Patents Examined by Rachel R Steitz
  • Patent number: 10893735
    Abstract: A hands-free grooming device configured to align with a center point on a user's chin and secure to the user's face via tension created between the user's face when a plurality of tabs are secured to form head and neck straps. Once secured, the grooming device enables the user to perform grooming operations without holding the grooming device in place, resulting in a consistently shaped beard with defined edges.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: Beard Stencil
    Inventor: Michael J. Krost
  • Patent number: 10893738
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an applicator member (1) for an applicator for applying cosmetic product, notably for applying mascara to the eyelashes, said applicator member comprising a metal core (2) having an end (2a) for connecting to a gripping member (5), characterized in that said connecting end is shaped so as to be able to form a joint head that is able to engage in a corresponding housing in the gripping member, and in that said connecting end is produced by moulding in one piece with the metal core.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 19, 2021
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Alain Berhault, Marc Borsari, Pierre Ducastin, Audrey Thenin, Eric Caulier
  • Patent number: 10888404
    Abstract: The invention presented is a wedge-shaped flossing device the body of which includes a tapered top edge extending between the first end and the second end and a bottom edge extending perpendicularly from said first end to said second end. A cleaning point is formed by the second end and a lead point extends below the bottom edge. The bottom edge of the device may incorporate a guide groove. The device can be disposable and may be coated with appropriate dental coatings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Inventor: Paul A. LaFave
  • Patent number: 10888145
    Abstract: A cosmetic applicator comprises an applicator head for applying a product including a cosmetic or a care product. The applicator head comprises a first applicator member and a second applicator member. The first applicator member is cylindrical in shape and has a cavity extending throughout a length of the first applicator member. The second applicator member is received within the cavity of the first applicator member. A portion of an outer surface of the first applicator member includes a first application surface having a plurality of application elements and a distal end surface of the second applicator member includes a second application surface for applying the product in onto human skin or keratinous fibers.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: Toly Management Ltd.
    Inventor: Shipra Kukreja
  • Patent number: 10888403
    Abstract: An interdental brush (1) comprises a body (4) with a handle (5) and a guide channel (7). Also provided is a connecting element (9), which connects a cleaning body (3) to an operating element (6). The connecting element (9) with the cleaning body (3) can be displaced in a reciprocating manner within the guide channel (7), by means of the operating element (6), between a retracted position, in which the cleaning body (3) is arranged within the guide channel (7), and an extended position, in which the cleaning body (3) projects out of the guide channel (7) at a distal end of the guide channel (7), as seen in relation to the handle (5). A flexible positioning element (2) is provided at the distal end of the guide channel (7). The positioning element (2) can be placed in an approximal space between two teeth such that the cleaning body (3), during displacement into the extended position, penetrates into the approximal space.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Inventor: Stefan Eidenbenz
  • Patent number: 10881159
    Abstract: An exemplary wig grip apparatus includes a first securement member, a second securement member and a mesh element. The securement members are comprised of a flexible fabric. The mesh element is transparent and affixed to inboard portions of the securement elements. The outboard portions may be configured to be placed into releasable gripping engagement with one another by way of mutually-engageable complementary fastener elements. The securement members each include a forward edge and an opposing rearward edge. The mesh element may include a frontal segment having a forward periphery. The forward periphery is preferably in alignment with the forward edges. The mesh element may include a parting-line segment extending oppositely of the forward periphery. The width of the frontal segment may be greater than the corresponding width of the parting-line segment. Moreover, the parting-line segment may include a rearward periphery in alignment with the rearward edges.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: NG Imports, Inc.
