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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.

SCC Latest News

SCC & AOCS Together Again!

On May 1-4, 2016 the SCC is again collaborating with the American Oil Chemists’ Society (AOCS) at their 107th Annual Meeting and Expo in Salt Lake City, Utah. Renowned for its substantial international science and business forum on fats, oils, surfactants, lipids, and related materials, the AOCS Annual meeting will feature 600+ oral and...
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A Supplier’s Day Like No Other

The Cosmetics & Personal Care industry is filled with a vibrant mix of science, technology, marketing ideas and business opportunities. No other event culminates these principles better than the NYSCC Supplier’s Day. With 300 global cosmetic industry suppliers, it is The Most Innovative and Globally Influential Event of the Year! NYSCC Supplier’s Day...
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Donald Katz receives the Lifetime Service Award

Don_Katz_awardee At the 70th Annual Meeting, the society recognized Donald Katz with the Robert A. Kramer Lifetime Service Award. Mr. Katz is the 9th recipient in the society’s 70 year history to receive this award, recognizing his extraordinary service and distinguished leadership in society activities...
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Introducing SCC NextGen

NextGenThe SCC is proud to announce the NextGen initiative. Launched in 2015 by the Society of Cosmetic Chemists in order to help young professionals and students further their education to attain successful and rewarding careers. Bridging the gap between young professionals and established professionals is at...
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2016 National Board of Directors

2016ExecComm The 2016 Board of Directors of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists was officially installed on December 11, 2015 in conjunction with the 70th Annual Scientific Meeting at the New York Hilton Towers & Hotel. Debbie Pierce (Westwood Laboratories, Inc.) accepted the 2015 Presidential Gavel...
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IFSCC Headquarters Moves to New York

The headquarters of the IIFSCC_Zurichnternational Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists (IFSCC) is moving to New York and will operate in downtown Manhattan at the same location as the SCC, after more than thirty years in the UK. The IFSCC is currently working to fill the vacancy...
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Helen Fisher, Ph.D. to Speak at 2015 Annual Meeting

The Neuroscience of Innovation -- Frontiers of Science Award Lecture (Sponsored by Cosmetics & Toiletries) Helen Fisher, Ph.D. Rutgers University ©Casey KelbaughNeuroscientist, biological anthropologist, and author Dr. Helen Fisher is a leading expert on the biology of human personality and a pioneer in examining the neurochemistry of leadership and innovation....
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Important Updates on the 29th IFSCC Congress

Please make note of these two very important updates regarding the 29th IFSCC Congress, scheduled for October 2016 in Orlando, Florida. First, the dates of our Congress are moving by one week. The new dates for the 29th IFSCC Congress will be October 30, 2016 – November 2, 2016 (instead of the original dates of October...
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Call For Journal Manuscripts

You are invited to submit a manuscript for publication consideration in the Journal of Cosmetic Science, The Official Journal of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists.  The Society is solicting scientific manuscripts concerned with cosmetics or the sciences underlying cosmetics, as well as papers of interest to the cosmetic industry for publication. The Journal will consider manuscripts...
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