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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 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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IFSCC 29th Congress: Join BASF Corporation, TRI-K Industries, Ikeda Corporation, AMA Laboratories and Silverson Machines 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 Dolphin Hotel in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Cosmetic Scientists presently representing the 47 Member Societies comprising the IFSCC...
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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

A Thank You to the SCC Membership

We would like to extend our sincere appreciation to the following members and companies for their dedication and interest in the Society by donating voluntary contributions during the dues renewals for 2014. PRESIDENT'S CLUB: ...
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Upcoming Continuing Education Events

Register for Continuing Education Events today. From "Beginning Cosmetic Chemistry" and "Basic Skin Science" to "Silicone Chemistry" and "Preservatives," and featuring expert speakers such as Randall Wickett, David Steinberg, Mark Chandler and others, the 2014 course line-up promises something for everyone, at every level. Learn more and register today....
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