    Inventors: Yehudis Geisinsky, Yitzchok Geisinsky
  • Patent number: 10881187
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a finger insertion mascara container which is provided with an elastic slit part and has a structure wherein: a packing is coupled to the opening of a container body, in which mascara is accommodated; a wiper having a corrugated tube is coupled under the packing; a finger insertion member having a finger insertion space and also having a brush wand coupling extension part at the lower side thereof is coupled to the inside of the wiper having the corrugated tube; and a brush wand provided with a brush is coupled to the brush wand coupling extension part. The finger insertion mascara container provided with an elastic slit part allows a user to apply a cosmetic without holding a container lid with a hand, and can prevent the brush from being dropped carelessly by the user and contaminated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 5, 2021
    Assignee: AMOREPACIFIC CORPORATION
    Inventors: Hae Won Jeong, Hyun Woo Roh, Eun Sil Han
  • Patent number: 10874191
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a cosmetic vessel. The cosmetic vessel includes a discharge unit discharging cosmetics to an outside, and a discharge plate provided at one side of the discharge unit from which the cosmetics are discharged, the discharge plate including a plurality of discharge holes, wherein the cosmetics are discharged through the plurality of discharge holes of the discharge plate, and a thin film is formed on one surface of the discharge plate exposed to the outside.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: LG HOUSEHOLD & HEALTH CARE LTD.
    Inventors: Se Woong Oh, Hyeon Jeong Kim, Hye Ryen Kim, Sang Wook Park, Jae Hong Jung, Kyungwon Kim, Ye Kyung Cho, Sung-Tae Kim, Guyong Lee, Sungsoo Kang, In Hwan Roh
  • Patent number: 10874157
    Abstract: The invention relates to a method for extending strands of a person's own hair (E) by means of foreign hair strands (1) with the aid of an external shrinking sleeve (3) which surrounds the hair joining point and in which the strands of a person's own hair, the foreign hair strands and a glue (2) are located, wherein after the shrinkage of the shrinking sleeve (3) said sleeve is removed from the connection point.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 4, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: NOU HAIR GmbH
    Inventors: Luigi Miniello, Sebastian Mader
  • Patent number: 10869534
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a cosmetic vessel including a discharge unit discharging cosmetics to an outside, and a discharge plate provided at one side of the discharge unit from which the cosmetics are discharged, including at least one discharge hole, and formed of a metal of SUS 300 series.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: LG HOUSEHOLD & HEALTH CARE LTD.
    Inventors: Sung Tae Kim, Gu Yong Lee, Hyeon Jeong Kim, Sung Soo Kang
  • Patent number: 10869740
    Abstract: A flosser that includes a gripping element, a retainer that is connected to the gripping element and has a first and a second retainer arm and an interdental cleaning element which is secured to the first and second retainer arms and extends between the two retainer arms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 22, 2020
    Assignee: TRISA HOLDING AG
    Inventors: Martin Zwimpfer, Roger Kirchhofer
  • Patent number: 10856636
    Abstract: An elongated thin strand of an elastic material resembles human hair and is wound around and around to form a loop made up of a plurality of revolutions of the strand. A fastener holds the windings together to retain the loop configuration. In the preferred embodiment, the material from which the device is made should be sufficiently elastic that it can stretch at least twice its relaxed length. In a preferred embodiment of the present invention, the thickness of the strand from which the present invention is made should be in the range of 0.1 mm to 1.5 mm, most preferably approximately 0.7 mm. The material that is made is able to receive and retain a coloring dye that enables the manufacturer or user to dye it to match the color of their natural hair.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2018
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Inventors: Heidi M. Hartman, Karen A. D. Cooper
  • Patent number: 10856958
    Abstract: An interdental cleaner has a gripping portion (3) and a cleaning portion (4) formed by an elongate body made from a thermoplastic material. The cleaning portion (4) has a coating made of a self-adhesive, heat-vulcanized rubber material forming peripheral, flexible brush members (6).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: TEPE MUNHYGIENPRODUKTER AB
    Inventors: Paul Wallström, Jan-Inge Larsson, Alexander Dingizian
  • Patent number: 10856639
    Abstract: A device which maintains exit temperature of hot air from a hair dryer passing through a nozzle attachment seated on the hair dryer. The hair dryer heats air and blows it out of an opening, with the nozzle attachment seated on the hair dryer opening. The nozzle attachment channels the heated air from the hair dryer opening to and out of a narrowed slotted opening in the nozzle attachment. The device comprises a heat conductive element configured to be securely seated on an interior surface of the nozzle attachment at a position adjacent the narrow slotted opening in the nozzle attachment without substantially impeding heated air from exiting the slotted opening. The heat conductive element is of sufficient dimensions to substantially maintain hot air exit temperature from the hair dryer opening as it exits the slotted opening of the nozzle attachment, without significant heating of the nozzle attachment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Inventors: Beny Molayev, Roni Yosef
