Mascara containing an aqueous dispersion of polyurethane and an acrylic film former

Abstract

The invention relates to a composition comprising at least one aqueous polyurethane dispersion and at least one acrylic film forming agent.

Claims

What is claimed is: 1. A composition comprising aqueous polyurethane 35 dispersion in an amount of 2 about to 30% by weight and acrylic film forming agent styrene/acrylate/ammonium methacrylate copolymer in an amount of about 3 to 20% by weight, at least one hard wax in an amount about 12 to about 30% by weight; at least one colorant; a surfactant having an HLB value of greater than or equal to 8 in an amount about 0.5 to 15% by weight; and a fatty alcohol, wherein the composition is in the form of a mascara. 2. The composition of claim 1 , wherein the composition is an emulsion. 3. The composition of claim 1 , further comprising at least one silicate clay. 4. A method of making up eyelashes comprising applying the mascara composition of claim 1 to eyelashes.
This application claims priority to U.S. Provisional Application Ser. No. 61/329,977, U.S. Provisional Application Ser. No. 61/330,137 and U.S. Provisional Application Ser. No. 61/330,064, all filed on Apr. 30, 2010, the entire contents of each are hereby incorporated by reference. FIELD OF THE INVENTION The present invention relates to mascara compositions comprising at least one dispersion of polyurethane and at least one acrylic film forming agent. The mascara compositions have beneficial cosmetic properties including comfort upon application and/or improved volumizing eyelashes. Particularly beneficial or improved properties can include significantly improved curling and/or curl retention properties, and/or decreased tackiness upon application. Also, the mascara compositions can have improved properties relating to removability from their containers. DISCUSSION OF THE BACKGROUND In the past, long-wear, smudge-resistant mascaras were not washable with water. Such mascaras were typically anhydrous. In contrast, mascara compositions which were washable with water were not long-wear or smudge-resistant. Such mascaras typically contained significant amounts of water (for example, oil-in-water emulsions). Given these countervailing considerations, it has been difficult to prepare long-wear, smudge-resistant mascaras which are washable with water. Mascaras are in particular prepared on the basis of two types of formulations: aqueous mascaras referred to as cream mascaras, in the form of a dispersion of waxes in water, and anhydrous or low-water-content mascaras, referred to as water-resistant mascaras (referred to as “waterproof”), in the form of dispersions of waxes in organic solvents. Thickening or filling mascaras are generally known, and these mascaras can impart volume to eyelashes. This effect is generally obtained by depositing a maximum of solid substances onto the eyelashes. Generally speaking, it is through the qualitative and quantitative choice of the solid particles, in particular the waxes, that the application properties sought for such make-up compositions, such as for example their fluidity or consistency, their covering power or their thickening power (also called filling or make-up power), can be adjusted. In order to adjust the consistency and the cosmetic properties, so-called “soft” waxes, such as beeswax or paraffin wax, are used in combination with so-called “hard” waxes in order to obtain a mascara exhibiting a high solids content and a medium to high consistency, these characteristics being generally necessary for a mascara to be filling. In addition, the aqueous mascaras mainly contain a surfactant system, for example based on triethanolamine stearate, which makes it possible to obtain a stable dispersion of particles of wax agglomerated in an aqueous phase. This system plays an important part in the obtaining of such a dispersion, in particular at the interface in the interactions between particles of wax. However, the mascaras described above have the disadvantages of, among other things, being dry, having poor flexibility and/or having poor consistency. Also, consumers have difficulty removing such mascaras from their containers or tubes. There is thus a need to develop a cosmetic composition, in particular for making up the eyelashes, making it possible to obtain a smooth and homogeneous deposit on the eyelashes, while exhibiting a consistency that is easy to work after application, which has improved volumizing, curling, removability and/or curl retention properties. SUMMARY OF THE INVENTION The present invention relates to compositions for keratinous materials (hair, eyelashes, eyebrows) comprising at least one aqueous polyurethane dispersion and at least one acrylic film forming agent. Preferably, the composition is a mascara composition. The present invention relates to compositions for keratinous materials (hair, eyelashes, eyebrows) comprising at least one aqueous polyurethane dispersion, at least one acrylic film forming agent, and at least one hard wax. Preferably, the composition is a mascara composition. The present invention relates to compositions for keratinous materials (hair, eyelashes, eyebrows) comprising at least one aqueous polyurethane dispersion, at least one acrylic film forming agent, at least one hard wax, and at least one surfactant having an HLB value greater than or equal to 8. Preferably, the composition is a mascara composition. The present invention relates to compositions for keratinous materials (hair, eyelashes, eyebrows) comprising at least one aqueous polyurethane dispersion, at least one acrylic film forming agent, at least one hard wax, and at least two surfactants having an HLB value greater than or equal to 8. Preferably, the composition is a mascara composition. The present invention also relates to methods of treating, caring for and/or making up eyelashes by applying compositions of the present invention to keratinous materials (hair, eyelashes, eyebrows) in an amount sufficient to treat, care for and/or make up the keratinous materials (hair, eyelashes, eyebrows). Preferably, the composition is a mascara composition. The present invention also relates to methods of improving the volumizing, curling and/or curl retention properties of a composition for keratinous materials (hair, eyelashes, eyebrows), comprising adding to the composition at least one aqueous polyurethane dispersion and at least one acrylic film former. Preferably, at least one surfactant having an HLB value greater than or equal to 8 is also added, preferably at least two. Preferably, at least one hard wax is also added. Preferably, the composition is a mascara composition. The present invention also relates to methods of improving the removability properties (from a container or a tube) of a composition for keratinous materials (hair, eyelashes, eyebrows), comprising adding to the composition at least one aqueous polyurethane dispersion and at least one acrylic film former. Preferably, at least one hard wax is also added. Preferably, at least one surfactant having an HLB value greater than or equal to 8 is also added, preferably at least two. Preferably, the composition is a mascara composition. The present invention also relates to methods of improving the tackiness, comfort and removability properties of a composition for keratinous materials (hair, eyelashes, eyebrows), comprising adding to the composition at least one aqueous polyurethane dispersion and at least one acrylic film forming agent having a low glass transition temperature. Preferably, the composition is a mascara composition. The present invention also relates to methods of improving the volumizing, curling and/or curl retention properties of a composition for keratinous materials (hair, eyelashes, eyebrows), comprising adding to the composition at least one aqueous polyurethane dispersion and at least one acrylic film forming agent having a high glass transition temperature. Preferably, the composition is a mascara composition. The