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20090194127ADJUSTABLE APPLICATOR - The present invention generally is an adjustable applicator employed for application of a cosmetic or a care product such as for application of mascara, coloring strands of hair, for dental flossing or for applying pharmaceuticals or cleaning agents. The invention discloses an adjustable applicator comprising an applicator element having a non-centrally aligned bore, a filament wherein the filament is housed inside the bore of the applicator element and a clasping means wherein the applicator element angularly deforms when a force is applied on the clasping means. Also disclosed is a device for packaging and dispensing a substance comprising said adjustable applicator.08-06-2009
20100071715Shape Memory Polymer Mascara Brush - A mascara brush head includes bristles made from shape memory polymer (SMP) filaments or fibers. The shape memory polymer filaments are selected to exhibit a first shape during assembly of the brush, and a second shape after exposure to an external stimulus in the form of heat or other energy. The brush head is initially assembled, i.e., lengths of SMP filaments are placed between wire segments and the wire segments are then twisted about each other to form a twisted wire core. The core grips the filament lengths medially of their outer ends, usually substantially at their midpoints, so as to clamp them. The first shape can be straight to facilitate assembly of the fibers in the wire core. The second shape, after assembly in the core and after being subjected to the external stimulus, can be any bristle shape suitable for enhancing the function of the brush, e.g., kinked, wavy or coiled. The brush head may be comprised solely of SMP filaments, or may be a blend of SMP filaments and any other suitable filament (e.g., nylon, natural plant or animal fibers, etc.).03-25-2010
20130206160UNIT FOR APPLICATION OF A COSMETIC PRODUCT - The invention relates to an application unit for a cosmetic product for an applicator comprising a region for receiving the application unit, the said application unit comprising: 08-15-2013
20120174941APPLICATOR FOR APPLYING A COMPOSITION TO THE EYELASHES OR THE EYEBROWS - An applicator for applying a cosmetic composition to the eyelashes or the eyebrows, the applicator having an applicator member having a core; and applicator elements that extend from the core, having ends that define an envelope surface, the applicator elements including first and second applicator elements; the first applicator elements having free ends that are wide relative to the free ends of the second applicator elements having a maximum length that is greater than the maximum length of the first applicator elements; the envelope surface having a non-circular cross-section over at least a fraction of the length of the applicator member, or presenting at least two disjoint portions that are defined by the first applicator, elements.07-12-2012
20130032166MULTI MASCARA BRUSH - A mascara brush is provided, which includes a body part made of a first material; and a brush molding part made of second and third materials and having body part-coupling members each coupled to the outer periphery of the body part and a plurality of bristles arranged vertically and horizontally along the outer peripheries of the body part-coupling members.02-07-2013
20080302379MASCARA APPLICATOR - A mascara applicator with bristles is provided. The applicator comprises a container containing a mascara lotion and a capping body protruded out a center rod and an applicator rod locked onto the center section of the capping body, characterized in that the bristles and the applicator rod are made from soft rubber or plastic material by injection molding, and the applicator rod is extended to form an insertion section having a polygonal faces and the insertion section is mounted to corresponding hole on the center rod on the capping body, and the external side of the center rod is directly engaged, forming into the mascara applicator.12-11-2008
20090159094APPLICATOR FOR THE APPLICATION OF COSMETIC PRODUCTS, IN PARTICULAR MASCARA AND HAIR DYE PRODUCTS - In an applicator for the application of cosmetic products such as mascara, comprising an oblong base body with a wand extension and a plurality of disc-like fitting elements which are arranged substantially perpendicular to the longitudinal axis of the base body at a distance from one another, it is provided that the fitting comprises at least two segments, in particular halves, whose fitting elements are arranged at a different distance X1 or X2, respectively, from one another when seen in the longitudinal direction.06-25-2009
20100065080Retractable mascara brush - A retractable mascara applicator that can be operated with one hand. The applicator has a pen-like housing containing a mascara reservoir. An applicator rod is reciprocable in the housing and extends into the reservoir from a rearward end. A brush on a forward end of the rod is positioned in the reservoir when the rod is in a retracted position and projects beyond the housing when the rod is extended. A finger operated slide outside of the housing is connected directly with the applicator rod to retract it and extend it. In a preferred embodiment at least a portion of the housing is pliable and can be pressed inwardly to squeeze the reservoir and press the mascara paste against the brush.03-18-2010
20090044824Mascara applicator and dispenser - A mascara dispensing system is disclosed. The system includes a motorized applicator unit with an applicator brush attached to a revolving running staff surrounded by a stabilizing sleeve. The motorized applicator unit is configured to automatically revolve the applicator brush in a selectable direction and/or at a selectable rotational speed via a control pad or switch. The system also includes a container unit that holds a mascara formulation or a replaceable mascara cartridge. The container unit detachably couples to the motorized applicator unit through one or more securing features that provide a user feedback when opening and closing and that provide a substantially air-tight seal between the motorized applicator unit and the container unit. In accordance with further embodiments of the invention, the container unit includes a contoured insert feature that minimizes the amount of air or space between the container unit and the motorized applicator unit when they are coupled together.02-19-2009
20090320872APPLICATION INSTRUMENT OF SIMPLIFIED CONSTRUCTION, AND ASSOCIATED MANUFACTURING METHOD - An instrument (12-31-2009
20090056737Head For A Cosmetic Applicator - An applicator for applying a cosmetic to keratinous material is provided. The applicator is a single-piece molded unit formed of a single material and includes a slim, tapered head portion, having an arcuate configuration. The head portion comprises a support and at least two rows of projecting tines integrally molded therewith. The tines extend transversely away from one side of the support relative to the longitudinal axis of the head, the opposite side of the support being smooth and free from tines. The arcuate and tapered shape of the support facilitates the application of cosmetic product to the eyelash fringe including the shortest eyelashes located in the corners of the eye.03-05-2009
20090241980MASCARA SYSTEM WITH THICKENING BENEFITS - A mascara system comprising, in combination: (a) a mascara applicator comprising a substantially longitudinal stem having a major axis A and a plurality of protrusions extending therefrom, wherein at least two adjacent protrusions are spaced from one another at a distance R at the base of the stem; (b) a mascara composition comprising primary particles that are at least about 5 microns in equivalent diameter; and (c) a dermatologically acceptable carrier. The mascara applicator is a molded applicator, the distance R is from about 0.75 mm to about 3.0 mm, and at least one of the primary particles is a wax primary particle composed primarily of one or more waxes.10-01-2009
