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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NY Suppliers Day is Coming Soon!

May 15-16, 2018 - Jacob Javits Center

Attracting thousands of the leading players in the market, NYSCC Suppliers’ Day serves as one of the most important events on the industry calendar and THE showcase for the latest innovations!

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Midwest Chapter Teamworks 2018

April 11, 2018

New colleagues are waiting, new concepts abound and innovations are within reach — discover them in Chicago at the Midwest Chapter's Teamworks; the premier exhibition for formulators among the specialty chemical allied trades.

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2nd Intercontinental Personal Care Excellence Conference

Opening a wide window on the Cosmetic Science and Technology World!

Registration Now Open! Summer 2018, the Italian & US/Canadian Societies of Cosmetic Chemists with an endorsement from the Japanese Society will host the second...

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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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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.

2nd IPCE Conference in Italy

On behalf of the Organizing Committee, it would be our pleasure to welcome you to Sestri Levante (Genova), Italy fo...

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Journal of Cosmetic Science

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

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Renew Your SCC Membership Today!

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

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CEP Courses

CEP Courses Coming Soon!

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

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Society News

Development of a preclinical surfactant skin penetration assay to reflect exposure times typical of consumer use

Journal of Cosmetic Science Article | Vol. 68 No. 3 Authored by Nicole McCardy, Ryan Thompson, Matthew Miller, Peter Styczynski, Stephanie Ventura, Robert Glenn, and Gerald B. Kasting

Synopsis

Mixed surfactant and surfactant–polymer compositions have been reported to decrease surfactant deposition onto and penetration into the skin relative to single surfactant compositions, potentially improving the mildness of the product. Previous workers in this area... Read more

Our New Executive Director – Erica O’Grady

For more than 70 years, the SCC has enjoyed a rich history and an outstanding reputation in the industry.  Thanks to the curiosity and passion of our founder, Maison G. de Navarre (affectionately known to his friends as “Ed”), the organization has continued its mission to advance the cosmetic science profession. I am excited at the numerous opportunities that lie ahead for the... Read more

In-House CEP Courses

What are In-House Courses?

In-House CEP courses are highly-personalized courses brought to companies to address challenges or areas of need. Companies interested in providing in-depth technical information to their employees can contract an education day in a location of their choosing. For a list of available courses, feel free to look over our official In-House CEP Course Flyer. 1. SOCIETY covers the costs of... 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. MICHELE MARGHERITA Senior Sales Executive Brenntag Specialties Inc Member Since 2006 Chapter: Connecticut
What advice would you give your younger self who is just starting out in the industry? Go to as many meetings and SCC programs as you can... Read more

Annual Meeting 2018

The Society is currently working on scheduling the 72nd Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase. We will be sure to update the website as soon as possible. In the meantime, please relive the 71st Annual Meeting through these memorable photos. Click here to view SCC71 Gallery... Read more