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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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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 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

A comparative study of the rheological and sensory properties of a petroleum-free and a petroleum-based cosmetic cream

Journal of Cosmetic Science | Vol. 68 No. 2 Authored by Fan C. Wang , Alejandro G. Marangoni

Synopsis

A petroleum-free skin cream was developed using food-grade ingredients. The rheological and sensorial properties of this petroleum-free skin cream were compared to a commercially available petroleum-based skin cream. Specifically, large-amplitude oscillatory shear (LAOS) characterization of the two skin creams was performed. The petroleum-free skin cream showed... Read more

Get to know Annual Meeting Speaker Daniel Japiassú

Daniel Japiassú

Director and Chief Executive Officer of YDreams Global Daniel is the CEO of YDreams Global, a public company from Canada. Working with innovation and digital technologies for over 16 years, the company delivers virtual and augmented reality, immersive experiences and ubiquitous computing. YDreams Global works as a partner for companies and brands to reframe their strategy through relevant human-centered ventures that integrates digital... Read more

Commercial plant extracts may act as antioxidants or pro-oxidants in cosmetic emulsions based on argan oil

Journal of Cosmetic Science | Vol. 68 No. 2 Authored by Paulina Malinowska , Anna Gliszczy\ńska-Świg\ło , Henryk Szymusiak

Synopsis

Cosmetic emulsions containing plant extracts should be tested in a range of temperatures from 5°C to 40°C to be sure that they will be stable during general use by consumers and that plant extracts used as antioxidants do not accelerate oxidative degradation of their oil... Read more

New Program offered at the University of Cincinnati

Big news from the College of Pharmacy at the University of Cincinnati!!

A BS-MS Dual Degree has recently been offered jointly by UC's College of Arts and Sciences and James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy.  The degree can be completed in 5 years (4 years for BS in Chemistry + 1 year for MS in Cosmetic Science); includes CO-OPS. View the official flyer... Read more