Patents

  • Sebastian Patents Hair Thickening Composition

    August 6, 2008
    Patent No. US 7,390,478 B2. Sebastian International has patented a method of treating hair to increase its thickness. The method entails pre-treating the hair by applying a high pH composition to the hair to lift cuticle layers of the hair and then…


  • J&J Patents Skin Care Composition

    August 6, 2008
    Patent No. US 7,396,526 B1. This patent, assigned to Johnson & Johnson Consumer Companies, covers a composition that contains retinol; a dermatologically active acid selected from lactic acid, glycolic acid, malic acid, tartaric acid, pyruvic ac…


  • Sprayable Dry Wash and Wax Composition

    August 6, 2008
    Patent No. US 7,399,738 B1. Clorox has been granted a U.S. patent for a sprayable dry wash and wax composition for simultaneously washing and waxing non-porous surfaces. The composition is comprised by weight of 0.04-0.12% of an acrylic-based polym…


  • Microemulsions for Skin or Hair Treatments

    August 6, 2008
    Patent No. US 7,399,479 B2. Wella AG, Darmstadt, Germany, has been granted a patent covering a microemulsion with an aqueous phase and an oil phase. It is comprised of, by weight, 20-60% water; 3-20% of an oil phase comprised of hydrophobic oil tha…


  • Dispensing Device for Laundry Care Composition

    August 6, 2008
    Patent No. US 7,398,787 B2. The Unilever Home & Personal Care USA division of Conopco, Inc., Greenwich, CT, has granted a patent for a non-intrusive device that automatically doses a composition into an automatic laundry washing machine. The de…


  • Detergent Builder and Composition

    August 6, 2008
    Patent No. US 7,393,821 B2. Nippon Shokubai Co., Ltd., Osaka-shi, Japan, has been awarded a patent covering a detergent composition comprised of usual detergent additives, a surfactant and a detergent builder. The detergent builder is comprised of a…


  • Protectant for UV-Induced Skin Damage

    August 6, 2008
    Patent No. U.S. 7,399,462 B2. QLT USA, Inc., Fort Collins, CO, has been issued a patent covering a method for protecting against UV-induced skin damage. The method entails administering a composition that includes dapsone topically, transmucosally o…


  • Sebastian Patents Hair Thickening Composition

    August 6, 2008
    Patent No. US 7,390,478 B2. Sebastian International has patented a method of treating hair to increase its thickness. The method entails pre-treating the hair by applying a high pH composition to the hair to lift cuticle layers of the hair and then…


  • Patent Review

    August 5, 2008
    Sebastian Patents Hair Thickening Composition Patent No. US 7,390,478 B2. Sebastian International has patented a method of treating hair to increase its thickness.  The method entails pre-treating the hair by applying a high pH composition…


  • UV Protection Emulsion Patented by LOral

    July 14, 2008
    Patent No. US 7,381,403 B2 L’Oréal, Paris (France) has patented a finely divided UV-photoprotective oil-in-water emulsion that is microscopically stable for at least 30 days in the absence of phase separation. The oil globules, which ha…


  • Insect Repellent Patented by Bioniche Life Sciences

    July 14, 2008
    Patent No. US 7,381,431 B2 Bioniche Life Sciences, Inc., Belleville, Ontario, Canada, has been granted a patent covering an insect repellent. The composition is comprised of evening primrose oil, catnip oil and a carrier.…


  • Hair Styling Gel

    July 14, 2008
    Patent No. US 7,378,085 B2 A long retention hairstyling gel has been assigned to L’Oréal, Paris. The formulation contains a fixing film-forming polymer that is a branched block copolymer consisting of n-butyl acrylate, acrylic acid, met…


  • Cosmetic Composition

    July 14, 2008
    Patent U.S. No. 7,378,103 B2 L’Oréal has patented a cosmetic composition that contains a cosmetically-acceptable medium, polyglycerolated silicone elastomer, an ingredient chosen from at least one emulsifying elastomer different from t…


  • Fibrous Elastic Gel Cleaner

    July 14, 2008
    Patent No. US 7,381,693 B2 Unilever has patented a fibrous elastic gel cleansing article that is shaped like a toilet bar. It is comprised of a foamable composition that contains a foaming surfactant, a thermo-reversible gelling agent with a melting…


  • Fragrance Delivery System for Cleaners

    July 14, 2008
    Patent No. US 7,381,417 B2 Firmenich SA has been awarded a U.S. patent for a scent delivery system for surface cleaners and conditioners. The carrier and delivery system is comprised of a water miscible cationic polymer or mixture of polymers suscep…