74th Annual Scientific Meeting & Showcase - ONLINE

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The premier conference for cosmetic science education offered a full week of online content from December 7th to December 11th. You can gain access to the 30+ virtual lectures covering the latest research and innovations.

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Newly Redesigned Portal

You will notice things look a little different on our updated SCC Portal! In order to access membership benefits or Annual Meeting registration information, you will need to activate or create a new account.

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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.

Support the SCC every time you shop on Amazon!

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2021 Education Courses

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

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Blog

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Media Library & Resource Center

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists' first-ever Media Library and Resource Center is the cosmetic scientific community...

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Society News

Curly Chemistry

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.

IFSCC Congress 2020 | Online

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. 

In Memoriam – Joel Zatz

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.

SCC Announces Creation of the Madam C.J. Walker Scholarship Generously Sponsored by Mary Kay Inc.

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.

SCC Announces Initiatives Supporting Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the Cosmetic and Personal Care Industry

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.