Patents by Inventor Anja Aechtner

Anja Aechtner has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20220192969
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a solid cosmetic composition for keratin fibers, preferably human keratin fibers, more preferably human hair, comprising: one or more non-silicone lipophilic compound(s) having a melting point above 25° C. under atmospheric pressure, one or more pulverulent excipient(s), one or more cationic and/or cationizable compound(s), wherein the concentration of pulverulent excipients is 1% by weight or more, calculated to the total weight of the composition, and wherein the total concentration of water is less than 10% by weight, preferably less than 5% by weight, more preferably less than 1% by weight, still more preferably less than 0.5% by weight, calculated to the total weight of the composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 7, 2021
    Publication date: June 23, 2022
    Applicant: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Petra LOBMUELLER, Andreas PICKER, Anja AECHTNER
  • Publication number: 20220133612
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a cosmetic composition for keratin fibers comprising: one or more volatile non-silicone lipophilic compound(s) being liquid at 25° C. and atmospheric pressure, one or more non-volatile glycerol triester(s) being esterified with one or more linear or branched, saturated or unsaturated C7 fatty acid(s), one or more non-volatile non-silicone lipophilic compound(s) being liquid at 25° C. and atmospheric pressure, and being different from the group above, and one or more thickening agent(s).
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 20, 2021
    Publication date: May 5, 2022
    Applicant: KAO CORPORATION
    Inventors: Frank EBNER, Kristin BURGDORF, Anja AECHTNER
  • Patent number: 11179314
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a stable liquid composition comprising hair direct dyes in a liquid diol which is used for dyeing hair after mixing with one or more other aqueous compositions. The compositions preferably comprise an alkalizing agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: KAO GERMANY GMBH
    Inventors: Jonathan Wood, Anja Aechtner, Sandra Schmelz, Frank Kufner
  • Publication number: 20210275432
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a stable liquid composition comprising hair direct dyes in a liquid diol which is used for dyeing hair after mixing with one or more other aqueous compositions. The compositions preferably comprise an alkalizing agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 9, 2017
    Publication date: September 9, 2021
    Applicant: KAO GERMANY GMBH
    Inventors: Jonathan WOOD, Anja AECHTNER, Sandra SCHMELZ, Frank KUFNER
  • Patent number: 10632053
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a hair bleaching process for improved and milder bleaching, especially for bleaching human hair. The ready-to-use bleaching composition comprises carboxylic acids in addition to bleaching persalts and oxidizing agents added at the time of use.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2020
    Assignee: KAO GERMANY GMBH
    Inventors: Bernd Nöcker, Anja Aechtner, Peter Bauer, Steven Breakspear
  • Patent number: 10398634
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a hair dyeing process for improved and milder dyeing of hair, especially human hair. The ready-to-use dyeing composition comprises carboxylic acids in addition to dyeing agents and oxidizing agents in order to improve dyeing efficiency with less loss of natural hair properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: KAO GERMANY GMBH
    Inventors: Bernd Nöcker, Steven Breakspear, Anja Aechtner, Manfred Dürr
  • Patent number: 10238588
    Abstract: Present invention relates to an aqueous oxidizing composition for hair which makes possible achieving homogeneous coloration of multiple damaged hair and especially provides excellent grey coverage with oxidative hair dyes. The object of the invention is an aqueous oxidizing composition for hair comprising one or more oxidizing agent, one or more polyol, one or more oil, one or more solid fatty alcohol and one or more surfactant wherein fatty alcohol to oil weight ratio is less than 1, weight ratio of surfactant to sum of fatty alcohol and oil is less than 0.25 and polyol concentration is less than or equal to 2% by weight calculated to the total of the composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: March 26, 2019
    Assignee: KAO GERMANY GMBH
    Inventors: Anja Ächtner, Axel Balke, Ovidiu Feier-Iova, Carsten Häckl, Clarissa Lipinski, Jonathan Wood
  • Publication number: 20180353404
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a hair bleaching process for improved and milder bleaching, especially for bleaching human hair. The ready-to-use bleaching composition comprises carboxylic acids in addition to bleaching persalts and oxidizing agents added at the time of use.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2016
    Publication date: December 13, 2018
    Applicant: KAO GERMANY GMBH
    Inventors: Bernd NÖCKER, Anja AECHTNER, Peter BAUER, Steven BREAKSPEAR
  • Publication number: 20180338896
