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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 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 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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National CEP Courses coming to CA Suppliers’ Day

Add an educational day to your experience during CA Suppliers’ Day  with a CEP Course. Starting October 25-26 in the Long Beach Convention Center, you’ll have two days of networking and meeting the most creative R&D Chemists, entrepreneurs, and distributors in the industry; the California Chapter’s Suppliers’ Day is free to attend and is without a doubt the West Coast’s Leading Personal Care Trade show. Enhance your technical background by adding a CEP Course specializing in cosmetic formulations, perfect for building potential partnerships with the 300+ booths of global exhibitors, presenting new innovative ingredients and industry solutions. The courses offered are Cosmetic Formulations with Mark Chandler and Beginning Cosmetic Chemistry with Perry Romanowski, beneficial to beginning and seasoned scientists.


Mark ChandlerMark Chandler, President – ACT Solutions Corp
instructing the Cosmetic Formulations course.

Scheduled for Tuesday, October 24 from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (PACIFIC TIME), this course is perfect for anyone interested in the mechanics of designing a cosmetic formulation. Mr. Chandler will provide a Cosmetic Raw Materials overview on everything from Emulsions, Cleansers, Conditions, Sticks, Gels, Oils and Preservation Basics. The course will be beneficial to beginning and seasoned scientists, whether in formulation, quality control, or claims testing.

Attendees of this course will learn:
1. Emulsion Theory
2. How to enhance Efficacy and Consumer Appeal
3. Formulation Basics
4. Cleanser Examples and much more!

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About The Instructor: Mark Chandler is the President of ACT Solutions Corp., a formulation consulting firm focusing on Adaptive Aesthetic Design™, Advanced Emulsion Solutions, and Formulating for Efficacy™.  He is also a Prestige Clinical Instructor at the University of Toledo – College of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences.   Mark is in his 30th year in the personal care and pharmaceutical industry, most recently serving as Skin Care Applications Manager for Croda Inc.  For 15 years Mark has taught the Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) Cosmetic Formulations course, in addition to instructing on emulsions for the Center for Professional Advancement and Cosmetic Raw Materials and Low Energy Emulsification courses for the SCC.  Mark has presented in more than a dozen countries located in North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia, and has written numerous technical articles and textbooks chapters, and has 3 patents.


Perry Romanowski, Vice President of Brains Publishing, instructing the  Beginning Cosmetic Chemistry course. 

Also scheduled for Tuesday, October 24 from 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM (PACIFIC TIME), this course is designed specifically with beginning cosmetic chemists in mind (its practically in the name).  However, information presented will also be useful for QA chemists and seasoned veteran scientists who want to learn about other areas of formulations, scientists in related industries, college students studying chemistry and marketing or sales people who could use a primer about the chemistry of their products.

Attendees of this course will receive:
1. An introduction to the industry, basic physiology of skin and hair
2. Formulation techniques
3. Idea generation
4. Learn about key raw materials and vehicles such as; surfactants, emollients, humectants, emulsions, aerosols, colors and much more. 

Secure your seat today!

About The Instructor: Perry Romanowski is the Vice President of Brains Publishing specializing in the creation of information products including websites, traditional books, ebooks, audio and video focusing on science and its application to the real world.  He has numerous publications to his credit including “Beginning Cosmetic Chemistry”.  He has a Masters degree in Biochemistry from DePaul University and is an active member of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists.
  SCC Member SCC Student Member Non-Member
Early Bird Fee $360.00 $210.00 $490.00
Late Fee (starts 10/09/2017) $410.00 $235.00 $540.00

*Fees for the course are transferable but not refundable after 10/17/17