Patents Examined by Rachel R Steitz
  • Patent number: 11896113
    Abstract: A system for sample, trial, and/or full-sized products includes a container defining at least one cavity, a product disk, a cosmetic product, and an applicator. The product disk includes a first side, a second side, a body extending therebetween, and a disk release mechanism. At least a portion of the first side of the product disk is selectively positionable adjacent to the at least one cavity of the container. The cosmetic product is at least partially disposed on the first side of the product disk. The applicator has first end that includes an applicator retention region and an applicator release region. The product disk is insertably coupled with the applicator retention region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 11, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: ELC MANAGEMENT LLC
    Inventors: Lemis Tarajano Noya, Robyn Lynne Adams, Marc Emile Lechanoine, Gianluca Mattaroccia, Timothy Hugh Calvert, Douglas John Melenkevitz
  • Patent number: 11896692
    Abstract: A beauty care product comprising a sealable plastic container, a sealing means and a beauty care component is provided, wherein the container of which is resistant to random, uncontrolled deformation under a substantial pressure differential between the environment and inside the container, yet having an affordable cost of manufacture and/or being appealing to the consumer. A kit comprising said product thereof, a method of manufacturing said product, and a method of using said product for application onto skin and/or hair are also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2022
    Date of Patent: February 13, 2024
    Assignee: WELLA OPERATIONS US, LLC
    Inventors: Victor Akinbobola, Alton Lloyd Finley, III, Matthew David Joseph, Christopher Robert Kopulos, Nicholas Arthur Ruebusch
  • Patent number: 11889878
    Abstract: In accordance with embodiments of the invention, a wig grip is provided. The wig grip includes an elastomeric body having a hair contact side opposite a wig contact side and a first end opposite a second end. A plurality of hair attachment members disposed along the hair contact side of the elastomeric body. The hair attachment members are operable to attach to the hair of a user. A plurality of grip members is disposed along the wig contact side of the elastomeric body. The grip members are operable to engage and retain an underside of a wig. A fastener is operable to connect said first end of the elastomeric body to said second end of the elastomeric body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 6, 2024
    Inventor: Nhatthuy Tran Calix
  • Patent number: 11882919
    Abstract: An eyelash plate assembly for use with eyelash application is provided. The assembly comprises a lash plate and a lash tile, the tile having been prepared with the eyelashes to be applied. The assembly can further include a means for supporting and positioning the plate near the customer's face for application. This allows for the stylist to apply the eyelashes in an efficient and safe manner.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Inventors: Joseph B. Mai, Jr., Ngha P. Mai
  • Patent number: 11884448
    Abstract: An eyelash extension storage system having: a lash support assembly having: a substrate defining a plurality of semi-circular depressions; a lip surrounding each of the semi-circular depressions, wherein the lip has a perimeter, and wherein the perimeter features a plurality of sets of grooves spaced around said perimeter; a securing element adapted to nest within the lash support assembly, the securing element having: a semi-circular insert having a substantially similar shape and size to the semi-circular depressions of the lash support assembly, wherein the semi-circular insert is surrounded by a flange configured to overlay the lip of the lash support assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2024
    Assignee: Kiss Nail Products, Inc.
    Inventor: Kichul Ahn
  • Patent number: 11871831
    Abstract: An automatic nail clipping device including a blade plate replaceably secured within a blade plate holder frame within a covering shell, an electronic motor driving a shaft which in turn rotates an extending cam element. The extending cam element engaging an oblong opening on a backside of the blade plate holder frame, raising and dropping the entire blade plate holder frame, and causing the blade in the blade plate to clip nails in a downward movement and return the blade plate to a ready elevated position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 13, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2024
    Inventors: Thomas J. McMullen, Larry J. Gau, Steven N. Kisch
  • Patent number: 11871829
    Abstract: There is provided a cosmetic container that includes a head-massage function and that includes: a refill for containing a cosmetic liquid, a head-contact part that is attached to the refill, and that includes multiple projections, wherein the projections are arranged in one or more rows so that the projections disposed on the periphery of the head-contact part are higher than those disposed in the center of the head-contact part so that the projections form a curved shape, a case that detachably accommodates the refill inside the case, the case being slightly flattened in one direction in a plan view to form a jellyfish shape so as to enable the case's side to be gripped, an inner cap that accommodates the multiple projections so as to protect them, so that the inner cap prevents the cosmetic liquid from leaking out of the projections, a cap that accommodates the head-contact part and the inner cap so as to protect them, so that the cap holds in an upright state the refill, the head-contact part, and the case
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 29, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 16, 2024
    Assignee: P.G.C.D. Japan Inc.