present invention also relates to methods of making a composition for keratinous materials (hair, eyelashes, eyebrows) comprising reacting at least one aqueous polyurethane dispersion, and at least one acrylic film forming agent to form the composition. Preferably, at least one hard wax is also reacted. Preferably, at least one surfactant having an HLB value greater than or equal to 8 is also reacted, preferably at least two. DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE INVENTION As used herein, the expression “at least one” means one or more and thus includes individual components as well as mixtures/combinations. Other than in the operating examples, or where otherwise indicated, all numbers expressing quantities of ingredients and/or reaction conditions are to be understood as being modified in all instances by the term “about,” meaning within 10% to 15% of the indicated number. “Film former” or “film forming agent” as used herein means a polymer or resin that leaves a film on the substrate to which it is applied, for example, after a solvent accompanying the film former has evaporated, absorbed into and/or dissipated on the substrate. “Water-soluble solvent” is understood to mean a compound which is liquid at ambient temperature and miscible with water (miscibility with water greater than 50% by weight at 25° C. and atmospheric pressure). “Transfer resistance” as used herein refers to the quality exhibited by compositions that are not readily removed by contact with another material, such as, for example, a glass, an item of clothing or the skin, for example, when eating or drinking. Transfer resistance may be evaluated by any method known in the art for evaluating such. For example, transfer resistance of a composition may be evaluated by a “kiss” test. The “kiss” test may involve application of the composition to human keratin material such as hair, eyelashes or eyebrows followed by rubbing a material, for example, a sheet of paper, against the hair, eyelashes or eyebrows after expiration of a certain amount of time following application, such as 2 minutes after application. Similarly, transfer resistance of a composition may be evaluated by the amount of product transferred from a wearer to any other substrate, such as transfer from the hair, eyelashes or eyebrows of an individual to a collar when putting on clothing after the expiration of a certain amount of time following application of the composition to the hair, eyelashes or eyebrows. The amount of composition transferred to the substrate (e.g., collar, or paper) may then be evaluated and compared. For example, a composition may be transfer resistant if a majority of the product is left on the wearer's hair, eyelashes or eyebrows. Further, the amount transferred may be compared with that transferred by other compositions, such as commercially available compositions. In a preferred embodiment of the present invention, little or no composition is transferred to the substrate from the hair, eyelashes or eyebrows. “Long wear” compositions as used herein, refers to compositions where color remains the same or substantially the same as at the time of application, as viewed by the naked eye, after an extended period of time. Long wear properties may be evaluated by any method known in the art for evaluating such properties. For example, long wear may be evaluated by a test involving the application of a composition to human hair, eyelashes or eyebrows and evaluating the color of the composition after an extended period of time. For example, the color of a composition may be evaluated immediately following application to hair, eyelashes or eyebrows and these characteristics may then be re-evaluated and compared after a certain amount of time. Further, these characteristics may be evaluated with respect to other compositions, such as commercially available compositions. “Tackiness” as used herein refers to the adhesion between two substances. For example, the more tackiness there is between two substances, the more adhesion there is between the substances. To quantify “tackiness,” it is useful to determine the “work of adhesion” as defined by IUPAC associated with the two substances. Generally speaking, the work of adhesion measures the amount of work necessary to separate two substances. Thus, the greater the work of adhesion associated with two substances, the greater the adhesion there is between the substances, meaning the greater the tackiness is between the two substances. Work of adhesion and, thus, tackiness, can be quantified using acceptable techniques and methods generally used to measure adhesion, and is typically reported in units of force time (for example, gram seconds (“g s”)). For example, the TA-XT2 from Stable Micro Systems, Ltd. can be used to determine adhesion following the procedures set forth in the TA-XT2 Application Study (ref: MATI/PO.25), revised January 2000, the entire contents of which are hereby incorporated by reference. According to this method, desirable values for work of adhesion for substantially non-tacky substances include less than about 0.5 g s, less than about 0.4 g s, less than about 0.3 g s and less than about 0.2 g s. As known in the art, other similar methods can be used on other similar analytical devices to determine adhesion. “Waterproof” as used herein refers to the ability to repel water and permanence with respect to water. Waterproof properties may be evaluated by any method known in the art for evaluating such properties. For example, a mascara composition may be applied to false eyelashes, which may then be placed in water for a certain amount of time, such as, for example, 20 minutes. Upon expiration of the pre-ascertained amount of time, the false eyelashes may be removed from the water and passed over a material, such as, for example, a sheet of paper. The extent of residue left on the material may then be evaluated and compared with other compositions, such as, for example, commercially available compositions. Similarly, for example, a composition may be applied to skin, and the skin may be submerged in water for a certain amount of time. The amount of composition remaining on the skin after the pre-ascertained amount of time may then be evaluated and compared. For example, a composition may be waterproof if a majority of the product is left on the wearer, e.g., eyelashes. In a preferred embodiment of the present invention, little or no composition is transferred from the wearer. “Substituted” as used herein, means comprising at least one substituent. Non-limiting examples of substituents include atoms, such as oxygen atoms and nitrogen atoms, as well as functional groups, such as hydroxyl groups, ether groups, alkoxy groups, acyloxyalky groups, oxyalkylene groups, polyoxyalkylene groups, carboxylic acid groups, amine groups, acylamino groups, amide groups, halogen containing groups, ester groups, thiol groups, sulphonate groups, thiosulphate groups, siloxane groups, and polysiloxane groups. The substituent(s) may be further substituted. “Volatile”, as used herein, means having a flash point of less than about 100° C. “Non-volatile”, as used herein, means having a flash point of greater than about 100° C. The compositions and methods of the present invention can comprise, consist of, or consist essentially of the essential elements and limitations of the invention described herein, as well as any additional or optional ingredients, components, or limitations described herein or otherwise useful. Aqueous Polyurethane Dispersion According to the present invention, compositions comprising at least one aqueous polyurethane dispersion are provided. “Aqueous polyurethane dispersion” as used herein means the aqueous polyurethane dispersions disclosed in U.S. Pat. Nos. 7,445,770 and/or 7,452,770, the entire contents of both of which are hereby incorporated by reference. More specifically, the aqueous polyurethane dispersions of the present invention are preferably the reaction products of: A) a prepolymer according to