Patents Assigned to L'Oreal S.A.
  • Patent number: 10010151
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a packaging and applicator device (1) for applying a cosmetic or a care-product composition to the lips, the device comprising: ? a container (2) containing the composition for application to the lips; and ? an applicator member (6) that defines two opposite main application faces (11) that generally converge towards the distal end of the applicator member, for applying the composition to the user's bottom and top lips simultaneously; a greatest thickness of the applicator member, measured between the two main application faces, being greater than or equal to 4 mm, the greatest width of said main faces lying in the range 4 mm to 15 mm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2010
    Date of Patent: July 3, 2018
    Assignee: L'OREAL S.A.
    Inventor: Jean-Louis Gueret
  • Patent number: 9427075
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an applicator for combing the eyelashes and/or the eyebrows, and/or for applying a cosmetic, makeup, or a care product thereto, the applicator comprising a molded applicator member (8) that comprises: an inner core that is elongate along a longitudinal axis, and comprising opposite first and second portions that each extend along the longitudinal axis; and a plurality of rows of teeth, the rows extending along the longitudinal axis of the applicator member, with first rows and second rows of teeth extending from the first and second portions of the core respectively; at least half of the teeth of at least two consecutive first rows differing from at least half of the teeth of at least two consecutive second rows in thickness.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 23, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2016
    Assignee: L'OREAL S.A.
    Inventor: Jean-Louis Gueret
  • Patent number: 9265713
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a cosmetic composition containing: a) a block copolymer; b) a primary tackifier; c) a high viscosity ester; d) an alkoxylated mixed polyester; e) a wax; f) a solvent; and g) optionally, a colorant. The invention is also directed to a method of making up keratinous substrates involving applying onto the keratinous substrates said composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2014
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2016
    Assignee: L'OREAL S.A.
    Inventors: Fatima Ramadan, Hy Si Bui
  • Patent number: 9180321
    Abstract: A cosmetic composition containing: (a) at least one tackifier component having a solubility parameter corresponding to ?; (b) at least one liposoluble polymer having at least one segment with a solubility parameter corresponding to ?+2; (c) at least one solvent; and (d) optionally, at least one colorant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2006
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2015
    Assignee: L'OREAL S.A.
    Inventors: Hy Si Bui, Shao Xiang Lu, Balanda Atis, Wei Hong Yu
  • Patent number: 9168218
    Abstract: Disclosed are cosmetic compositions and methods for making up keratinous tissue using the compositions, as well as methods of making the compositions. The compositions contain a photoluminescent polymer (PLP) which is an oligomeric polyester synthesized from a multifunctional monomer and a diol, and which has grafted thereon an amino acid or an amino acid derivative. The compositions achieve a colorizing and/or UV-protectant effect when applied to keratinous tissue.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2012
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2015
    Assignee: L'OREAL S.A.
    Inventors: Emmanuel Dimotakis, Hy Si Bui, Jean-Thierry Simonnet, Mohamed Kanji
  • Patent number: 9107843
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to sunscreen compositions having a synergistic combination of ultraviolet light (UV) filtering agents that provide a high sun protection factor (SPF). Compositions according to the disclosure have high SPF values without requiring high overall amounts of UV filtering agents. Furthermore, the disclosure relates to methods of using the described compositions for protecting keratinous substances such as skin and hair from UV radiation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2015
    Assignee: L'OREAL S.A.
    Inventors: Jean-Thierry Simonnet, Anil Shah, Susan Halpern
  • Patent number: 9107853
    Abstract: Aqueous compositions comprising (a) at least one phenolic compound and (b) at least one hydrotrope in an amount effective to solubilize said at least one phenolic compound in water are provided for cosmetic and other uses.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2015
    Assignee: L'OREAL S.A.
    Inventors: Zhi Pan, Jean-Thierry Simonnet
  • Patent number: 9107847
    Abstract: The invention relates to the use in a composition for caring for human hair or eyelashes of an effective amount of a pyridinedicarboxylic acid derivative of general formula (I) or of one of its salts, in which R1 and R2 represent, independently of one another, OH, OR?, —NH2, —NHR? or —NR?R?, and R? and R? represent, independently of one another, a saturated or unsaturated and linear or branched C1-C18 alkyl radical or an aryl radical, this alkyl or aryl radical optionally being substituted by at least one OH, alkoxy, acyloxy, amino or alkylamino group, or R? and R? together represent a heterocycle, the composition being intended to induce and/or stimulate the growth of human keratinous fibers, such as the hair and eyelashes, and/or slow down their loss; the invention also relates to a cosmetic treatment intended to stimulate the growth of human keratinous fibers, such as the hair and eyelashes, and/or slow down their loss.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2015
    Assignee: Societe L'Oreal S.A.
    Inventors: Maria Dalko, Geneviève Loussouarn, Charles El Rawadi, Christophe Boulle, Bruno Bernard
  • Patent number: 9072919
    Abstract: The invention provides synergistic aqueous compositions comprising at least one flavonoid, and ferulic acid, and optionally one or more additional antioxidants, for cosmetic use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2015
    Assignee: L'OREAL S.A.
    Inventors: Zhi Pan, Jean-Thierry Simonnet, Ashleigh Murtaugh, Jamie Iannacone Spomer
  • Publication number: 20150152486
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a method of diagnosing a pellicular state in a subject, to a screening method of identifying an antidandruff agent, and to kits and nucleic acid arrays useful for said methods.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2012
    Publication date: June 4, 2015
    Applicant: L'Oreal S.A.
