29th Congress of the IFSCC

October 23-26, 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 Annual Meeting Call for Papers is Open

Submit Titles and Abstracts Today!

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.

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Advancing Cosmetic Science for 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.

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SCC and AOCS: A Unique Collaboration

In conjunction with the 106th AOCS Annual Meeting and Industry Showcases, join us on May 3-6, 2015 in Orlando, Florida!

The SCC joins forces for this premier international science and business forum on fats, oils, surfactants, lipids, and related materials..

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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.

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Journal of Cosmetic Science

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

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Become an SCC Member Today

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

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New CEP Courses: February – June 2015

2015 COURSES February – June We're please to bring you a number of new courses beginning in...

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29th IFSCC Congress Sponsorship Opportunities

Join TRI-K Industries, BASF Corporation, Induchem, Amway, Chanel, Ikeda Corporation, AMA Laboratories, Syth...

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Society News

SCC and American Oil Chemists Society (AOCS) Announce Collaborative Programming

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 18, 2014 New York, NY USA– SCC and American Oil Chemists Society (AOCS) signed a formal memorandum of understanding to collaborate in developing programming targeted for the cosmetic industry for the 106th AOCS Annual Meeting and Industry Showcases in Orlando, Florida, May 3–6, 2015. The agreement came after both societies acknowledged the importance of sharing technology, information, and analytical methods... Read more

SCC 2014 National Election to be conducted online!

In our efforts to both leverage technology to "go green" and to save valuable dollars in printing and postage costs, enabling us to better serve our members, we'll be conducting this year's National Election online. SCC-Vote_000019757896SmallIf you're eligible to vote, you'll be receiving the initial email the week of September 29 notifying you that the Society of... Read more

Nancy Etcoff to speak at 2014 Annual Meeting

2014_Meeting_Nancy-Etcoff-PHDColor Cosmetics as a Feature of the Extended Human Phenotype

Nancy Etcoff, Ph.D., Massachusetts General Hospital Nancy Etcoff is an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Harvard Medical School, a faculty member of the Harvard University Mind/Brain/Behavior Initiative, and a psychologist and Associate Researcher at the Massachusetts General Hospital Department of Psychiatry where she is the Director... Read more