Advancing Cosmetic Science for over 70 Years

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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!

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


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

The Societies of Cosmetic Chemists – Italy (SICC), US/Canadian (SCC) and Japanese (SCCJ) will convene in yet anot...


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 Coming Soon!

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


Society News

Congress Mobile App-highlighted as best app of the week on Yapp App blog

For those of you who downloaded the Congress Mobile App, you witnessed first hand the easy to use features and real-time updates that helped to enhance your Congress experience.  The creators of the app's platform, Yapp App Inc., recently featured the app on their blog as part of a new series highlighting the best app every week. Read the article here and share your... Read more

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. SHARON PHILLIPS Cosmetologist/Chemist at Today's Highlight and Style Member Since June 2010 Region Chapter: Southeast
Don't be afraid. You have all you need to win! What you don't have you don't need at this time. Move toward your Passion!
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Students from Participating Universities receive first year of membership, FREE!

Support your students in joining the Cosmetic and Personal Care Industry by registering them for membership with The Society of Cosmetic Chemists. View the official flyer here. HOW: Member enrollment is easy. Simply submit a list containing the students’ names and email addresses to In the subject line please detail NextGen Student Membership Roster. Our membership team will then create memberships for... Read more

Place an Ad in the Journal of Cosmetic Science (JCS)

The Journal of Cosmetic Science (JCS) is our flagship publication, publishing the latest advances in cosmetic science for the benefit of our Society and the broader scientific community. The Journal publishes technical papers on topics of interest to cosmetic scientists and accessed exclusively by SCC Members and Journal Subscribers. Bring more attention to your organization by placing an ad in JCS. The Journal of Cosmetic Science... Read more