Manicure Or Pedicure Compositions Patents (Class 424/61)
  • Patent number: 10684547
    Abstract: Systems and methods for patterning nail polish are disclosed. In one embodiment, the system includes a source of light, and a programmable mask that can selectively transmit light to a photoresist nail polish. In some embodiments, the programmable mask is a liquid crystal display (LCD) or a digital light processing screen (DLP). The system may also include a controller configured for controlling the light transmission properties of the programmable mask.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 10, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 16, 2020
    Assignee: L'Oréal
    Inventors: Zane Bowman Allen Miller, Vincenzo Casasanta, III
  • Patent number: 10617630
    Abstract: The invention relates to an emulsifier-free, skin conditioning cosmetic or dermatological preparation which contains active ingredients.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 14, 2020
    Assignee: BEIERSDORF AG
    Inventors: Cathrin Scherner, Inken Groth, Magdalena Von Wedel-Parlow
  • Patent number: 10596091
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to color base compositions, as well as methods and kits using same. Certain compositions comprise: (a) about 0.05 to about 10 wt. % of at least one 3-aminopyrazolo[1,5-a]pyridine; (b) from about 0.01 to about 1 wt. % of a reducing agent other than thiolactic acid; (c) from about 0.01 to about 5 wt. % of an ammonia compound; (d) from about 5 to about 10 wt. % of an alkanolamine; (e) from about 0.01 to about 6 wt. % of a carboxylic acid-containing surfactant; and (f) from about 0.01 to about 1 wt. % of an antioxidant.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 31, 2018
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Jeffrey Wang, Lisa Jablonski, Joseph Kassman
  • Patent number: 10548944
    Abstract: Aspects of the present invention relate to peptides having antimicrobial activity. In certain aspects, the invention relates to peptides having potent antimicrobial activity, broad-spectrum antimicrobial activity, and/or the ability to kill otherwise antibiotic-resistant microbes, or microbes protected by biofilms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2018
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2020
    Assignee: Riptide Bioscience, Inc.
    Inventors: Jesse Jaynes, L. Edward Clemens, Henry Willfred Lopez, George R. Martin, Kathryn Woodburn
  • Patent number: 10532020
    Abstract: The present embodiments relate to a nail coating having a major advantage in that it enables a nail coating to adhere to a natural nail or uncoated nail for long wear periods without adhesion loss or other signs of breakdown of the coating. Nail topcoats with improved abrasion resistance are also disclosed. Adhesion of a composition for nail coatings be improved by addition of a polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane (POSS). Nail coating compositions that benefit from the addition of a POSS include enamels, reactive composition such as those containing acrylates, solventless compositions and water-based compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 10, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 14, 2020
    Assignee: Revlon Consumer Products Corporation
    Inventors: David Valia, Jamie Ellis
  • Patent number: 10513606
    Abstract: A (meth)acrylate resin material comprising a polymer (A1) having constituent units (a1) derived from a compound represented by formula (1) and constituent units (a2) derived from methyl methacrylate, and an acid (B) and/or a nucleating agent (C). In the formula, Ar represents an aryl group, and the aromatic ring in Ar is directly bonded to the ester end in formula (1).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2015
    Date of Patent: December 24, 2019
    Assignee: Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
    Inventors: Yutaka Aoki, Fumi Ooba, Masahiro Ueda, Shinji Matsuoka, Mitsufumi Nodono, Hikaru Momose
  • Patent number: 10369529
    Abstract: Described herein are mixed matrix filtration membranes and related, compositions, methods and systems and in particular mixed matrix filtration membranes with an embedded polymer network and/or embedded polymeric micro/nanoparticles functionalized with a functionalization polymer covalently and/or non covalently linked to the micro/nanoparticles and related compositions, methods, and systems.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 6, 2019
    Assignees: CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, KOREA ADVANCED INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Mamadou S. Diallo, Madhusudhana Rao Kotte
  • Patent number: 10159704
