Ornament Holding (e.g., Bow Or Ribbon) Patents (Class 132/275)
  • Patent number: 11197525
    Abstract: A drink spiking prevention device comprising a hair accessory and a cover. The hair accessory having a band forming a circle and the band being elastic. The hair accessory further having a hair accessory fabric forming a tube that encapsulates the elastic band and a pouch coupled to the hair accessory fabric. The cover is stored in and removeable from the pouch. The cover includes a cover fabric that extends to a perimeter, an aperture formed in the cover fabric, and a cord extending from the perimeter and coupled to the hair accessory. The cover covers an opening of a cup by the perimeter stretching over and conforming to a diameter of the opening to prevent new material from being added to a liquid in the cup.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 4, 2020
    Date of Patent: December 14, 2021
    Assignee: Night Cap It, LLC
    Inventors: Michael Benarde, Shirah Benarde
  • Patent number: 10758021
    Abstract: A volume enhancing hair device is provided comprising a comb element, a coupling joint attached to a first end of the comb element, a clasping mechanism coupled to at least one of the comb element and the coupling joint, and one or more elastic bands coupled to the coupling joint. The volume enhancing hair device is designed to maximize the volume of a user's chosen hair style while having a structurally and functionally simple construction and design.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 8, 2018
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Inventor: Carolyn Marie MacKenzie
  • Patent number: 10721982
    Abstract: One hair addition has a net with a central portion, a perimeter portion encircling the central portion, an upper face, and a lower face. A polymer base having an outer boundary extends below the net lower face at the entire net perimeter portion. The polymer base has upper and lower faces and a generally uniform total thickness therebetween, and the net central portion is devoid of the polymer base. Hair strands extend from the net central portion. A ribbon has first and second ends and a middle portion, and the first and second ribbon ends are fused to the polymer base. First and second cuts respectively extend from the outer boundary through the polymer base and the net. The first and second cuts are positioned above the ribbon and define lateral ends of a flap.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 28, 2020
    Assignee: HAIRUWEAR INC.
    Inventor: Ciomara Cardona
  • Patent number: 10687587
    Abstract: Various embodiments of a device to encircle and retain an article of fabric or clothing around a body part having at least one elongated loop formed of elastic material; at least one decorative plate having a front, back, and side; and at least one curved retainer hoop is integrated into the back of each of the at least one decorative plates in which the elastic material of the holder has been passed there through to retain the decorative plate to the retainer hoops.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Inventor: Jessicca Lee Tran
  • Patent number: 10609999
    Abstract: A hair elastic accessory with a first member comprising magnetic material and a structure that is constructed and arranged to releasably grip a hair elastic. There is a second member comprising magnetic material. The first and second members are adapted to be releasably magnetically coupled together.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2017
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: Pretty Empowered LLC
    Inventors: Amy S. Beck, Neal Lackritz
  • Patent number: 10568388
    Abstract: An attachment combination for positioning the accessory along an elongate structure such as a shoe lace a shoe strap, arm or finger where the accessory has a closed loop attached to the accessory that is held inside a releasable clasp that has an open position for receiving the closed loop and the elongate structure and a closed position that holds the elongate structure and the closed loop together in a pocket formed by the releasable clap. In one form the releasable clasp is a flexible strap having joinable sections that when spaced apart allow the strap to receive both the loop band and the elongate structure and when joined together surround the elongate structure and hold the loop band together with the elongate structure. The joinable sections may be the hook and loop portions of a hook and loop type strap.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 6, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 25, 2020
    Inventors: Robert John Stanley, Jacquelynn Rae Stanley
  • Patent number: 10413032
    Abstract: A ponytail holder comprises a generally elongated, generally cylindrical member having first and second ends of a first diameter and a central section of lesser diameter, defining a relief for receiving an elastic band for securing a bundle of hair to said ponytail holder.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2016
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Inventor: Paul B. Keenan
  • Patent number: 10264836
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a fastening strap 45; 180; 211; 250 for fastening to a loop 35, 40 of protective clothing 10, 50 formed of a metal-ring mesh 26 as well as to such protective clothing 10; 50, the fastening strap 45; 180; 211; 250 comprising at least one engagement element 70; 185 as well as a recess 90; 205 correspondently configured with regard to the engagement element 70; 185, the engagement element 70; 185 and the recess 90; 205 engaging with each other and forming a loop section 155 which is configured to grip the loop 35, 40 of the protective clothing 10; 50 and to fix the fastening strap 45; 180; 211; 250 to the loop 35, 40 of the protective clothing 10; 50.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2012
