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 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 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.


Membership with the Society includes a subscription to the Journal of Cosmetic Science, the Official educational publication of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists. While the Journal contains technical papers on topics of interest to cosmetic scientists and is distributed six times per year, the Society also offers additional options for Cosmetic and Personal Care professionals looking to expand their knowledge.

SCC Monographs

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists also publishes SCC Monographs: an in-depth discussion of various technical topics related to the health and beauty industry and intended to fill a need in the cosmetic literature and to provide a quick introductory reference to specific topics. There are seven monographs available for purchase: Silicones in Hair Care; Surfactants; Permanent Hair Dyes; Antiperspirants and Deodorants; Nail Lacquer Technology; Lipstick Technology; and Colorants Used in the Cosmetics Industry.

To purchase a monograph or for more information CLICK HERE.

Please note: All sales for SCC Monographs are final and are non-refundable!

CEP Courses

SCC Continuing Education Program courses are sponsored by the SCC to improve the qualifications of cosmetic scientists by setting high ethical, professional and educational standards. CEP instructors provide attendees with critical knowledge enabling them to advance their professional development. Courses scheduled in the National Office are held in a “board-room style” setting, providing an incredible instructor-to-student ratio and opportunities for increased interaction.

To reserve your seat at the next CEP Course or for more information CLICK HERE.

Annual Meeting

Convening the premier international forum presenting the latest in cosmetic science, the Society’s Annual Scientific Meeting is the can’t miss event of the year. Experience the networking advantage that is the hallmark of the SCC: Industry, Academia and Government coming together to advance cosmetic science, hear the latest on the technologies, trends and regulations shaping the future of the industry and meet thought-leaders and knowledge-experts who will share with you the tools needed to make the next leap in your professional development.

To secure your seat at the upcoming SCC Annual Scientific Meeting or for more information CLICK HERE.


Perfect for busy professionals and distance learners, SCC Webinars will air for 1 hour (allowing for 10-15 minutes of Q&A) and will be instructed by the industry’s leading professional experts.

Our Webinars are affordable (free for members), convenient (learn and grow professionally, right in the comfort of your own home or office) and great for professionals looking to pick up new skills in a short amount of time. The best part is, some Webinars may even turn into full day CEP courses – allowing you the opportunity to ‘try out’ a course before fully committing to it.

For more information on SCC Webinars CLICK HERE.


The Society of Cosmetic Chemist’s blog is where we aim to provide you with valuable scientific information and insights into the industry. The material published by the SCC Blog has been contributed by highly recognized professionals within the cosmetics and personal care industry.

The topics are of interest to a wide audience and will range from technical information on In Vivo Testing Methods, Nail Structure and Dermatological research to Techniques/Hints and Tips on Product Formulation, the Latest Trends in Haircare and various ‘How to’ Articles.

CLICK HERE to access the Blog site. New articles are posted every month!

If you are interested in contributing to this page, please submit your unique blog post to for consideration.