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Advantages of Membership

Membership in the Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) connects you with other peers and professionals who understand the challenges and opportunities in the cosmetics and personal care industry. 

These benefits are why more than 5,000 professionals have made the decision to invest in their professional development through SCC membership.




  • SCC Media Library and Resource Center, our digital content platform, provides access to more than 150 free technical resources for members, plus offers significant member-only discounts for paid content.  Resources include our technical journal, webinars, on-demand cep courses, annual meeting recordings, and more.
  • Complimentary digital subscription to the Journal of Cosmetic Science, our flagship technical publication. The Journal provides high quality, peer-reviewed technical articles covering basic and applied research in cosmetic science, as well as advancements in technology and innovation related to cosmetics and personal care.
  • Member-exclusive registration discounts for Continuing Education courses in various formats including live webinars, classroom lectures, hands-on lab instruction, on-demand self-paced study, and more.


  • Exclusive access to the online Membership Directory, your go-to resource for connecting with more than 5,000 industry professionals and peers. 
  • Opportunities to participate in a wide range of education and networking events at 19 Affiliated Chapters across Greater North America.  Our chapters host local education meetings, seminars, golf outings, and social events throughout the year to give you an opportunity to connect and learn close to home.  See activities listed in our event calendar.


  • Member-exclusive discounts for the SCC's Annual Scientific Meeting & Showcase, the industry's premier education and networking event.  Drawing more than 1,000 cosmetic and personal care community members and partners, the event features 2.5 days of education on the latest industry innovations and research; a Showcase featuring 150+ scientific poster and tabletop exhibitors; industry awards and recognitions; and multiple social and networking event opportunities.  

SCC Perks

  • Tickets at Work: Discounts on shopping, movies, shows, concerts, sporting events, theme parks, attractions, car rentals, hotels, flights, and more! (request access here)