PCT - World Hair Fixatives and Styling Formulation Patents
Published in 2007

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PCT - WORLD HAIR FIXATIVE AND STYLING PUBLICATIONS AND PATENTS IN 2007


TAMANU OIL PRODUCTS

(WO2007146816) 21.12.2007 A61K 36/28 T.F.H. PUBLICATIONS, INC.
A dermatological composition which may be used for the topical treatment of the skin, hair, or nails of mammals, comprising tamanu oil, an unsaturated fatty acid, and arnica oil, optionally including Vitamins E and A. The dermatological composition may be combined with other components to form a shampoo, conditioner, lotion, cream, spray, salve, or other cosmetic product in liquid, paste, or powder form.
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COMPOSITIONS BASED ON HYPERBRANCHED CONDENSATION POLYMERS AND NOVEL HYPERBRANCHED CONDENSATION POLYMERS

(WO2007144189) 21.12.2007 A61K 8/00 DSM IP ASSETS B.V.
The invention relates to personal care, home care and fabric care compositions based on hyperbranched condensation polymers having in the polymer backbone at least one unit comprising an amide bond attached to a trismethylene- aminomethane group and to novel hyperbranched condensation polymers.
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ONE-PACK HAIR DYE COMPOSITION

(WO2007141919) 13.12.2007 A61K 8/41 KAO CORPORATION
Disclosed is a one-pack hair dye composition which comprises (A) at least one compound represented by the formula (1), (B) an antioxidant agent comprising a combination of ascorbic acid or a salt thereof and sulfurous acid or a salt thereof, (C) a nonionic surfactant and (D) a thickening polymer, and which has a pH value ranging from 8 to 11. Also disclosed is a method for controlling the color of the hair produced after hair dying. The method is achieved by controlling the weight-based (ascorbic acid or a salt thereof)/(sulfurous acid or a salt thereof) ratio in the component (B). (1) wherein the dashed line means that a p-bond is present or absent; R1 represents OH or an acetoxy group; R2 represents H, -COOR (wherein R represents H, CH...
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HIGH SPF TRANSPARENT OR TRANSLUCENT NATURALLY DERIVED, CYTOPROTECTIVE, UV RADIATION RESISTANT COMPOSITIONS

(WO2007139947) 06.12.2007 A61K 8/25 GRUNE, Guerry L.
A composition comprising (a) at least one inorganic sun-block or sunscreen agent that is a proven non-endocrine disrupter, (b) at least one emollient or mixtures thereof proven to be a non-endocrine disrupter; (c) at least one emulsifier; and (d) an oil component capable of boosting SPF values. The compositions of the present disclosure are shown to be capable of protecting skin and mammalian health from the harmful effects of radiation including ultraviolet light or sunlight by inhibiting the loss of skin immuno-competency and eliminating any known or suspected endocrine disrupting agents normally utilized as sun protective agents. Also disclosed is a method for creating a composition, comprising: a) preparing a water phase mixture with a ...
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NON-ENDOCRINE DISRUPTING, CYTOPROTECTIVE, UV RADIATION RESISTANT SUNBLOCK COMPOSITIONS

(WO2007136881) 29.11.2007 A61K 8/97 GRUNE, Guerry, L.
The disclosure also describes a method for creating a composition, comprising: a) preparing a water phase mixture with a base of deionized water; b) optionally adding thickening or thinning agents into a water phase and mixing until free from lumps; c) optionally adding carrageenan into the mixture and mixing until free of lumps; d) heating the mixture to up to 80 C; e) adding vegetable glycerin and optionally aloe vera gel or liquid and mixing until completely uniform; f) preparing an oil phase mixture by heating one or more carrier oils to up to 75 C; g) adding a dispersant, SPF boosting oils and/or waxes, and optionally stearic acid, an anti-oxidant, and vitamin E oil, and mixing until all the solids are dissolved; h) slowly adding s...
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HAIR CARE COMPOSITION COMPRISING AN AMINOSILICONE AND A HIGH VISCOSITY SILICONE COPOLYMER EMULSION

(WO2007136708) 29.11.2007 A61K 8/33 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Hair care composition comprising an aminosilicone having a viscosity of from about 1,000 centistokes to about 1,000,000 centistokes, and less than about 0.5% nitrogen by weight of the aminosilicone; a silicone copolymer emulsion with an internal phase viscosity of greater than about 120 x 106 centistokes, as measured at 25C; and a gel matrix comprising a cationic surfactant; a high melting point fatty compound; and an aqueous carrier.
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IMPROVED HAIR STRAIGHTENING AND STYLING APPLIANCE

(WO2007136445) 29.11.2007 A61Q 5/04 CONAIR CORPORATION
A handheld hair styling appliance 1 has an electric motor 19, electric heat element 21, and hair engaging elements 10, 11, 12 including a set of stationary extending parts with respective shearing edges 40, 41 and a set of movable extending parts having respective shearing edges 31, 32, whereby when the moving parts move relative to and in proximity with the stationary parts, the respective shearing edges of each cooperate to compress strands of hair therebetween. The movable parts are spring-mounted to a carriage 29 and are urged into close proximity with the stationary parts, such that constant pressure is applied to hair strands positioned therebetween.
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ONE STEP SPRAY-DRYING PROCESS

(WO2007135583) 29.11.2007 A23L 1/00 FIRMENICH SA
Capsules encapsulating an active or functional ingredient are obtainable by a process in which a feed comprising this ingredient is dispersed in the form of drops in a spraying tower and exposed to a temperature in the range of -20C to 500C. In the tower, a cloud of suspended powdering agent provides a coating and prevents the capsules from sticking together and a reactant is provided to react with a polymer or film-forming carrier of the active ingredient so as to modify the water solution properties of the capsule walls.
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COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING SIDE CHAIN CRYSTALLINE (SEC) POLYMERS

(WO2007133720) 22.11.2007 A61K 8/81 AIR PRODUCTS AND CHEMICALS, INC.
The disclosure provides a personal care composition and method for forming the composition wherein the SCC polymer has at least one functionality selected from the group consisting of silicone, hydroxyl and carboxy. Such functionalized SCC polymers can be employed in a wide range of personal care compositions including skin care, body wash, and shampoo and hair treatments, among other personal care products.
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HIGH DS CATIONIC POLYGALACTOMMANNAN FOR HAIR CONDITIONER PRODUCTS

(WO2007127494) 08.11.2007 A61K 8/00 HERCULES INCORPORATED
A hair conditioner composition is provided with a) from about 1 to about 99 wt % of water, b) at least about 0.05 wt % of a cationic polymer wherein the cationic polymer has a mean average molecular weight (Mw) from about 2,000 to about 10,000,000 Dalton, and the cationic polymer has a cationic degree of substitution (DS) greater than 0.25 to about 3.0, and c) at least one hair conditioner active ingredient, wherein the active hair conditioner ingredient is selected from the group consisting of perfumes, emollients, moisturizing agents, humectapts, sunscreen actives, beauty aids, anti-oxidant agent, antimicrobial agent, additional conditioning agent, depositing agent, tanning agent, rejuvenating agent, medicaments agent, and mixtures the...
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IN SITU POLYMERIZATION FOR HAIR TREATMENT

(WO2007127065) 08.11.2007 G06Q 10/00 ANDORA, INC.
Hair care products represent a world-wide multi-billion dollar industry. Preformed polymers are commonly used in a vaiety of hair care products including shampoos, conditioners, gels, and hair sprays. The present invention provides technology for polymerizing monomers on hair in situ to produce desired hair characteristics. This eliminates the solubility and application issues found with some polymers. The polymerization of monomers on hair is typically initiated using a thermal or photoinitiatied free radical initiator. In certain embodiments, the monomers are fluorinated thereby producing a fluorinated polymer on the hair upon polymerization. The invention provides monomers, initiators, methods, and kits for use in treating hair with poly...
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COSMETIC COMPOSITION COMPRISING AT LEAST IN POLYMERIZABLE CYANOACRYLATE MONOMER AND AT LEAST ONE NON-POLYOXYETHYLENATED GRAFTED SILICONE POLYMER

(WO2007119022) 25.10.2007 A61K 8/40 L'OREAL
The invention concerns a cosmetic composition comprising at least in polymerizable cyanoacrylate monomer and at least one non-polyoxyethylenated grafted silicone polymer. The invention concerns a cosmetic composition for treating keratinous fibers, in particular human keratinous fibers such as hair fibers, comprising at least one polymerizable cyanoacrylate monomer and at least one non-polyoxyethylenated grafted silicone polymer.
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BRUSH FOR HAIR DRESSING

(WO2007116423) 18.10.2007 A45D 20/52 ARTEPLASTICA DI MAESTRINI VITTORIO
New hair brash particularly effective in any application where it is necessary to blow a hot air stream towards hair, typically in hair-drying and hair-styling operations, characterized in that protruding, tooth-like or prong-like, components (2) are disposed along the longitudinal axis of the brush. The novel position of the protruding components, as well as their distribution, shape and physical' structure, make the hair brush particularly useful in any application where air streams are blown into hair enhancing the effectiveness of the operation. The brush is particularly suitable for short hair dressing. The brash is preferably completely made of plastic material and turns out to be particularly handy, easy to use and to clean and inexp...
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NOVEL COMPOSITIONS FOR HAIR DISORDERS AND PROCESS OF PREPARATION THEREOF

(WO2007113851) 11.10.2007 A61Q 7/00 PANACEA BIOTEC LTD.
Novel compositions for hair loss prevention and/or hair growth promotion comprising at least active agent preferably derived from natural source such as from the plant Vernonia sp., either alone or in combination with other active agent(s) and optionally one or more excipient(s) are provided. The process for the extraction of hair growth promoting agent and preparation of compositions comprising such active agent are also described. The novel composition is preferably in the form of an oral or topical preparation such as tablet, capsule, liquid solution or suspension, cream, gel, lotion or spray and is useful against hair disease(s)/disorder(s) and/or other associated disorders particularly in the management of testosterone induced androgen...
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CONTROLLED RELEASE PHARMACEUTICAL COMPOSITION AND PROCESS THEREOF

(WO2007105229) 20.09.2007 A61K 9/22 PANACEA BIOTEC LTD.
Novel controlled release pharmaceutical compositions comprising at least one active agent(s), at least one pH dependent polymer(s), at least one pH independent(s) preferably water soluble polymer, a channel forming agent(s), and optionally other pharmaceutically acceptable excipients are provided. Also described are process for preparation of such compositions and method of using such compositions. The controlled release compositions are useful in providing therapeutically effective levels of active agent(s) for extended periods of time.
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HAIR STYLING ATTACHMENT AND APPARATUS

