Patents Examined by Brianne E Kalach
  • Patent number: 11375798
    Abstract: A bangle and makeup kit combination assembly and method of operation provide a personal adornment, such as an annular-shaped bangle, that discretely stores and efficiently dispenses individual components of a makeup kit. The assembly comprises a makeup kit comprising multiple makeup components, such as eye and brow liners, trays, mirrors, and a makeup applicator. The assembly further comprises a bangle having an outer ornamental cover that is defined by a decorative surface. The bangle further comprises an outer annular member, a middle makeup retention member having slots that correspond with makeup components, and an inner annular layer. The bangle also includes an edge locking mechanism that secures the annular members and makeup kit components into the ornamental bangle configuration until disassembly for access to the makeup kit is desired. In this manner, the bangle can be worn as an ornament, and then disassembled to access the makeup kit contained therein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2021
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Inventor: Amelia Yachya
  • Patent number: 11375799
    Abstract: A device for providing safety during the process of installing eyelash extensions onto the natural eyelashes of a subject, especially when the installation is automatic. In some embodiments, the placing of extensions is carried out by a robotic mechanism utilizing computer vision, and in some embodiments, a barrier is created between the robotic mechanism and the subject in order to protect the subject in the event of a malfunction.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 5, 2022
    Assignee: Wink Robotics
    Inventors: Nathan Harding, Kurt Amundson, Michael Muller, Kyle Andrew Tucker, Michelle Warner, Richard W. O'Connor
  • Patent number: 11363847
    Abstract: A hair augmentation system is provided including a main portion. A clip notch may be provided in the main portion. A removable clip portion may complement the clip notch in the main portion. The main portion and the clip portion together may have a concave inner surface and a convex outer surface. At least one hair clip may be provided on the inner surface of each of the main portion and the clip portion. A flap cavity may be provided in the main portion. A hair flap may be provided on the main portion at the flap cavity. At least one hair comb may be provided on the hair flap. Imitation hair may be provided on the outer surface of the main portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2022
    Inventor: Jennifer Ann Martin
  • Patent number: 11357311
    Abstract: A hair weave removal tool includes a handle, an elongated member, a magnifier, and a light source. The elongated member extends from an end of the handle. The elongated member includes an extension extending outwardly therefrom and a guide member located laterally adjacent the extension. The magnifier is pivotably coupled to the handle laterally adjacent the elongated member. The light source is coupled to the handle, and is configured to illuminate an area above the extension.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Inventor: Jennifer M. Smith
  • Patent number: 11350719
    Abstract: A hair styling aid for curling hair is described, including a housing, guide means comprising a slot in a wall of the housing for receiving a length of hair to be styled, a rotatable element rotatable clockwise or anticlockwise relative to the housing and the guide means, to form curls, and a heated elongate member around which the length of hair is wound by the rotatable element, in use. The housing surrounds a part of the elongate member to form a chamber between the housing wall(s) and the elongate member, the housing extending from and being integral with a handle. The rotatable element is rotatable relative to or with the elongate member, having a predefined starting position to which it is automatically returned after use. The housing has a longitudinal axis and the slot is parallel with the longitudinal axis of the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2022
    Assignee: TF3 LIMITED
    Inventor: Alfredo DeBenedictis
  • Patent number: 11337506
    Abstract: An improved nail polish bottle includes a receptacle having an inner volume configured to retain a nail polish substance. The receptacle having two openings with a pair of coupling members attached to the two openings. The pair of coupling members configured to couple two nail polish cap and brush assemblies. Each nail polish cap and brush assembly includes a different brush type. One is a standard brush for general nail polish use and the other is detailed brush for fine detailed work, such as nail art. The caps on the assemblies may include different shapes or designs so the user knows which cap corresponds to a specific brush. Both brush types share the same nail polish substance in the inner volume of the receptacle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2021
    Date of Patent: May 24, 2022
    Inventors: Ben Thai Pham, Kristy Tran
  • Patent number: 11330856
    Abstract: An artificial lash extension includes clusters of artificial hairs. Each of the clusters includes at least two artificial hairs. Each of the clusters are coupled at a base formed by at least an application of heat. Each of the clusters are spaced from one another along a length of the base. The coupled clusters and the base are designed for an application under a natural lash.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: Lashify, Inc.