20100089415INSTRUMENT FOR APPLYING A COMPOSITION TO HAIR OR THE NAILS AND A RELATED METHOD OF MANUFACTURE - An instrument for applying a composition to hair or nails includes a core made as a single piece that extends longitudinally along a mean longitudinal axis, and includes a plurality of applicator projections for applying said composition to hair or nails, said applicator projections being carried by the core and being spread out helically along said core, said helical spreading of the projections being obtained by twisting the core, said projections being disposed on the core, prior to twisting said core, along at least three distinct radial directions about said mean longitudinal axis, said instrument further including twister means to which said core is attached such that the twisted nature of the core is imparted by said twister means. The invention also relates to applicator instruments.04-15-2010
20130206161Heat-Generating Applicator Head - A heated cosmetic applicator that has a plurality of small, individual heating elements placed within and/or on at least some of the lash grooming elements. A heat-generating applicator head for a heated cosmetic applicator that has a plurality of small, individual heating elements placed within and/or on at least some of the lash grooming elements.08-15-2013
20100037911MASCARA - The present invention relates to mascara. The mascara is configured to include: disk plates 02-18-2010
20100083979MASCARA BRUSH - A mascara brush is disclosed. The mascara brush of the present invention includes a bristle part (04-08-2010
20080210254Electric Mascara - Provided is an electric mascara capable of not only preventing eyelash from being pulled out when it is made up by improving a brush but also enabling to comb up eyelash in order without deformation. An electric mascara includes a rubber brush where tooth are formed by consecutive thread and groove, and being installed to the end portion of a wand; a decelerator-attached motor; and a power switch to provide power with the motor.09-04-2008
20100300476Cosmetic Container - A cosmetic container for retaining and dispensing a cosmetic material is provided. The container includes a body including a first portion and a second portion that are pivotally coupled together, an applicator coupled to the second portion and a mirrored element pivotally coupled to the first portion. The mirrored element is moveable between a retracted position and an extended position. The mirrored element has a reflective surface that is positionable behind the applicator when the mirrored element is in the extended position and may define an outer periphery of the body when the mirrored element is in the retracted position.12-02-2010
20110297175COSMETIC APPLICATOR - The present invention generally relates to a cosmetic applicator and in particular, relate to a cosmetic applicator comprising of at least two molded applicator parts that are interlinked such that a non-zero angle is formed at an interface of the at least two molded applicator parts with respect to a centerline of the applicator. The cosmetic applicator of present invention imitates the twirl of the wrist during application and thereby provides a better application. The cosmetic applicator of the present invention may be used for cosmetic and care applications such as mascara application, hair coloring, lip application, etc.12-08-2011
20110297174Cosmetic Applicator - An applicator for applying a cosmetic composition comprising an applicator element. The applicator element may be elongated along a longitudinal axis. The applicator has a first portion and a second portion separateable from the first portion and capable of moving independently from the first portion along the longitudinal axis. The first and/or second portions of the applicator element include means for holding a charge of cosmetic composition and transferring it to an integument on contact therewith.12-08-2011
20110297173APPLICATOR WITH EXTENDABLE IMPLEMENT - An applicator system for applying a product to a surface includes an extendable implement comprising an applicator that is selectively extendable. By virtue of having an applicator that is selectively extendable, the extendable implement is capable of applying various products utilizing individual portions of the extendable implement to apply the product to hard-to-reach areas and to achieve multiple desired effects.12-08-2011
20100139686Retractable Cosmetic Dispenser with Distal and Lateral Wiping - A cosmetic dispenser with a bottle and an applicator wand retained for slidable extension and retraction relative to the bottle. The applicator wand can be slid from a retracted position wherein a cosmetic applicator is retained within the bottle and an extended position wherein the cosmetic applicator projects through an aperture at a distal end of the bottle. A lateral dividing structure, which can be formed by an adapter insert and a rear seal, slidably receives the applicator wand and divides the inner volume of the bottle into a distal inner volume and a proximal inner volume. A laterally disposed distal wiping wiper with a plurality of radial slits can wipe a distal end of the cosmetic applicator, and a side wiping wiper with an inner throat can wipe a peripheral portion of the cosmetic applicator. A cap with a plug can matingly engage the side wiping wiper.06-10-2010
20100101597ELECTRICAL MASCARA APPLICATOR - A novel mascara applicator is therefore provided herein. The applicator contains a hollow body member and a plastic stick is extended out from an open side of the body member. The stick has bristles arranged radially from the extended end of the stick. Inside the body member, there is a seat for the installation of an electrical motor with an eccentric weight at an end of the motor's axle, and a switch that is exposed out of the body member for turning on/off the applicator by electrically connecting the motor to a battery also housed inside the body member.04-29-2010
20090194128INSTRUMENT FOR APPLYING A PRODUCT TO SUPERFICIAL EPIDERMAL DERIVATIVES AND ITS METHOD OF MANUFACTURE - An instrument (08-06-2009
20110168204APPLICATOR FOR COMBING THE EYELASHES OR THE EYEBROWS, OR FOR APPLYING A COMPOSITION THERETO - An applicator for combing keratinous fibers, in particular eyelashes and/or eyebrows, and/or for applying a composition on the keratinous fibers, in particular the eyelashes and/or the eyebrows, the applicator including a molded applicator member that includes a core having a longitudinal axis; and teeth extending outwards from the core, at least one tooth extending towards the front and at least one tooth extending towards the rear of the applicator; the core presenting a greatest transverse dimension measured perpendicularly to its longitudinal axis, that is less than or equal to the greatest length of the teeth.07-14-2011
20090007929Vibrating Mascara Applicator - The present invention is mascara applicator with vibrating applicator head. The head is caused to vibrate in a controlled manner through electro-mechanical urging. The frequency, amplitude and geometry of the vibrating head are sufficient to significantly alter the rheological properties of thixotropic and anti-thixotropic mascara compositions, including an effect that persists after the vibration has stopped. The present invention allows the mascara to be manipulated for improved results, greater flexibility in formulation, benefits in manufacture, as well as other benefits.01-08-2009
20090120452Mascara Brush - Provided is a disk-type mascara brush, used to makeup eyelash with mascara solution applied thereto, having a brush portion which is formed whole at the end of the wand and in a such a shape that disks are piled consecutively in zigzag In a disk-type mascara brush where the brush portion is formed in such a shape that disks are piled at the end of the wand 05-14-2009
20090007928Vibrating Mascara Applicator, System And Kit - A mascara applicator with vibrating applicator head. The head is caused to vibrate in a controlled manner through electromechanical urging. The frequency, amplitude and geometry of the vibrating head are sufficient to significantly alter the rheological properties of thixotropic and anti-thixotropic mascara compositions, including an effect that persists after the vibration has stopped. The device allows the mascara to be manipulated for improved results, greater flexibility in formulation, benefits in manufacture, as well as other benefits.01-08-2009
20080245385Single fiber brush having multiple characteristics and method of manufacture - A brush for applying mascara or the like, having an array with two visibly distinct portions, each portion made of the same type of fiber wherein one portion has been subjected to a treatment process and another has not; each portion for respectively performing a different function.10-09-2008