(WO2007105069) 20.09.2007 A45D 20/12 CHAN, Wing Kin
A hair styling attachment for use with a hot air blower, the hair styling attachment comprises a coupling portion and a styling portion which are moveably connected by a swivel joint, the coupling portion comprises an upstream end for attaching to an outlet of a hot air blower and a downstream end for delivering air to the styling attachment, the styling portion comprises an upstream end for connecting to the coupling portion and a downstream end for delivering hot air for hair styling, the styling portion and the swivel joint are arranged so that the downstream end of the styling portion is rotatable at an angle about an air-flow axis of the coupling portion which defines the direction of exit air flow from the downstream end of the coupli...
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COMPOSITION AND METHOD FOR TOPICAL TREATMENT OF TAR-RESPONSIVE DERMATOLOGICAL DISORDERS

(WO2007103687) 13.09.2007 A61K 36/00 TRISTRATA, INC.
The present invention relates to a composition including a wax and a therapeutically effective amount of tar for topical treatment of a tar-responsive dermatological disorder, the composition being in liquid or light gel form when at a temperature selected from room temperature and a temperature of skin of a mammal upon application of the composition to the skin of the mammal. The invention also relates to a method of treating a tar-responsive dermatological disorder by topically applying the composition to skin of a mammal, preferably a human, that is involved with the disorder.
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LOW MOLECULAR WEIGHT AMPHOLYTIC POLYMERS FOR PERSONAL CARE APPLICATIONS

(WO2007103337) 13.09.2007 A61K 8/81 NALCO COMPANY
A cosmetically acceptable composition comprising from about 0.1 to about 10 weight percent, based on polymer solids, of a water-soluble ampholyte polymer comprising: from at least 1 to as much as 95 weight percent of the nonionic monomer acrylamide; from at least 5 to as much as 80 weight percent of the cationic monomer dimethyldiallylammonium chloride; from at least 1 to as much as 75 weight percent of the anionic monomer acrylic acid, is disclosed. The application of these polymers to a keratinous substance is also disclosed. In addition, a method of treating a keratinous substance comprising applying a cosmetically acceptable composition comprising from about 0.1 to about 10 weight percent, based on polymer solids, of an ampholyte polyme...
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THICKENED HAIR COLOURANT AND BLEACHING COMPOSITIONS

(WO2007102119) 13.09.2007 A61Q 5/10 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention relates to hair colouring and hair bleaching compositions comprising a source of carbonate ions, at least one oxidizing agent and a specified gel network thickener system comprising a specified ternary surfactant system. The compositions surprisingly provide improved hair colourant and bleaching compositions which deliver improved lift, lightening and colour delivery whilst minimizing damage which are easy to manufacture and have long shelf life stability.
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FOAM CONTAINING UNIQUE OIL GLOBULES

(WO2007102052) 13.09.2007 None FOAMIX LTD.
The present invention provides a foamable composition for administration to the skin, body surface, body cavity or mucosal surface, e.g., the mucosa of the nose, mouth, eye, ear, respiratory system, vagina or rectum. The foamable oil in water emulsion composition includes: an oil globule system, selected from the group consisting of oil bodies; and sub-micron oil globules, about 0.1 % to about 5% by weight of an agent, selected from the group consisting of a surface-active agent, having an HLB value between 9 and 16; and a polymeric agent, and a liquefied or compressed gas propellant at a concentration of about 3% to about 25% by weight of the total composition, water and optional ingredients are added to complete the total mass to 100%. Up...
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POLYMERS CONTAINING SILICONE COPOLYOL MACROMERS AND PERSONAL CARE COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING SAME

(WO2007101059) 07.09.2007 A61K 8/89 LUBRIZOL ADVANCED MATERIALS, INC.
Dimethicone copolyol polymers are synthesized from dimethicone copolyol macromers. Polymers containing the macromer repeating units are useful in a variety of applications including personal care, textile and industrial formulations to deliver softness, lubricity, fixative, humidity resistance, water repellency, gloss, surface modification, and surfactant properties.
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HAIR STYLING TOOL WITH ROTATABLE CYLINDER

(WO2007100842) 07.09.2007 A45D 6/04 M. M. &R. PRODUCTS, INC.
A hair styling tool includes a body, a cylinder extending from the body, the cylinder rotatable relative to the body, a motor for rotating the cylinder, a heater to heat the cylinder, and a styling arm pivotally attached to the body. The hair styling tool may have a generally clam shell configuration, wherein the styling arm is movable between an open position in which the styling arm does not contact the cylinder and a closed position in which the styling arm contacts the cylinder. The styling arm may also include a brush head with fixed or retractable bristles and/or a smoothing plate.
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WOMAN'S HAIR BUN HOLDER

(WO2007100836) 07.09.2007 A45D 8/00 LJL, INC.
First and second holders for styling a person's hair on a selected form with respect to at least a portion thereof which holders can be used individually or in combination. In combination, protuberances in one holder can be forced into openings in the other to thereby be held together as a unit. There are provisions to aid fastening these holders in a person's hair and to hold decorative items therein.
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PERSONAL CARE AND DERMATOLOGIC COMPOSITIONS

(WO2007100689) 07.09.2007 A61K 8/89 PERLE, Adam
The present invention relates to personal care and dermatologic products, both emulsions and anhydrous formulations, containing a non-cross-linked silicone polymer ('NXL Silicone Polymer') made by the hydrosilylation reaction of a terminal divinyl silicone polymer and a terminal disilanic-hydrogen silicone polymer.
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ANTIBIOTIC KIT AND COMPOSITION AND USES THEREOF

(WO2007099396) 07.09.2007 None FOAMIX LTD.
The present invention relates to a therapeutic kit to provide a safe and effective dosage of an antibiotic agent, including an aerosol packaging assembly including: a container accommodating a pressurized product; and an outlet capable of releasing the pressurized product as a foam, wherein the pressurized product comprises a foamable composition including: an antibiotic agent; at least one organic carrier selected from the group consisting of a hydrophobic organic carrier, an organic polar solvent, an emollient and mixtures thereof, at a concentration of about 2 % to about 50 % by weight, a surface- active agent, about 0.01 % to about 5 % by weight of at least one polymeric additive selected from the group consisting of a bioadhesive agent...
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COSMETIC COMPOSITION COMPRISING A (POLY)ALKYLENE GLYCOL ETHER, AN ACRYLATE OR METHACRYLATE AND ACRYLATE OR METHACRYLATE HYDROXYESTER COPOLYMER, AND A THICKENING POLYMER, AND THE USE THEREOF AS A CAPILLARY PRODUCT

(WO2007099272) 07.09.2007 None L'OREAL
The invention relates to a cosmetic composition comprising, in a cosmetically acceptable medium, at least one alkylene glycol or polyalkylene glycol ether, at least one acrylate or methacrylate and acrylate or methacrylate hydroxyester copolymer, and at least one natural or synthetic thickening polymer, the weight ratio between the quantity of acrylate or methacrylate and acrylate or methacrylate hydroxyester copolymers and the quantity of alkylene glycol or polyalkylene glycol ethers being between 0.1 and 15. Said composition is especially used as a hairstyling product.
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COSMETIC COMPOSITION COMPRISING A SUGAR ALCOHOL, AN ACRYLATE OR METHACRYLATE AND ACRYLATE OR METHACRYLATE HYDROXYESTER COPOLYMER, AND AN ACRYLIC THICKENING POLYMER, AND THE USE THEREOF AS A CAPILLARY PRODUCT

(WO2007099271) 07.09.2007 None L'OREAL
The invention relates to a cosmetic composition comprising, in a cosmetically acceptable medium, at least one sugar alcohol, at least one acrylate or methacrylate and acrylate or methacrylate hydroxyester copolymer, and at least one thickening polymer selected from crosslinked or non-crosslinked acrylic acid homopolymers. Said composition is especially used as a hairstyling product.
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COSMETIC COMPOSITION COMPRISING A SULPHONATED POLYMER AND AN ACRYLATE OR METHACRYLATE AND ACRYLATE OR METHACRYLATE HYDROXYESTER COPOLYMER, AND THE USE THEREOF AS A HAIR CARE PRODUCT

(WO2007099270) 07.09.2007 None L'OREAL
The invention relates to a cosmetic composition comprising, in a cosmetically acceptable medium, at least one acrylate or methacrylate and acrylate or methacrylate hydroxyester copolymer, and at least one partially or fully neutralised sulphonated polymer containing at least one unit derived from an ethylenically unsaturated monomer with a sulphone grouping, the weight ratio between the amount of acrylate or methacrylate and acrylate or methacrylate hydroxyester copolymers and the amount of sulphonated polymers being between 0.1 and 10. Said composition is especially used as a hairstyling product.
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NOVEL HETEROCYCLIC SUBSTITUTED CONDENSATION POLYMERS

(WO2007098889) 07.09.2007 C08G 69/44 DSM IP ASSETS B.V.
The invention relates to novel optionally quaternized or protonated condensation polymers having at least one heterocyclic end-group connected to the polymer backbone through a unit derived from an alkylamide, the connection comprising an optionally substituted ethylene group and to the use thereof in body care products and household products.
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HAIR CARE COMPOSITIONS

(WO2007098888) 07.09.2007 A61K 8/49 DSM IP ASSETS B.V.
The invention relates to hair care compositions comprising an effective amount of a condensation polymer having at least one, optionally quarternized or protonated, dialkylamide end-group connected through the polymer backbone to a unit derived from an alkylamide, the connection comprising at least one ester linkage.
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PROCESS FOR THE PREPARATION OF POWDERS FROM SLURRIES OF FRAGRANCED AMINOPLAST CAPSULES

(WO2007096790) 30.08.2007 A23L 1/00 FIRMENICH SA
A process for the preparation of powder products via spray-drying, in a generally known manner, of aqueous dispersions, or slurries, of aminoplast microcapsules comprising an encapsulated oil, wherein, prior to being submitted to spray-drying, there is added to said slurry a de-tackifying colloid in an appropriate amount and the pH of the slurry thus obtained is adjusted to a value comprised between 4 and 6 by means of an acid. This process makes it possible to obtain powders that are particularly useful to impart pleasant and useful properties, namely fragrance and antibacterial or malodor counteracting properties, to consumer products wherein the incorporation of aqueous media or compositions is undesirable and affects the physical struct...
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CONDITIONING SHAMPOO COMPOSITIONS

(WO2007096046) 30.08.2007 A61K 8/89 UNILEVER PLC
An aqueous shampoo composition comprising (a) from 2 to 40% by weight of an anionic cleansing surfactant, (b) from 0.01 to 5% by weight of a cationic polymer, and (c) from 0.01 to 10% by weight of an insoluble, nonionic silicone, present as emulsified particles with an average particle size (d50) of from 0.06 micron to 0.14 micron.
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CARBON-ENCASED METAL NANOPARTICLES AND SPONGES, METHODS OF SYNTHESIS, AND METHODS OF USE

