Patents Assigned to LVMH Recherche
  • Publication number: 20100316745
    Abstract: A cereal extract is cosmetically used and obtained by at least one polar solvent. This cereal extract is used as a slimming agent in a slimming cosmetic composition. The cosmetic use makes it possible to achieve an effective slimming cosmetic care with a natural, nontoxic slimming agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 10, 2010
    Publication date: December 16, 2010
    Applicant: LVMH RECHERCHE
    Inventors: Françoise Pellicier, Jean-Christophe Archambault
  • Publication number: 20100310616
    Abstract: The invention relates to a cosmetic care method for preventing or retarding the appearance of the signs of ageing of the skin or for attenuating the effects thereof. This method is characterized in that it comprises the delivery, to at least part of the skin of the face or body, of an effective amount of at least one cosmetically acceptable active agent that activates or stimulates the activity of cutaneous mitochondrial aconitase. The invention makes it possible to achieve an anti-ageing effect.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2010
    Publication date: December 9, 2010
    Applicant: LVMH RECHERCHE
    Inventors: Carine Nizard, Marielle Moreau, Jean-Christophe Archambault, Bertrand Friguet, Anne-Laure Bulteau
  • Publication number: 20100303872
    Abstract: A polyphenol-rich plant extract is used in combination with at least one hydrating or humectant agent, as cosmetic active agents in a cosmetic composition. The combination improves hydrating and antioxidant cosmetic care.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 25, 2010
    Publication date: December 2, 2010
    Applicant: LVMH RECHERCHE
    Inventors: Marc DUMAS, Michèle Neveu, Béatrice Beaufrere-Seron, Jean-Hubert Cauchard, Valérie Krzych
  • Publication number: 20100291166
    Abstract: A nanometric material includes nitrogen-doped titanium oxides, which is obtained by injection of a titanium oxide precursor in the liquid or gaseous form and of a gaseous nitrogenous compound into a laser pyrolysis reactor. The material is used as cosmetic agent for protecting against ultraviolet radiation, thereby improving protection against UV radiation and in particular against UV-A radiation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 12, 2008
    Publication date: November 18, 2010
    Applicant: LVMH Recherche
    Inventors: Véronique Guyot-Ferreol, Jean-Francois Tranchant, Hicham Maskrot
  • Publication number: 20100271470
    Abstract: A method of characterizing a person's skin imperfections uses a digital color image-taking device to take at least one digital image of an area of skin including at least one imperfection to be characterized. An apparatus for characterizing the imperfections of the skin and a method for measuring the effectiveness of a treatment for skin imperfections use an active cosmetic, dermatological or pharmaceutical agent and further measure the effectiveness of a staining method aiming to attenuate or mask skin imperfections.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2010
    Publication date: October 28, 2010
    Applicant: LVMH RECHERCHE
    Inventors: Sandrine Stephan, Delphine Pelle de Queral
  • Publication number: 20100272333
    Abstract: A method involving filters of an extracted plane from a digital image of an area of skin to obtain a first ripple image and a second roughness image, from which appropriate computation devices are used to calculate different types of gray levels to characterize a pigment spot, notably with regard to the uniformity or disparity of the spot. A method measures the effectiveness of a cutaneous pigment spot treatment by an active pigmenting or depigmenting agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 20, 2010
    Publication date: October 28, 2010
    Applicant: LVMH RECHERCHE
    Inventors: Sandrine Stephan, Delphine Pelle de Queral
  • Publication number: 20100272662
    Abstract: The invention relates to a cosmetic composition. This cosmetic composition comprises an extract of Adenium obesum, and at least one cosmetically acceptable excipient. This composition can be used to strengthen the cutaneous barrier, to reinforce the cohesion of the dermal-epidermal junction, to prevent or delay the effects of skin aging, or else to provide a protective, corrective, restructuring, hydrating or moisturizing effect.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 7, 2008
    Publication date: October 28, 2010
    Applicant: LVMH RECHERCHE
    Inventors: Frederic Bonte, March Dumas, Jean-Christophe Archambault
  • Publication number: 20100266650
    Abstract: The invention relates to the use of a plant extract as a cosmetic agent. This extract is obtained from a plant belonging to the genus Citrus, or from hybrids derived from the crossing of plant species, at least one of which belongs to the genus Citrus, as a cosmetic active agent. The invention makes it possible to prevent or retard the appearance of the signs of ageing of the skin or to attenuate the effects thereof and/or to improve or restore the radiance of the skin complexion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 31, 2010
    Publication date: October 21, 2010
    Applicant: LVMH RECHERCHE
    Inventors: Carine NIZARD, Marielle Moreau, Jean-Christophe Archambault