20080283078COSMETIC BRUSH WITH MANY BRISTLES FOR APPLYING A COSMETIC PRODUCT - The cosmetic brush, which is in particular a mascara brush, comprises a bristle portion with a base body and a plurality of bristles that stick out from the base body and serve for the application of a cosmetic product. The bristles have a high bristle density of at least 6 bristles per square millimeter and consist of a plastic material that has a Shore hardness D of more than 40.11-20-2008
20080216858FLUID RESERVOIR WIPER ASSEMBLY - A fluid reservoir wiper assembly has a fluid reservoir for storing a fluid. There is an inserter for insertion into the fluid reservoir. A wiper for wiping fluid from the inserter has a first wiping position and a second wiping position within the fluid reservoir. The first wiping position is closer to the inserter than the second wiping position. A block is configured to be disposed between the wiper and the inserter. The block is configured to selectively allow the wiper to move between the first wiping position and the second wiping position.09-11-2008
20080271746Applicator for applying a composition to the eyelashes or the eyebrows - An applicator for applying a composition to eyelashes or eyebrows, includes a support structure that is elongate along a longitudinal axis. The support structure may include i) at least one branch member that is within the support structure at least in part, the support structure being an open-work structure; and/or ii) at least one branch member having a free end. The branch member may extend, at least in part, obliquely relative to the longitudinal axis of the support structure and may include teeth.11-06-2008
20100000566COSMETIC APPLICATOR - An apparatus for applying a cosmetic, such as mascara to eyelashes, includes a handle, a boss coupled to the handle, and a stem defining a longitudinal stem axis and having a first end coupled to the handle and a second end, wherein the stem first end comprises a stem extension defining a socket sized to rotatably engage the boss. The apparatus further comprises an applicator head coupled to the stem. An actuator is operatively coupled to the applicator head for moving the applicator head in a vibrational motion. The actuator comprises an electric motor having a rotating motor shaft and an eccentric weight coupled to the motor shaft. Rotation of the eccentric weight generates a vibratory force.01-07-2010
20090199862BRUSH FOR APPLYING PRODUCT TO KERATINOUS FIBERS - A device for applying a product to keratinous fibers may comprise a stem having two opposite ends and a brush portion connected to one end portion of the stem. The one end portion of the stem may have a longitudinal axis and the brush portion may have a free end that is not aligned with the longitudinal axis of the one end portion of the stem. The brush portion may comprise a core and at least part of the core may be curved such that a line tangent to the core at any axial position along the core is not perpendicular to the longitudinal axis of the one end portion of the stem. The brush portion may further comprise bristles connected to the core. The bristles may comprise ends defining an envelope surface having a varying cross-section along at least a part of its length. The envelope surface may be asymmetrical about a midplane of the envelope surface, the midplane being oriented perpendicular to the core.08-13-2009
20080283077Applicator for applying a composition to the eyelashes - The present invention relates to an applicator for applying a composition to keratinous fibers, the applicator comprising: a stem; a core that extends along a longitudinal axis; applicator elements carried by the core, the distal end of the applicator being defined by the core or by at least one applicator element; the applicator elements defining an envelope surface; wherein the cross-section of the applicator defined by the envelope surface increases, and then decreases, on going towards the distal end of the core along at least two axes that are perpendicular to each other, and defines a peak ridge of maximum radius r11-20-2008
20080314403Mascara Brush - Provided is a disk-type mascara brush, used to makeup eyelash with mascara solution applied thereto, whose brush portion is formed whole at the end of a wand and in such a shape that pluralities of triangle-like elliptic disks are piled consecutively with an alternated arrangement with the angle of 120 degree. In a disk-type mascara brush where a brush portion 12-25-2008
20090133708Stabilized cosmetic device - A STABILIZED COSMETIC DEVICE is described which employs a stem connecting a functional end, which may be a mascara brush, to a first handle. A second stem is connected to the first stem between the handle and the functional end at a hinge. The second stem is connected to a second handle. The second stem and second handle are allowed to fold substantially parallel to the first handle and stem to allow them to be inserted into a container. The first handle is designed to connect to the container and seal it. When opened, the user manipulates the first an second handles to allow the user to hold and position the cosmetic device with increased accuracy and stability as compared with prior art devices.05-28-2009
20100147322Device for packaging and applying a substance - The present invention provides a device for packaging and applying a substance, the device comprising: a receptacle for containing the substance, the receptacle comprising: a first part and a second part, the second part being turnable by the user relative to the first part; and an applicator; the second part defining at least one surface in contact with the substance inside the receptacle, the applicator and said surface being arranged in such a manner that turning said surface exerts pressure on the substance, causing the substance to move towards the applicator, the first part defining a backing surface, and said surface being capable of coming at least in part to face said backing surface at the end of turning the second part.06-17-2010
20100175707Powered mascara applicator background of the invention - What is disclosed is an electric motor powered mascara applicator brush. The mascara applicator brush comprises a cylindrical container and provides for two components of rotation of the brush and more even distribution of the mascara around the eyelashes.07-15-2010
20120103361APPLICATOR WITH APPLICATION FROM THE FRONT - The invention relates to a mascara applicator with a finger carrier which is permanently fixed relative to a handle and comprises a main finger covering consisting of at least one row of fingers, which are disposed in an aligned manner along an imaginary main covering axis or one behind the other with an offset along the main covering axis and are molded onto the finger carrier, and with a handle which itself comprises a longitudinal axis, wherein the at least one main covering axis and the longitudinal axis of the handle extend at least substantially orthogonally relative to one another.05-03-2012
20110232671Heated Mascara Applicator And Suitable Compositions - A handheld mascara applicator comprising an applicator head, a source of electric current, and a heat generating portion that is effective to heat a quantity of mascara located on the applicator head, from an ambient temperature to a product application temperature, in 25 seconds or less, or that is effective to raise the temperature of the outer surface of the applicator head from an ambient temperature to about 55° C. or more, in 25 seconds or less. Systems for applying various types of mascara compositions are also disclosed.09-29-2011
20100186766COSMETIC APPLICATOR - A cosmetic applicator having bristles which are prevented from becoming rough and spreading. The cosmetic applicator has a shaft section and bristles. The shaft section has at least one recess formed in the outer circumferential surface of a head of a cylindrical shaft body along the longitudinal direction of the shaft section. The bristles are arranged in at least one row along the longitudinal direction and project from interior of the recess beyond the outer circumferential surface of the head of the shaft body.07-29-2010
20100175708MASCARA BRUSH - The present invention provides a mascara brush, which is manufactured through a double injection molding process, thus reducing production costs and enhancing workability and productivity. The mascara brush of the present invention includes a bristle part (07-15-2010
