Recent in Patents (page 6 of 23)
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.
Mar 3, 2016
Fragrances with extended effects have long been sought. This water-proof/sweat-proof scented cosmetic invention by Coty may prove to be something that "sticks."
Mar 2, 2016
While white, zinc oxide-nosed lifeguards in the movies made some young hearts skip a beat, today's consumers don't go for that look. L’Oréal's new aerogel particle composition may solve this pasty dilemma.
Feb 23, 2016
Spinning brushes for exfoliation rolled over from dermatology into the mainstream cosmetics market. Could cryogenic microprobing be the next invention to "insert" itself? While certainly more invasive than cosmetics, this chilling procedure is worth a second look.
Feb 22, 2016
Whether you lay them on thick or thin, the adhesive films described in this patent are designed to deliver active ingredients to the desired skin site, for a unique dosage form with moisture-triggered release.
Feb 19, 2016
Temporary paralysis is the goal of Botulinum toxin and its alternatives, to stave off age-related wrinkles. However, the inventors on this patent take a more "muted" approach: by inhibiting the release of neurotransmitters signaling muscle contraction.