CN104248212A - Cosmetic implement with adjustable ferrule - Google Patents

Cosmetic implement with adjustable ferrule Download PDF

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CN104248212A
CN104248212A CN201410196704.0A CN201410196704A CN104248212A CN 104248212 A CN104248212 A CN 104248212A CN 201410196704 A CN201410196704 A CN 201410196704A CN 104248212 A CN104248212 A CN 104248212A
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    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A45HAND OR TRAVELLING ARTICLES
    • A45DHAIRDRESSING OR SHAVING EQUIPMENT; EQUIPMENT FOR COSMETICS OR COSMETIC TREATMENTS, e.g. FOR MANICURING OR PEDICURING
    • A45D40/00Casings or accessories for storing or handling solid or pasty toilet or cosmetic substances, e.g. shaving soap, lipstick, make-up
    • A45D40/26Appliances specially adapted for applying pasty paint, e.g. using roller, using a ball
    • A45D40/262Appliances specially adapted for applying pasty paint, e.g. using roller, using a ball using a brush or the like
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A45HAND OR TRAVELLING ARTICLES
    • A45DHAIRDRESSING OR SHAVING EQUIPMENT; EQUIPMENT FOR COSMETICS OR COSMETIC TREATMENTS, e.g. FOR MANICURING OR PEDICURING
    • A45D33/00Containers or accessories specially adapted for handling toilet or cosmetic powder
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A46BRUSHWARE
    • A46BBRUSHES
    • A46B7/00Bristle carriers arranged in the brush body
    • A46B7/04Bristle carriers arranged in the brush body interchangeably removable bristle carriers
    • A46B7/044Sliding connections for bristle carriers
    • AHUMAN NECESSITIES
    • A46BRUSHWARE
    • A46BBRUSHES
    • A46B9/00Arrangements of the bristles in the brush body
    • A46B9/02Position or arrangement of bristles in relation to surface of the brush body, e.g. inclined, in rows, in groups
    • A46B9/021Position or arrangement of bristles in relation to surface of the brush body, e.g. inclined, in rows, in groups arranged like in cosmetics brushes, e.g. mascara, nail polish, eye shadow

Abstract

Implements may include an adjustable ferrule to manipulate an applicator to take various configurations for application of cosmetic products to a variety of areas of skin. An example cosmetic implement comprises a handle coupled to an applicator and an adjustable ferrule configured to move along an axis of the handle. In some examples, when the adjustable ferrule is in a first position the applicator may have a first shape; however, when the ferrule is placed in a second position the applicator may have a second shape different from the first shape.

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There is the cosmetic applicators of adjustable cuff
Background technology
Exist be used for cosmetics, pharmaceutical products or other products being applied in individual face, head or health multiple cosmetic applicators.The brush such as with circular roomy tip may be used for rouge or foundation cream to be applied in wider region.But, on the other hand, need the another kind brush with narrow sharp tip rouge to be applied in and more limit or very thin region, such as, on nibs, the around eyes of the wing of nose or individual.But it may be inconvenient for carrying multiple instrument, particularly at whilst on tour, reason is the amount in the space occupied by multiple instrument.Therefore, there are the needs to the cosmetic applicators improved like this in this area: described cosmetic applicators provides portability while performing the various application needed for individual.
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With reference to figure illustrating detailed description.In the accompanying drawings, the leftmost side numeral (multiple numeral) of Reference numeral determines Reference numeral and appears at accompanying drawing wherein first.Use the object that identical Reference numeral represents similar or identical in different drawings.
Figure 1A and Figure 1B shows the front view of the illustrative example of the cosmetic applicators with applicator and cuff, and this cuff can regulate between primary importance shown in figure ia and the second place shown in Figure 1B.
Fig. 2 A and Fig. 2 B shows the side view of the illustrative example of the cosmetic applicators shown in Fig. 1 and Figure 1B, and this cosmetic applicators can regulate between the second place shown in the primary importance shown in Fig. 2 A and Fig. 2 B.
Fig. 3 A and Fig. 3 B respectively illustrates front view and the side view of the illustrative example of cosmetic applicators, and this cosmetic applicators has the cuff that can regulate between multiple presetting position.
Fig. 4 A and Fig. 4 B shows the front view of the illustrative example of cosmetic applicators, and this cosmetic applicators has friction material to contribute to moving between the second place shown in cuff primary importance shown in Figure 4 A and Fig. 4 B.
