Patents


  • Color Cosmetics | Functional Ingredients | Pigments | Polymers

    Peelable Nail Polish Technology

    • Polychromatic, through its parent company Keystone Industries, has been granted US Patent No. 10,045,928 B2 for its new nail polish technology. Additional global patents remain pending, according to Polychromatic, which is based in Gibbstown,…
    10.01.18

  • I&I Marketplace | Surfactants

    Ecolab Awarded Two Patents

    US Patent No. 10,005,984 B2; Ecolab  has patented a liquid cleaning composition comprising a nonionic surfactant; one or more coupling agents including a protic solvent, an aromatic sulfonate, or mixture thereof; a neutral salt; and a foam promo…
    10.01.18

  • Actives | Sun Care

    Photostable Sunscreen

    US Patent No. 10,028,900 B2; Kancor Ingredients, Mumbai, has patented a photostable sunscreen composition. The composition contains dibenzoylmethane derivative; octylmethoxy cinnamate; and dermatologically-acceptable excipients; in combination with -…
    10.01.18

  • Actives | Oral Care

    Sip & Smile: Reducing Red Wine Stains from Teeth

    • US Patent No. 9,987,203 B1; Unwined, Inc., Bunnell, FL, has patented a method of improving the cosmetic appearance of human teeth that entails contacting the teeth with a whitening powder composition after ingesting a chromogenic, tannin-conta…
    10.01.18

  • Actives | AP/Deo

    P&G Patents Solid AP

    US Patent No. 10,052,271 B2; Procter & Gamble has patented a solid stick antiperspirant that contains a nonionic ethoxylated linear alcohol having a carbon chain length from about 20 to about 40; one or more anhydrous liquid carriers; one or more…
    10.01.18

  • Personal Cleansers

    ITW Patents Hand Cleanser with Low VOC Cleaner

    US Patent No. 10,058,488 B2; Illinois Tool Works Inc., Glenview, IL, has patented a hand cleaning product that is comprised of a towel presenting two opposed surfaces; and a hand cleaning composition impregnated into the towel. The composition contai…
    10.01.18

  • Fine Fragrance | Functional Ingredients

    Avon’s Extended Release Fragrance Compositions

    US Patent No. 10,052,277 B2; Avon Products, Inc., Rye, NY, has patented a long-wearing composition for providing extended release of fragrance. The composition contains hydrophilically-modified cross-linked silicone elastomer; acrylic rheology modifi…
    10.01.18

  • Actives | Functional Ingredients | Oral Care | Polymers

    Peroxide-Stable Oral Care Composition

    US Patent No. 10,052,270 B2; Colgate-Palmolive Company, New York, NY, has patented an oral care composition that contains a peroxide whitening agent comprising a whitening complex of crosslinked polyvinylpyrrolidone complexed with hydrogen peroxide;…
    10.01.18

  • Skin Care

    Mary Kay Patents Skin Care Delivery System

    US Patent No. 10,052,269 B2; Mary Kay Inc., Addison, TX, has patented a method of treating erythemic skin. It entails obtaining an apparatus consisting essentially of a water-permeable absorbent material (sponge, cloth or mesh) which has a first oute…
    10.01.18

  • Functional Ingredients | Household Cleaning | Polymers | Surfactants

    Bio-Based Pot & Pan Pre-Soak Detergent

    US Patent No. 10,053,652 B2; Ecolab USA Inc. has patented a detergent composition that contains an alkalinity source, a metal protector, lauryl alcohol ethoxylate, water, threshold agent and a polysaccharide hybrid polymer component. The dimensionall…
    10.01.18

  • Functional Ingredients | Skin Care

    Acoustically-Activated Cosmetic Hydrogels

    US Patent No. 10,058,490 B2; L’Oréal, Paris, has been awarded a patent for the following composition that comprises an aggregate including a core and a shell. The core consists of a hydroxyethylcellulose and the shell has a C4-24 alkyl c…
    10.01.18

  • Functional Ingredients | Skin Care

    Daily Face Cream

    US Patent No. 10,058,503 B2; Noha N. Hakim of Easton, PA has patented a lotion for use as a daily face cream that is comprised of organic aloe vera juice, shea butter, composition emulsified wax, Dead Sea salt, hydrolyzed wheat protein, essential oil…
    10.01.18

  • Color Cosmetics | Pigments

    Removable Tattoo Ink

    US Patent No. 10,028,897 B2; Ultra Ink has patented a  removable tattoo ink, comprising colored micro-particles that contain an internal core, comprising one or more bio-absorbable chromophores that are water-soluble dyes, water-soluble pigments…
    09.03.18

  • Functional Ingredients | Hair Care

    Henkel Awarded Hair Care Patent

    US Patent No 9,968,543 B2; Henkel AG & Co. KGaA has been awarded a US patent for a cosmetic agent that temporarily shapes keratinic fibers. The cosmetic is comprised of at least one copolymer made up of at least the following monomer units: (meth…
    09.03.18

  • Actives | Skin Care

    Kanuka Extract Used To Treat Wrinkles, Fine Lines

    US Patent No. 10,004,680 B2; Mary Kay has patented a method of treating a fine line or wrinkle that entails topically applying a composition comprising an effective amount of an aqueous extract of Kunzea ericoides leaf to stimulate collagen synthesis…
    09.03.18

  • Actives | Skin Care
    Avon Patents Skin  Care with Retinoids

    Avon Patents Skin Care with Retinoids

    US 9,968,538 B2; Avon Products, Inc. has patented a method to reduce fine lines and/or wrinkles in human skin. It is comprised of, in any order, the steps of topically applying to an area of the skin in need thereof, at least once daily, a first skin…
    09.03.18

  • Actives | Skin Care

    Skin Compositions with Extract Of Amorphophallus Konjac

    US Patent No. 10,004,679 B2; Vidya Herbs, Inc., Fullerton, CA, has patented a method of treating skin that entails administering a composition comprising an amorphophallus konjac tuber extract that is substantially free of glucomannan. The extract is…
    09.03.18

  • Actives | Skin Care | Surfactants

    Emulsion Stabilization Via Silicilic Acid Complexation

    US Patent No. 10,028,895 B2; L’Oréal, Paris, has patented a method for preparing an emulsion, that comprises preparing an O/W dispersion comprising at least one cationic surface active adsorbed to the oil-water interface such that oil dr…
    09.03.18

  • Actives | Functional Ingredients | Oral Care

    Dentifrice Contains Nigella Sativa Extract

    US Patent No. 10,004,676 B2; Health and Natural Beauty USA Corp., New Brunswick, NJ, has patented a toothpaste that is comprised of black seed oil, zinc oxide, zinc citrate, an abrasive material and a humectant. The dentifrice reduces the growth of m…
    09.03.18

  • Actives | Skin Care

    ELC Patents Method of Stabilizing Riboflavin

    US Patent No. 10,030,022 B2; ELC Management LLC, Melville, NY, has patented a method for stabilizing riboflavin against degradation upon exposure to UV light by mixing a silicone polyamide substrate with a solution of riboflavin, and evaporating the…
    09.03.18