Green Star Award

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists’ presenting the first ever Green Star Award

Presented to the formulator who has done the most to accomplish green formulations during the past 12-month period. The winner will receive a scroll, a $2,000 honorarium and complimentary SCC membership for One Full Year!

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CALL FOR POSTERS

Submit Abstracts Today!

There is still time to submit an abstract for a Poster Presentation during the Technology Showcase. Abstracts will be reviewed and accepted on a “first come-first served” basis as the Technology Showcase is limited to the number of posters allowed.

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2017 Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase

December 11-12, 2017 - New York City

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists’ 71st Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase will feature a faculty composed of the leading practitioners in the cosmetics industry.

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NextGen Initiative

Bridging the gap between young and established professionals

Launched in 2015 to help young professionals and students further their education to attain successful and rewarding careers, SCC NextGen has a mission to provide the necessary skills for career advancement.

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1st Intercontinental Personal Care Excellence Conference

Opening a wide window on the Cosmetic Science and Technology World!

This summer, the Italian & US/Canadian Societies of Cosmetic Chemists with an endorsement from the Japanese Society will host the first ever...

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Advancing Cosmetic Science for 70 Years

Find out how you can participate in our circle of professionals

Membership includes access to cutting-edge continuing education events and a subscription to the Journal of Cosmetic Science, the Official Journal of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists.

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Join/Renew Membership for SCC

Become part of our community of dedicated professional and student members today — join now.

New Members

Download Member ApplicationNew SCC Members may register online or download a writable .PDF membership application and email to Colleen Daddino at cdaddino@scconline.org. All major credit cards are accepted. Please use this form to type all your information. Once complete, please save the file on your computer, then email Colleen Daddino at cdaddino@scconline.org or fax it to (212) 668-1504. The Society prefers typed applications over handwritten for ease of processing. Incomplete applications will delay the processing of your membership.

Existing SCC Members

Current SCC Members can easily renew online. Please take the time to renew your membership today to avoid reinstatement fees and any interruption in benefits.

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Confirmed Speakers for the Annual Meeting

We're delighted to announce a few just-confirmed speakers who will present at this year's

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Journal of Cosmetic Science

See for yourself why the Journal is the global leader in publishing fundamental papers dealing with Cosmetic Scienc...

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Renew Your SCC Membership Today!

The easiest and fastest way to renew your SCC Membership is by logging in to the Member Portal with your username (...

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CEP Courses

Upcoming CEP Courses

We’re delighted to announce the new CEP courses! From courses scheduled in conjunction with both New York and Cal...

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Society News

Become a Fellow Member

General members who have achieved full maturity in their profession, as evidenced by a record of outstanding achievement and leadership, may be elected as a Fellow of the Society by the Board of Directors upon recommendation by the Fellow Certification Committee. Become a Fellow Member by taking the first steps and completing this Fellowship Application. Two classes of Fellow Membership The requirements are different. Read more

Get to know Annual Meeting Speaker Jennifer Marsh, Ph.D.

Dr. Jennifer Marsh

Research Fellow, Beauty Technology Division Dr. Marsh has been working with P&G for 21 years in a variety of roles including consumer research, product development and technology development. The majority of her early career was spent working as a technologist in hair color during which time she developed new damage technologies for their Clairol Nice N Easy Brand and a new oxidant... Read more

Effect of SIRT6 knockdown on NF-κB induction and on residual DNA damage in cultured human skin fibroblasts

Journal of Cosmetic Science Article Vol. 68 No. 1 Authored by Earl. C. Goyarts, K. Dong, Edward Pelle, and N. Pernodet

Synopsis

SIRT6 is a member of the sirtuin family, which is involved in multiple cellular pathways related to aging, inflammation, epigenetics, and a variety of other cellular functions, including DNA repair (1). Multiple pathways involving different cellular functions are impacted by the deacetylase... Read more

Member Spotlight

The Society thinks it's time to acknowledge more members more often, so we've decided to place a spotlight on members whose dedication to the SCC has not gone unnoticed. JOY WELSH Director of Product Development Commonwealth Soap & Toiletries Member Since 1989 Chapter: New England
What advice would you give your younger self who is just starting out in the industry?  I would tell myself to definitely join the... Read more

Investigation of water-soluble elastin as a multifunctional cosmetic material: Moisturizing and whitening effects

Journal of Cosmetic Science Article Vol. 68 No. 1 Authored by Asako Inoue, Tomohiro Hikima, Suguru Taniguchi, Takeru Nose, Iori Maeda

Synopsis

Elastin and collagen are extracellular matrix proteins that are widely distributed in the body. Although elastin essentially functions as a skin moisturizer, there have been few reports on its other fundamental chemical and biological functions. In this study, we investigated the moisturizing... Read more