2018 Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase

December 11-12, 2018 - New York City

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists’ 72nd Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase is where the world connects for the best cosmetic science education.

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Advancing Cosmetic Science for over 70 Years

Find out how you can participate in our circle of professionals

Membership includes access to cutting-edge continuing education events and a subscription to the Journal of Cosmetic Science, the Official Journal of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists.

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NextGen Initiative

Bridging the gap between young and established professionals

Launched in 2015 to help young professionals and students further their education to attain successful and rewarding careers, SCC NextGen has a mission to provide the necessary skills for career advancement.

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Call for Journal Manuscripts

We invite the submission of papers for the Journal of Cosmetic Science

For authors interested in submitting a manuscript for the Journal of Cosmetic Science, please refer to this guide for submission details and instructions.

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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 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.

The SCC National Office has MOVED!

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

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CEP Courses

CEP Courses for 2018

From courses scheduled in conjunction with chapters' Suppliers’ Days to free webinars, the SCC has something for ...

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Journal of Cosmetic Science

See for yourself why the Journal is the global leader in publishing fundamental papers dealing with Cosmetic Scienc...

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Renew Your SCC Membership Today!

The easiest and fastest way to renew your SCC Membership is by clicking on the 'MEMBER LOGIN' (loc...

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Society News

Evaluation of molecules or extracts modulating seborrhea and its consequences, using normal human culture of sebocytes and keratinocytes, skin explants models and in vivo methods: a case study

Journal of Cosmetic Science | Vol. 68 No. 2 Authored by Philippe Mondon , Roberto Dal Toso , Caroline Ringenbach , Laurent Lavaissière , Emmanuel Doridot , Émilie Ouvrat , Sandra Brahimi

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Skin produces sebum through sebocytes. Hyper-seborrhea creates conditions for the development of inflamed cutaneous alterations through bacteria colonization triggering dead cell accumulation and pro-inflammatory mediator release. Study of sebum production, its... Read more

Get Comp’d Hotel & CEP from NYSCC!

Are you planning to attend the New York Chapter's 2018 Suppliers' Day? Are you interested in expanding your technical background? Why not combine the two FOR FREE! NYSCC is offering 1 lucky winner a 2 night complimentary stay here in NYC during 2018 Suppliers' Day and admission into any of the THREE CEP Courses offered during the 2 day event. For... Read more

CTSCC Chapter Meeting: Sulfate Free Chemistries and Formulation Science

On Tuesday, September 19, 2017 (5:30pm 8:00pm) at Giovanni's, please join the Connecticut chapter and learn about surfactants from Steve O'Connor of Innospec. Registration now open. Click here to proceed. Registration 5:30 - 6:00pm Dinner: 6:30pm Speaker: 7:00pm Abstract Personal cleansing products based on sulfate free chemistries are quickly emerging as one of the fastest growing areas in the personal care marketplace. While the debate continues in... Read more

Model-based analysis of the torsional loss modulus in human hair and of the effects of cosmetic processing 

Journal of Cosmetic Science | Vol. 68 No. 2 Authored by Franz J. Wortmann , Gabriele Wortmann , Hans-Martin Haake , Wolf Eisfeld

SYNOPSIS

Torsional analysis of single human hairs is especially suited to determine the properties of the cuticle and its changes through cosmetic processing. The two primary parameters, which are obtained by free torsional oscillation using the torsional pendulum method, are storage... Read more

Call for Student Posters

STUDENTS, PARTICIPATE IN THE 71ST ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC MEETING AS A POSTER PRESENTER

The future of the cosmetic and personal care industry sit in university classrooms all around the world. The Society of Cosmetic Chemists is happy to announce that Student Poster presentations will once again be held in conjunction with the 71st Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase, scheduled for December 11-12, 2017... Read more