Fig. 5 shows the illustrative example of cosmetic applicators, and this cosmetic applicators has and is positioned on handle to allow the button of cuff movement.
Fig. 6 shows the illustrative example of cosmetic applicators, and this cosmetic applicators has and is positioned on cuff to allow the button of cuff movement.
Fig. 7 A and Fig. 7 B shows the illustrative example of cosmetic applicators, and this cosmetic applicators has applicator, and when moving between the second place shown in primary importance shown in fig. 7 and Fig. 7 B, the diameter of this applicator changes.
Fig. 8 A and Fig. 8 B shows the side view of the illustrative example of cosmetic applicators, the cuff that this cosmetic applicators has sponge applicator and can slide between two independent positions.
Detailed description of the invention
General introduction
As described above, existing cosmetic applicators is substantially limited to when smearing cosmetics or is expected to be useful in specific function.Therefore, exist the needs of cosmetic applicators improved to realize several functions or application.This application describes the various cosmetic applicators on surface of the face for one or more cosmetics (such as, liquid etc. before rouge, foundation cream, eye shadow, eyeliner, powder, concealer, adornment) being applied in such as people, neck, head or health.
In one embodiment, cosmetic applicators can have the applicator that is connected to handle and adjustable or slidably cuff, this adjustable or slidably cuff cover the region that applicator is connected to handle.In some embodiments, adjustable cuff can be configured to move relative to handle, to change one or more dimensional characteristics (such as, shape, density, width, length, diameter etc.) of applicator.Such as, user may need the applicator of cosmetic applicators to have roomyly to smear tip, product to be applied in the enlarged regions of skin.In this case, this adjustable cuff can be adjusted to and allows applicator not closely to be wrapped and therefore have larger cross-sectional area for the primary importance of larger surf zone product being applied in skin.But, in other embodiments, user may need applicator have narrow or concentrated smear most advanced and sophisticated with region product being applied in the less of skin or more limit.In this case, adjustable cuff can be conditioned or otherwise be handled to allowing applicator to be wrapped up more closely and therefore reducing the second place that most advanced and sophisticated cross-sectional area smears for the product more limited.In addition, in some embodiments, applicator can pick when the applicator surface of applicator has roomy structure or keeps more cosmetics and pick when the applicator surface of applicator has narrow structure or keep less cosmetics.
In certain embodiments, applicator can comprise the brush with cluster or one group of mane, and in other embodiments, and applicator can comprise the applicator of sponge, flocking or other type.Regardless of the type of used applicator, one or more characteristics of applicator can be configured to the adjustment in response to cuff or other actuator and change.
According to embodiment described herein, handle by allowing user the multiple required application (that is, extensive use and details application) that single cosmetic applicators completes user, user only needs to have/carry individual tool.Compare existing instrument, this may be more convenient for user and cost is effective.
As used throughout the disclosure, term " cuff ", " adjustable cuff " or " slidably cuff " are intended to have substantially similar meaning and should be construed as comprising actuator sleeve or the motion of any kind of the one or more characteristics that may be used for the applicator changing cosmetic applicators.Cuff can also play or can not play the effect of handle applicator being fixed on instrument.
After " general introduction ", the disclosure continues the part that name is called " the exemplary cosmetic applicators with adjustable cuff ", this section describes the non-limitative example of the cosmetic applicators with adjustable cuff.Finally, discuss and end up with short summary.
This brief overview comprising division header and corresponding description conveniently provides and be undesirably construed as limiting the scope of claim.Described cosmetic applicators and the feature of corresponding system can be implemented by any amount of form.Exemplary cosmetic applicators described herein and corresponding system are only illustrative.Embodiment described herein is not mutually to repel and each side of each embodiment can combine other embodiment of realizing in the scope of claim.Discussed above and by the feature hereafter discussed, function and advantage be only can but need not by the example realized according to cosmetic applicators and the cosmetic applicators system of one or more embodiments described herein.The further details of each illustrative embodiments has been set forth below with reference to the following description and drawings.
The exemplary cosmetic applicators with adjustable cuff
Accompanying drawing shows multiple exemplary cosmetic applicators, wherein each cosmetic applicators one of comprising multiple cuff structure, applicator, handle and smearing in surface characteristics and/or shape.
