Including Cosmetic Applicator (e.g., Mascara Applier) Patents (Class 132/218)
  • Patent number: 11147354
    Abstract: The sample holder is configured to releasably and securely hold fragrance sample bottles therein. The sample holder generally comprises a body and a cap. The cap preferably mates with the body via a friction fit or threaded connection. The body comprises an interior cavity having one or more retaining structures for releasably retaining the bottles within the cavity. A length of the cavity is also adjustable to accommodate sample bottles of different lengths. An exterior of the body may comprise a pattern, material, or fabric to enhance the aesthetics of the sample holder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: TSB LIMITED
    Inventor: Soffia G. Wathne
  • Patent number: 11147356
    Abstract: Brush for cosmetic products made of plastic material of the type apt to engage with an applicator rod including a central core having a substantially cylindrical shape carrying at the end a dome-shaped radiussed appendix and of the combination of various series of teeth mutually equidistant in a longitudinal direction, characterised in that the teeth have a grain-shaped section, which furthermore has two opposite edge lines in correspondence of the extreme points of the major axis.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 19, 2021
    Assignee: BRIVAPLAST S.R.L.
    Inventor: Anna Poletto
  • Patent number: 11096469
    Abstract: A lid is detached from a container main body, a mobile body and an application body are moved forward by an elastic body so as to move a mobile body side stepped portion toward a lid side stepped portion. An inclined tilt portion tilting downward as the inclined tilt portion goes inward in the radial direction on a stepped surface forming the stepped portion is positioned on the lid side stepped portion. The mobile body side stepped portion is moves forward, and the mobile body side stepped portion and a tile surface of the inclined tilt portion are caused to collide with each other so that the application body reaches a forward movement limit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2018
    Date of Patent: August 24, 2021
    Inventor: Takumi Suzuki
  • Patent number: 11076681
    Abstract: An adjustable applicator for applying a cosmetic or personal care composition, e.g. mascara to eyelashes or eyebrows. The adjustable applicator extends along a longitudinal axis and comprises of an applicator head, a stem, an inner rod and an actuator. The inner rod extending through the applicator head is capable of moving along a longitudinal axis of the adjustable applicator to cause progressive modification in shape of the applicator head by releasing and applying force on the applicator head.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 22, 2017
    Date of Patent: August 3, 2021
    Assignee: ZEN DESIGN SOLUTIONS LIMITED
    Inventors: Leo Clifford Pires, Roger Hwang, Rahul Bose, Manisha Kohli, Iti Seth
  • Patent number: 11071369
    Abstract: Applicator (2) for applying a cosmetic, makeup or care product (P) to the eyelashes and/or eyebrows, having a moulded applicator member (8) having: a core (10) that extends along a longitudinal axis (X), spikes (18) carried by the core (10), and reinforcing sails (1.3) for the spikes (18), which are connected by their base to the core (10). extend parallel to the longitudinal axis (X) of the core (10) and are disposed in a plurality of longitudinal rows (17, 19, 20), at least one first longitudinal row (17) being offset axially with respect to a second longitudinal row (19).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 15, 2015
    Date of Patent: July 27, 2021
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Eric Caulier, Alain Berhault, Audrey Thenin, Davide Manici
  • Patent number: 11044987
    Abstract: The cosmetic product applicator comprising; protuberances, and at least three supports for said protuberances, the supports being arranged in a non-uniform manner along a longitudinal axis of said applicator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 1, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 29, 2021
    Inventors: Christian Salciarini, Sophie Argiolas
  • Patent number: 11026495
    Abstract: Various embodiments of devices for retrieving and applying product from within a container are provided. In one embodiment the device comprises a flexible shaft having a proximal and distal end; a rod having a proximal and distal end, the rod positioned within the flexible shaft; and a tip coupled to the distal end of the rod by a living hinge. Pressure applied between the proximal and distal end of the flexible shaft bends the living hinge which rotates the tip from a first position to a second position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 2019
    Date of Patent: June 8, 2021
    Inventor: Shawna Burger
  • Patent number: 10980331
