The Society of Cosmetic Scientists promotes education, research and collaboration to advance the science of cosmetics

Encouraging education and research in cosmetic and related sciences The benefits of becoming a member Scrub up on Science - Practical Chemistry for secondary students CONSIDER THE COSMETIC INDUSTRY

About us

We have 1000+  members and are affiliated to the International Federation of Societies of Cosmetic Chemists (IFSCC).

The main object of the Society is to advance the science of cosmetics. It does this by attracting membership among highly qualified individuals with both academic and industrial experience in the field of cosmetics and related sciences, as well as through its activities including publications, educational programmes and scientific meetings.

The Aims of the Society are:

  • To advance the science of cosmetics and toiletries

  • To provide the means for the dissemination and interchange of knowledge pertinent to cosmetic and related sciences

  • To promote high ethical standards in cosmetic science

  • To improve the professional status of members

  • To encourage education and research in cosmetic and related sciences

  • To ensure the long-term viability of the Society

  • To maximise the accessibility of Society activities and encourage participation throughout the profession

Events and lectures RSS

Thursday 15 October 2015

'Creating a Cult Brand'
Paul Lindley and Debbie Epstein (Founders of Ella's Kitchen and Paddy's Bathroom)

Thursday 12 November 2015

'How allergies develop through the cutaneous route and tolerance through the oral route'

SCS Formulate - 17 & 18 November 2015

Register to attend the exhibition, Source, Knowledge and Masterclasses. SCS Annual Dinner 17 November 2015

SCS Scrub Up On Science competition stages exciting finale at London's Science Museum

Team from Laurence Jackson School in Guisborough wins with a sparkling bath bomb.

Watch highlights from the day here.

video of 2015 Scrub up on science final

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