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.

CEP Courses

CEP Courses for 2018

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


Annual Meeting Sponsorship

Add your company name to our prestigious list of Sponsors of the 72nd Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology S...


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

Human Skin Microbiome presented by CTSCC

On March 21, 2017 at the Unilever Conference Center in Trumbull, CT, don't miss another opportunity to see IFSCC2016 Keynote Speaker, Dr. Julia Oh (Jackson Laboratory for Genome Medicine). Presenting on The host, its microbes, and disease: the landscape of the human skin microbiome. This course will provide an overview of the microbiome, which is the collective genome of the microbial communities that live... Read more

The 8th Biennial Holistic Cosmetic Symposium is in just three weeks!

Held in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota at the Earle Brown Heritage Center on March 21, 2017, the Twin Cities Holistic Symposium will feature a morning session of speakers speaking on all topics related to Natural and Green Science, as well as an afternoon Suppliers Showcase. Topics of discussion include: Organic Ingredients • Green Packaging • Natural Preservatives • Green Manufacturing • Formulating Green • Sustainable... Read more

Long Island Chapter celebrates 30 years

This year, the Long Island Chapter celebrates 30 years! The chapter is planning a fun event for all, on Friday May 5, 2017. Attendees will experience a night of dinner, dancing and a few surprises during this "Night in Havana" themed event. So grab your boarding passes and join the Long Island chapter at the Crescent Beach Club. After being enlightened at... Read more

Attendee Registration for CaliSCC Suppliers’ Day Opens April 2017

This fall, the California Chapter will bring more than 300+ global Cosmetics and Personal Care industry companies together looking to showcase their new innovative ingredients and solutions. CaliSCC Suppliers' Day, scheduled for October 25-26, 2017 at the Long Beach Convention Center, is a highly anticipated biennial West Coast show that must be added to your calendar for 2017.  There will be two days of networking... Read more

NYSCC 2017 Suppliers’ Day Opens Attendee Registration

(New York, NY, February 2017)— Attendee registration is now open for NYSCC Suppliers’ Day, the largest event in North America for cosmetic chemistry, May 2-3, 2017 at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York, New York. Taking place for the first time in New York, the 38th Annual New York Society of... Read more