    Abstract: An eye cosmetic applicator capable of obtaining a good makeup effect while reducing fear of contacting to an eyeball or an eyelid when applying liquid mascara to roots of eyelashes. An eye cosmetic applicator 40 includes a spindle 20; a base portion 19 supported by the spindle; and a plurality of protrusions 13, formed at the base portion, each extending in a direction perpendicular to a longitudinal direction of the base portion, wherein each of the protrusions 13 is formed to protrude from a front surface 11 of the base portion 19, and wherein each of the protrusions 13 includes a protruding portion 132 protruding outwardly from a periphery 111 of the base portion 19.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 20, 2021
    Assignee: SHISEIDO COMPANY, LTD
    Inventors: Suguru Kinoshita, Motoki Takata, Miyako Okamoto
  • Patent number: 10973312
    Abstract: An application element and an applicator comprising pluralities of said application elements on a molded support is provided for applying a product such as a cosmetic, a medicinal or a care product. At least one application element of the applicator includes a base portion and at least one thin projection. The thin projection includes at least one surface and wherein the at least one outer surface flushes with at least a portion of an outer surface of the base portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 13, 2021
    Assignee: ZEN DESIGN SOLUTIONS LIMITED
    Inventors: Leo Clifford Pires, Roger Hwang, Smita Srivastava, Rahul Bose
  • Patent number: 10966512
    Abstract: A cosmetic article including a case and a applicator that is fastened to the case but movable relative to the case between a retracted position and an extended position, in which the applicator extends outward from the case further than in the retracted position. The applicator includes a body and protuberances, at least some of which are arranged so as to be movable relative to the body between a retracted position and an extended position, in which the protuberances extend outward from the body further than in the retracted position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 20, 2016
    Date of Patent: April 6, 2021
    Inventors: Nicolas Castex, Marc Lassus
  • Patent number: 10929993
    Abstract: A system is provided for evaluating a curl of at least one eyelash sample that includes a plurality of fibers, comprising: a platform configured to receive a sample of the eyelash sample; an image capturing device configured to capture profile image of the eyelash ample; and a processing system configured to receive the profile image and evaluate at least one feature related to a curl of one or more of the fibers of at least one eyelash sample.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2021
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Matthew Devlin, Christopher Pang, Waibhav Tembe
  • Patent number: 10918198
    Abstract: An apparatus for applying cosmetic solutions includes: a holder, including a cap, a stem, and a brush; and a bottle configured to hold a solution, wherein the brush is disposed at a first end of the stem and a second end of the stem is attached to the cap; the stem includes an absorbing structure configured to absorb the solution; and the brush is configured to wick the solution from the absorbing structure of the stem.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2019
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2021
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: William Bickford, Lemis Tarajano, Karin Kaskiel
  • Patent number: 10897975
    Abstract: Provided is a cosmetic applicator having a coil spring at an applying portion thereof with which mascara may be easily applied to eyelashes. It is preferred that the coil spring not be exactly helicoidal, it being preferred that radial distance from the central axis to the outermost circumferential surface be made to vary as a function of angular position about the central axis. Variation in radial distance from the central axis to the outermost circumferential surface of the coil spring may occur in a repeating pattern of periodicity different from the pitch of the coil spring, causing coil spring shape element(s) to shift in angular position with each turn of the coil spring. Mascara may be held in spaces between adjacent coils, presence of bent portions which shift in the circumferential direction making it possible for the applying portion to easily retain mascara.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: Sinwa Corporation
    Inventor: Akihiro Tanaka
  • Patent number: 10897985
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a cosmetic applicator brush comprising a plurality of columns, and a shaft. The shaft comprises a plurality of opening parts around a circumference of the shaft, and the plurality of opening parts are spaced around the circumference in a radial direction of the shaft. Each of the plurality of columns comprises bristles or combs. Each of bristles or combs has a projecting part, which are inserted into the plurality of columns with an equal distance or different distances among them. A number of the plurality of opening parts around the circumference of the shaft is both even and odd number. The plurality of columns are inserted into the opening parts of the shaft irregularly to show the zigzag effect of the cosmetic applicator brush.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2017
