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.

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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!

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CALL FOR PAPERS

72 Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase

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

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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.

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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 (Genoa), Italy for...

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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 for 2018

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

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Society News

NYSD2018: The Art & Science of Formulation

Suppliers’ Day – NYC’s registration is now open! Don’t wait a minute longer to make plans to spend the week of May 14th in the beauty capital of the world so you can take advantage of an expo floor chock full of innovative ingredients, raw materials and unmatched solutions coupled with a line-up of programs and events which have created “Beauty Week... Read more

Assessment of bacterial contamination of lipstick using pyrosequencing

Journal of Cosmetic Science Article | Vol. 68 No. 4 Authored by So Y. Lee, and Si Y. Lee

SYNOPSIS

As soon as they are exposed to the environment, cosmetics become contaminated with microorganisms, and this contamination accumulates with increased use. In this study, we employed pyrosequencing to investigate the diversity of bacteria found on lipstick. Bacterial DNA was extracted from 20 lipstick samples... Read more

Your 2018 Board of Directors

EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE

Last year during the 71st Annual Scientific Meeting, held at The Westin New York at Times Square, the 2018 Board of Directors of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists was officially installed. Your board for the current year now consist of Perry Romanowski (Element 44 Inc.) as President, Kelly Dobos (Sun Chemical) serving as... Read more

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