    Abstract: An antifungal liquid composition for topical administration is provided that contains turpentine and at least one of peppermint oil, mineral oil, and essential oil alcohols, and one or more antifungal medications selected from ciclopirox olamine, terbinafine, tolnaftate, microconazole, itraconazole, ketoconazole, econazole, and fluconazole, and optionally one or more antifungal essential oils, and its use in the topical treatment of fungal infection, particularly of the nail.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 25, 2018
    Assignee: POWER PHARMACEUTICALS, LLC
    Inventor: Marc Selner
  • Patent number: 10111505
    Abstract: The embodiments herein disclose hypoallergenic, metal surface sealant clear aerosol composition to be used on metals (specifically jewelry) to prevent skin allergies and the process of tarnishing of metal. The method of synthesizing hypoallergenic metal surface sealant clear aerosol composition comprises the following steps. The paraloid-B-48 material (10.59 wt %) is added to ethyl acetate (31.77 wt %) slowly under constant agitation. The mixture comprising paraloid-B-48 material and ethyl acetate is agitated till no lumps are present. The butyl acetate (8.47 wt %), TAXIB Plasticizer (0.70 wt %), propylene glycol monomethyl ether (PM) acetate (19.77 wt %), ethyl acetate (28.24 wt %), Chemia #46210 Lavandin (0.42 wt %) and dimethyl ether to the mixture comprising paraloid-B-48 material and ethyl acetate are added to the mixture comprising paraloid B-48 material and ethyl acetate to obtain a composition. The composition is blended at a predetermined speed to uniformly mix the components.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Inventor: Tatiana Tara Arslanouk
  • Patent number: 10058822
    Abstract: Described herein are filtration membranes and related, compositions, methods and systems and in particular filtration membranes with polymeric micro/nanoparticles embedded in a polymer matrix formed by a porous polymeric aggregate, a bicomposite membrane including a plurality of nanofibers and/or microfibers attached to a polymer matrix formed by a porous polymeric aggregate comprising polymeric nanoparticles, and related compositions, methods, and systems.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 12, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 28, 2018
    Assignees: CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, KOREA ADVANCED INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Mamadou S. Diallo, Madhusudhana Rao Kotte
  • Patent number: 10045928
    Abstract: A non-aqueous nail polish consisting of: (a) a film-forming resin selected from the group consisting of vinyl acetate polymers and copolymers, vinyl alcohol polymers and copolymers, vinyl chloride polymers and copolymers, no greater than 5% by weight, based upon the weight of the polish, cellulosic polymers, and combinations thereof; (b) one or more organic solvents; and (c) optionally, an additive selected from the group consisting of plasticizers, adhesion promoters, suspending agents, pigments, effects pigments, colorants, optical brighteners, leveling agents, therapeutic agents, and combinations thereof. When applied to a bare nail surface and dried, the polish forms a film that may be peeled off the nail surface without use of a polish remover.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2016
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: Mycone Dental Supply Company, Inc.
    Inventors: Timothy M. Miller, Robert R. Raney
  • Patent number: 10017652
    Abstract: Provided is the so-called agent imparting the distinctness of image, namely, an additive for an aqueous coating material that can improve the distinctness of image of the coating film of any glossy aqueous coating material in order to prevent the white blurring phenomenon, which is caused by diffuse reflection of light, to a degree that could not be previously achieved, by increasing the dispersivity of a carbon black or an organic pigment in a coating material resin. Catecholic polymer black microparticles that exhibit an angle-independent structural color are used as the agent imparting the distinctness of image.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 30, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 10, 2018
    Assignee: KUSUMOTO CHEMICALS, LTD.
    Inventors: Chihiro Hamazaki, Katsura Naganuma, Shigehiro Kawahito
  • Patent number: 9999645
    Abstract: A method of making longan seed extract is provided with choosing an extraction solvent; heating the extraction solvent to a first predetermined temperature; adding pulverized longan seed to the extraction solvent to prepare a solution; maintaining the solution at a second temperature for a predetermined period of time to obtain an extracted substance; filtering the extracted substance; and drying and cooling the filtered extracted substance to produce an extract.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 9, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 19, 2018
    Assignee: JOBEN BIO-MEDICAL CO., LTD.
