Facial Moisturizer Recipe

Carageenan FD342


  • It is a natural thickener. Hence it is very good thickener in 100% natural formulations
  • Contains remarkable thickening ability.
  • It is a binder and hair conditioning agent.
  • Has an excellent water binding property.


Carageenan FD342

It is an excellent thickening agent which could be used in all natural formulations. There are three main varieties of carrageenan, which differ in their degree of sulfation. Kappa-carrageenan has one sulfate group per disaccharide, iota-Carageenan has two, and lambda-Carageenan has three. It has excellent water binding properties, as well as the ability to form gels at room temperature.  It also acts as a binder and hair conditioning agent. They provide a wide array of textures and can stabilize a variety of formulations. It doesn’t only stabilize emulsion. But also it can stabilize surfactant systems. Carageenan is very unique due to its ability recover it’s consistency under stress. It can thin under stress and then recover its consistency once the stress is removed. Therefore the product can be easily pumped out. But then stiffen again. Hence it is very useful in toothpaste manufacturing. It can be find in personal care products such as toothpaste, facial moisturizer, conditioner, shaving cream, foundation, sunscreen and cleanser.

INCI Name: Carageenan


It is a good thickening agent. Also act as a binder and as a hair conditioning agent. It is very unique due to its ability recover it’s consistency under stress. It can thin under stress and then recover its consistency once the stress is removed.


Add in to water phase. Use 600C – 650C temperature for complete dissolution. For external use only.

Appearance:  orange- red solid

Recommended Usage: 0.10 % – 2.00 %

Solubility: It is soluble in water. Use 600C – 650C temperature for complete dissolution.


Toothpaste, facial moisturizer, conditioner, shaving cream, foundation, sunscreen and cleanser.

Formulation example:

Facial Moisturizer

Phase A Percentage 
Di water 76.600
Glycerin 2.000
Carageenan FD 345 0.400
Phase B  
Ceteareth 25 1.000
Ethylene Glycol Distearate 1.000
Avocado & Argan, jojoba butter blend 15.000
Jeechem GMS-165 2.000
Phase C  
Aloevera extract 1.000
perfume 0.400
Phenoxyethanol 0.600


Mix the materials in phase A and heat it up to 800C . Mix the ingredients in phase B and heat it up to 800C.  While maintaining the vigorous stirring, add phase B to phase A and Maintain a vigorous stirring for 5-7 minutes. Then cool the mixture to 400C temperature and add phase C. Maintain a small stirring speed.


Specially formulated using a natural butter blend of Cocojojo LLC together which moisturizes and sooths your delicate facial cells. It also ensures complete hydration to make it soft & supple.


This information on regulatory clearances is believed to be accurate and is given in good faith as a guide to the global use of our products. No representation or warranty as to its completeness or accuracy is made. Users are responsible for determining the suitability of these products for their own particular purpose.


At pure usage levels it can cause irritation to the skin.

When blending always take the following precautions:

Use gloves (disposable is ideal)

Take care when handling hot oils

Wear eye protection

Work in a well-ventilated room

Keep ingredients and hot oils away from children

If ingested, seek immediate medical advice

If contact made with eyes, rinse immediately with clean warm water and seek medical advice if in any doubt.


In addition to our precautions and general safety information, we always recommend keeping a first aid kit nearby. You are working with hot water and oils, accidents can happen, so always be prepared!

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