Happy New Year! Here's to a Happy and Healthy 2022!

On this page, you can find a complete list of SCC events, on both the National and Regional level. 


Future Annual Meeting Dates (dates may be subject to change)

  • 2022: December 12-14 | LA Live JW Marriott (California)
  • 2023: December 12-13 | Sheraton NY Times Square (New York)
  • 2024: December TBD | Location TBA
  • 2025: December 16-17 | Sheraton NY Times Square (New York)
  • 2026: December TBD | Location TBA



► Carolina Chapter: What is the mindset of an Indie Founder?
Start Date/Time:
Tuesday, January 25, 2022 12:00 PM (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
End Date/Time:
Tuesday, January 25, 2022 1:00 PM (UTC-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
Recurring Event:
One time event
Normal Priority
Chapter Education/Meeting

Read meeting description below or Click here to register for this chapter event.

Speaker: Luciana Coutinho, Founder & Chief Product Officer, luluble, Inc.

Abstract: Luciana Coutinho, Founder and Chief Scientific Officer at luluble, will analyze the brain of Indie Founders and share her point of view on their thought process with regards to selection of raw ingredients - clean, natural, synthetic. She will also discuss what is going right and/or wrong and highlight challenges related to supply chain and operations of raw ingredients and manufacturers.

Biography: The passion for cosmetics is what led Luciana Coutinho to successfully develop and launch over 1,000 cosmetics, OTC, and medical device products all over the world. Luciana has over 20 years of experience in the CPG industry, holding several positions at Avon Products, Reckitt Benckiser and Prestige Consumer Healthcare. She led R&D product development laboratories, mentored scientists, earned awards and recognition for her work. She managed and expanded numerous brands including Summer’s Eve, Nix, Little Remedies, Clearasil, Dettol, Avon Sun, Skin So Soft, Moisture Therapy, and AvonMen.

She is the Founder and Chief Product Officer at luluble, currently consulting in the natural and organic skin care, personal care, feminine hygiene, and pet care sectors. Her focus is on technical product development and brand strategy for the cosmetic, OTC, and medical device industry.

Luciana is currently a Board Member of the New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists. She has presented many times at cosmetic science events on Natural Ingredients and Clean Beauty. She has been involved in creating a strong liaison between the Scientific Community and the Indie Brands, organizing seminars and events. Luciana is also a member of organizations such as CEW and IBE. She holds a B.S. in Chemical Engineering, a Certification in Cosmetic Technology, an M.S. in Analytical Chemistry.

Cost: SCC members/Students: $5, Non-members: $10

Owned by Society of Cosmetic Chemists On Thursday, January 13, 2022