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Moving Cosmetic Science Forward

Dedicated to the advancement of cosmetic science, the New York Society of Cosmetic Chemists strives to increase and disseminate scientific information through meetings and publications. By promoting the 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.


  • Established in 1955
  • Nearly 1,600 members in Tri-State area
  • 7 major events every year including Suppliers’ Day!

Our Members

Thousands of cosmetic chemists and ingredient executives including R&D professionals involved in ingredient/strategic sourcing, formulation experts, and marketing/sales strategists.  These individuals represent cosmetic manufacturers, contract manufacturers, and flavor/fragrance companies – to name a few.

Become a Member

Welcome to NYSCC!

I am pleased to provide this dynamic experience that allows us to showcase all that this vibrant chapter of SCC offers.  Keeping with the mission to educate the global community of cosmetic and beauty formulators, we know the first stop is to engage these professionals as members.  So – we urge you to consider joining if you are not a member or email us at newmember@nyscc.org now and learn what you are missing!

Cathy Piterski
2018 Chair of NYSCC