|| List of recent Cosmetic-related patents
|Technology for the preparation of microparticles|
Microspheres are produced by contacting a solution of a macromolecule or small molecule in a solvent with an antisolvent and a counterion, and chilling the solution. The microspheres are useful for preparing pharmaceuticals, nutraceuticals, cosmetic products and the like of defined dimensions..
|Delivery of functional ingredients|
A primary composition comprising all essential nutrients of a fruit or a plant material, which has an increased stability, bio-availability and miscibility, and a process of forming same are provided. An oral composition containing the primary composition in a foodstuff, food supplement, cosmetic preparation or a pharmaceutical preparation is also provided..
|Methods of therapeutic treatment of eyes|
Provided are electrokinetically-altered aqueous fluids (e.g., gas-enriched electrokinetic fluids) comprising an ionic aqueous solution of charge-stabilized oxygen-containing nanostructures in an amount sufficient to provide modulation of at least one of cellular membrane potential and cellular membrane conductivity, and therapeutic compositions and methods for use in treating an irritation, infection or inflammatory eye condition, comprising administering to, by contacting the eye of a subject in need thereof a therapeutically effective amount of an electrokinetically-altered aqueous fluid. The electrokinetically-altered fluids or therapeutic compositions and methods include electrokinetically-altered ioinic aqueous fluids optionally in combination with other therapeutic agents.
|Iron oxide containing effect pigments, their manufacture and their use|
An iron oxide containing effect pigment, and methods for producing and using the same are discussed. The iron oxide containing effect pigment may include an iron oxide coating in direct contact with a particulate substrate, which may have high levels of hematite, magnetite, or maghemite; and low amounts of toxic metals.
The embodiment described herein are related nanoemulsions comprising botulinum toxins. In one embodiment, the nanoemulsions are prepared by high pressure microfluidization and comprise a particle size distribution exclusively between 10 and 300 nm.
|Lightweight styling agents|
A styling agent in a cosmetically acceptable carrier includes, based in each case on its weight: 0.01 to 3 wt % of at least one copolymer a as defined herein, and 0.05 to 10 wt %, by preference 0.1 to 7.5 wt %, more preferably 0.25 to 6 wt %, and in particular 0.5 to 5 wt % of at least one film-forming polymer, and 0.5 to 30 wt %, by preference 1 to 25 wt %, more preferably 2.5 to 20 wt %, and in particular 5 to 15 wt % of at least one wax having a melting point in a range from 40° c. To 90° c.
|Extracts of darlingtonia californica|
The present invention relates to an extract from plant parts of darlingtonia californica, to a process for the preparation thereof, to the use of the extract in cosmetic or dermatological preparations and as self-tanning agent, and to preparations comprising an extract from plant parts of darlingtonia californica and the preparation thereof.. .
|Cosmetic and pharmaceutical compositions and methods using 2-decarboxy-2-phosphinico derivatives|
A method for treating hair loss in mammals uses compositions containing 2-decarboxy-2-phosphinico prostaglandin derivatives. The compositions can be applied topically to the skin.
|Time-temperature indicator system|
The present invention relates to a time-temperature indicator system useful for monitoring the time and temperature exposure of foods, nutraceuticals, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, chemicals and other products. The system provides improved time-temperature sensitivity and a response which better reflects that of the reactions leading to quality loss of the monitored product.
|Makeup brush cleaner and sanitizer|
The present invention generally relates to a makeup brush cleaner and sanitizer. Specifically, embodiments of the present invention relate to an apparatus configured to hold multiple cosmetics or other makeup type brushes in specifically designed retention means such that only the brush tips/bristles of the brushes are subject to the sanitation area of the apparatus.
|Automated customized cosmetic dispenser|
The present invention provides a method and apparatus for the creation and dispensing of a custom formulation within a package at a retail point of sale. In one aspect, the invention includes an automated dispensing apparatus including at least a two-axis robot arm.
|Image guided high intensity focused ultrasound treatment of nerves|
A method for using high intensity focused ultrasound (hifu) to treat neurological structures to achieve a desired therapeutic effect. Depending on the dosage of hifu applied, it can have a reversible or irreversible effect on neural structures.
|Preservative system for cosmetic formulations- compositions and methods thereof|
The present invention relates to preservation of cosmetic formulations. More specifically, the present invention relates to a preservative composition for cosmetic formulations comprising thymol, monolaurin and magnolol obtained from supercritical fluid extracts of magnolia officinalis..
|Cosmetic particles that transform from hard to soft particles comprising hydrogenated long-chain triglyceride oils|
Cosmetic particle compositions are provided which are adapted to form hard cosmetic particles that transform to soft cosmetic particles after their incorporation into topical formulations, particularly surfactant-based topical formulations. The composition includes one or more partially or fully hydrogenated triglyceride oils, at least 50% of which have at least 15% by weight fatty acid moieties with carbon chain lengths of c18 or higher.