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2021
    Assignee: AA R&D LLC
    Inventor: Aiden T. Kim
  • 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: 10888152
    Abstract: A one-piece applicator device for applying a fluid or pasty product to keratin fibres includes a core that extends along a longitudinal axis XX and at least one flexible stem that is embedded at at least a first and a second point along the longitudinal core, the stem extending substantially along the longitudinal axis XX, spikes being provided on the core and/or on the at least one stem. The core is provided with at least one through-opening and the at least one flexible stem extends substantially in a radial plane and has at least a first and a second curve along its length, such that the stem crosses the at least one opening without contact in order to ensure mobility in a radial plane of the device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 12, 2021
    Assignee: SOCIETE INDUSTRIELLE DE MATIERES PLASTIQUES
    Inventor: Eric De Bardonneche
  • 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: 10874203
    Abstract: An applicator for cosmetic product is disclosed, in particular for mascara, extending in a main longitudinal extension direction, referred to as the main direction, between a proximal end and a distal end opposite the proximal end. The applicator includes a structural support element, referred to as a support, and at least one branch. The support and the branch are interconnected by means of an articulation rigidly connected to the support. The support and the branch extend in the main direction, and the support, the branch and the articulation allow a flexibility of the branch in more than one direction from an orthonormal reference point (X, Y, Z) attached to the applicator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2020
    Assignee: ALBEA SERVICES
    Inventors: Yann Crapet, Camille Schreiber
  • Patent number: 10849415
    Abstract: The present invention relates to an device for applying a flowing or paste-like product to keratin fibers, comprising an elongate central core (1) extending along a longitudinal axis XX, at least one row of elongate bristles (2) comprising a first end (20) embedded on the core and a second, free end (21), the bristles (2) and the core (1) being made in one piece. According to the invention, at least one of bristles has a flattened shape in a plane substantially perpendicular to axis XX, said at least one bristle being defined in a front view by a first ridge (25) that is continuously convex or concave from the base (20) thereof embedded in the core (1) up to the second end (21), and by a second ridge (26) consecutively concave and convex from the base (20) thereof embedded in the core up to the second end (21), the first and second ridges meeting at the free end (21). The bristles have a slit (24) in the body thereof for defining a first (22) and a second (23) side flank arranged opposite one another.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 1, 2020
    Assignee: MONTAIGU DEVELOPMENT
    Inventor: Eric De Bardonneche
  • Patent number: 10813434
    Abstract: A cosmetic applicator includes a container that stores a cosmetic composition, an applicator head having a linear or non-linear shape with a proximal end and a distal end, and a plurality of holes along or around the circumference of the applicator head, the distal end connected to the container. Further, the cosmetic applicator includes a plurality of slits along or around the circumference of the applicator head, the distal end connected to the container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Christine Marie Crane, Mikhail Motornov, Gracemarie Rose Papaleo-Trombetta, Ludovic Lecaro, Patrick Jouffret, Noemie Chaillet Piquand, Balanda Atis, Anke Hadasch
  • Patent number: 10813669
    Abstract: A multi-movement cosmetic assembly includes a housing defining an interior; a drive system disposed within the housing; a sleeve received within the housing; and a drive shaft positioned in the sleeve. The drive system is operably coupled to the sleeve and the drive shaft such that actuation of the drive system causes (i) the sleeve to move laterally back and forth to oscillate relative to the housing, and (ii) the drive shaft to rotate relative to the housing.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 27, 2020
    Assignee: SOFT LINES INTERNATIONAL, LTD
    Inventor: Wai Wah Yiu
  • Patent number: 10779631
    Abstract: A cosmetic stamp includes one or more stamping elements, a stamp compartment or housing for carrying the one or more stamping elements and a stamping substance. For example, a cosmetic stamp is an eyebrow stamp that is used for the application of a cosmetic eyebrow using the one or more stamping elements and the stamping substance. A method of applying a cosmetic stamp includes removing a stamping element from a stamp compartment, opening a lid of the stamp compartment, and pressing the face of the stamp to a stamping substance.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2020
    Assignee: Kiss Nail Products, Inc.
