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2024 Press Releases

Society of Cosmetic Chemists Launches Registration for New Certificate Program in Skin Care

June 14, 2024

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists is pleased to announce its latest model of cosmetic science education: the SCC Certificate Program. The program offers deeper dives into select subject areas via curated course collections and carefully considered participant pathways through the material, utilizing a flexible combination of in-person and online courses, hands-on laboratory work, and participant testing to reinforce key concepts and retention. [READ MORE]

2024 Education Award Added to SCC Achievement Awards

June 7, 2024

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) is pleased to announce that it is now accepting nominations for its 2024 Achievement Awards. New this year is the SCC Education Award, which recognizes an SCC member for making outstanding contributions to the field of cosmetic science education. [READ MORE]

SCC Madam C.J. Walker Scholarship, sponsored by Mary Kay Inc.

March 28, 2024

Now in its fourth year with the generous support of Mary Kay Inc., the scholarship program supports specific under-represented minorities of any gender identity pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in STEM disciplines relative to the cosmetics and personal care industry.  Full eligibility rules and program details can be found at scconline.org/WalkerScholarship. [READ MORE]

Society of Cosmetic Chemists Announces Collaboration with University of Miami

February 28, 2024

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) is excited to announce a new education collaboration with the University of Miami's College of Engineering. The SCC will work with the university to produce short courses related to various aspects of cosmetic science and product development.  [READ MORE]

2023 Press Releases

Society of Cosmetic Chemists Announces 2023 Prestigious Award Winners

October 24, 2023

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) is pleased to announce the winners of these prestigious awards being presented during the Society’s 77th Annual Scientific Meeting & Showcase being held December 11-13, 2023, at the Sheraton NY Times Square, New York, NY. [READ MORE]

Society of Cosmetic Chemists Announces Award Winners

September 18, 2023

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) is pleased to announce the winners of the 2023 awards being presented during the Society’s 77th Annual Scientific Meeting, December 11-13, 2023, at the Sheraton NY Times Square, New York, NY. [READ MORE]

Society of Cosmetic Chemists Elects Executive Officers and Area Directors for 2024

September 13, 2023

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) is pleased to announce the organization’s 2024 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 more than 5,000 individual cosmetics and personal care industry members globally. [READ MORE]

C&T Allē Awards Extended Deadline for 2024

August 10, 2023

It's go time! Enter the 2024 Cosmetics & Toiletries (C&T) Allē Awards today – the extended deadline is Sept. 7, 2023. The C&T Allēs, presented by C&T and Allured Business Media, bring behind-the-scenes ingenuity in cosmetics and personal care R&D into the spotlight. It’s your time to shine! [READ MORE]

Awardees & Finalists Announced for 2023 SCC Madam C.J. Walker Scholarship

August 1, 2023

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) is pleased to announce the 2023 Awardees and Finalists for the SCC Madam C.J. Walker Scholarship, generously sponsored by Mary Kay. Established in 2021, the Madam C.J. Walker Scholarship, awards two (2) $5,000 scholarships to specific under-represented minority students of any gender identity pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in chemical, physical, medical, pharmaceutical, biological, or related sciences and technology with an interest in pursuing a career in the cosmetics and personal care industry. [READ MORE]

SCC Call for Papers for 77th Annual Scientific Meeting

April 28, 2023

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) has opened the Call for Papers for podium presentation consideration at the 77th Annual Scientific Meeting & Showcase, December 11-13, 2023, at the Sheraton New York Times Square. [READ MORE]

SCC Madam C.J. Walker Scholarship Application Open, sponsored by Mary Kay Inc.

