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Patent Picks by Bud Brewster
By: Bud Brewster
Posted: August 7, 2007
Patents and intellectual property are vital to building and growing businesses but during the creative formulating process it is nearly impossible to research every patent that is issued; however, Cosmetics & Toiletries magazine introduces a new Web feature to assist in your search.
Biweekly, beginning this week , Cosmetics & Toiletries.com will feature collections of recently issued patents for your consideration. Chosen by our technical editor, Bud Brewster, for their relevance to personal care, these "Patent Picks" are taken from publicly available sources, collected and presented here for your convenience.
June 7, 2007
Cosmetic composition having a unique cushiony texture
A method of making up a keratinous substrate comprising contacting the keratinous substrate with a cosmetic composition containing: a) at least one polyorganosiloxane-containing polymer having at least one moiety containing from 1 to about 1000 organosiloxane units and at least two groups capable of establishing hydrogen interactions; b) an oil phase containing at least one oil component; and c) at least one cured silicone powder coated with microfine particles.
June 5, 2007
N.V. Perricone LLC
Topical use of microfine calcined alumina
Dispersions containing from about 0.5% to about 30% by weight dispersed microfine calcined alumina, stainless steel, or gold particles typically having particle size of less than about 5 mu, more narrowly 1 mu or less, suspended in a cosmetically acceptable carrier are useful as sunscreens for skin and hair while simultaneously providing treatments that render skin and hair smoother, more uniform, lustrous, visually appealing and healthier-looking.