(WO2007095454) 23.08.2007 B32B 15/02 BOARD OF SUPERVISORS OF LOUISIANA STATE UNIVERSITY AND AGRICULTURAL AND MECHANICAL COLLEGE
We disclose novel metallic nanoparticles coated with a thin protective carbon shell, and three-dimensional nano-metallic sponges; methods of preparation of the nanoparticles; and uses for these novel materials, including wood preservation, strengthening of polymer and fiber/polymer building materials, and catalysis.
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PERSONAL CARE COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING RESPONSIVE PARTICLES

(WO2007095324) 23.08.2007 C08K 9/06 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Personal care compositions comprising responsive particles. In one aspect, the responsive particle comprises: (1) a particle core having an interfacial surface, (2) a first polymer having a first property, and (3) a second polymer having a contrasting property. The first polymer and the second polymer are attached at different locations to the interfacial surface of the particle core. In another aspect, the responsive particle comprises: (1) a particle core having an interfacial surface, (2) at least one block co-polymer comprising a first block and a second block, wherein said first block has a first property and said second block has a second property, and (3) optionally, at least one other polymer having a third property. The block co-po...
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MANUFACTURING METHOD OF MIXED SURFACTANT SYSTEM

(WO2007094603) 23.08.2007 C11D 1/65 LG HOUSEHOLD &HEALTH CARE LTD.
Disclosed is a method for manufacturing a mixed surfactant system. The present invention comprises steps of preparing a cationic compound formed by heat-reacting a tertiary amine having a specific formula with a polyhydroxy compound having a specific formula; and mixing an anionic surfactant with the cationic compound. The manufacturing method according to the present invention can be effectively used for manufacturing a mixed surfactant system which is useful to the detergent composition since the cationic compound having a specific formula can be easily manufactured in a high yield. The cationic compound in the mixed surfactant system prepared according to the manufacturing method of the present invention can be effectively used for deter...
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RHEOPEXY GELS AS VEHICLES

(WO2007093271) 23.08.2007 A61K 8/02 HENKEL KOMMANDITGESELLSCHAFT AUF AKTIEN
The invention relates to rheopexy compositions in gel form and use thereof as vehicles, in particularly, for oxidative dyes. The gel compositions comprise: water, 6.0 to 15 wt. % of at least one saturated or unsaturated, linear or branched alcohol with 8 to 36 C atoms, 0.1 to 15 wt. % of at least one liquid fatty acid with 6 to 22 C atoms in the form of a water-soluble soap, 0.5 to 10 wt. % of at least one addition product from1 to 5 moles of ethylene oxide to a linear fatty alcohol with 8 to 22 C atoms, 0.5 to 10 wt. % of at least one ester oil selected from (i) C1 to C10 alkyl(C8 to C30)alkanoates, the hydrocarbon groups of which can be linear or branched, saturated or unsaturated and/or (ii) C8 to C30 alkyl (C1 to C10)alkanoates, the hyd...
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STYLING PRODUCT

(WO2007093203) 23.08.2007 A61K 8/02 HENKEL KOMMANDITGESELLSCHAFT AUF AKTIEN
Product for the treatment of keratin fibres, consisting of (A) a dosing device comprising at least one storage chamber and at least one closure element, and (B) at least one moulding for creating hairstyles, comprising at least one film-forming and/or setting polymer, where the storage chamber comprises the moulding or mouldings, and a method for the temporary shaping of the keratin fibres using this product.
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TRIPLE BARREL HAIR STYLING DEVICE

(WO2007092256) 16.08.2007 A45D 2/40 CONAIR CORPORATION
A triple-barrel head device (10) for styling hair using heated barrels comprises of a first head (12) having a single barrel (24) adjacent to two barrel-receiving gutters (26, 28), and a second head (14) having two barrels (32, 34) aligned to be received in the gutters when the heads are closed together about a tuft of hair.
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HAIRBRUSH FOR PETS AND PEOPLE THAT RELEASES ACTIVE INGREDIENTS

(WO2007092038) 16.08.2007 A45D 24/16 IDIDIT, INC.
A hairbrush for people and pets releases liquid gel perfume, fragrance and/or other active compositions including insect repellant, hair conditioning composition, dye composition, moisturizing ingredients, or antibacterial compounds when brushed or activated by manually depressing a cover. The brush includes a flexible deformable membrane with a plurality of apertures that carries and aligns with apertures in brush bristles for delivery of the liquid gel active composition and is fitted within a first opening of an internal cavity in a brush base. A porous sponge saturated with the liquid gel active ingredient is inserted over the flexible deformable membrane. A cover is inserted through a second opening and rests upon the porous sponge. Br...
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IMPROVED METHOD FOR THE MANUFACTURE OF SOAP FOR HAIR TREATMENT AND ACTIVE INGREDIENTS FOR SHAMPOOS, LOTIONS, GELS AND CREAMS AND RESULTING SOAP

(WO2007089132) 09.08.2007 A61K 8/97 ALANIS CABRERA, Francisco, Javier
The invention relates to a method for producing hair treatment soap, in which plants or parts thereof are selected and said plants or plant parts are dried and washed with 1% sodium hypochlorite. The plants or plant parts are subsequently mixed with a solution of alcohol and water in a ratio of 0.07:1 in order to optimise the extraction of active ingredients. The plant parts can comprise stems, leaves, flowers, stones, etc. The selected plants are: beggarticks, mammee apple, avocado, arnica, prickly poppy, horsetail, green shrimp plant, spurred anoda, spurge, croton, mallow, walnut, rosemary, aloe vera, chamomile, guava, prickly pear, romerillo, elder and mugwort. The soap thus obtained is used as is or as an active ingredient for shampoos,...
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ENZYMATICALLY CROSSLINKED PROTEIN NANOPARTICLES

(WO2007086613) 02.08.2007 C07K 14/78 FUJIFILM CORPORATION
It is an object of the present invention to provide highly safe nanoparticles made from highly biocompatible materials without the use of a surfactant or synthetic polymer. The present invention provides a protein nanoparticle which is obtained by enzymatic crosslinking during and/or after the formation of protein nanoparticle.
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STABLE OIL-IN-WATER AND WATER/OIL/WATER MULTIPLE EMULSIONS AND HAIR TREATING COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING THEM

(WO2007083256) 26.07.2007 A61K 8/73 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention provides an oil-in-water or water/oil/water multiple emulsion, or a mixture thereof, comprising (A) a organopolysiloxane elastomer crosslinked with polyether chains and (B) at least one thickener selected from the group of a polyacrylamide homo- or copolymer, a cellu- loseether, a non-silicone cationic polymer or or a thickening system comprising a mixture of from about 60 to about 67% of the thickening system of a copolymer of 2-propenoic acid with 2- propenamide, from about 27 to about 32% of the thickening system of the homopolymer of 2- methyl-1-propene and from about 5 to about 7% of the thickening system of poly(oxy-1,2- ethanediyl)-sorbitan-monododecanoate.
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RESISTANCE HEATING ELEMENT FOR A HAIR-STYLING DEVICE AND A HAIR-STYLING DEVICE EQUIPPED WITH SAID RESISTANCE HEATING ELEMENT

(WO2007082903) 26.07.2007 A45D 1/04 WIK FAR EAST LTD.
A resistance heating element 1 for a hair-styling device comprises a resistance heating wire arrangement, which is held by a support body 2, and also a layer which covers and electrically insulates the heating wire. The resistance heating wire arrangement has at least one heating wire 3. The support body 2 is formed solely by a hollow body which is composed of an electrically insulating, heat-resistant material, and the outside of the resistance heating element 1 is formed by the layer which covers the heating wire 3.
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NANO-OTOLOGIC PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT FOR IMPACT NOISE TOXICITY AND/OR BLAST OVERPRESSURE EXPOSURE

(WO2007082241) 19.07.2007 A61F 13/00 PRESIDENT AND FELLOWS OF HARVARD COLLEGE
An apparatus for preventing hearing loss having a body made of a soft compliant material having first and second ends and a channel extending therethrough, an acoustically limp material adjacent one of the ends of the body with the acoustically limp material having a hole therein aligned with the channel extending through the body, and a component film, disc or other structure covering or sealing the opening in the acoustically limp material. The film or disc may be formed of a high-strength polymer material and may be less than 10 micrometers in thickness. Rather than having a single channel extending through the body, a plurality of channels may extend therethrough and a plurality of corresponding holes may be provided in the acoustically...
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PERSONAL CARE COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING CATIONICALLY MODIFIED STARCH AND AN ANIONIC SURFACTANT SYSTEM

(WO2007080539) 19.07.2007 A61K 8/73 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Personal care compositions comprise (a) from about 0.01 wt.% to about 10 wt.% of a water-soluble cationically modified starch polymer, wherein said water-soluble cationically modified starch polymer has a molecular weight from about 250,000 to about 15,000,000 and a charge density from about 0.2 meq/g to about 5 meq/g; (b) from about 5 wt.% to about 50 wt.% of an anionic surfactant system, said anionic surfactant system comprising at least one anionic surfactant and having an ethoxylate level and an anion level, (i) wherein said ethoxylate level is from about 1 to about 6, and (ii) wherein said anion level is from about 1 to about 6; and (c) a cosmetically acceptable medium. Personal care compositions as described above further comprise fro...
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PLASTICIZER OF NATURAL ORIGIN FOR NAIL POLISH

(WO2007080172) 19.07.2007 None DURLIN FRANCE
The use of at least one carbonate of natural origin as a plasticizer in a film-forming cosmetic composition comprising, in a physiologically acceptable medium, a film-forming polymer and a solvent medium.
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KERATIN-CONTAINING STYLING COMPOSITIONS

(WO2007079817) 19.07.2007 A61K 8/65 HENKEL KOMMANDITGESELLSCHAFT AUF AKTIEN
Compositions for the temporary shaping of keratin fibres, comprising, in a cosmetically acceptable carrier, 0.05 to 5% by weight of at least one keratin with a molecular mass of from 40 to 70 kDa, and 0.1 to 20% by weight of at least one film-forming and/or setting polymer, and the use of corresponding keratins in styling compositions for improving the hold of the hairstyle.
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SUNSCREEN AEROSOL