    Inventor: Youlmae Lee
  • Patent number: 10729230
    Abstract: Applicator (2) for applying a cosmetic product to the eyelashes and/or eyebrows, having an applicator member (8), the applicator member (8) having: a core (10) that extends along a longitudinal axis (X), and a plurality of different arms (20) that are oriented longitudinally, the arms (20) being connected to the core (10) by their two ends, the length of each arm (20) being greater than the distance (P) along the longitudinal axis of the core (10) between the two ends of the arm (20), the core (10) having at least one portion, between the ends of the arms (20), with a non-circular cross section, and the arms (20) being distributed irregularly around the core (10).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 4, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 4, 2020
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Pauline Prade, Eric Caulier
  • Patent number: 10709226
    Abstract: An adjustable cosmetic applicator includes an applicator tip moveable relative to an applicator body between at least a first and a second position and an actuator assembly configured to move the applicator tip between the at least first and second positions. The adjustable cosmetic applicator may include a first integral hinge defined between the applicator tip and the applicator body and a second integral hinge defined between the applicator tip and the actuator assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 14, 2020
    Assignee: L'Oreal
    Inventor: Christopher Tarling
  • Patent number: 10702042
    Abstract: Implementations of an apparatus and method for applying cosmetic eyebrows are provided. In some implementations, the eyebrow applicator may be used to apply a cosmetic eyebrow on each brow ridge of a user. In some implementations, the eyebrow applicator may comprise a left brow applicator and a right brow applicator separated by a core ply having a window therethrough. Implementations of a cosmetic eyebrow kit used to deposit a cosmetic eyebrow onto a right brow applicator and/or a left brow applicator are provided. In some implementations, a cosmetic eyebrow kit may comprise two brow applicators, an eyebrow stencil, a container of cosmetic formula, and/or a spatula for spreading the cosmetic formula. In some implementations, a cosmetic eyebrow may be deposited on a brow applicator using the eyebrow stencil, spatula, and a portion of the cosmetic formula provided as part of the cosmetic kit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2020
    Inventor: Patsy A. Shimley
  • Patent number: 10681973
    Abstract: In one aspect, the present disclosure provides a brush for applying a formulation, the brush having a core having an outer surface and a longitudinal axis, a plurality of bristle rings protruding from the core and spaced apart along the longitudinal axis, each bristle ring having at least 6 bristles spaced radially apart around the outer surface of the core, and a high density zone that covers at least a portion of the outer surface of the core, the high density zone having an equivalent 360 degree linear bristle density of 13 to 31 whole bristles per 0.5 mm of length along the outer surface of the core measured along the longitudinal axis, and a surface bristle density of 3 to 5 bristles per square millimeter of area of the outer surface of the core.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventor: Kyoo Jin Park
  • Patent number: 10660423
    Abstract: Described herein is a cosmetic system for applying a cosmetic composition including a cosmetic applicator and a cosmetic composition, where the cosmetic applicator includes a container configured to store the cosmetic composition, an applicator head having a non-linear shape with a proximal end and a distal end, and a slit along an axis of the applicator head, the distal end connected to the container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: L'ORÉAL
    Inventors: Christine Marie Crane, Anke Hadasch, Zachary John Mahoney, William Blake Soeters, Rolando Gorostiza
  • Patent number: 10653053
    Abstract: A coulter assembly for an agricultural implement. The coulter assembly includes a support structure and a disc blade rotatably mounted to the support structure. The coulter assembly also includes a spring assembly coupled to the support structure and configured to urge the disc blade into soil. The spring assembly includes a variable rate spring.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 19, 2020
    Assignee: CNH Industrial Canada, Ltd.
    Inventors: Gerard James Gadzella, Robin Bruno Schilling
  • Patent number: 10646018
    Abstract: A wiper device of a blown container, including a hollow body having a first and a second end defining respectively a first and a second opening, a flange extending from an outer surface of the hollow body at the first end, and a wiper element extending from an inner surface of the hollow body, the wiper element defining a passage with a smaller section than the first and second openings. The hollow body features at least two localized swellings for fastening the wiper device onto the container. The localized swellings extending as protrusions from the outer surface of the wiper, near the second end of the hollow body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 12, 2020
    Assignee: LUMSON S.P.A.
