4 patents highlighting colour innovation

From the historic use of silicones to improve anhydrous cosmetic compositions to a modern take on ultra-comfortable lipsticks, this collection of patents shows who is innovating in colour

1. Silicone-based cosmetic products containing pigment
US Patent 4,578,266
Application No 06/518,498
Granted 25 March 1986
Assignee Revlon

The patent claims high amounts of pigment can be incorporated in anhydrous, pigmented cosmetic compositions containing an organically substituted polysiloxane by providing the pigment in a hydrophobic silicone coating.

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