    Inventors: Huang-Chung Tseng, Chien-Wei Hou
  • Patent number: 9956160
    Abstract: A composition for a thinning agent to reduce the viscosity of a traditional gel or gel polish includes at least one monomer and a photoinitiator. The thinner can reduce the viscosity of a gel polish that has thickened, and allow for easy application of the gel to the nails. Aspects of the thinner can cause a ultra-violet curable gel or gel polish, using a ultra-violet light, to cure using a ultra-violet light emitting diode light source, when the thinner is added to the gel. The thinner is versatile and can be added to any gel polish or traditional gel to extend the life of the gel.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: LeChat
    Inventor: Newton Luu
  • Patent number: 9895307
    Abstract: A personal care composition includes at least one end-functionalized ionic silicone and at least one film-forming agent.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 4, 2013
    Date of Patent: February 20, 2018
    Assignee: Momentive Performance Materials Inc.
    Inventors: Alok Sarkar, Anubhav Saxena, Sandip Tiwari, Benjamin Falk, Anne Dussaud
  • Patent number: 9713585
    Abstract: Adhesion of a composition for nail coatings be improved by addition of a polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane (POSS). Nail coating compositions that benefit from the addition of a POSS include enamels, reactive composition such as those containing acrylates, solventless compositions and water-based compositions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 22, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 25, 2017
    Assignee: CREATIVE NAIL DESIGN, INC.
    Inventors: David Valia, Jamie Ellis
  • Patent number: 9668987
    Abstract: Novel topical compositions for the treatment of nail and skin afflictions comprising at least one active agent, at least one volatile solvent, at least one film-forming ingredient and at least one phospholipid, processes for their preparation and methods of treatment of nail and skin afflictions. Following application of the compositions and evaporation of volatile solvents, the composition produces a film, which has web-like structures containing the active agent(s).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2011
    Date of Patent: June 6, 2017
    Assignee: YISSUM RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT COMPANY OF THE HEBREW UNIVERSITY OF JERUSALEM LTD.
    Inventor: Elka Touitou
  • Patent number: 9561390
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a method for making up the skin and/or lips, wherein a cosmetic makeup composition comprising, in a cosmetically acceptable medium, at least one polyalkene-based supramolecular polymer is applied. The disclosure also relates to a cosmetic composition for making up the skin and/or lips, comprising, in a cosmetically acceptable medium, at least one polyalkene-based supramolecular polymer and at least one coloring material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 24, 2009
    Date of Patent: February 7, 2017
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Sandrine Chodorowski-Kimmes, Pascal Arnaud, Claudia Barba
  • Patent number: 9517360
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a nail polish composition, comprising at least one high gloss film forming agent chosen from an esterified styrene maleic anhydride copolymer, a non-esterified styrene maleic anhydride copolymer and mixtures thereof, at least one co-film forming agent chosen from an epoxy resin, optionally, at least one plasticizer, at least one solvent, and optionally, at least one colorant, wherein the composition does not require use of nitrocellulose and can be used to makeup or protect nails. Such compositions impart high gloss, good adhesion and long wear properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2016
    Assignee: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Luis Ortega, Hy Si Bui, Ram Hariharan, Mohamed Kanji
  • Patent number: 9463147
    Abstract: A hair care composition comprising: a crosslinking component comprising an inorganic fluoride; and a conditioning component, wherein the composition has a ratio of crosslinking component to conditioning component in the range of about 10:90 to about 95:5.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2013
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2016
    Assignee: Zotos International, Inc.
