Green Star Award

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists’ presents the Green Star Award, sponsored by Colonial Chemical

Presented to the formulator who has done the most to accomplish green formulations during the past 12-month period. The winner will receive a scroll, a $2,000 honorarium and complimentary SCC membership for One Full Year!



72 Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase

Authors are invited to submit abstracts of original work for consideration of Podium and Poster Presenations. Visit the link below to see some of the topics of particular interest.


Advancing Cosmetic Science for over 70 Years

Find out how you can participate in our circle of professionals

Membership includes access to cutting-edge continuing education events and a subscription to the Journal of Cosmetic Science, the Official Journal of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists.


NY Suppliers Day is Coming Soon!

May 15-16, 2018 - Jacob Javits Center

Attracting thousands of the leading players in the market, NYSCC Suppliers’ Day serves as one of the most important events on the industry calendar and THE showcase for the latest innovations!


2nd Intercontinental Personal Care Excellence Conference

Opening a wide window on the Cosmetic Science and Technology World!

Registration Now Open! Summer 2018, the Italian & US/Canadian Societies of Cosmetic Chemists with an endorsement from the Japanese Society will host the second...


Midwest Chapter Teamworks 2018

April 11, 2018

New colleagues are waiting, new concepts abound and innovations are within reach — discover them in Chicago at the Midwest Chapter's Teamworks; the premier exhibition for formulators among the specialty chemical allied trades.


NextGen Initiative

Bridging the gap between young and established professionals

Launched in 2015 to help young professionals and students further their education to attain successful and rewarding careers, SCC NextGen has a mission to provide the necessary skills for career advancement.


Call for Journal Manuscripts

We invite the submission of papers for the Journal of Cosmetic Science

For authors interested in submitting a manuscript for the Journal of Cosmetic Science, please refer to this guide for submission details and instructions.


Join/Renew Membership for SCC

Become part of our community of dedicated professional and student members today — join now.

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.

2nd IPCE Conference in Italy

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, it would be our pleasure to welcome you to Sestri Levante (Genoa), Italy for...


Journal of Cosmetic Science

See for yourself why the Journal is the global leader in publishing fundamental papers dealing with Cosmetic Scienc...


Renew Your SCC Membership Today!

The easiest and fastest way to renew your SCC Membership is by clicking on the 'MEMBER LOGIN' (loc...


CEP Courses

CEP Courses for 2018

From courses scheduled in conjunction with chapters' Suppliers’ Days to free webinars, the SCC has something for ...


Society News

Member Spotlight

The Society thinks its 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. GILBERTO AMPARO CEO/ Founder of Color Design Laboratory Inc. Member Since 2002 Chapter: California
What advice would you give your younger self who is just starting out in the industry?  I would advise my younger self to be patient. Remain... Read more

Creating Natural Experiences Through Fragrance with the Midwest Chapter

On April 11, 2017 at the Morton Arboretum in Lisle, IL, the Midwest Chapter will Create Natural Experiences through Fragrance with Sherri Sebastion, senior perfumer at Fragrance West. Together, you will explore the relation of the scent of flavors and fragrances in our everyday experience. Register today to reserve your space. This will be a joint meeting with the Women in Flavor and Fragrance Commerce.... Read more

Connecticut Chapter’s Annual Golf Outing Event

This year the Connecticut Chapter will have a new and BEAUTIFUL location for their 2017 CTSCC Golf Outing event. On the Lake of Isles at Foxwood Casino, a premier course, attendees will  enjoy networking opportunities and a few rounds of golf on a course that the chapter were privileged to reserve.   The discounted hotel offer is only good until Friday March 24th: Reserve with Dan O’Neill for $129... Read more

2017 National Nominations and Elections

Are you or someone you know, interested in contributing your spirit of volunteerism and thought-leadership in order to advance the Society of Cosmetic Chemists? Consider running for office in the 2017 National Nominations and Elections. General Members in good standing as of June 1, 2017 are eligible to run. Please download and complete the National Nominations and Elections form to record your pick... Read more

CEP Course: Practical Basics and Theory in Emulsion Technology at the National Office

Scheduled at the National Office on Wednesday, August 23, 2017 (9:00am - 5:00pm), Practical Basics and Theory in Emulsion Technology will be Instructed by Mark Chandler.  Anyone who would like to gain greater insight on emulsion formulation,  gain an appreciation for the products they are testing and producing or who are looking to learn better ways to make oil and water peacefully coexist;  are the perfect candidates... Read more