    Date of Patent: April 23, 2019
    Assignee: Friedrich Munch GmbH + Co. KG
    Inventors: Thomas Duhatschek, Ewald Botcher
  • Patent number: 10219602
    Abstract: A hair lifting, retention, and styling device having a substantially rectilinear cross piece member having a first distal end and a second distal end and first and second substantially rectilinear side members cooperating with the substantially rectilinear cross piece member, wherein said first and second substantially rectilinear side members are disposed proximate said first and second distal ends of the cross piece member. Further, curved bight members are disposed between the cross piece member and the side members, such that the curvilinear design and the bight members co-act to provide lift and enhanced volume to a wearer's hair style thus augmenting and enhancing the wearer's chosen hairstyle. In an alternate embodiment, the rectilinear side members include at least one telescoping section such that the length of the side members is adjustable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2015
    Date of Patent: March 5, 2019
    Assignee: Purkey Enterprises, LLC
    Inventors: Janet L. Purkey, Laura Barker, Judy Roark
  • Patent number: 10111479
    Abstract: A fashion accessory tool that can transform a piece of fabric. The fashion accessory tool allows a piece of fabric to be secured to a garment and adjusted after it has been secured to the garment. The piece of fabric can be woven through the fashion accessory tool and then secured in the tool with deformable features. The fashion accessory tool can be pinned to a garment and the fabric can be adjusted and styled after the fashion accessory tool is pinned.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Inventors: Hannah Josephine Tam, David Shui-Sang Tam, Maria Victoria O. Perez
  • Patent number: 9763507
    Abstract: There is provided a headband for managing hair of a user comprising an elongate body member defining a full length and configured to be conformable around the head of a user, wherein the body member includes a first layer potion, a second layer portion connected to the first layer portion and an elongate metallic core member arranged between the first and second layer portions, and wherein, in use, when the headband resembling an arch is worn by the user the first layer portion is positioned to be outwardly facing and the second layer is positioned to be inwardly facing, and wherein the body member is user-adjustable in curvature such that the full length of the arch is conformable to specific contour of the head and entire inwardly facing surface of the second layer portion of the member is engageable around the head.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 19, 2017
    Assignee: Tung Hing Plastic Manufactory Ltd.
    Inventor: Ka Chuen Sze
  • Patent number: 9591907
    Abstract: A device to add height to a pony tail comprising a dome-shaped appendage integrally connected to a clip through a stem, the appendage having a plurality of arrow-shaped dowels of various shapes and lengths on its surface to trap and hold the hair in place over it so that the hair does not slide and fall to the sides, exposing the device. The clip of the device is comprised of a handle and two prongs connected at their bases through a round pin with a spring inserted around the pin to maintain the two prongs in continuous tension so that the clip with the appendage stays securely within the pony tail and does not fall off.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 14, 2017
    Inventors: Jake Johnson, Katie Johnson
  • Patent number: 9480320
    Abstract: A decorative lighted hair clip assembly with a base housing upon which an LED and a decoration are mounted, with an internal circuit in the housing driven by a removable battery in the housing with a hair clip extending radially outwardly from the housing that facilitates the insertion of the clip assembly into the hair by grasping the housing and operating the clip. The fabric decoration surrounds the LED and is translucent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 7, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 1, 2016
    Inventor: Courtney L. Pazdra
  • Patent number: 9265323
    Abstract: A decorative headband having modular detachable decorative ribbons or other attachments. The wearer may select such attachments to accessorize to selected outfits or for other aesthetic purposes. The attachments include fabric ribbons manufactured from natural or artificial fabric, including cotton, silk, polyester, blends thereof, and the like. Attachments may be removably attached to the headband by hook-and-loop type attachments, buttons, hooks, clasps, pins, hooks, or other known attachment mechanisms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2012
    Date of Patent: February 23, 2016
    Inventor: Lindsay Campbell
  • Patent number: 9022043
    Abstract: A hair holder system featuring an outer component having a slot disposed therein and an insertion component that can slideably insert snugly into the slot of the outer component. When the insertion component is within the slot, the slot surface and the outer surface of the insertion component can clamp and hold hair therein between, thereby creating a bun or puff effect for hair inserted therethrough. The bun or puff effect is shaped according to the shape of the insertion component.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 24, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2015
