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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.

Upcoming SCC Courses

We’re pleased to bring you a number of new Continuing Education Program courses (CEP) beginning in September 2016. This is an opportunity for our members to broaden their knowledge and take advantage of educational resources. Learn more about each offering below and register online. Unless detailed otherwise, all courses will be held at the National Office.

Cosmetic Raw Materials  – September 14, 2016
Instructed by Mark Chandler
Complimenting Cosmetic Formulation, this Cosmetic Raw Materials course is perfect for those who seek knowledge concerning the chemistry and basic function of  raw materials.

Color & Make-Up – September 19, 2016
Instructed by Jane Hollenberg
Master the basics of how to select color additives for use in decorative cosmetics, while also gaining insight on the ingredients and formulating principles used in development of the various types of color cosmetics.

 Scale Up & Processing Cosmetic Formulations – October 5, 2016
Instructed by David Yacko
The process in which new products get from the bench to manufacturing is a vital component to the cosmetics industry and is typically known as Scale up. Come discuss the different aspects of this job which include: heat transfer, addition rates and energy input as it pertains to batch size and different equipment.

Recent Advances in Polymers & Macromolecules – October 14, 2016
for Cosmetics and Personal Care
Instructed by Robert Lochhead, Ph.D.
Learn the use and potential future uses of macromolecules in personal care products. As Macromolecules represent the 3rd largest category of cosmetic ingredients and is on the verge of change, you won’t want to miss an opportunity to better understand the trends in the industry for macromolecular ingredients.

cGMPs for Cosmetics and OTCs – November 14, 2016
Instructed by Karl F. Popp, R. Ph.
Introducing Good Manufacturing Practices (GMPs) for both Cosmetic and OTC products. Participate in the discussion on regulation, sanitization and documentation.

Clinical & Instrumental Testing – December 8, 2016
of Skin & Skin Care Products
Instructed by Randall Wickett, Ph.D.
Come to understand how the latest non-invasive methods for studying product effects on human skin in vivo can be used for research guidance and cosmetic claim support.

Fragrance in Personal Care – December 14, 2016
Instructed by Steve Herman
Don’t miss the intriguing opportunity to discover the history of perfume. Learn more about the sense of smell, Fragrance creation and get a better grasp on fragrance regulations.