Depilating device Patent #: 5108410
ApplicationNo. 231266 filed on 04/12/1994
US Classes:606/133, Physical removal of hair or hair plugs from skin606/131Means for removal of skin or material therefrom
ExaminersPrimary: Pellegrino, Stephen C.
Assistant: Dawson, Glenn K.
Attorney, Agent or Firm
Foreign Patent References
International ClassA45D 026/00
Foreign Application Priority Data1993-04-15 JP
AbstractA depilating device has a housing with a top opening and a plucking head with a longitudinal axis. The plucking head carries a series of pinching elements arranged in side-by-side relations to form therebetween gaps. At least one of the adjacent pinching elements is movable relative to the other so as to entrap and pinch the hairs between the adjacent pinching elements for plucking the hairs from the skin. A skin guide is disposed around the plucking head to be exposed at least partially beyond the pinching elements for sliding contact with the skin. The plucking head and the skin guide are floatingly supported to the housing by means of a common structure such that they are depressed together into the housing within a predetermined extent.