|Dermal filler hydrogels with vitamin a/cyclodextrin inclusion complexes|
Compositions, such as hydrogel compositions, that include a hyaluronic acid, a vitamin a, and a cyclodextrin may be used as medical or cosmetic fillers, implants, or creams. For example, the compositions may be used as dermal fillers..
|Compounds and extracts from gnetum africanum and anti-inflammatory activity related thereto|
The invention relates to extracts and compositions from gnetum africanum and methods for obtaining the extracts, wherein the extracts comprise resveratrol and have anti-inflammatory activity. Methods of using the extracts for the prevention and/or treatment of inflammatory diseases, and compositions which comprise the extracts including cosmetic compositions are also encompassed..
|Decubitus treatment system|
The present invention includes compositions and methods for cleaning, treating, protection and resolution of decubitus ulcers comprising: a first composition comprising a wound cleaning solution comprising aloe vera gel comprising at least 5,000 mps, a balanced salt solution; and a second composition comprising a wound healing gel comprising aloe vera gel comprising at least 10,000 mps, a thickening agent, and one or more preservatives and, optionally, a third composition comprising a moisture barrier cream comprising a vegetable-based emulsifier, a cosmetic ester for dry skin that has low occlusivity, an ester-based emollient that is oxidation stable and has low occlusivity; a beeswax; a hydrogenated oil, glycerin, a buffering agent, aloe vera gel comprising at least 2,000 mps and water.. .
|Shine-producing hair-styling product with a strong hold, providing hair with a pleasant feel|
Agents for treating keratin-containing fibers, in particular human hair, containing, in a cosmetically acceptable carrier: at least one anionic setting copolymer encompassing at least one structural unit of formula (i) and at least one structural unit of formula (ii) and at least one structural unit of formula (iii), in which r1 denotes a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, r2 denotes a hydrogen atom or a methyl group, r3 denotes a branched (c1 to c20) alkyl group, a branched (c2 to c6) hydroxyalkyl group, or a *-(ch2ch2o)n—r6 group where r6=branched (c1 to c20) alkyl and n=1 to 30, r4 and r5 denote a hydrogen atom, or one of the two residues denotes a hydrogen atom and the other a methyl group, are suitable for temporary reshaping of hair and for imparting shine, in particular as an aerosol hair spray or aerosol hair foam.. .
|Styling agents with an interesting texture|
Agents for the temporary shaping of keratinic fibers are characterized by a pleasant product feel, light consistency and a lightweight application. The agents include in a cosmetically acceptable carrier, relative in each case to the total agent, 0.1 to 15 wt.
|Styling agents having maximum hold|
Agents for the temporary shaping of keratinic fibers include in a cosmetically acceptable carrier—relative in each case to the weight thereof—1 to 20 wt. % of at least one crosslinked, amphiphilic, anionic polymer comprising at least one structural unit of formula (i) as described herein and at least one structural unit of formula (ii) as described herein, and 1 to 20 wt.
|Use of charged surfactants for reducing textile staining by antiperspirants|
Disclosed is cosmetic or dermatological preparation which is present as an aerosol spray and comprises one or more antiperspirant substances and one or more cationic surfactants.. .
|Use of charged surfactants for reducing textile staining by antiperspirants|
Disclosed is a method of reducing or avoiding staining in or on clothing caused by a cosmetic or dermatological preparation comprising one or more antiperspirant substances and/or of improving the ability of stains in or on clothing which are caused at least in part by said preparation to be washed out from the clothing. The method comprises including in the preparation one or more cationic surfactants..
(b2) 0 to 45 mass % of a pentaerythritol ester.. .
|Solid cosmetic composition in compact powder form|
The present invention relates to a solid cosmetic composition in the form of a compact powder, comprising, in a physiologically acceptable medium, at least: —a pulverulent phase in an amount of greater than or equal to 35% by weight relative to the total weight of the composition, —a liquid fatty phase comprising at least one non-volatile oil, and—at least one amorphous hydrocarbon-based block copolymer. The present invention also relates to a process for coating the face, and in particular the eyelids, with the said cosmetic composition..
Methods to to enhance solubility of butyl methoxydibenzoylmethane and/or bis-ethylhexyloxyphenol methoxyphenyl triazine in a cosmetic oil suitable as a solvent for butyl methoxydibenzoylmethane and/or bis-ethylhexyloxyphenol methoxyphenyl triazine are provided which include incorporating a solubility enhancing effective amount of a polyglycerol based uv filter in such cosmetic oil.. .
|Packaging device having an adjustable magnetic closure system|
A packaging device having a magnetic closure system establishing a particular angular orientation between two elements of the device. The packaging device for a cosmetic product comprises a container to house the product.
|Cosmetic applicator assembly|
A method of making a cosmetic applicator assembly is described. The cosmetic applicator assembly includes an applicator head comprising an applicator front portion having at least a first surface, a second surface, and a multiplicity of apertures extending between the first surface and the second surface, at least one applicator component protruding from the at one least aperture and attachable to the applicator front portion, and an applicator back portion fixed to the applicator front portion so as to cover the second surface of the applicator front portion..