    Inventor: Matteo Moretti
  • Patent number: 10595611
    Abstract: A cosmetic wallet compact including a housing having a first casing, a second casing and attachment means, such as hook and loop fastener strips, to attach the cosmetic wallet compact to a handheld device. First casing is adapted and sized to hold and retain credit card(s), identification card(s) and folded bill(s) in an interior cavity. First casing incorporates a receiving slot and a window through which its contents may be seen and physically manipulated. At the window, a retaining press is provided which keeps cards in place and from unintentionally exiting the receiving slot after being inserted. An ejection guide aperture is further provided to selectively guide contents out of the receiving slot. Second casing has an interior which defines a palette of color cosmetics and a mirror panel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Inventors: Aymie Berkley, Lynn Goodman
  • Patent number: 10589133
    Abstract: A cosmetic preparation characterized by excellent adhesion at the place of application, comprises at least one silsesquioxane wax.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 2, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 17, 2020
    Assignee: Schwan-STABILO Cosmetics GmbH & Co. KG
    Inventors: Simona Lebok, Sigrid Hell, Marika Skultety
  • Patent number: 10568406
    Abstract: A bottle for a cosmetic product is disclosed. The bottle is capable of occupying two positions, an opened position and a closed position. The bottle includes a body that extends along a main direction and has a distal end and a proximal end, and a side wall located between the distal end and the proximal end. The bottle also includes a cover, a wiper, opening and closing means located on the cover and on the body. The opening and closing means are positioned at a distance from the proximal end and from the distal end.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Assignee: ALBEA SERVICES
    Inventor: Camille Schreiber
  • Patent number: 10531722
    Abstract: An adjustable applicator including an application member and an actuator. The application member comprises a flexible support and a plurality of application elements on its surface. The application member has one free end and one fixed end. The fixed end is fixedly connected to a stem. The free end of the application member is connected to a distal end of the transmission member. The actuator is actuated for moving the transmission member along a longitudinal axis of the adjustable applicator to cause progressive modification in shape of the application member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 15, 2018
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: HCT PACKAGING, INC.
    Inventor: Shipra Kukreja
  • Patent number: 10524559
    Abstract: Applicator for a cosmetic product, in particular for mascara, comprising: a core that extends along a main longitudinal axis of extension X and has two ends; a plurality of protrusion that project from the core and are moulded to the core. Said applicator is characterised in that the core has a plurality of recessed regions for storing product, which alternate, axially along the axis X of said core, with jutting regions for combing the eyelashes, said recessed regions consisting of cylindrical portions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 6, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2020
    Assignee: ALBEA SERVICES
    Inventors: Anne Rutigliano, Camille Schreiber
  • Patent number: 10499725
    Abstract: A mascara brush with a core comprising at least two sections of wire twisted together along a wire core longitudinal axis and a set of bristles comprising bristles of plastic formed by filaments, which are respectively clamped between the two sections of wire and are formed at their free ends with a wedge-shaped bristle tip or without a wedge-shaped bristle tip. The mascara brush provides an increased storage capacity for the mascara composition to be applied with improved delivery of stored mascara composition to the lashes. This is achieved by the bristles being formed from a plastic material extruded into a fibre, to which outwardly protruding particles are added and/or which is provided with punctiform depressions (indentations), which roughen the bristle surface, wherein the bristles that have a wedge-shaped bristle tip at their free ends comprise at least one cut surface that forms a wedge and the surface roughness of which lies between 0.2 ?m and 6.3 ?m, in particular between 2.9 ?m and 6.3 ?m.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 31, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 10, 2019
    Assignee: GEKA GmbH
    Inventor: Wolfgang Kamm
  • Patent number: 10440907
    Abstract: The present invention is in the field of plant breeding and disease resistance. More specifically, the invention includes a method for breeding corn plants containing one or more markers that are associated with resistance to fungi. The invention further includes germplasm and the use of germplasm containing at least one marker associated with resistance to Fusarium stalk rot (FSR) infection for introgression into elite germplasm in a breeding program, thus producing novel FSR resistant germplasm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 16, 2014
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: Monsanto Technology LLC
    Inventors: George J. Baley, Juan Cruz, Hongwu Jia, Yule Pan, Hao Zhou
  • Patent number: 10441055