(WO2007079807) 19.07.2007 A61K 8/04 HENKEL KOMMANDITGESELLSCHAFT AUF AKTIEN
The invention relates to a spray-on preparation for treating keratin fibers, especially human hair, containing at least a) one wax having a melting point in a range of from 40C to 90C, a silicon oil and/or a paraffin oil, b) at least one emulsifier, c) at least one propellant and d) at least one powdered inorganic UV filter, the powder particles having a particle size of from 10 nm to 150 m. The invention also relates to the use of said preparation for protecting hair from damages caused by UV radiation.
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INTAKE-EXHAUST TYPE HAIR STYLING DRYER

(WO2007078139) 12.07.2007 A45D 20/04 KANG, Byounghwan
Disclosed herein is an intake-exhaust type hair styling dryer which can perform drying and styling of hair at the same time along with other functions through intake and exhaust of air, moisture, etc. The intake-exhaust type hair styling dryer comprises a comb (32) including an intake hole (35), a bristle (33) extending through the intake hole (35), and an exhaust aperture (51) spaced apart from the bristle (33), a main body (31) detachable attached to the comb (32) and having an air outlet (48) formed therein, an air intake and blowing device disposed in the main body (31), and a filter (46) positioned below the air intake and blowing device (31).
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POLYMER-LIPOSOME NANO-COMPLEXES AND THE PREPARATION METHOD THEREOF, AND THE COMPOSITION OF SKIN EXTERNAL APPLICATION CONTAINING THE SAME

(WO2007078060) 12.07.2007 A61K 8/14 AMOREPACIFIC CORPORATION
The present invention relates to a polymer-liposome complex using pH-sensitive polymer and the preparation method thereof, and the composition of skin external application containing the same. The present invention relates to a polymer-lipid based drug carrier and the composition of skin external application designed to exist stably in aqueous solution, aqueous solution containing various salts and cosmetics formulation compared to lipid based liposome.
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HAIR IRON

(WO2007078049) 12.07.2007 A45D 1/06 GHD KOREA, INC.
Disclosed therein is a hair iron device including: a hinge shaft having a spring wound thereon for providing a restoring force to an upper case and a lower case, the hinge shaft being inserted into coupling holes of support brackets respectively located at rear end portions of the upper case and the lower case; heater blocks and heater plates respectively mounted on the front parts of the upper case and the lower case; an upper cover mounted on the rear part of the upper case for protecting a printed circuit board (PCB) embedded in the upper case, the PCB having an LED for displaying an operational state of the hair iron device and an operation and power controlling circuit section for controlling an overall operation of the hair iron devic...
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SKIN OR HAIR WASHING COMPOSITION

(WO2007077668) 12.07.2007 A61K 8/39 KAO CORPORATION
Disclosed is a skin or hair washing composition having an excellent foaming property and showing good sense of use over a period during washing to drying. The skin or hair composition comprises the following components (A), (B) and (C): (A) a compound represented by the general formula (1): R1O-(AO)n-R2 (1); (B) a surfactant other than the component (A); and (C) a cationic polymer, wherein the ratio of the component (A) to the component (C) by weight is as follows: (A)/(C) = 0.5 to 60.
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FILM CONTAINING COMPOSITIONS

(WO2007076466) 05.07.2007 A61K 8/02 COLGATE-PALMOLIVE COMPANY
An oral care, personal care or cleansing composition with a carrier comprising a functional material and at least two polymers. One polymer has a greater solubility in water than the other polymer; one of the polymers may be water-soluble and the other polymer water-insoluble. The polymers are selected and apportioned to provide at least one of the following: (1) a desired stability of the film in the composition. (2) a desired rate of disintegration of the film during use of the composition, and (3) a desired rate of delivery of the functional material during use of the composition.
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HAIR SHINE AND STYLING HOLD COMPOSITION AND METHODS OF FORMING AND USING SAME

(WO2007075969) 05.07.2007 A61K 8/891 SCHWARZKOPF &HENKEL, A DIVISION OF HENKEL CONSUMER GOODS INC.
A hair styling and shine composition and methods of using and forming the composition are disclosed. The composition includes about 0.1 wt% to about 60 wt% of a volatile silicone, about 0.1 wt% to about 20% wt% of hair fixative resin, and about 40 wt% to about 85% wt% of an organic solvent.
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PRODUCTION OF CHIRAL MATERIALS USING CRYSTALLIZATION INHIBITORS

(WO2007075609) 05.07.2007 B01J 20/29 EVOLVED NANOMATERIAL SCIENCES, INC.
A method is disclosed for producing a chiral gel. A polymer including chiral monomers, such as a protein, is dissolved to generate a sol, which is optionally dialyzed. The sol is contacted with a crystallization inhibitor that allows it to form a gel. The gel in wet or dried form is useful for performing chiral separations.
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POWDERY STYLING AGENTS AND THE DISPENSER SYSTEMS THEREOF

(WO2007073857) 05.07.2007 A61Q 5/06 HENKEL KOMMANDITGESELLSCHAFT AUF AKTIEN
The invention relates to substances for strengthening and styling keratin fibers, especially human hair, from an adequate dispenser system in the form of a fine powder which is optionally freshly ground, sliced, or grated as late as right before being applied. Also disclosed is the use of said preparation for treating keratin fibers, particularly human hair.
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HAIR WAX SPRAY

(WO2007073799) 05.07.2007 A61K 8/25 HENKEL KOMMANDITGESELLSCHAFT AUF AKTIEN
Sprayable preparation for the treatment of keratin fibres, in particular human hair, comprising at least one wax with a melting point in a range from 40C to 90C, at least one emulsifier, at least one propellant and at least one pulverulent inorganic compound, where the powder particles have a particle size of from 10 to 150 m, and the wax is the only film-forming and/or setting component, and the use of this preparation for the temporary shaping of keratin fibres and for achieving a matt effect.
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POLYMER STRUCTURE REACTING WITH KERATIN, SYNTHESIS AND USE THEREOF

(WO2007072521) 28.06.2007 A61K 8/73 EUDERMIC COSMETIC LINE S.R.L.
Novel (co)polymeric structures having functional groups making possible, under conditions that are safe for human use, the formation of chemical bonds with human keratin, and in particular with the keratin present in hair, eyelashes and eyebrows, skin, nails, lips, the oral mucosa and tissues of the external genital organs are disclosed; the invention also relates to the synthesis of such (co)polymeric structures and the use thereof in the fields of cosmetics and medicine.
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KIT AND COMPOSITION OF IMIDAZOLE WITH ENHANCED BIOAVAILABILITY

(WO2007072216) 28.06.2007 None FOAMIX LTD.
A composition and therapeutic kit provide a therapeutic azole with increased solubility. The kit includes an aerosol packaging assembly containing a container accommodating a pressurized product and an outlet capable of releasing the pressurized product as a foam. The pressurized product includes a foamable composition including: i. a therapeutic azole, wherein the solubility of the azole in the composition before foaming is less than the solubility of the azole in the composition after foaming; ii. at least one organic carrier selected from the group consisting of a hydrophobic organic carrier, a co-solvent, an emollient and mixtures thereof, at a concentration of about 2% to about 50% by weight; iii. a surface-active agent; iv. about 0.01...
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ELECTRIC TACTILE DISPLAY

(WO2007066717) 14.06.2007 G09B 21/00 THE UNIVERSITY OF TOKYO
An electric tactile display comprising an electrode substrate (4) provided with a plurality of stimulus electrodes (5), a conductive gel layer (7) interposed between the stimulus electrodes (5) and the skin of a user, a switching circuit section (6A) connected electrically with the stimulus electrodes (5), a stimulus pattern creating section (2A) connected electrically with the switching circuit section (6A), and a means for relaxing occurrence feeling occurring in the user. The means for relaxing the occurrence feeling comprises the conductive gel layer (7) having a resistance equivalent to that of skin keratin. The means for relaxing the occurrence feeling comprises an electric stimulus judging means for providing an electric stimulus bas...
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GEL COMPOSITION

(WO2007063688) 07.06.2007 C09K 3/00 SHISEIDO COMPANY, LTD.
A gel composition characterized by containing either a water-soluble thickening agent obtained by copolymerizing acrylic acid and/or a salt thereof or an acrylic acid derivative with an acrylamidoalkylsulfonic acid and/or a salt thereof, or a water-soluble thickening agent obtained by further neutralizing the obtained copolymer with an alkali agent, and containing at least one specified polyglycerol fatty acid ester of high esterification degree. Thus, with the use of the water-soluble thickening agent of acrylamidoalkylsulfonic acid copolymer, there is provided a gel composition that excels in moisture retaining effect and keratin softening effect, ensuring excellent skin fitting sensation and avoiding sticking sensation.
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HAIR STYLING CREAM

(WO2007063520) 07.06.2007 A61Q 5/06 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention relates to hair styling creams comprising a crosslinked silicone polymer; an alkoxylated compound selected from polyethylenoxides and polyalkoxylated silicone compounds; emulsifier; a fatty phase; and an aqueous phase. The cream can be transferred into rope-, thread- or fiber-like structures when distributed in the hands. It gives a powdery feel after drying and improves stability and gloss of hair.
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USE OF DI- OR OLIGOSACCHARIDE POLYESTER IN HAIR STYLING PRODUCTS

(WO2007063512) 07.06.2007 A61K 8/60 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention relates to the use of fully esterified di- or oligosaccharide polyesters in hair styling products selected from hair styling waxes, hair styling creams, hair styling foam wax products and hair styling spray wax products. Preferred saccharide polyesters are octaesters of sucrose and C8 to C30 fatty acids such as behenic acid and fatty acids derived from cotton seed oil.
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WATER-RESISTANT STYLING COMPOSITIONS

(WO2007062731) 07.06.2007 A61K 8/81 HENKEL KOMMANDITGESELLSCHAFT AUF AKTIEN
Hair-treatment compositions with high water resistance comprise - in each case based on the composition - in a cosmetically acceptable carrier, 0.1 to 12% by weight of at least one copolymer A of acrylic acid and/or methacrylic acid and/or acrylic acid esters and/or methacrylic acid esters with at least one methacrylic acid ester of the formula H2C=C(CH3)-COO-(CH2-CH2-O)nCH2-(CH2)m-CH3, in which n is values from 14 to 24, preferably from 16 to 22, particularly preferably from 18 to 21 and in particular 20, and m is values from 12 to 22, preferably from 14 to 20, particularly preferably from 16 to 18 and in particular 16, and 0.1 to 12% by weight of at least one copolymer B of methacrylic acid and hydroxyethyl methacrylate and methyl methacr...
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SWOLLEN SILICONE COMPOSITION, PROCESS OF PRODUCING SAME AND PRODUCTS THEREOF

