2019 Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase

December 17-18, 2019- New York City

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists’ 73rd Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase is where the world connects for the best cosmetic science education.


Advancing Cosmetic Science since 1945

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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.


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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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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Society News

How to Apply for the USDA BioPreferred Label 

SPONSORED CONTENT: The BioPreferred Voluntary Labeling program is open to all biobased products, including products imported for sale in the U.S. as long as they meet the biobased content requirements for the product category. Interested parties may also contact the USDA to get a preliminary assessment on product eligibility if the manufacturer is not based in the U.S.

The USDA BioPreferred certification is free so participants will only need to pay for the laboratory analysis of product samples.  

Plant Small RNAs: A New Technology for Skin Care

This study was performed on an aqueous extract of baobab seedcake enriched in small ribonucleic acids (RNAs) for cosmetic use. A particular patented extraction process, named plant small RNA (PSR) technology, has been developed to retain some specific nutrient compounds, including small RNAs. These studies demonstrate the potential of PSR extract for use in cosmetic end use applications.

Microbiological Tests of Natural Limonene and the Compounds Obtained after Isomerization of Limonene in the Presence of Ti-SBA-15 Catalyst—α-Terpinene, γ-Terpinene, Terpinolene, and p-Cymene

The antimicrobial properties of natural limonene and the compounds obtained after isomerization of limonene (α-terpinene, γ-terpinene, terpinolene, and p -cymene) were studied.

Probably, in the future, this mixture of products can be used as a potential and relatively inexpensive ingredient in therapeutic and protective creams that can be applied for the relief of skin lesions and in the treatment of acne or atopic dermatitis.