The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) is pleased to announce the recipient of the 2020 Robert A. Kramer Lifetime Service Award as Gary Agisim (posthumously). The award will be presented during the Society’s first ever virtual 74th Annual Scientific Meeting on December 9, 2020.
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The Society’s highest honor recognizing an individual for accomplishments in activity supporting the best interests of the cosmetics and personal care industry will go to…
The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) is pleased to announce Nava Dayan, PhD, as the recipient of the 2020 Florence Wall Women in Cosmetic Chemistry Award, the Society’s first-ever award honoring women’s scientific and leadership contributions to the cosmetics and personal care industry.
SCC is proud to highlight the outstanding work, cutting-edge research and advancements that our members achieve in the cosmetic sciences.
This year, we’ll be awarding scientists with the following awards: Merit, Green Star, Joseph P. Ciaudelli, Young Scientist, Shaw Mudge and more!
These winners join a prestigious list of accomplished professionals who have been recognized by their peers for their outstanding contributions to our industry.
Are you aware of the revolution that is taking place in the natural ethnic hair community? Women of color are becoming more aware of what they’re using, understanding ingredients, and are expecting a level of performance that meets their unique needs. Ethnic hair is the most unique and versatile hair with over 6-9 different types sprawling from wavy, curly, to kinky. In this article, YouTuber Tanya Lane shares information that she has gathered from her viewers on ingredients and product concepts that have helped them the most. The purpose of this article is to help guide your formulations based on the top three needs of ethnic consumers.
The IFSCC 2020 Virtual Yokohama Congress will be a ten day event from Wednesday, October 21 – Friday October 30. (Originally 3 days, Tuesday 20 October through Friday 23 October). Registrants can watch the podium presentation videos and visit the poster PDFs as many times as they like, 24/7, during the 10 days of the Congress.
The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) announced the election results for the organization’s 2021 executive officers and area directors. Together with the Board of Directors, they are the governing body focused on the mission, strategy and goals of the Society and are responsible for representing the interests of nearly 6,000 individual cosmetics and personal care industry members globally.
Metuchen resident Dr. Joel Leon Zatz died on Tuesday, July 14, 2020. Born in 1935 to Abraham and Gussie Zatz, Dr. Zatz was an SCC Member since 1980.
The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) is pleased to announce the creation of the Madam C.J. Walker Scholarship in support of under-represented minority students pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in chemical, physical, medical, pharmaceutical, biological or related sciences and technology. The scholarship creation is part of the SCC’s initiatives to support diversity, equity and inclusion in the cosmetic and personal care industry and is funded by the generous support of Mary Kay Inc.
Inclusion, equity and diversity are at the core of who we are as an organization. We are strengthened by the varied identities, experiences, cultures and perspectives of our leadership, employees and members. We encourage all of our members, and the global industry as a whole, to join us in ensuring that the voices of the oppressed are heard and to actively support efforts to end systemic racism and injustices around the world.