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1. (WO2001089459) THE USE OF PLANT EXTRACTS IN A COSMETIC COMPOSITION TO PROTECT KERATINOUS FIBERS

Pub. No.:    WO/2001/089459    International Application No.:    PCT/IB2001/000886
Publication Date: Nov 29, 2001 International Filing Date: May 21, 2001
IPC: A61K 8/97
A61Q 5/00
A61Q 5/06
Applicants: L'OREAL S.A.
CANNELL, David, W.
FADEEVA, Natalya
MATHUR, Hitendra
NGUYEN, Nghi, Van
Inventors: CANNELL, David, W.
FADEEVA, Natalya
MATHUR, Hitendra
NGUYEN, Nghi, Van
Title: THE USE OF PLANT EXTRACTS IN A COSMETIC COMPOSITION TO PROTECT KERATINOUS FIBERS
Abstract:
The present invention provides a method of protecting keratinous fiber from extrinsic damage, e.g., protein loss caused by exposure to heat, chemicals, etc. comprising the application of a composition comprising at least one plant extract. The present invention also contemplates a method of improving combability and/or a method of improving curl formation of keratinous fibers. In another embodiment, the present invention is drawn to a composition for the treatment of protection of keratinous fiber comprising willowherb extract.