the formula: wherein R 1 represents a bivalent radical of a dihydroxyl functional compound, R 2 represents a hydrocarbon radical of an aliphatic or cycloaliphatic polyisocyanate, R 3 represents a radical of a low molecular weight diol, optionally substituted with ionic groups, n is from 0 to 5, and m is >1; B) at least one chain extender according to the formula: H 2 N—R 4 —NH 2 wherein R 4 represents an alkylene or alkylene oxide radical not substituted with ionic or potentially ionic groups; and C) at least one chain extender according to the formula: H 2 N—R 5 —NH 2 wherein R 5 represents an alkylene radical substituted with ionic or potentially ionic groups. Suitable dihydroxyl compounds for providing the bivalent radical R 1 include those having two hydroxy groups and having number average molecular weights of from about 700 to about 16,000, and preferably from about 750 to about 5000. Examples of the high molecular weight compounds include polyester polyols, polyether polyols, polyhydroxy polycarbonates, polyhydroxy polyacetals, polyhydroxy polyacrylates, polyhydroxy polyester amides, polyhydroxy polyalkadienes and polyhydroxy polythioethers. The polyester polyols, polyether polyols and polyhydroxy polycarbonates are preferred. Mixtures of various such compounds are also within the scope of the present invention. Suitable polyisocyanates for providing the hydrocarbon radical R 2 include organic diisocyanates having a molecular weight of from about 112 to 1,000, and preferably from about 140 to 400. Preferred diisocyanates are those represented by the general formula R 2 (NCO) 2 indicated above in which R 2 represents a divalent aliphatic hydrocarbon group having from 4 to 18 carbon atoms, a divalent cycloaliphatic hydrocarbon group having from 5 to 15 carbon atoms, a divalent araliphatic hydrocarbon group having from 7 to 15 carbon atoms or a divalent aromatic hydrocarbon group having 6-15 carbon atoms. Examples of the organic diisocyanates which are suitable include tetramethylene diisocyanate, 1,6-hexamethylene diisocyanate, dodecamethylene diisocyanate, cyclohexane-1,3- and -1,4-diisocyanate, 1-isocyanato-3-isocyanatomethyl-3,5,5-trimethylcyclohexane (isophorone diisocyanate or IPDI), bis-(4-isocyanatocyclohexyl)-methane, 1,3- and 1,4-bis(isocyanatomethyl)-cyclohexane, bis-(4-isocyanato-3-methyl-cyclohexyl)-methane, isomers of toluene diisocyanate (TDI) such as 2,4-diisocyanatotoluene, 2,6-diisocyanatotoluene, mixtures of these isomers, hydrogenated TDI, 4,4′-diisocyanato diphenyl methane and its isomeric mixtures with 2,4′- and optionally 2,2′-diisocyanato diphenylmethane, and 1,5-diisocyanato naphthalene. Mixtures of diisocyanates can, of course, be used. Preferred diisocyanates are aliphatic and cycloaliphatic diisocyanates. Particularly preferred are 1,6-hexamethylene diisocyanate and isophorone diisocyanate. “Low molecular weight diols” in the context of R 3 means diols having a molecular weight from about 62 to 700, preferably 62 to 200. They may contain aliphatic, alicyclic or aromatic groups. Preferred compounds contain only aliphatic groups. The low molecular weight diols having up to about 20 carbon atoms per molecule include ethylene glycol, diethylene glycol, propane 1,2-diol, propane 1,3-diol, butane 1,4-diol, butylene 1,3-glycol, neopentyl glycol, butyl ethyl propane diol, cyclohexane diol, 1,4-cyclohexane dimethanol, hexane 1,6-diol, bisphenol A (2,2-bis(4-hydroxyphenyl)propane), hydrogenated bisphenol A (2,2-bis(4-hydroxycyclohexyl)propane), and mixtures thereof. Optionally, the low molecular weight diols may contain ionic or potentially ionic groups. Suitable lower molecular weight diols containing ionic or potentially ionic groups are those disclosed in U.S. Pat. No. 3,412,054, the contents of which is hereby incorporated by reference. Preferred compounds include dimethylol butanoic acid (DMBA), dimethylol propionic acid (DMBA) and carboxyl-containing caprolactone polyester diol. If lower molecular weight diols containing ionic or potentially ionic groups are used, they are preferably used in an amount such that <0.30 meq of COOH per gram of polyurethane in the polyurethane dispersion are present. The prepolymer is chain extended using two classes of chain extenders. First, compounds having the formula: H 2 N—R 4 —NH 2 wherein R 4 represents an alkylene or alkylene oxide radical not substituted with ionic or potentially ionic groups. Alkylene diamines include hydrazine, ethylenediamine, propylenediamine, 1,4-butylenediamine and piperazine. The alkylene oxide diamines include 3-{2-[2-(3-aminopropoxy)ethoxy]ethoxy}propylamine (also known as dipropylamine diethyleneglycol or DPA-DEG available from Tomah Products, Milton, Wis.), 2-methyl-1,5-pentanediamine (Dytec A from DuPont), hexane diamine, isophorone diamine, and 4,4-methylenedi-(cyclohexylamine), and the DPA-series ether amines available from Tomah Products, Milton, Wis., including dipropylamine propyleneglycol, dipropylamine dipropyleneglycol, dipropylamine tripropyleneglycol, dipropylamine poly(propylene glycol), dipropylamine ethyleneglycol, dipropylamine poly(ethylene glycol), dipropylamine 1,3-propane diol, dipropylamine 2-methyl-1,3-propane diol, dipropylamine 1,4-butane diol, dipropylamine 1,3-butane diol, dipropylamine 1,6-hexane diol and dipropylamine cyclohexane-1,4-dimethanol. Mixtures of the listed diamines may also be used. The second class of chain extenders are compounds having the formula: H 2 N—R 5 —NH 2 wherein R 5 represents an alkylene radical substituted with ionic or potentially ionic groups. Such compounds have an ionic or potentially ionic group and two groups that are reactive with isocyanate groups. Such compounds contain two isocyanate-reactive groups and an ionic group or group capable of forming an ionic group. The ionic group or potentially ionic group can be selected from the group consisting of ternary or quaternary ammonium groups, groups convertible into such a group, a carboxyl group, a carboxylate group, a sulfonic acid group and a sulfonate group. The at least partial conversion of the groups convertible into salt groups of the type mentioned may take place before or during the mixing with water. Specific compounds include diaminosulfonates, such as for example the sodium salt of N-(2-aminoethyl)-2-aminoethane sulfonic acid (AAS) or the sodium salt of N-(2-aminoethyl)-2-aminopropionic acid. The polyurethane according to the invention may also include compounds which are situated in each case at the chain ends and terminate said chains (chain terminators) as described in U.S. Pat. Nos. 7,445,770 and/or 7,452,770. Preferably, the aqueous polyurethane dispersion has a viscosity of less than 2000 mPa·s at 23° C., preferably less than 1500, preferably less than 1000, including all ranges and subranges therebetween. Further preferably, the aqueous polyurethane dispersion has a glass transition temperature below 0° C. Also preferably, the aqueous polyurethane dispersion has a solids content based on the weight of the dispersion of from 20% to 60%, preferably from 25% to 55% and preferably from 30% to 50%, including all ranges and subranges therebetween. Also preferably, the aqueous polyurethane dispersion has a glass transition temperature (Tg) that is, equal to or below −25° C., preferably below −35° C., preferably below −45° C., and preferably below −50° C. Suitiable aqueous polyurethane dispersions for use in the present invention include, but are not limited to, aqueous polyurethane dispersions sold under the BAYCUSAN® name by Bayer such as, for example, BAYCUSAN® C1000 (polyurethane-34), BAYCUSAN® C1001 (polyurethane-34), BAYCUSAN® C1003 (polyurethane-32), and BAYCUSAN® C1004 (polyurethane-35). According to preferred embodiments, the at least one aqueous polyurethane dispersion is present in the composition of the present invention in an amount ranging from about 1 to 60% by weight (non-dry weight basis), more preferably from about 2 to about 30% by weight, more preferably from about 3 to about 20% by weight based on