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.


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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.

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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 ...


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

NYSCC Suppliers’ Day 2017 to be held in Javits Center

NYSCC Suppliers’ Day Moves to Javits Center in New York, May 2-3, 2017

Leading Cosmetic and Personal Care Event for R&D and Formulators Announces New Location

(New York, NY-September 2016) – The New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists (NYSCC) is pleased to announce that its 38th Annual Suppliers’ Day will take place May 2-3, 2017 in a new... Read more

Get to know Congress Keynote Speaker Roger Hanlon, Ph.D.

Roger Hanlon is Senior Scientist at the Marine Biological Laboratory, Woods Hole, MA; Director, Program in Sensory Physiology & Behavior at MBL; and Professor (MBL) of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Brown University where he has hosted and mentored >30 graduate students and postdocs during his career. Roger is a diving biologist who uses digital imagery (stills, video, hyperspectral) to analyze rapid adaptive camouflage... 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. TAMA L. DRENSKI Intellectual Property Attorney Partner at Renner, Kenner, Greive, Bobak, Taylor & Weber Co. LPA Lake Erie Chapter - Member Since: 2014
Get active in professional organizations. Working at a lab bench and fighting fires day in and day... Read more


It takes the perfect blend of science and technology, joined together with networking opportunities to successfully host an IFSCC Congress. We have worked tirelessly on solving this equation and we can't wait for you to experience the end result in 2 months! This 3 1/2 day cosmetics industry educational and technical event will house every representative of the Cosmetic and Personal Care industry all under one roof... Read more

Get to know Congress Keynote Speaker Robert Sayre, Ph.D.

Robert M. Sayre, Ph.D. is Owner and President of Rapid Precision Testing Laboratories in Cordova TN 38016, USA. After spending 18 years at Coppertone (Schering-Plough) developing sunscreen efficacy tests and instrumentation, Dr. Sayre established Rapid Precision Testing Laboratory, a laboratory to provide precision spectroradiometric measurements and certification of light sources used in cosmetic and drug efficacy, safety and photostability testing. RPTL also... Read more