Comb Patents (Class 132/219)
  • Patent number: 11330884
    Abstract: An air-moving appliance includes a body extending about an axis. The body includes an inner wall and an outer wall spaced radially outward from the inner wall. The inner wall and the outer wall define a cavity therebetween. The inner wall defines a central passage. The air-moving appliance also includes an inlet and an outlet. The air-moving appliance further includes an attachment configured to selectively connect to the body in flow communication with the outlet. The attachment includes a connector configured to extend into the central passage defined by the inner wall of the body and an attachment inlet configured to receive the airflow that exits the cavity of the body through the outlet. The attachment inlet is circumferentially disposed about the axis and the central passage defined by the inner wall of the body when the attachment is connected to the body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 17, 2020
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Inventors: Michael John deGrood, Jay William Kuzia
  • Patent number: 11182041
    Abstract: Disclosed are methods for creating, applying, using and retrieving profile information that includes attributes that may be stored separately from, or with, the content to which the profiles are being applied. In this manner, profiles can be shared in various environments and across various applications. Attributes that have corresponding attributes in other content can be applied to the other content, as long as each of the attributes is valid. In vehicle applications, the profile can be generated in a first vehicle, stored in a profile repository, and subsequently applied to a second vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 23, 2021
    Assignee: Aspiration Innovation, Inc.
    Inventor: Andrew S. Poulsen
  • Patent number: 11007662
    Abstract: An ejector member (2) for removing waste from sheets on the fly in a machine (1) for processing sheet-form elements includes a comb (4) having a plurality of teeth (10). The comb (4) is configured to be able to adopt a low-throughput first position and at least one high-throughput second position. The center of the comb (4) is set back with respect to the lateral ends of the comb (4) in the high-throughput second position. The center of the comb (4) is set back further in the high-throughput second position than in the low-throughput first position. Also relates a machine for processing sheet-form elements including such an ejector member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 18, 2021
    Inventor: Christophe Ruchet
  • Patent number: 10786060
    Abstract: A hair enhancing accessory is used during formation of a hairstyle such as a ponytail or a bun. The hair enhancing has a base rim which is placed next to or near the head and a body which adds volume to a chosen hairstyle, allowing hair to be positioned around the body. The body is separated into a lower body section and an upper body section. The lower body section and upper body section can combine to form a cylindrical lateral surface, a tapered lateral surface, or even two oppositely tapered surfaces that meet at a midsection. Potentially, a secondary lip can be incorporated adjacent to the upper body section. A hair retaining addition such as a hair band is used to secure hair around the body, and is prevented from sliding by the base rim, the secondary rim, the tapered body sections, or a combination thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 29, 2020
    Inventor: Phyllis A. Reile
  • Patent number: 10716391
    Abstract: A system that includes a styling tool configured to treat or shape a user's hair; and a client device configured to communicate with the styling tool and provide feedback to the user regarding a user's usage of the styling tool based at least in part on measured data captured by the styling tool. The styling tool may be a hairbrush that includes circuitry and/or sensors configured to detect one or more of sound, acceleration, force, rotation, hair humidity, and ambient temperature and humidity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 28, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 21, 2020
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Guive Balooch, Gregoire Charraud, Michael Haddad, Helga Malaprade, Jean-Loup Loyer
  • Patent number: 10660418
    Abstract: An air-moving appliance includes a body defining a cavity, an inlet for airflow to enter the cavity, and an outlet for the airflow to exit the cavity. The air-moving appliance also includes an attachment configured to connect to the body in flow communication with at least one of the inlet and the outlet. The air-moving appliance further includes a grip feature configured to extend between and contact the attachment and the body when the attachment is connected to the body. The grip feature is configured to provide an interference fit between the attachment and the body and resist movement of the attachment relative to the body when the attachment is connected to the body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 14, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: Spectrum Brands, Inc.
