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

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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.

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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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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 ...

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Journal of Cosmetic Science

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Society News

Insects as an Alternative Source for the Production of Fats for Cosmetics

Journal of Cosmetic Science | Vol. 69 No. 3 Authored by Geert R. Verheyen, Tom Ooms, Liesbeth Vogels, Steven Vreysen, Ann Bovy, Sabine Van Miert, and Filip Meersman

Synopsis

Insects may provide an environmentally friendly way of producing high-quality bio-based materials that can be implemented for cosmetic applications. Insects can be bred on organic waste, in high numbers, and on small surfaces, therefore, making large... Read more

CANCELLED – Guidelines to Skin Absorption Studies – CEP Course

CEP Course: Guidelines to Skin Absorption Studies Tuesday, October 30th, 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM (Eastern Time) Newark Liberty International Airport Marriott Newark International Airport, 1 Hotel Road Newark, New Jersey 07114 USA The In vitro skin absorption testing is part of recommended regulatory guidelines in the USA and the EU and of global interest to assess safety of exposure to chemicals when applied topically. The Personal... Read more

Announcing the 2018 Frontiers of Science Award Lecturer

The Society is delighted to announce that Professor Charles Spence (Oxford University), a world-famous experimental psychologist with a specialization in neuroscience-inspired multisensory design, has confirmed his attendance to the 72nd Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase (December 11-12, 2018 | Sheraton New York Times Square) as this year's Frontiers of Science Award Lecturer (Sponsored by Cosmetics & Toiletries).

Biography

Professor Spence has worked with many... Read more

Announcing the 2018 Henry Maso Award Lecturer

The Society is delighted to announce that Professor Michael McAlpine (University of Minnesota) has confirmed his attendance to the 72nd Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase (December 11-12, 2018 | Sheraton New York Times Square) as this year's Henry Maso Award Lecturer (Sponsored by Siltech & the Maso Family).

Biography

Dr. McAlpine is the Benjamin Mayhugh Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Minnesota (2015-Present).... Read more

Investigating Film Properties of Polymers Used in Anhydrous Sunscreen Formulations Using Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM): Polymer\/Polymer Interactions and Their Relation to Vapor Transmission

Journal of Cosmetic Science | Vol. 69 No. 3 Authored by William Thompson, Diane Kennedy, Timothy Gillece, Roger L. McMullen, Larry Senak, and Hani Fares

Synopsis

A mechanistic understanding of the role of polymers in waterproofing anhydrous sunscreen formulations has been hypothesized in the past, but has never been clearly established. In this article, we demonstrate the utility of field emission scanning electron microscopy (SEM)... Read more