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

Phytochemistry 101 for Cosmetic Chemists with Jat Rana, Ph.D.

On July 18, 2016 join your colleagues in this rapid course of Phytochemistry, which will cover the general chemistry of Natural Products from plants for Skin health application. If you're wondering if this course is right for you, then consider this: this course will be of great interest to cosmetic scientists, formulators, analytical scientists, chemists & biochemists who want to enhance their... 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. DAWN BURKE COLVIN Principal Scientist Mary Kay Inc. Southwest Chapter - Member Since: 1996  
Stay curious. Ask questions - learn from your mistakes. Develop your critical thinking... Read more

Imaging Technologies and Image Analysis Techniques for Personal Care with Roger McMullen, Ph.D.

If you couldn't make it to the last course don't worry, we've got another great course lined up at the National Office Scheduled for June 22, 2016 titled 'Imaging Technologies and Image Analysis Techniques for Personal Care'. Instructed by Roger McMullen, Ph.D., Imaging Technologies and Image Analysis will provide attendees with image analysis skills that they can immediately take back to the laboratory and put to use... Read more