Patents Assigned to Mary Kay Inc.
  • Patent number: 10980731
    Abstract: Disclosed is a topical skin composition. The composition can include water, caprylic/capric triglyceride, Butyrospermum parkii (shea) butter, Helianthus annuus (sunflower) seed oil, cetyl alcohol, glyceryl stearate, and beeswax.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2019
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: Mary Kay Inc.
    Inventors: Julia Collier, Michael Frushour, Kim Wilson
  • Patent number: 10966918
    Abstract: Disclosed are methods of treating skin with topical skin compositions comprising at least one plant extract.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Assignee: Mary Kay Inc.
    Inventors: Tiffany Florence, David Gan, Michelle Hines
  • Patent number: 10953058
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method for treating skin. The method can include topically applying to skin in need thereof a composition comprising effective amounts of Arctium lappa root extract and Epilobium angustifolium extract to reduce expression of a pro-inflammatory cytokine of IL-8, IL-2, or TNF-? in the skin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: Mary Kay Inc.
    Inventors: Michelle Hines, Tiffany Carle
  • Patent number: 10952948
    Abstract: The present invention relates generally to methods and compositions useful to cleanse, exfoliate, smooth, moisturize, hydrate, and/or improve the appearance and/or condition of skin and/or hair using a composition including shea butter, PEG-50 shea butter, and/or hydrated silica.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 23, 2021
    Assignee: Mary Kay Inc.
    Inventors: Kim Wilson, Geetha Kalahasti
  • Patent number: 10918591
    Abstract: A method of treating skin in need thereof is disclosed. The method can include topically applying to the skin a composition consisting of kakadu plum extract, glycerin, water, and optionally alcohol.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: Mary Kay Inc.
    Inventors: David Gan, Michelle Hines, Javier Aravena, Brian Jones
  • Patent number: 10912956
    Abstract: The present invention relates generally to methods and compositions comprising Hylocereus undatus fruit extract and Aloe barbadensis leaf extract, useful as antioxidants and/or inhibiting TNF-? expression.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: Mary Kay Inc.
    Inventors: Barbara Durkee, Daniel Ramirez, Maria Milagros Sanchez, Michael Frushour, Geetha Kalahasti, Lisha Vanpelt
  • Patent number: 10912729
    Abstract: Disclosed is a composition comprising ascorbic acid or a derivative thereof, a silicone containing compound, and an essential oil, wherein at least 50% of the initial amount of the ascorbic acid in the composition remains stable when the composition is stored for at least 1 month at room temperature. The composition can be non-aqueous.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 16, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 9, 2021
    Assignee: Mary Kay Inc.
    Inventor: Isaac Thomas
  • Patent number: 10888509
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method of treating a fine line or wrinkle in a person's skin. The method includes topically applying to the fine line or wrinkle a composition comprising an effective amount of Commiphora mukul resin or an extract thereof that includes oleo gum resin. Topical application of the composition to the fine line or wrinkle reduces the appearance of the fine line or wrinkle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: Mary Kay Inc.
    Inventors: Tiffany Florence, Michelle Hines, David Gan, Wanli Zhao
  • Patent number: 10881603
    Abstract: A method for reducing a presence of sebum on skin, reducing an appearance of shiny skin, or reducing an appearance of the size of skin pores is disclosed. The method can include topically applying to skin a composition comprising a navy bean extract comprising amino acids, an extract of Bambusa vulgaris wendl shoots, charcoal, and Lonicera japonica leaf extract.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: Mary Kay Inc.
    Inventors: Michael Frushour, Tiffany Carle
  • Patent number: 10881699
    Abstract: A method of reducing the appearance of hyperpigmented skin or inflamed skin is disclosed. The method can include topically applying to hyperpigmented skin or inflamed skin a composition comprising an effective amount of an extract of Rhododendron ferrugineum leaf to reduce melanocyte pigmentation in the skin or to reduce tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-?) and cyclooxygenase-1 and -2 (COX-1 and COX-2) activity in the skin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 18, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: Mary Kay Inc.
