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1. (WO1999038485) COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS

Pub. No.:    WO/1999/038485    International Application No.:    PCT/US1998/001746
Publication Date: Aug 5, 1999 International Filing Date: Jan 30, 1998
IPC: A61K 8/31
A61K 8/60
A61K 8/891
A61K 8/92
A61Q 19/00
Applicants: THE PROCTER & GAMBLE COMPANY
CSELIK, Frank
BELL, Michael
DRECHSLER, Lee, Ellen
BECK, Petra
MARSHALL, Susan
Inventors: CSELIK, Frank
BELL, Michael
DRECHSLER, Lee, Ellen
BECK, Petra
MARSHALL, Susan
Title: COSMETIC COMPOSITIONS
Abstract:
A cosmetic composition suitable for topical application to the skin or hair comprising: (a) a liquid, polyol carboxylic acid ester having a polyol moiety and at least 4 carboxylic acid moieties, wherein the polyol moiety is selected from sugars and sugar alcohols containing from about 4 to about 8 hydroxyl groups, and wherein each carboxylic acid moiety has from about 8 to about 22 carbon atoms, and wherein said liquid polyol carboxylic acid ester has a complete melting point of less than about 30 °C; (b) a branched chain aliphatic hydrocarbon having a weight average molecular weight of from about 100 to about 15,000. The compositions herein provide improved skin feel, skin smoothness, skin softness and skin care benefits.