Repair Your Hair with Seppic

September 15, 2022

Hair Composition

Our hair is all beautifully unique, and when it comes down to it, all of our hair is made up of a very complex structure with three main parts: the cuticle, the cortex, and the medulla [1].

Hair Diagram

The complexity of the hair comes from its behaviors. The hair acts as if it is alive, being sensitive to its environment and grooming practices that can lead to clinical damage of the hair shaft, and the cuticle is the first to experience these changes.

The cuticle is the outermost protective layer formed from dead cells overlapping layers, forming scales. When damaged, these dead cell scales are lifted causing the hair to become porous, brittle, and dull.

The hair as a whole is made up of 4 key components:

  1. Keratin: the main component of hair fiber
    • Made up of 18 amino acids (primarily cysteine)
    • Insoluble, fibrous, rigid, and resistant while still being very flexible
  2. Water: the amount of moisture the hair has is critical for its shape, shine, appearance and elasticity
    • 30% of the hair’s own weight should be water if in ideal conditions while up to 45% of its weight if the hair is weak
  3. Lipids: makes up 3% of hair components that affect humidity and mechanical properties
    • Integral hair lipids include sterols, fatty acids, and ceramides bound to the keratinized cell surface
    • Surface lipids from sebum include TG, waxes, squalene, and cholesterol
  4. Melanin: makes up 1% of the hair and gives the hair its color

Types of Damage to the Hair

The most common types of damage to the hair comes from a variety or origins:

  • Heat: styling tools, blow dryers, etc.
  • Environmental: sun damage, hard water, saltwater, etc.
  • Over processing: color damage and bleaching
  • Mechanical: tight hairstyles, brushing

Damage to the hair creates breakage, dryness, and dullness. Fortunately, Seppic has multiple ingredients clinically proven to help fight all kinds of hair damage to restore hair to its natural, healthy self!

Seppic’s Solutions to Damaged Hair

To protect: EMOGREEN™ L15 / SEPICAP™ MP

Emogreen L19

Protect the hair against mechanical stress and thermal stress with EMOGREEN™ L15, a 100% natural alternative to silicone oils.

INCI: C15-19 Alkane (Plant-based & Renewable)

Sepicap MP

SEPICAP™ MP is a nutritional cocktail that brings thermal protection to the hair through a variety of lipids, amino acids, and vitamins to damaged hair.

INCI: Sodium Cocoyl Amino Acids - Potassium Dimethicone PEG-7 Panthenyl Phosphate

To strengthen: INULA HC / FLUIDIPURE™ 8G

Inula HC

Strengthen the scalp and strengthen that skin barrier with INULA HC, an extract from the Golden Samphire perennial coastal plant that grows on the sandy rocks and soil.

INCI: Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride - Inula Crithmoïde Leaf/Flower extract


Rebalance and purify the scalp with FLUIDIPURE™ 8G, clinically proven to reduce scalp irritation, odor, and dandruff.

INCI: Hexylene Glycol - Capryloyl Glycine - Xylitylglucoside

To reduce frizz: EMOGREEN™ HP 40

Emogreen HP40

Seppic’s newest ingredient EMOGREEN™ HP 40, a patented, bio-based emollient. The perfect alternative to heavier silicones like dimethiconol blends



For shine and hydration, XYLISHINE™, a multicultural hair booster is proven to repair the hair fiber and lock in moisture

INCI: Xylitylglucoside - Anhydroxylitol - Maltitol - Xylitol - Pelvetia canaliculata Extract


A healthy scalps = healthy hair and AQUAXYL™ acts on the 3 key mechanisms of hydration to soothe sensitive and irritated skin

Seppic has a wide variety of ingredients to help create your hair care formulations! Chat us to request more information 😃