Figure 1A and Figure 1B shows the front view of the illustrative example of the cosmetic applicators 100 with cuff 102, and this cuff 102 can regulate between the different positions relative to handle 104.As shown in the figure, cosmetic applicators 100 comprises the adjustable cuff 102 being connected to handle 104.Handle 104 can be combined to form by one or more in metal, plastics, pottery, glass, timber and aforementioned or any of other suitable material.The cross section of handle 104 can be circular, oval, square, rectangle or other suitable shape any.In the example shown in Figure 1A, Figure 1B, Fig. 2 A and Fig. 2 B, handle 104 has the general rectangular cross section with radiused corners.
In addition, cosmetic applicators 100 comprises the applicator 106 being connected to handle 104.This applicator 106 can be formed by the set of single fiber or mane or multiple single fiber or mane.As shown in Figures 1 A and 1 B 1, applicator 106 is illustrated as forming one group of mane of brushing dauber.In some embodiments, brush dauber to be made up of natural bristle, synthesis mane (such as plastics, silicone, latex or its composite), metal mane, flocking or its composite.But in other embodiments, applicator can be sponge applicator etc.In addition, in some embodiments, applicator can have any amount of shape.Such as, the applicator shown in Figure 1A, Figure 1B, Fig. 2 A and Fig. 2 B comprises the brush of the basic fan shape with circular edge; But, it is contemplated that other suitable shape of cross section (such as, square, circular, oval, rectangle etc.).
In some embodiments, the width of applicator 106, shape, length, size, density, diameter and/or other size characteristic can be determined in the position of adjustable cuff 102.Figure 1A shows and is in position P 1adjustable cuff 102.The position P of adjustable cuff 1corresponding to adjustable cuff 102 along the axis of handle 104 away from the position of applicator 106 movement.In some embodiments, the position P of adjustable cuff 1applicator 106 can be configured to keep that such as there is more roomy width and (be represented as W 1represent) the first shape.And Figure 1B shows and is in position P 2adjustable cuff, this position P 2corresponding to adjustable cuff 102 along the axis of handle 104 towards the position of applicator 106 movement.Therefore, the applicator 106 in Figure 1B is configured to keep having such as narrower width (by W 2represent) the second shape.In addition, the position P of cuff is compared 1, cuff 102 is placed in position P 2the bristles of applicator 106 can also be wrapped up more closely.As become more apparent by the discussion to Fig. 2 A and Fig. 2 B, position P 2can also with applicator 106 wrap up more thick and fast smear surface corresponding.
Fig. 2 A and Fig. 2 B shows the side view of the illustrative example of the cosmetic applicators 100 with cuff 102, and this cuff 102 can relative to handle 104 at two different position (such as, P 1and P 2) between move.Specifically, Fig. 2 A shows the side view of cosmetic applicators 100, and wherein cuff 102 is in position P 1place, as shown in Figure 1A.Wherein Fig. 2 B shows the side view of cosmetic applicators 100, and wherein cuff 102 is in position P 2place, as shown in fig. 1b.
Described by above with reference to Figure 1A and Figure 1B, the shape of applicator 106, size, density, diameter and/or other dimensional characteristic are determined in the position of adjustable cuff.Fig. 2 A shows and is in position P 1the adjustable cuff 102 at place.The position P of adjustable cuff 1corresponding away from the position of applicator 106 movement along the axis of handle 104 with adjustable cuff 102.In some embodiments, applicator 106 can be configured to keep such as having thicker, that density is less the first shape of smearing surface (single fiber of such as, brushing dauber is not tightr) (by T by the position P1 of adjustable cuff 1represent).And Fig. 2 B shows and is in position P 2adjustable cuff, this position P 2corresponding towards the position of applicator 106 movement along the axis of handle 104 with adjustable cuff 102.Therefore, the applicator 106 in Fig. 2 is configured to keep such as having thinner, that density is larger the second shape of smearing surface (single fiber of such as, brushing dauber is tightr) (by T 2represent).
Fig. 3 A and Fig. 3 B shows other details of another illustrative example of cosmetic applicators 300.Fig. 3 A shows the front view of cosmetic applicators 300.And Fig. 3 B shows the side view of cosmetic applicators 300.Cosmetic applicators 300 comprises the handle 302 being connected to applicator 304.
Handle 302 comprises the first end 306 close to applicator 304 and the second end (not shown) away from applicator 304.Applicator 304 can be configured to the first end 306 being attached to handle 302.In some embodiments, applicator 304 can such as by welding, gluing, anchoring, clamping, press-in cooperation, staple or applicator is inserted into handle at least partially in and be connected to handle 302 at first end 306 place.In other embodiment unshowned, applicator 304 can be connected to cuff 312 by any example in example as discussed above.