    Inventors: Michael John deGrood, Jay William Kuzia
  • Patent number: 10448730
    Abstract: A cleaning brush for eliminating static electricity, including a conductive housing, wherein a containing slot is on a bottom surface of the conductive housing, and the conductive housing has two opposite end walls; and a conductive brush, which is embedded in the containing slot of the conductive housing, and is electrically connected to the conductive housing. Thus, the cleaning brush have both the functions for eliminating static electricity and removing dust.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 22, 2019
    Assignee: TAIWAN BOR YING CORPORATION
    Inventor: Jin-Sheng Weng
  • Patent number: 10228814
    Abstract: Disclosed are methods for creating, applying, using and retrieving profile information that includes attributes that may be stored separately from, or with, the content to which the profiles are being applied. In this manner, profiles can be shared in various environments and across various applications. Attributes that have corresponding attributes in other content can be applied to the other content, as long as each of the attributes is valid. In vehicle applications, the profile can be generated in a first vehicle, stored in a profile repository, and subsequently applied to a second vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 12, 2019
    Inventor: Andrew S. Poulsen
  • Patent number: 9992973
    Abstract: A vacuum grooming tool is disclosed that includes a vacuum nozzle attachable to a vacuum source and has a hollow body with a mouth opening. A grooming device selected from a variety of standard animal grooming hand tools, such as a shedding blade, rake or de-matting tool, may span the mouth opening. The grooming device is positioned such that the airflow created by the vacuum source flows over at least one side of the grooming device. A vacuum cleaning tool for removing any animal hair from a grooming tool is also disclosed. A vacuum plenum of the cleaning tool is attachable to a vacuum source and has an opening for cleaning the grooming tool in one pass. The cleaning tool can be mounted on a stationary support may also include a pivot-action mechanism that connects the vacuum grooming tool or the cleaning tool to the vacuum source.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 12, 2018
    Assignee: PetGroom Tech LLC
    Inventor: James E. Freidell
  • Patent number: 9547692
    Abstract: Disclosed are methods for creating, applying, using and retrieving profile information that includes attributes that may be stored separately from, or with, the content to which the profiles are being applied. In this manner, profiles can be shared in various environments and across various applications. Attributes that have corresponding attributes in other content can be applied to the other content, as long as each of the attributes is valid. In vehicle applications, the profile can be generated in a first vehicle, stored in a profile repository, and subsequently applied to a second vehicle.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 17, 2017
    Inventor: Andrew S. Poulsen
  • Patent number: 9055802
    Abstract: An apparatus for a “V” shaped comb. The comb gradually gets thicker from bottom to top. This comb is somewhat intended to be used like a traditional comb; however, the width of the comb keeps the hair spaced evenly to ensure a blended fade haircut. The sporadic teeth keep the hair in place while the trimmers cut the hair following the edge guide provided on the comb. This tool gives the stylist (user) the flexibility to provide a shorter fade or longer fade by adjusting the comb up or down on the head.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2015
    Inventor: Jillian McDonnell
  • Publication number: 20150101628
    Abstract: A scalp protector for the application of free-flowing hair treatment agents, in which according to the invention a comb-like first bundle of tines (1) protruding from a first web (3) having tines extending essentially parallel to one another is provided, wherein a cover element which adjustably constricts the free space between the tines is provided. The invention therefore represents a mechanical barrier, which is inserted into the hair at the point to be treated and remains there during the duration of the treatment. Since according to the invention a cover element, which adjustably constricts the free space between the teeth, is provided, the cover element can primarily be selected so that the free space is enlarged and easy insertion into the hair is possible. In the further proceedings, the cover element can be adjusted so that the free space is constricted and the scalp is completely covered down to the regions in which the individual hairs aligned in the free space between the tines pass through.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 23, 2013
    Publication date: April 16, 2015
    Applicant: GROOBA Trading GmbH
    Inventor: Ronald Gruber
  • Patent number: 8960203
    Abstract: A hair implement, such as a comb, brush, or pick, is disclosed that includes a handle section containing a rotational bearing within an annular opening in the handle section. When the hair implement is not in use, it may be held on a user's finger and rotate out of the way without the need for the user to disengage his or her finger from the hair implement.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 26, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 24, 2015
    Inventor: Sabrina Temple
  • Patent number: 8925560
    Abstract: There is disclosed a comb. The comb has an upper or a basic part and a number of teeth attached to and pointing out from the upper or basic part, wherein the outer or free end of at least a portion of the teeth forms two curved shapes or curvatures for the touch of a scalp. The first curvature has a radius of curvature substantially perpendicular to the longitudinal direction of the teeth, and the second curvature is curved outwards in relation to the upper or basic part. The radius of curvature of the first curvature may be in the range of 3-14 cm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 15, 2010