(WO2007061623) 31.05.2007 A61K 8/89 GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
There is provided herein, in one specific embodiment, silicone composition(s) comprising unique combination(s) of silicone polymer and alkyltrisiloxane(s) which can produce silicone composition(s) with lower solids content than silicone compositions that use other than alkyltrisiloxane(s); while still maintaining a desirable viscosity.
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HAIR TREATMENT CONTAINING A POWDERY EMULSIFYING AND THICKENING AGENT

(WO2007061045) 31.05.2007 A61K 8/81 SEIWA KASEI COMPANY, LIMITED
A hair treatment which contains a powdery emulsifying and thickening agent containing a composition that comprises 88 to 99% by weight of either (A) a polymer of a monomer (i) having a strongly acid functional group which is partially or completely neutralized or a copolymer of the monomer (i) and other monomer (ii), 1 to 6% by weight of (B) at least one water-in-oil type emulsifying agent, and 0 to 6% by weight of (C) at least one oil-in-water type emulsifying agent and which has a proper viscosity, is excellent in stability and easy of preparation, and can treat the hair without imparting clamminess or bristliness thereto.
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COSMETIC OR PERSONAL CARE COMPOSITION COMPRISING A POLYMER COMPRISING OXAZOLIDON GROUPS

(WO2007060006) 31.05.2007 A61K 8/87 DSM IP ASSETS B.V.
The invention relates to a cosmetic or personal care composition comprising a polymer which polymer comprises oxazolidon groups. Examples of cosmetic and personal care compositions include hair spray compositions, mousses, gels, lotions, tonics, shampoos, conditioners, rinses, hand and body lotions, facial moisturizers, sunscreens, anti-acne preparations, topical analgesics, mascara's, eyeliners, blush, liquid lip color, nail polish and foundations.
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HAIR-SETTING COMPOSITION CONTAINING DERIVATIZED MALEIC ANHYDRIDE POLYMER AND A NONIONIC HOMOPOLYMER OR COPOLYMER OF VINYLPYRROLIDONE

(WO2007059829) 31.05.2007 A61Q 5/06 HENKEL KOMMANDITGESELLSCHAFT AUF AKTIEN
Hair-setting composition comprising at least one derivatized maleic anhydride polymer and at least one nonionic homopolymer or copolymer of vinylpyrrolidone, and the use of this composition for the temporary shaping of keratin fibres.
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HAIR-SETTING COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING DERIVATIZED MALEIC ANHYDRIDE POLYMER AND AMPHOTERIC FILM-FORMING POLYMER

(WO2007059828) 31.05.2007 A61Q 5/06 HENKEL KOMMANDITGESELLSCHAFT AUF AKTIEN
Hair-setting composition comprising at least one derivatized maleic anhydride polymer and at least one amphoteric film-forming polymer, and the use of this composition for the temporary shaping of keratin fibres.
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SWOLLEN SILICONE COMPOSITION AND PROCESS OF PRODUCING SAME

(WO2007058825) 24.05.2007 A61K 8/89 GENERAL ELECTRIC COMPANY
There is provided herein, in one specific embodiment, silicone composition(s) comprising unique combination(s) of silicone polymer and alkyltrisiloxane(s) which can produce silicone composition(s) with lower solids content than silicone compositions that use other than alkyltrisiloxane(s); while still maintaining a desirable viscosity.
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PORTABLE ELECTRICALLY RECHARGEABLE HAIR IRON

(WO2007058437) 24.05.2007 A45D 1/04 THDI.CO.,LTD.
Disclosed is a portable electrically-rechargeable hair iron including two heating plates(500A, 500B) having heating surfaces symmetrically positioned to face each other, a heat conductive plate located between the heating plates and having a first flat surface and a second waved surface, a rechargeable battery(lOO) formed by a lithium ion or lithium polymer battery, a sensor unit(200) for sensing an over-voltage state of the hair iron by a voltage supplied from the battery, an overheating prevention unit(300) for determining whether or not an over- voltage prevention operation has to be performed on the basis of a voltage state sensed by the sensor unit, and a voltage stabilizing unit(400) for stabilizing the voltage supplied from the recha...
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DECORATIVE CONNECTIVE INSERT

(WO2007056558) 18.05.2007 A45D 8/00 LJL, INC.
An intermediate clasp insert accessory (20) for use with a hair styling device (10) having a pair of clasping structures (12', 13') including a first end clasp portion (12') and a second end clasp portion (13') each extending from a corresponding one of the opposing ends of an intermediate bar (24) formed integrally therewith with a selected one (12') of the first and second end clasp portions (12', 13') having an insert stub (12') and the other clasp portion (13') being an equatorial plane capture means (13') in which a similar insert stub is positionable to be held. A pillar (22) extends at an end. thereof from the one (13') of the firstand second end clasp portions (12',3') that is an equatorial plane capture means (13') with which...
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O/W EMULSION CONTAINING A GEMINI SURFACTANT

(WO2007054824) 18.05.2007 A61K 8/06 L'ORAL
The present invention relates to a composition in the form of an oil-in-water emulsion comprising an oily phase dispersed in an aqueous phase, containing (1) at least one gemini surfactant of formula (I): (2) at least one tetrapolymer of methacrylic acid, of methyl methacrylate, of butyl acrylate and of C16-C20 alkyl (meth)acrylate, and (3) at least one 2 - acrylamido-2-methylpropanesulfonic acid polymer. The invention also relates to the use of the composition especially for moisturizing the skin and treating dry and/or sensitive skin.
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COSMETIC COMPOSITION COMPRISING A SILICONE POLYMER FOR STRUCTURING A FATTY PHASE, CHARACTERIZED BY A VISCOSITY

(WO2007054494) 18.05.2007 A61K 8/898 L'ORAL
The invention relates to a cosmetic composition comprising a cosmetically acceptable liquid medium comprising an aqueous phase and a fatty phase comprising at least one silicone polymer comprising at least one unit comprising: 1) polyorganosiloxanes comprising at least two groups capable of establishing hydrogen interactions, these two groups being located in the polymer chain, and/or 2) polyorganosiloxanes comprising at least two groups capable of establishing hydrogen interactions, these two groups being located on grafts or branches, - the said composition being such that, after having been subjected to continuous heating from 25C to 90C at a rate of 5C per minute, maintained at 90C for 2 minutes and then continuously...
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COSMETIC COMPOSITION COMPRISING A SILICONE POLYMER FOR STRUCTURING A FATTY PHASE, CHARACTERIZED BY A HARDNESS

(WO2007054492) 18.05.2007 A61K 8/898 L'ORAL
The invention relates to a cosmetic composition comprising a fatty phase comprising at least one silicone polymer comprising at least one unit comprising : 1) polyorganosiloxanes comprising at least two groups capable of establishing hydrogen interactions, these two groups being located in the polymer chain, and/or 2) polyorganosiloxanes comprising at least two groups capable of establishing hydrogen interactions, these two groups being located on grafts or branches, the said composition being such that, after having been subjected to a temperature of 110C, it has a variation in hardness, corresponding to the difference between the final hardness at 20C after heating and the initial hardness at 20C before heating, of at least...
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PERSONAL CARE COMPOSITION

(WO2007052230) 10.05.2007 A61K 8/03 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Personal care composition comprising from about 5% to about 75% of an oil phase; an aqueous phase; from about 0.1% to about 2% of a polymeric thickener; and a skin care active; wherein said composition comprises at least two separate phases, and after agitation and dispensation from a suitable container containing a suitable propellant, forms stable foam.
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COMPOSITE MATERIALS CONSISTING OF CALCIUM COMPOUNDS AND AMPHOLYTIC POLYMER COMPONENTS

(WO2007051547) 10.05.2007 A61K 6/06 SUS TECH GMBH &CO. KG
The invention relates to composite materials comprising: calcium salts that are poorly soluble in water, said calcium salts being present in the form of individual crystallites or in the form of particles that contain a plurality of said crystallites and that have an average particle diameter of less than 1000 nm, preferably less than 300 nm; and ampholytic polymer components, which have an approximate isoelectric point of between 5 and 7.4 and which as a result of their composition and fine structure are particularly suitable for promoting the regeneration of bones and dental material, in particular enamel and dentine.
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PULVERULENT STYLING COMPOSITION

(WO2007051511) 10.05.2007 A61Q 5/06 HENKEL KOMMANDITGESELLSCHAFT AUF AKTIEN
Use of a pulverulent composition comprising 50 to 95% by weight of an aqueous solvent, hydrophobicized silicon dioxide powder and at least one film-forming and/or setting polymer for the temporary shaping of keratin fibres and a corresponding pulverulent styling composition. Upon mechanical stress, the powder releases the solvent and the film-forming and/or setting polymer so that the desired shaping or setting of a, for example, mechanically produced shape of the treated fibres is achieved.
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ULTRASONIC VIBRATION DEVICE FOR HAIRSTYLING AND HAIR STYLING APPARATUS HAVING THE SAME

(WO2007049493) 03.05.2007 B06B 3/00 MATSUSHITA ELECTRIC WORKS, LTD.
In an ultrasonic vibration device (1) for hairstyling, which has a vibration element (10) for generating ultrasonic vibrations, and a horn (2) for amplifying vibrations generated by and transmitted from the vibration element. The horn (2) has a vibration entrance surface (21) of an oblong rectangular shape to which the vibration element (10) is connected and through which the vibrations generated by the vibration element enters into the horn, and a vibration exit surface (22) through which the vibrations propagated in the horn exits. The horn (2) has a cross sectional shape in a lateral direction of the oblong rectangular shape so that a width in the lateral direction becomes gradually narrower from the vibration entrance surface (21) to th...
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FATTY ACID ESTERS FOR REDUCING THE STICKINESS OF STYLING COMPOSITIONS

(WO2007048461) 03.05.2007 A61K 8/89 HENKEL KOMMANDITGESELLSCHAFT AUF AKTIEN
Use of at least one fatty acid ester of the formula (1) where R1 is the carbon radical of a saturated or unsaturated, branched or unbranched fatty acid, and R2 is optionally branched C1-C20-alkyl, optionally branched C1-C20-monohydroxyalkyl, optionally branched C2-C20-dihydroxyalkyl or optionally branched C3-C20-trihydroxyalkyl, for reducing the stickiness in cosmetic compositions for temporarily shaping keratin fibres.
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PLATE FOR CREATING HAIR BUN

(WO2007046308) 26.04.2007 A45D 8/00 TESHIGAWARA, Kasumi
It is intended to provide a hairstyle-retaining device for creating a hair bun which comprises a plate for creating a hair bun provided with a comb part and a barrette holder and by which a well-shaped hair bun can be easily created and retained for a long time. A hairstyle-retaining device for creating a hair bun fundamentally comprising a plate provided with a comb part and a barrette holder, wherein the comb has a curvature formed therein and the plate has a concave curvature formed in the front to back direction and a convex curvature formed in the right to left direction so as to provide a space. Further, a hairstyle-retaining device for creating a hair bun characterized in that a plate is provided with a nonslip member, a holder for a...
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SHAMPOO CONTAINING A GEL NETWORK