    Inventors: Felicia F. Lujan-Puckett, Albert W. Puckett
  • Publication number: 20150114419
    Abstract: A hair ornament is provided for engaging braided hair of a person in which the hair ornament includes an ornament element having a generally planar base with a decoration affixed to one surface thereof and an elongated post projecting from an opposite surface, a snap element defining a recess for receiving the post therein and a locking element disposed within the snap element and configured for releasable locking engagement of the post within the recess. The post is sized to extend through a hair braid so that the hair ornament is engaged to the hair braid when the ornament element is engaged to the snap element with the hair braid sandwiched between the components.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 27, 2014
    Publication date: April 30, 2015
    Inventor: Judith D. Miller
  • Publication number: 20150096586
    Abstract: Hair styling accessories include a flexible body and are configured to hold and style hair and to carry decorative accessories. A hair extension securing apparatus is adjustable between an open and a closed position, to allow a wearer to selectively fasten a hair extension to the wearer's hair.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 16, 2012
    Publication date: April 9, 2015
    Applicant: LJL, INC.
    Inventors: Lois J. Sonstegard, George Stodola
  • Publication number: 20150090290
    Abstract: A hair decorating system that includes a string covered in wax in a first configuration, coiled around an interior segment in a second configuration where end segments are attached, and a third configuration where the coil has been extended to form a crisscrossed pattern around a strand of hair. The crisscrossed pattern is both attractive and decorative.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 23, 2014
    Publication date: April 2, 2015
    Inventors: Jose Longoria, Melvin R. Kennedy
  • Publication number: 20150090289
    Abstract: A hair ornamentation system for use by a wearer is disclosed. The system includes a hair track, a plurality of natural or synthetic hair filaments connected to the hair track, and a releasably securable connector connected to the hair track. The releasably securable connector serves to mount it on the head of the wearer, so that a portion of the hair track faces away from the scalp and is visible. That portion of the hair track is itself ornamented to provide an aesthetically pleasing ornamented surface. The system can include at least one or several different ornamentation members for releasable securement to the hair track to provide various different aesthetically pleasing ornamented surfaces.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2014
    Publication date: April 2, 2015
    Inventor: Sharon Kaplan
  • Patent number: 8960202
    Abstract: A hair apparatus and hair retention method includes a spine having a longitudinal axis, wherein the spine includes a hole and a peg outwardly protruding from an edge of the spine and substantially along the longitudinal axis of the spine. The spine includes a plurality of protrusions outwardly projecting orthogonal to the longitudinal axis of the spine. The hair apparatus further includes a first clip portion including a first connecting mechanism that non-integrally connects the first clip portion with the spine, wherein the first connecting mechanism is positioned at a first end of the first clip portion. The first clip portion includes a first attachment mechanism positioned at a second end of the first clip portion, wherein the first end is at an opposite end from the second end, and thereby the first connecting mechanism and the first attachment mechanism are positioned at opposite ends of the first clip portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 21, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 24, 2015
    Assignee: Rust Innovations, LLC
    Inventor: Connie Stewart
  • Publication number: 20150027479
    Abstract: Representative implementations of devices and techniques provide an adjustable keeper device for securing strands, such as strands of hair, for example. The keeper device includes one or more flexible guides for conducting a cord in a desired path. The flexible guides act as a conduit to route the cord and prevent strands from snagging with cord movement. The flexible guides and the cord are operable to secure the strands in a desired position. In some implementations, the keeper device includes an interchangeable vanity cover, removeably attached to the keeper device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 29, 2013
    Publication date: January 29, 2015
    Inventors: Michael LEI, Lisa LEI
  • Publication number: 20150020839
    Abstract: Process and device for making hair buns is disclosed. The invention described here reduces the effort and shortens the amount of time necessary to form a hair bun that remains in place for an extended period of time without the use of bobby pins or other hairpin devices.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 18, 2014
    Publication date: January 22, 2015
    Inventors: Michelle Lyn Singer, Evan Laurence Singer
  • Patent number: 8919354
    Abstract: Methods and devices are provided for various headbands and one or more decorative features configured to be magnetically attached to the headbands. In certain embodiments, a decorative feature can magnetically attach to any part of a headband via a magnetic element seated within a magnetic element pocket of the decorative feature. The magnetic element can be securely contained within the magnetic element pocket by a closure. In certain embodiments the decorative feature can also optionally include a sleeve that can slide over the headband and more securely attach the decorative feature to the headband.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 30, 2014