    Inventors: Andrew Savaides, Rushi Tasker, Komal Ladd, Mona Vaidya
  • Patent number: 9427392
    Abstract: Personal care products for maintaining fingernail and toenail appearance. In particular, nail polish compositions that have a formulation that is both safer and more environmentally-friendly to use. The present nail polish compositions comprise anionic polyester resins such as sodio-sulfonated polyesters and sodio-sulfonated co-polyester-co-polysiloxane copolymers as base resin vehicles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 9, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 30, 2016
    Assignee: XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: Guerino G. Sacripante, Adela Goredema, Naveen Chopra, Ke Zhou, Marcel P. Breton
  • Patent number: 9409944
    Abstract: In particular, in alternative embodiments, the invention provides pharmaceutical compounds and formulations comprising a family of epoxyketone compounds, which include racemic mixtures or racemates, isomers, stereoisomers, diastereoisomers, derivatives and analogs, and methods for making and using them. In alternative embodiments, pharmaceutical compositions and formulations of the invention are administered to an individual in need thereof in an amount sufficient to treat, prevent, reverse and/or ameliorate an infection, disease or condition that can be ameliorated, treated, prevented or reversed by partially or completely inhibiting a chymotrypsin-like protease or a proteasome activity, including e.g.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 12, 2012
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2016
    Assignee: The Regents of the University of California
    Inventors: William H. Gerwick, Alban R. Pereira-Badilla, Tara Byrum, Frederick A. Valeriote, Michael Kenneth Gilson, Andrew T. Fenley, Bradley S. Moore, Andrew Kale, Hosana Debonsi
  • Patent number: 9399010
    Abstract: An aqueous nail enamel composition of non-toxic components forms a decorative irregular film over natural or synthetic human nails. The nail enamel composition includes water, at least one film forming component, and at least one silicone component in a homogeneous mixture. The film forming component forms a decorative irregular film by containing a plurality of voids upon drying.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 26, 2016
    Assignee: Kirker Enterprises, Inc.
    Inventor: Robert L. Socci
  • Patent number: 9370191
    Abstract: The present invention relates generally to nail polish formulations for application to natural or artificial finger- or toenails, where the nail polish formulation comprises grapefruit seed extract that imparts antifungal and other antimicrobial properties.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 5, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2016
    Inventors: Pardis Kelly, Stefanie Grotkin
  • Patent number: 9302922
    Abstract: Described herein are filtration membranes and related, compositions, methods and systems and in particular filtration membranes with polymeric micro/nanoparticles embedded in a polymer matrix formed by a porous polymeric aggregate, a bicomposite membrane including a plurality of nanofibers and/or microfibers attached to a polymer matrix formed by a porous polymeric aggregate comprising polymeric nanoparticles, and related compositions, methods, and systems.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 30, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 5, 2016
    Assignees: CALIFORNIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, KOREA ADVANCED INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Mamadou S. Diallo, Madhusudhana Rao Kotte
  • Patent number: 9283156
    Abstract: A hair care composition containing inorganic fluoride for straightening, smoothing, and/or relaxing hair, and a method for using the hair care composition a hair care composition containing an inorganic fluoride for straightening, smoothing, defrizzing, curling and/or relaxing of hair, and its method of use in a variety of hair care products, e.g., straightener solution, shampoo, conditioner, color binding treatment, volumizing treatment, a combination thereof, etc. The hair care composition is formaldehyde-free, even when heated.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 19, 2012
    Date of Patent: March 15, 2016
    Assignee: Zotos International, Inc.
