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Recent in Patents (page 2 of 29)

Patent Pick: Cellulose Particles Balance the Cleansing Equation

Being overly productive is not always a good thing; at least not when it's oil in skin. And while removing it is easy, selectively doing so to leave skin hydrated isn't. That's where J&J inventors focused recent efforts, as this patent application explains.

Patent Pick: Microbiome Makeover

"Love your bugs" is the bottom line to this patent application, rather than attacking the skin's microbiome with antibacterial agents. By doing so, this inventor aims to decrease mortality among the aging population.

Patent Pick: Achieving an Elegant Occlusion Conclusion

Sealing moisture into skin is one way to keep it hydrated, but this leaves little room to breathe—and plenty of room for improvement. In a new patent application from Glaxosmithkline, cosmetic elegance meets moisture lock-down.

Patent Pick: Biophotonic Skin Therapy, Illuminated

Photon-based therapies have crossed from the dark side in this new patent application highlighting thermosetting block polymers for skin rejuvenation and more.

Patent Pick: Soft Brilliance in Layers

Hiding wrinkles is one thing; doing it so it appears natural is something entirely different. This patent application out of Korea, however, might strike the perfect balance.

Patent Pick: A Facial Device to Melt Your Heart—and Sebum

In this patent application, tech company Philips is putting the heat on sebum, literally, via a facial cleansing device with new capabilities.

Patent Pick: Shiseido Sets Sights on Sun

Whitening may be a preference for skin care actives, especially in the East, but when it comes to sun protection, it's all about transparency. That's where this Shiseido invention is 'clearly' focused.

Patent Pick: Straighten Up, Smooth It Out

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.

Patent Pick: Clover Polyphenol Antioxidant Trio

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.

Patent Pick: Harvard Innovates with Films and Flakes

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.

Patent Pick: What L'Oréal is Hiding

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.

Patent Pick: Liposomes to Deliver Next-gen Cell Regeneration

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.

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