    Inventor: Jody Davis
  • Patent number: 8905046
    Abstract: A hair extension device can include single and dual clip member apparatuses. Hair extension tracks can be applied to the outer surface areas of an apparatus, along the upper edge of a clip member, allowing hair extensions to lie over the entire outer region of the clip. The entire outer surface areas of said clip member apparatuses can contain no holes or at least one row of holes at the top edge of a clip member, providing various means for attaching hair extension tracks. The natural hair can be secured to an apparatus by a row of comb-like teeth that point upward against the scalp when properly applied, providing complementary mating between that natural hair and the slots formed at the base of the comb-like teeth, or by placing the hair in between the apparatus. An apparatus can be opened and closed by snap-action lock.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 9, 2014
    Inventor: Tatiana M. Carvalho
  • Patent number: 8899244
    Abstract: Exemplary embodiments are disclosed of labels for hair accessories. The label may be used for displaying indicia (e.g., a company name, brand, logo, etc.). The label also provides a non-slip feature to help better hold the hair accessory in place. By way of example, the label may be applied along an inner surface of the hair accessory or pinch clip.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 22, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 2, 2014
    Assignee: Wee Ones, LLC
    Inventor: Miles P. Faust
  • Publication number: 20140338694
    Abstract: A decorative charm includes a base element having a decorative top and a bottom; first and second rigid hook elements having respective extensions having first ends attached to the bottom of the base element and second extension ends angled inwardly to form hook portions; and a planar attachment element having a tapered portion and being disposed to simultaneously abut each extension to frictionally fix the extensions between the base element and the hook portions.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 27, 2014
    Publication date: November 20, 2014
    Inventor: KATHLEEN KYSER VAN DYNE
  • Publication number: 20140338693
    Abstract: A hair mounting piece for use with an elastic hair holder comprising: a connector, where the connector provides a means to attach the hair mounting piece to the elastic hair holder; and a horizontal surface, where the horizontal surface joins with the connector to form a T-shaped configuration for the hair mounting piece; and a hook and loop connection surface over the horizontal surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 14, 2013
    Publication date: November 20, 2014
    Inventors: Barbara Strohfeldt, Walter Strohfeldt
  • Publication number: 20140311520
    Abstract: A hair accessory holds hair together in place and may be worn as jewelry. The hair accessory is made of a plurality of receiving cavities placed in a series that have openings at the top and bottom ends for hair to be pulled through. A final receiving cavity is placed as a bottom connection that will be closed at the bottom allowing for the ends of the hair to be collected within the receiving cavity. A clasping mechanism is attached to the top opening of each receiving cavity to hold the hair in place. A plurality of rhinestones is attached to the outside of the receiving cavities.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2013
    Publication date: October 23, 2014
    Inventor: Keshorna Shantell McConnell-Gill
  • Patent number: 8851086
    Abstract: A hair band comprises a stretchable body and a center hole. The center hole increases in diameter when the hair band is moved from a rest position to a stretched position. A distance between an outer edge of the body and an outer edge of the center hole is greater than the center hole diameter when the hair band is in a rest position. The distance between the outer edge of the center hole and the outer edge of the body decreases and the inner diameter increases as the hair band is stretched. In some embodiments, the body is hollow and filled with one or more of a gel substance, a granular solid, and a viscous liquid. In some embodiments, the hair band is manufactured by one or more of an extrusion molding process and an injection molding process.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 18, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 7, 2014
    Assignee: Conair Corporation
    Inventor: Barbara Carey Stachowski
  • Publication number: 20140283869
    Abstract: A device for styling hair includes a first flexible, deformable elongated body member having a length and having first and second end portions, and a second flexible, deformable elongated body member having first and second end portions connected to the first and second end portions of the first body member, respectively. The second body member has a length that is less than the length of the first body member, so that a gap is formed between the first body member and the second body member through which hair may be inserted. An attachment mechanism is configured to secure the first end portion of the first body member to the second end portion of the first body member in a rounded configuration in which the first and second body members are deformed into a rounded shape with the second body member positioned inside a circumference of the first body member.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 16, 2012
