Patents Examined by Jyothsna Venkat
  • Patent number: 11224559
    Abstract: Disclosed are compositions for solubilizing and/or removing a hair styling aid composition from hair. The compositions comprise at least one active solvent, wherein the active solvent is a glycol or an ester; and a carrier composition comprising a liquid vehicle. Also disclosed are methods for solubilizing and/or removing hair styling aids from hair.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 18, 2022
    Assignee: Strength of Nature, LLC
    Inventors: Mario M. de la Guardia, Tony Ray Adair
  • Patent number: 11219584
    Abstract: Cosmetic agents for the temporary color change of keratinous surfaces, in particular human hair and human skin, contain an alcohol having 2 to 8 carbon atoms, a special anionic polymer, and a pigment. These cosmetic agents have an extremely good water resistance but can be removed without residue with a single application of surfactant-containing detergents. In addition, methods of temporary staining keratinous fibers and the skin using these agents are provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 11, 2022
    Assignee: HENKEL AG & CO. KGAA
    Inventors: Konstantin Goutsis, Daniela Kessler-Becker
  • Patent number: 11213474
    Abstract: The application describes a cosmetic agent for temporary deformation of keratinic fibers. The cosmetic agent includes, in a cosmetically acceptable carrier, a) at least one copolymer A formed from at least one monomer A1 selected from acrylic acid and/or methacrylic acid and at least one monomer A2 selected from acrylic acid esters and/or methacrylic acid esters, b) at least one cationic polymer B different from copolymer A selected from cationic guar derivatives, c) at least one polymer C different from copolymer A and polymer B, selected from cationic cellulose derivatives, and d) at least one propellant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 4, 2022
    Assignee: HENKEL AG & CO. KGAA
    Inventors: Julia Bibiane Lange, Diane Metten, Cyrielle Martinez
  • Patent number: 11207262
    Abstract: The present application discloses a hairstyling composition, particularly for curly hair, which produces tight, long-lasting curls without requiring the use of high heat applied to the hair. The composition comprises a sulfonate-based copolymer (such as sodium polystyrene sulfonate), an aqueous polyurethane dispersion (such as polyurethane-34) and a cosmetically-acceptable carrier (such as water). The method of styling hair using the defined composition, without requiring the application of high heat to the hair, is also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 28, 2021
    Assignee: KAO USA INC.
    Inventors: Heather Vanderhorst, Christine Sarosy
  • Patent number: 11202742
    Abstract: A multi-component packaging unit (kit of parts) for lightening keratinous fibres, in particular human hair, which includes, formulated separately from one another, a first container containing a cosmetic agent (A), and a second container containing a cosmetic agent (B), wherein the agent (A) in the first container contains (a) at least one peroxy compound, for example hydrogen peroxide, and the agent (B) in the second container contains (b) at least one acid with formula (I): Also, a method for lightening hair, in which the multi-component packaging unit as contemplated herein is used.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 21, 2021
    Assignee: HENKEL AG & CO. KGAA
    Inventors: Antje Gebert-Schwarzwaelder, Annika Koenen, Astrid Kroos
  • Patent number: 11191715
    Abstract: A hair care composition having a combination of a high melting point wax to provide a hydrophobic film (frizz resistance) and thermo-pliable film (heat styling response), along with a lightweight conditioner, to produce a hair care composition that is far less susceptible to buildup than traditional products currently marketed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 24, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Assignee: Kao USA Inc.