the total weight of the composition, including all ranges and subranges within these ranges. Acrylic Film Forming Agent According to the present invention, compositions comprising at least one acrylic film forming agent are provided. In accordance with the present invention, the acrylic film forming agents are more generally referred to in the art as acrylic film-forming dispersions as they are commercially available in the form of liquid dispersions or emulsions. According to the present invention, the acrylic film forming agent can have either a high glass transition temperature (Tg) (that is, equal to or above 0° C.) or a low glass transition temperature (Tg) (that is, below 0° C.). Preferably, for high Tg acrylic film forming agents, the Tg ranges from 0° C. to 60° C., more preferably from 10° C. to 50° C., and most preferably from 15° C. to 40° C., including all ranges and subranges therebetween. Preferably, for low Tg acrylic film forming agents, the Tg ranges from −5° C. to −30° C., more preferably from −10° C. to −25° C., and most preferably from −10° C. to −20° C., including all ranges and subranges therebetween. Preferably, when the compositions of the present invention further include at least one hard wax, the acrylic film forming agent is a high Tg acrylic film forming agent (a Tg equal to or above 0° C.). Suitable acrylic film forming agents having a Tg less than 0° C. include, but are not limited to: ethyl acrylates/methyl methacrylates copolymer emulsion (chemical name) (INCI name:water (and) acrylates copolymer), which is commercially available from Kobo Products, Inc. (South Plainfield, N.J.) and Daito Kasei Kogyo Co., Ltd., under the trade name Daitosol AD. This product is sold in the form of an emulsion that contains water, ethyl acrylates/methyl methacrylates copolymer, sodium dehydroacetate, and Laureth-20 (lauryl alcohol and oxirane). Daitosol AD is disclosed to have a glass transition temperature of −14° C. See, United States Patent Application Publication 20060134043 A1; ethyl methacrylates/N-butyl acrylates/2-methylhexyl acrylates copolymer emulsion (chemical name) (INCI name:water (and) acrylates/ethylhexyl acrylates copolymer), which is also commercially available from Kobo Products, Inc. and Daito Kasei Kogyo Co., Ltd., under the trade name Daitosol SJ. This product is sold in the form of an emulsion that contains water, ethyl methacrylates/N-butyl acrylates/2-methylhexyl acrylates copolymer, and Laureth-20. Daitosol 5000 SJ is disclosed to have a glass transition temperature of −13° C.; acrylates/vinyl acetate copolymer such as that commercially available from Daido Chemical under the trade name Vinysol 2140, which contains acrylates/VA copolymer (and) PEG-20 sorbitan cocoate (and) hydroxyethylcellulose (and) ceteth-25) is disclosed to have a glass transition temperature of −9° C.; alkyl (meth)acrylates copolymer emulsion (INCI name: acrylates copolymer), which is commercially available from Nippon LSC Ltd., under the trade name Yodosol GH34F. Yodosol GH34F is disclosed to have a glass transition temperature of −16° C. See U.S. Patent Application Publication 20060134043 A1; and acrylates/ammonium methacrylates copolymer (INCI name) (CAS No. 25212-88-8), commercially available from Ganz Chemical under the tradename ULTRASOL, and which has a Tg of about −20° C. The chemical composition ULTRASOL includes, in addition to the copolymer, water, zinc oxide, sodium lauryl sulfate, and methylparaben. Although not wishing to be bound by any theories, generally speaking compositions comprising at least one dispersion of polyurethane and at least one acrylic film forming agent having a low glass transition temperature (Tg) have beneficial cosmetic properties including comfort upon application including decreased tackiness and/or improved properties relating to removability from their containers. Suitable acrylic film forming agents having a Tg equal to or above 0° C. include, but are not limited to: styrene/acrylates copolymer emulsion (INCI name), which is commercially available from Nippon LSC Ltd., under the tradename Yodosol GH41 F. See, U.S. Patent Application Publication 20030074743 A1. Yodosol GH41 F is disclosed to have a glass transition temperature of about 5° C.; a styrene/acrylates copolymer emulsion (INCI name), which is commercially available from BASF under the tradename Joncryl 77 (which contains the copolymer in the form of an ammonia salt, along with water and polypropylene glycol). This acrylates copolymer has a Tg of about 35° C.; a Polyacrylates-21 (and) acrylates/dimethylaminoethyl methacrylates copolymer (INCI name), commercially available from Interpolymer under the tradename Syntran 5100. This acrylates copolymer has a Tg of about 32° C. The chemical composition of Syntran 5100 includes, in addition to water and the two acrylates copolymers having CAS Nos. 68541-61-7 and 67380-24-9 respectively, ethoxylated secondary alcohol (CAS No. 84133-50-6) and sodium laurylpolyethoxyethanol sulfate (CAS No. 68891-38-3); a styrene/acrylates/ammonium methacrylates copolymer (and) butylene glycol (and) sodium Laureth-12 sulfate (INCI name), commercially available from Interpolymer under the tradename Syntran 5760 as a 40% aqueous dispersion. This acrylates copolymer has a Tg of about 19° C.; and a polyurethane-10 and PEG-12 dimethicone alcohol copolymer emulsion (INCI name), commercially available from Nippon LSC under the tradename Yodosol PUD (which also includes ethanol, 2-phenoyl-ethanol, and water in the emulsion). This acrylates copolymer has a Tg of about 39° C. Although not wishing to be bound by any theories, generally speaking compositions comprising at least one dispersion of polyurethane and at least one acrylic film forming agent having a high glass transition temperature (Tg) have beneficial cosmetic properties including comfort upon application and/or improved volumizing eyelashes, with particularly beneficial or improved properties including significantly improved curling and/or curl retention properties. According to preferred embodiments, the at least one acrylic film forming agent is present in the composition of the present invention in an amount ranging from about 1 to 60% by weight (non-dry weight basis), more preferably from about 2 to about 30% by weight, more preferably from about 3 to about 20% by weight based on the total weight of the composition, including all ranges and subranges within these ranges. According to particularly preferred embodiments, the combined amount of acrylic film forming agent and aqueous polyurethane dispersion present ranges from about 10 to 60% by weight (non-dry weight basis), more preferably from about 20 to about 50% by weight, more preferably from about 30 to about 40% by weight based on the total weight of the composition, including all ranges and subranges within these ranges. Also, the weight ratio of acrylic film forming agent to aqueous polyurethane dispersion present preferably ranges from about 1:10 to about 10:1, preferably from about 1:5 to about 5:1, and most preferably from about 1:2 to about 2:1. Hard Wax According to preferred embodiments of the present invention, compositions further comprising at least one hard wax are provided. “Wax” means a lipophilic compound, solid at ambient temperature (25° C.), with a reversible solid/liquid change of state, having a melting point greater than or equal to 30° C. “Hard wax” means a wax exhibiting a hardness greater than 5 MPa, in particular ranging from 5 to 30 MPa, preferably greater than 6 MPa, better still ranging from 6 to 25 MPa, at 20° C. The hardness of the wax can be determined, for example, by measurement of the compression force measured at 20° C. by means of the texturometer sold under the name TA-XT2 by the company RHEO, equipped with a stainless steel cylinder with a diameter of 2 mm moving at the measurement speed of 0.1 mm/s, and penetrating into the wax to a penetration depth of 0.3 mm. A suitable measurement protocol is as follows: the wax is melted at a temperature equal to