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2015
    Inventor: Helle Heiberg
  • Patent number: 8813762
    Abstract: A hair styling device comprising a substantially flat body having two opposite edges, a first longer edge and a second shorter edge opposite the first edge, slanting recesses separating the shorter edge into a plurality of tooth-bases, the slanting recesses defining a plurality of evenly spaced substantially triangular teeth.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 26, 2014
    Inventor: Hai Shooshan
  • Publication number: 20140158151
    Abstract: A hair grooming device (FIG. 1) comprising of a flat (1) or cylindrical base (FIG. 10(18)) arranged in steps; teeth (2) attached to the base, in one row or many rows, whereby the hair may be combed between the space (3) created by the different steps and underlying the teeth, and/or additionally within the teeth arrangement; teeth/bristles in brush formation (FIG. 8(13)); an attachment to a hair dryer (FIG. 6) (FIG. 18) (FIG. 23) (FIG. 24) (FIG. 25) (FIG. 26) whereby hot air blows through a gap as represented by (FIG. 6 (10)) between the teeth/bristles and the base; a dye applicator (FIG. 16) whereby dye is applied to the hair through holes (27) between the teeth and the base by pushing down into a space (28) through the mechanism of a plunger (29); a hair clipper (FIG. 20) whereby blades are able to slide down between the steps and/or a hair clip (FIG. 21) whereby the steps are able to be collapsed after insertion into the hair such that they grip the hair.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 20, 2013
    Publication date: June 12, 2014
    Inventors: Ruth Sebagereka, Sable Dembeko Olindo
  • Publication number: 20140144455
    Abstract: There is disclosed a comb. The comb has an upper or a basic part and a number of teeth attached to and pointing out from the upper or basic part, wherein the outer or free end of at least a portion of the teeth forms two curved shapes or curvatures for the touch of a scalp. The first curvature has a radius of curvature substantially perpendicular to the longitudinal direction of the teeth, and the second curvature is curved outwards in relation to the upper or basic part. The radius of curvature of the first curvature may be in the range of 3-14 cm.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2010
    Publication date: May 29, 2014
    Inventor: Helle Heiberg
  • Patent number: 8733371
    Abstract: A device for delivering an agent to the skin or the hair or the fur of a recipient. In one form the device has a comb-like extent of tines which are of a carrier material that will melt on contact with skin and thereby deposit an agent that is mixed with the carrier. In other form there is an abrading material in the mixture so as to abrade the skin and thereby allow the agent to be deposited. In the latter case the agent may be an inoculant. The tines may also be placed on a glove so that the agent can be delivered by moving the tines over a selected area to deposit the agent. The device can be in the form of a finger condom having a tine strip. The methods allow delivery of the agent using the various forms of the device and to accomplish various purposes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 13, 2012
    Date of Patent: May 27, 2014
    Inventor: Jan Rassman
  • Patent number: 8627830
    Abstract: A haircut aid is described. The haircut aid has a base section that protrudes away from a tine section providing a guide for the blade of a set of clippers, facilitates an even haircut, and protects the ears of the haircut subject from cuts. A method for cutting hair is also described where a set of clippers is run along the guide from by the base section and tine section of a haircut aid.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 1, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2014
    Assignee: Ledge Comb, LLC
    Inventor: Irvin Becker
  • Publication number: 20130340780
    Abstract: An improved hair comb for a dual comb hair accessory (11) or the like which has strand connections or terminations. The comb includes a spine (17) having a raised portion (19, 21, 23) that can advantageously be used to relocate or reorient strand connections to the comb or combs of the hair accessory relative to the plane of the comb, and that can provide a structure into or behind which strand connections, terminations and/or segments can be tucked. Preferably, the raised spine portions of the combs are constructed to form a raised cavity region (27) in the spine for receiving strand connections, terminations and/or segments.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 8, 2013
    Publication date: December 26, 2013
    Inventor: Sennits, LLC
  • Patent number: 8511321
    Abstract: A comb for treating pediculosis id provided. The comb may include a handle and a plurality of teeth, each provided with successive ridges or grooves intended for trapping and removing nits and lice from the hair, wherein each ridge or groove is flanked by a raised edge on at least one of the sides thereof.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 20, 2013
    Inventors: Juan Martin Sanz, Jorge Reinaldo Burchakchi
  • Patent number: 8347895
    Abstract: A massage comb is disclosed for applying ointments directly to the scalp of a person. The comb consists of an upper and a lower section with the lower section having hollow teeth with openings at the bottom of each of the teeth. The comb may be constructed of bamboo so that the ointment may penetrate through the bamboo material and apply the ointment to the strands of the hair. The upper and lower section are fastened to each other by way of dove tail system to allow easy access for the ointment to be filled into the lower section.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 20, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 8, 2013