    Inventor: Taihei Noda
  • Patent number: 11857054
    Abstract: A split end removal comb. This comb includes an outer shell which houses an inner shell of similar shape but smaller dimensions, and a handle, which houses an electromechanical assembly. The inner comb can slide to a lock position inside the upper part of the outer comb, whereby the hair can be stretched away from the scalp and bent into divided strands. In this position, the blades mounted on the teeth of the inner comb, which can be powered by a motor, can be activated through a shaft running through the perpendicular axis of the device thereby trimming the tips of the hair, as it is being combed by the user. During operation, the hair goes through channels created by the multi-planar arrays of a plurality of teeth, ridges, and blades arranged along various angles and distances. This results in a safe and easy trimming of split ends.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2022
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: ATHROA HAIR CARE
    Inventor: Panagiotis Skrepetos
  • Patent number: 11857012
    Abstract: A hair accessory is provided for supplementing and/or replacing hair using a magnetic installation techniques. The magnetic hair accessory may include hair material, magnetic material, a coating, an active face, a neutral face, a score, top piece and/or magnetic band. A method for supplementing and/or replacing hair using a magnetic hair accessory is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 27, 2019
    Date of Patent: January 2, 2024
    Assignee: Scandinavian Hair Systems, Inc.
    Inventor: Mette Menotti
  • Patent number: 11849789
    Abstract: An artificial hair fastening tool is provided which enables efficient operations of putting a human hair into a loop of an artificial hair and making a knot in the human hair for preventing the artificial hair from coming off. An artificial hair fastening method for fastening an artificial hair to a human hair efficiently and without imposing strain on the human hair is also provided. The artificial hair fastening tool includes: a front end portion having a spindle shape with a groove on a circumferential surface along a longitudinal direction and having a tip end on one end; and a rear end portion having a rod-like shape and extending from the front end portion toward an opposite side to the tip end.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 17, 2021
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2023
    Assignee: HARUCHI, G.K.
    Inventor: Chiharu Imai
  • Patent number: 11839252
    Abstract: A convenient after care cleanser and application method for eyelash extensions allows for easy application, extension of the longevity of the lashes, elimination of protein build-up that eventually accumulates on the lashes, and other benefits.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 12, 2023
    Inventor: Cherie L. Dobbs
  • Patent number: 11832669
    Abstract: This disclosure discloses a lash extension comprising: a first hair having a first proximal end and a first distal end; a second hair having a second proximal end and a second distal end; and a base intersecting the first hair between the first proximal end and the first distal end and the second hair between the second proximal end and the second distal end such that a first segment of the first hair extends between the base and the first proximal end and a second segment of the second hair extends between the base and the second proximal end.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2023
    Assignee: Lashify, Inc.
    Inventor: Sahara Lotti
  • Patent number: 11832668
    Abstract: A hair extension, method for making a hair extension, and method of using a hair extension is provided that is intended to be less noticeable when worn by a wearer or not easily detectable by others if or when exposed. In one embodiment, a plurality of hairs are attached to a second substrate such that the hair extension is less noticeable while in use. In one example, a weft may be attached to the second substrate to add additional volume and/or length of hair and may be covered by a plurality of hairs extending from the second substrate. In another example, a portion of the hairs attached to the second substrate may be folded over a distal edge of the second substrate to make the hair extension less noticeable. Alternatively, a portion of the hairs attached to the second substrate may be crocheted through a wearer's anchor braid and folded over the hair extension to make the hair extension less noticeable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 27, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2023
    Inventor: Natasha Gray
  • Patent number: 11832710
    Abstract: A storage case for holding artificial lash extensions includes a storage base. The storage base includes a first outer sidewall having first curved surface, and a first plurality of indentations extending inward from the first curved surface of the first outer sidewall. Each indentation of the first plurality of indentations is substantially flat and extends inward from the first curved surface. Each indentation of the first plurality of indentations is designed to house an artificial lash extension of the artificial lash extensions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 10, 2022
    Date of Patent: December 5, 2023
    Assignee: Lashify, Inc.
