Miyakojima, Japan
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The first agent for hair modification is appliable on hair in a reduction step for a hair modification treatment method including a reduction step; and a heating step of bringing the hair obtainable after the reduction step into contact with a heating element set at a temperature of 70 C. or higher, the first agent including a reducing agent and N-acetylglucosamine. The hair modification treatment method includes a reduction step of applying, on hair, a first agent for hair modification including a reducing agent and N-acetylglucosamine; and a heating step of bringing the hair obtainable after the reduction step into contact with a heating element set at a temperature of 70 C. or higher.


Permanent wave treatment for hair has been used for many decades. However, certain aspects of the treatment involved are still not well understood. Reduction of disulfide (SS) bonds and their subsequent oxidation are essential for inhibiting fiber degradation. We attempted to elucidate scission and reformation mechanisms of SS cross-links by treating them with a reducing agent, thioglycolic acid (TGA), and an oxidizing agent, sodium bromate. In order to estimate the change in the cross-link density of hair before and after treatment, a rubber elasticity theory was applied to the force-extension curve for rubber-like swollen hair fibers treated in a specific diluent mixture. A two-phase structural model was assumed that corresponds to the globular matrix of keratin-associated proteins (KAP) dispersed in a swollen network of intermediate filament (IF) proteins. Important structural parameters were obtained by fitting the force-extension curve to the theoretically derived relationship between elastic forces originating from the non-uniform network and extension ratios. The three parameters extracted are the number of intermolecular SS bonds in IF, the volume fraction of matrix protein in the fiber, and the shape of the matrix domain. It was found that TGA attack on the SS bonds between globular matrix proteins occurs preferentially as compared with those between IF proteins and induces the shape change of the matrix domain from an ellipsoidal to a near-spherical form.


Patent
Milbon Co. | Date: 2015-01-20

Provided is a composition in which the dispersibility of a specific modified peptide is less likely to decrease at a pH of less than 7.0. The cosmetic composition contains a modified peptide having one or more side chain groups including one or more units selected from the group consisting of a structure represented by formula (Ia): SS(CH_(2))_(n)COOH, wherein n is 1 or 2, a structure represented by formula (Ib): SSCH(CH_(3))COOH, a structure represented by formula (Ic): SSCH(COOH)CH_(2)COOH, and salts of these structures; and a long-chain alkyltrimethylammonium salt or an N-long-chain alkylpyridinium salt, wherein the ratio of the total content of the long-chain alkyltrimethylammonium salt and the N-long-chain alkylpyridinium salt to the content of the modified peptide is 0.5 or more, and the cosmetic composition has a pH of less than 7.0.


Patent
Milbon Co. | Date: 2014-11-18

An object of the present invention is to provide a hair styling composition formulated to make hair styling easy and to add wet-look shine to hair. The hair styling composition which achieves the above object contains (A) a thickener, (B) a hair fixative polymer and/or a liquid oil, (C) a wax particle dispersion, and (D) water. In the hair styling composition of the present invention, the wax particle dispersion (C) is preferably an Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) wax particle dispersion or a beeswax particle dispersion, or preferably contains wax, at least one nonionic surfactant selected from the group consisting of polyoxyethylene cetyl ether and polyoxyethylene polyoxypropylene cetyl ether, and water.


Trademark
Milbon Co. | Date: 2015-09-02

Hair care preparations, namely, hair shampoos, non-medicated hair treatments.


Trademark
Milbon Co. | Date: 2016-08-09

Hair care preparations; hair shampoos; hair rinses; shampoo-conditioners; non-medicated hair treatment preparations; hair conditioners; hair tonics for cosmetic use; hair creams; hair oils; hair styling preparations; hair wax; hair mousse; hair sprays and hair gels; non-medicated hair balms; hair bleaching preparations; hair coloring preparations; hair mascara; hair curling preparations; hair straightening preparations.


Trademark
Milbon Co. | Date: 2014-06-06

Hair care preparations, namely, hair shampoos, hair treatments, hair lotions, hair creams, hair nourishes, hair tonics, scalp treatment preparations.


Trademark
Milbon Co. | Date: 2015-12-11

Paper bags for packaging; plastic bags for packaging. Cosmetic brushes; hair combs. Aprons.


Trademark
Milbon Co. | Date: 2015-01-15

Hair spray; Hair gel; Hair styling wax; Hair oil; Hair foam.


Trademark
Milbon Co. | Date: 2015-01-15

Shampoo; Hair conditioner; Non-medicated hair treatment preparation for cosmetic purposes; Hair rinse; Hair essence in the nature of non-medicated hair serums; Hair spray; Hair gel; Hair styling wax; Hair oil; Styling foam for hair; Permanent waving preparations; Hair straightening preparations; Pre-treatment preparations for straightening or perming hair; After-treatment preparations for straightening or perming hair; Hair dyes; Hair coloring preparations; Pre-treatment preparations for dying or bleaching hair; After-treatment preparations for dying or bleaching hair.

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