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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

Your 2018 Board of Directors


Last year during the 71st Annual Scientific Meeting, held at The Westin New York at Times Square, the 2018 Board of Directors of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists was officially installed. Your board for the current year now consist of Perry Romanowski (Element 44 Inc.) as...
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Development of a preclinical surfactant skin penetration assay to reflect exposure times typical of consumer use

Journal of Cosmetic Science Article | Vol. 68 No. 3 Authored by Nicole McCardy, Ryan Thompson, Matthew Miller, Peter Styczynski, Stephanie Ventura, Robert Glenn, and Gerald B. Kasting


Mixed surfactant and surfactant–polymer compositions have been reported to decrease surfactant deposition onto and penetration into the skin relative to single surfactant compositions, potentially improving the mildness of...
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Our New Executive Director – Erica O’Grady

For more than 70 years, the SCC has enjoyed a rich history and an outstanding reputation in the industry.  Thanks to the curiosity and passion of our founder, Maison G. de Navarre (affectionately known to his friends as “Ed”), the organization has continued its mission to advance the cosmetic science profession. I am excited at the...
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In-House CEP Courses

What are In-House Courses?

In-House CEP courses are highly-personalized courses brought to companies to address challenges or areas of need. Companies interested in providing in-depth technical information to their employees can contract an education day in a location of their choosing. For a list of available courses, feel free to look over our official In-House CEP...
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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. MICHELE MARGHERITA Senior Sales Executive Brenntag Specialties Inc Member Since 2006 Chapter: Connecticut
What advice would you give your younger self who is just starting out in the industry? Go to as many...
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Annual Meeting 2018

The Society is currently working on scheduling the 72nd Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase. We will be sure to update the website as soon as possible. In the meantime, please relive the 71st Annual Meeting through these memorable photos. Click here to view SCC71 Gallery...
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The Society of Cosmetic Chemists Achieves 5,000 Membership Milestone

NEW YORK, N.Y., December 18, 2017 -- The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC), the only organization serving the unique education and networking needs of cosmetic science professionals in North America, announced that its membership has exceeded 5,000 individuals for the first time since its founding in 1945. SCC is recognized as the premier organization for cosmetic scientists and...
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Complete list of attendees at SCC71

We hope you were able to Engage, Exchange and Reconnect at the Society of Cosmetic Chemists 71st Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase. The SCC is delighted to announce that we had nearly 1,200 attendees at The Westin New York at Times Square, seeking the latest cosmetic science education, trends, and technology. As the SCC is...
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Annual Meeting Poster/Tabletop Presentation Details

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists’ Committee on Scientific Affairs is happy to announce the accepted abstracts for poster presentation at the 71ST Annual Scientific Meeting and Technology Showcase, scheduled December 11-12, 2017 on the 9th Floor (New York Atrium) at The Westin New York at Times Square. Click here for the New York Atrium Floor...
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Annual Meeting Mobile App Instructions

We are so excited to introduce you to the Annual Meeting Mobile App, called Yapp App. First introduced at the 29th IFSCC Congress and then highlighted on the platform's blog as a best app of the week, the Mobile App is a great way to enhance your Annual Meeting experience! You’ll find a number...
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