April 4, 2023

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) is pleased to announce we are accepting applications for the 2023 Madam C.J. Walker Scholarship. Two USD$5,000 scholarships will be awarded. The application period closes 11:59pm EDT on May 19, 2023. [READ MORE]

Society of Cosmetic Chemists’ 76th Annual Meeting Draws More Than 800 to Los Angeles

January 12, 2023

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) recently held its 76th Annual Scientific Meeting & Showcase December 12-14, 2022, in Los Angeles, CA at the JW Marriott LA Live, drawing more than 800 cosmetics and personal care industry attendees for 2 ½ days of education, exhibits, awards, and networking. In addition to the outstanding education program, the Society installed the Board of Directors, led by 2023 President Mark Chandler (ACT Solutions Corp.), and presented various achievement and scientific contribution awards during the meeting. [READ MORE]

2022 Press Releases 

Society of Cosmetic Chemists Announces 2022 Prestigious Award Winners

October 12, 2022

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) is pleased to announce the winners of these prestigious awards being presented during the in-person Society’s 76th Annual Scientific Meeting & Showcase being held December 12-14, 2022, at the JW Marriott LA Live in Los Angeles, California. [READ MORE]

SCC Accepting Applications for Madam C.J. Walker Scholarship

March 1, 2022

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) is pleased to announce the acceptance of applications for the Madam C.J. Walker Scholarship. First awarded in 2021, and funded by the generous support of Mary Kay Inc., the scholarship supports under-represented minority students of any gender identity pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in chemical, physical, medical, pharmaceutical, biological, or related sciences and technology, relative to the cosmetics and personal care industry. [READ MORE]

SCC Partners with the Makeup in LA Show

February 3, 2022

SCC is pleased to announce our participation in the MakeUP in LA event later this month at the Los Angeles Convention Center, February 23 & 24, 2022. This event is where suppliers, brands and trendsetters come together to give life to new lines and products. With more than 200+ suppliers exhibiting, you’ll be able to connect with ingredients, packaging, formulation, contract manufacturing, and accessories providers and have access to more than a dozen education sessions across the two-day event! [READ MORE]

SCC's 75th Annual Meeting Highlights

January 11, 2022

The Society held it's first in-person conference since 2019.  The Society’s 75th Annual Scientific Meeting & Showcase was the highlight of 2021. Relive the awe, excitement, level of science and fun networking opportunities presented at The Sheraton New York Times Square where nearly 500 of your peers convened. The SCC’s Annual Meeting is where the world connects for the best cosmetic science education! [READ MORE]

2021 Press Releases 

Society Announces SCC75 Award Winners

November 17, 2021

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) is pleased to announce the awards being presented during the in-person Society’s 75th Annual Scientific Meeting, December 13-15, 2021, at the Sheraton NY Times Square. These winners join a long and prestigious list of accomplished professionals who have been recognized by their peers for their outstanding contributions to SCC and our industry. [READ MORE]

SCC Announces Winners of the Madam C.J. Walker Scholarship Sponsored by Mary Kay Inc.

October 1, 2021

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) is pleased to announce Imani Elaine Porter (Hampton University) and Joy Rutherford (The Ohio State University) as the winners of the Madam C.J. Walker Scholarship, sponsored by Mary Kay Inc., in support of under-represented minority students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in chemical, physical, medical, pharmaceutical, biological, or related sciences and technology. [READ MORE]

Society of Cosmetic Chemists Elects Executive Officers and Area Directors for 2022

September 20, 2021

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) announced the election results for the organization’s 2022 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 more than 6,000 individual cosmetics and personal care industry members globally. Effective January 1, 2022, Michelle Hines, PhD (Mary Kay, Inc.) of the SCC Southwest Chapter will become President. [READ MORE]

Announcing SCC Education Week – A Guide to Cosmetic Product Development: from Lab to Launch

May 18, 2021

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists is excited to announce a new virtual event, SCC Education Week, June 21-25, 2021. Titled, “Cosmetic Product Development: Lab to Launch,” this week-long event will convene a global network of cosmetic and personal care stakeholders for education from thought leaders across industry sectors exploring the process of product creation from concept through market release. [READ MORE]

2020 Press Releases 

Society of Cosmetic Chemists Announces Dayan Winner of 2020 Florence Wall Women in Cosmetic Chemistry Award

November 11, 2020

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) is pleased to announce Nava Dayan, PhD as the recipient of the 2020 Florence Wall Women in Cosmetic Chemistry Award. The award honors women’s scientific and leadership contributions to the cosmetics and personal care industry. [READ MORE]

Society of Cosmetic Chemists Announces Epstein as Maison G. deNavarre Medal Award Winner

