Patents

  • Long-Wearing Cosmetic

    June 1, 2015
    US Patent 8,999,304 B2; L’Oréal has patented a non-aqueous composition that is capable of forming a gel structure. It is comprised of a structuring agent consisting of a low molecular mass N-acyl glutamic acid diamide having a straight-c…


  • P&G Patents Strand Effects for Hair

    May 1, 2015
    US Patent No. 8,960,205 B2; The Procter & Gamble Company has patented a method of imparting strand effects to hair. The method entails identifying each of a plurality of hair strands to which to apply the product independently and individually…


  • Dial Patents Reusable Dryer Products with Indicator

    May 1, 2015
    US Patent No. 8,987,186 B2; The Dial Corporation has patented a product for use during multiple drying cycles in a laundry dryer. The product has a solid body comprising a polymeric material having laminar sheet-like portions and an active compoun…


  • K-C’s Wet Wipes With Dimethicone Copolyols

    May 1, 2015
    US Patent No. 8,987,180 B2; Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Inc., Neenah, WI, has patented a cleansing product comprising a substrate and a silicone reactive amino containing dimethicone copolyol.…


  • Concealed Tooth Cleaning Tool

    May 1, 2015
    US Patent No. 8,973,590 B2; Margo Brilliant of Miami, FL and Jo Anne Brilliant of Annapolis, MD have patented a disguised holder for tooth cleaning (at right). It has an elongated case with a handle and a base that supports the implement. An elongate…


  • L’Oréal Patents Gel with Superabsorbent Polymers

    May 1, 2015
    US Patent No. 8,940,680 B2; L’Oréal has patented a composition in the form of a gel that is comprised of water; an alkyl polyglucoside foaming surfactant having an HLB value of greater than 15 and optionally, a betaine derivative having…


  • Henkel Patents Toilet Cleaner Blocks, Laundry Item

    May 1, 2015
    US Patent No. 8,987,182 B2; Henkel, Düsseldorf, has been awarded a US patent for a malleable toilet cleaner composition. It is comprised of perfume; at least one nonionic surfactant; at least one alkyl benzene sulfonate; at least one olefin sulf…


  • Acidic Cleaning Composition

    May 1, 2015
    US Patent No. 8,987,184 B2; Colgate-Palmolive has patented a  cleaning composition that contains lactic acid, phosphoric acid, a nonionic surfactant comprising an ethoxylated alcohol; and a polybetaine. …


  • P&G Patents Detergent

    March 4, 2015
    US Patent No. 8,921,299 B2; The Procter & Gamble Company has patented a detergent composition comprising tiron (1,2-dihydroxybenzene-3,5-disulfonic acid, or mono- or di-sulfonate salts of the acid); a ligand capable of chelating to Fe3+, wherein…


  • L’Oréal Patents Composition With Superabsorbent Polymers

    March 4, 2015
    US Patent No. 8,940,680 B2; L’Oréal, Paris, has patented a composition in the form of a gel that is comprised of water, an alkyl polyglucoside foaming surfactant having an HLB value of greater than 15 and optionally a betaine derivative…


  • Biodegradable Concentrated Neutral Detergent

    March 4, 2015
    US Patent 8,921,295 B2; American Sterilizer Company, Mentor, OH, has patented a concentrated neutral detergent composition that is comprised of one or more nonionic surfactants, comprising a primary or a secondary alcohol ethoxylate, an alcohol alkox…


  • Device to Apply Makeup

    March 4, 2015
    US Patent No. 8,925,558 B2; Pamela Johnson of Weston, FL has patented a method for applying makeup materials to a skin surface of a user using a device. The device has a template body and a backing constructed from an absorbent and compressible mater…


  • Syndet Skin Cleanser

    March 4, 2015
    US Patent No. 8,933,007 B1, Arthur William Perry of Belle Mead, NJ has patented a syndet for skin cleansing with a pH in the range of 5.3 to 5.8. It is comprised of quillaja, stearic acid and sodium chloride.…


  • Triple-Action Skin Cleanser Removes Urushiol

    March 4, 2015
    US RE45,335 E1; a patent has been reissued to Tec Laboratories, Inc., Albany, OR, for a method for removing urushiol from a person’s skin while simultaneously relieving and healing contact dermatitis associated with urushiol. The steps entai…


  • Deb Patents High-Alcohol Foaming Composition

    March 4, 2015
    US Patent No. 8,940,674 B2; Deb Worldwide Healthcare Inc., Brantford, CA, has patented a composition that is comprised of an alcohol C1-4, or mixtures thereof, present in an amount greater than or equal to about 60% v/v of the total composition; an e…