Present in the Technology Showcase

Poster and/or Tabletop

The Technology Showcase provides a forum for those companies serving the personal care industry to present their most recent scientific and technological developments in a poster format.

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2019 Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase

December 17-18, 2019- New York City

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists’ 73rd 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, an honorarium and complimentary SCC membership for One Full Year!

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Florida Chapter Sunscreen Symposium

Integrating Beauty through Sun care, Anti-Aging, and Skin Cancer Protection

Historically this event draws hundreds of Cosmetic Industry professionals to the Disney Yacht & Beach Club Resorts. The symposium will highlight the latest scientific developments, current regulations and more!

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New Affinity Partner - Genworth

Genworth is excited to work with SCC in helping members address the financial challenges of aging.

With a dedicated team of specialists and diverse options to suit almost any need, Genworth is the largest LTC insurer in the US with more than 1 million policyholders.

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SCC Photo Gallery

Photos of past events

The event may be over, but you can relive the moments of awe, excitement and camaraderie through these selected images.

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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.

Support the SCC every time you shop on Amazon!

You can now support the Society of Cosmetic Chemists every time you shop on Amazon! It’s a simple and easy way to...

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CEP Courses for 2019

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

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Blog

Welcome to the Society of Cosmetic Chemists' blog where we aim to provide you with valuabl...

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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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Society News

U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) BioPreferred® Program

The goal of the USDA’s BioPreferred® Program is to increase the use and purchase of Biobased products. Webinar speakers Kate Lewis, a senior analyst for the USDA’s BioPreferred® Program and Florencia Goren, the Vice President for Corporate Development and Strategy for Beta Analytic Testing Laboratory will give an overview of the BioPreferred® Program. Kate and Florencia will discuss what the BioPreferred® program offers the industry and consumers, and how the audience can navigate the process to have their ingredients or marketed formulations become USDA Certified Biobased Products.

Member Spotlight on Emmanuel Quartey

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. Learn how one way in a lab working on various cosmetic products, changed Emmanuel Quartey’s life forever!

Follow the Yellow Brick Road: Introducing the QSAR Paradigm to the Cosmetic Sector (Part 2)

This blog (part 2 of a 3 part series) is a curious and personal tale of how one organic-medicinal chemist, originally steering towards a career in the pharmaceutical or agricultural chemicals industry, found himself, instead, seeking a path to introduce the QSAR Paradigm to the cosmetic industry and, later, to the cosmetic regulatory environment at the U.S. FDA.

Evaluating the Moisturizing Abilities and Sun Protection Factor of New Lip Balm Formulations

This report explores dry-skin models to assess the potential of a new lip balm formulation to hydrate dry skin or lips, and presents sun protection factor (SPF) values for five new lip balm formulations. Evaporimeter [for transepidermal water loss (TEWL)], Skicon®, and Corneometer® were used to measure hydrating effects of lip balm formulations in a dry-skin leg model, and TEWL, DermaLab® Moisture Meter, Corneometer®, and visual assessments were used with a dry-lip model.