Arriving September 2021

75th Annual Scientific Meeting & Showcase


SCC Headquarters has begun planning for the 75th Annual Scientific Meeting & Showcase (SCC75), convening December 13-15, 2021 in NYC at the Sheraton New York Times Square. Stay up-to-date on the latest event developments.

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2021 Education Courses

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Media Library & Resource Center

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Society News

AOCS Call for participation: Determination of free monochloropropanediols and glycidol in glycerol

AOCS is recruiting laboratories to help assess the utility of a new method for determination of free monochloropropanediols and free glycidol in glycerol. Can you join us? 
3-monochloropropane diol (3-MCPD), 3-MCPD esters and glycidyl esters are process-induced contaminants considered to be of concern to public health. The European Commission is setting increasingly stringent limits in foods, and these contaminants are of increasing concern across a wide range of... Read more

Society of Cosmetic Chemists Elects Executive Officers and Area Directors for 2021

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) announced the election results for the organization’s 2021 executive officers and area directors. Together with the Board of Directors, they are the governing body focused on the mission, strategy and goals of the Society and are responsible for representing the interests of nearly 6,000 individual cosmetics and personal care industry members globally.

Mentoring Matters: Strategies to get Most out of a Mentor-Mentee Relationship.

There is also an influx of people with young creative minds and influencers who have tasted fame on social media and have become overnight entrepreneurs. However, even with the wealth of information available, there is still a need for the true guidance of young cosmetic scientists. Cosmetic scientists that are young-in-age or young-at-heart, regardless of their age.

Bring Cosmetic Science Content to Your Home

The SCC Media Library and Resource Center has recently unlocked all 2019 Annual Meeting lectures – now accessible FREE for SCC Members (bringing the total to over 70 free presentations). New cosmetic content has also been added to the platform including 13 recent webinars (all from 2020).