    Inventors: Andrew Savaides, Rushi Tasker, Komal Mann, Mona Vaidya
  • Patent number: 9260551
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition in the form of an emulsion, advantageously a Pickering emulsion, comprising a hydrophobic phase dispersed in an aqueous phase, which composition contains emulsifying particles capable of stabilizing said emulsion, at least some of said particles consisting of cellulose nanocrystals having an elongated shape, which have the following features: a length between 25 nm to 1 ?m, and a width between 5 to 30 nm.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 18, 2011
    Date of Patent: February 16, 2016
    Assignee: INSTITUT NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE AGRONOMIQUE
    Inventors: Bernard Cathala, Isabelle Capron, Hervé Bizot, Alain Buleon, Irina Kalashnikova
  • Patent number: 9173919
    Abstract: This invention relates to compositions comprising collagen binding peptides coupled to nanoparticles. The invention also relates to a method of imaging a collagenous matrix using a composition comprising collagen binding peptides coupled to nanoparticles.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 16, 2012
    Date of Patent: November 3, 2015
    Assignee: PURDUE RESEARCH FOUNDATION
    Inventors: John E. Paderi, Alyssa Panitch
  • Patent number: 9150414
    Abstract: A nanocomposite comprises a nanostructure, and a copolymer adsorbed to the nanostructure and containing at least one ionic monomer unit and a different monomer unit from the ionic monomer unit; the ionic monomer unit selected from the group consisting of a zwitterionic monomer unit and a cationic monomer unit which are represented by the following formula (1): (in the formula (1), R1, R2, and R3 each independently represent any one of a hydrogen atom and a monovalent organic group having 1 to 20 carbon atoms, Y1 represents any one of a carbonyl group and an arylene group, Y2 represents any one of —O— and —NH—, n is 0 or 1, R4 represents a divalent organic group having 1 to 20 carbon atoms, and X represents any one of a zwitterionic group and a cationic group).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 6, 2015
    Assignee: KABUSHIKI KAISHA TOYOTA CHUO KENKYUSHO
    Inventors: Takuya Morishita, Kenzo Fukumori, Mitsumasa Matsushita, Yoshihide Katagiri
  • Patent number: 9138391
    Abstract: A nail polish remover that is safer and more environmentally friendly than conventional acetone-based and petrochemical-based nail polish removers containing a mixture of water and at least one lower alkyl acetate, and an amount of an emulsifier that is sufficient to emulsify the alkyl acetate to prevent phase separation of the mixture. Exemplary compositions include, as the lower alkyl acetate, n-butyl acetate in an amount of from 10% to 60% by volume, ethanol, as the emulsifier, in an amount of from 0 to 20% by volume, and the balance being water.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 23, 2012
    Date of Patent: September 22, 2015
    Assignee: Working Bugs, LLC
    Inventors: Dianne Holman, Peter K. Rossman
  • Patent number: 9132083
    Abstract: A composition comprising nanoparticles of a hydrolysable silicon-contain material for use as a delivery system for a bioactive ingredient, wherein surface of the silicon-containing material is associated with a stabilizing agent which modifies the rate of hydrolysis of the silicon-contain material and/or inhibits the rate of orthosilicic acid polymerization and a method of promoting the controlled release of orthosilicic acid on degradation of a composition comprising nanoparticles of a hydrolysable silicon-contain material, the method involving the treatment of the surface of the silicon-containing material with a stabilizing agent to modify the rate of hydrolysis of the silicon-containing material and/or inhibit the rate of orthosilicic acid polymerization.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2015
    Assignee: SISAF Ltd.
    Inventor: Roghieh Saffie-Siebert
  • Patent number: 9132070
    Abstract: Provided is a manicure composition of a French nail type which has less disturbance of the lines brought about by a base color and a topcoat and is quickly dried, which does not cause dew condensation on the coating film under a moist environment for coating and has less leveling and less irregular color and which is excellent in a drying property, an adhesive property, flexibility, a masking property, a finished property, a discharge performance and a restirring property. The above manicure composition comprises at least ethanol and propylene glycol monomethyl ether as a solvent, titanium oxide A having an average primary particle diameter of 200 to 400 nm, titanium oxide B having an average primary particle diameter of 10 to 80 nm, an acrylic resin, polyether-modified polydimethylsiloxane and a plasticizer.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2011
    Date of Patent: September 15, 2015
    Assignee: MITSUBISHI PENCIL COMPANY, LIMITED
    Inventors: Takayuki Hayakawa, Masaaki Morita
  • Patent number: 9107877
    Abstract: A nail lacquer consisting essentially of terbinafine as an antimycotic agent, hydroxypropyl chitosan as film forming agent, water and a lower alkanol as solvents, including a method for treating onychomycosis by topically administering such a nail lacquer to a patient in need of such a treatment.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 18, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 18, 2015
    Assignee: POLICHEM SA
    Inventors: Federico Mailland, Michela Legora, Daniela Ceriani, Giuliana Iob
  • Patent number: 9074065
    Abstract: A latex coating composition is disclosed, comprising a latex polymer binder; water; and a ketal adduct of formula (1) wherein R1 is C1-6 alkyl, R2 is hydrogen or C1-3 alkyl, each R3, R4, and R5 is independently hydrogen or C1-6 alkyl, R6 and R7 are each independently hydrogen or C1-6 alkyl, a is 0-3, and b is 0-1.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 12, 2011
    Date of Patent: July 7, 2015
    Assignee: SEGETIS, INC.