the melting point of the wax +10° C. The melted wax is poured into a container 25 mm in diameter and 20 mm deep. The wax is recrystallised at ambient temperature (25° C.) for 24 hours so that the surface of the wax is flat and smooth, then the wax is kept for at least 1 hour at 20. ° C. before performing the measurement of the hardness or the adhesivity. The mobile element of the texturometer is moved at the speed of 0.1 mm/s, then penetrates into the wax to a penetration depth of 0.3 mm. When the mobile element has penetrated into the wax to the depth of 0.3 mm, the mobile element is kept immobile for 1 second (corresponding to the relaxation time) and is then withdrawn at the speed of 0.5 mm/s. The value of the hardness is the maximal compression force measured, divided by the area of the texturometer cylinder in contact with the wax. The waxes can be hydrocarbon, fluorinated and/or silicone, and be of plant, mineral, animal and/or synthetic origin. Suitable examples of hard wax include, but are not limited to, Carnauba wax, candelilla wax, BIS-PEG-12 DIMETHICONE CANDELILLATE wax such as for example the Siliconyl Candelilla Wax marketed by the company KOSTER KEUNEN, hydrogenated Jojoba wax such as for example that marketed by the company DESERT WHALE, hydrogenated palm oil such as that marketed by the company SIO, rice bran wax, Sumac wax, ceresin waxes, laurel wax, Chinese insect wax, Shellac wax, hydrogenated olive oil such as Waxolive from the company SOLIANCE, waxes obtained by hydrogenation of olive oil esterified with C12 to C18 chain fatty alcohols such as those sold by the company SOPHIM under the brand names Phytowax Olive 12L44, 14L48, 16L55 and 18L57, waxes obtained by hydrogenation of castor oil esterified with cetyl or behenyl alcohol such as for example those which are sold under the names Phytowax Ricin 16 L 64 and Phytowax Ricin 22 L 73 by the company SOPHIM, hydrogenated Cameline wax, Ouricury wax, Montan wax, ozokerite waxes such as for example Wax SP 1020 P marketed by the company Strahl & Pitsch, microcrystalline waxes such as for example that sold under the brand name Microwax HW by the company PARAMELT, triglycerides of lauric, palmitic, cetylic and stearic acids (INCI name: hydrogenated coco glycerides) such as for example that sold under the brand name Softisan 100 by the company SASOL, polymethylene waxes such as for example that sold under the brand name Cirebelle 303 by the company SASOL, polyethylene waxes such as for example those sold under the brand names Performalene 400 polyethylene, Performalene 655 polyethylene and Performalene 500-L polyethylene by the company New Phase Technologies, alcohol-polyethylene waxes such as for example that marketed under the name Performacol 425 Alcohol by the company BARECO, the 95/5 ethylene/acrylic acid copolymer sold under the brand name AC 540 wax by the company Honeywell, hydroxyoctacosanyl hydroxy-stearate such as for example that sold under the brand name Elfacos C 26 by the company AKZO, octacosanyl stearate such as for example that marketed under the name Kester Wax K 82H by the company KOSTER KEUNEN, stearyl stearate such as for example that marketed under the name Liponate SS by the company LIPO CHEMICALS, pentaerythritol distearate such as for example that marketed under the name Cutina PES by the company COGNIS, the mixture of dibehenyl adipate, dioctadecyl adipate and di-eicosanyl adipate (INCI name C18-C22 dialkyl adipate), the mixture of dilauryl adipate and ditetradecyl adipate (INCI name: C12-C14 dialkyl adipate), the mixture of dioctadecyl sebacate, didocosyl sebacate and dieicosyl sebacate (INCI name: C18-C22 dialkyl sebacate) and the mixture of dioctadecyl octadecanedioate, didocosyl octanedioate and dieicosyl octanedioate (INCI name: C18-C22 dialkyl octanedioate) such as for example those marketed by the company COGNIS, pentaerythrityl tetrastearate such as for example Liponate PS-4 from the company Lipo Chemicals, tetracontanyl stearate such as for example Kester Wax K76H from the company KOSTER KEUNEN, stearyl benzoate such as for example Finsolv 116 from the company FINETEX, behenyl fumarate such as for example Marrix 222 from the company AKZO BERNEL, di-(trimethylol-1,1,1-propane) tetrastearate such as for example that which is offered under the name “HEST 2T-4S” by the company HETERENE, didotriacontanyl distearate such as for example Kester Wax K82D from the company KOSTER KEUNEN, polyethylene glycol montanate with 4 ethylene oxide units (PEG-4) such as for example that which is sold under the brand name Clariant Licowax KST1, hexanediol disalicylate such as for example Betawax RX-13750 marketed by the company CP Hall, dipentaerythritol hexastearate such as for example that which is sold under the brand name Hest 2P-6S by the company HETERENE, ditrimethylolpropane tetrabehenate such as for example that which is sold under the brand name Hest 2T-4B by the company HETERENE, Jojoba esters such as for example that which is sold under the brand name Floraester HIP by the company FLORATECH, mixtures of linear (C20-40) carboxylic acid/saturated hydrocarbons (INCI name: C20-40 acid polyethylene) such as for example Performacid 350 acid from the company NEW PHASE TECHNOLOGIES, synthetic wax of the Fischer-Tropsch type such as that marketed under the name Rosswax 100 by the company ROSS, cetyl alcohol, stearyl alcohol, behenyl alcohol, dioctadecyl carbonate such as for example Cutina KE 3737, saccharose polybehenate such as for example Crodaderm B from the company CRODA, and mixtures thereof, can in particular be cited. Such waxes are also described in U.S. patent application publication no. 2009/0142289, the entire contents of which is hereby incorporated by reference. Waxes of plant origin such as carnauba wax, candelilla wax, hydrogenated jojoba wax, sumac wax, waxes obtained by hydrogenation of olive oil esterified with C12 to C18 chain fatty alcohols sold by the company SOPHIM in the Phytowax range (12L44, 14L48, 16L55 and 18L57), rice bran wax, cetyl, stearyl and behenyl alcohols, laurel wax and Ouricury wax are preferably used. The hard wax(es) are preferably present in a quantity of at least 12% by weight, preferably from about 12 to about 30% by weight, preferably from about 14 to about 25% by weight relative to the total weight of the composition, including all ranges and subranges therebetween. Surfactant Having an HLB Value Greater Than or Equal to Eight According to preferred embodiments of the present invention, compositions further comprising at least one surfactant having an HLB value greater than or equal to 8 are provided. Preferably, the compositions comprise at least two such surfactants, at least three such surfactants, at least four such surfactants, etc. “HLB” means hydrophile-lipophile balance. The HLB value can be determined according to GRIFFIN in J. Soc. Cosm. Chem. 1954 (volume 5), pages 249-256. These surfactant agents can be selected from non-ionic, anionic, cationic and amphoteric surfactant agents. Reference can be made to the document “Encyclopedia of Chemical Technology, KIRK-OTHMER”, volume 22, p. 333-432, 3rd edition, 1979, WILEY, for the definition of the properties and the emulsifying functions of the surfactant agents, in particular p. 347-377 of this reference, for the anionic, amphoteric and non-ionic surfactant agents. Such surfactants are also described in U.S. patent application publication no. 2009/0142289, the entire contents of which is hereby incorporated by reference. Suitable non-ionic surfactants of HLB greater than or equal to 8, used alone or as a mixture, include: glycerol ethers, ethoxylated and/or propoxylated, which can contain from 1 to 150 ethylene oxide and/or propylene oxide units; ethoxylated and/or propoxylated ethers (which can contain from 1 to 150 ethylene oxide and/or propylene oxide units) of fatty alcohols, in particular C8-C24, and preferably C12-C18, such as the ethoxylated ether of stearyl alcohol with 20 ethylene oxide units (CTFA name “Steareth-20”) such as the BRIJ 78 marketed