Patent Pick: Water-resistant Cosmetic


Patent Picks are chosen by the editors from publicly available sources. Today's highlight is a cosmetic composition including hydrophobic particles and a silicone to impart a fresh skin feel and water resistance.

Refreshing, water-resistant cosmetic
WIPO Patent Application WO/2015/159773
Publication date: Oct. 22, 2015
Assignee: Dow Corning Toray Co., Ltd.

This patent application pertains to a cosmetic comprising: a) hydrophobic particles, b) a carboxylic acid-modified silicone, c) a basic compound and d) water, wherein the hydrophobic particles are dispersed in the aqueous phase.

According to the inventors, the cosmetic imparts a refreshing feeling during use. It also enables the formation of a water-resistant cosmetic film on the skin.

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