In some embodiments, applicator 304 comprises main body 308 and smears surface or most advanced and sophisticated 310.Applicator 304 can be formed by above with reference to any material in the material listed by Figure 1A to Fig. 2 B.In some embodiments, applicator 304 can be configured to any shape to allow fiber or mane as originally operated described in each embodiment in question.Such as, in some embodiments, each root fiber of applicator 304 can be configured to be had bending or is connected to handle with special angle, and this special angle is corresponding with the position of fibers in applicator.In some embodiments, fiber when cuff is in primary importance towards certain position deflection or biased, but can be handled to another position when cuff moves to the second place.
As shown in figures 3 a and 3b, cosmetic applicators 300 can comprise cuff 312, and this cuff 312 is positioned to surround or the basic first end 306 covering handle 302.In some embodiments, cuff 312 can be configured to move relative to handle 302.Such as, cuff 312 can slide abreast along either direction and handle 302 in preset range.As shown in fig. 3, cuff 312 can be attached to the first end 306 of handle 102.In some embodiments, the interior surface of cuff 312 and/or the first end 306 of handle 302 can comprise ratchet or flange mechanism, regulate relative to handle 302 to allow cuff 312 between two or more position.In other embodiments, the interior surface of cuff 312 and/or the first end 306 of handle 302 can comprise other mechanism (as discussed below), thus allow cuff 312 to move in preset range on handle 302.In some embodiments, this scope can be limited by the scope of the groove in handle or cuff or track or " retainer ".Cuff 312 can be made up of metal, glass, pottery, plastics, composite etc.
In some embodiments and as shown in the front view of cosmetic applicators 300 in Fig. 3 A, cuff 312 can move along towards the second end of handle 302 or the direction of leaving applicator 304, thus it is less to make the main body 308 of applicator 304 become density gradually.In addition, the tip 310 of applicator 304 can be moved along with the second end of cuff 312 towards handle 302 and become wider gradually.In some embodiments, applicator 304 can be deformed into shape wider than cuff 312 at least one yardstick.Such as, along with the second end of cuff 312 towards handle 302 moves, most advanced and sophisticated 310 can become the fan shape increased gradually.
On the contrary and as shown in the side view of the cosmetic applicators 300 in Fig. 3 B, when cuff 312 is along when leaving the second end of handle 302 and/or move towards the direction of applicator 304, it is larger that the main body 308 of applicator 304 becomes density gradually.In addition, the tip 310 of applicator 304 becomes more concentrated or sharp-pointed gradually along with handling cuff 312 towards applicator 304.That is, the tip 310 of applicator 304 is deformed into shape equal with cuff 312 or narrower than cuff 312 at least one dimension.
As described above, the interior surface of cuff 312 is shown for comprising ratchet or flange mechanism by Fig. 3 A.In some embodiments, ratchet 314 is configured to interact to the corresponding otch be positioned on handle 302, to form multiple cuff position preset.The position preset can allow cuff 312 to be in and leave applicator 304 first position farthest, as shown in fig. 3.Therefore, the tip 310 of cosmetic applicators 300 can have the most roomy configuration.In other embodiments, the position preset can allow cuff 312 to be in the second place near applicator 304, as shown in Figure 3 B.Therefore, the tip 310 of cosmetic applicators 300 can have the most concentrated configuration.In further other embodiment, cuff 312 can be manufactured with other presetting position any amount of, to realize any amount of tip configurations between primary importance configuration as described above and second place configuration.
In other embodiments, cosmetic applicators (or hereafter described other cosmetic applicators any) can be constructed has cuff, makes will substantially to realize identical result with movement on the contrary as described above.Such as, cuff can be positioned proximate to applicator, and the tip of applicator keeps the most roomy/the most fluffy structure.But and cuff along the movement of leaving the direction of applicator parallel with applicator can produce gradually more concentrate tip and vice versa.
