Patents

  • Avon Patents Cosmetic With Encapsulated Pigments

    November 6, 2012
    • US Patent No. 8,277,785 B2; Avon Products has patented a method of imparting a cosmetic effect or a natural-looking cosmetic effect to skin or lips, that includes topically applying a cosmetic composition. The composition contains a cosmetic…


  • UK University Patents Insect Repellant

    November 6, 2012
    • US Patent No. 8,277,825 B2; Keele University, Staffordshire, UK has patented a method of attracting aleyrodidae (whiteflies). It is comprised of exposing the whiteflies to a fatty acid composition that is comprised of a combination of palmit…


  • Tooth Whitening PatentFrom Dental International

    November 6, 2012
    • US Patent No. 8,277,783 B2; Millen-nium Dental International, Brookfield, CT, has patented a method of whitening a tooth. It entails applying to the tooth an oxidizing agent comprising between about 0.005 to about 3.0% by weight of a compoun…


  • Fabric with Ultraviolet Radiation Protection

    November 6, 2012
    • US Patent 8,277,518 B1; The Sweet Living Group, LLC, St. Louis, MO, has patented a method for treating a fabric for protection from ultraviolet radiation. It consists of the following steps: dissolving zinc salt in a liquid to form a solutio…


  • Kao Patents Hair Treatment

    November 6, 2012
    • US Patent No. 8,277,784 B2; Kao has patented a hair treatment with the following steps: preparing the cosmetic by mixing a first agent comprising an alkali agent and a second agent comprising hydrogen peroxide to form a mixed liquid; dischar…


  • Water-Activated Wipe From S.C. Johnson

    November 6, 2012
    • US Patent No. 8,278,260 B2; S.C. Johnson & Son has been awarded a patent for a cleaning wipe consisting of a substrate and a cleaning composition impregnated into the substrate. The cleaning composition consists of a green nonionic surf…


  • P&G Patents Topical Oral Care Composition

    November 6, 2012
    US Patent No. 8,277,782 B2; Procter & Gamble has been awarded patent coverage for a topical oral care composition for controlling oral cavity bacterial infection and reducing risk of developing an oral bacteria-induced systemic disease in humans…


  • Treatment for Inflamed SkinPatented by Skinmedica

    October 1, 2012
    • US Patent No. 8,246,969 B2; Skinmedica has patented a topical pharmaceutical or cosmetic composition that comprises a topical carrier selected from the group consisting of a lotion, a gel, an ointment, a paste, a suspension and a cream and a…


  • Oral Care Composition Patented by P&G

    October 1, 2012
    •US Patent No. 8,226,932 B2; Procter & Gamble has patented an oral care composition comprising a fused silica abrasive and a flavoring agent. The fused silica has a median particle size of at least about 7 microns and a D90 of less than ab…


  • Henkel Patents Two-Phase Developer

    October 1, 2012
    •US Patent No. 8,226,733 B2; Henkel has been awarded a US patent for a cosmetic agent for the treatment of keratinic fibers. It is comprised of at least two phases separated from each other. The first phase is an aqueous phase containing at…


  • Avon Patents Hair and Skin Care Composition

    October 1, 2012
    •US Patent No. 8,246,937 B2; Avon has patented a composition for forming a film on hair or skin. It is comprised of dimethicone PEG-7 sulfate and diisostearyi polyglyceryl-3 dimer dilinoleate.…


  • Styling Aid from L’Oréal Contains Gellan Gum

    October 1, 2012
    •US Patent No. 8,246,940 B2; L’Oréal Paris S.A. has patented a hair styling composition comprising a partially deacylated gellan gum, a fixing polymer of acrylic acid/ethyl acrylate/N-tert-butylacrylamide terpolymers, NaCl and et…


  • Production Method for Highly Pure Hydroquinone

    October 1, 2012
    • US Patent No. 8,247,620 B2; Rhodia has been awarded a US patent covering a process for the preparation of hydroquinone starting from a crude hydroquinone HQ0. It is comprised of a refining stage that entails cooling the crude hydroquinon…


  • Kao Patents Two-Agent Hair Cosmetic

    October 1, 2012
    • US Patent No. 8,246,936 B2; Kao has patented a two agent hair cosmetic which is comprised of a first agent containing an alkali agent and a second agent containing hydrogen peroxide wherein the first and second agents are mixed immediately p…


  • Colgate Patents Light-Duty Liquid Cleaners

    October 1, 2012
    US Patent No. 8,247,362 B2; Colgate-Palmolive has patented an acidic surfactant-based cleaning composition comprising a surfactant combination, and 1 to 3% by weight of at least one organic acid. The surfactant combination consists of sodium dodecyl…