Patent Number: 7,709,015

Title: Personal care composition comprising hydrophobic gel

Abstract: Disclosed is a polyol-in-silicone emulsion consisting essentially of: (i) an alkyl dimethicone copolyol having an HLB of from about 4 to about 6, and a molecular weight of from about 10,000 to about 20,000, wherein the alkyl group is made of about 10 to about 22 carbons; and (ii) a polyol, wherein the weight ratio of the alkyl dimethicone copolyol to the polyol is from about 100:1 to about 2:8; methods to make such a polyol-in-silicone emulsion, as well as an anhydrous personal care composition comprising by weight: (a) from about 0.01% to about 15% of an alkyl dimethicone copolyol having an HLB of about 4-6, and a molecular weight of from about 10,000 to about 20,000, wherein the alkyl group is made of about 10 to about 22 carbons; (b) from about 0.01% to about 35% of a polyol, wherein the weight ratio of the alkyl dimethicone copolyol to the polyol is from about 100:1 to about 2:8; and wherein the composition is substantially free of water.

Inventors: Masuda; Hisatoshi (Moriyama, JP), Ishigami; Mayu (Ashiya, JP), Deckner; George Endel (Cincinnati, OH)

Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company

International Classification: A61K 8/02 (20060101); A61Q 1/04 (20060101); A61Q 1/06 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018