  • Publication number: 20100233298
    Abstract: The invention relates to novel cosmetic uses of phytosphingosine or of one of its cosmetically acceptable salts, particularly its hydrochloride, as a slimming agent and/or as an active agent which stimulates the synthesis of leptin by adipocytes, for preparing a cosmetic composition intended for reducing subcutaneous excess fat. The invention also relates to a method of cosmetic treatment intended for obtaining a slimming effect on the human body according to which a cosmetic composition containing phytosphingosine or one of its cosmetically acceptable salts, particularly its hydrochloride, is applied on the parts of the body to be treated. The invention also relates to novel cosmetic compositions containing phytosphingosine or one of its cosmetically acceptable salts, particularly its hydrochloride, in combination with a lipolytic agent selected from the group consisting of CAMP and its derivatives, adenylate cyclase enzyme activating agents and phosphodiesterase enzyme inhibiting agents.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 4, 2010
    Publication date: September 16, 2010
    Applicant: LVMH RECHERCHE
    Inventors: Jocelyne FRANCHI, Françoise PELLICIER
  • Patent number: 7776367
    Abstract: The invention relates to the use, in a cosmetic composition or for the production of a cosmetic composition, of an extract of an exudate of the plant Daniellia oliveri, said exudate being at least partially made up of the oleoresin of said plant. It relates most particularly to the use of this extract as a cosmetic agent for modifying the surface of the skin by giving it a smoother appearance through a reduction in the depth of the wrinkles and/or fine lines and/or by providing it with a re-plumping effect. It also relates to a cosmetic care method for modifying the surface of the skin by giving it a smoother appearance through a reduction in the depth of the wrinkles and fine lines and/or by providing it with a re-plumping effect, comprising the application, to the areas of the skin in question, of a cosmetic composition containing this extract.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2008
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2010
    Assignee: LVMH Recherche
    Inventors: Cécile Lamy, Nancy Sauvan, Isabelle Renimel, Patrice Andre, Sylvie Darnault
  • Publication number: 20100196298
    Abstract: The invention relates to a coloring material comprising a colored product bound to a solid substrate in which said colored product is a colored derivative of geniposide and/or genipin and/or geniposidic acid and/or an extract of a plant comprising at least one of the abovementioned products and said solid substrate is based on silicate and includes at least one metal cation. It also relates to a process for preparing this coloring material. It also relates to the use of this coloring material in the preparation of a coloring composition, in particular of a cosmetic composition, and to a method for making up the skin or superficial body growths.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2009
    Publication date: August 5, 2010
    Applicant: LVMH RECHERCHE
    Inventors: Patrice ANDRE, Jean-Francois TRANCHANT, Michel GARCIA
  • Patent number: 7766572
    Abstract: A bottle comprising: a container containing a cosmetic; and an applicator including a tube that carries a first applicator head for applying cosmetic to a region of the body, the first applicator head being placed in front of the tube and being suitable for being dipped into the container, and the first applicator head being removable from the tube. The applicator also includes a second applicator head that is stored in the tube until the first applicator head is removed. The second applicator head is displaceable relative to the tube to take the place of the first applicator head.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 2006
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2010
    Assignee: LVMH Recherche
    Inventors: Jean-Francois Tranchant, Sylvie Bray-Richer
  • Publication number: 20100166814
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a cosmetic composition, which comprises a combination of at least two osmolytes chosen from the group comprising taurine or a derivative thereof, inositol, betaine and trehalose. This composition is intended for restoring, maintaining or reinforcing the moisturization of the skin and/or for protecting it against different types of stress and/or for preventing or retarding the appearance of the signs of aging of the skin, or for attenuating the effects thereof, or alternatively for promoting cell or tissue longevity.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 22, 2009
    Publication date: July 1, 2010
    Applicant: LVMH Recherche
    Inventors: Marc C.M. Dumas, Valérie A.S. Krzych, Delphine Pelle de Queral, Catherine Heusele
  • Patent number: 7737186
