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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.


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!


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.


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...


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 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 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...


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...


CEP Courses

CEP Courses Coming Soon!

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


Society News

Journal of Cosmetic Science Published

Six times a year, the Society publishes an internationally recognized scholarly journal known as the Journal of Cosmetic Science (JCS).  The Journal contains technical papers on topics of interest to cosmetic scientists and keeps professionals within the industry up to date on the latest trends/innovations. The first Volume of the new year, Volume 67 No. 1, has just been published and is available to... Read more

Teamworks 2016 hosted by the Midwest Chapter

The Midwest Chapter Society of Cosmetic Chemists will host TEAMWORKS 2016. A premier exhibition for formulators among the specialty chemical allied trades. Join us on April 6, 2016, at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois for a day filled with Education, Innovation and Networking. This year, there will be over 100+ booths waiting to engage with you - the... Read more

Member Spotlight

The Society thinks its 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. BETHANY PRIME Senior Application Engineering Technical Service (AETS) Professional Dow Corning Corporation SCC Michigan Chapter - Member Since: 2015
Seek out any experience you can in science-related jobs, as this will serve to benefit your future career goals.... Read more

The first CEP Course, less than 2 weeks away

The first CEP Course of the New Year is in less than 2 weeks! On March 14-15, 2016 the National Office will host a two-day CEP Course on Basic Skin and Advanced Skin Science. Day one provides the perfect opportunity for students that that are new to the skin care field to receive a basic introduction to the structure and function of skin,... Read more

New Classification of Fellow

At the 2015 Annual Meeting, the Society proudly named its first two Marketing Fellows, Amy Marshall (Eckart) and Rebecca Gadberry (UCLA Extension). The new classification of Fellow (Marketing) is intended to recognize general members who are engaged in technical marketing areas and have achieved full maturity in the profession as evidenced by a record of outstanding achievement and leadership. See the Fellows application Read more