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Light-Reflective Makeup Patented by L’Oréal

March 14, 2013

• US Patent No. 8,114,388 B2; Societe L’Oréal S.A., Paris, has patented a goniochromatic/light reflecting cosmetic makeup composition. The composition is comprised of at least one goniochromatic coloring agent and an amount of light reflective particles different from the goniochromatic coloring agent. The light reflective particles are particles of a synthetic substrate made from glasses, are partially coated with at least one layer of at least one metal or metal oxide and are not greater than 250μm in size. They are formulated into a topically applicable, physiologically acceptable medium. The composition has a mean gloss greater than or equal to 30 and creates an optical volumizing effect once applied to a support or a substrate.
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