As shown in Figure 3 B, cosmetic applicators 300 can also comprise cap 316, and this cap 316 temporarily can coordinate with cuff 312 (such as, attachment), to protect applicator 304 when not using cosmetic applicators or to prevent chip from contacting applicator 304.Such as, cap 316 can be placed in cosmetic applicators 300, temporarily coordinates with cuff 312 to make cap 316.Cap 316 temporarily can coordinate with cuff 312, is surprisingly removed to prevent cap.Such as, cap 316 can with cuff 312 snap into place.As another example, cap 316 and cuff 312 can have screw thread, cap 316 can be screwed onto on cuff 312 and back out from cuff 312.Certainly, the mechanism of other type may be used for cap 316 is temporarily coordinated with cuff 312.
Cap 316 is shown to have the general oval shape substantially identical with cuff 312.But, should be appreciated that cap 316 (and other cap any described herein) can have other suitable shape any, such as, there is the shape substantially similar with cosmetic applicators, thus cap temporary attachment can be allowed to cuff, as described above.
Fig. 4 A and Fig. 4 B shows the front view of another exemplary cosmetic applicators 400.Cosmetic applicators 400 is shown as including the handle 402 being connected to applicator 404.Handle 402 can as formed described by above with reference to Fig. 3 A and Fig. 3 B.
Handle 402 comprises the first end 406 close to applicator 404 and the second end (not shown) away from applicator 404.Applicator 404 can be configured to the first end 406 being attached to handle 402.In some embodiments, applicator 404 can by such as welding, gluing, anchoring, clamping, press-in cooperation, staple or applicator is inserted into handle at least partially in be connected to the first end 406 of handle 402.
Applicator 404 can as formed described by above with reference to Fig. 3 A and Fig. 3 B.Such as, applicator can comprise main body 408 and smear surface or most advanced and sophisticated 410.
Fig. 4 A and Fig. 4 B is illustrated as the first end 406 that cuff 412 is positioned to cover handle 402, and wherein applicator 404 can be connected to handle 402 at this place.In some embodiments, cuff 412 can be configured to move in preset distance along the axis of handle 402.Such as, user can slide to handle cuff 412 by making cuff and handle 402 abreast.
In some embodiments, resistance or friction material 414 can be placed between cuff 412 and handle 402.When there is not the threshold force that such as user applies, friction material 414 can prevent cuff 412 from moving relative to handle.In addition, cuff 412 can be held in place by friction material 414 after cuff is moved to desired locations by user in preset range.In addition, friction material 414 can be connected to cuff 414 or handle 402 or make together with cuff 414 or handle 402.But in some embodiments, friction material 414 can also be the separate part of the cosmetic applicators 400 be placed between cuff 412 and handle 402.
The exemplary materials of friction material can comprise rubber, polyurethane, nylon, teflon, silicone, polypropylene, ABS, polyethylene etc.Friction material can be selected to the static state and/or dynamic frictional properties with expectation based on the resistance to movement expected (that is, the threshold force that must be applied to expect by user moves relative to handle to make cuff).In some embodiments, friction material can also comprise lubricant, to reduce the friction of cuff 412 and handle 402.
In other embodiments, cuff and/or handle can be configured to have ball bearing system (not shown), thus allow cuff to slide relative to handle.In some embodiments, cuff and/or handle can be configured to have one or more rib or groove, and described one or more rib or groove are configured to receive ball bearing.These grooves can be corresponding with one or more presetting cuff position, and the cuff thus permission user slides between these presetting positions, to handle the tip of bristles.In some embodiments, ball bearing such as can be maintained at these presetting positions by ratch mechanism.In other embodiments, ball bearing can be configured to be engaged between cuff and handle, makes to apply the situation lower ferrule of threshold force or handle will relative to each other not move can't help user.In further other embodiment, ball bearing system can be autoregistration (namely, cuff and handle can be configured to define one or more spherical " raceway " to be held in place by one or more ball bearing), this can consider owing to existing in wallet, bag by cosmetic applicators or " with the passing of time the loss " of other standard and the misalignment that causes.But other that can contemplate cuff moves operation, as hereinafter further described.
As described above, the width of applicator 404, shape, size, density, diameter and/or other dimensional characteristic can be determined by the position of the cuff 412 of cosmetic applicators 400.In some embodiments, as shown in Figure 4 A, when cuff 412 is towards position P 1time mobile (such as, leaving applicator 404), the main body 408 of applicator 404 can density less.In addition, the tip 410 of applicator 404 can become more roomy gradually.But, along with cuff 412 is towards position P 2mobile (such as, the position towards applicator 404), as shown in Figure 4 B, the first end 406 of handle 402 is advanced towards the center of cuff 412, therefore, also a part for applicator is drawn in cuff 412.In some embodiments, cuff 412 movement as described above can produce the contrary dimensional characteristic of applicator 404.Such as, the possibility of result is the main body 408 and more concentrated tip 410 that the density of applicator 404 is larger.