A dispensing device for a preferably cosmetic liquid as well as a method for the manufacture thereof are proposed. A lasting and tight joining of two materials is achieved while allowing for simple manufacture by pretreating the surface of the first material by means of plasma treatment or irradiation in a desired joining area in order to form radicals there or to break up the polymer chains of the first material, and by then injecting the second material directly against the first material.
|Use of charged surfactants for reducing textile staining by antiperspirants|
Disclosed is a method of gauging stains on or in clothing which are caused at least in part by a cosmetic or dermatological preparation that comprises antiperspirant substances. The method comprises successively applying to a location of the clothing the preparation and sebum, washing and drying the clothing, and thereafter subjecting the clothing to a photometrical measurement by means of colorimetric measures in a cie l*a*b color space and comparing the obtained value to a value obtained with an untreated area of the clothing..
|Method and external preparation for lymphatic slimming|
The present invention provides a set of body slimming compositions, for application to a body before irradiating the body with a far-infrared ray in an atmosphere of 50° c. Or thereabout.
|Method and apparatus for vitamin d enhancement in mushrooms|
An apparatus and method for increasing vitamin d content in mushrooms is disclosed. A mushroom slurry of comminuted or pulverized mushrooms or mushroom parts and liquid, such as water, is passed under a uv light source and subjected to one or more pulses of uv light.
|Cosmetic solution, method for producing cosmetic solution, and cosmetic method|
Provided are a cosmetic solution and a method for producing the cosmetic solution, the cosmetic solution being easy to store and also easy to handle during use, and moreover having a high moisturizing function, without the use of a preservative. Hyaluronic acid/or a hyaluronic acid compound is dispersed in a polyvalent alcohol, also, an organic acid and/or organic acid salt different from the hyaluronic acid and/or hyaluronic acid compound is dispersed in a polyvalent alcohol such that it contains no water.
|Water soluble and activable phenolics derivatives with dermocosmetic and therapeutic applications and process for preparing said derivatives|
The invention relates to the preparation of phenolics derivatives by enzymatic condensation of phenolics selected among pyrocatechol or its derivatives with the glucose moiety of sucrose. The production of said phenolics derivatives is achieved with a glucosyltransferase (ec 22.214.171.124).
|Sensory use of 6-cyclopentylidenehexane derivatives|
The invention concerns the use of 6-cyclopentylidenehexane derivatives—6, cyclopentylidenehexan-1-ol and 6-cyclopentylidenehexanal—as sensory agents giving off a fragrance and/or a flavor of interest for a use in perfumery, in cosmetic, in parapharmacy, in detergent industry and in the food industry.. .
|Process for obtaining a brown algae lyophilisate, and cosmetic preparations thereof|
A process for obtaining a freeze-dried product of gametophytes cells of brown algae, and a cosmetic preparation for tropical use including the freeze-dried product of gametophytes cells of brown algae obtained.. .
|Capsicum variety exhibiting a hyper-accumulation of zeaxanthin and products derived therefrom|
The present invention is concerned with capsicum plants producing greater than about 0.4% zeaxanthin, by weight in the dried, ripe fruit pod flesh, which plants have been developed from commercially grown capsicum cultivars by plant breeding techniques. Zeaxanthin is the dominant carotenoid in the dried ripe fruit pod flesh, when measured in non-esterified forms.
Peptides of general formula (i): r1—wn—xm-aa1-aa2-aa3-aa4-aa5-aa6-yp—zq—r2 their stereoisomers, mixtures thereof and/or their cosmetically or pharmaceutically acceptable salts, a preparation process, cosmetic or pharmaceutical compositions which contain them and their use in the treatment and/or care of conditions, disorders and/or diseases which improve or are prevented by pgc-1α modulation.. .
|Chemical composition with hydrogen peroxide and a nanoemulsion of long-chained alcohols|
The present invention provides a chemical composition comprised of hydrogen peroxide and a nanoemulsion of long-chained alcohols which in combination these constituents act synergistically boost the kill-time rate of hydrogen peroxide. The peroxide based nanoemulsion formulation for application to skin includes a cosmetically approved peroxide containing compound present in a range to give from about 0.1 to about 4 wt./wt.
