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Pub. No.:    WO/2013/126513    International Application No.:    PCT/US2013/027040
Publication Date: Fri Aug 30 01:59:59 CEST 2013 International Filing Date: Fri Feb 22 00:59:59 CET 2013
IPC: B32B 9/00
B41M 3/12
C09D 5/16
Applicants: LJMC, LLC
Inventors: MORGAN, Jeanie
Skin-adhesive decals for body decorative and cosmetic applications, from flexible elastic polymeric water-resistant body-conformable membranes printed with color process and spot layer inks. Non-migrating or low-migrating inks, including glow-in-the-dark, ultraviolet, photochromatic, hydro-chromatic, and thermo-chromatic inks may be utilized, and the decals include a barrier varnish layer which carries fragrance, metallic or glitter or other special effects elements, and may include an additional barrier varnish layers which may protect and further impede migration of ink toward the skin or skin exudates toward the ink, preserving the quality of the printed image. Processes for making the skin-adhesive decals are also provided. The skin-adhesive decals are easily applied and removed and provide a realistic image and a variety of special visual and sensory effects, may be applied to the skin for an extended period of time, and are able to substantially conform to movement of the skin.