The Florida Chapter of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists is a professional organization for Cosmetic Scientists and Cosmetic Science Professionals located in the state of Florida. We are one of 19 Chapters that make up the National Society of Cosmetic Chemists. Our Chapter was established in 1983.
The Society of Cosmetic Chemists is dedicated to the advancement of cosmetic science. The SCC strives to increase and disseminate scientific information through meetings and publications. By promoting research in cosmetic science and industry, and by setting high ethical, professional and educational standards, we reach our goal of improving the qualifications of cosmetic scientists. Our mission is to further the interests and recognition of cosmetic scientists while maintaining the confidence of the public in the cosmetic and toiletries industry.
The Florida Chapter is comprised of about 200 active members comprising of industry retirees, current professionals and students. The Chapter conducts four to five monthly meetings throughout the state of Florida featuring industry speakers presenting on the latest topics within the cosmetic industry. In addition, the Chapter offers a Continuing Educational Course free to Florida members every two years. The Florida Chapter is home to the Biennial Sunscreen Symposium that focuses on the latest advancements in the sunscreen industry attracting world renown Scientists and industry leaders.
Comprised of over 4,000 members, the Society of Cosmetic Chemists was founded in 1945 to promote high standards of practice in the cosmetic sciences. We serve as a focus and provide the proper forums for the exchange of ideas and new developments in cosmetic research and technology.