Green Star Award

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists’ presents the Green Star Award, sponsored by Colonial Chemical

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!



72 Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase

Authors are invited to submit abstracts of original work for consideration of Podium and Poster Presenations. Visit the link below to see some of the topics of particular interest.


Advancing Cosmetic Science for over 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.


NY Suppliers Day is Coming Soon!

May 15-16, 2018 - Jacob Javits Center

Attracting thousands of the leading players in the market, NYSCC Suppliers’ Day serves as one of the most important events on the industry calendar and THE showcase for the latest innovations!


2nd Intercontinental Personal Care Excellence Conference

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

Registration Now Open! Summer 2018, the Italian & US/Canadian Societies of Cosmetic Chemists with an endorsement from the Japanese Society will host the second...


Midwest Chapter Teamworks 2018

April 11, 2018

New colleagues are waiting, new concepts abound and innovations are within reach — discover them in Chicago at the Midwest Chapter's Teamworks; the premier exhibition for formulators among the specialty chemical allied trades.


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.


Call for Journal Manuscripts

We invite the submission of papers for the Journal of Cosmetic Science

For authors interested in submitting a manuscript for the Journal of Cosmetic Science, please refer to this guide for submission details and instructions.


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 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 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.

2nd IPCE Conference in Italy

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, it would be our pleasure to welcome you to Sestri Levante (Genoa), Italy for...


Journal of Cosmetic Science

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


Renew Your SCC Membership Today!

The easiest and fastest way to renew your SCC Membership is by clicking on the 'MEMBER LOGIN' (loc...


CEP Courses

CEP Courses for 2018

From courses scheduled in conjunction with chapters' Suppliers’ Days to free webinars, the SCC has something for ...


Society News

Green Star Award presented at 72nd Annual Scientific Meeting

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists is delighted to announce the latest award, the Green Star Award, will continue being awarded at the 72nd Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase. Sponsored by Colonial Chemical, Inc., this award will be presented to the formulator who has done the most to accomplish green formulations during the past 12-month period. The Green Star Award winner will receive a... 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. KENNETH E KYTE Senior Scientist, Shave Care Procter & Gamble Member Since: 1992 Chapter Ohio Valley
What advice would you give your younger self who is just starting out in the industry? Follow your passions.  It doesn’t matter if you... Read more

NY Suppliers’ Day 2018 CEP Courses

On May 15-16, 2018, the NYSCC will host Suppliers' Day 2018, one of the most important events on the industry calendar in North America. The event will take place at the Javits Center in New York City. Admission into Suppliers' Day is FREE, but attendees can expand their knowledge of cosmetic science the day before the event, on May 14th,... Read more

Formulation of chitosan patch incorporating Artocarpus altilis heartwood extract for improving hyperpigmentation

Journal of Cosmetic Science Article | Vol. 68 No. 4 Authored by Jutatip Kwankaew, Preeyawass Phimnuan, Sombat Wanauppathamkul and Jarupa Viyoch


Artocarpus altilis heartwood extract contains the bioactive compound artocarpin which exhibits melanogenesis inhibitory activity. However, the extract has poor solubility which affects the skin permeability of the compound. A chitosan hydrogel patch incorporating A. altilis heartwood extract was formulated to enhance the delivery of... Read more