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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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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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

NYSCC Suppliers’ Day Announces New Industry Partnership With Personal Care Products Council (PCPC)

Building on its mission to be the premier event for the industry by the industry, the Society of Cosmetic Chemists - New York Chapter (NYSCC) Suppliers’ Day announces a new industry partnership with the Personal Care Products Council (PCPC) , the leading national trade association representing the global cosmetic and personal care... Read more

Evaluation of molecules or extracts modulating seborrhea and its consequences, using normal human culture of sebocytes and keratinocytes, skin explants models and in vivo methods: a case study

Journal of Cosmetic Science | Vol. 68 No. 2 Authored by Philippe Mondon , Roberto Dal Toso , Caroline Ringenbach , Laurent Lavaissière , Emmanuel Doridot , Émilie Ouvrat , Sandra Brahimi

SYNOPSIS

Skin produces sebum through sebocytes. Hyper-seborrhea creates conditions for the development of inflamed cutaneous alterations through bacteria colonization triggering dead cell accumulation and pro-inflammatory mediator release. Study of sebum production, its... Read more

Get Comp’d Hotel & CEP from NYSCC!

Are you planning to attend the New York Chapter's 2018 Suppliers' Day? Are you interested in expanding your technical background? Why not combine the two FOR FREE! NYSCC is offering 1 lucky winner a 2 night complimentary stay here in NYC during 2018 Suppliers' Day and admission into any of the THREE CEP Courses offered during the 2 day event. For... Read more

CTSCC Chapter Meeting: Sulfate Free Chemistries and Formulation Science

On Tuesday, September 19, 2017 (5:30pm 8:00pm) at Giovanni's, please join the Connecticut chapter and learn about surfactants from Steve O'Connor of Innospec. Registration now open. Click here to proceed. Registration 5:30 - 6:00pm Dinner: 6:30pm Speaker: 7:00pm Abstract Personal cleansing products based on sulfate free chemistries are quickly emerging as one of the fastest growing areas in the personal care marketplace. While the debate continues in... Read more

Model-based analysis of the torsional loss modulus in human hair and of the effects of cosmetic processing 

Journal of Cosmetic Science | Vol. 68 No. 2 Authored by Franz J. Wortmann , Gabriele Wortmann , Hans-Martin Haake , Wolf Eisfeld

SYNOPSIS

Torsional analysis of single human hairs is especially suited to determine the properties of the cuticle and its changes through cosmetic processing. The two primary parameters, which are obtained by free torsional oscillation using the torsional pendulum method, are storage... Read more