29th Congress of the IFSCC

October 30 - November 2, 2016

The SCC is delighted to officially announce the 29th Congress of the IFSCC to be held in October 2016 in Orlando. The 2016 Congress promises to be a wonderful experience for all attendees. The scientific program will provide the latest breakthroughs in Cosmetic Science as we go “Beyond Dreams into New Frontiers.”

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2015 Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase

December 10-11, 2015 - New York City

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists’ 70th Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase will feature a faculty composed of the leading practitioners in the cosmetics industry.


Advancing Cosmetic Science for 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.


29th IFSCC Congress

We invite the submission of papers for the 29th IFSCC Congress.

Please visit the Congress website to learn more about the topics, deadline and submission process. We look forward to abstracts describing original work of the highest caliber.


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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 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.


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New CEP Courses: June – December 2015

2015 COURSES June - December We're please to bring you a number of new courses beginning in J...


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29th IFSCC Congress Sponsorship

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Society News

Call For Journal Manuscripts

You are invited to submit a manuscript for publication consideration in the Journal of Cosmetic Science, The Official Journal of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists.  The Society is solicting scientific manuscripts concerned with cosmetics or the sciences underlying cosmetics, as well as papers of interest to the cosmetic industry for publication. The Journal will consider manuscripts for publication in the following categories Original... Read more

Thank You from the SCC

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists extends its sincere appreciation to the following members and companies for their dedication and interest in the Society through voluntary contributions made during the dues renewals for 2015. PRESIDENT’S CLUB Geoffrey J. Brooks Gary Agisim Michael Conti John Imperante Donald A. Katz Fred Khoury Jeffrey Light Robert Y. Lochhead, Ph.D. Heather L. Naef-Owen Anthony J. O’Lenick, Jr. Colleen M. Rocafort William C. Ross Arda T. Saute Richard R. Saute Robert E. Saute, Ph.D. Sarah Shuttleworth Marlene... Read more

2015 Annual Meeting Call for Papers is Open

How to Submit: CLICK HERE

Authors are invited to submit titles and abstracts of no more than 150 words for original papers to be presented in podium format. All topics related to cosmetic science will be considered for presentation. After acceptance of abstracts by the Committee, all presenters will be required to submit preprints 12 weeks prior to presentation... Read more