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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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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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.

The SCC National Office has MOVED!

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

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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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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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Society News

Non-comedogenic and non-acnegenic claim substantiation

Journal of Cosmetic Science Article | Vol. 68 No. 4 Authored by Craig Weiss and Michael Caswell

Synopsis

There are currently two methods to evaluate comedogenecity. One is the inexpensive human model developed by Mills and Kligman and modified by others. The second is the more costly human clinical trial, which is the gold standard for comedogenesis and to which the human model is compared. The... 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. CARYN WEISS Senior Research Scientist Amway Member Since 2011 Chapter: Michigan
What advice would you give your younger self who is just starting out in the industry? First, find a mentor outside your functional area so you don’t silo yourself.... Read more

Cosmetics: Science for Beauty and Lifestyle

30th IFSCC Congress in Munich, September 18.-21.2018 It is the absolute highlight in the world of cosmetic science this year! In Munich at the IFSCC Congress attendants will meet peers from all over the world – from China to USA, from South Africa to South America, from Europe to South East Asia – to exchange thoughts, gain knowledge and discuss business. A panel... Read more

Scale Up and Processing Cosmetic Formulations

Monday, May 14, 2018 - 9:00AM - 5:00PM (EDT) Jacob Javits Center - New York, NY In Conjunction with NYSCC Suppliers' Day 2018 David Yacko , Formerly Vice President Research and Development at Estee Lauder Companies, Inc. In the cosmetic industry, it is imperative that new products get from the bench to manufacturing as quickly as possible. This is the... Read more