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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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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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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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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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.

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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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Annual Meeting Sponsorship

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Journal of Cosmetic Science

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Society News

Announcing the 2018 Frontiers of Science Award Lecturer

The Society is delighted to announce that Professor Charles Spence (Oxford University), a world-famous experimental psychologist with a specialization in neuroscience-inspired multisensory design, has confirmed his attendance to the 72nd Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase (December 11-12, 2018 | Sheraton New York Times Square) as this year's Frontiers of Science Award Lecturer (Sponsored by Cosmetics & Toiletries).

Biography

Professor Spence has worked with many... Read more

Preformulation, Characterization, and In Vitro Release Studies of Caffeine-Loaded Solid Lipid Nanoparticles

Journal of Cosmetic Science | Vol. 69 No. 3 Authored by Derya Algul, Gulengul Duman, Samet Ozdemir, Ebru Turkoz Acar, and Gulgun Yener

Synopsis

Encapsulation of active agents in solid lipid nanoparticles (SLNs) is an alternative to other controlled release systems for topical delivery. In this study, caffeine was encapsulated in SLNs to produce a delivery system with controlled release. Caffeine-loaded SLNs (Caf-SLNs) were prepared... Read more

Structural Analysis of Macrofibrils in a Human Permanent Waved Hair by Scanning Microbeam Small-Angle X-ray Scattering Measurements

Journal of Cosmetic Science | Vol. 69 No. 2 Authored by Maki Fukuda, Yuki Marubashi, Teppei Nawa and Reina Ikuyama

Synopsis

It has been experimentally shown that hair subjected to permanent wave treatment quickly changes into uncurled hair during daily hair-care activities. However, the mechanism of curl fallout has not been clarified. In previous studies, the relationship between permanent wave treatment and disulfide bonds in... Read more

Announing the 2018 Henry Maso Award Lecturer

The Society is delighted to announce that Professor Michael McAlpine (University of Minnesota) has confirmed his attendance to the 72nd Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase (December 11-12, 2018 | Sheraton New York Times Square) as this year's Henry Maso Award Lecturer (Sponsored by Siltech & the Maso Family).

Biography

Dr. McAlpine is the Benjamin Mayhugh Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Minnesota (2015-Present).... Read more

Health Knowledge, Cosmetic Interests, Attitude, and the Need for Health Education Regarding the Use of Topical Bleaching Agents Among Women in West Saudi Arabia: A Cross-Sectional Study

Journal of Cosmetic Science | Vol. 69 No. 2 Authored by Mariam Eid Alanzi, Riyadh A. Alghamdi, Osama Mohammed Alsharif, Khaled S. Alghamdi and Salah Mohammed El Sayed

Synopsis

We aimed at investigating the cosmetic interests, public confidence in cosmetic industry, health knowledge, practice, and need for health education regarding using topical bleaching agents (TPAs) among a relatively big sample size in Al-Madinah (west Saudi... Read more