    Inventor: Sahara Lotti
  • Patent number: 11825930
    Abstract: A headband is provided that includes an elastic outside and an inside lining. A top portion of the elastic outside forms the outside of the headband and has an elasticity. A bottom portion of the inside lining forms the inside of the headband and has an elasticity. Both the elastic outside and the inside lining are connected to make the headband a 360-degree elastic headband. At least the bottom portion of the inside lining includes a velvet material that forms a gripping portion. The elastic outside and the inside lining provide an elastic headband.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Assignee: Sparkly Soul, Inc.
    Inventor: Dari Passarello
  • Patent number: 11819079
    Abstract: An artificial lash extension system includes lash extensions designed for an application under a natural lash. First lash extensions designed for an application at an underside of upper natural lashes each include first artificial hairs and a first base from which the first artificial hairs protrude, wherein the first base includes a top side designed to attach to the underside of the upper natural lashes. Second lash extensions designed for an application under the first plurality of lashes each include second artificial hairs, and a second base from which the second artificial hairs protrude, wherein the second base includes a top side designed to attach to at least part of a bottom side of one or more of the first lash extensions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2023
    Assignee: Lashify, Inc.
    Inventor: Sahara Lotti
  • Patent number: 11819110
    Abstract: The invention can be used by persons that use tape-in style hair extensions. The invention includes a flat panel with several horizontal entry points aligned in rows. Both sides of the panel are utilized. A tape-in style hair extension is fed into the panel through a horizontal entry point from one side and comes through on the other side. The hair is then fastened by the clip/fastener on the opposite side just above the horizontal entry point. Vertically, each set of horizontal entry points, coupled with a clip/fastener on the opposite side, is also spaced apart leaving room for the user to have workspace for each individual hair extension. Once the hair extension is secured by the clip/fastener, the user can then remove the old tape-tab and prepare the tape-in style hair extension for reuse by adhering a new tape tab to each extension.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 29, 2021
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2023
    Inventor: Mary Kapogiannis
  • Patent number: 11819117
    Abstract: The disclosed subject matter is directed to a hairbrush. The hairbrush comprises a plurality of heating elements protruding from a face of the brush, the heating elements defining a hair treating area. The hairbrush further comprises a plurality of self-adjustable spacers projecting from at least some of the heating elements and configured for axial displacement relative to said at least some heating elements between a projecting position and a retracted position, wherein at the retracted position the at least some spacers are partially retracted into respective heating element maintaining a space between a tip of the heating elements and the scalp, and wherein the spacers are self-adjusting to the contour of a users' scalp.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 21, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2023
    Assignee: GUY A. SHAKED INVESTMENTS LTD.
    Inventors: Sharon Guy-Rabi, Yakov Guy
  • Patent number: 11786032
    Abstract: A system for the application of mascara. The system has a container and an applicator wand. The applicator wand has a handle that extends along a central axis. A wand shaft extends from the handle and hold a brush head. The brush head includes a brush held in an articulable mount. The articulable mount orients the brush in a position where the central axis of the handle intersects the center line of the brush at a point between the ends of the brush. The brush is biased to a first angle of inclination. The articulable mount provides a hinge joint between the brush and the wand shaft. The hinge joint enables the brush to temporarily rotate about the hinge joint away from its first angle of inclination and into a second angle of inclination to pass into or out of the access opening of the container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 11, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 17, 2023
    Inventor: John Butcher
  • Patent number: 11779441
    Abstract: A dental flosser having a handle, a dental floss support mounted to the handle and having first and second projections, each projection defining a tip, a floss dispensing spool mounted to the handle, and a floss collecting spool mounted to the handle. The dental flosser also includes a thumbwheel operable to rotate the collecting spool to cause uptake of floss from the dispensing spool, across the tips of the first and second projections, and onto the collecting spool, and a spool brake member mounted to the handle and operable to fix rotated positions of the dispensing and collecting spools, and to automatically release the dispensing and collecting spools to rotate upon operating the thumbwheel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 24, 2021
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2023
    Inventor: Richard P. Bushman