    Inventors: Lee R. Rieth, Cora M. Leibig, Jason D. Pratt, Mike Jackson
  • Publication number: 20150139924
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are cosmetic compositions comprising (a) at least one ethylenically unsaturated polymerizable compound and (b) at least one photoinitiator system comprising at least one photoinitiator having at least one absorption wavelength greater than about 350 nm. Also disclosed herein are methods of making up and/or enhancing the appearance of a keratinous substrate comprising (1) forming at least one film on the keratinous substrate by applying said cosmetic composition to the keratinous substrate and (2) exposing the film to UV-LED radiation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 4, 2012
    Publication date: May 21, 2015
    Applicant: L'OREAL
    Inventors: XianZhi Zhou, Chunhua Li, Hy Si Bui, Jean-Thierry Simonnet
  • Publication number: 20150132239
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a material comprising dendritic molecules each constituted of fragments that are at least bifunctional and of fragments that are of least trifunctional joined together by ester or thioester bridges, alone or in combination with amide or urea bridges, said bridges being formed from two functions carried by different fragments, said molecules containing, on the fragments located at the ends of the dendritic branches, associative end groups capable of forming associations with one another by hydrogen bonds and joined covalently to the functions that are not involved in said bridges. It also relates to the method of production thereof, as well as to its uses and to compositions, notably cosmetic, containing this material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2015
    Publication date: May 14, 2015
    Applicants: CENTRE NATIONAL DE LA RECHERCHE SCIENTIGIQUE CNRS, ARKEMA FRANCE
    Inventors: François-Genes TOURNILHAC, Manuel HIDALGO, Ludwik LEIBLER
  • Publication number: 20150125403
    Abstract: Disclosed herein are methods of reducing irritation associated with personal care and cosmetic compositions comprising 1,3-propanediol, wherein the 1,3-propanediol in said personal care or cosmetic composition has a bio-based carbon content of about 1% to 100%. In addition, it is preferred that the 1,3-propanediol be biologically-derived, and wherein upon biodegradation, the biologically-derived 1,3-propanediol contributes no anthropogenic carbon dioxide emissions to the atmosphere.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 5, 2015
    Publication date: May 7, 2015
    Applicant: DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products Company, LLC
    Inventors: Melissa Joerger, Gyorgyi Fenyvesi, Raja Hari Poladi, Irwin A. Palefsky, Ann Wehner
  • Patent number: 9023326
    Abstract: Novel radiation curable gel-based mammalian nail coating compositions, kits containing these compositions, and methods of their use are disclosed. The novel compositions and/or kits are useful, inter alia, for providing durable, “soak-off” type nail coatings.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 19, 2010
    Date of Patent: May 5, 2015
    Assignee: Nail Alliance LLC
    Inventor: Danny Lee Haile
  • Patent number: 9017704
    Abstract: The present invention provides a cosmetic composition comprising, in a cosmetically acceptable organic liquid medium, at least one film-forming ethylenic linear block polymer, and another film former. The film former may be soluble or dispersible in the said organic liquid medium. The composition may include an aqueous phase, in which case the film former may be soluble or dispersible in the aqueous phase. The invention further provides for the use of the combination of such a block polymer and a film former for enhancing the staying power of the said composition on the keratin materials.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2003
    Date of Patent: April 28, 2015
    Assignee: L'Oreal
    Inventors: Xavier Blin, Valerie De La Poterie, Veronique Ferrari
  • Publication number: 20150110842
    Abstract: The invention relates to a process for preparing a coated organic pigment, comprising the following steps: a) an anhydrous mixture; (i) of an organic pigment and (ii) of a siliceous compound of formula [R1—O]3Si—R2 (I); in which R1 denotes a C1-C4 alkyl radical and R2 denotes a C1-C8 alkyl radical, is prepared; b) the mixture is placed in contact with an aqueous composition comprising a surfactant chosen from (C8-C16)alkyl sulfate salts and oxyethylenated (C6-C10)alkylphenols comprising from 5 to 40 ethylene oxide units; c) the coated pigment in powder form is recovered. The invention also relates to a coated organic pigment obtained according to this process, and also to a cosmetic composition containing such a coated organic pigment. Use for making up keratin materials.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 6, 2013
