US 10,376,448 B2
Method for applying a foaming cosmetic composition
John R. Castro, Huntington Station, NY (US); and Arlene G. Ting-Jenulis, Smithtown, NY (US)
Assigned to ELC MANAGEMENT LLC, Melville, NY (US)
Filed by ELC Management LLC, Melville, NY (US)
Filed on Sep. 23, 2014, as Appl. No. 14/493,594.
Claims priority of provisional application 61/881,634, filed on Sep. 24, 2013.
Prior Publication US 2015/0086488 A1, Mar. 26, 2015
Int. Cl. A61K 8/04 (2006.01); A61K 8/365 (2006.01); A61K 8/36 (2006.01); A61K 8/81 (2006.01); A61Q 1/10 (2006.01)
CPC A61K 8/046 (2013.01) [A61K 8/361 (2013.01); A61K 8/365 (2013.01); A61K 8/8152 (2013.01); A61Q 1/10 (2013.01); A61K 2800/222 (2013.01); A61K 2800/43 (2013.01)] 16 Claims
 
1. A method of applying a cosmetic composition to hair, the method comprising:
a) removing a cosmetic composition from a sealed container, the composition comprising:
i) a post-foaming emulsion comprising a weak acid, a weak base, a fatty acid, and a volatile buffering agent;
ii) a film forming agent; and
iii) an aqueous carrier;
b) applying said composition to one or more eyelashes; and
c) during or after said application to said one or more eyelashes, said cosmetic composition forms a foam, said foam resulting from the release of a gas, said gas being a reaction product of said post-foaming emulsion, and said reaction commencing after the evaporation of said volatile buffering agent, upon exposure of said cosmetic composition to atmospheric conditions.