  • Patent number: 10857554
    Abstract: The present invention provides a compact container including a pump having a short stroke distance, which includes a container body 10 formed at one side thereof with a button 11 and a container lid 20 hinge coupled to one side of the container body 10, the compact container including; an inner container 30 formed therein with a content receiving space 31; a pump support plate 40 coupled to a top of the inner container 30 to seal the inner container 30 and provided at a center thereof with a cylinder 51; and a pump 50 installed on a center top part of the pump support plate 40 to pump a content and having a stroke distance of 1.5 mm to 2.5 mm, in which a ratio between the stroke distance and an inner diameter of the cylinder 51 is 1:5 to 1:13.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 8, 2020
    Assignee: PUM-TECH KOREA CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Do Hoon Lee
  • Patent number: 10842212
    Abstract: A natural hair extension includes an elastic band. The elastic band includes an uppermost elastic ring, a middle elastic ring, a lowermost elastic ring, and a sinusoidal shaped thread attached to each of the uppermost elastic ring, the middle elastic ring, and the lowermost elastic ring. The thread is configured to keep the uppermost elastic ring, the middle elastic ring, and the lowermost elastic ring in a parallel configuration. A first plurality of hair wefts is attached to the uppermost elastic ring, and a second plurality of hair wefts is attached to the lowermost elastic ring.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Inventor: Daisy Curbeon
  • Patent number: 10842239
    Abstract: The detangling hair comb comprises curved hair teeth to conform to the shape of men and women with curly, wavy or kinky hair types. Even for those with a straight hair type, the curved hair teeth work with the hair shaft, instead of plowing through the hair and ripping hair strands away. Thus, its use reduces or eliminates hair breakage, tangles and tears. The detangling hair comb makes the impossible possible with now easy to maintain healthy hair and scalp for all hair types, including those of the artificial or synthetic hair market. The detangling hair comb may also be used on animals to produce a stress-free grooming experience.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 24, 2020
    Inventor: Shirley Miller-Johnson
  • Patent number: 10827792
    Abstract: A wig foundation with a stitched support hem including an inverted bowl-shaped stretchable cap having a center portion and a pair of semicircular side panels. A pocketed band is attached to a bottom edge of the cap. A pair of openings of the pocketed band are medially disposed between a back end of each of a right seam and a left seam of a pair of seams. A single elasticized strap is threaded through both the pocketed band and a right opening and a left opening of the pair of openings so that a first end and a second end of the single elasticized strap are disposed outside of the cap. A tightening mechanism is attached to the single elasticized strap proximal the first and second ends thereof, and is configured to selectively tighten the cap around a head of a wearer by selectively tightening the single elasticized strap.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Inventor: Joe Ann Sims
  • Patent number: 10827818
    Abstract: A device for removing lipstick includes a shaft having a proximal end coupled to a base, wherein the shaft is configured to fit within a person's mouth, a détente that extends around an entire circumference of the shaft, a concave surface with rounded edges on a distal end of the shaft, wherein the concave surface is configured for blending lipstick, and a cap that is configured to fit securely around the shaft. A method for removing lipstick comprises includes inserting the shaft of the device into the mouth, closing the lips over the détente in the shaft, and then pulling the shaft out of the mouth, while the lips drag over the surface of the shaft.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 26, 2018
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Inventors: Katey Elizabeth Martinek, Celine Terry
  • Patent number: 10799006
    Abstract: A hair twisting system and method of can include: a frame having an annular shape, the frame defining a frame inner surface, a frame outer surface, and a frame front surface; a handle extending from a proximal end of the frame in a direction away from the frame, the handle including side walls which converge toward one another in the proximal direction to define a proximal tip, where the side walls define an exterior griping surface and are separated by an opening in a proximal portion thereof to provide an interior griping surface; and strings extending linearly between opposing portions of the frame inner surface, wherein the strings intersect to form a grid network defining openings between adjacent strings, where the intersections are moveable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 14, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 13, 2020
    Inventor: Noel Durity