Patents

  • Olaplex LLC Sues L'Oréal

    November 29, 2016
    Says beauty giant is infringing on its technology.


  • New Avon Launches Rep Recruitment Campaign

    November 2, 2016
    With a major ad campaign designed to attract representatives in the US, “This is Boss Life,” New Avon LLC says it is celebrating the flexibility, freedom and financial opportunity of becoming an Avon Representative. “This is Boss Li…


  • Hair Growth Method Patented by Avon

    November 2, 2016
    US Patent No. 9,408,795 B2; Avon Products Inc. has patented a method for promoting growth of keratin fibers by topically applying a composition that has a topically acceptable vehicle and a fibroblast growth factor receptor 1 (FGFR 1)-inhibiting amou…


  • Skin Treatment Has Soluble Collagen

    November 2, 2016
    US Patent No. 9,408,786 B2; Biopelle, Inc.,  a firm based in Ferndale, MI, has patented a skin treatment method that entails applying a non-emulsified composition that includes magnesium aluminum silicate, soluble collagen, hydrolyzed elastin, s…


  • Hair Compositions With Aqueous Wax

    November 2, 2016
    US Patent No. 9,408,785 B2; L’Oréal has patented a method of shaping hair with a styling composition that contains an aqueous dispersion with at least one solid wax particle having a particle size ranging from about five microns to about…


  • Hair Straightening Method Patented by Conopco

    November 2, 2016
    US Patent No. 9,414,999 B2; Conopco, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, NJ, has patented a method of straightening hair which entails applying an aqueous hair treatment composition that contains sorbitol or isomalt, citric acid and water. Following application,…


  • Colgate Patents Visually Patterned Compositions

    November 2, 2016
    US Patent No. 9,408,784 B2; Colgate-Palmolive Company has been awarded a patent for a visually patterned, oriented composition comprising a first visually distinguishable zone of visible particles, and a second visually distinguishable zone in physic…


  • P&G Patents Systems To ID Cosmetic Agents for Skin Care

    November 2, 2016
    US Patent No. 9,434,993 B2; The Procter & Gamble Company has patented a system for identifying connections between a cosmetic agent and at least one gene associated with a skin aging condition. The patent entails at least one computer readable…


  • Oral Care Patent Awarded To Italian Company

    November 2, 2016
    US Patent No. 9,408,791 B2; Coswell S.p.A, Funo di Argelato, Italy, has been awarded a US patent for an oral care and oral hygiene product having photocatalytic activity comprising particles of a calcium phosphate compound, superficially functionaliz…


  • Estée Lauder Patents formula with NIR Light-Emitting Material

    October 3, 2016
    US Patent No. 9,408,790 B2; ELC Management has patented a method for stimulating healing or regenerative properties in the skin, scalp and/or hair. It comprises applying to the skin, scalp and/or hair a cosmetic or dermatological composition that has…


  • Anti-Aging Skin Treatment Patented by Seeds Group

    October 3, 2016
    US Patent No. 9,403,042 B2; Seeds Group, LP, New York, NY, has patented a topical composition for reducing visible signs of aging, reducing trans-epidermal water loss, and/or healing wounds. The composition is comprised of oil extracted from Echium s…


  • Clark Pharmaceuticals Patents Composition To Treat Dry Skin

    October 3, 2016
    US Patent No. 9,399,009 B1; Clark Pharmaceuticals LLC, Fort Worth, TX, has patented a method for treatment of dry skin. It entails applying a topical preparation comprised of a pharmaceutically effective amount of ethoxydiglycol, allyl methacrylates…


  • P&G Patents Surface Treatment With Lipases

    October 3, 2016
    US Patent No. 9,404,070 B2; The Procter & Gamble Company has patented a method of cleaning a textile or hard surface or other surface in fabric and home care. It comprises an aqueous solution comprising a lipase, a bleach component and an optiona…


  • Novel Polymeric Material Reduces Facial Wrinkles

    October 3, 2016
    US Patent No. 9,403,041 B2; Cupron Inc., Richmond, VA, has patented a cosmetic method for reducing wrinkles, fine lines, and/or crow’s feet on the face or neck in which a polymeric material is applied daily to the face and/or neck. The polymeri…


  • Thickening Cleaning Composition without Polymers

    October 3, 2016
    US Patent No. 9,410,112 B2; Ecolab USA has patented a method of thickening a cleaning composition without the use of polymers. It entails adding to a composition a non polymer acidic viscoelastic surfactant that includes one or more of the following:…