    Inventor: Andriette Campbell Rose
  • Publication number: 20120234342
    Abstract: A comb for treating pediculosis id provided. The comb may include a handle and a plurality of teeth, each provided with successive ridges or grooves intended for trapping and removing nits and lice from the hair, wherein each ridge or groove is flanked by a raised edge on at least one of the sides thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 23, 2009
    Publication date: September 20, 2012
    Inventors: Juan Martin Sanz, Jorge Reinaldo Burchakchi
  • Patent number: 8245715
    Abstract: A protective glove and a method of straightening hair are disclosed. In one embodiment, the protective glove includes: (1) a first finger and a second finger for adjacent fingers of a hand, (2) a thermal shield located at least along an inner section of the first and second fingers and (3) a combing system including comb teeth located along the inner section of the first finger.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 2, 2009
    Date of Patent: August 21, 2012
    Inventor: Steven D. Davis
  • Publication number: 20120192893
    Abstract: A two-piece hair material applicator wand system and device for treating hair with hair treatment compositions, the wand having a common handle piece and interchangeable head pieces, sponge cover, a timer, various grip configurations, and the ability to connect to and communicate with a microprocessor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 30, 2012
    Publication date: August 2, 2012
    Inventor: Antonio Anderson
  • Publication number: 20120090633
    Abstract: A hair dressing comb for use in highlighting services and a hair styling tool. A hair dressing comb, comprises of a weaving stick; a handle, the handle having a plurality of non-slip grips on each side and defines a beginning tip and a forward slanted end, the weaving stick attaches to the forward slanted end of the handle; and a comb, the comb has a comb spine, a row of teeth, and two rigid portions, the comb spine attaches to the handle, the row of teeth extend outward from the comb spine, the two rigid portions also extend outward from the comb spine, the teeth are between each comb spine, and the weaving stick extends over the comb spine and diminishes in width towards the end of the stick that is not attached to the forward slanted end of the handle.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2010
    Publication date: April 19, 2012
    Inventor: Kevin Balboa
  • Publication number: 20120093949
    Abstract: A method of treating lice includes the steps of: (a) blending a treatment mixture; (b) applying the treatment mixture to a scalp or hair; and (c) applying a first shampoo to the scalp or the hair. The treatment mixture used in this method may contain olive oil and dimethicone. The lice treatment mixture may further contain between about 2 and 6 drops of rosemary oil. In yet another embodiment the lice treatment mixture may still further contain at least one of the following ingredients: beeswax, vitamin E, citronella oil, tea tree oil, eucalyptus oil, mint oil, coconut oil, peppermint oil, and lavender oil.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 13, 2011
    Publication date: April 19, 2012
    Inventor: Ilene Steinberg
  • Publication number: 20120090634
    Abstract: A hairdressing comb for use in highlighting services. Used as a weaving tool it will separate a number of thin hair sub-sections from a selected wide hair section. These thin hair sub-sections will be placed on a foil to be colored or lightened. This comb consists of regular comb-like teeth for combing hair, a pick located at side of spine of comb at an angle and extends length of comb. What is new in this comb is the placement of pick on the side of comb and a flat handle for easy maneuverability.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 18, 2010
    Publication date: April 19, 2012
    Inventor: Kevin Balboa
  • Patent number: 7891364
    Abstract: A hair styling comb comprising a body having a handle, a release cone, and a guide measuring system that are combined to precisely separate hair in orderly rows for braiding. The guide measuring system facilitates successive measurement of a partial circumference of spaced apart sections of the scalp. Each section is radially measured by successive placement of the comb measuring section upon the scalp, followed by linear movements of the comb until a peripheral measurement is approximated by the combined readings. The spaced apart circumference regions are reduced to increments by dividing their length measurements by the number of desired braid rows the stylist is creating. The release cone is placed in the grooves of the bottom of the braid and ten slid through smoothly upwardly to the scalp of the nape line. The release cone releases the grips of the braids.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 19, 2008
    Date of Patent: February 22, 2011
    Inventor: Latasha Williams
  • Patent number: 7883286
    Abstract: A device for packaging and method for applying a product configured to be applied on fibers. One example of the device includes a base incorporating a recess to accommodate a cup. This example of the device also includes a cup forming a seat for receiving a stick of product and a driving means for moving the cup relative to the base between a stowed position of the cup in the recess and a usage position in which an applicator portion of the stick emerges at least partially from an opening of the recess. The device includes a plurality of separator/comb elements extending around at least a portion of the opening of the recess, the separator/comb elements being configured so as to engage with the fibers to separate/comb them simultaneously to, or after the application of, the product onto the fibers by the applicator portion. A method is of using the device is also provided.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2006
