Patent Number: 6,305,861

Title: Packaging and applicator device, and a refill element for such a device

Abstract: A device for packaging and applying a substance that is in liquid, semiliquid, or powder form, in particular a cosmetic, includes a receptacle that is open at one end and suitable for containing the substance, and an applicator with a stalk provided at one end with an applicator element and at its other end with a handle member. The applicator element is inserted into the receptacle and is withdrawn therefrom in contact with an elastically deformable wiper member. The wiper member is constituted at least in part by foam with at least 5% of open cells.

Inventors: Gueret; Jean-Louis (Paris, FR)

Assignee: L'Oreal

International Classification: A45D 34/04 (20060101); A45D 40/26 (20060101); A46B 011/00 ()

Expiration Date: 10/23/2018