    Abstract: The invention relates to novel cosmetic uses of phytosphingosine or of one of its cosmetically acceptable salts, particularly its hydrochloride, as a slimming agent and/or as an active agent which stimulates the synthesis of leptin by adipocytes, for preparing a cosmetic composition intended for reducing subcutaneous excess fat. The invention also relates to a method of cosmetic treatment intended for obtaining a slimming effect on the human body according to which a cosmetic composition containing phytosphingosine or one of its cosmetically acceptable salts, particularly its hydrochloride, is applied on the parts of the body to be treated. The invention also relates to novel cosmetic compositions containing phytosphingosine or one of its cosmetically acceptable salts, particularly its hydrochloride, in combination with a lipolytic agent selected from the group consisting of cAMP and its derivatives, adenylate cyclase enzyme activating agents and phosphodiesterase enzyme inhibiting agents.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2003
    Date of Patent: June 15, 2010
    Assignee: LVMH Recherche
    Inventors: Jocelyne Franchi, Françoise Pellicier
  • Patent number: 7721978
    Abstract: A fluid dispenser nozzle including a resilient sealing lip fitted on a substantially rigid support, the sealing lip being adapted to bear in leaktight manner against a shutter member belonging to the support that also includes a fastener member connected to the shutter member via a movable connection, the fastener member carrying the sealing lip. The movable connection is adapted to enable the shutter member to be moved from a first position in which the shutter member is spaced apart from the sealing lip to a second position in which the shutter member bears against the sealing lip and elastically deforms the sealing lip.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2006
    Date of Patent: May 25, 2010
    Assignee: LVMH Recherche
    Inventor: Marc Chevalier
  • Patent number: 7718203
    Abstract: The invention relates to a protecting and regenerating composition. This composition comprises an association of a first cosmetically active ingredient comprising a dried vine shoot extract, and a second cosmetically active ingredient comprising a component of the ectoine type. This composition makes it possible to affect anti-ageing cosmetic care and skin revitalization.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2007
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2010
    Assignee: LVMH Recherche
    Inventors: Patrice Andre, Isabelle Renimel
  • Publication number: 20100098751
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a novel use of an extract of common mallow for restoring, maintaining or reinforcing the state of moisturization of the skin; to a cosmetic composition containing it, and also to cosmetic care methods using said composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 10, 2009
    Publication date: April 22, 2010
    Applicant: LVMH RECHERCHE
    Inventors: Marc Dumas, Emmanuelle Noblesse, Valerie Krzych, Jean Hubert Cauchard
  • Patent number: 7700084
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a mixture, having a skin-tightening effect, which is made up of: 10 to 80% by weight of a polysaccharide, preferably of an alginate, having a molecular weight of less than 600,000 Daltons, preferably less than 400,000 Daltons and more preferably less than 200,000 Daltons, 15 to 75% by weight of a polyhydroxylated agent selected from sugars and their derivatives, particularly sugar esters and sugar ethers, preferably sorbitol, 3 to 15% by weight of poly(vinyl alcohol) or polyvinylpyrrolidone, and 0 to 25% by weight of cellulose or of a derivative of cellulose, such as carboxymethylcellulose or hydroxymethylcellulose. The present invention also relates to cosmetic compositions which contain this mixture. These cosmetic compositions enable a mechanical smoothing of the surface of the skin to be obtained progressively with great comfort of use and enables a good fixing of make-up products.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2002
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2010
    Assignee: LVMH Recherche
    Inventors: Hervé Delage-Grouiller, Brigitte Noe, Christian Mahe
  • Publication number: 20100092506
    Abstract: The invention relates to the use in a cosmetic composition of an extract of the alga Phaeodactylum tricornutum, as a depigmenting active agent intended in particular for attenuating or eliminating skin pigmentation marks or for lightening the complexion or bodily hairs or head hair. The extract is preferably a lipid extract. The invention also relates to a cosmetic care method for attenuating or eliminating skin pigmentation marks or for lightening the complexion or bodily hairs or head hair, characterized in that it comprises the application, to at least one concerned area of the skin, of a cosmetic composition containing this extract.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2008
    Publication date: April 15, 2010
    Applicant: LVMH RECHERCHE
    Inventors: Carine Nizard, Marielle Moreau, Robin Kurfurst, Bertrand Friguet, Anne-Laure Bulteau, Monique Gareil
  • Publication number: 20100080861
    Abstract: The present invention relates to cosmetic or dermatological compositions comprising a combination of a cannabis essential oil substantially free of cannabinoids and a helichrysum essential oil, and to their uses thereof, particularly for the care of sensitive or sensitized skin.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 3, 2009
    Publication date: April 1, 2010
    Applicant: LVMH RECHERCHE
    Inventors: Patrice Andre, Isabelle Renimel, Francine Joly