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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.

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.

SCC Latest News

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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Structural Analysis of Macrofibrils in a Human Permanent Waved Hair by Scanning Microbeam Small-Angle X-ray Scattering Measurements

Journal of Cosmetic Science | Vol. 69 No. 2 Authored by Maki Fukuda, Yuki Marubashi, Teppei Nawa and Reina Ikuyama

Synopsis

It has been experimentally shown that hair subjected to permanent wave treatment quickly changes into uncurled hair during daily hair-care activities. However, the mechanism of curl fallout has not been clarified. In previous studies, the relationship between...
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Announing 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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Health Knowledge, Cosmetic Interests, Attitude, and the Need for Health Education Regarding the Use of Topical Bleaching Agents Among Women in West Saudi Arabia: A Cross-Sectional Study

Journal of Cosmetic Science | Vol. 69 No. 2 Authored by Mariam Eid Alanzi, Riyadh A. Alghamdi, Osama Mohammed Alsharif, Khaled S. Alghamdi and Salah Mohammed El Sayed

Synopsis

We aimed at investigating the cosmetic interests, public confidence in cosmetic industry, health knowledge, practice, and need for health education regarding using topical bleaching agents (TPAs) among a relatively...
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Member Spotlight

The Society thinks it’s time to acknowledge more members more often, so we’ve decided to place a spotlight on members whose dedication to the SCC has not gone unnoticed.

This article spotlights the accomplishments of Jolene Kaufusi, not Sarah Snow as mentioned in the newsletter.

JOLENE KAUFUSI Scientist of Personal Care Formulation Young Living Essential Oils Member Since: 2003 Intermountain West...
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Sustainability and the USDA BioPreferred® Program

Written by Liz Streland   We are all voyagers.  What you carry with you and what you leave behind define who you are.” - Lavati Lauaki Afifimailagi, Samoa Voyaging Society The annual West Coast gray whale migration has ended.  Every year, these marvelous animals swim from Alaska to the warm waters of Mexico to have their young.  Together,...
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Use of L-Glutamic Acid in a New Enrichment Broth (R-TATP Broth) for Detecting the Presence or Absence of Molds in Raw Ingredients/Personal Care Product Formulations by Using an ATP Bioluminescence Assay

Journal of Cosmetic Science | Vol. 69 No. 1 Authored by Youjun Yang and Donald J. English

Synopsis

The present study reports the effects of adding L-glutamic acid to a new enrichment broth designated as R-TATP broth, to promote the growth of slow-growing mold microorganisms such as Aspergillus brasiliensis and Aspergillus oryzae , without interfering in the growth of other types of...
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CEP Courses for 2018

From courses scheduled in conjunction with chapters' Suppliers’ Days to free webinars, the SCC has something for members at all levels in their careers: seasoned professionals, young professionals, students and those in need of a refresher on certain topics. CEP instructors provide attendees with critical knowledge enabling them to advance their professional development. Courses scheduled...
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Application of Check-All-That-Apply (CATA) Questions for Sensory Characterization of Cosmetic Emulsions by Untrained Consumers

Journal of Cosmetic Science | Vol. 69 No. 2 Authored by Gabriella Baki, Mihaly Szoboszlai, Matthew W. Liberatore and Mark Chandler

SYNOPSIS

The sales potential of cosmetic products is greatly determined by skin feel and skin sensory performance. To please the target audience, it is important to gather information about consumers’ perception of products’ sensory characteristics. In this...
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