Global Patent Index - EP 1317246 A1

EP 1317246 A1 2003-06-11 - COSMETIC METHOD

Title (en)

COSMETIC METHOD

Title (de)

KOSMETISCHE VERWENDUNG

Title (fr)

TRAITEMENT COSMETIQUE

Publication

EP 1317246 A1 (EN)

Application

EP 00961856 A

Priority

US 0025026 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: WO0222100A1] According to the present invention there is provided a cosmetic method for providing improved skin hydration wherein the method comprises topically applying to the skin a protease enzyme, and simultaneously or sequentially, topically applying to the skin a skin care active selected from a vitamin B3 component, vitamin E acetate, panthenol and mixtures thereof. There is also provided a cosmetic method for providing improved skin hydration wherein the method comprises topically applying to the skin a skin care active selected from a vitamin B3 component, vitamin E acetate, panthenol and mixtures thereof, and simultaneously or sequentially, topically applying to the skin a protease enzyme. Furthermore there is provided a cosmetic method for providing improved skin hydration wherein the method comprises topically applying to the skin a cosmetic composition comprising (a) from about 0.0001 % to about 1 %, by weight, of protease enzyme; and (b) from about 0.1 % to about 20 %, by weight, of a skin care active selected from a vitamin B3 component, vitamin E acetate, panthenol and mixtures thereof. Finally there is provided a cosmetic method of providing improved skin hydration comprising topically applying to the skin a first cosmetic composition comprising from about 0.0001 % to about 1 %, by weight, of protease enzyme, and either simultaneously or sequentially topically applying to the skin a second cosmetic composition comprising from about 0.1 % to about 20 %, by weight, of a skin care active selected from a vitamin B3 component, vitamin E acetate, panthenol and mixtures thereof.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

A61K 7/48; A61K 7/06; C11D 1/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

A61K 8/00 (2006.01); A61K 8/34 (2006.01); A61K 8/42 (2006.01); A61K 8/66 (2006.01); A61K 8/67 (2006.01); A61K 8/96 (2006.01); A61Q 19/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

A61Q 19/00 (2013.01); A61K 8/345 (2013.01); A61K 8/42 (2013.01); A61K 8/66 (2013.01); A61K 8/678 (2013.01); A61K 2800/88 (2013.01); A61K 2800/884 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0222100A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

WO 0222100 A1 20020321; AU 7375200 A 20020326; CN 1198579 C 20050427; CN 1454081 A 20031105; EP 1317246 A1 20030611; JP 2004508391 A 20040318; MX PA03002167 A 20030724

INPADOC legal status


2007-10-03 [18D] APPLICATION DEEMED TO BE WITHDRAWN

- Effective date: 20070331

2003-06-11 [17P] REQUEST FOR EXAMINATION FILED

- Effective date: 20030328

2003-06-11 [AK] DESIGNATED CONTRACTING STATES:

- Designated State(s): AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

2003-06-11 [AX] REQUEST FOR EXTENSION OF THE EUROPEAN PATENT TO:

- Countries: AL LT LV MK RO SI