Recent in Patents (page 4 of 23)
Jun 1, 2016
A refractive index is this nifty little way to describe how light passes through a medium. It's also the basis for a new Avon invention, which applies optical illusion to impart cosmetic benefits. So, it's magic.
May 25, 2016
The inventors on this patent literally lay it on thick with cross-linked HA that binds high levels of water and forms a film to deliver water and actives to the skin.
May 24, 2016
Korean beauty or "K-beauty" has been all the rage on stage in the cosmetics market; and this stem cell-derived beauty could play a lead role.
May 17, 2016
Ancient Chinese fortune tellers may never have guessed the secrets of balancing the skin could be driven by modern statistical models. Read more from this Estée Lauder patent to become "enlightened."
May 12, 2016
The "wow" factor in product effects isn't exactly as easy as pie. It's as easy as pudding—at least, that what the inventors on this Shiseido patent application believe.
May 10, 2016
Like an obsolete cell phone network, your biological cells lose communication capabilities with age. This leads to wrinkles, dryness and more. But according to this patent application from Lubrizol, one bacteria provides hope to unscramble the signals.
May 9, 2016
Water and sweat are typical antagonists in the life of a sunscreen formula. Inventors from Shiseido have found a way for them to play key supporting roles, in this patent application. The plot thickens.
May 5, 2016
Liposomes have been around for a while. Designed to deliver a payload into layers of the skin, they were the front runners of their time. However, research from the University of Southern Denmark suggests they are better permeability enhancers.
Apr 18, 2016
This Estée Lauder Companies patent describes a system to deliver skin care agents into the skin via a patch or mask that generates microcurrent.
Apr 14, 2016
Satureja montana is more than an attractive border plant for culinary herb gardens—L'Oréal has found it can give greasy skin the slip, as this patent application shows.
Apr 13, 2016
Most consumers want to "get fresh" with their choice of oral care products but price is a big factor in just how far they'll go. Enter Givaudan, with a new invention that maximizes mint perception while keeping costs down.
Apr 10, 2016
Naked, sexy women on TV are not the only ones enjoying steamy, hot showers. P&G inventors know we all enjoy this luxury, and developed a water-activated fragrance and surfactant system to enhance our experience, as this patent explains.