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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 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.

Skin Measurement Workshop

Skin care continues to be a vibrant and fast-growing sector in the cosmetics industry.  Strong consumer demand is driving cosmetic scientists to develop ever more sophisticated test methods for product testing and claim substantiation. To stay ahead of the curve, we encourage you to add the Skin Measurement Workshop to your New York Suppliers’ Day registration. 



NYSCC Suppliers Day: May 6, 2019 – (9:00am – 5:00pm)
Jacob Javits Center, 655 W. 34th Street, New York, NY 10001

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) & TRI Princeton have designed this workshop to take the participants through the basic science behind key skin measurements, and to update them on the latest developments in the field. If you are new to skin measurements, or just interested in keeping up to date with the latest methods, this is the workshop for you.

Presentations to include:

Principles of Skin Moisture and Barrier Function Measurements” – Paul Cornwell, PhD – TRI Princeton

“Latest Developments in Skin Surface Moisture Imaging– Bob Imhof – Biox Systems Ltd

Spectroscopy Measurements on Skin– Samuel Gourion-Arsiquaud, PhD – TRI Princeton

Recent Advances in Submicron IR Spectroscopy and Imaging of SkinCurtis Marcott, PhD – Light Light Solutions, LLC

UV Protection of SkinQihong Zhang, PhD – The Estée Lauder Companies

“Effects of UV and Ozone on Skin as Determined by Spectroscopy” – Samuel Gourion-Arsiquaud, PhD – TRI Princeton

Measuring Skin Micro-Relief and Wrinkles– Roger McMullen, PhD – Ashland

Latest Developments in Skin Image Analysis” – Matthieu Jomier – Newtone Inc.


About the SCC:

Dedicated to the advancement of cosmetic science, the Society strives to increase and disseminate scientific information through meetings and publications. By promoting research in cosmetic science and industry, and by setting high ethical, professional and educational standards, we reach our goal of improving the qualifications of cosmetic scientists. Our mission is to further the interests and recognition of cosmetic scientists while maintaining the confidence of the public in the cosmetic and personal care industry. The Society was founded in 1945 and includes over 5,000 members.

About TRI Princeton:

TRI Princeton is a world-class, not-for-profit research institute focused on skin and hair research.  Since 1930, TRI has provided research solutions to a wide variety of domestic and international industrial companies, governmental organizations, and academic institutions.  Through its history of creating novelty with fibers for the textile industry, today it is fully focused on the personal care industry through hair, skin, tooth and all the available cosmetics formularies.