    Date of Patent: February 8, 2011
    Assignee: L'Oreal
    Inventor: Laure Thiebaut
  • Publication number: 20110000499
    Abstract: A height adjustable hair arrangement assembly comprises a clamping seat formed with respective hair combs; an upper side of the clamping seat being installed with a supporting block; an inner side of the supporting block being formed as a hollow receiving space; each of a right and a left side of the supporting block being formed with a penetrating adjusting portion; the adjusting portion being formed as a moving space; an adjusting seat being a cambered sheet; an upper surface of the adjusting seat being formed with teeth; a lower side of the adjusting portion being formed with two extension bodies; each of the extension body being formed with two buckling noses, one at a front side and another one at a rear side. In assembly, the buckling noses are pressed into lower sides of the moving spaces of the adjusting portion through the inclined notches.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 2, 2009
    Publication date: January 6, 2011
    Inventor: Shih-Ling Hsu
  • Publication number: 20100192967
    Abstract: A comb for a hair clip (10) which has a body within an upper side (20) and an under side (22), a plurality of attachment formations (38) formed in a straight line on the body, a plurality of teeth (24) which extend from the body and wherein each tooth has an elongate shaft which is attached to the body a leading end on the shaft which is opposite to the body, and a catch (60) formation which stands proud of the shaft and wherein a first set of teeth (24A) has an enlarging taper (50) towards the upper side on the leading end and a second set of teeth (24B) has an enlarging taper (52) towards the underside on the leading end.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2008
    Publication date: August 5, 2010
    Inventor: Richard George Gladwin
  • Patent number: 7650893
    Abstract: A device for applying a hair product which includes a support on one face of which there projects application elements. The application elements are arranged such that a first group of application elements of a first row is superposable, along a longitudinal axis (X) of the support, with a second group of application elements of a second row. The application elements of the second group have a mean flexibility and/or a mean height that is greater respectively than the mean flexibility and/or the mean height of the application elements of the first group. In addition, the mean of the spacings between application elements that make up the second group is less than the mean of the spacings between application elements that make up the first group.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 12, 2005
    Date of Patent: January 26, 2010
    Assignee: L'Oreal
    Inventor: Vincent De Laforcade
  • Publication number: 20100000565
    Abstract: Stylin Kombs address the problem of separating hair that is not being styled from the portion that is being styled without the use of pins, short combs, rubber band or braiding. Styling hair can be a quicker process once the “komb” which fits the hair is pressed down onto the hair that needs to be separated while the other hair is being worked on. Once the stylist is ready for more hair to work with the Stylin Komb is then pulled upward and removed from the separated portion of the hair and placed on to the next part of the hair that needs to be separated. This process is repeated until the styling process is completed. Stylin kombs can also be used to part the hair during the hair separation process. This “komb” can also be used an accessory with or without decorative flowers, cords and ribbon. This komb is very versatile because it can be changed into a hair accessory beautifies any hair style or type.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2008
    Publication date: January 7, 2010
    Inventor: Linda Diane Saylor-Marchant
  • Publication number: 20090288673
    Abstract: A hair accessory that assists a user in styling the user's hair in popular “updo” styles. The hair accessory can be used to give the hair height and volume in a variety of locations of the user's head, providing the same effect as teasing the hair. The hair accessory may be used to add height and volume just behind the front hairline, or may be used to add height and volume to the hair at the crown of the head.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 21, 2008
    Publication date: November 26, 2009
    Inventor: Brandie R. Park
  • Patent number: 7581898
    Abstract: Various embodiments of a device for applying a substance to, for example, eyelashes and/or eyebrows are disclosed. The device may include a support extending along a longitudinal axis, and a first row of teeth and a second row of teeth integrally formed as a single piece with the support. Teeth in the first and second rows of teeth may extend from a common side of the support, and the first and second rows of teeth may extend over at least one fourth of a length of the support. At least two teeth may extend from the support in directions that are not parallel to one another. At least one of the first and second rows may include two teeth each extending, at least partially, on either side of a separation surface extending along that row.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2005
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2009
    Assignee: L'Oreal S.A.