In some embodiments, cosmetic applicators 400 can also comprise cap 416, this cap 416 can temporary attachment to cuff 412, with when not using cosmetic applicators protect applicator 404 or prevent chip contact applicator.Cap 416 can by as realized above with reference to described by Fig. 3 B.
Fig. 5 and Fig. 6 respectively illustrates cosmetic applicators 500 and 600.Each cosmetic applicators 500 and 600 can comprise any feature in the feature discussed above with reference to Figure 1A to Fig. 4 B or its combination.As shown in Figure 5, cosmetic applicators 500 also comprises button 502.This button 502 can be configured to discharge locking mechanism, thus allows cuff to move relative to handle.Button 502 can be positioned on handle, as shown in Figure 5.But, in other embodiments and as shown in the cosmetic applicators 600 in Fig. 6, button 602 can be positioned on cuff.
Fig. 7 A and Fig. 7 B shows another example of cosmetic applicators 700.As shown in figures 7 a and 7b, cosmetic applicators 700 has circular cuff 702, round handle 704 and applicator 706.Fig. 7 A shows applicator 706, and this applicator 706 is positioned at position P at cuff 702 1in time, has and almost circularly smears surface.In addition, the diameter (D smearing surface of applicator 706 1) extend beyond and be in position P 1the periphery of cuff 702.But, along with cuff 702 moves to position P 2(as shown in fig.7b), the diameter (D smearing surface of applicator 706 2) can reduce thus become the periphery that equals cuff 702 or narrower than the periphery of cuff 702.
In some embodiments, the shape of smearing surface of applicator 706 can at cuff 702 in position P 1with P 2between change when moving.Such as, the cross section that Fig. 7 A shows applicator 706 is smeared surface and is in position P at cuff 702 1time be substantial circular.But, along with cuff 702 is actuated to position P 2(as shown in fig.7b), the cross section of applicator 706 is smeared surface and is become roughly elliptical shape.
In some embodiments, cuff 702 can be operated with screw at position P by torsion or turn-back 1with P 2between be conditioned, as shown in 708.Such as, cuff and handle can be configured to have torsion or reverse operating system, and user can by reversing cuff or handle makes cuff move relative to handle clockwise or counterclockwise thus.In this embodiment, cuff can comprise screw thread, and this screw thread can be corresponding with the screw thread on handle.
Fig. 8 A and Fig. 8 B shows the example of cosmetic applicators 800, and this cosmetic applicators 800 has square cuff 802 and square handle 804.As described above, the position of adjustable cuff determines the shape of applicator 806, size, density, diameter and/or dimensional characteristic.
Such as, applicator 806 (being illustrated as sponge applicator) can be positioned at position P at adjustable cuff 802 1having width during place is W 1the first shape.In some embodiments, when adjustable cuff 802 is conditioned towards applicator 806 or position P2 or slides, it is W that applicator 806 can be configured to width 2the second shape.In some embodiments, applicator 806 can be made up of silicone, rubber, sponge, foam, latex, elastomer, plastics or its composite.
Conclusion
Although be described embodiment by the language-specific of architectural feature, should be appreciated that the disclosure is not necessarily limited to described special characteristic or action.On the contrary, specific characteristic sum action is disclosed in the illustrative form adopting embodiment.Such as, in each embodiment, any architectural feature in architectural feature described herein and/or method action and/or method action can be re-arranged, retrofit or omit completely.Such as, the shape of cosmetic applicators handle, cuff, applicator and motion, size and structure can change.

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1. a brush, described brush comprises:
Handle, described handle has first end and the second end;
Tuft, described tuft is connected to the first end of described handle; And
Motion, described motion is attached to the first end of described handle and substantially covers the region that described tuft is connected to the first end of described handle, and wherein said motion is configured to advance abreast with described handle and affects one or more characteristics of described tuft.
2. brush according to claim 1, described brush also comprises locking mechanism, with relative to described handle by described motion optionally locks in place.
3. brush according to claim 1, wherein said tuft also comprises the tip that the first end away from described handle is located, and wherein said tuft is connected to the first end of described handle, make when described motion distally moves, described tuft changes shape.
