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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

Green Star Award presented at 72nd Annual Scientific Meeting

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists is delighted to announce the latest award, the Green Star Award, will continue being awarded at the 72nd Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase. Sponsored by Colonial Chemical, Inc., this award will be presented to the formulator who has done the most to accomplish green formulations during the past 12-month period. The...
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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. KENNETH E KYTE Senior Scientist, Shave Care Procter & Gamble Member Since: 1992 Chapter Ohio Valley
What advice would you give your younger self who is just starting out in the industry? Follow...
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NY Suppliers’ Day 2018 CEP Courses

On May 15-16, 2018, the NYSCC will host Suppliers' Day 2018, one of the most important events on the industry calendar in North America. The event will take place at the Javits Center in New York City. Admission into Suppliers' Day is FREE, but attendees can expand their knowledge of cosmetic science the...
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Formulation of chitosan patch incorporating Artocarpus altilis heartwood extract for improving hyperpigmentation

Journal of Cosmetic Science Article | Vol. 68 No. 4 Authored by Jutatip Kwankaew, Preeyawass Phimnuan, Sombat Wanauppathamkul and Jarupa Viyoch


Artocarpus altilis heartwood extract contains the bioactive compound artocarpin which exhibits melanogenesis inhibitory activity. However, the extract has poor solubility which affects the skin permeability of the compound. A chitosan hydrogel patch incorporating A. altilis heartwood extract...
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Teamworks CEP Courses

On April 11th, 2018, the SCC's Midwest Chapter will host TEAMWORKS 2018, the premier exhibition for formulators among the specialty chemical allied trades. The event will take place at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois—conveniently located near O'Hare International Airport. The day before the event, on April 10th, 2018, the SCC National...
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Carolina Chapter’s Naturally Kiawah

This Fall, the Carolina Chapter will host their Naturally Kiawah Symposium on Kiawah Island in South Carolina. It is the perfect opportunity for professionals in the Industry to become inspired by informative sessions while engaging with colleagues in a relaxed atmosphere. On October 3-5, join attendees in this 2-day discussion on all things natural...
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SCC Referrals (Now Searchable)

Listing for Recruiters, Consultants & Industry Resources and Testing Labs. Are you searching for a recruiter, consultant or testing laboratory? SCC Referrals provides details and contact information on some of the most reputable names in their respective fields. Found at the bottom of the home page, we maintain and host a Directory of Consultants to the...
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Non-comedogenic and non-acnegenic claim substantiation

Journal of Cosmetic Science Article | Vol. 68 No. 4 Authored by Craig Weiss and Michael Caswell


There are currently two methods to evaluate comedogenecity. One is the inexpensive human model developed by Mills and Kligman and modified by others. The second is the more costly human clinical trial, which is the gold standard for comedogenesis and to...
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