    Publication date: September 25, 2014
    Applicant: LJL, INC
    Inventors: Lois J. Sonstegard, George Stodola
  • Publication number: 20140261509
    Abstract: A hairband which comprises an arcuate portion having two ends for attaching the hairband to the rear part of a person's head and a pair of essentially parallel planar arms, each of which extending from an end of the arcuate portion, for attaching the hairband against the sides of the head, wherein the plane defined by each arm is inclined with respect to the plane defined by the arcuate portion.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Inventor: Avigail Adam
  • Publication number: 20140261528
    Abstract: Exemplary embodiments are disclosed of labels for hair accessories. The label may be used for displaying indicia (e.g., a company name, brand, logo, etc.). The label also provides a non-slip feature to help better hold the hair accessory in place. By way of example, the label may be applied along an inner surface of the hair accessory or pinch clip.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 22, 2013
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Applicant: Wee Ones, LLC
    Inventor: Miles P. Faust
  • Publication number: 20140261521
    Abstract: An apparatus for gathering hair including a body having first and second ends, an inner surface, and a cavity with an opening formed in the body. The body includes a first passage extending from the inner surface to the cavity and a second passage aligned with the first passage and extending from a second surface to the cavity. The apparatus also includes a spring-biased cord lock mechanism within the cavity, and having a spring-biased member accessible through the opening and operable between first and second positions, whereby the spring biases the member toward the first position, and the lock mechanism defining a channel aligned with the first and second passages when the member is in the second position. The apparatus also includes a cord, in which a portion thereof passes through the first and second passages and the channel of the lock mechanism, thereby forming an adjustable loop.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Publication date: September 18, 2014
    Inventor: Melvin L. Reed, III
  • Publication number: 20140224273
    Abstract: A decorative ponytail hair styling device comprises four elastic loops of equal circumference attached to a decorative strand at equidistant intervals from each other, with one of the elastic loops attached at each end of the decorative strand. The decorative strand intervals are semirigid, non-collapsing but able to be curved. The decorative strand is flexible at the points where the inner elastic loops are attached to it. The device is capable of being positioned in a variety of configurations while maintaining the interval distances between adjacent elastic loops during hairstyling, thereby enabling creation of a great variety of ponytail and mini ponytail hairstyles, including rather unique hairstyles, symmetrically, proportionately and securely with ease. The device is operated by wrapping one elastic loop at a time or two nonadjacent elastic loops at once (together) around sections of hair or all the hair in different positions, combinations and manners to create hairstyles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 14, 2013
    Publication date: August 14, 2014
    Inventor: Irene Valentine Truskalo
  • Publication number: 20140209116
    Abstract: A decorative element includes a base element configured as a support element with at least one of wire-formed and thread formed pins arranged thereon with at least one of ornamental elements, decorative elements and utility elements, wherein the support element comprises a multi-component formed element at least partially configured as at least one of a partial sphere and a partial rotational element that includes bore holes arranged over a circumference of the at least one of the sphere and the rotational element for receiving the pins, wherein one of the pins is inserted through a bore hole and fixed relative to the formed element.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 29, 2012
    Publication date: July 31, 2014
    Inventor: Peter Seibt
  • Publication number: 20140202482
    Abstract: A disclosed decorative device includes an elongate, flexible foam body, an elongate, pliable core element, a pair of adapters, and a pair of end pieces. A method for making the decorative device is described, as is a method for retaining hair using the decorative device. The decorative device includes the elongate, flexible foam body surrounding the elongate, pliable core element along its length. The pair of adapters are each configured to fixably receive an end of the elongate, pliable core element, with the pair of end pieces, each being configured to connect to one of the pair of adapters.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 24, 2013
    Publication date: July 24, 2014
    Inventor: Federico Didieu
  • Publication number: 20140182616
    Abstract: A hairpin device is disclosed that provides users with a simple and stylish way to fix their hair. The hairpin device comprises an upper and lower leg, whereby hairs can be grasped between the upper and lower legs and secured; a loop which connects the upper and lower legs together; and a decorative element disposed on the upper or lower leg. Further, the upper leg and the lower leg comprise an opening opposite the loop. Hairs are inserted in the opening and grasped between the upper and lower legs and secured. Further, at least one of the upper and lower legs or both the upper and lower legs can be wavy or spiral in shape to further secure hairs inserted in the opening. The decorative element can be removed and interchanged with another decorative element depending on the wants and needs of a user.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 18, 2013