4. according to the brush described in claim 3, the change of the shape of wherein said tuft comprise following at least one:
The density at the tip of described tuft increases; Or
At least one dimension at the tip of described tuft reduces.
5. brush according to claim 1, wherein said tuft is connected to the first end of described handle, and make when described motion moves towards the second end of described handle, described tuft becomes the second shape.
6. brush according to claim 5, the second shape wherein becoming described tuft comprise following at least one:
The density at the tip of described tuft reduces; Or
At least one dimension at the tip of described tuft increases.
7. brush according to claim 1, wherein said motion comprise following at least one:
Friction material;
One or more ratchet, described one or more ratchet extends from the inside of described motion;
Ball bearing system; Or
Reverse or turn-back kinematic system.
8. brush according to claim 1, wherein said motion is also formed in preset range and advances abreast with described handle.
9. brush according to claim 1, it is one or more that one or more features of the described tuft wherein affected by described motion comprise in the width of described tuft, density, shape, length, density or size.
10. a cosmetic applicators, described cosmetic applicators comprises:
Handle;
Applicator, described applicator is connected to described handle, and described applicator has smears surface away from described handle; And
Adjustable cuff, described adjustable cuff substantially covers region that described applicator connects with described handle and is formed at least to move along the axis of described handle between upper/lower positions:
Described applicator has the primary importance of the first shape; And
Described applicator has the second place of the second shape, and described second shape is different from described first shape.
11. cosmetic applicators according to claim 10, wherein said applicator is connected to described handle, make when described adjustable cuff moves towards described primary importance, the first shape of described applicator comprise the density of smearing surface that at least increases or described in smear at least one dimension shape narrower than described adjustable cuff on surface.
12. cosmetic applicators according to claim 10, wherein said applicator is connected to described handle, make when described adjustable cuff moves towards the described second place, the second shape of described applicator comprise the density of smearing surface that at least reduces or described in smear at least one dimension shape more roomy than described adjustable cuff on surface.
13. cosmetic applicators according to claim 10, described cosmetic applicators also comprises friction material, and described friction material to be disposed between described adjustable cuff and described handle and to be formed in preset range and retrains the movement of described adjustable cuff relative to described handle.
14. cosmetic applicators according to claim 10, described cosmetic applicators also comprises ratch mechanism, described ratch mechanism has presetting position along the length of described handle or described adjustable cuff, and it allows described adjustable cuff reversibly to move between described presetting position.
15. cosmetic applicators according to claim 10, wherein said applicator comprises at least one in brush, sponge or flocking.
16. 1 kinds of cosmetic applicators, described cosmetic applicators comprises:
Handle, described handle has first end and the second end;
Applicator, described applicator is connected to the first end of described handle; And
Adjustable cuff, described adjustable cuff is connected to the first end of described handle,
Along the movement of first direction, wherein said adjustable cuff is constructed such that described applicator narrows along at least one dimension; And
Along the movement of second direction, wherein said adjustable cuff is constructed such that described applicator broadens along at least one dimension.
17. cosmetic applicators according to claim 16, the movement of wherein said adjustable cuff is configured to move relative to described handle and determines one or more characteristics of described applicator.
18. cosmetic applicators according to claim 17, wherein said handle or described adjustable cuff also comprise button, allow described adjustable cuff to move relative to described handle when handling described button.
19. cosmetic applicators according to claim 16, the wherein said adjustable cuff at least one be configured to is in the following manner connected to described handle:
One or more flange, described one or more flange extends from the first end of the inside of described adjustable cuff or described handle and is configured to interact with the one or more corresponding recess being positioned at described adjustable cuff or described handle on another;
Friction material, described friction material is attached to the inside of described adjustable cuff or the first end of described handle and is formed between described handle and described adjustable cuff provides frictional force, makes the power applied by user allow described adjustable cuff to slide in preset range;
Ball bearing system, described ball bearing system is formed between described handle and described adjustable cuff and provides power, makes the power applied by user allow described adjustable cuff to slide in preset range.
20. cosmetic applicators according to claim 16, at least one that wherein said adjustable cuff is configured in the following manner moves relative to described handle:
Reverse or turn-back campaign, described torsion or turn-back campaign are configured to allow to be positioned at screw thread on the inside of described adjustable cuff or the first end of described handle and interact to the corresponding screw thread on another in described adjustable cuff or described handle; Or
Sliding motion, described sliding motion is configured to allow described adjustable cuff in preset distance along the running lengthwise of described handle.
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