    Inventor: David Gan
  • Patent number: 10881604
    Abstract: The present invention relates generally to methods of use and compositions useful for treating skin to reduce the appearance of wrinkles, moisturize skin, lighten skin, reduce inflammation, increase skin firmness, or increase skin elasticity. The composition can include 20 wt. % to 45 wt. % light mineral oil, 0.1 wt. % to 5 wt. % Persea gratissima (avocado) oil, 0.1 wt. % to 5% wt. % Olea europaea (olive) fruit oil, 0.1 wt. % to 5 wt. % Argania spinosa kernel oil. 0.1 wt. % to 10 wt. % Limnanthes alba (meadowfoam) seed oil, 0.1 wt. % to 5 wt. % hybrid sunflower oil, 0.01 wt. % to 5 wt. % Crambe abyssinica seed oil, and 0.01 wt. % to 5% w/w of Daucus carota sativa (carrot) root extract.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 21, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: Mary Kay Inc.
    Inventors: Edward Chadwick, Geetha Kalahasti
  • Patent number: 10870022
    Abstract: Disclosed are compositions and methods for their use for reducing tumor necrosis factor alpha (TNF-?) and/or vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) production in skin cells by topically applying to skin in need thereof, a composition comprising an effective amount of Opuntia ficus-indica tuna, Opuntia ficus-indica nopales, or both, or extracts thereof, to reduce TNF-? or VEGF production in skin cells.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: Mary Kay Inc.
    Inventors: Michelle Hines, Geetha Kalahasti, Tiffany Florence, David Gan
  • Patent number: 10869821
    Abstract: A method of treating skin is disclosed. The method can include topically applying to a peron's skin a composition comprising 0.0001% to 5% w/w of a hydrolyzed algae extract comprising exopolysaccharides from Halymenia durvillei, and 0.0001% to 5% w/w of a saccharide isomerate comprising an exopolysaccharide synthesized by Vibrio alginolyticus, wherein at least one of skin permeability is decreased, filaggrin production is increased, skin moisture is increased, occludin production is increased, or TNF? production is inhibited in the skin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: Mary Kay Inc.
    Inventors: Tiffany Carle, Bob Foley, Julia Collier, Wanli Zhao, Geetha Kalahasti
  • Patent number: 10857079
    Abstract: Disclosed is an oil-in-water anionic emulsion for eyelashes, and methods for its use, comprising a continuous phase comprising 35 to 55% by weight of water based on the total weight of the emulsion, a discontinuous phase comprising 15 to 25% by weight of a combination of waxes, wherein the combination of waxes comprises paraffin wax, carnauba wax, beeswax, and candelilla wax based on the total weight of the emulsion, and 5 to 15% by weight of the emulsion of an anionic surfactant system comprising stearic acid, palmitic acid, myristic acid, polyethylene glycol-40 (PEG-40) stearate, and stearyl stearate, wherein the oil-in-water anionic emulsion is capable of thickening the appearance of eyelashes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 11, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: Mary Kay Inc.
    Inventor: Greg Norman
  • Patent number: 10842733
    Abstract: A method for treating the skin of a subject in need thereof is disclosed. The method includes topically applying to the skin of the subject a cosmetic composition that includes an effective amount of an aqueous, alcoholic, or aqueous-alcoholic extract of Silybum marianum and an aqueous, alcoholic, or aqueous-alcoholic extract of Momordica grosvenori fruit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 28, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Mary Kay Inc.
    Inventors: Tiffany Florence, Michelle Hines, David Gan
  • Patent number: 10842837
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method for treating dry or erythemic skin in a subject in need thereof, the method comprising topically applying to the skin a composition that includes effective amounts of an extract from Echinacea purpurea and an extract from Silybum marianum, wherein topical application of the composition activates human cannabinoid receptor type 2 and inhibits fatty acid amide hydrolase activity in the skin and treats the skin.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Assignee: Mary Kay Inc.
    Inventor: Tiffany Florence
  • Publication number: 20200297600
    Abstract: A method of reducing oxidative damage of skin is described. The method can include applying to oxidant damaged skin a topical composition that includes encapsulated resveratrol, oligopeptide-1, and niacinamide, wherein the combination of encapsulated resveratrol, oligopeptide-1, and niacinamide reduces oxidative damage in the skin, and wherein the oligopeptide-1 comprises the sequence of caprooyl-Gly-His-Lys-Lys.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 10, 2020
    Publication date: September 24, 2020
    Applicant: MARY KAY INC.
    Inventors: Tiffany Carle, Michael Frushour, David Gan, Geetha Kalahasti, Patricia Jacoby
  • Patent number: D901903
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2020
    Assignee: Mary Kay Inc.
    Inventor: Jenny DeMarco Staab
  • Patent number: D910585
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: Mary Kay Inc.
    Inventor: Jenny DeMarco Staab
  • Patent number: D921599
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Assignee: Mary Kay Inc.
    Inventor: Jenny DeMarco Staab