• California Spa Patents Microdermabrasion Cream

    US Patent No. 9,351,921 B1; Spa De Soleil, Inc., Sun Valley, CA, has patented a microdermabrasion cream that consists of deionized water, titanium dioxide, carbomer, glycerin, disodium EDTA, caprylic/capric triglycerides, polysorbate 20, citrus limon…

  • Skin Care | Sun Care

    Skin Care Contains Sunscreen Chickory Root Extract

    US Patent No. 9,351,911 B1; Truth Aesthetics LLC, a company based in Austin, TX, has patented a topical skin care composition that contains ultrafine titanium dioxide; a source of moisturizing saccharide complex; an antioxidant complex; a chicory roo…

  • Functional Ingredients | Laundry Care

    Clorox Patents Bleach Compositions

    US Patent No. 9,353,336 B2; The Clorox Company has patented a composition comprising a bleach compound that consists of magnesium, calcium and mixtures thereof. …

  • Functional Ingredients | Laundry Care | Polymers | Surfactants

    Laundry Additive Treatment

    US Patent No. 9,353,333 B1; AS Innovations LLC, Litchfield, CT, has patented a liquid laundry additive comprising zinc ricinoleate, carboxyalkyl cellulose and at least one surfactant. The zinc ricinoleate is present, on a wet basis, in an amount of 5…

  • Actives | Functional Ingredients | Hair Care | Polymers

    Natural Hair Dye With Plant Polyphenols

    US Patent No. 9,345,654 B2; The Natural Medicine Institute of Zhejiang Yangshengtang, Hangzhou, has been awarded a US patent for dying human or animal hair. It is comprised of an effective amount of natural dye substances; and optionally one or more…

  • Color Cosmetics | Functional Ingredients | Pigments | Polymers

    Anhydrous Lipstick Composition

    US Patent No. 9,345,657 B2; L’Oréal, Paris, has patented an anhydrous lip composition that is comprised of C30-C45 alkyldimethylsilyl polypropylsilsesquioxane and another polypropylsilsesquioxane; stearyl heptanoate; and hydrogenated sty…

  • Actives | Skin Care

    Avon Patents Skin Treatment with Melicope Extracts

    US Patent No. 9,345,659 B2; Avon Products, Inc. has been awarded a US patent that covers a method for treating human skin experiencing lipid over-production. It is comprised of topically applying a composition that has an effective amount of Melicope…

  • Functional Ingredients | Skin Care | Surfactants

    Chanel Beaute Patents O/W Emulsion

    US Patent No. 9,345,651 B2; Chanel Parfums Beaute has patented an oil-in-water emulsion comprised of emulsified particles in an aqueous medium. The emulsified particles are comprised of an oil phase comprising a physiologically acceptable salt of a t…

  • AP/Deo

    Deodorant Formulation

    US Patent No. 9,314,412 B2; Robin Phinney of Okotoka, CA and Jonathon Phinney of Martensville, CA have patented a solid stick form deodorant that contains a polyol; glycerine; at least one of potassium chloride and potassium sulphate; zinc hydroxide;…

  • Household Cleaning

    Cleaning Composition with Carnauba Wax

    US Patent No. 9,303,238 B1; Marcelo Molina-Zamora of Arecibo, Puerto Rico has patented a cleaning composition that can restore a headlight lens and chromium-plated surfaces. The composition is comprised of a dilute aqueous solution of ammonia; carnau…

  • Skin Care

    Kao Patents O/I/W Skin Conditioning Composition

    US Patent No. 9,301,914 B1; Kao USA has patented an oil-in-water skin conditioning composition comprising at least one block copolymer chosen from diblock copolymers, triblock copolymers, multiblock copolymers, and radial block copolymers, wherein sa…

  • Oral Care

    Mouthwash Treats Periodontal Diseases

    US Patent No. 9,295,627 B2; Hayashibara Co. Ltd, Okayama, Japan, has been awarded US patent protection for a method to prevent and/or treat periodontal diseases. It entails administering a composition that contains one or more members selected from t…

  • Towel with An Applied Solution

    US Patent No. 9,301,930 B2; Jeffrey Whitmire and Mona L. Whitmire of Canton, GA have been awarded a patent for a kit for applying at least one of a variety of treatments. The kit comprises a base aqueous solution of purified water, alcohol, polysorba…

  • Cleaning Composition Patented by SCJ

    US Patent No. 9,296,980 B2;  SC Johnson & Son, Inc., Racine, WI (US), has patented a composition for treating a hard surface. It is comprised of at least one adhesion promoter; wherein at least one adhesion promoter comprises an organic mole…

  • Flower Essential Oil Extraction Method

    US Patent No. 9,296,979 B1; Metal Industries Research & Development Center, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, has patented a flower essential oil extraction method. The method entails placing flowers in a high-pressure treatment tank; introducing a pressurized…

  • Color Cosmetics | Skin Care

    Mary Kay Patents Lip Gloss With Pomegranate Sterols

    US Patent No. 9,295,635 B2; Mary Kay Inc. has patented a method for treating dried, cracked, or chapped lips for preventing or reducing the appearance of lip wrinkles. It is comprised of topically applying the following composition that contains a ge…

  • Skin Care

    ELC Patents Skin Lightening Compositions

    US Patent No. 9,314,415 B2; ELC Management LLC has patented a composition for lightening or depigmenting skin. It is comprised of (3-(cyanomethyl)-2-methyl-8-phenylmethoxy-imidazo[1,2-a]pyridine) anda sun protection agentformulated into a topically a…

  • Sun Care

    Sunscreen Patented by Mary Kay

    US Patent No. 9,295,622 B2; Mary Kay Inc. has patented a substantive emulsion comprising water; a combination of octisalate, avobenzone, homosalate, oxybenzone, and octocrylene; a combination of polyvinylpyrrolidone/eicosene copolymer and hydroxyethy…

  • Protective Wax for Bleached Teeth

    US Patent No. 9,301,915 B2; Centrix, Inc., Shelton, CT, has patented a method of maintaining whiter teeth. It comprises applying a whitening material to teeth and then applying a protective coating material to the teeth. The protective coating contai…

  • Color Cosmetics

    P&G Patents Mascara with Thickening Benefits

    US Patent No. 9,254,247 B2;  The Procter & Gamble Company has patented a mascara system comprising, in combination, a molded, thermoplastic mascara applicator comprising substantially longitudinal stem having a major axis and a plurality of…