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.


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.


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.


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.


Join/Renew Membership for SCC

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.

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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 ...


Journal of Cosmetic Science

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


Renew Your SCC Membership Today!

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


Society News

Candidates for Upcoming National Elections

Candidates for this year's National Elections

If you hold a General, Emeritus, or Retired Membership with the Society of Cosmetic Chemists then you are eligible to vote and should make your voice heard in the SCC  National Elections. Below, please note the candidates for Vice President - Elect, Secretary, Area I and Area III Directors. Once reviewed please use the link emailed to... Read more

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. NICOLAS MUNOZ National Market Leader (Sales for a chemical distributor) Cambrian Solutions Inc. Member Since: 1999 Quebec Chapter
What advice would you give your younger self who is just starting out in the industry? Go ahead, give it a try.... Read more

The SCC National Office has MOVED!

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

14 Wall Street, Suite 1620, New York, NY 10005

Web: www.scconline.org | Email: scc@scconline.org | Phone: (212) 668-1500

Please update your records accordingly; telephone numbers, email addresses, and web address remain the same. If contacting the staff, please allow some extra time for a response as we complete our... Read more

The Blend of Taurine and Aloe Vera Extract Boosts Action Against Skin Irritation: In Vitro and Clinical Evaluations

Journal of Cosmetic Science | Vol. 69 No. 3 Authored by Jung M. Seo, Suzie Cheng, Nadia Soliman, Zeenat Nabi and Long Pan


Regular usage of cosmetic products and drugs in dermatological vehicles may cause irritant contact dermatitis. For example, aluminum chloride (AlCl ), the most efficacious antiperspirant salt to treat hyperhidrosis, shows high irritancy potential. To mitigate the irritant contact dermatitis caused by topical... Read more