    Publication date: July 3, 2014
    Inventor: Evelyn Johnson
  • Patent number: 8752402
    Abstract: A jewelry item includes an ornament, a coil with a plurality of turns, and a pad. The pad includes a central bore configured for receiving the helical coil. A compressive force between adjacent turns of the helical coil couples the jewelry item to a body part. The jewelry item can be an earring.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 14, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 17, 2014
    Inventor: Laura Pfaff
  • Patent number: 8752561
    Abstract: A ponytail holder includes an outer covering with a front surface and a hook fabric with a hook surface. The ponytail holder may include a tube with inner and outer surfaces and a longitudinal slit forming opposing longitudinal edges. The ponytail holder may also include end caps. A storage device for storage a plurality of the ponytail holders is described along with a kit for making the ponytail holder and a method of manufacturing the ponytail holder. Various embodiments of the ponytail holder, storage device, kit, and method of manufacturing the ponytail holder are described. The ponytail holder is configured for placement around a constricted area of a bundle of hair and over an existing elastic band that surrounds the bundle and forms the constricted area. The hook fabric is configured to mate with the existing elastic band such that the outer covering adorns the bundle of hair.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 17, 2014
    Inventor: Susan B. Wendschuh
  • Publication number: 20140137888
    Abstract: A hair clip retainer having a body portion and a resilient biasing member connected to the body portion and extending therefrom, which is used for wrapping and retaining hair therein. A decorative portion is releasably connectable to the body portion by magnets, by clasps, or by snaps. By virtue of the decorative portion being releaseable, many variations of the decorative portion can be used, thus enhancing the aesthetic appeal of the hair clip retainer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2013
    Publication date: May 22, 2014
    Inventor: Nadine Campbell
  • Publication number: 20140083444
    Abstract: A decorative fashion accessory and a system for creating a decorative fashion accessory. The fashion accessory system includes an attachment device that include a fastener disposed on the attachment device. A decorative element such as a bow, also including a fastener that can be removably fastened to the attachment device. A second decorative that element can then be removably fastened to the first decorative element by attaching the second decorative element to the first decorative element. Additional decorative element can be attached, such as by being disposed between the first and the second decorative element. The system also includes a securement strap that is configured to secure the decorative elements to the attachment device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 24, 2012
    Publication date: March 27, 2014
    Inventor: Eden Grimm
  • Patent number: 8646466
    Abstract: The Interchangeable Headband Cover is an easily applied and removed material covering that sit on a C Shaped or Horse Shoe Shaped headband. A C Shaped or Horse Shoes Shaped headband typically is used to pull a wearers hair out of their eyes. The exposed area of the design is undecorated. The unexposed outer area of The Interchangeable Headband Cover has two insertion points with overlapping flaps positioned laterally of a fused center. The flaps open wide and enable the user to easily manipulate and apply the covering to a headband without any special tools. As you exam the insertion point closest to the internally fused center the design does not overlap but as you look laterally there is a gradual increase where the materials overlap more and more until there is one portion of the fabric completely covers the other at the internally fused tips.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 13, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 11, 2014
    Inventors: Cristy Marie Howard, Sean Michael Howard
  • Patent number: 8590341
    Abstract: Described are multifunctional jewelry rings and methods comprising a ring band section, a base, a restraining device, and a ring top. The restraining device has a central portion extending through the base and the ring band section and has first and second end portions extending from a bottom surface of the base. In a first state, the restraining device holds a finger in place against the ring band section. In a second state, the restraining device holds a bundle of hair together against the ring band section. The ornamental ring top is removably attached to the base.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2013
    Inventor: Anna MacMaster
  • Patent number: 8590543
    Abstract: A hair extension kit may be packaged in such a way that patterns may be readily printed onto the hair using a standard printer. The hair extension may be removable from the kit to easily accessorize a girl's or doll's hair.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 29, 2011
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2013
    Assignee: Mattel, Inc.
