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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 cdaddino@scconline.org. 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 cdaddino@scconline.org 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.

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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

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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Thank You from the SCC

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists extends its sincere appreciation to the following members and companies for their dedication and interest in the Society through voluntary contributions made during the dues renewals for 2015. PRESIDENT’S CLUB Geoffrey J. Brooks Gary Agisim Michael Conti John Imperante Donald A. Katz Fred Khoury Jeffrey Light Robert Y. Lochhead, Ph.D. Heather L. Naef-Owen Anthony J. O’Lenick, Jr. Colleen M. Rocafort William C. Ross Arda T....
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2015 Annual Meeting Call for Papers is Open

How to Submit: CLICK HERE

Authors are invited to submit titles and abstracts of no more than 150 words for original papers to be presented in podium format. All topics related to cosmetic science will be considered for presentation. After acceptance of abstracts by the Committee, all presenters will be required to...
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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 outgoing President Dawn Burke Colvin (Mary Kay, Inc.). Debbie Pierce (Westwood Laboratories,...
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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. If you're eligible to vote, you'll be receiving the initial email the week of September 29 notifying you that the Society of...
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Nancy Etcoff to speak at 2014 Annual Meeting

Color 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 of Psychiatry where she is the Director of...
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Brian Greene to speak at 2014 Annual Meeting

Breakthrough 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 abstruse concepts in the world today.” Green’s national bestseller,...
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29th IFSCC Congress Sponsorship

Join TRI-K Industries, BASF Corporation, Induchem, Amway, Chanel, Ikeda Corporation, AMA Laboratories, Sytheon, Silverson Machines and Silab as Sponsors Visit the IFSCC Website to Learn More: CLICK HERE 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...
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