Advancing Cosmetic Science for over 70 Years

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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.

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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!

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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.

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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 (Genova), Italy fo...

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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 Coming Soon!

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

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Society News

Noninvasive measurement of advanced glycation end-products in the facial skin: New data for skin aging studies

Journal of Cosmetic Science Article | Vol. 68 No. 3 Authored by Di Qu, Dawna Venzon, Mary Murray, and Mathew Depauw

SYNOPSIS

Using skin autofluorescence (SAF) as a marker of advanced glycation end-products (AGEs) has been extensively studied in the last decade since the introduction of the noninvasive in vivo measurement technique. Data have shown the level of skin AGEs increases with chronological age in... Read more

Comparison of skin hydration in combination and single use of common moisturizers (cream, toner, and spray water)

Journal of Cosmetic Science Article | Vol. 67 No. 3 Authored by Li Yuanxi , Hua Wei , Xiong Lidan , Li Li

SYNOPSIS

This study aims to assess the moisturization in combination or single use (including seven general applications) of three common moisturizers: cream, toner, and spray water. Groups were set as C: cream only; T: toner only; C+T, T+C: cream or toner applied successively... Read more

Candidates for 2018 National Elections

Candidates for 2018 National Elections

If you hold a General, Emeritus, or Retired Membership with the Society of Cosmetic Chemists then you are eligible to vote and should make your voice heard in the SCC 2017 National Elections. Below, please note the candidates for Vice President - Elect, Secretary, Area I and Area III Directors. Once reviewed please use the link emailed to... Read more

Win an iPhone X just by registering for the 71st Annual Meeting!

Attending the SCC's 71st Annual Scientific Meeting with a FULL REGISTRATION status will not only provide ways to integrate innovations of Neuroscience, Big Data, Virtual Reality and Personal Genomics into your cosmetics and personal care organization or allow you to learn from knowledge-experts who will share the tools needed to make the next leap in your professional development; but attending this year's annual meeting, scheduled... Read more

A Brief Introduction to Silicone Polymers in Personal Care

The Society is excited to announce a new educational resource that will enable SCC members to take their membership further. Introducing SCC webinars! Scheduled once per month, SCC Webinars will typically be FREE for members, providing critical updates and information on topics important to professional development. Perfect for busy professionals and distance learners, these webinars will typically be an hour long and taught by the... Read more