    Inventors: Christopher Goff, Joy Lyn Burns, Paul Tsu-Peng King, Craig Stock, Eric Edward Skifstrom, Carolyn Holden Buse, Natalie Repp Zigal, Thomas Earl Washington, Abimael Cordova
  • Patent number: 8590544
    Abstract: A hair apparatus and hair retention method includes a spine having a longitudinal axis, wherein the spine includes a hole and a peg outwardly protruding from an edge of the spine and substantially along the longitudinal axis of the spine. The spine includes a plurality of protrusions outwardly projecting orthogonal to the longitudinal axis of the spine. The hair apparatus further includes a first clip portion including a first connecting mechanism that non-integrally connects the first clip portion with the spine, wherein the first connecting mechanism is positioned at a first end of the first clip portion. The first clip portion includes a first attachment mechanism positioned at a second end of the first clip portion, wherein the first end is at an opposite end from the second end, and thereby the first connecting mechanism and the first attachment mechanism are positioned at opposite ends of the first clip portion.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 16, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 26, 2013
    Assignee: Rust Innovations, LLC
    Inventor: Connie Stewart
  • Publication number: 20130298930
    Abstract: A hair band comprises a stretchable body and a center hole. The center hole increases in diameter when the hair band is moved from a rest position to a stretched position. A distance between an outer edge of the body and an outer edge of the center hole is greater than the center hole diameter when the hair band is in a rest position. The distance between the outer edge of the center hole and the outer edge of the body decreases and the inner diameter increases as the hair band is stretched. In some embodiments, the body is hollow and filled with one or more of a gel substance, a granular solid, and a viscous liquid. In some embodiments, the hair band is manufactured by one or more of an extrusion molding process and an injection molding process.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 18, 2011
    Publication date: November 14, 2013
    Inventor: Barbara Carey Stachowski
  • Publication number: 20130291886
    Abstract: Methods and devices are provided for various headbands and one or more decorative features configured to be magnetically attached to the headbands. In certain embodiments, a decorative feature can magnetically attach to any part of a headband via a magnetic element seated within a magnetic element pocket of the decorative feature. The magnetic element can be securely contained within the magnetic element pocket by a closure. In certain embodiments the decorative feature can also optionally include a sleeve that can slide over the headband and more securely attach the decorative feature to the headband.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Publication date: November 7, 2013
    Inventor: Jody Davis
  • Publication number: 20130291887
    Abstract: A headband including an elastic glitter ribbon, a top portion of which forms the outside of the headband, where the elastic glitter ribbon has a 360-degree glitter pattern. The headband further includes a stretch velvet ribbon, a bottom portion of which forms the inside of the headband. The elastic glitter ribbon is attached to the stretch velvet ribbon using a stretch and stitch method. The ends of the elastic glitter ribbon and the stretch velvet ribbon are connected to form a 360-degree elastic headband, where the top of the elastic glitter ribbon includes material that sparkles, and where the bottom of the stretch velvet ribbon includes a velvet-like material that forms a gripping portion. The outside of the headband includes a 360-degree view of the sparkles with no break. The inside of the headband includes 360-degree gripping portion with no break.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2012
    Publication date: November 7, 2013
    Applicant: SPARKLY SOUL INC
    Inventor: Dari Passarello
  • Publication number: 20130284200
    Abstract: The invention provides an improved way to accessorizing a hair band without compromising the seal of the band. A system and method for interchanging accessories to hair bands. An illustrative embodiment is a system for attaching a decorative accessory to a hair band, the system comprising of decorative accessory with a secured peg being configured for insertion and removal through an expandable loop in the hair band allowing the decorative accessory to be interchanged.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 22, 2013
    Publication date: October 31, 2013
    Inventor: GILDA GONZALEZ BATISTA
  • Publication number: 20130213428
    Abstract: The invention is an apparatus and method for creating a hairstyle. It is emphasized that this abstract is provided to comply with the rules requiring an abstract that will allow a searcher or other reader to quickly ascertain the subject matter of the technical disclosure. It is submitted with the understanding that it will not be used to interpret or limit the scope or meaning of the claims.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2012
    Publication date: August 22, 2013
    Inventor: Stefany Di Manno