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Patent Picks—Chip-resistance, Nanosized Pigments, Adhesion and More in Color Cosmetics
By: Rachel Grabenhofer
Posted: June 5, 2013
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This patent relates generally to cosmetic compositions but more particularly, to compositions that are applied to the lips and offer enhanced ease of application and wear resistance; e.g., non-feathering and non-bleeding. In addition, the present invention provides cosmetic compositions that have features of traditional gloss products, namely high shine, even coverage and light feel. Accordingly, provided is a lip gloss composition that is semi-solid, glossy, long-lasting and wear resistant. The composition comprises a gel base, and optionally, one or more waxes, one or more colorants, and one or more emollients.
Regulations, Stability, Color Aesthetics, and Economics.
Coloring the Cosmetic World: Using Pigments in Decorative Cosmetic Formulations covers the four dimensions to selecting colors for cosmetics. Take note of the chapter on color stability which describes the various colorants you will use in your product and includes a chart listing compatibility of colorants with a number of solvents. Photos rendered in full masstone color!Includes Chromium Oxide Green and Chromium Hydroxide Green!
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