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a hair dyeing process for improved and milder dyeing of hair, especially human hair. The ready-to-use dyeing composition comprises carboxylic acids in addition to dyeing agents and oxidizing agents in order to improve dyeing efficiency with less loss of natural hair properties.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2016
    Publication date: November 29, 2018
    Applicant: KAO GERMANY GMBH
    Inventors: Bernd NÖCKER, Steven BREAKSPEAR, Anja AECHTNER, Manfred DÜRR
  • Patent number: 9622948
    Abstract: Present invention relates to a process for manufacturing emulsion composition which comprises an oil phase dispersed in a continuous water phase which is stabilized with a surfactant as an emulsifier. The present invention is on a method for producing an emulsion comprising one or more fatty alcohol, one or more oil liquid at 20° C. and one or more surfactant wherein one or more surfactant is added to the dispersion of one or more fatty alcohol and one or more oil liquid at 20° C. in water at a temperature of 50° C. or higher, preferably 60° C. or higher with the condition that the temperature of the dispersion is at least 10° C. higher than the melting point of fatty alcohol having the highest melting point, more preferably between 60 and 85° C. wherein the emulsion thus obtained does not comprise dispersed droplets with a volume size larger than or equal to 10 ?m measured directly without dilution of the emulsion at 20° C. measured with a laser particle size analyzer suitable therefore.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 13, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 18, 2017
    Assignee: KAO GERMANY GMBH
    Inventors: Anja Ächtner, Carsten Häckl, Jonathan Wood
  • Publication number: 20160136064
    Abstract: Present invention relates to an aqueous oxidizing composition for hair which makes possible achieving homogeneous coloration of multiple damaged hair and especially provides excellent grey coverage with oxidative hair dyes. The object of the invention is an aqueous oxidizing composition for hair comprising one or more oxidizing agent, one or more polyol, one or more oil, one or more solid fatty alcohol and one or more surfactant wherein fatty alcohol to oil weight ratio is less than 1, weight ratio of surfactant to sum of fatty alcohol and oil is less than 0.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2013
    Publication date: May 19, 2016
    Applicant: KAO GERMANY GMBH
    Inventors: Anja ÄCHTNER, Axel BALKE, Ovidiu FEIER-IOVA, Carsten HÄCKL, Clarissa LIPINSKI, Jonathan WOOD
  • Publication number: 20160120772
    Abstract: Present invention relates to a process for manufacturing emulsion composition which comprises an oil phase dispersed in a continuous water phase which is stabilized with a surfactant as an emulsifier. The present invention is on a method for producing an emulsion comprising one or more fatty alcohol, one or more oil liquid at 20° C. and one or more surfactant wherein one or more surfactant is added to the dispersion of one or more fatty alcohol and one or more oil liquid at 20° C. in water at a temperature of 50° C. or higher, preferably 60° C. or higher with the condition that the temperature of the dispersion is at least 10° C. higher than the melting point of fatty alcohol having the highest melting point, more preferably between 60 and 85° C. wherein the emulsion thus obtained does not comprise dispersed droplets with a volume size larger than or equal to 10 ?m measured directly without dilution of the emulsion at 20° C. measured with a laser particle size analyzer suitable therefore.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2013
    Publication date: May 5, 2016
    Applicant: KAO GERMANY GMBH
    Inventors: Anja ÄCHTNER, Carsten HÄCKL, Jonathan WOOD
  • Patent number: 9233058
    Abstract: The present invention relates to bleaching composition for keratin fibres, especially human hair, comprising at least one compound with bleaching and/or highlighting effect and a specific chelating agent. The object of the present invention is a substantially water free bleaching and/or highlighting composition for keratin fibres, especially human hair, comprising at least one compound with bleaching and/or highlighting effect and a polyhydroxy carboxylic acid and/or its salt as a chelating agent. Suitable and most preferred is gluconic acid and its salts especially mono valent cation salts such as sodium, potassium and ammonium salts.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2016
    Assignee: KAO GERMANY GMBH
    Inventors: Jonathan Wood, Anja Aechtner
  • Patent number: 8709102
    Abstract: Present invention relates to dyeing composition for keratin fibers especially human hair comprising cationic anthrachinone dye. The first object of the present invention is a dyeing composition for keratin fibers especially human hair resulting from mixing of two parts A and B wherein part A has an alkaline pH and comprises at least one cationic antraquinone dye and at least one additional dyestuff selected from direct and oxidative dyes and part B has an acidic pH and comprises at least one oxidizing agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: April 29, 2014