(WO2007040571) 12.04.2007 A61K 8/02 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Shampoo compositions comprise (a) from about 5 % to about 50 % of one or more detersive surfactants, by weight of the shampoo composition; (b) a dispersed gel network phase comprising, by weight of the shampoo composition, (i) at least about 0.05 % of one or more fatty amphiphiles; (ii) at least about 0.01 % of one or more secondary surfactants; and (iii) water; and (c) at least about 20 % of an aqueous carrier, by weight of the shampoo composition. A process for preparing a shampoo composition comprises the steps of: (a) combining a fatty amphiphile, a secondary surfactant, and water at a temperature sufficient to allow partitioning of the secondary surfactant and the water into the fatty amphiphile to form a pre-mix; (b) cooling the pre-m...
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TWO-COMPONENT PRODUCT FOR THE TREATMENT OF KERATIN FIBRES

(WO2007038997) 12.04.2007 A61K 8/58 HENKEL KOMMANDITGESELLSCHAFT AUF AKTIEN
The invention relates to a product for structuring and simultaneously caring for keratin fibres, comprising a two-component agent and a two-chamber dispenser, wherein the two-component agent comprises a first preparation (A), containing at least one filmogenic and/or fixing polymer and a second preparation (B), containing at least one care product and preparation (A) and preparation (B) are formulated in the chambers of the two-chamber dispenser and corresponding two-chamber dispenser.
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NANOLOOM FOR CONTROLLING POLYMER ASSEMBLY

(WO2007038601) 05.04.2007 B05C 7/06 NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY
Systems, devices, and methods are provided for assembling polymer-forming molecular components such that highly-structured arrays of polymer strands, such as collagen fibrils, are formed without the need for cells. A polymer nanoloom is designed to control the self-assembly of monomers into fibrils and related tissue constructs including ligament, tendon, cartilage, and bone. A nanoloom system comprises a polymer printhead, a temperature controller, and a movable substrate for polymer printing. A polymer printhead contains one or more nanoreactors that can control the assembly of collagen fibrils or other polymers on a nanoscale. Methods are provided for temperature-driven, enzyme-driven, and cholesteric assembly of collagen or other polyme...
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HAIR ROOTING TOOL AND METHOD OF PRODUCING THE SAME

(WO2007037200) 05.04.2007 A41G 3/00 ADERANS CO., LTD.
A hair rooting tool (10) in which wires are hardly visible and knots scarcely come untied and which is excellent in volume and can elevate the degree of freedom in hair styling, wherein each hair (12) is wound twice around a rib (11b) constituting a rooting frame (11) in one side (12a) and then once in the other side (12b) to thereby tie up. The hair thus rooted is lifted on the rib in one side (12a), while it is tied and horizontally extended along the rib (11b) in the other side (12b). Owing to this constitution, a hair flow is formed on multiple ribs (11b) in the longitudinal direction thereof. As a result, the ribs (11b) are covered and become hardly visible.
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METHOD FOR ENHANCING THE EFFECT OF PARTICULATE BENEFIT AGENTS

(WO2007035531) 29.03.2007 A61K 8/64 E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY
A method for applying a particulate benefit agent to a body surface is provided. The method employs a particulate benefit agent coated with a polymer. The polymer-coated benefit agent is applied to a body surface such as hair or skin, in the presence of a composition comprising a peptide having affinity for the polymer. The presence of the polymer-binding peptide in the application serves to extend the binding longevity of the coated particulate benefit agent on the body surface.
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SHAMPOO CONTAINING A GEL NETWORK

(WO2007031884) 22.03.2007 A61K 8/02 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Shampoo compositions comprise (a) from about 5 % to about 50 % of one or more detersive surfactants, by weight of the shampoo composition; (b) a dispersed gel network phase comprising, by weight of the shampoo composition, (i) at least about 0.05 % of one or more fatty alcohols; (ii) at least about 0.01 % of one or more secondary surfactants; and (iii) water; and (c) at least about 20 % of an aqueous carrier, by weight of the shampoo composition; and, wherein the dispersed gel network phase has a melt transition temperature of at least about 38 C. A process for preparing a shampoo composition comprises the steps of: (a) combining a fatty alcohol, a secondary surfactant, and water at a temperature sufficient to allow partitioning of the...
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COMPOSITION COMPRISING AT LEAST ONE NAPHTHOIC ACID DERIVATIVE AND AT LEAST ONE COMPOUND OF POLYURETHANE POLYMER TYPE OR DERIVATIVES THEREOF, PREPARATION PROCESSES THEREFOR AND USES THEREOF

(WO2007031883) 22.03.2007 A61K 9/10 GALDERMA RESEARCH &DEVELOPMENT
The invention relates to a composition for topical application comprising, in a physiologically acceptable medium, at least one naphthoic acid derivative and at least one compound of polyurethane polymer type or derivatives thereof . The invention is characterized in that the said naphthoic acid derivative is in a form dispersed in the said composition. The invention applies in particular to human pharmacy or cosmetics.
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SHEAR THINNING POLYMER CELL DELIVERY COMPOSITIONS

(WO2007027289) 08.03.2007 C12N 5/06 MEDTRONIC, INC.
Cell delivery compositions including shear thinning polymers and their use in cell delivery are described. The cell delivery compositions include shear thinning polymers that confer higher viscosity when at rest and decreased viscosity when subject to shear stress when dissolved or suspended in a carrier liquid. These shear thinning properties can facilitate cell delivery. Shear thinning polymer solutions may be used to deliver cells to particular tissue sites in a subject.
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AIR DIFFUSER FOR HAIR STYLING

(WO2007026227) 08.03.2007 A45D 20/12 CHAN, Wing, Kin
An air diffuser (100) comprising a main body (120) and an air diffusing baffle for hair styling, wherein the main body comprises an upstream end with an air inlet and coupling means (122) for attaching to a hair blower, and a downstream end with an air outlet for delivery of air to a user, and the air diffusing baffle comprises an air baffling surface; characterised in that the air baffling surface is movable relative to the main body for varying effective level of baffling to an air stream from the air inlet portion.
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HAIR STYLING APPARATUS

(WO2007026222) 08.03.2007 A45D 1/06 CHAN, Wing, Kin
A hair styling apparatus (100) comprising a handle (120) , a styling head (140) and heating means (146) , wherein the handle (120) comprises a pair of pivotally joined arms (1202,1204) , and the head (140) comprises a pair of styling members (1402,1404) which cooperate to form styling surfaces (142) of said styling head (140) , whereby each styling member (1402,1404) is extendable from and retractable into the handle (120) .
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GEM STONE METAL DRYER

(WO2007024547) 01.03.2007 A45D 20/10 HELEN OF TROY LIMITED
A hair dryer that includes a nozzle with a plurality of concentric layers including an outer, protective layer, a perforated metal layer and an inner metal layer coated with gem stone powder wherein the gem stone layer is accessible through the perforations of the metal layer to provide a round styling appliance in addition to a blow dryer.
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METHOD FOR PRODUCTION OF SINGLE- AND MULTI-LAYER MICROCAPSULES

(WO2007023495) 01.03.2007 B01J 13/12 TAGRA BIOTECHNOLOGIES LTD.
The present invention provides methods for microencapsulation of active ingredients for topical application, whereby single-layer and multi-layer, preferably double-layer, microcapsules, are obtained. The microcapsules protect the active ingredients, maintain their original activity throught processing, formulation and storage, and enable controlled release of the active ingredient only upon application onto the skin. The microcapsules consist of a cone made of an encapsulated active ingredient and one or more shells of the same of different wall-forming polymer. The microencapsulation methods of the present invention are based on the solvent removal method.
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COMPOUNDS FOR PHOTOCHEMOTHERAPY

(WO2007023398) 01.03.2007 None UNIVERSITE DE GENEVE
Enzyme-activatable photosensitizing polymer conjugates are disclosed for photochemotherapeutic treatment of human diseases and disorders, bacteriologic or virologic indications, cosmetic applications and other pathologic situations. These polymer conjugates may comprise a polymer carrier, a photosensitizer, a quencher, a targeting molecule and/or a biocompatibilizing unit. These macromolecular conjugates may be designed to guide to the target tissue a photosensitizing agent in an inactive, non-phototoxic form. However, upon entering the target environment, in which certain enzymes are presently active, the conjugate may release its photosensitizers in its fully active form, resulting in a highly localized activation of the photoactive agent...
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VASOACTIVE KIT AND COMPOSITION AND USES THEREOF

(WO2007023396) 01.03.2007 None FOAMIX LTD.
The present invention relates to a therapeutic kit to provide a safe and effective dosage of a vasoactive agent, including an aerosol packaging assembly including: a container accommodating a pressurized product; and an outlet capable of releasing the pressurized product as a foam, wherein the pressurized product comprises a foamable composition including: a vasoactive agent; at least one organic carrier selected from the group consisting of a hydrophobic organic carrier, an organic polar solvent, an emollient and mixtures thereof, at a concentration of about 2% to about 50% by weight, a surface- active agent, about 0.01% to about 5% by weight of at least one polymeric additive selected from the group consisting of a bioadhesive agent, a ge...
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CORD FREE ELECTRIC RECHARGE CURLING IRON

(WO2007023333) 01.03.2007 A45D 1/04 LEE, Dianne
The cord free curling iron is an important tool for straightening and styling hair. It provide even heat throughout the curling and styling process. The iron rod is made from the best metal possible. The handle is made of heat tolerant plastic and has electrical materials built inside. These materials store electric power for heating curling iron rod. Outside attached to surface of handle is a metal rest rack, temperature gage, and an off and on switch. At the end of handle are three metal rods used to connect into power base. The power base has electric material inside which attract electric current from wall socket connected to an outside source. The base has three reception well for curling iron to connect to be charged. At the side of t...
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A FIBER AND HAIR FIBER CONDITIONING TREATMENT COMPOSITION

(WO2007021604) 22.02.2007 D06M 15/643 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention relates to a fiber or hair fiber conditioning treatment composition comprising a functionalised aminosilicone polymer and preferably in combination with a non functional aminosilicone polymer to provide improved conditioning without over conditioning negatives.
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USE OF LIPID CONJUGATES IN CYSTIC FIBROSIS AND APPLICATIONS THEREOF

