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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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.

The SCC National Office has MOVED!

Effective Monday, Oct. 1, 2018, our new address is:


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!

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Society News

Using Decision Tree Reasoning to Establish the Safety of Aroma Chemicals

This webinar will provide an update, critical to one of the five senses. Fragrance safety is a priority for the personal care industry, and the cutting edge scientific approach used by the fragrance industry has application for any exploration of chemical safety. Safety testing at RIFM (Research Institute for Fragrance Materials) has continuously evolved in response to advances in basic applied science. Starting... Read more

Hear the latest anti-aging insights from Dr. Howard Murad MD!

Dr. Howard Murad MD, has been an expert on skin care for decades. Happi is delighted to announce that Dr. Murad will be a featured speaker at Happi’s Anti-Aging Conference, May 15 & 16, 2018, at Jacob Javits Convention Center in New York City. Dr. Murad will explain the impact that everyday stress has on skin and ways to alleviate that stress.... Read more

72nd Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase is OPEN for registration

Registration is open! The Society is excited to announce that professionals in the cosmetics and personal care community can now reserve their seat at the most influential cosmetic science education event of the year. We have seen tremendous growth in the past few years and we were certainly reminded of that at SCC71. With the help of your comments, suggestions, and reviews,... Read more


Secure the lowest possible rate for the below CEP courses - Early Bird rate extended to Friday, March 30, 2018. On April 11th, 2018, the SCC's Midwest Chapter will host TEAMWORKS 2018, the premier exhibition for formulators among the specialty chemical allied trades. The event will take place at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois—conveniently located near O'Hare International... Read more

Member Spotlight

The Society thinks it’s 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. KENNETH E KYTE Senior Scientist, Shave Care Procter & Gamble Member Since: 1992 Chapter Ohio Valley
What advice would you give your younger self who is just starting out in the industry? Follow your passions.  It doesn’t matter if you... Read more