    Publication date: April 23, 2015
    Inventor: Valerie Jeanne-Rose
  • Publication number: 20150098971
    Abstract: Personal care products for maintaining fingernail and toenail appearance. In particular, nail polish compositions that have a formulation that is both safer and more environmentally-friendly to use. The present nail polish compositions comprise anionic polyester resins such as sodio-sulfonated polyesters and sodio-sulfonated co-polyester-co-polysiloxane copolymers as base resin vehicles.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 9, 2013
    Publication date: April 9, 2015
    Applicant: XEROX CORPORATION
    Inventors: GUERINO G. SACRIPANTE, Adela Goredema, Naveen Chopra, Ke Zhou, Marcel P. Breton
  • Patent number: 8999401
    Abstract: The present invention provides a delivery system and method to deliver topically homeopathic amounts of at least one Homeopathic Complex. It further provides a Homeopathic Colored Pigment Product containing a coloring agent having a plurality of particles having at least one surface and a homeopathically effective amount of at least one Homeopathic Complex, wherein the at least one surface of particles in the plurality of particles of the coloring agent contains the at least one Homeopathic Complex. It also provides cosmetic formulations containing the Homeopathic Colored Pigment Product for normal skin, problem skin, aged skin, and skin damaged by the harmful rays of the sun.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2008
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2015
    Inventors: Henry Steven Luria, Joy Elizabeth Luria
  • Publication number: 20150064118
    Abstract: The present invention relates to pre-formulations comprising low viscosity, non-liquid crystalline, mixtures of: a) at least one neutral diacyl lipid and/or at least one tocopherol; b) at least one phospholipid; c) at least one biocompatible, oxygen containing, low viscosity organic solvent; wherein at least one bioactive agent is dissolved or dispersed in the low viscosity mixture and wherein the pre-formulation forms, or is capable of forming, at least one liquid crystalline phase structure upon contact with an aqueous fluid. The preformulations are suitable for generating parenteral, non-parenteral and topical depot compositions for sustained release of active agents. The invention additionally relates to a method of delivery of an active agent comprising administration of a preformulation of the invention, a method of treatment comprising administration of a preformulation of the invention and the use of a preformulation of the invention in a method for the manufacture of a medicament.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 15, 2014
    Publication date: March 5, 2015
    Inventors: Krister THURESSON, Fredrik TIBERG, Markus JOHANSSON, Ian HARWIGSSON, Fredrik JOABSSON, Markus JOHNSSON
  • Publication number: 20150064126
    Abstract: Chitosan-based nail formulations are useful to treat nail inflammatory diseases such as psoriasis, atopic dermatitis and lichen planus. The chitosan is normally in the form of an amino-polysaccharide derivative, preferably water soluble, such as hydroxypropyl chitosan. The formulation may be a nail lacquer, a spray, a cream, an ointment, a gel, a lotion or a foam and may comprise chitosan, a chitosan derivative or a salt thereof in an amount from 0.1 to 25 wt. % with respect to the total weight of the formulation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 10, 2014
    Publication date: March 5, 2015
    Inventor: Federico MAILLAND
  • Patent number: 8968711