by the company UNIQEMA, the ethoxylated ether of cetearyl alcohol with 30 ethylene oxide units (CTFA name “Ceteareth-30”) and the ethoxylated ether of the mixture of C12-C15 fatty alcohols containing 7 ethylene oxide units (CTFA name “C12-C15 Pareth-7”) such as that marketed under the name NEODOL 25-7® by SHELL CHEMICALS; fatty acid esters, in particular C8-C24, and preferably C16-C22, and polyethylene glycol (or PEG) (which can contain from 1 to 150 ethylene oxide units), such as the PEG-50 stearate and PEG-40 monostearate marketed under the name MYRJ 52P® by the company UNIQEMA; fatty acid esters, in particular C8-C24, and preferably C16-C22, and ethoxylated and/or propoxylated ethers of glycerol (which can contain from 1 to 150 ethylene oxide and/or propylene oxide units), such as the polyethoxylated glyceryl monostearate with 200 ethylene oxide units sold under the name Simulsol 220 TM® by the company SEPPIC; polyethoxylated glyceryl stearate with 30 ethylene oxide units such as the product TAGAT S® sold by the company GOLDSCHMIDT, polyethoxylated glyceryl oleate with 30 ethylene oxide units such as the product TAGAT O® sold by the company GOLDSCHMIDT, polyethoxylated glyceryl cocoate with 30 ethylene oxide units such as the product VARIONIC LI 13® sold by the company SHEREX, polyethoxylated glyceryl isostearate with 30 ethylene oxide units such as the product TAGAT L® sold by the company GOLDSCHMIDT and polyethoxylated glyceryl laurate with 30 ethylene oxide units such as the product TAGAT I® from the company GOLDSCHMIDT; fatty acid esters, in particular C8-C24, and preferably C16-C22, and ethoxylated and/or propoxylated ethers of sorbitol (which can contain from 1 to 150 ethylene oxide and/or propylene oxide units), such as the polysorbate 60 sold under the name Tween 60® by the company UNIQEMA; dimethicone copolyol, such as that sold under the name Q2-5220® by the company DOW CORNING; dimethicone copolyol benzoate such as that sold under the name FINSOLV SLB 101® and 201® by the company FINTEX; copolymers of propylene oxide and ethylene oxide, also called EO/PO polycondensates, and mixtures thereof. Suitable anionic surfactants include, but are not limited to, salts of C16-C30 fatty acids, in particular amine salts such as triethanolamine stearate or 2-amino-2-methylpropane-1,3-diol stearate; salts of polyethoxylated fatty acids, in particular amine salts or alkali metal salts, and mixtures thereof; phosphate esters and salts thereof such as “DEA oleth-10 phosphate” (Crodafos N 10N from the company CRODA) or monopotassium monocetyl phosphate (Amphisol K from Givaudan or ARLATONE MAP 160K from the company UNIQEMA); sulphosuccinates such as “Disodium PEG-5 citrate lauryl sulphosuccinate” and “Disodium ricinoleamido MEA sulphosuccinate”; alkyl ether sulphates such as sodium lauryl ether sulphate; isethionates; acylglutamates such as “Disodium hydrogenated tallow glutamate” (AMISOFT HS-21 R® marketed by the company AJINOMOTO) and mixtures thereof. Suitable cationic surfactants include, but are not limited to, alkylimidazolidiniums such as isostearyl-ethylimidonium etho-sulphate; and ammonium salts such as (C12-C30 alkyl)-tri(C1-C4 alkyl)ammonium halides such as N,N,N-trimethyl-1-docosanaminium chloride (or Behentrimonium chloride). Suitable amphoteric surfactants include, but are not limited to, N-acyl amino acids such as N-alkyl-aminoacetates and disodium cocoamphodiacetate, and amine oxides such as stearamine oxide, or even silicone surfactants such as the dimethicone copolyol phosphates such as that sold under the name PECOSIL PS 100® by the company PHOENIX CHEMICAL. According to preferred embodiments, the compositions according to the invention contain the following combination of surfactants: (1) at least one phosphate ester or salt thereof such as “DEA oleth-10 phosphate” or monopotassium monocetyl phosphate; and (2) at least one ethoxylated and/or propoxylated ethers (which can contain from 1 to 150 ethylene oxide and/or propylene oxide units) of fatty alcohols, in particular C8-C24, and preferably C12-C18. According to preferred embodiments, surfactant(s) having an HLB value of greater than or equal to 8 are present in the composition of the present invention in an amount ranging from about 0.5 to 15% by weight, more preferably from about 2 to about 10% by weight, more preferably from about 3 to about 8% by weight based on the total weight of the composition, including all ranges and subranges within these ranges. Compositions of the present invention can optionally further comprise any additive usually used in the field(s) under consideration. For example, dispersants such as poly(12-hydroxystearic acid), antioxidants, oils, sunscreens, preserving agents, fragrances, fibers, fillers, neutralizing agents, cosmetic and dermatological active agents such as, for example, emollients, moisturizers, vitamins, essential fatty acids, surfactants having an HLB value of less than 8, silicone elastomers, pasty compounds, viscosity increasing agents such as additional waxes (for example, soft or adhesive waxes) or liposoluble/lipodispersible polymers, film forming agents, colorants, and mixtures thereof can be added. A non-exhaustive listing of such ingredients can be found in U.S. patent application publication nos. 2004/0170586 and 2009/0142289, the entire contents of which are hereby incorporated by reference. Further examples of suitable additional components can be found in the other references which have been incorporated by reference in this application. Still further examples of such additional ingredients may be found in the International Cosmetic Ingredient Dictionary and Handbook (9 th ed. 2002). Suitable fillers and/or viscosity increasing agents include silicate clays such as, for example, silicate clays containing at least one cation which may be chosen from calcium, magnesium, aluminium, sodium, potassium, and lithium cations, and mixtures thereof. Non-limiting examples of such products include smectite clays such as montmorillonites, hectorites, bentonites, beidellites, saponites, vermiculites, stevensite, and chlorites. Preferred clays are synthetic silicate clays, most preferably lithium magnesium sodium silicate, commercially available from Rockwood under the tradename Laponite®. Other preferred examples of silicate clays which may be used in the present invention are chosen from lithium magnesium silicate, aluminum calcium sodium silicate, calcium magnesium silicate, sodium magnesium silicate, calcium aluminum borosilicate, magnesium aluminum silicate, sodium potassium aluminum silicate, and sodium silver aluminum silicate. If present, the clay is preferably present in the compositions of the present invention in an amount of from 0.1% to 10% by weight, preferably in an amount of from 0.5% to 7%, preferably in an amount of from 1% to 5% by weight, based on the total weight of the composition. Suitable surfactants having an HLB value less than 8 include, but are not limited to, esters and ethers of sugars such as saccharose stearate, saccharose cocoate, sorbitan stearate and mixtures thereof; esters of fatty acids, in particular C8-C24, and preferably C16-C22, and polyols, in particular glycerol or sorbitol, such as glyceryl stearate, glyceryl laurate, polyglyceryl-2 stearate, sorbitan tristearate, and glyceryl ricinoleate; ethoxylated and/or propoxylated ethers such as the ethoxylated ether of stearyl alcohol with 2 ethylene oxide units (CTFA name “Steareth-2”); and a mixture of cyclomethicone/dimethicone copolyol such as that sold under the name Q2-3225C® by the company DOW CORNING. Suitable oils include volatile and/or non-volatile oils. Such oils can be any acceptable oil including but not limited to silicone oils and/or hydrocarbon oils. According to certain embodiments, the oil carrier comprises one or more volatile silicone oils. Examples of such volatile silicone oils include linear or cyclic silicone oils having a viscosity at room temperature less than or equal to 6 cSt and having from 2 to 7 silicon