(WO2007019131) 15.02.2007 A61K 31/726 MORRIA BIOPHARMACEUTICALS
This invention provides for the use of compounds represented by the structure of the general formula (A): wherein L is a lipid or a phospholipid, Z is either nothing, ethanolamine, serine, inositol, choline, or glycerol, Y is either nothing or a spacer group ranging in length from 2 to 30 atoms, X is a physiologically acceptable monomer, dimer, oligomer, or polymer, wherein X is a glycosaminoglycan; and n is a number from 1 to 1000, wherein any bond between L, Z, Y and X is either an amide or an esteric bond in treating a subject suffering from cystic fibrosis, reducing or delaying the mortality of a subject suffering from cystic fibrosis or ameliorating symptoms associated with cystic fibrosis.
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COPOLYMERS FOR COSMETIC APPLICATIONS,

(WO2007017434) 15.02.2007 A61K 8/81 BASF AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT
The invention relates aqueous skin or hair cosmetic preparations which comprise at least one polymer A which contains, in a polymerised form, at least one ester of a (meth)acrylic acid, at least one olefinically unsaturated, radically polymerisable anionogenic or anionic compound, at least one olefinically unsaturated compound containing urethane groups and which does not contain any silicone groups and, optionally, additional radically polymerisable compounds.,
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PROCESS FOR REMOVING DIRT OR MAKE-UP FROM SURFACES

(WO2007017098) 15.02.2007 C11D 17/04 RHODIA CHIMIE
The invention concerns a process for removing dirt or make-up from surfaces, such as domestic, institutional or body surfaces typically carried out when performing cleaning. The invention involves using an ampholytic or zwitterionic polymer allowing transfer of dirt or make-up from the surface.
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POLYMERS WITH PENDANT POLY(ALKYLENEOXY) SUBSTITUENT GROUPS AND THEIR USE IN PERSONAL CARE APPLICATIONS

(WO2007016105) 08.02.2007 A61Q 5/00 RHODIA INC.
A polymer comprising, based on the total number of monomeric units of the polymer, greater than 50 % monomeric units that comprise, per monomeric unit, at least one pendant poly(alkyleneoxy) substituent group according to formula (I): wherein: each R1 is independently H, methyl or ethyl, each R2 is independently H or (C1-C6)alkyl, each n is independently an integer of from about 5 to about 500, and exhibiting a weight average molecular weight of from about 1,000 to about 1,000,000 grams per mole is useful in personal care aplications.
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METHOD OF SELECTING PERFUME INGREDIENT, METHOD OF PERFUME FORMULATION, AND TASTINESS IMPROVER

(WO2007015481) 08.02.2007 C11B 9/00 SHISEIDO CO., LTD.
A method by which a perfume ingredient capable of improving tastiness with continuous use is selected among arbitrary perfume ingredients; a perfume composition which has high tastiness and can improve in tastiness with continuous use; a tastiness improver; and a hair shampoo which gives an excellent use feeling and can improve in use feeling with continuous use. The method of perfume ingredient selection is characterized in that arbitrary perfume ingredients are evaluated for the following (A) and (B) and the evaluation results are used as indexes to make a selection: (A) impression evaluation for perfume 'strength' in an initial contact and impression evaluation for perfume 'strength' after two or more contacts; and (B) impression evaluat...
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POLYMERS HAVING HETEROCYCLIC SUBSTITUENT GROUPS, MONOMERS USEFUL IN MAKING SUCH POLYMERS, AND COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING SUCH POLYMERS

(WO2007014229) 01.02.2007 A61K 8/02 RHODIA INC.
A polymer that includes at least one monomeric unit having a pendant substituent group according to formula (II): wherein: R1 is H, chloro, bromo, alkyl, hydroxyalkyl, aryl, or aralkyl, R2 and R3 are each independently H, alkyl, hydroxyalkyl, aryl, aralkyl, uriedo, or carboxyalkylene, R4 is alkylene or R5, R7, and R10 are each independently alkylene, R6, R8, and R9 are each independently H or alkyl, A is O or N-R11, provided if A is O and R4 is methylene, then R1 cannot be H, chloro, or bromo, R11 is H or alkyl, and X is an anion, is useful in personal care application, such as hair stylng compositions.
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CERAMIC AND TOURMALINE HAIR APPLIANCES

(WO2007014035) 01.02.2007 A45D 2/36 CONAIR CORPORATION
A coating mixture (10) is applied to a hair appliance (12) such as a styling iron, a dryer, or a roller by being mixed with a paint or by other known deposition means, and includes a ceramic component (16) and a tourmaline component (18). Preferably, the ceramic component (16) contains one or more of Silicon oxide, aluminum oxide, Ferrous oxide, Natrium oxide, potassium oxide, Titanium oxide, Calcium oxide, and magnesium oxide. The tourmaline component (18) comprises crushed tourmaline particles of a size and concentration generally known in the art. By applying both components, preferably in the form of a mixed paint (10), a surface on an appliance (12) or accessory that is adapted to receive heat will emit ions and, due to the known chara...
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HAIR STYLING COMPOSITION IN THE FORM OF A MICROEMULSION

(WO2007013006) 01.02.2007 A61K 8/92 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The compositions of the present invention relate to improved hair styling compositions in the form of microemulsions which are non-fluid and clear or transparent and which are comprising 20 to 60% by weight water; at least 3% by weight of an oil phase comprising liquid hydrophobic oils, at least 20% by weight of emulsifier; anionic hair fixing polymers and/or nonionic hair fixing polymers. Preferred polymers are anionic vinylacetate/crotonates copolymer and nonionic vinylpyrrolidone homopolymer.
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STEROID KIT AND FOAMABLE COMPOSITION AND USES THEREOF

(WO2007012977) 01.02.2007 A61K 31/573 FOAMIX LTD
A composition and therapeutic kit including an aerosol packaging assembly including: a container accommodating a pressurized product; and an outlet capable of releasing the pressurized product as a foam; wherein the pressurized product comprises a foamable composition including: i. a steroid; ii. at least one organic carrier selected from the group consisting of a hydrophobic organic carrier, a polar solvent, an emollient and mixtures thereof, at a concentration of about 2% to about 50% by weight; iii. a surface-active agent; iv. about 0.01 % to about 5% by weight of at least one polymeric additive selected from the group consisting of a bioadhesive agent, a gelling agent, a film forming agent and a phase change agent; v. water; and vi. liq...
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HAIR TREATMENT METHOD USING DRY FOAM AS MECHANICAL SUPPORT FOR HAIR

(WO2007010494) 25.01.2007 A61K 8/04 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention relates to a cosmetic treatment method comprising the steps of providing a foamable composition, forming a foam from said foamable composition on release from a pressurized container, drying said foam wherein the foam does not disappear upon drying, wherein said foam is applied or generated between the scalp and the scalp hair and thereby raising the hair. Preferred methods are hair styling methods, methods of permanently shaping the hair, methods of coloring hair and hair care methods. The dried foam can be used as mechanical support for raising the hair, especially as substitutes for conventional hair curlers, rollers, pins, hair clips or hairgrips. The invention also relates to devices for use in said method. The de...
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AEROSOL CREAM MOUSSE, METHOD OF TREATING HAIR AND USE

(WO2007010487) 25.01.2007 A61K 8/04 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
The present invention provides stable aerosol cream mousse composition, preferably hair care composition, that can provide enhanced touch, combability, alignment and volume reduction to the hair, with low or reduced greasy, oily hair feel, while being formulated having a thick, rich, creamy, mousse-type rheology with excellent spreading, perception of spreading, and feel. The aerosol composition is based on the combination of component(A) a cationic surfactant, which is generally a quaternary ammonium compound such as e.g. ditallow dimethyl ammonium chloride, (B) a fatty alcohol, such as cetyl and stearyl alcohol, and (C) carbon dioxide.
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HAIR BRUSH

(WO2007010058) 25.01.2007 A46B 5/00 DOLS INDUSTRIAL DE PELUQUERIA S.A.
The invention relates to a hair brush comprising: a handle (1), a tubular aluminium body (2) which is equipped with a coating of artificial plastic material, fluorinated vinyl polymer, and with staggered polygonal holes (21) which are bevelled (21, 21b) and which form lines that are oblique in relation to the longitudinal axis of the brush; radiation-ionised nylon fibres (41) which are helically fixed to a support core (4) which is located inside the tubular body, said fibres (41) projecting out from the above-mentioned holes (21) in the tubular body; and a front cover (3) which closes the front end of the tubular body.
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COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING LIPOSOLUBLE POLYMERS AND TACKIFIERS

(WO2007008575) 18.01.2007 A61Q 1/04 L'OREAL
A cosmetic composition containing: (a) at least one tackifier component having a solubility parameter corresponding to d; (b) at least one liposoluble polymer having at least one segment with a solubility parameter corresponding to d + 2; (c) at least one solvent; and (d) optionally, at least one colorant.
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CONDITIONING COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING COACERVATE AND GEL MATRIX

(WO2007008475) 18.01.2007 A61Q 5/12 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are conditioning compositions comprising by weight: (a) from about 0.1% to about 10% of a cationic surfactant; (b) from about 0.05% to about 10% of a water-soluble polymer selected from the group consisting of a water-soluble anionic polymer, a water-soluble amphoteric polymer, and mixtures thereof; (c) from about 1.0% to about 10% of a high melting point fatty compound; and (d) an aqueous carrier; wherein the cationic surfactant and the polymer from a water-soluble complex; and wherein the cationic surfactant and the high melting point fatty compound from a gel matrix. The compositions are especially suitable for hair care products such as hair conditioning products for rinse-off use.
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FILM OF COSMETIC PRODUCT

(WO2007007294) 18.01.2007 A61Q 1/06 L'OREAL
The present invention relates to a cosmetic process for making up and/or caring for keratin material(s), comprising the application, on contact with a keratin material, of at least one cosmetic composition comprising at least one water-soluble polymer and which is in the form of an anhydrous film, said application being made under conditions suitable for dissolution of said polymer and in which said cosmetic composition consists of at least 50% by weight of compound(s) approved for food use relative to its total weight, and is formed from at least one layer composed of a matrix based on said water-soluble polymer, with the proviso that when said composition is formed from a single layer comprising hydroxypropylmethylcellulose as sole water-...
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AMPHIPHILIC CO-POLYMER CONJUGATES FOR A CONTROLLED RELEASE OF ACTIVE MOLECULES

(WO2007007216) 18.01.2007 C08F 220/26 FIRMENICH SA
The present invention relates to the field of perfumery. More particularly, it concerns polyethylene or polypropylene based polymers comprising at least one -oxy or -thio carbonyl moiety capable of liberating a perfuming molecule such as, for example, an a,-unsaturated ketone, aldehyde or carboxylic ester. The present invention concerns also the use of said compounds in perfumery as well as the perfuming compositions or perfumed articles comprising the invention's compounds.
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NONSTEROIDAL IMMUNOMODULATING KIT AND COMPOSITION AND USES THEREOF

