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

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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 11 February 2016 - PRE REGISTRATION ONLY

Joint SCS & BSP Lecture
'Is smell a quantum phenomenon?'
Our sense of smell is extraordinarily good at molecular recognition: we can identify tens of thousands of odorants unerringly over a wide concentration range. The mechanism by which this happens is still hotly debated......

Tuesday 16 February 2016

'Sensory Branding' "All too often brands focus on the functional delivery of a product alone, failing to understand the true drivers of preference ....."
'Latest Trends in Scents' "Come on a journey with Seven Scent to explore current and emerging fragrance trends..."

Thursday 25 February 2016 - PRE REGISTRATION ONLY

The Global Consumer; Emerging trends in a global market place
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SCS 2016 ANNUAL CONFERENCE Science in a Bottle – Moisturisation & Cosmetic Claims


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