    Inventor: Sahara Lotti
  • Patent number: 11330855
    Abstract: A method of applying artificial lashes includes obtaining a set of clusters of artificial hairs that form a set of lash fusions connected to a base so as to form a set of lash extensions. The set of clusters may be heat fused at its root to form the base. The method may further includes applying an adhesive to enable the set of lash extensions to be affixed to natural eyelashes, and arranging the base of the set of lash extensions proximate to a proximate end portion of a natural upper eyelash of a subject such that the set of lash extensions extends from the proximate end portion toward a distal end portion of the natural upper eyelash. The method may also include affixing the lash extensions to the natural upper eyelash of the subject such that the lash extensions adhere to the natural upper eyelash via the adhesive.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 26, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignee: Lashify, Inc.
    Inventor: Sahara Lotti
  • Patent number: 11324303
    Abstract: Methods and products for cleaning hair trimmings after cutting a person's hair. One of the methods includes applying a microfiber swab to one of the person's ears to remove the loose hair trimmings resulting from cutting the person's hair. Another one of the methods includes attaching a microfiber neck strip to the person's neck prior to cutting the person's hair.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: The Good Life Services LLC
    Inventors: Ryan Vidotto, Deborah Vidotto
  • Patent number: 11324298
    Abstract: A hair treatment apparatus including a pliable sheet having a width and length positionable on a head of a wearer to engage a hairline between an arcuate top edge and an arcuate bottom edge with a pair of ends correspondingly disposed on opposite sides of a wearer's head and methods of using a hair treatment apparatus.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 10, 2022
    Assignee: BG4 LLC
    Inventor: Melany Anne Cahill
  • Patent number: 11317696
    Abstract: Provided is a pump for discharging cosmetics to the outside while simultaneously opening the outer vessel lid and pushing the discharge plate, which is formed of a smaller number of parts, and thus it is possible to reduce the manufacturing cost.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2022
    Inventor: Seong Il Kang
  • Patent number: 11311098
    Abstract: A hair coloring appliance includes a handle and a hair color delivery system supported within the handle. A nozzle assembly is adapted to receive hair color. The nozzle assembly includes a stationary frame and a nozzle array through which the hair color is delivered to the hair and a plurality of filaments adjacent the nozzles which are longer than the nozzles, acting as a stand-off between the nozzles and the scalp. A motor reciprocates the nozzle array back and forth as hair color moves through the nozzles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 26, 2022
    Assignee: L'Oreál
    Inventor: Joseph Grez
  • Patent number: 11291284
    Abstract: A formula delivery appliance generally includes a formula delivery head having features to mix, direct, and distribute formulation through nozzles to a desired location, such as the hair or scalp of a user. In this regard, the formula delivery head may include a plurality of nozzles configured to discharge the formulation at a desired flow rate. In some instances, the flow rate across the plurality of nozzles is controlled such that each nozzle has a flow rate within a specified percentage of the average flow rate across the plurality of nozzles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Assignee: L'Oreal
    Inventors: Joseph W. Grez, Carolina Canamaque, Mark E. Bartlett, Scott P. Mosby, Joseph Michael Recco, Francis George Tatu, Adam Paul Vallee, Mara Applebaum
  • Patent number: 11291867
    Abstract: An interdental cleaning tool (1) that includes a base (10) that has a shaft (20) shaped to be capable of being inserted between teeth, the base (10) being formed from a composite material that contains a synthetic resin, a reinforcement containing glass, and a copolymer having, as structural units, a polyolefin and an anhydride of an unsaturated carboxylic acid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2022
    Inventors: Tasuku Kikkawa, Narutomo Shiraki, Noboru Kusakabe
  • Patent number: 11278102
    Abstract: Cases can be used to house sets of artificial lashes in a specified arrangement. For example, lash fusions may be placed within multiple predefined indentations in the shape of an eyelid. Applicators can be used to resiliently grasp all of the lash fusions in a set of lash extensions, and then simultaneously apply the entire set of lash extensions directly to the underside of the natural lashes. An applicator includes opposed arms that are connected to one another at an inner end designed to be gripped by an individual. The applicator can also include an outer end having a concave shape that is contoured to be substantially flush with the convex shape of the lash line and the predefined indentations of a case that includes the set of lash extensions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 5, 2020
    Date of Patent: March 22, 2022
    Assignee: Lashify, Inc.
