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 PAPERS

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.

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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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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...

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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.

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...

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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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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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Society News

Annual Meeting Sponsorship

Add your company name to our prestigious list of Sponsors of the 72nd Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase #SCC72 On December 11-12, 2018, the Society will convene an event where the world connects for cosmetic science education. It is the BIGGEST and MOST INFLUENTIAL cosmetic science education event of the year, but not without your generous contributions. Scheduled in a new location, The Sheraton... Read more

Colors in Cosmetics – The Importance of Dispersion

Written by Kelly Dobos   Colors in Cosmetics – Color Measurement and The Importance of Pigment Dispersion The incorporation of color in cosmetic and personal care products is part art and part science. What seems like a simple and fun exercise in pigment blending is reliant on a complex set of decisions. Factors such as the regulatory environment, cost, and stability as well as physical... 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. CHRISTOPHER HEISIG Senior Agrochemical Formulations Chemist Monsanto Member Since: 1996 St. Louis Chapter
What advice would you give your younger self who is just starting out in the industry? Ha! You don’t have all of the answers, and once you... Read more

Evaluation on an Optical Scanning Device for Skin Profile Measurement

Journal of Cosmetic Science Article | Vol. 69 No. 1 Authored by Jiuai Sun

SYNOPSIS

This paper describes experimental evaluations of an optical scanning device for skin surface recovery using multiple light source photometric stereo method. The portable optical device based on the principle of six-light photometric stereo was developed and subjected to evaluation and advancement through clinical trials for the purpose of... Read more

Principles of Emulsion Aesthetic Design

Getting the aesthetics of a skin care emulsion correct can be as important to the success of a product as clinical performance. Adding or swapping a single ingredient often is not the answer to tailoring a formulation to a specific market and application. The formulator must lay out a plan, knowing how to change the variable most important to adapting the aesthetics... Read more