Hair volumizing device that employs individual teeth without leaving a visible pattern

  • US 8,839,802 B2
  • Filed: 12/06/2012
  • Issued: 09/23/2014
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/28/2012
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A device for volumizing hair, comprising:

  • a first arm comprising a first interlocking plate;

    a second arm comprising a second interlocking plate;

    at least one heating element associated with any of said first interlocking plate and said second interlocking plate; and

    a pivot positioned between said first arm and said second arm and arranged to allow relative movement of the interlocking plates between an interlocked position and a non-interlocked position;

    said first and second interlocking plates each comprising a two dimensional array of outwardly projecting individual teeth;

    wherein the array of outwardly projecting individual teeth of the first interlocking plate is interlockingly complementary to the array of outwardly projecting individual teeth of the second interlocking plate;

    wherein each individual tooth comprises a flat top surface; and

    wherein the two dimensional array of individual teeth comprises a checkerboard pattern.

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