November 11, 2020

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) is pleased to announce Howard A. Epstein, PhD, Director of Technical Services at EMD Performance Materials, as the recipient of the Maison G. deNavarre Medal Award. The medal is the Society’s highest honor, recognizing an individual for accomplishments and activities supporting the best interests of the cosmetics and personal care industry. [READ MORE]

Society of Cosmetic Chemists Announces Annual Award Winners

November 11, 2020 

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) is pleased to announce its annual award winners, accepting virtually, during its 74th Annual Scientific Meeting & Showcase on December 11, 2020. “Despite the global challenges faced by us all this past year, I am honored to recognize these outstanding achievements in cosmetic science and contributions that our members make to society,” said Mindy Goldstein, PhD, 2020 SCC President and President of Mindy S. Goldstein, PhD Consulting. “Congratulations to these winners who join a prestigious list of accomplished professionals being recognized by their peers for their outstanding work.” [READ MORE]

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

September 14, 2020

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 more than 6,000 individual cosmetics and personal care industry members globally. [READ MORE]

SCC 74th Annual Meeting & Showcase: A Virtual Event

August 27, 2020

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) is announcing today that the SCC 74th Annual Meeting & Showcase scheduled for December 2020 will be a fully virtual meeting. SCC and the Sheraton NY Times Square have agreed to mutually terminate our contract in light of the concerns and travel restrictions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although we regret that we cannot be together for our 74th Annual Meeting this year in New York City, a virtual SCC meeting forum will allow us to safely educate and engage our scientific community. [READ MORE]

SCC Announces Creation of the Madam C.J. Walker Scholarship Generously Sponsored by Mary Kay Inc.

June 19, 2020

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) is pleased to announce the creation of the Madam C.J. Walker Scholarship in support of under-represented minority students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in chemical, physical, medical, pharmaceutical, biological or related sciences and technology. The scholarship creation is part of the SCC’s initiatives to support diversity, equity and inclusion in the cosmetic and personal care industry and is funded by the generous support of Mary Kay Inc. [READ MORE]

SCC Announces Initiatives Supporting Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the Cosmetic and Personal Care Industry

June 19, 2020

Juneteenth is a day of true freedom for all! While the Emancipation Proclamation ended slavery in 1863, it wasn’t until June 19, 1865, that Union soldiers enforced the order on the last remaining slave holders in Texas. In celebration of this day, the Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) is announcing its initiatives to support diversity, equity and inclusion, ensuring the voices of people of color, and all minorities, in the cosmetic and personal care industry are heard and supported. [READ MORE]

Society of Cosmetic Chemists Launches Digital Resource Hub

March 30, 2020

Today, the Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) launched its Media Library and Resource Center, a digital platform poised to be the industry’s go-to resource for the latest scientific research, education and information. [READ MORE]

Society of Cosmetic Chemists’ Call for Papers for 74th Annual Meeting

February 10, 2020

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) announces its Call for Papers for podium presentations at the Annual Scientific Meeting & Showcase, December 15-16, 2020 at the Sheraton New York Times Square. Now in its 74th year, the annual meeting is the premier event where stakeholders in the cosmetics and personal care community convene to share information, research, and innovation impacting the future of the industry. [READ MORE]

Society of Cosmetic Chemists Celebrates 75 Years

January 7, 2020

This is a very special year for the Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) as the organization celebrates its Diamond Jubilee. Founded in 1945, the SCC is the oldest and largest membership organization focused exclusively on cosmetic science education. [READ MORE]

Society of Cosmetic Chemists Elects 2020 Executive Officers

January 6, 2020

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) announced the election of the 2020 Executive Officers. The Executive Officer roles are the highest-ranking volunteer positions within the organization, responsible for representing the interests of more than 5,700 individual cosmetics and personal care industry members globally. [READ MORE]

 

 

 

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The Society of Cosmetic Chemists Achieves 5,000 Membership Milestone

December 18, 2017

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC), the only organization serving the unique education and networking needs of cosmetic science professionals in North America, announced that its membership has exceeded 5,000 individuals for the first time since its founding in 1945. SCC is recognized as the premier organization for cosmetic scientists and raw materials suppliers engaged in the cosmetic and toiletries industry. [READ MORE]