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Patent Picks—Plant DNA, Aloesin, Pomegranate and More to Balance Skin
By: Rachel L. Grabenhofer
Posted: February 20, 2013
Patent Picks are taken from publicly available sources. This edition features technologies to balance skin condition, including tone, texture, oily and dry zones, and blemishes such as acne, wrinkles, hyperpigmentation and scars.
Computer printed, temperature-controlled facial mask with specified treatment zones
US Patent 8372130
Publication date: Feb. 12, 2013
Assignee: Forever Young International, Inc.
Described by this patent is a temperature-controlled facial mask that includes several large and small area treatment zones in combination with asymmetrical treatment zones, suitable for treatment of specific and localized skin conditions. The various zones are coated with skin treatments such as compounds, lotions, gels and the like, and may include a self-heating and/or cooling substrate to provide temperature control to the face mask.
Also described is an imaging device that connects to a computer system having an image analyzer and face map for determining specific treatment requirements for the particular patient. An output from the computer is provided to a treatment deposition device, which deposits various treatments onto an intermediate membrane layer to generate a custom, temperature controlled facial mask with area-specific treatments for that particular patient.
Compositions with sodium chlorite for treating blemishes
US Patent Application 20130034618
Publication date: Feb. 7, 2013
Inventor: K. Swenholt