    Abstract: The present patent application relates to a cosmetic or dermatological composition comprising, in a cosmetically or dermatologically acceptable medium, a polymer comprising: (a) a polymer backbone that may be obtained by reaction: of a polyol comprising 3 to 6 hydroxyl groups; of a monocarboxylic acid containing 6 to 32 carbon atoms; of a polycarboxylic acid comprising at least two carboxylic groups COOH, and/or of a cyclic anhydride such as a polycarboxylic acid and/or of a lactone comprising at least one carboxylic group COOH; and (b) at least one junction group linked to the said polymer backbone and capable of establishing H bonds with one or more partner junction groups, each pairing of a junction group involving at least three H (hydrogen) bonds. The patent application also concerns a cosmetic treatment process using the said composition.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 3, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2015
    Assignee: L'Oreal
    Inventors: Sandrine Chodorowski-Kimmes, Pascal Giustiniani
  • Publication number: 20150047664
    Abstract: Cosmetic process for caring for and/or making up keratin materials The present invention relates to a cosmetic process for caring for and/or making up keratin materials, comprising at least the steps consisting in: (i) placing all or part of the surface of the said keratin material in contact with an effective amount of at least one emollient active agent chosen from ionic liquids based on guanidinium or dialkylimidazolium, non-volatile or sparingly volatile oils, waxes, thiol derivatives, phosphines, alkaline bases chosen from potassium hydroxide, ammonia, monoethanolamine, triethanolamine, calcium hydroxide, alkaline salts of amino acids, urea and urea derivatives, and guanidine derivatives, and mixtures thereof, (ii) placing the said surface in contact with at least one cosmetic active agent, different from the said emollient active agent, to be incorporated into the keratin at the surface of the said keratin material, and (iii) where appropriate, heating the said surface of the keratin material, steps (ii
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 27, 2013
    Publication date: February 19, 2015
    Applicant: L'OREAL
    Inventors: Henri Samain, Gregory Plos, Anne Bouchara
  • Publication number: 20150044151
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a nail coating system comprising a basecoat, a color layer, and a topcoat. The system of the present disclosure may be applied to natural and/or pre-existing artificial nail coatings. The present disclosure relates generally to compositions for natural and artificial nail coatings, and particularly, but not by way of limitation, to polymerizable compositions and color layers polymerized therefrom. The disclosure further relates to methods of making a polymerized color layer.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2014
    Publication date: February 12, 2015
    Inventors: THONG VU, Diane M. Larsen, Chad Conger, Douglas D. Schoon
  • Publication number: 20150044150
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates generally to compositions for natural and artificial nail coatings, and particularly, but not by way of limitation, to polymerizable compositions that provide improved adhesion-promoting and improved solvent-susceptibility.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 23, 2014
    Publication date: February 12, 2015
    Inventors: Thong Vu, Chad Conger, Diane M. Larsen, David Valia, Douglas D. Schoon
  • Publication number: 20150030550
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a composition including at least one C7 sugar, or derivative from esterification of said sugar, and a pharmaceutically acceptable carrier for treating alopecia. The present invention also relates to a method for cosmetically treating hair and nails, said method being intended to stimulate the growth thereof and/or slow the loss thereof. According to said method, a cosmetic composition including at least one C7 sugar, or derivative from esterification of said sugar, is administered. The present invention finally relates to a method for cosmetic care of hair and/or eyelashes and/or nails.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 15, 2014
    Publication date: January 29, 2015
    Applicant: LABORATOIRES EXPANSCIENCE
    Inventors: Caroline BAUDOUIN, Philippe MSIKA
  • Publication number: 20150023898
    Abstract: The present invention relates to composite particles comprising a carrier material as well as at least one pearlescent pigment, wherein the carrier material and the at least one pearlescent pigment are bonded to one another without an adhesive agent. In addition, the invention relates to a method for producing these composite particles as well as the use thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 13, 2013
    Publication date: January 22, 2015
    Inventors: Bernd Dressel, Roland Albert, Oleg Budakov