    Inventors: Michelle Rolfes, Adam Schrott
  • Patent number: 11160735
    Abstract: A cosmetic system including a lip basecoat composition that includes at least one first silicone film-forming agent, colorant, and a volatile hydrocarbon oil, and a topcoat composition including at least one second silicone film-forming agent in a non-volatile oil carrier. Methods and topcoats are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 24, 2020
    Date of Patent: November 2, 2021
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Santana Nicole Martinez, Nadin Ahmed Gomez, Purvesh Patel
  • Patent number: 11154465
    Abstract: A cosmetic composition in a form of an aqueous gel may include (percentages by weight referred to weight of the cosmetic composition): greater than or equal to 5% and less than or equal to 30% of at least one inorganic pigment; greater than or equal to 10% and less than or equal to 50% of at least one film-forming agent including at least one acrylic copolymer comprising two or more monomers selected from: acrylic acid, methacrylic acid, C1-C8 alkyl acrylate, or C1-C8 alkyl methacrylate; greater than or equal to 0.05% and less than or equal to 3% of at least one thickening agent; greater than or equal to 0.1% and less than or equal to 5% of at least one surfactant; greater than or equal to 1% and less than or equal to 20% of at least one C1-C4 alkanol; and water equal to the complement to 100%.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: B. KOLORMAKEUP & SKINCARE S.P.A.
    Inventor: Mario De Luigi
  • Patent number: 11154478
    Abstract: Multi-component package unit (kit-of-parts), ready-to-use agent, and methods for reductive decolorizing of dyed keratinous fibers are provided herein. In an embodiment, a multi-component package unit includes, separately packaged, a first container (A), a second container (B), and a third container (C). The first container (A) includes a cosmetic agent (a) that includes (a1) one or multiple reducing agents chosen from the group of formamidine sulfinic acid, sodium dithionite, zinc dithionite, potassium dithionite, hydroxymethanesulfinic acid, aminomethanesulfinic acid, cysteine, thiolactic acid, sulphanylacetic acid (thioglycolic acid) and/or ascorbic acid. The second container (B) includes a cosmetic agent (b) that includes one or multiple oxidizing agents. The third container (C) includes a cosmetic agent (c) that includes (c1) one or multiple alkalizing agents. The weight ratio of the total amount of all reducing agents (a1) to the total amount of all oxidants (b1) has a value from about 50.0 to about 4.0.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: HENKEL AG & CO. KGAA
    Inventors: Juergen Schoepgens, Torsten Lechner
  • Patent number: 11154473
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition, preferably a cosmetic composition, comprising: (a) at least one compound selected from the group consisting of resorcinol and resorcinol derivatives; (b) at least one lipophilic UV filter; (c) at least one lipophilic antioxidant; and (d) at least one oil. The composition according to one embodiment of the present invention is stable with regard to light and/or temperature.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventor: Kazuhiko Maruyama
  • Patent number: 11154475
    Abstract: Disclosed is a method for coloring or bleaching a hair comprising steps of: (a) applying a first formulation comprising a hair coloring agent or bleaching agent in the hair and (b) applying to the hair a second formulation comprising a hair composition of an amide and/or an alkyl ammonium carboxylate salt. The amide can be a monoamide and/or a bisamide.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: HERCULES LLC
    Inventors: Emmanuel Paul Jos Marie Everaert, Gijsbert Kroon, Thi Diem Truc Tran
  • Patent number: 11154466
    Abstract: The invention relates to an aerosol device which contains a composition comprising: (i) one or more water-insoluble calcium salts, (ii) one or more fixing polymers, (iii) one or more surfactants, (iv) water, and (v) less than 20% by weight, relative to the total weight of the composition, of one or more propellants. It also relates to a process for shaping the hair and/or retaining the hairstyle, using the aerosol device of the invention.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 26, 2021
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Jonathan Gawtrey, Dorothée Pasquet
  • Patent number: 11147758
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a cosmetic composition comprising one or more particular non-amino polyalkylsiloxanes comprising at least one fatty chain, one or more oxyethylenated polymers and one or more fatty alcohols. The invention also relates to a cosmetic treatment process of keratin materials, and particularly a method for conditioning keratin fibres, and in particular human keratin fibres, using this composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Khyati Mehta, Maxime De Boni, Harshada Tulsyan
