Handheld cosmetic device with pivoting head

  • US 10,045,795 B2
  • Filed: 04/07/2016
  • Issued: 08/14/2018
  • Est. Priority Date: 04/07/2016
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A cosmetic device comprising:

  • a housing comprising a handle portion, the handle portion including a handle locating hole;

    a head assembly coupled to the handle portion, the head assembly including a motor head locating hole;

    a spring positioned between the head assembly and the handle portion and configured to position the head assembly relative to the handle portion, wherein the spring is a single unitary piece of resilient material and includes a generally flat spring base and a pair of spring arms extending upward from the spring base;

    an elongated retaining pin extending through the handle locating hole and the motor head locating hole and defining a pivot axis extending through the handle locating hole and the motor head locating hole;

    a drum assembly disposed within the head assembly and comprising a drum having an outer surface configured to abrade skin or nails of a user during rotation of the drum; and

    a motor at least partially disposed within the housing and configured to rotate the drum;

    wherein the head assembly rotates about the pivot axis, wherein the pivot axis is substantially perpendicular to an axis of rotation of the drum, such that the head assembly is pivotally movable relative to the handle portion.

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