Method For Imparting A Cosmetic Or Therapeutic Benefit To A Topical Surface And Process For Making

  • Published: Jul 10, 2008
  • Earliest Priority: Dec 28 2006
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There is disclosed a method of imparting a cosmetic or therapeutic benefit to a topical surface. The method has the steps of a) providing a polymer powder having a plurality of substantially nonporous polymer particles with a number average particles size of about 0.1 to about 0.5 microns in diameter; b) providing a liquid cosmetic or therapeutic composition in the form selected from the group consisting of a solution, dispersion, suspension, and an emulsion in which the liquid composition has one or more cosmetic or therapeutic actives therein and is metastable; c) contacting the polymer powder with the liquid composition so that the liquid composition is entrained so as to form an impregnated powder; and d) rubbing the impregnated powder on the topical surface such that at least a substantial portion of the liquid composition is released from the impregnated powder at the topical surface. There are other methods and processes disclosed.

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  • Publication: Jul 10, 2008
  • Application: Oct 24, 2007
    WO US 2007/0082385 W
  • Priority: Dec 28, 2006
    US US 64675906 A

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