20100212682ADJUSTABLE APPLICATOR ASSEMBLY - The present invention relates to an adjustable applicator assembly and in particular, relates to an adjustable applicator capable of being adjusted to retain variable quantities of a product. The invention also discloses container comprising said applicator assembly for storing and application of consumer products such as cosmetic, hair care or dental products. The adjustable applicator assembly of the present invention is configured to comprise at least two applicator heads, wherein the applicator heads are arranged to be movable relative to each other thereby resulting in change in density of the bristles of the applicator assembly.08-26-2010
20100224208Mascara Applicators - A mascara applicator includes a hollow grip portion connected to which is one end of a shaft, the other end of which carries a mascara brush. The shaft and mascara brush are hollow and the mascara brush is flexible. An elongate flexible connector extends within the shaft and the mascara brush. A first end of the connector is fixed with respect to the distal end of the mascara brush and the second end of the connector is fixed with respect to actuating means within the grip portion. The actuating means are selectively operable to move the second end of the connector in the direction away from the mascara brush, thereby applying a force to the distal end of the mascara brush and causing it to adopt a curved configuration.09-09-2010
20120138080Shape Memory Polymer Mascara Brush - A cosmetic brush includes bristles made from shape memory polymer (SMP) filaments or fibers. The shape memory polymer filaments are selected to exhibit a first shape during assembly of the brush, and a second shape after exposure to an external stimulus in the form of heat or other energy. The SMP filaments are initially assembled to the base of the brush. The first shape can be straight to facilitate assembly of the fibers to the base. The second shape, after assembly and after being subjected to the external stimulus, can be any bristle shape suitable for enhancing the function of the brush, e.g., kinked, wavy or coiled. The brush may be comprised solely of SMP filaments, or may be a blend of SMP filaments and any other suitable filament (e.g., nylon, natural plant or animal fibers, etc.).06-07-2012
20080276955Vibrating Mascara Applicator - The present invention is an improved vibrating mascara applicator. The head is caused to vibrate in a controlled manner through electromechanical urging. The source of the vibration is substantially close to the applicator head. The improved vibrating applicator improves applicator performance, mascara performance, consumer experience and energy efficiency.11-13-2008
20100242984SOLID COSMETIC COMPOSITION FOR APPLICATION TO KERATIN FIBRES - The present invention relates to a cosmetic composition for caring for and/or making up keratin fibres, in stick form, which can be applied dry, (i), in the form of an emulsion comprising a fatty phase dispersed in an aqueous phase, the said fatty phase comprising carnauba wax and/or synthetic beeswax, in a content of at least 2% by weight relative to the total weight of the said composition, and (ii) having a shear hardness of between 375 g/m and 5000 g/m, the said shear hardness being measured at 20° C. on a cylindrical stick using a rigid tungsten wire 250 μm in diameter, by advancing the wire relative to the stick at a rate of 100 mm/minute. The invention also relates to the process for coating keratin fibres comprising at least one step of applying a composition in accordance with the invention.09-30-2010
20120192892APPLICATOR DEVICE, IN PARTICULAR FOR A MASCARA APPLICATOR, COSMETICS APPLICATOR, IN PARTICULAR MASCARA APPLICATOR COMPRISING AN APPLICATOR DEVICE, AND APPLICATION UNIT COMPRISING THE APPLICATOR DEVICE - The invention relates to an applicator device, in particular for a mascara applicator, having a core from which application organs extend. The applicator device can be produced using a primary forming process in which, at least in some portions, the application organs are disposed in a longitudinal extent in rows, as viewed along a longitudinal axis of the core, and comprise a central axis. The central axis of the application organs have at least one undulation with at least one change of curvature, and the central axis of an application organ lies completely or substantially completely within one plane or spanning a plane.08-02-2012
20100200013DEFORMABLE MASCARA BRUSH - A mascara brush is provided. The mascara brush includes a brush stick which is provided in a cap; a brush which is provided at the end of the brush stick; and an elevating bar which is connected to the brush stick in the manner of screw. The brush gets straightened to make eyelash voluminous when the elevating bar is elevated down and the brush gets curved to make eyelash curled when the elevating bar is elevated up.08-12-2010
20110114112LASH BRUSH WITH ADJUSTABLE BRISTLE ARRANGEMENT - The present invention relates to a lash brush that allows for adjustment of the arrangement of bristles formed on a bristle sleeve of the lash brush according to practical needs and enhances the operation of lash make-up. A bristle bar assembly includes an inner bar that is retained in an end cap by a rim member defining guide slots and an outer tube fit over and encompassing the inner bar. A front end of a bristle sleeve is coupled to an end of the outer tube and an end of the inner bar is inserted into and fixed to an inner end of the bristle sleeve. In use, through withdrawing and rotating the cap, the inner bar rotates the end of the bristle sleeve, causing twisting of a bristle tip surface formed by tips of bristles and thus realizing adjustment of the arrangement of the bristles.05-19-2011
20090320871Multi-Compartment, Wiper-Applicator Package - A multi-compartment, wiper-applicator package comprising a container holding a first formulation, a wiper, initially sealed at both ends and a barbed tool. Within the sealed wiper is a quantity of secondary ingredients that is to be mixed with the first formulation in the container. The barbed tool is able to pierce the top seal, then dislocate the bottom seal, completely separating the bottom seal from the wiper. Thereafter the barbed tool removes the top seal completely, so that, what remains, is a conventional wiper. The barbed tool can be inserted only to a defined depth in the wiper. This prevents the barbed tool from removing the wiper from the container.12-31-2009
20110067725VARIABLE PITCH MASCARA BRUSH - A brush for applying mascara or the like, comprising an elongated core and a plurality of coating surfaces axially spaced along the elongated core, distributed around the core over a substantial portion of the length of the core extending from the distal end thereof. The coating surfaces are arranged in a plurality of rows forming turns of at least one helix extending lengthwise of the core and spaced laterally around the core periphery. The axial distance between consecutive rows of coating surfaces varies longitudinally along the core.03-24-2011
20090071500APPLICATOR SYSTEM WITH HELICAL APPLICATOR SURFACE AND SOURCE - An applicator system includes a handle and an applicator head coupled to the handle, the applicator head including at least one helical applicator surface, the at least one helical applicator surface disposed about a space. The applicator system also includes a source of product disposed axially within the at least one helical applicator surface.03-19-2009
20090071499APPLICATOR WITH HELICAL APPLICATOR SURFACE - An applicator includes a handle and an applicator head coupled to the handle. The applicator head includes at least one helical applicator surface, the at least one helical applicator surface disposed about a hollow space, and a plurality of projections attached only to a section of the at least one helical applicator surface facing the hollow space. The plurality of projections depend into the hollow space.03-19-2009
20090071498Packaging and Applicator Assembly for Mascara and its Use in Applying Mascara - The invention relates to a package/applicator (03-19-2009
20100294299APPLICATOR FOR APPLYING A COSMETIC, MAKEUP, OR CARE PRODUCT COMPOSITION, AND A METHOD OF MANUFACTURE - The present invention relates to an applicator (11-25-2010