(WO2007007208) 18.01.2007 A61K 9/12 FOAMIX LTD.
A composition and therapeutic kit including an aerosol packaging assembly including a container accommodating a pressurized product and an outlet capable of releasing a foamable composition, including a nonsteroidal immunomodulating agent as a foam. The foamable composition includes: i. a nonsteroidal immunomodulating agent; ii. at least one organic carrier selected from the group consisting of a hydrophobic organic carrier, a polar solvent, an emollient and mixtures thereof, at a concentration of about 2% to about 50% by weight; iii. a surface-active agent; iv. about 0.1 % to about 5% by weight of a therapeutically active foam adjuvant, selected from the group consisting of a fatty alcohol, a fatty acid, a hydroxyl fatty acid; and mixtures...
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RETINOID IMMUNOMODULATING KIT AND COMPOSITION AND USES THEREOF

(WO2007007198) 18.01.2007 A61K 9/12 FOAMIX LTD.
A composition and therapeutic kit including an aerosol packaging assembly including a container accommodating a pressurized product and an outlet capable of releasing a foamable composition, including a retinoid as a foam. The foamable composition includes: i. a retinoid; ii. at least one organic carrier selected from the group consisting of a hydrophobic organic carrier, a polar solvent, an emollient and mixtures thereof, at a concentration of about 2% to about 50% by weight; iii. a surface-active agent; iv. about 0.01 % to about 5% by weight of at least one polymeric additive selected from the group consisting of a bioadhesive agent, a gelling agent, a film forming agent and a phase change agent; v. water; and vi. liquefied or compressed ...
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TRANSPARENT OR TRANSLUCENT CONDITIONING COMPOSITION PACKED INTO TRANSPARENT AND/OR TRANSLUCENT CONTAINER

(WO2007002566) 04.01.2007 A61K 8/41 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are hair or skin conditioning compositions wherein the composition is a rinse-off conditioning composition having a transparent or translucent appearance and comprising from about 0.1% to about 10% of a polymer and an aqueous carrier, wherein the composition is packed in a container having a transparent and/or translucent appearance, and wherein the container has at least one depiction corresponding to at least one of the following benefits: (i) Weightless hair, (ii) Light conditioning, (iii) Clean rinse, (iv) Clean feel, (v) Penetrating texture, (vi) Natural, (vii) Refreshing and/or Energizing, (viii) Keeping style fresh and (ix) mixtures thereof.
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CLEAR CONDITIONING COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING A COACERVATE

(WO2007002565) 04.01.2007 A61Q 5/12 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are conditioning compositions comprising by weight: (a) from about 0.1% to about 10% of a surfactant system comprising at least one cationic surfactant; (b) from about 0.05% to about 10% of a polymer selected from the group consisting of an anionic polymer, an amphoteric polymer, and mixtures thereof; and (c) an aqueous carrier; wherein the surfactant system and the polymer form a water-insoluble complex upon dilution, and wherein the composition is transparent or translucent. The compositions are especially suitable for hair care products such as hair conditioning products for rinse-off use.
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CONDITIONING COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING COACERVATE AND CONDITIONING AGENT

(WO2007002564) 04.01.2007 A61Q 5/12 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
Disclosed are conditioning compositions comprising by weight: (a) from about 0.1% to about 10% of a surfactant system comprising at least one cationic surfactant; (b) from about 0.05% to about 10% of a polymer selected from the group consisting of an anionic polymer, an amphoteric polymer, and mixtures thereof; (c) from about 0.1% to about 20% of a conditioning agent; and (d) an aqueous carrier; wherein the surfactant system and the polymer from a water-insoluble complex. The compositions are especially suitable for hair care products such as hair conditioning products for rinse-off use.
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HAIR ACCESSORY AND METHOD OF STYLING HAIR

(WO2007002165) 04.01.2007 A45D 8/04 HARVIE, Philis, A.
A hair accessory for receiving and retaining a bundle of hair, a method of making such a hair accessory, and methods of styling hair and instructing others to style hair using such a hair accessory are provided The hair accessory comprises a thin, resilient, generally rectangular, ductile metallic member having a pair of longitudinal ends (14, 16) or a continuously formed, thin resilient ductile metallic member. The ductile metallic member is covered by at least one thin sheet-like backing member in one configuration, the ductile metallic member and the other one or more backing members are generally configured in a closed loop by folding the longitudinal end of the covered ductile metallic member into an adjacent and/or overlapping configu...
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A PRODUCT RELEASE SYSTEM FOR ATOMIZING COSMETIC HAIR COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING CATIONIC POLYMERS

(WO2007002048) 04.01.2007 B05B 7/00 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A product release system for atomizing cosmetic hair compositions is described, which has (a) pressure-resistant packaging, (b) a capillary-containing spray head, and (c) a propellant-containing cosmetic composition, which contains at least one film-forming, hair-setting, or hair-conditioning cationic polymer. The atomization is done using the capillary. The capillary preferably has a diameter of 0.00394 (0.1) to 0.03937 in (1 mm) and a length of 0.1968 (5) to 3.937 in (100 mm). The spray rate is preferably 0.00035 (0.01) to 0.176 oz/s (5 g/s). The composition can particularly be a gel, wax, or emulsion.
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A PRODUCT RELEASE SYSTEM TO ATOMIZE COSMETIC HAIR OR SKIN COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING UV FILTERS

(WO2007002047) 04.01.2007 A61Q 17/04 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A product release system for atomizing cosmetic hair or skin compositions is described, which has (a) pressure-resistant packaging, (b) a capillary-containing spray head, and (c) a propellant-containing cosmetic composition containing at least one UV filter. The atomization is done using the capillary. The capillary preferably has a diameter of 0.004-0.04 in (0.1 to 1 mm) and a length of 0.2-4 in (5 to 100 mm). The spray rate is preferably 0.0004-0.2 oz/s (0.01 to 5 g/s). The composition can particularly be a gel, wax, or emulsion.
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PRODUCT RELEASE SYSTEM TO ATOMIZE POLYMER-CONTAINING COSMETIC HAIR COMPOSITIONS

(WO2007002045) 04.01.2007 A61Q 5/00 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A product release system for atomizing cosmetic hair compositions is described, which has (a) pressure-resistant packaging, (b) a capillary-containing spray head, and (c) a propellant-containing cosmetic composition, which contains at least one hair-setting or hair-conditioning nonionic, anionic, amphoteric, or zwitterionic polymer. The atomization is done using the capillary. The capillary preferably has a diameter of 0.0039 (0.1) to 0.0393 in (1 mm) and a length of 0.196 (5) to 3.937 in (100 mm). The spray rate is preferably 0.0003 (0.01) to 0.176 oz/s (5 g/s). The composition can particularly be a gel, wax, or emulsion.
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PRODUCT RELEASE SYSTEM FOR ATOMIZING COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING HAIR-KERATIN-REDUCING OR OXIDATIVE ACTIVE INGREDIENTS

(WO2007002044) 04.01.2007 A61Q 5/04 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A product release system for atomizing compositions is described, which has (a) pressure-resistant packaging, (b) a capillary-containing spray head, and (c) a propellant-containing composition. The atomization occurs using the capillary and the composition contains at least one reactive agent, which is selected from hair-keratin-reducing compounds or is selected from oxidizing agents. The capillary preferably has a diameter of 0.1 to 1 mm and a length of 5 to 100 mm. The spray rate is preferably 0.01 to 5 g/s. The propellant-free composition can, in particular, be gel-like, waxy, non-fluid, or solid and can be used in a method for permanent hair restructuring.
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A PRODUCT RELEASE SYSTEM TO ATOMIZE COSMETIC HAIR AND SKIN CLEANING COMPOSITIONS

(WO2007001844) 04.01.2007 A61Q 5/02 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A product release system for atomizing cosmetic hair or skin cleaning compositions is described, which has (a) pressure-resistant packaging, (b) a capillary-containing spray head, and (c) a propellant-containing cosmetic composition, which contains at least one wash-active surfactant. The atomization is done using the capillary. The capillary preferably has a diameter of 0.1 to 1 mm and a length of 5 to 100 mm. The spray rate is preferably 0.01 to 5 g/s. The composition can particularly be gel-like.
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A PRODUCT RELEASE SYSTEM TO ATOMIZE COMPOSITIONS CONTAINING HAIR-CONDITIONING INGREDIENTS

(WO2007001843) 04.01.2007 A61Q 5/12 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A product release system to atomize cosmetic hair compositions is described, which has (a) pressure-resistant packaging, (b) a capillary-containing spray head, and (c) a propellant-containing cosmetic composition, and wherein the composition contains at least one hair-conditioning ingredient, which is selected from cationic surfactants, amino surfactants, silicone compounds, fatty alcohols, oils, plant extracts, protein hydrolysates, amino acids, panthenol, panthenyl ethyl ether, sorbitol, betaine, and creatine. The atomization is done using the capillary. The capillary preferably has a diameter of 0.1 to 1 mm and a length of 5 to 100 mm. The spray rate is preferably 0.01 to 5 g/s. The composition can particularly be a gel, wax, or emulsion...
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A PRODUCT RELEASE SYSTEM TO ATOMIZE NON-LIQUID OR HIGHLY VISCOUS COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS

(WO2007001842) 04.01.2007 A61Q 5/12 THE PROCTER &GAMBLE COMPANY
A product release system to atomize cosmetic compositions is described, which has (a) pressure-resistant packaging, (b) a capillary-containing spray head, and (c) a propellant-containing cosmetic composition. The atomization is done using the capillary and the composition is non-fluid at 25C or has a viscosity greater than 5,000 mPa s. The capillary preferably has a diameter of 0.1 to 1 mm and a length of 5 to 100 mm. The spray rate is preferably 0.01 to 5 g/s. The composition can be, in particular, gel-like, waxy, or emulsion-like and used for the treatment of hair or skin.
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HAIR STYLING APPLIANCE

(WO2007000700) 04.01.2007 None KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS N.V.
To prevent over-heating and moisture loss of hair being styled by the influence of heat and pressure such as by a straightener, a hair styling appliance (1, 1') with two clamping members (2a,b, 2'a,b), at least one of which comprising a heating member (3, 3'a,b), for clamping hair to be styled is suggested, wherein at least one of the clamping members (2a,b, 2'a,b) comprises a cooling member (4. 4'a,b), which cooling member (4, 4'a,b) is provided, seen in operating direction (D), behind the heating member (3, 3'a,b). During the straightening process, the hair will be straightened by the hot plates (5a,b) and then subsequently be cooled down by the cold plates (5c).
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