atoms, these silicones being optionally substituted with alkyl or alkoxy groups of 1 to 10 carbon atoms. Specific oils that may be used in the invention include octamethyltetrasiloxane, decamethylcyclopentasiloxane, dodecamethylcyclohexasiloxane, heptamethyloctyltrisiloxane, hexamethyldisiloxane, decamethyltetrasiloxane, dodecamethylpentasiloxane and their mixtures. Other volatile oils which may be used include KF 96A of 6 cSt viscosity, a commercial product from Shin Etsu having a flash point of 94° C. Preferably, the volatile silicone oils have a flash point of at least 40° C. Non-limiting examples of volatile silicone oils are listed in Table 1 below. TABLE 1 Flash Point Viscosity Compound (° C.) (cSt) Octyltrimethicone 93 1.2 Hexyltrimethicone 79 1.2 Decamethylcyclopentasiloxane 72 4.2 (cyclopentasiloxane or D5) Octamethylcyclotetrasiloxane 55 2.5 (cyclotetradimethylsiloxane or D4) Dodecamethylcyclohexasiloxane (D6) 93 7 Decamethyltetrasiloxane(L4) 63 1.7 KF-96 A from Shin Etsu 94 6 PDMS (polydimethylsiloxane) DC 200 56 1.5 (1.5 cSt) from Dow Corning PDMS DC 200 (2 cSt) from Dow Corning 87 2 Further, a volatile linear silicone oil may be employed in the present invention. Suitable volatile linear silicone oils include those described in U.S. Pat. No. 6,338,839 and WO03/042221, the contents of which are incorporated herein by reference. In one embodiment the volatile linear silicone oil is decamethyltetrasiloxane. In another embodiment, the decamethyltetrasiloxane is further combined with another solvent that is more volatile than decamethyltetrasiloxane. According to other embodiments, the oil carrier comprises one or more non-silicone volatile oils and may be selected from volatile hydrocarbon oils, volatile esters and volatile ethers. Examples of such volatile non-silicone oils include, but are not limited to, volatile hydrocarbon oils having from 8 to 16 carbon atoms and their mixtures and in particular branched C 8 to C 16 alkanes such as C 8 to C 16 isoalkanes (also known as isoparaffins), isododecane, isodecane, and for example, the oils sold under the trade names of Isopar or Permethyl. Preferably, the volatile non-silicone oils have a flash point of at least 40° C. Non-limiting examples of volatile non-silicone volatile oils are given in Table 2 below. TABLE 2 Compound Flash Point (° C.) Isododecane 43 Propylene glycol n-butyl ether 60 Ethyl 3-ethoxypropionate 58 Propylene glycol methylether acetate 46 Isopar L (isoparaffin C 11 -C 13 ) 62 Isopar H (isoparaffin C 11 -C 12 ) 56 The volatility of the solvents/oils can be determined using the evaporation speed as set forth in U.S. Pat. No. 6,338,839, the contents of which are incorporated by reference herein. According to other embodiments of the present invention, the oil carrier comprises at least one non-volatile oil. Examples of non-volatile oils that may be used in the present invention include, but are not limited to, polar oils such as: hydrocarbon-based plant oils with a high triglyceride content consisting of fatty acid esters of glycerol, the fatty acids of which may have varied chain lengths, these chains possibly being linear or branched, and saturated or unsaturated; these oils are especially wheat germ oil, corn oil, sunflower oil, karite butter, castor oil, sweet almond oil, macadamia oil, apricot oil, soybean oil, rapeseed oil, cottonseed oil, alfalfa oil, poppy oil, pumpkin oil, sesame seed oil, marrow oil, avocado oil, hazelnut oil, grape seed oil, blackcurrant seed oil, evening primrose oil, millet oil, barley oil, quinoa oil, olive oil, rye oil, safflower oil, candlenut oil, passion flower oil or musk rose oil; or caprylic/capric acid triglycerides, for instance those sold by the company Stearineries Dubois or those sold under the names Miglyol 810, 812 and 818 by the company Dynamit Nobel; synthetic oils or esters of formula R 5 COOR 6 in which R 5 represents a linear or branched higher fatty acid residue containing from 1 to 40 carbon atoms, including from 7 to 19 carbon atoms, and R 6 represents a branched hydrocarbon-based chain containing from 1 to 40 carbon atoms, including from 3 to 20 carbon atoms, with R 6 +R 7 ≧10, such as, for example, Purcellin oil (cetostearyl octanoate), isononyl isononanoate, C 12 to C 15 alkyl benzoate, isopropyl myristate, 2-ethylhexyl palmitate, and octanoates, decanoates or ricinoleates of alcohols or of polyalcohols; hydroxylated esters, for instance isostearyl lactate or diisostearyl malate; and pentaerythritol esters; synthetic ethers containing from 10 to 40 carbon atoms; C 8 to C 26 fatty alcohols, for instance oleyl alcohol, cetyl alcohol, stearyl alcohol, and cetearly alcohol; and mixtures thereof. Further, examples of non-volatile oils that may be used in the present invention include, but are not limited to, non-polar oils such as branched and unbranched hydrocarbons and hydrocarbon waxes including polyolefins, in particular Vaseline (petrolatum), paraffin oil, squalane, squalene, hydrogenated polyisobutene, hydrogenated polydecene, polybutene, mineral oil, pentahydrosqualene, and mixtures thereof. According to preferred embodiments of the present invention, the compositions can further comprise a desired agent. The desired agent can be, for example, any colorant (pigment, dye, etc.), any pharmaceutically or cosmetically active agent, or any film forming agent known in the art. For example, a cosmetic makeup composition or a paint composition comprising colorant can provide colorant and/or filim forming agent to a substrate (skin, lips, wall, frame, etc.) during use to provide the substrate with the desired film and/or color. Similarly, a pharmaceutical or cosmetic composition comprising a pharmaceutically active agent can provide such active agent to the patient or consumer upon use. Acceptable colorants include pigments, dyes, such as liposoluble dyes, nacreous pigments, and pearling agents. Representative liposoluble dyes which may be used according to the present invention include Sudan Red, DC Red 17, DC Green 6, β-carotene, soybean oil, Sudan Brown, DC Yellow 11, DC Violet 2, DC Orange 5, annatto, and quinoline yellow. Representative nacreous pigments include white nacreous pigments such as mica coated with titanium or with bismuth oxychloride, colored nacreous pigments such as titanium mica with iron oxides, titanium mica with ferric blue or chromium oxide, titanium mica with an organic pigment chosen from those mentioned above, and nacreous pigments based on bismuth oxychloride. Representative pigments include white, colored, inorganic, organic, polymeric, nonpolymeric, coated and uncoated pigments. Representative examples of mineral pigments include titanium dioxide, optionally surface-treated, zirconium oxide, zinc oxide, cerium oxide, iron oxides, chromium oxides, manganese violet, ultramarine blue, chromium hydrate, and ferric blue. Representative examples of organic pigments include carbon black, pigments of D & C type, and lakes based on cochineal carmine, barium, Suitable fibers include, but are not limited to, fibers which enable improvement of the lengthening effect. “Fiber” should be understood to mean an object of length L and diameter D such that L is much greater than D, D being the diameter of the circle in which the cross-section of the fibre is inscribed. In particular, the L/D ratio (or form factor) is selected in the band ranging from 3.5 to 2500, in particular from 5 to 500, and more particularly from 5 to 150. The fibers utilisable in the composition of the invention can be fibers of synthetic or natural origin, mineral or organic. They can be short or long, unitary or structured, for example, braided, hollow or full. They can be of any shape and in particular of circular or polygonal cross-section (square, hexagonal or octagonal) depending on the specific application envisaged. In particular, their ends are blunted and/or polished to avoid injury. They can be rigid or non-rigid fibers. They can be of synthetic or natural origin, mineral or organic. They can be surface treated or