20100300475APPLICATOR FOR COSMETICS - The present invention relates to an applicator for combing the eyelashes and/or the eyebrows, and/or for applying a cosmetic, makeup, or a care product thereto, the applicator comprising a molded applicator member (12-02-2010
20100300474VIBRATORY LASH BRUSH WITH FORWARD/BACKWARD ROTATION CONTROL - Disclosed is a vibratory lash brush with forward/backward rotation control. The lash brush has a handheld body containing therein a transmission motor and through the control of rotation provided by a reduction device coupled to an end of the motor, the lash brush can be put in rotation with a slow speed. An opposite end of the motor is structured to extend a spindle that carries an eccentric weight block, whereby when turned on, the lash brush induces vibration with the high speed rotation so that the brush stem provides a two-in-one novel lash brush structure that exhibits both vibration and rotation, and that is rotatable in a slow speed with a reduction device, together with high speed eccentric vibration induced in the opposite side of the motor, to realize assistance to uniform application by the lash brush, achieving a practical efficacy of eyelash curling and uniform makeup operation.12-02-2010
20090065018Typically Spherical Applicator Tip For Application Of Cosmetic Products - The applicator tip comprises: 03-12-2009
20090065020Device for Applying a Substance to Keratinous Fibers - Devices capable of holding a large amount of cosmetic product, applying a large amount of the cosmetic product to keratinous fibers without leaving clumps of cosmetic product on the keratinous fibers, while also separating individual keratinous fibers, are provided. Such devices include separators and fibers aligned in such manner as to achieve the aforementioned results.03-12-2009
20120199157Compressible Cosmetic Applicator - An applicator head for cosmetic products such as mascara is described. The applicator head has two arched supports, each with and outwardly directed applicator surface. The arched supports surround a clearance and define a relatively large, expanded configuration for loading and application purposes. The arched supports flex inwardly, into the clearance, so that the expanded configuration can collapse to permit the applicator head to be drawn through a relatively smaller wiper opening. The applicator head can be used in stock packaging.08-09-2012
20090217939Methods and Apparatuses For Applying Eyelash Extensions - An applicator for use with an eyelash extension system that has a backbone and a backbone surface. A plurality of eyelash extensions are attached to the backbone. The applicator has a closure having a closure surface facing the backbone surface, and a pair of clips, each clip including a first arm, a second arm, and a pivot attached to the first arm and the second arm. A first holder is attached to each of the first arms to releasably attach the backbone to the first arms. Further there is a second holder attached to each of the second arms to releasably attach the closure to the second arms. The first and second arms are moveable between a first state wherein the first and second arms are spaced relative to each other and a second state wherein the first and second arms abut each other.09-03-2009
20100059080MASCARA BRUSH INCLUDING BRISTLES OF VARIOUS DIAMETERS - An applicator for applying a composition to the eyelashes or the eyebrows, the applicator having a brush with a twisted core and including at least two segments. Each segment includes a plurality of bristles having a common diameter associated with the segment, the bristles being held by the twisted core. The common diameter associated with each of the at least two segments increases for each segment towards a distal end of the twisted core.03-11-2010
20110073127Mascara Brush Component, Mascara Brush and Mascara Application Assembly - The mascara brush component comprises: a body (03-31-2011
20110030716ELECTRICAL MASCARA BRUSH STRUCTURE WITH VARIABLE SPEEDS - An electrical mascara brush structure includes a brush body having a chamber to hold an electrical motion component at one end and a brush rod with a brush at the other end. The electrical motion component includes a first shell and a second shell fully enclosing a power supply, a motor with a rotating shaft, and a circuit board. The circuit board includes a power control element and a variable speed control element. The electrical motion component is connected with a rotary unit disposed at the external of the first shell and the second shell. The rotary unit includes external teeth which matches with receiving teeth disposed at an interior of a handle, which can activate the electrical motion component and adjust the speed of the motor.02-10-2011
20110030718PACKAGING AND APPLICATOR DEVICE, IN PARTICULAR FOR MASCARA - The present invention relates to a packaging and applicator device (02-10-2011
20110030717Multi-Lobe, Grooved Cosmetic Applicator Brush - A cosmetic applicator brush with a core and bristles retained by the core to form a brush head. The brush head has a cross section with first and second lobes separated by first and second feed grooves. Each feed groove has first and second legs that terminate in a base portion, and each lobe has a first and second application surfaces formed in part by legs of adjacent feed grooves and an arcuate peripheral application surface between and contiguous with the first and second application surfaces. The application surfaces of the lobes can be arcuate, and the surfaces can cooperate to define a smooth bulbous surface. The lobes can have widths of approximately 65 percent of the effective diameter between central portions of the peripheral application surfaces, and the feed grooves can be separated by a distance approximately 10.5 percent of the effective diameter of the brush head.02-10-2011
20090114239Eyelash brush - The present invention provides an eyelash brush including a flexible body and a rigid body. The flexible body has a plurality of rows of soft brushes, and the rigid body is installed on a lateral side of the flexible body, and the rigid body has at least one row of hard combs.05-07-2009
20120199158Compressible Cosmetic Applicator - An applicator head for cosmetic products such as mascara is described. The applicator head has three arched supports, each with and outwardly directed applicator surface. The arched supports surround a clearance and define a relatively large, expanded configuration for loading and application purposes. The arched supports flex inwardly, into the clearance, so that the expanded configuration can collapse to permit the applicator head to be drawn through a relatively smaller wiper opening. The applicator head can be used in stock packaging.08-09-2012
20100319721COSMETIC METHOD WHICH PROVIDES AN ELONGATING EFFECT ON THE EYELASHES AND CORRESPONDING KIT BASED ON A FILM-FORMING POLYMER - A method for making up the eyelashes including at least the following stages: a) forming, over all or part of the eyelashes, cohesive sheaths resulting from the application of at least one layer of at least one cosmetic composition (A) including at least 15% by weight, expressed as weight of dry matter, with respect to the total weight of said composition, of at least one film-forming compound, and b) displacing the sheaths towards the upper end of the eyelashes via a translational movement along the eyelashes over a distance which is less than the length of the eyelashes.12-23-2010
20110108050APPLICATOR SYSTEM - The present invention generally relates to an applicator system and in particular, relates to an applicator system capable of moving the applicator head in an irregular motion. The applicator system is provided with a mechanism that gives the applicator an irregular motion during usage thereby resulting in better application. The applicator system of the present invention is configured to move in an irregular motion that has no obvious pattern and may be used for cosmetic and care applications such as mascara application, scrubbing of lips, cleaning of nails, etc.05-12-2011
20110083694DOUBLE PROFILE MASCARA BRUSH - Double profile mascara brush having a stem supporting a plurality of radially disposed bristles, said stem being connected at one end to a handgrip (capsule), the free ends of said bristles defining a lateral surface of the brush, which presents a make-up application portion for applying the mascara to the short eyelashes and to the base of the long eyelashes, followed in the direction of the handgrip by a definition portion of greater diameter, for defining and perfecting the ends of the long eyelashes.04-14-2011
