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.


Green Star Award

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists’ presents the Green Star Award, sponsored by Colonial Chemical

Presented to the formulator who has done the most to accomplish green formulations during the past 12-month period. The winner will receive a scroll, a $2,000 honorarium and complimentary SCC membership for One Full Year!



72 Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase

Authors are invited to submit abstracts of original work for consideration of Poster Presenations. Visit the link below to see some of the topics of particular interest.


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

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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...


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

Michigan Chapter’s Global Challenge Symposium

We belong to an industry that is constantly creating and innovating products that push the Cosmetics and Personal Care industry forward on a global scale. Yet like many other industries, we can face challenges that have the potential to stunt our growth. Fortunately, there is the Global Challenges Symposium on May 18, 2016 in Grand Rapids, MI. This event is hosted... Read more

Emulsifiers for Cosmetics with Ricardo Diez, Ph.D.

The second course offered at the National Office is scheduled for March 22, 2016 and titled 'Emulsifiers for Cosmetics: Structures and Practical Application'. Attendees will be instructed by Ricardo Diez, Ph.D. who has many years of experience in both sides of the cosmetics industry and has obtained many patents. Emulsifiers for Cosmetics discusses the chemical composition and physical structure of the sixteen types of... Read more

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