Dedicated to the advancement of cosmetic science, the Society
strives to increase and disseminate scientific information
through meetings and publications. By promoting research in
cosmetic science and industry, and by setting high ethical,
professional and educational standards, we reach our goal
of improving the qualifications of cosmetic scientists. Our
mission is to further the interests and recognition of cosmetic
scientists while maintaining the confidence of the public
in the cosmetic and toiletries industry.
Comprised of over 4,000 members, the Society of Cosmetic
Chemists was founded in 1945 to promote high standards of
practice in the cosmetic sciences. We serve as a focus and
provide the proper forums for the exchange of ideas and new
developments in cosmetic research and technology.
Since 1948 Chapters have been the lifeblood of the Society
of Cosmetic Chemists. We now have 19 Chapters throughout the
United States and Canada which conduct monthly meetings, educational
seminars, suppliers' days and publish monthly newsletters.
These Chapters are run by dedicated volunteers who lend their
time and expertise to the smooth and efficient operation of