20090293900Brush Assembly with Molded Brush Sleeve - A brush assembly with an applicator rod, a brush sleeve with a tubular core member and a plurality of bristles, a rod hole in the distal end of the applicator rod, and a rivet for being received into the rod hole to retain the brush sleeve. A peripheral retaining wall can retain and protect a proximal end of the brush sleeve. The brush sleeve can have radially projecting, diamond-shaped bristles and can be slidably received over a body portion of the rivet or over a support stem forming a distal portion of the applicator rod. The body portion of the rivet or the support stem can have a non-circular cross section or an arcuate longitudinal profile to induce the brush sleeve to have the non-circular cross section or acruate longitudinal profile. A method for producing brush assemblies can produce brush assemblies with brush sleeves of varied cross sections.12-03-2009
20120145179APPLICATOR FOR APPLYING A SUBSTANCE ONTO KERATINOUS FIBERS - An applicator for applying a substance onto the eyelashes or the eyebrows is disclosed. According to one embodiment, the applicator comprises a rod having an end extending along a longitudinal axis and a brush fixed to the end of the rod. The brush includes a core and bristles extending from a bristle-carrying portion of the core. Substantially all points of the bristle-carrying portion make a non-zero angle relative to the longitudinal axis that is less than about 20°.06-14-2012
20120305022Cosmetic Applicator Head With Dynamically Adjustable Durometer - A cosmetic applicator includes bristles or tines with selectively changeable durometer to allow the relative flexibility or stiffness to be adjusted by the user. The bristles or tines are made directly from or incorporate within their structure piezoelectric ceramic fibers. The relative flexibility or stiffness of the piezoelectric fibers can be adjusted by subjecting the fibers to an electric current, or an electric or magnetic field, to cause the fibers to gain or lose flexibility. Stiffness or softness of the applicator can thus be adjusted to be suitable for different application operations such as depositing cosmetic product or combing and clump removal.12-06-2012
20120006349Mascara brush - The present invention provides a mascara brush which, when an application liquid is applied with the front ends of brush bristle materials, can apply a large amount of the application liquid held in the mascara brush without being rotated and which, when cleaning is performed with the front ends of brush bristle materials, can perform cleaning with a large amount of a cleaning liquid held in the mascara brush without being rotated.01-12-2012
20120012131MASCARA BRUSH WITH CONTROLLABLE BRUSH LENGTH - The present invention relates to a mascara brush for women to care for the eyelashes. In particular, the present invention relates to a mascara brush with controllable brush length of which the brush can be easily lengthened and shortened by simply turning a rolling grip, which can be achieved by a simply structure using simple turn of a screw and related operations, because users select a long brush or a short brush in accordance with their preferences.01-19-2012
20090071501VIBRATING DEVICE FOR APPLYING MAKEUP - The present invention concerns an applicator for applying a makeup composition. The applicator includes an applicator element configured to apply the makeup composition to one of nails, eyelashes, eyebrows, skin and lips, and a vibration source causing the applicator element to vibrate. The applicator is configured to be fastened onto a receptacle containing the composition to be applied, and/or further comprises a reservoir containing the composition to be applied.03-19-2009
20120060860Applicator With Coiled Applicator Surface - An applicator includes a handle and an applicator head coupled to the handle. The applicator head includes at least one coiled applicator surface disposed about a hollow space. The coiled applicator surface has an interior surface that defines the hollow space. The coiled applicator surface also has a first section with a first cross-sectional area and a second section with a second cross-sectional area. The first cross-sectional area is greater than the second cross-sectional area.03-15-2012
20120060859MASCARA SYSTEM WITH THICKENING BENEFITS - A mascara system comprising, in combination: (a) a mascara applicator comprising a substantially longitudinal stem having a major axis A and a plurality of protrusions extending therefrom, wherein at least two adjacent protrusions are spaced from one another at a distance R at the base of the stem; (b) a mascara composition comprising primary particles that are at least about 5 microns in equivalent diameter; and (c) a dermatologically acceptable carrier. The mascara applicator is a molded applicator, the distance R is from about 0.75 mm to about 3.0 mm, and at least one of the primary particles is a wax primary particle composed primarily of one or more waxes.03-15-2012
20120211019APPLICATOR WITH TUBULAR, OVERMOLDED CORE ELEMENT - The invention relates to a cosmetics applicator having a handle section, an applicator element and a shaft section connecting the applicator element and the handle section, wherein the applicator element includes a core element of a first material and a bristle element which at least partially envelops the core element and includes a second material preferably different from the first material with regard to its hardness and/or flexibility.08-23-2012
20110094534Compressible Cosmetic Applicator - An applicator head for cosmetic products such as mascara is described. The applicator head has at least two arched supports, each with and outwardly directed applicator surface. The arched supports surround a clearance and define a relatively large, expanded configuration for loading and application purposes. The arched supports flex inwardly, into the clearance, so that the expanded configuration can collapse to permit the applicator head to be drawn through a relatively smaller wiper opening. The applicator head can be used in stock packaging.04-28-2011
20110180095Electric eyelash brush - An electric eyelash brush has a housing, a motor driving module mounted inside the housing, an eyelash brush connected with the motor driving module and having one end protruding beyond the housing, and a cover detachably combined with the housing to receive one end of the eyelash brush. The motor driving module has a fixing member, a motor mounted inside the housing through the fixing member and a motor control circuit connected with the motor. The motor control circuit is electrically connected with a switch mounted on the housing to control motor to rotate the eyelash brush clockwise and counter-clockwise. The motor control circuit has a timer setting function to stop the motor after exceeding a reasonable operation time so as to secure operational safety. Besides, the eyelash brush can be replaced with eyelash brushes with different forms of eyelash brushes based on users' demand.07-28-2011
20110088713VIBRATABLE AND REVERSIBLY ROTATABLE MASCARA APPLICATOR - A mascara applicator includes a main body, a rod and a bottle. The main body defines a receiving space therein. The main body has a power source and a reversible DC motor. The power source electrically connects to the DC motor. The DC motor includes a rotor. At least one counterweight block is disposed on the rotor so that a center of mass of the rotor is offset from the axle. The rod has a first end attached to the axle in a rotational operative relationship and a second end attached with an applicator head. The bottle defines a liquid chamber and an opening. The opening communicates with the liquid chamber, and the rod extending into the liquid chamber through the opening. The rod is sleeved with a gasket, so that the gasket blocks the opening and seals the liquid chamber when the main body is affixed to the bottle.04-21-2011
20100288296Mascara Applicator - An object of the present invention is to provide a mascara applicator capable of being fitted to the curved bases of eyelashes to lift up eyelashes, providing voluminousness to the eyelashes by adhering a mascara to the bases of the eyelashes, widely applying the mascara so that the eyelashes expand in the form of a fan, properly and widely applying the mascara to detailed parts such as the tail and inner corner of the eye, as well as lower eyelashes, and also obtaining an all direction expansion mascara application result. A mascara applicator (11-18-2010