    Inventor: Sahara Lotti
  • Patent number: 11259625
    Abstract: Embodiments of hair care apparatus and methods are provided generally comprising a location to provision hair care product, an applicator and a manipulator configured to enable concurrent product application and hair manipulation, and may comprise a product heater, configured to heat product provisioned therein, or be configured for use with an external heating source such as a microwave oven, and provide application of heated product at temperatures both safe for hair health and enhanced absorption. Apparatus may comprise a source of pressure, such as a pump or piston, to generate hair product flow through an applicator, and may be configured to receive product in user fillable or prepackaged product cartridges usable in the apparatus, a product chamber within the apparatus or a removable product reservoir useable in the apparatus. An apparatus may further be configured to support a plurality of manipulators, active applicators and passive applicators.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: March 1, 2022
    Inventor: Dawn N. Myers
  • Patent number: 11253020
    Abstract: An artificial lash extension system includes multiple lash extensions designed to attach to an underside of natural lashes. Each of the multiple lash extensions include multiple clusters of artificial hairs. Each of the multiple clusters include at least two artificial hairs. Each of the multiple lash extensions include a base from which the at least two artificial hairs of each of the plurality of clusters protrude. At least some of the artificial hairs are connected to one another at a respective part of the base by at least an application of heat.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 8, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2022
    Assignee: Lashify, Inc.
    Inventor: Sahara Lotti
  • Patent number: 11246820
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a process for making up the skin, including the step that consists in forming, on a deposit of a foundation composition applied to the skin, a discontinuous deposit of islets of corrective composition and/or a deposit of corrective composition including visible substances that give it an inhomogeneous appearance, said corrective composition having optical properties that locally modify the appearance of the makeup so as to create a pattern reproducing the appearance of skin relief and/or colour heterogeneities.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 15, 2022
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Henri Samain, Franck Giron, Guillaume Cassin, Véronique Ferrari
  • Patent number: 11241075
    Abstract: Methods, devices, and systems of cosmetic applicator tool and container (100) are disclosed; where a triangular shaped cosmetic applicator tool (110) having a combination of rectilinear (225) and curvilinear sides (221,223), may be made of flexible material and may further comprise a tacky coating to adhere to a skin surface. Additionally, the cosmetic applicator tool and container (100) may include a storage housing (150) comprising a removable lid member (160) and a base member (170), where the base member (170) may facilitate affixing of the storage housing to a solid flat surface via providing a suction cup, and where the storage housing (150) may be configured to receive and store the cosmetic applicator tool (110) and suction cup.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 8, 2022
    Inventor: Rea Ann Silva
  • Patent number: 11234504
    Abstract: Systems and cosmetic kits including a formulation for removing eye makeup from a region of an eye; and a brush including a plurality of bristles shaped to apply the formulation to the region of the eye are described. In an example, the system includes a formulation for removing eye makeup from a region of an eye; and a brush including a plurality of bristles shaped to apply the formulation to the region of the eye.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2022
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Lily Truong, Zane Miller, Gloria Morales