2018 Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase

December 11-12, 2018 - New York City

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists’ 72nd Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase is where the world connects for the best cosmetic science education.

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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!

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CALL FOR POSTERS

72 Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase

Authors are invited to submit abstracts of original work for consideration of Poster Presenations. Visit the link below to see some of the topics of particular interest.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

CEP Courses

CEP Courses for 2018

From courses scheduled in conjunction with chapters' Suppliers’ Days to free webinars, the SCC has something for ...

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Annual Meeting Sponsorship

Add your company name to our prestigious list of Sponsors of the 72nd Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology S...

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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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Renew Your SCC Membership Today!

The easiest and fastest way to renew your SCC Membership is by clicking on the 'MEMBER LOGIN' (loc...

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Society News

CEP Courses for 2018

From courses scheduled in conjunction with chapters' Suppliers’ Days to free webinars, the SCC has something for members at all levels in their careers: seasoned professionals, young professionals, students and those in need of a refresher on certain topics. CEP instructors provide attendees with critical knowledge enabling them to advance their professional development. Courses scheduled in the National Office are held in... Read more

Application of Check-All-That-Apply (CATA) Questions for Sensory Characterization of Cosmetic Emulsions by Untrained Consumers

Journal of Cosmetic Science | Vol. 69 No. 2 Authored by Gabriella Baki, Mihaly Szoboszlai, Matthew W. Liberatore and Mark Chandler

SYNOPSIS

The sales potential of cosmetic products is greatly determined by skin feel and skin sensory performance. To please the target audience, it is important to gather information about consumers’ perception of products’ sensory characteristics. In this study, six different emulsions were formulated. Samples... Read more

Member Spotlight

The Society thinks it’s 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. JACKLIN V. HOFFELT Account Manager Personal Care/Household IMCD US Member Since: 1997 Southwest Chapter
What advice would you give your younger self who is just starting out in the industry? Network, Network, Network, and don’t be afraid to reach out... Read more

New Aspects of the Structure of Human Scalp Hair-II: Tubular Structure and Material Flow Property of the Medulla

Journal of Cosmetic Science | Vol. 69 No. 1 Authored by Asao Yamauchi and Kiyoshi Yamauchi

Synopsis

Asian scalp hair fibers were made thin by treatment with papain or sliced along the longitudinal axis or randomly cut by mechanical means. Optical microscopic observations of the resulting specimens indicated that (i) the medulla (M) consisted of two types of the M-surrounding cells which were linearly linked... Read more

How To Maximize The Bioactive Efficacy Of Your Formula

Written by Mindy Goldstein   Bio-actives in your formula drive the claims that you will be able to make in your advertising copy. In order to build a successful product that gives your customer the desired results, your goal is to make sure you are delivering the highest efficacy from your formulations. A highly effective skincare product results from a combination of a high-quality... Read more