    Inventor: Jean-Louis H. Gueret
  • Publication number: 20090065015
    Abstract: The spring hair comb consisted of the handle and the compression spring. The teeth of the comb are made of the coils of the compression spring. The thickness and spaces of the teeth depend on the size of the compression spring. This comb combs through hair smoothly with minimal friction and no pain to the scalp due to its round coils and its larger contact surface than the small and pointed teeth of other combs.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2007
    Publication date: March 12, 2009
    Inventor: Tu Nguyen Tran
  • Publication number: 20090065017
    Abstract: The eyelash comb of the present invention is comprised of two curved limbs joined or hinged at one end. Each limb has a toothed section for combing the eyelashes. The teeth are triangular and so positioned on the each toothed section that they intermesh when the limbs are pressed closed. A resilient material can be used as a spring to aid in keeping the limbs apart when no pressure is applied to the limbs.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2007
    Publication date: March 12, 2009
    Inventor: Young Ran Yoo
  • Publication number: 20090019719
    Abstract: An integrated hair drying and hair treatment system is provided, including an attachment for a heated hair styling device, including a supply of hair conditioner disposed on the attachment so that the conditioner is dispensed upon said attachment contacting the hair.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 1, 2008
    Publication date: January 22, 2009
    Inventors: Steve Yde, James E. McCambridge
  • Publication number: 20080283074
    Abstract: A hair clip which includes opposing first (12) and second (14) combs, each of which has a body (18) with an upper side (19) and an underside (20), a plurality of spaced apart teeth (21) which extend from the body (18) and a plurality of attachment brackets (22a, 22b, 22c) on the body (18), each of which has an individual recess formation on the underside (20) and at least two spaced apart apertures which extend in the recess formation and between the underside and the upper side, and a biasing member which is attached to the first and second combs (14) and which is engaged with the plurality of attachment brackets (22a, 22b, 22c).
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 2, 2006
    Publication date: November 20, 2008
    Inventors: Thea Gladwin, Richard George Gladwin
  • Publication number: 20080264439
    Abstract: The present invention is a curling iron accessory that is used to protect sensitive areas, such as ears, forehead, neck and scalp, from painful hot iron burns and burn scars that are often the result of using heated hair devices such as curling irons and straightening irons. The present invention is a wearable, expandable, adjustable comb, which holds the ears down painlessly while the consumer uses both hands to curl her hair. Another aspect of the invention also consist of two separate burn protector combs, included within a kit; one being an adjustable comb to protect the hairline areas of the head, scalp and neck and the other a small companion comb that protects the scalp in areas that the expandable comb does not reach such as the crown or the head.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 23, 2008
    Publication date: October 30, 2008
    Inventor: Angela Dixon Braud
  • Publication number: 20080163886
    Abstract: A comb has a body comprises a handle; and a hair retaining portion having a round shape with a plurality of hair holes; the comb hair portion being planted into the hair holes; the length and position of each hair being based on predetermined arc of the comb hair portion. A sleeve encloses the comb hair portion. The sleeve is made of metal, such as aluminum. Lengths of the comb hair portion are decreased from the two ends of the hair retaining portion so that the whole comb hair portion are concave from the two ends toward a middle portion of the comb hair portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 4, 2007
    Publication date: July 10, 2008
    Inventor: Tso-Min Wang
  • Publication number: 20080148504
    Abstract: A hair brush with hair conditioning oil absorbing device on brush bristles embedding part; the hair conditioning oil absorbing device of the hair brush adopts multiple separate granules or lumps design, and there is a space between each pouring body of the hair conditioning oil absorbing device; since the space is part of the hair brush, strength of brush will not be affected; furthermore, brush bristles can be placed on the spaces; therefore, distribution of brush bristles will not be affected by locations of hair conditioning oil absorbing devices and it will not create a big area without brush bristles in the center to damage its hair-combing function.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2006
