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SCC Latest News

29th Congress of the IFSCC – 2016

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The SCC is delighted to officially announce the 29th Congress of the IFSCC to be held in October 2016 in Orlando. This event promises to be a wonderful experience for all attendees. The scientific program will provide the latest breakthroughs in Cosmetic Science as we go “Beyond Dreams into New Frontiers”. We hope to “Innovate” new ideas that will “Inspire” you to “Imagine” all the opportunities available to us.

Please mark your calendar for this important event. In this announcement, you will be introduced to some of the important details of the Congress including the tentative program, social events, and important dates to note on your calendars. You will also learn about our exciting location, Orlando, Florida.

In addition to the General Sessions, there will be an exhibition that promises to be rewarding to both the exhibitor and the attendee. There will be a poster session and a few added surprises. If you feel that you would like to present at the Congress, the Call for Papers will be made in Spring 2015. Detailed information will be sent to all member societies and will also be available on the 29th Congress Website, www.ifscc2016.com.

2015 Board of Directors

The 2015 Board of Directors of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists was officially installed on December 12, 2014 in conjunction with the Annual Scientific Meeting at the New York Hilton Towers & Hotel. Tony O'Lenick (Siltech LLC) accepted the 2014 Presidential Gavel from outgoiTony_Dawnng President Dawn Burke...
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SCC and American Oil Chemists Society (AOCS) Announce Collaborative Programming

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 18, 2014 New York, NY USA– SCC and American Oil Chemists Society (AOCS) signed a formal memorandum of understanding to collaborate in developing programming targeted for the cosmetic industry for the 106th AOCS Annual Meeting and Industry Showcases in Orlando, Florida, May 3–6, 2015. The agreement came after both societies acknowledged the importance...
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SCC 2014 National Election to be conducted online!

In our efforts to both leverage technology to "go green" and to save valuable dollars in printing and postage costs, enabling us to better serve our members, we'll be conducting this year's National Election online. SCC-Vote_000019757896SmallIf you're eligible to vote, you'll be receiving the initial email the week of September...
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Nancy Etcoff to speak at 2014 Annual Meeting

2014_Meeting_Nancy-Etcoff-PHDColor Cosmetics as a Feature of the Extended Human Phenotype

Nancy Etcoff, Ph.D., Massachusetts General Hospital Nancy Etcoff is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Harvard Medical School, a faculty member of the Harvard University Mind/Brain/Behavior Initiative, and a psychologist and Associate Researcher at the Massachusetts General Hospital Department...
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Brian Greene to speak at 2014 Annual Meeting

2014_Meeting_Brian_Greene_PHDBreakthrough Thinking: Challenging What We Know

Brian Greene, Ph.D., Columbia University String theorist and author of The Elegant Universe, Brian Greene is one of the world’s leading theoretical physicists and a brilliant, entertaining communicator of cutting-edge scientific concepts. The Washington Post described him as “the single best explainer of...
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29th IFSCC Congress Sponsorship Opportunities

Join TRI-K Industries, BASF Corporation, Induchem, Amway, Chanel, Ikeda Corporation, AMA Laboratories, Sytheon, Silverson Machines and Silab as Sponsors In October 2016, the Society of Cosmetic Chemists will host the 29th Congress of the International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists. This prestigious event will be held October 23-26, 2016 at the Walt Disney World Resort's...
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SCC 2014 Board of Directors

The 2014 Board of Directors of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists was officially installed on December 13, 2013 in conjunction with the Annual Scientific Meeting at the New York Hilton. Dawn Burke Colvin (Mary Kay, Inc.) accepted the 2013 Presidential Gavel from outgoing President Guy Padulo (Kobo Products). Tony O’Lenick (Siltech LLC) assumed his new...
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Monographs Available

SCC Monographs present an in-depth discussion of various technical topics related to the health and beauty industry and are intended to fill a need in the cosmetic literature and to provide a quick introductory reference to specific topics. There are 9 monographs available for purchase -- Silicones in Hair Care; Surfactants; Permanent Hair Dyes; Antiperspirants...
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Paris 2014: 28th Congress, October 27-30

The chosen theme “Cosmetic innovation and performance for beauty and well-being” summarizes the important trends in the cosmetology of the future. The quality of the conferences and the reputation of the international speakers will assure you a high standard of scientific information and lead to many fruitful exchanges. Watch the video to learn more. You can register at www.ifscc2014.com.