• ‘NextGen’ Initiative Launched by SCC

    February 3, 2016
    || The Society of Cosmetic Chemists has rolled out the NextGen initiative. The aim is to help young professionals and students further their education to attain successful and rewarding careers. Bridging the gap between young professionals and establish…

  • ‘25 Years of Product Design & Innovation’ Hosted by NYSCC on Feb. 18

    February 3, 2016
    || As today’s savvy personal care consumers demand products that offer visible benefits, formulators, marketers and suppliers must design and develop new and innovative formulations offering consumer perceived benefits. Leaner teams, tighter timel…

  • CA Chapter’s ‘Formulating Natural Cosmetics’ Is Feb. 16

    February 3, 2016
    || The California Chapter’s educational event—Formulating Natural Cosmetics—will be held Feb. 16 at the Ayres Hotel in Manhattan Beach/Hawthorne, CA. The day’s presentations will begin at 9am; the speakers and abstracts include:…

  • Snow ‘n Learn Is Feb. 18 In Park City, UT

    February 3, 2016
    || Some of the best snow on earth (so the tagline goes) and a half-day of technical presentations are set for the Intermountain West Chapter’s annual “Snow ‘n Learn” event, which is scheduled for on Feb. 18 at the Park City Marri…

  • Teamworks 2016 is April 6 in Rosemont, IL

    February 3, 2016
    || The Midwest Chapter of the SCC will hold Teamworks 2016 on April 6 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL 60018. Technical sessions will run from 8:30 am–12 noon, and the Teamworks Expo will be open from 12 noon to 6 pm. M…

  • NE Chapter To Address Sustainable Palm Oil in March

    February 3, 2016
    || The New England Chapter has scheduled its monthly meeting for March 17, with Denise Peterson of BASF, who will discuss sustainable sourcing of palm oil. This event will be held at Romaine’s Wood Grill & Bar in Northborough, MA. More info:…

  • IFSCC Office Moves to New York City

    January 4, 2016
    || The headquarters of the International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists (IFSCC) has moved to New York  City from the UK. The IFSCC will operate in downtown Manhattan at the same location as the Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC). In a…

  • Kosé Chemist Wins 2015 Young Scientist Award

    January 4, 2016
    || Chaikriangkrai Amata of Kosé Corporation, Japan, won the 2015 Maison G de Navarre Young Scientist Award. The title of his winning essay was “From an Eco-friendly to an Eco-improving World of Cosmetic Science: Addressing Water Pollution i…

  • Naturally Kiawah Symposium Is April 20-22

    January 4, 2016
    || The Carolina Chapter’s Naturally Kiawah Symposium will be held April 20-22 in Kiawah Island, SC. This event includes a CEP course on April 20, followed by a cocktail reception and supplier showcase at Turtle Point Country Club; a full-day techn…

  • SCC Monographs Are Now Available

    January 4, 2016
    || Society of Cosmetic Chemists monographs include technical information relevent to several areas of cosmetic chemistry and formulation. The current roster of titles includes: silicones in hair care; surfactants; permanent hair dyes; antiperspraints/de…

  • Call for Papers Deadline and More for 29th IFSCC

    December 2, 2015
    || The 29th IFSCC Congress, scheduled for Oct. 30-Nov. 2, 2016 at the Walt Disney World Dolphin Resort, is fast approaching. Here’s a quick run down of upcoming deadlines and additional information: PAPERS: The call for papers deadline is Dec. 31…

  • FL Chapter Calls Sunscreen Symposium a Success, Names 2016-2017 Officers

    December 2, 2015
    || “This year’s Sunscreen Symposium has been a tremendous success,” declared symposium chairperson Regina Lim. “We had an overwhelming number of attendees for the educational course, the two day symposium, the golf outing, t…

  • Speaker LineUp Announced for Annual Scientific Meeting

    November 2, 2015
    || The Society of Cosmetic Chemists is readying for its 70th annual Scientific Meeting and Technology Showcase, which will be held Dec. 10-11 in New York City. During the meeting, the 2015 Frontiers of Science Award lecture, ”Neuroscience of Inno…

  • Trans-fats in Skin Care Workshop Is Dec. 9

    November 2, 2015
    || In conjunction with AOCS, SCC has planned a special current events briefing for Dec. 9 in New York City covering the study of trans-fats in skin care. The course, “Is non-edible non-applicable? The study of Trans-fats in Skin Care Applications-…

  • Intro to Polymer Science for Cosmetic Industry

    October 1, 2015
    || On Oct. 27-28, Mike Fevola, Ph.D., and Dr. Janet Drobits Windisch will run an introduction to polymer science course with special emphasis on the cosmetic industry. The two-day class will be held at the SCC national office in New York City. Polymers…

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