Recent in Patents (page 1 of 23)
Mar 22, 2017
Hair care is getting bossy. In this patent application, Unilever explores a sericin-based treatment that straightens and smooths hair, reducing volume to make it behave.
Mar 16, 2017
As luck would have it, Boots inventors found that red clover polyphenols, along with those from a wide selection of other plants, impart antioxidant benefits to protect skin—especially in combination. A recent patent application explains.
Mar 10, 2017
Structural coloration based on asymmetric absorption. Translation: surprising optical effects. Harvard inventors are sparkling with vivid excitement; dig deeper into the layers of this new patent application.
Mar 10, 2017
L'Oréal has a lot to hide—a lot of skin imperfections, that is. In a recent patent application, the company describes a cosmetic that camouflages wrinkles without compromising a natural look and feel.
Mar 7, 2017
Perhaps the best way to repair damaged and aged skin is to replace it. Sound impossible? Researchers on a new patent application out of Seoul may have the inside—literally.
Mar 2, 2017
Sunscreens are always in the hot seat; whether it's proving they give the claimed SPF, or balancing feel with stability and performance. In this patent, P&G inventors have come up with a "swell" idea: superabsorbent polymers for sunscreens and other skin care applications.
Feb 28, 2017
Cosmetic powders are pressing contradiction: one benefit can be optimized but at the expense of another. That's where LVMH inventors come in, with a new formula to survive its own impact on the marketplace.
Feb 15, 2017
Chanel is on to you, 007, and your silencing effects on miRNA. And in a new patent, the company describes a method to locate agents like you, for your anti-aging skin care benefits. This message will self-destruct in 3, 2, 1. . .
Jan 25, 2017
Icky or elegant? Beauty consumers are mindful of the sensory experiences you create for them. That's why L'Oréal inventors imparted tact into a new, non-tacky cosmetic emulsion.
Jan 10, 2017
Emulsions are troublemakers. Surfactants can be used to keep their oil and water attitudes in check but they irritate some people. Pickering emulsions work, too, but are less effective and sticky wickets. Enter Shiseido's patented answer: corona-core microgels, which stabilize the situation and go with skin's flow.
Dec 28, 2016
There's a battle ensuing between microbes and anti-microbes that transcends the physical skin barrier to a larger, regulatory one. Regardless, Unilever inventors are charging ahead utilizing electrons to enhance the power of oligodynamic metals.
Dec 25, 2016
The plants we grow for food are facing new climatic challenges. Therefore, researchers of the Max-Planck Society sought to improve their chances of survival against UV; and in the meantime, they improved ours.