Society of Cosmetic Chemists’ Call for Papers for 73rd Annual Meeting


New York, NY - February 28, 2019
The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) announces its Call for Papers for podium presentations at the Annual Scientific Meeting & Technology Showcase, December 17-18, 2019 at the Sheraton New York Times Square.

Now in its 73rd year, the annual meeting is where scientists, academicians, policy makers and other stakeholders in the cosmetics and personal care community convene to share the information, research and innovation impacting the future of the industry.

The SCC Call for Papers receives abstracts from the industry’s top professionals on cutting edge research and technology within cosmetics and personal care,” said Erica O’Grady, CAE, Executive Director/CEO of the Society. “Our outstanding scientific program and technology showcase are developed from these submissions.”

This year, SCC is looking for submissions covering formulation, sustainability, regulatory, safety, and/or claims specific to the following topics:
• Hair Care Innovations
• Color Cosmetics Innovations
• Beauty Devices
• Skin Care & Anti-Aging
• The Effects of Light
• Skin Microbiome
• Green/Sustainable Formulations

To be considered for a podium presentation, visit to submit your paper by Tuesday, April 30, 2019.

Growing year after year, more than 1,300 industry professionals attended the 2018 annual meeting. The technical education sessions offer top-notch scientific information on the latest topics and trends. Coupled with a technology showcase featuring more than 100 poster and table top exhibits showcasing new product innovations, raw materials, and student research, the annual meeting has become one of the most sought-after events of our industry. “As Chair of the Committee on Scientific Affairs, I am excited to work with my fellow committee members in developing a first-class technical education program,” said Valerie George of John Paul Mitchell Systems. “The hallmarks of this meeting are the collective industry expertise, scientific information, and peer networking you can’t get anywhere else,” she added.

About SCC
Founded in 1945, the SCC is the oldest and largest 501(c)3 membership organization serving the cosmetics and personal care industry. Dedicated to the advancement of cosmetic science, our mission is to further the interests and recognition of cosmetic scientists while maintaining the confidence of the public in the cosmetics and personal care industry. SCC provides unparalleled education and networking for more than 5,300 members globally and via 19 chapters across North America. Visit for more information.

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