not, coated or not, and colored or not. According to preferred embodiments of the present invention, the compositions comprise substantial amounts of water. Preferably, compositions of the present invention comprise from about 5% to about 80% water, more preferably from about 15% to about 60% water, and more preferably from about 20% to about 50% water by weight with respect to the total weight of the composition, including all ranges and subranges therebetween. In one embodiment of the present invention, the compositions of the present invention are substantially free of silicone oils (i.e., contain less than about 0.5% silicone oils). In another embodiment, the compositions are substantially free of non-silicone oils (i.e., contain less than about 0.5% non-silicone oils). In another embodiment, the compositions are substantially free of non-volatile oils (i.e., contain less than about 0.5% non-volatile oils). Another preferred embodiment of the present invention is a composition which contains so little TEA (triethanolamine)-stearate that the presence of TEA-stearate does not affect the cosmetic properties of the composition. Preferably, the compositions are substantially free of TEA-stearate (i.e., contain less than about 0.5% TEA-stearate), essentially free of TEA-stearate (i.e., contain less than about 0.25% TEA-stearate) or free of TEA-stearate (i.e., contain no TEA-stearate). According to other preferred embodiments, methods of treating, caring for and/or enhancing the appearance of keratinous material by applying compositions of the present invention to the keratinous material in an amount sufficient to treat, care for and/or enhance the appearance of the keratinous material are provided. In accordance with these preceding preferred embodiments, the compositions of the present invention are applied topically to the desired area of the keratin material in an amount sufficient to treat, care for and/or enhance the appearance of the keratinous material. The compositions may be applied to the desired area as needed, preferably once or twice daily, more preferably once daily and then preferably allowed to dry before subjecting to contact such as with clothing or other objects (for example, a glass or a topcoat). Preferably, the composition is allowed to dry for about 1 minute or less, more preferably for about 45 seconds or less. The composition is preferably applied to the desired area that is dry or has been dried prior to application, or to which a basecoat has been previously applied. According to a preferred embodiment of the present invention, compositions having improved cosmetic properties such as, for example, improved waterproof characteristics, improved feel upon application (for example, texture, reduced drag or tackiness), increased anti-smudging properties, increased volume properties, increased curling properties, increased curl retention properties, increased removability (from a container or a tube) and/or increased long wear properties are provided. Unless otherwise indicated, all numbers expressing quantities of ingredients, reaction conditions, and so forth used in the specification and claims are to be understood as being modified in all instances by the term “about.” Accordingly, unless indicated to the contrary, the numerical parameters set forth in the following specification and attached claims are approximations that may vary depending upon the desired properties sought to be obtained by the present invention. Notwithstanding that the numerical ranges and parameters setting forth the broad scope of the invention are approximations, the numerical values set forth in the specific examples are reported as precisely as possible. Any numerical value, however, inherently contain certain errors necessarily resulting from the standard deviation found in their respective measurements. The following examples are intended to illustrate the invention without limiting the scope as a result. The percentages are given on a weight basis. EXAMPLES Example 1 Mascara Composition B 2782 Steareth-2 1.47% B 52339 Steareth-20 3.15% B 570 Cetyl Alcohol 1.4% B 71410 Rice Bran Wax 8.50% B 53161 Candellia Wax 3.00% B 1749 Carnuaba Wax 6.00% B 52262 Ethylparaben 0.14% A 511 S DI Water 34.64% A 52138 Disodium EDTA 0.07% A 53477 Potassium Cetyl Phosphate 1.12% A 633 B Methylparaben 0.13% A 71830 Pentylene Glycol 1.40% A 52414 hydroxyethyllceluluose 0.56% A 124 50% Sodium Hydroxide 0.10% A 526 Acacia Gum 2.38% C Simethicone 0.07% D 79167 carbon blak dispersion 5.60% E Polyurethane Dispersion C1001 20% STYRENE/ACRYLATES/AMMONIUM 10% METHACRYLATE COPOLYMER (and) SODIUM LAURETH-12 SULFATE F 2749 PHENOXYETHANOL 0.35% Procedure In metal container A, All phase A1 materials were added and heated until 85° C. In side beaker B, all phase B1 materials were mixed, and heated until 85° C. When both metal container A and side tank B were at the same temperature (85° C.), Added Beaker B into beaker A and homogenized for 30 minutes at 700 RPM. After the mixture was uniform, added C and D subsequently, and mixed for 20 mins. The mixture was mixed mechanically with a stirring rod until uniform. Then added Latex hybrid (Phase E) at ˜50° C. Then, the mixture began to be cooled naturally. Added Phase F around 40° C. Example 2 Mascara Composition A1 Water 26.53 Methylparaben 0.33 PHENOXY ETHANOL 0.84 Ethylparaben 0.20 Disodium EDTA 0.20 Sodium Dehydroacetate 0.20 PEG-200 Glyceryl Stearate 3.00 Butylene Glycol 2.40 Simethicone 0.10 A2 Carbon Black Dispersion 7.00 A3 ACRYLAMIDE/SODIUM 2.00 ACRYLOYLDIMETHYLTAURATE COPOLYMER (and) ISOHEXADECANE (and) POLYSORBATE 80 B1 Beeswax 3.18 Carnauba Wax 5.00 Cetyal Alcohol 2.00 Glyceryl Stearate 1.00 Ethylparaben 0.02 Iso-Paraffine(Poly Iso-butene) Hydrogenee 1.00 C Nylon-6 and carbon black 0.75 Rayon fibers 0.25 D ACRYLATES/VA COPOLYMER (and) PEG-20 20 SORBITAN COCOATE (and) HYDROXYETHYLCELLULOSE (and) CETETH-25 Polyurethane Dispersion Bacuysan C1001 20 E Caprylyl Glycol 1.00 Alcohol 3.00 Total 100 Procedure: In metal container A, All phase A1 materials were added and heated until 85° C. Added A2 into A1, Mixed for 20 minutes. Added A3 into A1, Mixed for 15 minutes. In side beaker B, all phase B1 materials were mixed, and heated until 85° C. When both metal container A and side tank B were at the same temperature (85° C.), Added Beaker B into beaker A and homogenized for 30 minutes at 700 RPM. After the mixture was uniform, added C, the mixture was mixed mechanically with a stirring rod until uniform. Then, the mixture began to be cooled naturally. Added D Latex hybrid dispersion at 55° C. into the mixture. Added E phase at 40° C. Example 3 Mascara Composition Φ INCI Name Conc. A1 DI Water 38.20 A1 Antimousse Silcone AF 90 30E* 1.00 A1 Actisea 100* 0.10 A1 Glyceryl Stearate* 2.00 A1 Phenoxyethanol and Parabens* 1.00 A1 Sodium EDTA 0.1 A1 Aminomethyl Propanedoil 0.90 A2 Lithium Magnesium Sodium Silicate 1.00 A3 Black 2 7.00 A4 Potassium Cetyl Phosphate 2.20 B Synthetic Beeswax* 2.50 B Carnauba Wax 2.32 B Paraffin 4.77 Stearic Acid 2.90 B C10-30 Cholesterol Lanosterol Esters* 2.74 B VP Eicosene Copolymer 1.00 B Euphorbia Cerifera (Candelilla) Wax* 0.57 B Tocopheryl Acetate* 0.20 B Hydrogenated Jojoba Oil 2.00 B Cetyl Alcohol 1.50 C Polyeurathane-35 12.50 STYRENE/ACRYLATES/AMMONIUM 12.50 METHACRYLATE COPOLYMER (and) SODIUM LAURETH-12 SULFATE DI WATER 1.00 Procedure In metal container A, All phase A1 materials were added and heated until 85° C. Added A2 into A main beaker, Mixed for 20 minutes Added A3 into A main beaker, Mixed for 20 minutes. Added A4 into A main beaker, Mixed for 15 minutes. In side beaker B, all phase B1 materials were mixed, and heated until 85° C. When both metal container A and side tank B were at the same temperature (85° C.), Added Beaker B into beaker A and homogenized for 30 minutes at 700 RPM. After the mixture was uniform, added phase C, the mixture was mixed mechanically with a stirring rod until uniform. Then, the mixture cooled naturally.

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