Wakame Seaweed has been used in Japan since AD 710 as a food source. Beside its numerous health benefits as a food: Codif Technologie Natural have created a new oil soluble active ingredient for Skin Care,  Wakapamp to pamper and hydrate dry uncomfortable skin.

Trade Name INCI Name Function %W/W
Phenoxyethanol (Levoss) Phenoxyethanol Preservative 0.8
Apricot Kernel Oil Refined (Olisdud) Prunus armeniaca kernel oil Natural Oil 4
Cegesoft PS 6  (BASF) Olus oil & Tocopherol Emollient 5
Dimethicone (100cs) (QUIMDIS SA) Dimethicone Emollient 3
Cegesoft SBE (BASF) Butyrospermum Parkii Butter Extract Emollient 2
Wakapamp         (Codif Technologie Natural Via ProTec Ingredia) Caprylic/capric triglyceride & Undaria pinnatifida extract Active Ingredient from Wakame seaweed 0.1
Demineralized Water Aqua Solvent 76.03
B’ Elestab Cpn (BASF) Chlorphenesin Preservative 0.27
Carbopol Ultrez 10 (Lubrizol) Carbomer Rheology Modifier 0.3
Propylene Glycol 1,2 USP  (Univar) Propylene glycol Humectant 4
Cosphaderm® X Soft (Cosphatec) Xanthan gum Rheology Modifier 0.2
Simulgel NS (Seppic) Hydroxyethyl acrylate / sodium acryloyldimethyltaurate copolymer & Aqua & Squalane & Polysorbate 60 Rheology Modifier 2
Sepiplus 400 (Seppic) Polyacrylate-13 & Polyisobutene & Polysorbate 20 & Sorbitan isostearate & Aqua Rheology Modifier 1
Sodium Hydroxide Aqua & Sodium hydroxide Neutraliser 0.4
Perfume Parfum Fragrance 0.1
D&C Red 33 1% Solution (Univar) Aqua & CI 17200 Colour 0.1
FD&C Yellow 5 1% Solution (Univar) Aqua & CI 19140 Colour 0.5
Timiron Splendid Gold (MERCK SAS) CI 77891, Mica, Silica Colour effect 0.2

Method of Manufacture:


Into the premix vessel add:

Chlorphenesin: Mix at 600 RPM for 10 minutes

Stop Mixing

Into the main vessel add:

Carbomer: Leave to hydrate for 10 minutes

After 10 minutes switch on the homogeniser
Homogenise for 10 minutes at 1500 RPM

Into the main vessel add:

Propylene glycol: Commence heating the main vessel to 75C
Xanthan Gum: Homogenise for a further 5 minutes
Simulgel NS: Increase the homogeniser speed to 2500 RPM

Homogenise for 10 minutes

Into the premix vessel add:

  • Phenoxyethanol
  • Apricot Kernel Oil Refined
  • Cegesoft PS 6
  • Dimethicone (100cs)
  • Cegesoft SBE

Heat the premix vessel to 75C

When both vessels are at 75-80C, add the Wakapamp into the premix vessel
When both vessels are at 75-80C, add the premix vessel into the main vessel
Homogenise for 10 minutes at 2500 RPM

After 10 minutes, into the main vessel, add:

Sepiplus 400: Homogenise for a further 10 minutes at 2500 RPM.

After 10 minutes, into the main vessel, add:

Sodium Hydroxide: Homogenise for a further 10 minutes at 2500 RPM

After 10 minutes, stop the homogeniser and commence cooling to 23C
Mix at a medium speed, adjust the mixer speed as it cools to ensure adequate turnover, avoiding aeration
When the bulk is 40C or below, into the main vessel add:

Perfume: Mix until dispersed
D&C Red 33 1% solution: Mix until dispersed
FD&C Yellow 5 1% solution: Mix until dispersed
Timiron Splendid Gold: Mix until dispersed

Mix for a further 20 minutes

When the bulk is 23C, check the product specifications.