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.



72 Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase

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


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.


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.


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.

CEP Courses

CEP Courses for 2018

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


Annual Meeting Sponsorship

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Journal of Cosmetic Science

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Society News

Complete list of attendees at SCC71

We hope you were able to Engage, Exchange and Reconnect at the Society of Cosmetic Chemists 71st Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase. The SCC is delighted to announce that we had nearly 1,200 attendees at The Westin New York at Times Square, seeking the latest cosmetic science education, trends, and technology. As the SCC is working hard to Go Green the attendee... Read more

Annual Meeting Mobile App Instructions

We are so excited to introduce you to the Annual Meeting Mobile App, called Yapp App. First introduced at the 29th IFSCC Congress and then highlighted on the platform's blog as a best app of the week, the Mobile App is a great way to enhance your Annual Meeting experience! You’ll find a number of convenient capabilities waiting for you when... Read more

Two randomized studies to evaluate the cooling sensation, consumer liking, and tolerability of a skin disinfectant spray

Journal of Cosmetic Science Article | Vol. 68 No. 3 Authored by Peili Gong, Nan Wang, Lei Guan, Wei Lai



The aim of these two clinical studies was to evaluate the sensory characteristics and irritation potential of a prototype disinfectant spray (containing 0.13% w\/v benzalkonium chloride and a cooling agent) in subjects with experimental wounds. The pilot study was a single center,... 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. SAMANTHA ANDERSON Senior Formulation Scientist Aveda Corporation/ Estee Lauder Companies Member Since 2005 Chapter: Twin Cities 
What advice would you give your younger self who is just starting out in the industry?  My advice to my younger self, just out of... Read more

New Webinar on Careers in the Cosmetic Sciences

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists presents Careers in the Cosmetic Sciences an informational webinar designed to provide an overview of careers in the cosmetics industry. Tentatively scheduled for November 15, 2017 at 3:00PM EST, this webinar will be instructed by Bart Maxon; Dow Corning. This 45 minute presentation is targeted towards students or professionals with a scientific background (i.e. chemistry, chemical engineering, biology, biochemistry, microbiology) or... Read more