Patents Assigned to Alcan Packaging Beauty Services
  • Patent number: 8840332
    Abstract: Mascara sample dispenser applicators have a mascara applicator including a rod and a tip for applying the mascara to the eyelashes of the user. A receptacle contains a small amount of mascara and includes both a first opening through which the rod passes and a second opening through which the applicator tip is pushed out by translation of the rod relative to the receptacle, allowing the user to apply mascara. The second opening may be hermetically sealed by a film that cannot be returned to its original position or condition after use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2009
    Date of Patent: September 23, 2014
    Assignee: Alcan Packaging Beauty Services
    Inventor: Patrick Lhoyer
  • Patent number: 8511322
    Abstract: A powder compact (10) comprising a case (20) forming a main make-up powder receptacle (21) and an applicator head (30) fitted to said case, said applicator head comprising a porous membrane (31) occupying the top part of said head and an auxiliary powder receptacle (32) used to retain part of said powder close to said porous membrane, said porous membrane being designed to come into contact with the skin to dispense said powder on said skin, wherein said powder compact comprises a cylindrical wall (35) which surrounds a communication channel (36) through which said auxiliary powder receptacle communicates with said main powder receptacle and at least one section of which is occupied by a sieve (40), the mesh of which is adapted to the particle characteristics of said powder in order to control its flow.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2013
    Assignee: Alcan Packaging Beauty Services
    Inventor: Thierry Balestrini
  • Publication number: 20120205404
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a tube head for product of fluid to pasty consistency comprising: a neck having at a first end an opening through which the product is extracted from the tube; and a shoulder connected to a second end of the neck opposite the first end, and the tube head comprising an air non-return means placed in said neck, said means being adapted to avoid a return of air from the first end of the neck to the second end of the neck, characterised in that the tube head is one piece and in that the non-return means comprise at least one valve.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2011
    Publication date: August 16, 2012
    Applicant: ALCAN PACKAGING BEAUTY SERVICES
    Inventors: Jean-Manuel Massey, Eric Kerman, Nick Thorne
  • Publication number: 20120205267
    Abstract: The invention relates to a laminated material for forming a flexible container for holding a hair dye or the like, the laminated material having a first surface which, in use, forms the internal surface of the container, and a second surface which, in use, forms the external surface of the container, the laminated material comprising an inner layer, an outer layer and an intermediate metal foil barrier layer, wherein the inner layer is on the first surface side of the metal foil barrier layer, and wherein the outer layer is on the second surface side of the metal foil barrier layer, wherein the laminated material has a total thickness of at most 240 ?m, and wherein the inner layer comprises polyethylene and has a mean density of 0.92 to 0.94 g/cm3.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2011
    Publication date: August 16, 2012
    Applicant: ALCAN PACKAGING BEAUTY SERVICES
    Inventors: Thierry Maurice, John Suter, Robert Miskevich
  • Publication number: 20120204995
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a tube head for product of fluid to pasty consistency comprising a neck having at a first end an opening through which the product is extracted from the tube, a shoulder connected to a second end of the neck opposite the first end, and the tube head comprising an air non-return means placed in said neck, said means being adapted to avoid a return of air from the first end of the neck to the second end of the neck, characterised in that the tube head is one piece.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2011
    Publication date: August 16, 2012
    Applicant: ALCAN PACKAGING BEAUTY SERVICES
    Inventors: Eric Kerman, Nick Thorne
  • Patent number: 8091565
    Abstract: The invention concerns a makeup case. A primary tray as well as a tray form a drawer slidingly mounted in relation to the primary tray. A spring exerts a force tending to assist the opening of the tray forming the drawer or a force tending to assist its closing depending on whether or not the tray forming the drawer is open beyond an intermediate position which corresponds to an unstable position for the spring. The spring may be two torsion springs arranged symmetrically on either side of an axis extending along the direction of the opening or closing movement of the tray forming the drawer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2009
    Date of Patent: January 10, 2012
    Assignee: Alcan Packaging Beauty Services
    Inventor: Victor Ramos
  • Publication number: 20110293353
    Abstract: A mascara sample dispenser applicator (200) comprises • a mascara applicator (10) comprising a rod (11) and a tip (12) for applying the mascara to the eyelashes of the user; • a receptacle (21) containing a small amount of mascara and said applicator tip, and comprising as a minimum a first opening through which said rod passes and a second opening through which said applicator tip is pushed out by translation of the rod relative to the receptacle to allow the user to apply said mascara. According to the invention, the sample dispenser applicator is characterized in that said second opening is hermetically sealed by film (24) that cannot be returned to its original position or condition after use, so that the second opening cannot be re-closed following its first use.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2009
    Publication date: December 1, 2011
    Applicant: ALCAN PACKAGING BEAUTY SERVICES
    Inventor: Patrick Lhoyer
  • Publication number: 20110262208
