2014 Scientific Meeting

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists’ 69th Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase

Featuring a faculty composed of the leading practitioners active in the cosmetics industry, who will provide timely guidance on the most recent research in the industry today, as well as practical knowledge you can apply for a competitive edge.


A Society for Networking and Science

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.


2014 Continuing Education Course Schedule

For members and non-members

Register today for 2014 Continuing Education Courses. Courses offered for beginners through advanced professionals. To register, complete the Registration Form and submit to the SCC National Office via email.


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 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.

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.


Journal of Cosmetic Science

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



Call for Participation: 2014 Technology Showcase

In conjunction with the Annual Scientific Meeting December 11, 2014 -- 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. ...



Become an SCC Member Today

Broaden your knowledge and expand your network by joining the Society. Advancing cosmetic science since 1945. The S...



New 2014 CEP Courses: August through December

2014 COURSES AUGUST – DECEMBER Learn more about each offering on the READ MORE

Society News

IFSCC 29th Congress: Join BASF Corporation, TRI-K Industries, Ikeda Corporation, AMA Laboratories and Silverson Machines as Sponsors

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 be held October 23-26, 2016 at the Walt Disney World Resort's Dolphin Hotel in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Cosmetic Scientists presently representing the 47 Member Societies comprising the IFSCC will gather to discuss and advance the... Read more

SCC 2014 Board of Directors

The 2014 Board of Directors of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists was officially installed on December 13, 2013 in conjunction with the Annual Scientific Meeting at the New York Hilton. Dawn Burke Colvin (Mary Kay, Inc.) accepted the 2013 Presidential Gavel from outgoing President Guy Padulo (Kobo Products). Tony O’Lenick (Siltech LLC) assumed his new position as Vice President and Deborah Pierce... Read more

Monographs Available

SCC Monographs present an in-depth discussion of various technical topics related to the health and beauty industry and are intended to fill a need in the cosmetic literature and to provide a quick introductory reference to specific topics. There are 9 monographs available for purchase -- Silicones in Hair Care; Surfactants; Permanent Hair Dyes; Antiperspirants and Deodorants; In Vivo Testing Methods for... Read more