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Publication numberUS1643090 A
Publication typeGrant
Publication dateSep 20, 1927
Filing dateJul 2, 1926
Priority dateJul 2, 1926
Publication numberUS 1643090 A, US 1643090A, US-A-1643090, US1643090 A, US1643090A
InventorsRogers Otis J
Original AssigneeRogers Otis J
Export CitationBiBTeX, EndNote, RefMan
External Links: USPTO, USPTO Assignment, Espacenet
Facial lifting and supporting device
US 1643090 A
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Application filed July 2, 1926. Serial No. 120,072.

This invention relates to lifting 'andzsupporting devices forthe facial muscles. and the object of the invention is to provide such a device as will liftthe'muscles of the face and'at the same time hold them in the lifted position, I q

' .One object of theinvention is to provide a combined muscle lifter and .muscle supporter, the muscle lifter of which may be employed independently of the .mu'scle supporter. s A

Another object of theinvention is to provide a device .of the type indicated which is simple in construction, which may be economically manufactured and which is efficient in function.

Still another object of the invention is the provision of a device of the type "indicated which does not require the services of a skilled operator to apply the same in order that it may function efiiciently.

I accomplish the above and other objects of the invention by means of the device shown in the accompanying drawings in which Figure 1 is a perspective of the muscle lifting element in position on a womans head; Y

Figure 2 is a .view of a pair of adhesive elements which serve to maintain the device in proper position on the head;

Figure 3 is a section on the line 33 of Figure 2; i

Figurel is a view showing theadhesive elements and the elastic lifting element detached p V Figure 5 is a view of the entire device in position on a womans head; and

Figure 6 is a plan view of the supporter element. r

On the drawings. in which like reference characters indicate like parts on all the views thereof, 1 indicates one of the adhesive tabs which is formed of suitable gummed material such as adhesive tape. The adhesive tab is slightly rounded in contour and has a straight upper edge substantially the width ofthe tab to which is attached a metal loop 2. The loop is secured 'to the tabby slipping the straight end 8 of the tabthrough the loop and pressing the adhesive end sur-' tab is disposed between two tabs.

tendency for them to become separated when there is a strain placed upon the loop.

' indicates the elastic headband, this band being adjustable in length bymeans of a of-open metal hooks 6, oneof the'hooks being attached to one end of the elastic band and the other hook being slidably mounted in the adjustable looped end of the band.

6? indicates the. muscle supporter strip formed-of knitted fabric,fwhich is inelastic in the direction of its-length andslightly elastic in the direction of its width. Each end of the strip has a if-shaped cut-out so as to form two projecting tabs 7 to which are secured loops 8 similar to the loops 2 on toe adhesive tabs. The fabric is then bound around the edges with inelastic material such as silk tapeor ribbon 9, thus preventing the strip from losing its shape during use.

in order to protect the adhesive surfaces of thetabs 1 when not in use, a piece of material 10 impervious to the adhesive on the Referring to Figure 8 it will be seen that the adhesively united portions of the tabs, carrying the loops 2, will not present an adhesive surface to the impervious material but will be free therefrom so that the loop and the loop carrying portion may be readily grasped in. order to remove the tab from the impervious material. Any suitable impervious material may be employed, but it has been found that crinoline is well adapted for the purpose, since the adhesive will not pass through it and it will not leave any lint or other undesirable residue on the adhesive surface. i

In order to use the improved muscle lifter and supporter, the tabs are removed from the impervious material and pressed against the face just in front of the ears. for applying the tab can be ascertained by lifting the skin with the fingers in this region, of the face. The overlapped edge of the tab The exact spot prevents the hair from sticking to the tab and causing annoyance to the wearer.

I After, the tabs have become firmly adhered to the skin, the strap hooks are engaged with the tab loop and the strap placed over the head and the proper adjustment made. It is to be noted that the tabs are made of such trical energy to cause the disk to rotate continuously. The blank is then placed upon the table 11 in the manner illustrated in Fig. 1 wherein the edge 50 is aligned with the left band edge (Fig. 1) of the bar 15 and a portion of the edge 19 is inserted under the undercut shoulder 18, the peripher; of the disk being engaged by the stops 55 1. The operator the-n advances the blank and the table 11 to ard the. bolt 20 and the disk skires the edge 50. the disk 25 having been adj ustcd to give the correct width and taper to the shire. It will be noted that the disk 25 cannot engage and injure the edge l9. Alter the edge 50 has been skived the table 11 is returned to the. position wherein it is shown in Fig. 1 and the blank 15 is turned over and so positioned that its edge 4-9 is aligned with the left band edge (Fig. 1) of the bar 15 and its edge 50 is protected due to the raising of the edge 19 by the undereut shoulder 18. The operator again advances the blank 45 and the table 11 toward he bolt 20 to skire the edge 49 and then returns the table to the position wherein it is shown in Fig. 1 so that, the blank may be removed from the table. In each of the skiving operations. the resilient finger l2 prevents the blank from buckling as it passes beneath the disk 25.

The use of the disk 25 of abrasive material is advantageous in that neat and accurate skives are formed upon the paper blanks, a result which cannot be obtained by the use oi knives or rotary cutters. In practice. it has been found that even a sharp knife will tear the blank in such manner that a ragged skire is produced. It has also been found that the paper from which the blanks are formed contains an appreciable amount of gritty substances which rapidly chill tools having cutting edges. These substances do not atl'ect the operation of the disk 25 to any appreciable extent as the disk may be dressed from time to time in a manner well known to three skilled in the art.

\Vhat is claimed is:

1. In an apparatus for skiving the edges of. a slit in flexible material to form a joint, a table for supporting the material, a bar for aligning one edge of the slit and forming a recess with the table to receive the other edge of the slit, and supporting the material adjacent said edge, and means for skiving the aligned edge.

9. A method of skivinp; an edge of a slit, which consists of separating the ed ges of the slit, supporting one edge of the slit above the other edge. and skiving a supported edge.

In witness whereof, we hereunto subscribe our names this 17th day of November A. D., 192 1.


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US4658811 *Jan 25, 1985Apr 21, 1987Claudette BeairdFacial contouring mask
US5067482 *Feb 15, 1991Nov 26, 1991Reid Helen BConcealed facial skin uplifting device
US5284469 *Nov 8, 1991Feb 8, 1994Dale Medical Products, Inc.Nasal dressing holder
US5362303 *Apr 14, 1993Nov 8, 1994Dale Medical Products, Inc.Nasal dressing holder
U.S. Classification606/204.35
International ClassificationA45D44/00, A45D44/22
Cooperative ClassificationA45D44/22
European ClassificationA45D44/22