20100313906Cosmetic For Eyelashes - The present invention is a cosmetic for eyelashes characteristically comprising modified cross-section hollow fibers. What is preferable is a cosmetic for eyelashes characteristically containing said modified cross-section hollow fibers that are polygonal cross-section hollow fibers having depressions so they can orient along the eyelashes wherein the length of the hollow fibers is 0.5-4 mm and the size is 20-50 μm.12-16-2010
20120167910Cosmetic Applicator with Internal Applicators that can be Pushed Out and Rotated - The invention relates to an applicator for applying a decorative cosmetic with a flowable consistency from a storage container, such as in particular mascara, comprising an applicator brush equipped with a bristle area consisting of outwardly protruding bristles and/or bristle discs that comprises stationary bristles and/or bristle discs, wherein the bristle area is additionally formed from mobile bristles and/or bristle discs whose base area can be displaced relative to the base area of the stationary bristles or bristle discs in such a way that a free space between the stationary bristles or bristle discs that can be loaded with the cosmetic by dipping the brush into the reservoir can be arbitrarily varied.07-05-2012
20100051045COSMETIC PRODUCT APPLICATOR - An applicator for cosmetic products, typically mascara, comprising a brush made up of fibers trapped between two twisted arms extending in an axial direction and defining turns is characterized in that at least one of said turns is a turn that is not circular. More particularly, these turns describe noncircular ellipses. Such an applicator can be obtained by radial crushing of a standard type brush.03-04-2010
20100269846Cosmetic Applicator - An apparatus for applying a cosmetic, such as mascara to eyelashes, includes a handle, a stem, and an applicator head coupled to the stem and supported for rotation relative to the handle. An actuator moves the applicator head in a rotational oscillating motion, in which the applicator head automatically rotates in both a first rotational direction and a second rotational direction in response to operation of the actuator. Additionally or alternatively, the actuator may also radially translate the applicator head, move the applicator head through an angle of rotation less than 360 degrees, and vary the rotational speed of the applicator head. The applicator head may include protrusions that are spaced to define gaps during rotation, thereby to promote coverage and separation of eyelashes.10-28-2010
20090065019MAKEUP DEVICE INCLUDING A WIPER - The makeup device in particular for making up the eyelashes and/or the eyebrows, comprises a reservoir an applicator and a wiper comprising bellows and scrapers projecting from the bellows for the purpose of scraping the applicator.03-12-2009
20080302380Disposable eyebrow dye kit - A disposable eyebrow dye kit includes two separate primary components. The first component is an elongated container consisting of two compartments separated by a thin membrane. One compartment contains a hair developer, for instance hydrogen peroxide and the appropriate colored dye, and the second compartment contains a dye solution, like ammonia. The second component consists of a brush member with brush bristles and a protective cap over the bristles at one end and a connector component at the other end. In use, the brush component is inserted into the container where the protective cap punctures the membrane separating the two compartments. The solution in one compartment is allowed to mix with the solution in the second compartment to form the dye mixture which is to be applied to the eyebrows. The brush component is then withdrawn from the container, causing the cap over the bristles of the brush component to fall to the bottom of the container. The brush component is then used to apply the dye directly to the eyebrows. When the dying operation is complete, the kit may be disposed of.12-11-2008
20100319720APPLICATOR FOR COSMETIC PRODUCT - An applicator (12-23-2010
20100326457COSMETIC APPLICATOR BRUSH AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURE - A cosmetic applicator brush having a twisted wire core and an array of thermoplastic bristles with free tips extending radially outwardly from the core, wherein at least some of the bristles have shapes and/or surface textures modified at one or more localities between their free tips and the core by selective irradiation of the aforesaid locality or localities with laser energy. A method of making the brush includes the steps of assembling the core and bristles to form a brush, trimming the bristles to achieve a desired brush profile, and selectively irradiating at least some of the bristles with a laser beam at localities between the bristle tips and the core.12-30-2010
20120266908COSMETIC MATERIAL APPLYING DEVICE - The invention provides a cosmetic material applying device which can efficiently apply a cosmetic material by fixing an applying member so as to be prevented from being detached, and making a contact surface with the hair be exposed much, and makes the hair hard to be entwined at a time of combing the hair. In a cosmetic material applying device having an applying member constructed by an elastic material, and a main body portion with an applying portion to which the applying member can be installed, the main body portion is further provided with a plurality of locking members which lock the applying member to the applying portion, comb teeth in a longer direction which are provided in a longer direction of the applying portion, comb teeth in a shorter direction which are provided in a shorter direction in a leading end of the applying portion, and a through hole.10-25-2012
20120266907STRUCTURE OF EYELINER APPLICATOR - An improved eyeliner applicator comprises a holding tube, an outer cap, and an outer case. The holding tube includes a buffering tube and a liquid feeding core insertedly fixed in the buffering tube. The liquid feeding core has a front end being fitted with a brush tip and a rear end communicating with a chamber of cosmetic liquid. The buffering tube is provided with a plurality of grooves, which communicate with the liquid feeding core via a plurality of through holes such that, when cosmetic liquid fed from the chamber is more than the required, excessive liquid can be diverted to the grooves, when the cosmetic liquid fed from the chamber is less than the required, the liquid stored in the grooves can be sucked back to the liquid feeding core to continuously supply liquid to the brush tip, thereby providing an steady flow to facilitate the operation.10-25-2012
20110226276COSMETIC APPLICATOR ASSEMBLY - A cosmetic applicator assembly is shown. The cosmetic applicator assembly includes an applicator head comprising an applicator front portion having at least a first surface, a second surface, and a multiplicity of apertures extending between the first surface and the second surface, at least one applicator component protruding from the at one least aperture and attachable to the applicator front portion, and an applicator back portion fixed to the applicator front portion so as to cover the second surface of the applicator front portion.09-22-2011
20110284021APPLICATOR FOR APPLYING A COSMETIC, MAKEUP, OR CARE PRODUCT COMPOSITION TO KERATINOUS MATERIALS - An applicator for applying a cosmetic product to the eyelashes or the eyebrows, the applicator including a molded core that extends along a longitudinal axis and that comprises longitudinal faces; and applicator elements that are carried by the core, each of the applicator elements being connected to the core via a base; the bases of the applicator elements being in alignment in rows extending along respective longitudinal row axes, the longitudinal axis of at least one row being twisted around the core; where each longitudinal face of the core comprises a single row of applicator elements having bases in alignment; and where at least one row is connected to one face of the core and flush with one of the faces adjacent to the face to which the row is connected.11-24-2011
