• Hair Dye Uses Chromene, Chromane Dyes

    November 4, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,518,126 B2; L’Oréal, Paris, has patented a process for dyeing hair that includes composition comprising one or more dyes chosen from chromene dyes and chromane dyes and a composition comprising one or more zinc mineral sa…

  • Bar Soap with Tether

    November 4, 2013
    US 8,536,104 B1; Hector Roman-Barcelo of Miami, FL has patented a tethered soap bar. It consists of a bar of soap; an anchor member encapsulated in the bar of soap; an elongate, inelastic flexible cord having one end attached to the anchor member and…

  • Oral Treatment For Eczema and Psoriasis

    November 4, 2013
    US 8,535,696 B2; Lypanosys Pte Limited, Singapore, has been awarded a US patent covering a method of treatment of eczema in a mammal. It is comprised of administering an effective amount of an oral medicament consisting of cetyl myristate and/or an e…

  • Soap- and Foam-Free Gel Patented by L’Oréal

    November 4, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,535,652 B2; L’Oréal, Paris, has patented a soap-free, self-foaming gel packaged in an aerosol container with a piston or flexible pocket separator to separate the gel from propellant necessary for ejecting the gel. The ge…

  • Reckitt Patents Glassware Corrosion Inhibitor

    November 4, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,536,107 B2; Reckitt Benckiser has patented an article for use in a dishwasher that comprises a water-soluble zinc containing glass or ceramic composition, which is at least partially in the form of a shaped body, effective to reduce c…

  • Insect-Repelling Resin And Molded Product

    November 4, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,535,699 B2; Sumika Life Tech, Limited, Osaka-Shi, Japan, has patented an insect-controlling resin composition comprising a polyvinyl chloride resin which contains a non-vaporizable insect-controlling component and isolated erucic acid…

  • SeroVital Granted US Patent

    SeroVital Granted US Patent

    October 15, 2013
    Anti-aging supplement sold at Ulta.

  • La Prairie Patents Cosmetic with Nutrient Medium Phase

    September 27, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,518,422 B2; La Prairie Group AG, Zurich, has patented a cosmetic or dermatological preparation in the form of at least one gel, an O/W emulsion, a W/O/W emulsion, a W/O emulsion, a microemulsion, an ointment, a cream, a dusting powder…

  • Cutex Patents Advanced Revival Polish Remover

    September 27, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,486,378 B1; Cutex has received a US patent for its Advanced Revival Nail Polish Remover, which the company is calling the “first innovation in nail polish remover in more than 15 years.” Cutex Advanced Revival Nail Polish…

  • Oral Care Product with Remineralization Benefits

    September 27, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,518,383 B2; Wm. Wrigley Jr. Company, Chicago, has been awarded patent coverage for an oral care product comprising calcium citrate, a sodium phosphate salt and a potassium phosphate salt. The phosphate salts are encapsulated together.…

  • Spray Compositions

    September 27, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,518,384 B2; Conopco Inc., Englewood Cliffs, NJ, has patented spray compositions. The patent covers an anhydrous base composition suitable for incorporation in an anhydrous aerosol composition intended for discharge from an aerosol dis…

  • Kao Patents Means To Enhance Hair Chroma

    September 27, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,518,423 B2; Kao Corp., Tokyo, has patented a method for enhancing chroma of hair. It entails shampooing the hair with a water-based shampoo containing (A) anionic surfactant, (B) a water-insoluble modified silicone containing at least…

  • Anti-Aging Skin Care Formulation

    September 27, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,518,426 B2; Louise Holyfield of Dallas, TX has patented an anti-aging method for skin care. It is comprised of applying a white aqueous emulsion to skin areas that show fine lines, wrinkles, or other signs of aging. The emulsion is c…

  • Living Proof Patents Coloring Agents

    September 27, 2013
    US Patent No. 844715; Living Proof has been issued a patent related to its innovative hair care products. Three notices of allowance for patents expand Living Proof’s proprietary technology around OFPMA, which is designed to weightlessly smooth…

  • Fabric with Antimicrobial Properties

    September 27, 2013
    US Patent No. 8,518,427 B2; R & T Fabric, LLC, Ridgeland, MI, has been awared a US patent for  a method of producing a fabric with antimicrobial properties. The method is comprised of liquefying bamboo to produce a slurry; adding silver to…