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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.

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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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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. JACKLIN V. HOFFELT Account Manager Personal Care/Household IMCD US Member Since: 1997 Southwest Chapter
What advice would you give your younger self who is just starting out in the industry? Network, Network, Network,...
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How To Maximize The Bioactive Efficacy Of Your Formula

Written by Mindy Goldstein   Bio-actives in your formula drive the claims that you will be able to make in your advertising copy. In order to build a successful product that gives your customer the desired results, your goal is to make sure you are delivering the highest efficacy from your formulations. A highly effective skincare product...
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Colors in Cosmetics – The Importance of Dispersion

Written by Kelly Dobos   Colors in Cosmetics – Color Measurement and The Importance of Pigment Dispersion The incorporation of color in cosmetic and personal care products is part art and part science. What seems like a simple and fun exercise in pigment blending is reliant on a complex set of decisions. Factors such as the regulatory environment,...
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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. CHRISTOPHER HEISIG Senior Agrochemical Formulations Chemist Monsanto Member Since: 1996 St. Louis Chapter
What advice would you give your younger self who is just starting out in the industry? Ha! You don’t have...
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Evaluation on an Optical Scanning Device for Skin Profile Measurement

Journal of Cosmetic Science Article | Vol. 69 No. 1 Authored by Jiuai Sun

SYNOPSIS

This paper describes experimental evaluations of an optical scanning device for skin surface recovery using multiple light source photometric stereo method. The portable optical device based on the principle of six-light photometric stereo was developed and subjected to evaluation and advancement...
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Principles of Emulsion Aesthetic Design

Getting the aesthetics of a skin care emulsion correct can be as important to the success of a product as clinical performance. Adding or swapping a single ingredient often is not the answer to tailoring a formulation to a specific market and application. The formulator must lay out a plan, knowing how to change the...
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A Prototype Lip Balm: Summary of Three Dermatological Studies Demonstrating Safety and Acceptability for Sensitive Skin

Journal of Cosmetic Science Article | Vol. 69 No. 1 Authored by Stephanie Nisbet

SYNOPSIS

Data were generated from three studies to assess the tolerability and acceptability of a prototype cosmetic lip balm. Dermatological assessments of topical compatibility (primary and cumulative irritability and sensitization), photoirritant and topical photosensitizer potential, and acceptability for safe use of a prototype...
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