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

The Journal publishes technical papers on topics of interest to cosmetic scientists. Yearly Membership in the Society of Cosmetic Chemists includes printed issues of the Journal of Cosmetic Science. In addition, members have access to the online Journal and Journal archives dating back to 1947.

For your reference, the Journal of Cosmetic Science is currently indexed in the following citation databases: PubMed and Science Citation Index Expanded (Web of Science).



Log-in to the Journal Archive to gain access to all Journal content. CLICK HERE to enter. For credentials, please note the following: Members – your Username is the email address the National Office has on record and your Password is your membership ID number.


The price for a Journal of Cosmetic Science subscription is $250 (for those who renew their Journal subscription after January 31st there will be a $25 late fee applied to the Journal price). The SCC accepts all major credit cards; Visa, MasterCard, Discover and American Express. All checks must be drawn on a U.S. bank. Agency discounts are not accepted.

If you wish to subscribe to the Journal, you may do so without becoming a member of the Society. Please email to subscribe. Electronic issues are available to all subscribers. If you would like a print version, you would need to have a U.S. address or go through a subscriber who would accept the Journal and forward it to you.

If you are an individual subscriber in the U.S. or Canada, please consider joining the Society. You will save $100/year as a Member and have full members access to a wealth of member benefits!


The price for individual journal issues is $45 each.  Shipping is free in North America with additional fees added for shipping outside North America. To order individual issues of the Journal of Cosmetic Science CLICK HERE.


Authors looking to be published in the Journal of Cosmetic Science must submit their manuscript online at For submission guidelines and instructions, please refer to this guide.

Please note: All sales for the Journal of Cosmetic Science are final and are non-refundable!

Please contact us with questions