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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 cdaddino@scconline.org. 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 cdaddino@scconline.org 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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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.

SCC Latest News

CANCELLED – Guidelines to Skin Absorption Studies – CEP Course

CEP Course: Guidelines to Skin Absorption Studies Tuesday, October 30th, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Eastern Time) Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott Newark International Airport, 1 Hotel Road Newark, New Jersey 07114 USA The In vitro skin absorption testing is part of recommended regulatory guidelines in the USA and the EU and of global interest to assess safety of exposure...
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The SCC National Office has MOVED!

Effective Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, our new address is:

14 Wall Street, Suite 1620, New York, NY 10005

Web: www.scconline.org | Email: scc@scconline.org | Phone: (212) 668-1500

Please update your records accordingly; telephone numbers, email addresses, and web address remain the same. If contacting the staff, please allow some extra time...
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The Blend of Taurine and Aloe Vera Extract Boosts Action Against Skin Irritation: In Vitro and Clinical Evaluations

Journal of Cosmetic Science | Vol. 69 No. 3 Authored by Jung M. Seo, Suzie Cheng, Nadia Soliman, Zeenat Nabi and Long Pan

Synopsis

Regular usage of cosmetic products and drugs in dermatological vehicles may cause irritant contact dermatitis. For example, aluminum chloride (AlCl ), the most efficacious antiperspirant salt to treat hyperhidrosis, shows high irritancy potential. To mitigate...
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Insects as an Alternative Source for the Production of Fats for Cosmetics

Journal of Cosmetic Science | Vol. 69 No. 3 Authored by Geert R. Verheyen, Tom Ooms, Liesbeth Vogels, Steven Vreysen, Ann Bovy, Sabine Van Miert, and Filip Meersman

Synopsis

Insects may provide an environmentally friendly way of producing high-quality bio-based materials that can be implemented for cosmetic applications. Insects can be bred on organic waste, in high numbers,...
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Announcing the 2018 Frontiers of Science Award Lecturer

The Society is delighted to announce that Professor Charles Spence (Oxford University), a world-famous experimental psychologist with a specialization in neuroscience-inspired multisensory design, has confirmed his attendance to the 72nd Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase (December 11-12, 2018 | Sheraton New York Times Square) as this year's Frontiers of Science Award Lecturer (Sponsored by Cosmetics...
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Announcing the 2018 Henry Maso Award Lecturer

The Society is delighted to announce that Professor Michael McAlpine (University of Minnesota) has confirmed his attendance to the 72nd Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase (December 11-12, 2018 | Sheraton New York Times Square) as this year's Henry Maso Award Lecturer (Sponsored by Siltech & the Maso Family).

Biography

Dr. McAlpine is the Benjamin Mayhugh Associate Professor of Mechanical...
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Investigating Film Properties of Polymers Used in Anhydrous Sunscreen Formulations Using Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM): Polymer\/Polymer Interactions and Their Relation to Vapor Transmission

Journal of Cosmetic Science | Vol. 69 No. 3 Authored by William Thompson, Diane Kennedy, Timothy Gillece, Roger L. McMullen, Larry Senak, and Hani Fares

Synopsis

A mechanistic understanding of the role of polymers in waterproofing anhydrous sunscreen formulations has been hypothesized in the past, but has never been clearly established. In this article, we demonstrate the utility...
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Understanding Solar Skin Elastosis–Cause and Treatment

Journal of Cosmetic Science | Vol. 69 No. 3 Authored by Sabine Pain, Nicolas Berthélémy, Corinne Naudin, Véronique Degrave, and Valérie André-Frei

Synopsis

Photoageing, also called actinic ageing, is the main cause of prematurely aged skin. Our expertise in elastic fibers has led us to discover a process triggered in response to ultraviolet (UV) light and which upsets...
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