    Abstract: A cosmetic applicator for applying cosmetic product is disclosed, the applicator comprising a body defining a handle, the body being arranged to receive the cosmetic product, a rotatable applicator element attached to a distal end of the body, the applicator element extending transversely relative to the body and being located proximate the cosmetic product, and a driving arrangement to rotate the applicator element, thereby loading the cosmetic product for subsequent application. In an embodiment, the body is elongate so as to define a longitudinal axis, with the applicator element extending perpendicular to the longitudinal axis of the body. In an embodiment, the cosmetic applicator comprises an actuating arrangement to allow a user to selectively control the position of the cosmetic product with respect to the applicator element, thereby allowing a controlled quantity of cosmetic product to be loaded onto the applicator element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2011
    Publication date: October 27, 2011
    Applicant: ALCAN PACKAGING BEAUTY SERVICES
    Inventors: Mark Edmondson, Eric Kerman, Franck Seguin, Eric Da Silva
  • Publication number: 20110255912
    Abstract: An applicator for a cosmetic product is provided, the applicator comprising a container for storing the cosmetic product, the container defining an opening, a first wiper element coupled to the container, proximate the opening of the container, and an applicator arrangement removably coupled to the container. The applicator arrangement includes a stem having an applicator element at a distal end and a first handle at a proximal end, the applicator element extending into the container for receiving cosmetic product. The applicator arrangement farther includes an elongate hollow tube that is slidable through the first wiper element, the hollow tube haying an opening defined by a rim at a distal end and a second handle at a proximal end, the rim defining a second wiper element, wherein the stem can be slidably accommodated within the hollow tube so that the applicator element of the stem can extend beyond the opening defined by the rim of the hollow tube.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 5, 2009
    Publication date: October 20, 2011
    Applicant: ALCAN PACKAGING BEAUTY SERVICES
    Inventor: Patrick Lhoyer
  • Publication number: 20110226276
    Abstract: A cosmetic applicator assembly is shown. 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.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 26, 2010
    Publication date: September 22, 2011
    Applicant: ALCAN PACKAGING BEAUTY SERVICES
    Inventors: Michel LIMONGI, Eric KERMAN, Uresti OSVALDO, Thomas CLOS
  • Publication number: 20110211902
    Abstract: An applicator for a cosmetic product comprising a handle and an application nozzle, including at least one applicator support and a thumb wheel, defining an application roller which is movable in rotation with respect to said applicator support, said thumb wheel interiorly comprising a rigid core and on at least a part of its exterior surface, a transfer material or a material for temporarily holding said cosmetic product, including a circular application surface of average thickness E, adapted to deposit said product with a line of constant width during the application, said circular application surface corresponding to the larger diameter D of said thumb wheel, the thumb wheel having a shaping factor D/E>5. The applicator provides convenient application and leads to a different aspect of the product that is applied.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 5, 2011
    Publication date: September 1, 2011
    Applicant: ALCAN PACKAGING BEAUTY SERVICES
    Inventors: Marie Christine LE GUENIC, Michel LIMONGI
  • Patent number: 8001980
    Abstract: An applicator brush includes a stem, and a plurality of bristles supported by the stem. The stem extends from an end of a rod and includes a first branch and a second branch twisted together, each branch having a non-circular cross-section The bristles are positioned between the twisted first and second branches. In some embodiments, each branch includes a plurality of strands pre-twisted together to create the non-circular cross-section of each branch, forming a multi-helicoidal stem.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2006
    Date of Patent: August 23, 2011
    Assignee: Alcan Packaging Beauty Services
    Inventors: Patrick Lhoyer, Ed Crutchley
  • Publication number: 20110163592
    Abstract: According to an aspect of the invention there is provided a method of manufacturing an applicator brush for use in applying a product, such as a cosmetic product, the method comprising providing a plurality of fibers, decorating the fibers so as to define at least one colored region, and fitting the decorated fibers to a stem so as to define a cosmetic applicator brush, wherein the step of decorating the fibers includes a step of coloring the fibers using dye sublimation so that individual fibers have an outer colored region and an inner uncolored region. In an embodiment, an individual fiber is decorated with a color that is different to another individual fiber extending from the stem. Alternatively, or in addition, an individual fiber is decorated with at least two colors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2010
    Publication date: July 7, 2011
    Applicant: ALCAN PACKAGING BEAUTY SERVICES
    Inventors: ED CRUTCHLEY, Nicholas Thorne, Sylvain Gourmet
  • Patent number: D639999
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2011
    Assignee: Alcan Packaging Beauty Services
    Inventor: Michel Limongi
  • Patent number: D640000
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2011
    Assignee: Alcan Packaging Beauty Services
    Inventor: Michel Limongi
  • Patent number: D640001
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2010
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2011
    Assignee: Alcan Packaging Beauty Services
    Inventor: Michel Limongi
  • Patent number: D642806
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2011
    Assignee: Alcan Packaging Beauty Services
    Inventor: Volker Schrepf
  • Patent number: D643151
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2010
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2011
    Assignee: Alcan Packaging Beauty Services
    Inventors: Michel Limongi, Nicolas Rondeau
  • Patent number: D656738
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2012
    Assignee: Alcan Packaging Beauty Services
    Inventors: Michel Limongi, Osvaldo Uresti
  • Patent number: D656739
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2010
    Date of Patent: April 3, 2012
    Assignee: Alcan Packaging Beauty Services
    Inventors: Mark Edmondson, Osvaldo Uresti