    Publication date: June 26, 2008
    Inventor: Lio Kuo
  • Publication number: 20080127991
    Abstract: A hair comb is provided with pin-recieving loops. A selected pin-mounted brooch is secured to the comb with a pin extending through the loops of the hair comb and secured by the brooch clasp.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 1, 2006
    Publication date: June 5, 2008
    Inventor: Debra Anne Moreland
  • Publication number: 20080041406
    Abstract: A hair styling device having an adjustable diameter and methods of use are disclosed. The hair styling device includes a handle portion and a brush portion including sizing barrels which may be rotated to adjust the diameter of the brush portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 21, 2007
    Publication date: February 21, 2008
    Inventor: Ngoc H. Le
  • Patent number: 6905521
    Abstract: Disclosed are a cumulative hair-dyeing temporary hairdye comprising 0.01 to 3% by weight of an acid dye as a colorant, 0.1 to 10% by weight of a nonionic or anionic silicone base resin, 3 to 20% by weight of a hair-dyeing aid, 30 to 80% by weight of a lower alcohol and 5 to 50% by-weight of water and having a pH of 2 to 5 and a viscosity of 100 mPa·s or less and a production process for a cumulative hair-dyeing temporary hairdye, wherein the respective components are blended in such an order that at least a nonionic or anionic silicone base resin and a lower alcohol are mixed to prepare a vehicle, and then the other components are blended therewith and stirred.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 15, 2000
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2005
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Pencil Kabushiki Kaisha
    Inventor: Eiji Tsuchiya
  • Publication number: 20040175432
    Abstract: Metallic comb for dosing copper salts to the user. The comb can be pure copper metal or an alloy which can include at least one of copper, antimony, nickel, silver and arsenic. Normal use of the comb provides a residuum of copper salts to be deposited in the hair.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 6, 2003
    Publication date: September 9, 2004
    Inventor: Victor Alejandro ESCUDERO GACITUA
  • Patent number: 6595219
    Abstract: A hairbrush comprising retractable bristles to ease removal of hair from the brush comprises an internal wedge and wheel mechanism actuated by a sliding button and link to the wheel. Alignment channels assure movement of the bristles through the perforated panel without binding. In alternative embodiments, a full expandable linkage or a half expandable linkage extend and retract the bristles through the perforated panel of the hairbrush.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 1, 2001
    Date of Patent: July 22, 2003
    Inventor: Mitchell E. Anderson
  • Patent number: 6575174
    Abstract: A hair grooming brush with a plurality or rows of curved wavy bristles, rather than traditional straight bristles found on brushes and combs. The curvature of the bristles produces a springiness to the bristles when pressure is applied during the combing action. The springiness of the numerous rows of bristles, translates into a massaging effect upon the hair and scalp. Rows of curved bristles are more effective at untangling the hair. The three different sections of the bristle, the lower, middle and tip sections, can be either straight or curved. Additionally the rows can alternate between various formations of bristles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 2, 2001
    Date of Patent: June 10, 2003
    Inventor: Young S. Lee
  • Patent number: 6510856
    Abstract: An apparatus and method for the attachment of supplemental hair to existing natural hair. The apparatus comprising a first comb member, a handle attached at a back end thereof, and a second comb member hingeably or pivotally attached thereto. A row of first teeth extends from the first comb member corresponding to a row of second teeth extending from the second comb member. The second comb member is positioned to be moveable interchangeably between a closed position and an open position. A heating member connects to and provides heat to one or both of the first comb member and second comb member. The apparatus is utilized in a process to attach supplemental hair to existing natural hair of a person's head. The method uses rows of supplemental hair pre-attached to a band member. An adhesive member is pre-hardened on each row of supplemental hair at a predetermined distance near the band member.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 11, 2000
    Date of Patent: January 28, 2003
    Inventor: Chang H. Ahn