Press Releases from 2021

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]

Press Releases from 2020

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]