|Ultraviolet-shielding agent, method for producing the same, ultraviolet-shielding agent-containing dispersion liquid, and cosmetic preparation|
The invention provides an ultraviolet-shielding agent including resin particles formed by coating a core portion with a coating layer, wherein the core portion is made of any one resin of an organic ultraviolet absorbent-containing resin and an inorganic particle-containing resin, and the coating layer is made of the other resin or both resins, a method for producing the same, an ultraviolet-shielding agent-containing dispersion liquid, and a cosmetic preparation.. .
|Slurry powder cosmetic compositions and methods|
Slurry powder cosmetic composition comprising particulates coated with a binder composition, a silicone gel composition, and the evaporation residue of an aqueous based composition and a method for making the composition.. .
|Methods of wound care and treatment|
Particular embodiments disclosed herein relate to gas-enriched fluids, methods of making the same, systems for making the same and/or methods of treatment utilizing the gas-enriched fluids for wound care related conditions and/or diseases. In certain embodiments, the gas-enriched fluid is oxygen-enriched water.
Provided is a method of treating aged skin, comprising topically applying to the aged skin a composition comprising a compound of formula (i) in an amount effective to provide an anti-ageing effect. The compound of formula (i) is used to prevent skin and/or to help to maintain or improve moisture retention and/or to fight against the signs of skin ageing.
|Hydrophilic treated pigments dispersible in a cosmetic composition|
To a method for preparation thereof, and to the cosmetic uses thereof.. .
|Polymers based on sulfonic acids, amides and special cross-linking agents|
The invention relates to water-soluble or water-swellable polymers that contain a) 20.0 to 98.97 mole-% of one or more repeating structural units originating from special monomers with sulfonic acid groups or the salts thereof such as e.g. 2-acrylamido-2-methyl-propanesulfonic acid or the salts thereof, b) 1.0 to 60.0 mole-% of one or more repeating structural units containing an amide group and d) 0.01 to 8.0 mole-% of one or more repeating structural units originating from special crosslinking agents with at least three polymerizable double bonds.
A cosmetic container for housing a cosmetic product applicator is presented. The cosmetic container comprises: a cosmetic product applicator; a tubular housing comprising first and second portions; and a platform positioned within the tubular housing and connected to the first portion of the housing, the platform being adapted to receive the cosmetic product applicator inserted into the tubular housing.
|Reactive mesogen based polymer particles|
This invention relates to polymer particles comprising monomer units of at least one reactive mesogen, a process for their preparation, the use of these particles for the preparation of optical, electrooptical, electronic, electrochemical, electrophotographic, electrowetting and electrophoretic displays and/or devices and security, cosmetic, decorative, and diagnostic applications, and electrophoretic fluids and displays.. .
|Video camera mirror system with operation for modifying visual perception|
Various embodiments directed to modifying and enhancing visual perception are disclosed. One embodiment is directed to a camera which includes a lens system for capturing images and a lighting system providing key light above the lens system and providing fill light below the lens system.
|Angular visual response of cosmetic surfaces|
A system for determining the angular visual response of a cosmetic surface includes a sample support member configured to support a sample of material, a light detector arranged to travel along a first arcuate path about the sample of material, a light emitter arranged to travel along a second arcuate path about the sample of material, and an imaging device arranged to travel along a third arcuate path about the sample of material.. .
A cosmetic compact having an expansive base member containing a series of upwardly-facing product wells to accommodate one or more cosmetic items, the compact further having a cover member, and having a shuttle piece interposed between the base member and cover member. The various parts have cooperating slide components for permitting relative movement of the members in four opposed directions.
|Process for preparing micro- and nanocrystalline cellulose|
The invention relates to a process for preparing micro- and nanocrystailine cellulose material in the presence of an acid. More specifically, the invention relates to a process, in which the cellulose material is hydrolyzed in the presence of an acid in the gas phase while the moisture content of cellulose is between 1% and 80%, the cellulose material is surface-modified, and mech anically treated in order to obtain micro- and/or nanocrystailine cellulose material.
|Dyeing or lightening process using a composition rich in fatty substances comprising a solid alcohol and a solid ester, compositions and device|
The present invention relates to a process for dyeing or lightening human keratin fibres, which consists in extemporaneously mixing at the time of use two compositions (a) and (b) and in applying the mixture to the fibres; the said mixture comprising at least 25% by weight of fatty substances relative to the total weight of the mixture of compositions (a)+(b); with: composition (a) being in the form of a direct emulsion comprising: at least 30% by weight of oil(s) (i); at least one fatty alcohol that is solid at room temperature and at atmospheric pressure (ii); at least one fatty ester, which is solid at room temperature and at atmospheric pressure (iii); at least one surfactant (iv); at least one basifying agent (v) and/or at least one dye (vi) chosen from oxidation dyes and direct dyes, and mixtures thereof; composition (b) comprising, in a cosmetically acceptable medium, at least one oxidizing agent. The invention also relates to a non-oxidizing composition (a) in the form of a direct emulsion.