Recent in Patents (page 5 of 22)
Mar 22, 2016
In anti-dandruff hair care, sensory cues often are second to deposition/performance. Apparently, however, P&G inventors have a soft spot for both, as this patent for improving the feel of anti-dandruff conditioners demonstrates.
Mar 21, 2016
The Easter Bunny is hiding more than eggs. His coumestrol-rich diet of alfalfa sprouts, red clover, soybeans, peas, mung bean and more holds the key to skin elasticity and wrinkle prevention, according to this AmorePacific patent.
Mar 18, 2016
In this patent application, inventors at Henkel have whipped up a novel composition to temporarily shape and hold hair styles.
Mar 17, 2016
Oral care colorants have a new mission: as antibacterial agents. As this patent application from Colgate-Palmolive explains, colorants typically used in oral care have been found to possess strong antibacterial activity when activated with visible light.
Mar 16, 2016
If you follow our Patent Picks column, you might be thinking "What the gel?" At least that's what I though when yet another gel-based patent application, this time UV protection from L'Oréal, came up in my search.
Mar 15, 2016
Following our industry's history, if it isn't already, "aluminum-free" will be the next hot marketing claim for antiperspirants--and this patent application from Henkel might just lead the way, with a natural alternative to aluminum salts.
Mar 14, 2016
For those of us who've ever peeled and picked off waterproof mascara, this gel-based invention from L'Oréal brings hope by "lashing out" against such waxy, shellacked residues.
Mar 13, 2016
The inventors on this patent application aim to bring hair down a notch with a composition to relax curls and reduce volume.
Mar 10, 2016
Gel-gel? Is there an echo in here? Perhaps, and this patent application for a gel-based antiperspirant composition from L'Oréal is certainly "phased" by it.
Mar 8, 2016
Ever dyed your hair red? Even if you haven't, it's well-known that red fades the fastest. Of course, they all do eventually. Thankfully Henkel is putting the minds of the experimental hair color community at ease with an approach to reduce color fading.
Mar 6, 2016
Bubbling up a new approach to hair styling, L'Oréal has developed a carbonated way to resolve the issue of tacky, sticky residues in hair styling products.
Mar 6, 2016
Iontophoresis is not a new concept but industry giant L’Oréal is giving it a second look. The company has designed a device that manages the depths to which actives are "zapped" into skin.