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Direct illumination of the trimming area of a nose trimmer

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000248563D
Publication Date: 2016-Dec-19
Document File: 2 page(s) / 72K

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Abstract

Direct illumination of the trimming area by having light exiting around the trimming element, so the consumer has more visual feedback/control over the trimming process.

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Direct illumination of the trimming area of a nose trimmer Direct illumination of the trimming area by having light exiting around the trimming element, so the

consumer has more visual feedback/control over the trimming process.

Background

There are nose trimmers on the market that have a light in the handle part. The purpose of the light is to

better illuminate the trimming area:

Centre du Rasoir : Andis 24415

Tondeuse à Barbe Twi-Light

Combo Illuminée Rechargeable

New Micro Touch Max Personal

Hair Trimmer Green for Nose Ear

Eyebrow Sideburns

Wahl Spotlight Ear/ Nose and Brow

Trimmer

Also, there is quite some IP on trimmers with lights in the handle or in the cutting element. All patents

are about illuminating the area that is going to be trimmed to give the user a better view:

Patent number Short description

US6406157B1 Eyebrow grooming tool including a razor blade cartridge holder and a light source for

illuminating the eyebrow being trimmed

US20110258855A1 Shaving razor e.g. wet shaving razor, has set of trimming blades mounted in housing,

and light source projecting defined image with line segment and indicating exact

location of blade edge on skin of user

EP925886A1 Hair trimmer with lighted rotating head

WO2007044461A1 Hair clipper used for trimming hair has light source each received by holder, and

positioned to direct light through opening and towards cutting end of housing

WO2006079863A1 Clipping device includes light sources for illuminating work area of system of

movable blades provided with rigid casing

JP2010213832A Depilation apparatus e.g. electrical shaver, has UV-LEDs that are made to emit light

before and after trimming hair from skin

CN104626221A Electric hair cutter, has TEC whose side part is connected with internal cooling

device, light-emitting device mounted between TEC and electric cutter head, and

cutter body whose terminal is connected between TEC and light-emitting device

CN104647423A Storage and li...