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Society of Cosmetic Chemists Celebrates 75 Years

January 7, 2020 – New York, NY — This is a very special year for the Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) as the organization celebrates its Diamond Jubilee. Founded in 1945, the SCC is the oldest and largest membership organization focused exclusively on cosmetic science education.

“After 75 years, the Society boasts one of the biggest footprints in the cosmetics and personal care industry,” said Erica O’Grady, CAE, Executive Director/CEO of the Society.  “With our international, national and local events, we are proud to represent the industry and the greater scientific community as a well-respected organization that has never strayed from its mission: to advance cosmetic science.”

This past year, the SCC acquired a record 5,700+ members globally – with some of those memberships spanning as many as five decades – which speaks directly to the value of SCC membership.  The last 75 years have featured seventy-three annual scientific meetings, two US-hosted international congresses with the International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists (IFSCC), two co-hosted intercontinental conferences with the Italian SCC, multiple industry partnership collaborations, and hundreds of education events presented domestically.

“When you reflect back on our history it is evident that education, innovation and collaboration are very important to the SCC,” said Mindy Goldstein, the 74th SCC President and owner of Mindy S. Goldstein, PhD Consulting. “I am sure that our founder, Maison G. deNavarre, would be very proud of all his predecessors’ accomplishments in pursuit of realizing his vision for the Society.” she added.

To commemorate the occasion, a new 75th Anniversary logo was unveiled at the SCC’s 2019 Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase on December 18th in New York City.