Join/Renew Membership for SCC

Become part of our community of dedicated professional and student members today — join now.

New Members

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.

Existing SCC Members

Current SCC Members can easily renew online. Please take the time to renew your membership today to avoid reinstatement fees and any interruption in benefits.

Journal of Cosmetic Science Published

Six times a year, the Society publishes an internationally recognized scholarly journal known as the Journal of Cosmetic Science (JCS).  The Journal contains technical papers on topics of interest to cosmetic scientists and keeps professionals within the industry up to date on the latest trends/innovations.

The first Volume of the new year, Volume 67 No. 1, has just been published and is available to SCC members as a hard copy and/or online. The topics you can expect to read about in the first publication include…

  1. Investigation of hair dye deposition, hair color loss, and hair damage during multiple oxidative dyeing and shampooing cycles – Guojin Zhang, Roger L. McMullen, and Lidia Kulcsar
  2. Harvesting electricity from human hair – Brindan Tulachan, Sushil K. Singh, Deepu Philip, and Mainak Das
  3. Improving the accuracy of skin elasticity measurement by using the Q-parameters in Cutometer – Di Qu and G. Paul Seehra
  4. Autophagy in human skin fibroblasts: Comparison between young and aged cells and evaluation of its cellular rhythm and response to Ultraviolet A radiation – Nadine Pernodet, Kelly Dong, and Edward Pelle

If you are not a current subscriber and are interested in a subscription to the Journal, please send an email to