  • Patent number: 11147991
    Abstract: Products for oxidative dyeing of keratin fibres include at least two preparations (A) and (B) prepared separately. The first preparation (A) includes, in a cosmetic carrier (A1) hydrogen peroxide and (A2) one or more fatty constituents in an amount of from about 0.1 to about 40 wt. % relative to the weight of preparation (A). The second preparation (B) includes, in a cosmetic carrier, (B1) at least one alkalizing agent and (B2) one or more fatty constituents in an amount of from about 0.1 to about 40 wt. % relative to the weight of preparation (B). Preparation (A) is prepared in a first container and preparation (B) is prepared in a second container, both of which containers include at least two layers. An inner layer of first and/or second containers includes a layer of a synthetic polymer (I). An outer layer of first and/or second containers includes a layer of metal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: HENKEL AG & CO. KGAA
    Inventor: Burkhard Mueller
  • Patent number: 11141367
    Abstract: A cosmetic composition is disclosed comprising a synthetic optical brightener and a naturally-derived optical brightener. Both brightener classes absorb and emit light at different wavelengths and possess in combination a superior effect. The combination enhances color brilliance on keratin fibers under daylight and artificial light conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 12, 2021
    Assignee: KAO GERMANY GMBH
    Inventors: Normen Lipinski, Andreas Picker
  • Patent number: 11135150
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to hair care compositions for chemically treating hair, to kits comprising the compositions, and to methods for treating hair with the compositions. The compositions include one or more polymeric acid compounds and/or polymeric acid anhydride compounds in addition to one or more active agents for chemically treating the hair. Additionally, the compositions can optionally include one or more non-polymeric, mono-, di-, and/or tri-carboxylic acids and/or one or more mono- and/or di-amines and/or polyamines. Hair treated with the compositions exhibits improved softness, smoothness, and discipline.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Jim Singer, Andrea Elsen
  • Patent number: 11129781
    Abstract: An agent for hair deforming treatment comprising the following components (A), (B) and (C): (A) glyoxylic acid, or a hydrate or a salt thereof, (B) resorcin, and (C) water, wherein the molar ratio of the content of the component (B) to the content of the component (A), (B)/(A), is 0.2 or more and 5 or less.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 17, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 28, 2021
    Assignee: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Junichi Furukawa, Shinichi Tokunaga, Masaru Tsuchiya
  • Patent number: 11103438
    Abstract: A rinse off hair treatment composition comprising; a. a pressure sensitive adhesive emulsion comprising one or more pressure sensitive polymer, wherein the pressure sensitive polymer is not silicone pressure sensitive polymer, and b. at least one material selected from the group consisting of i) a hair conditioning agent; ii) a hair cleansing agent, and, c. a deposition aid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: Conopeo, Inc.
    Inventors: Christopher David Bentley, Lalitesh Chandra, Llyr Glyndwr Griffiths, Janet Drobits Windisch, Lynsey Joanne Coan
  • Patent number: 11103435
    Abstract: A malodor reducing composition is provided. The composition includes a perfume mixture including (a) at least one odor-reducing material; and (b) at least one N-heterocycle selected from an aromatic N-heterocyclic moiety and N,S-heterocyclic moiety. The at least one odor-reducing material exhibits an Odor Value (OV) having a common decimal logarithm (log10 OV) of greater than about 5.5.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 21, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 31, 2021
    Assignee: Givaudan SA
    Inventors: Addi Fadel, Philippe Blondeau, Christian Quellet, Anne-Dominique Fortineau
  • Patent number: 11090252
    Abstract: The invention relates to a cosmetic composition comprising: (a) at least 2% by weight, relative to the total weight of the composition, of one or more compounds chosen from urea and/or urea derivatives, (b) one or more polymeric thickeners chosen from nonionic, cationic, amphoteric polymeric associative thickeners or anionic polymeric associative thickeners comprising one or more acrylic and/or methacrylic units. The invention also relates to the use of this composition for straightening keratin fibres. Finally the invention relates to a process for straightening keratin fibres.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 21, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 17, 2021
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Grégory Plos, Patrice Lerda, Anne Bouchara