20120298128Two-Step Mascara Product - A two-step mascara product that includes a first mascara composition and a second mascara composition. The first mascara composition includes a film-forming polymer dispersed in a first carrier, and the second mascara composition includes a film-former selected from the group consisting of tall oil glycerides, pentaerythrityl rosinate, glyceryl rosinate, hydrogenated versions of these and mixtures thereof. The two-step mascara product also includes a package for storing and dispensing each of the first and second mascara compositions. The package includes a first container configured to store and dispense the first mascara composition and a second container configured to store and dispense the second composition.11-29-2012
20080236607ELECTRIC MAKE-UP APPLICATOR - An electric make-up applicator is disclosed. The applicator comprises a rotating shaft and a power supply unit to provide power to a power unit. An electric make-up applicator comprising a body, mounted with a power unit, having a rotating shaft and a power supply unit to provide power to the power unit; and a tooling device mounted onto the rotating shaft and having a make-up tool; thereby, the power unit causes the tooling device to rotate so as to supplement make-up on the face of a user.10-02-2008
20080236608APPLICATOR DEVICE FOR APPLYING A COSMETIC AND THE USE OF SUCH A DEVICE - An applicator device for applying a cosmetic, the applicator device comprising an elongate body adapted to be held in the hand, an applicator head, a feed device adapted to feed the applicator head with cosmetic in solid form, and a heater device adapted to heat the applicator head, thereby causing the cosmetic to melt. The feed device comprises a feed duct provided in the body of the applicator device and communicating with passageways that are provided in the applicator head and that open out to the outside, and the heater device is adapted to heat said feed duct at the applicator head.10-02-2008
20080216857Applicator Device for Applying a Cosmetic and the Use of Such a Device - An applicator device for applying a cosmetic, the applicator device comprising a reservoir adapted to contain cosmetic in fluid form, an applicator having a cap that closes the reservoir and that is secured to a rod carrying an applicator head, a heater device adapted to heat the applicator head and controlled by a control circuits and a sensor adapted to detect the reservoir being opened by the cap being removed, the control circuit being connected to said sensor and being adapted to cause the heater device to operate only when said sensor detects such opening.09-11-2008
20110048448Cosmetic Applicator with Disparate Material Application Zones and Backwipe Return - A cosmetic applicator with disparate material application zones and a backwipe return for permitting the achievement of multiple cosmetic material application effects with a single applicator and for permitting the return of backwiped cosmetic material to a cosmetic bottle. The applicator has a wire core formed from first and second wire segments twisted into a helical configuration to form a plurality of coils. A plurality of radially disposed bristles are retained by the wire core to form a brush head. Multiple distinct bristle zones of different bristle types exhibit distinct material application properties in a single cosmetic applicator. Backwiped cosmetic material can be returned to the cosmetic bottle by a sloped shoulder at a proximal end of an applicator rod in combination with a cosmetic material passageway in a sloped facing surface of a flexible inner ring of a wiper.03-03-2011
20080202546Mascara Applicator - The invention concerns a mascara applicator comprising a rod or the like including one end supporting a brush-forming applying part, said rod having at least proximate the brush a main axis, such brush being provided with a plurality of bristles systematically distributed about said main axis, the bristles of said brush being all of the same length and oriented in divergent manner substantially from a central point located substantially at said end of the rod, in all the directions of the space inside a cone having as apex the central point and whereof the apex angle measurement is not less than about 230°, preferably not less than 300°08-28-2008
20080196738PROFILED SYSTEM FOR APPLYING COSMETIC PRODUCTS, A METHOD FOR FABRICATING THIS SYSTEM, AN APPLICATOR ASSEMBLY AND A METHOD FOR ASSEMBLING SUCH AN ASSEMBLY - In order to enable application of a calibrated dose of product deposited on the brush, the invention proposes an application system whereof the stem, the brush and the stripper have a similar type of profiled shape. A profiled system for applying a cosmetic product comprises an applicator mounted on a stem, and a stripper (08-21-2008
20080196737Method of applying cosmetics - A method for forming or shaping an eyebrow. The method consists of selecting a concealer having a color that matches the color of the skin surrounding the eyebrow and then applying the concealer, preferably by the use of a pencil containing the concealer, to the skin surrounding the eyebrow, and if necessary to portions of the eyebrow, to form an outline of a desired eyebrow. The concealer creates an adhesive surface. An eyeshadow is then selected that that matches the desired hair color for the eyebrow. Preferably the eyeshadow is in pencil or powder form. The eyeshadow is applied to the eyebrow within the formed outline and to portions of the adhesive surface to create the desired eyebrow.08-21-2008
20080196736Cosmetic Applicator with Torque Limiter - A cosmetic applicator includes a handle, a drive coupled to the handle, an applicator head coupled to the drive, and a torque limiter. The torque limiter includes a fluidic or viscous coupling, the fluidic or viscous coupling being coupled to at least one of the drive and the applicator head such that the torque applied via the applicator head does not exceed a predetermined allowable torque.08-21-2008
20080196735Cosmetic Applicator with Torque Limiter - A cosmetic applicator includes a handle, a drive coupled to the handle, an applicator head coupled to the drive, and a torque limiter. The torque limiter includes a magnetic coupling, the magnetic coupling being coupled to at least one of the drive and the applicator head such that the torque applied via the applicator head does not exceed a predetermined allowable torque.08-21-2008
20100294298MASCARA BRUSH - The present invention provides a mascara brush, which does not require a user to check the rotational position of the mascara brush before using it and makes it easy to apply mascara to eyelashes. The mascara brush includes a support bar (11-25-2010
20100307529PART OF A COSMETIC UNIT - The part of a cosmetics unit is an applicator in the form of a brush (12-09-2010
20120272992BRISTLE STRUCTURE OF LASH BRUSH - A bristle structure of lash brush includes a bristle arrangement that can simultaneously perform brushing and makeup operations. The bristle arrangement of the lash brush is divided into two substantially halves composed of bristles of different materials and different diameters arranged in a radiating form. The bristles that are made of a material having an excellent ability of makeup material attaching functions to attach and carry the makeup material, while the other bristles that are made of a rubber material of great friction, whereby when one half applies the makeup material, the other half, by being rotated, functions to stretch the lashes, so that simple and simultaneous operations of makeup and stretching of lashes can be realized for lash makeup.11-01-2012
20110308542Cosmetic Applicator - An apparatus for applying a cosmetic, such as mascara to eyelashes, includes a handle, a boss coupled to the handle, and a stem defining a longitudinal stem axis and having a first end coupled to the handle and a second end, wherein the stem first end comprises a stem extension defining a socket sized to rotatably engage the boss. The apparatus further comprises an applicator head coupled to the stem. An actuator is operatively coupled to the applicator head for moving the applicator head in a vibrational motion. The actuator comprises an electric motor having a rotating motor shaft and an eccentric weight coupled to the motor shaft. Rotation of the eccentric weight generates a vibratory force.12-22-2011

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