    Inventors: Isabelle Mouyna, Cecile Clavaud, Christiane Bouchier, Jean-Paul Latge, Lionel Breton
  • Patent number: 9023826
    Abstract: The present invention provides aqueous compositions comprising (a) at least one compound selected from the group consisting of adenosine and adenosine analogs, and (b) at least one hydrotrope in an amount effective to solubilize said at least one compound (a) in water, for cosmetic uses.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2015
    Assignee: L'Oreal S.A.
    Inventors: Zhi Phan, Jean-Thierry Simonnet
  • Patent number: 9018177
    Abstract: Aqueous compositions comprising a) at least one active compound and b) at least one hydrotrope in an amount effective to increase transdermal penetration of the active compound, and methods for increasing bioavailability of active compounds are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2015
    Assignee: L'Oreal S.A.
    Inventors: Elizabeth Hunter Lauten, Jean-Thierry Simonnet, Zhi Pan, Guive Balooch
  • Patent number: 8926954
    Abstract: Disclosed are waving compositions for waving of keratinous fibers, such as hair, containing a) a bisulfite compound, b) a sulfate compound or urea, and c) a phenol, and methods of waving keratinous fibers by applying such compositions to keratinous fibers. Also disclosed is a multi-unit cosmetic kit for treating a keratinous fiber containing a) a first unit containing a first composition containing a bisulfite compound and a sulfate compound or urea, and b) a second unit containing a second composition containing a phenol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2015
    Assignee: L'Oreal S.A.
    Inventors: David W. Cannell, Christine Shin, Karen M. Saiewitz
  • Patent number: 8875719
    Abstract: A device and method for combing eyelashes and/or eyebrows, and/or for applying makeup to eyelashes and/or eyebrows is disclosed. One exemplary device has a support and at least one row of projecting elements on the support. The row has a first group of the projecting elements and a projecting element outside the first group, the projecting element outside of the first group being spaced apart from the first group by a gap. The projecting elements can separate the eyelashes and/or eyebrows, while the gaps can group the eyelashes and/or eyebrows.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 6, 2010
    Date of Patent: November 4, 2014
    Assignee: L'Oreal S.A.
    Inventor: Jean-Louis H. Gueret
  • Patent number: 8851087
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an applicator for applying a composition to keratinous fibers, the applicator comprising: a stem; a core that extends along a longitudinal axis; applicator elements carried by the core, the distal end of the applicator being defined by the core or by at least one applicator element; the applicator elements defining an envelope surface; wherein the cross-section of the applicator defined by the envelope surface increases, and then decreases, on going towards the distal end of the core along at least two axes that are perpendicular to each other, and defines a peak ridge of maximum radius rmax that is strictly the greatest radius for the entire envelope surface, the peak ridge being spaced apart from the distal end of the envelope surface by a distance measured along the longitudinal axis that is less than or equal to 1.5 rmax; and the angle formed by the slopes of the envelope surface on either side of the peak ridge in at least one longitudinal section being greater than 120°.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2008
    Date of Patent: October 7, 2014
    Assignee: L'Oreal S.A.
    Inventor: Jean-Louis H. Gueret
  • Publication number: 20140142175
    Abstract: The disclosure relates to cosmetic compositions comprising ascorbic acid, at least two polyols, and a copolymer, wherein the composition is essentially anhydrous. The cosmetic compositions are particularly suitable for use on the face of a consumer, for example, as a facial mask. The disclosure also provides methods for improving the appearance of skin, for delivering ascorbic acid to the skin, and/or for reducing the effects and appearance of aging using the cosmetic compositions described herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 20, 2012
    Publication date: May 22, 2014
    Applicant: L'Oreal S.A.
    Inventors: Meriam Kelada, Carol Elmasry
  • Publication number: 20140140945
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a cosmetic composition containing: a) a block copolymer; b) a primary tackifier; c) a high viscosity ester; d) an alkoxylated mixed polyester; e) a wax; f) a solvent; and g) optionally, a colorant. The invention is also directed to a method of making up keratinous substrates involving applying onto the keratinous substrates said composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 23, 2014
    Publication date: May 22, 2014
    Applicant: L'OREAL S.A.
    Inventors: Fatima Ramadan, Hy Si Bui
  • Publication number: 20140107046
    Abstract: The invention provides synergistic aqueous compositions comprising at least one flavonoid, and ferulic acid, and optionally one or more additional antioxidants, for cosmetic use.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2012
    Publication date: April 17, 2014
    Applicant: L'Oreal S.A.
    Inventors: Zhi Pan, Jean-Thierry Simonnet, Ashleigh Murtaugh, Jamie Iannacone Spomer
  • Publication number: 20140107059
    Abstract: The present invention provides aqueous compositions comprising (a) at least one compound selected from the group consisting of adenosine and adenosine analogues, and (b) at least one hydrotrope in an amount effective to solubilize said at least one compound (a) in water, for cosmetic uses.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2012
    Publication date: April 17, 2014
    Applicant: L'Oreal S.A.
    Inventors: Zhi Pan, Jean-Theirry Simonnet
  • Publication number: 20140107047
    Abstract: Aqueous compositions comprising a) at least one active compound and b) at least one hydrotrope in an amount effective to increase transdermal penetration of the active compound, and methods for increasing bioavailability of active compounds are provided.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 12, 2012
    Publication date: April 17, 2014
    Applicant: L'Oreal S.A.
    Inventors: Elizabeth Hunter Lauten, Jean-Thierry Simonnet, Zhi Pan, Guive Balooch