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

Add your company name to our prestigious list of Sponsors of the 72nd Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology S...


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

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

SCC & AOCS Together Again!

On May 1-4, 2016 the SCC is again collaborating with the American Oil Chemists’ Society (AOCS) at their 107th Annual Meeting and Expo in Salt Lake City, Utah. Renowned for its substantial international science and business forum on fats, oils, surfactants, lipids, and related materials, the AOCS Annual meeting will feature 600+ oral and poster presentations within 12 interest areas. AOCS... Read more

A Supplier’s Day Like No Other

The Cosmetics & Personal Care industry is filled with a vibrant mix of science, technology, marketing ideas and business opportunities. No other event culminates these principles better than the NYSCC Supplier’s Day. With 300 global cosmetic industry suppliers, it is The Most Innovative and Globally Influential Event of the Year! NYSCC Supplier’s Day creates the perfect environment to connect and... Read more

Donald Katz receives the Lifetime Service Award

Don_Katz_awardee At the 70th Annual Meeting, the society recognized Donald Katz with the Robert A. Kramer Lifetime Service Award. Mr. Katz is the 9th recipient in the society’s 70 year history to receive this award, recognizing his extraordinary service and distinguished leadership in society activities over the course of his 42 year... Read more