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a packaging and application device (1) comprising an applicator (20) having an applicator member (23), and a container (10) containing the product to be applied, provided with a wiping member (30) for wiping the applicator member as it is taken out of the container, the wiping member comprising a wiping lip (35) defining a wiping orifice (37) through which the applicator member passes as it is taken out of the container, the wiping lip comprising at least one extension (40) which is directed towards the bottom of the container, is connected to the wiping lip and comes into contact with the applicator member when the latter is withdrawn from the container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 15, 2019
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Alexis Leonard, Eric Caulier
  • Patent number: 10413039
    Abstract: A dual chamber container assembly includes a bottle. The bottle has a divider therein to define a first half and a second half of the bottle. The first half contains a first fluid and the second half contains a second fluid. A cap is provided and the cap is split into a primary half and a secondary half and each of the primary and secondary halves is selectively manipulated. Each of the primary half and the secondary half is removably coupled to the bottle. The primary half of the cap is aligned with the first half of the bottle and the secondary half of the cap is aligned with the second half of the bottle. A pair of brushes is each coupled to an associated one of the primary and secondary halves of the cap. Each of the brushes is manipulated to selectively apply the fluid to a surface.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Inventor: Tabetha Gurure
  • Patent number: 10405595
    Abstract: An exemplary artificial eyelash applicator arrangement can be provided, which can include, for example, a first handle portion can include (i) a first proximal portion and (ii) a first curved applicator portion configured to magnetically hold a top artificial eyelash(es) and connected to the first proximal portion, and a second handle portion coupled to the first handle side can include (i) a second proximal portion and (ii) a second curved applicator portion configured to magnetically hold a bottom artificial eyelash(es) and connected to the second proximal portion. The first handle portion or the second handle portion can include a hinge(s), and the first handle portion or the second handle portion can be configured to rotate about the hinge(s).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 10, 2019
    Assignee: KISS NAIL PRODUCTS, INC.
    Inventor: Yeo Jin Kim
  • Patent number: 10398527
    Abstract: A marking/drying tool applies ink to biological tissue using a single handheld device. A cylindrical body retains a felt tip movable between a retracted position within the body and an extended position outside the body for marking the tissue. A gas source has a manual valve to selectably dispensing a drying gas onto the tissue. In a preferred embodiment, an interlock prevents dispensing of drying gas when the tip is in the extended position and prevents the tip moving to the extended position when the manual valve is dispensing the drying gas.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 4, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: Terumo Cardiovascular Systems Corporation
    Inventor: Randal James Kadykowski
  • Patent number: 10399127
    Abstract: Piezoelectric systems and appliances for removing eye makeup and related methods are described.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: L'Oreal
    Inventors: Scott Straka, Nicolas Duru
  • Patent number: 10299566
    Abstract: An applicator (10) for a cosmetic product has a core (12) and protrusions (20) projecting from the core (12). Each protrusion (20) has a reservoir (21) for the cosmetic product, and a articulation (22) of the reservoir (21) on the core (12). The articulation (22) formed by a narrowed portion. The reservoir (21) extends from the articulation (22) transversely to the articulation (22) and on either side of the articulation (22). An assembly has a receptacle having a body which forms a container intended to hold the cosmetic product. An applicator assembly has a wiper capable of scraping off excess product when the applicator (10) moves from inside the container to outside the container.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: May 28, 2019
    Assignee: ALBEA SERVICES
    Inventors: Camille Schreiber, Yann Crapet
  • Patent number: 10271630
    Abstract: A double brush rod type mascara cosmetic case is provided, to which a double brush rod type of a first brush rod having a top portion coupled to a first cap and a first brush disposed at a bottom, and a second brush rod having a top portion coupled to a second cap and a second brush disposed at a bottom is applied, such that a mascara liquid in a case main body may be used even when the brushes applied as brushes or the brush rods are deformed due to carelessness in use, and to which a double closing structure of a first closure which doubly blocks and tightly closes an opened top portion of the case main body, and a second closure which doubly blocks and tightly closes an opened top portion of the first cap is applied.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 6, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 30, 2019
    Assignee: THREE APPLES COSMETICS CO., LTD
    Inventors: Kwonjong Yoo, Hyangjo Kim
  • Patent number: 10231919