    Assignee: KAO Germany GmbH
    Inventors: Jonathan Wood, Anja Aechtner, Axel Blake
  • Publication number: 20130287719
    Abstract: Present invention relates to a dyeing composition for hair with improved dyeing and conditioning properties of hair. The object of the present invention an aqueous composition for dyeing hair based on at least one oxidizing agent and at least one hair dye and comprising a polyhydroxy carboxylic acid as a chelating agent. The compositions of the present invention are aqueous compositions and comprise at least 40%, more preferably 50%, most preferably 60% and in particular 70% by weight water, calculated to total of the composition.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2011
    Publication date: October 31, 2013
    Applicant: KAO GERMANY GMBH
    Inventors: Jonathan Wood, Anja Aechtner
  • Publication number: 20130284199
    Abstract: The present invention relates to bleaching composition for keratin fibres, especially human hair, comprising at least one compound with bleaching and/or highlighting effect and a specific chelating agent. The object of the present invention is a substantially water free bleaching and/or highlighting composition for keratin fibres, especially human hair, comprising at least one compound with bleaching and/or highlighting effect and a polyhydroxy carboxylic acid and/or its salt as a chelating agent. Suitable and most preferred is gluconic acid and its salts especially mono valent cation salts such as sodium, potassium and ammonium salts.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2011
    Publication date: October 31, 2013
    Applicant: KAO GERMANY GMBH
    Inventors: Jonathan Wood, Anja Aechtner
  • Publication number: 20130255008
    Abstract: Present invention relates to dyeing composition for keratin fibers especially human hair comprising cationic anthrachinone dye. The first object of the present invention is a dyeing composition for keratin fibres especially human hair resulting from mixing of two parts A and B wherein part A has an alkaline pH and comprises at least one cationic anthraquinone dye and at least one additional dyestuff selected from direct and oxidative dyes and part B has an acidic pH and comprises at least one oxidizing agent.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2011
    Publication date: October 3, 2013
    Applicant: KAO Germany GMBH
    Inventors: Jonathan Wood, Anja Aechtner, Axel Blake
  • Patent number: 8523956
    Abstract: Present invention relates to a coloring composition for keratin fibers especially for human hair with exceptionally improved color and shade stability. Accordingly, the first object of the present invention is a coloring composition for keratin fibres especially human hair comprising, in a cosmetically acceptable medium, at least one oxidative dyestuff precursor, 1,3-bis(2,4-diaminophenoxy) propane and/or its respective salts as a coupling agent and at least one direct dye. In an especially preferred from of the present invention the coloring compositions are substantially free from mono cyclic m-phenylenediamine coupling agent. With the term “mono cyclic m-phenylenediamine”, it is meant that the compound comprises only one cyclic group, preferably a benzene ring, in its molecule.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 7, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2013
    Assignee: KAO Germany GmbH
    Inventors: Jonathan Wood, Dominic Pratt, Anja Aechtner, Kristin Olsson, Takeshi Iizaki
  • Patent number: 8357209
    Abstract: The present invention relates to the use of alkanolamines for thickening oxidative coloring compositions. More particularly, the present invention relates to the use of alkanolamines for thickening ready to use oxidative coloring composition based on mixing two compositions wherein one comprises at least one oxidative dyeing precursor and the other comprises as least one oxidizing agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 7, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 22, 2013
    Assignee: KPSS-KAO Professional Salon Services GmbH
    Inventors: Jonathan Wood, Anja Aechtner, Bernd Noecker, Julia Harreus, Fariba Ghiasi, Takeshi Lizaki
  • Publication number: 20130000056
    Abstract: Present invention relates to a colouring composition for keratin fibres especially for human hair with exceptionally improved colour and shade stability. Accordingly, the first object of the present invention is a colouring composition for keratin fibres especially human hair comprising, in a cosmetically acceptable medium, at least one oxidative dyestuff precursor, 1,3-bis(2,4-diaminophenoxy) propane and/or its respective salts as a coupling agent and at least one direct dye. In an especially preferred from of the present invention the colouring compositions are substantially free from mono cyclic m-phenylenediamine coupling agent. With the term “mono cyclic m-phenylenediamine”, it is meant that the compound comprises only one cyclic group, preferably a benzene ring, in its molecule.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 7, 2010
    Publication date: January 3, 2013
    Applicant: KAO Germany GmbH
    Inventors: Johnathan Wood, Dominic Pratt, Anja Aechtner, Christin Olsson, Takeshi Iizaki