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Patent Picks—Colored Bubbles, Straightening, Suspended Air and More in Hair Care
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Posted: April 6, 2011
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Disclosed in this patent is a method for improving the foaming properties of cleansing and/or foaming formulations, compositions, methods for preparing them, and preparation of the topical formulations containing them. Topical in this case refers to application to the skin, the hair, the scalp or mucous membranes. The method disclosed includes using an effective amount of a polyol glycoside or of a mixture of polyol glycosides. The compositions can be used in the cosmetic, dermopharmaceutical and pharmaceutical fields.
Hair care composition comprising a dendritic macromolecule
US Patent 7914773
Publication date: March 29, 2011
Assignee: Conopco, Inc.
This patent describes a cosmetic and personal care composition including a hydrophobically functionalized dendritic macromolecule. In particular, the present invention relates to hair care compositions that leave the hair straight, well aligned and with decreased volume.
Encapsulated active materials
US Patent Application 20110071064
Publication date: March 24, 2011
Inventors: Yabin Lei, Lewis Michael Popplewell, Carol A. Joyce, Xihua Lu and Jeffrey James Mcelwee
This invention relates to products that comprise micro-encapsulated benefit agents for washing and cleansing and/or the care and protection of animate or inanimate surfaces. The invention also relates to polyurethane and polyurea microcapsules. The described invention is well-suited for use in rinse off products. Especially preferred products that use the cationic coated polymer encapsulated fragrance of the present invention include hair and pet shampoos, hair conditioners, laundry detergents, fabric conditioners and the like. The fragrance capsules prepared from the present invention can also be used without additional coating.