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a cosmetic composition comprising: (a) Sulfopolyester; and (b) Styrene/Acrylates/Ammonium Methacrylate copolymer; wherein the combination of the sulfopolyeseter and Styrene/Acrylates/Ammonium Methacrylate copolymer improves the water resistance of the cosmetic composition and reduces the stickiness of the cosmetic composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 28, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 19, 2019
    Inventors: Susan Halpern Chirch, Anil Shah, Anne-Laure Suzanne Bernard
  • Patent number: 10206485
    Abstract: An applique vessel for storing applique includes: an interior surface; and an applique removal feature positioned along a portion of the interior surface. An applique vessel for storing applique includes: a body adapted to store applique; and a top comprising an application element, where the body and the top adapted to form a vessel if coupled, and the top is adapted to couple to the body via a compression fit. An applique system adapted to store and apply applique includes: a flexible body adapted to store applique; a top including an application element; and an applique removal feature positioned along a portion of the flexible body. An application element adapted to apply applique to a user includes: a frame having a particular shape; and a set of protuberances extending from the frame.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Inventor: Pui Yan Chung
  • Patent number: 10188194
    Abstract: A cosmetic brush that includes a plurality of polymer bristles that extend from a polymer core in a radial direction, wherein at least a portion of the core is twisted and bristles in the twisted portion are arranged in one or more columns disposed in one or more spiral paths that extend along at least a portion of the longitudinal axis of the core is presented.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: AA R&D LLC
    Inventor: Yoon-Hoi Kim
  • Patent number: 10188195
    Abstract: Decorative wiper having a first end and a second end. The first end, which is adapted to be placed at the opening or upper end of a cosmetic bottle, has an opening with a decorative design. The second end, which is adapted to sit farther within the cosmetic bottle, has a narrowed opening in a manner typical of cosmetic wipers to a generally circular profile. Between the first end and the second end is a lumen or passage through which the cosmetic applicator may pass. The second end serves to wipe away excess product, in a manner similar to conventional wipers. The first end provides an aesthetically pleasing, or brand-defining useful, design. Between the two ends the interior walls of the wiper define the lumen or passage by tapering outward from the first end wiper to the second end.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: HCT GROUP HOLDINGS LIMITED
    Inventors: Stephen Charles Burditt, Jr., Tania Miren Diaz
  • Patent number: 10111516
    Abstract: The present invention is directed to a cosmetic applicator brush comprising a plurality of discs assembled relative to one another with each disc having a body with a plurality of bristles or combs extending radially therefrom, a conical, and a plurality of wires, where the plurality of wires pass through a wire passage of each of the plurality of discs, and the plurality of discs are stacked or linked without any angular offset or with a uniform angular offset so that alignment of bristles for the stacked discs is uniform. The conical is injection molded with the plurality of wires, and a top portion of the cosmetic applicator brush has the conical. After the plurality of discs are stacked or linked, the plurality of wires are twisted at a bottom portion of the cosmetic applicator brush so that the discs are securely linked or stacked.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2018
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: AA R&D LLC
    Inventors: Yoon H. Kim, Elizabeth H. Kim, Asher T. Kim, Aiden T. Kim
  • Patent number: 10098438
    Abstract: The present disclosure generally relates to a cosmetic package which includes an application member that can be adjusted as per user's convenience for application of a cosmetic or a care product. The cosmetic package includes a dialer which assumes a locked configuration when an applicator is retained on a container and an unlocked configuration when the applicator is disengaged from the container. In the locked configuration, the dialer cannot be actuated to transform profile of an application member of the applicator. A locking member is provided in the package which slidably engages and disengages with the dialer to respectively lock and unlock the actuation of the dialer in respective the locked and the unlocked configuration.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 16, 2018
    Assignee: ZEN DESIGN SOLUTIONS LIMITED
    Inventors: Leo Clifford Pires, Rajesh Deswal, Rahul Bose
  • Patent number: 10051943
    Abstract: A mascara vessel having a door function includes: a vessel body; a packing set in the vessel body; a door hinged to the packing configured to close a passage of the packing; an elastic member provided on a hinge joint between the packing and the door, with opposite ends of the elastic member being held by the packing and the door, respectively, so that the elastic member elastically biases the door in a direction toward the packing; and a depression resisting member provided on the door to prevent the brush from being depressed by the door when the brush is pulled out of the vessel body, thus inhibiting the growth of microorganism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2018
    Assignee: DMCOSMETICS CO., LTD.
    Inventor: Minchel Choi