The New England Chapter will hold its educational seminar on
Thursday, Oct. 23, on the Seaport Elite Charter Yacht in
Boston, MA. The seminar—“Ultimate Trends: the concept of
total beauty”—will feature stylist Mario Russo and esthetician Cate Tool. Mr. Russo has 20 years of experience as a
hairdresser, and created his own products based on the
healthful benefits of olive oil. Ms. Tool is director of the
Elizabeth Grady School of Esthetics and Massage Therapy.
In addition to the seminar, the event will include hors
d‘oeuvres, cocktails, product demonstrations and door prizes.
Boarding begins at 2: 45 p.m. and the cruise runs from 3-6
p.m. The cost is $110 for members; $120 for non-members.
For more information or to register for this event, please contact Joy Welsh, email@example.com or Beth McGowan,
SCC To Mail Election
Ballots Oct. 15
The Society will mail election ballots to members on Oct. 15 to
elect individuals to serve on SCC’s governing body. The following are candidates for office: Anna Gripp and R. Randall
Wickett, Ph. D—vice president-elect; Christopher Heisig,
Ph. D.—treasurer; Suellen Bennett and Courtney Clay—
director, area I; and Lee Paler and Deborah Pierce—director,
area III. Ballots are due back on Nov. 15.
SCC Membership Numbers Rise
As of May 31, the Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) had a total
membership and affiliation of 4,183, an increase of 1% over
2007. The total includes 3,247 general members, 584
national affiliates, 261 emeritus members, three honorary
members, 38 retired members, 40 student members and 10
junior members, according to SCC.
General membership is available to persons engaged in
scientific or technical work in the cosmetics and toiletries
industry or in related governmental or academic areas, who
have earned a bachelor’s degree in the chemical, physical,
medical, pharmaceutical, biological or related sciences and
technology. In addition, those working in a technical capacity within the industry for at least five years, who have completed two years in a recognized related academic program
are eligible, as those who may lack sufficient academic background, but who have worked in a technical capacity in the
cosmetic science industry for at least 10 years.
National affiliation is available to those interested in the
objectives of SCC, but not qualified for general membership.
National affiliates are entitled to all membership privileges,
except that they may not vote or hold elected office within
SCC or its chapters.
Junior membership is available to those under 26 years of
age who hold appropriate degrees in science, who are matriculated science students in at least their third year of undergraduate studies, and who work in a scientific or technical
capacity in the cosmetic industry.
Student membership is open to fully matriculated students in a scientific program at recognized colleges and universities.
Both junior and students members are entitled to all
membership privileges, except that they may not vote or hold
Oct. 6-9: IFSCC Congress, Barcelona, Spain. More info:
Oct. 15: Southwest Chapter, regular meeting. More info:
Oct. 22: Southeast Chapter, dinner meeting and speak-
er. More info: www.scconline.org
Oct. 23: New England Chapter, Educational
Seminar/Dinner Cruise, Boston, MA. More info:
Nov. 1: NYSCC Fall Seminar, Farleigh Dickinson
University, Teaneck, NJ. More info: www.nyscc.org.
Nov. 5: New York Chapter, monthly meeting, The
Heldrich Hotel, New Brunswick, NJ. More info:
Nov. 6: Ontario Chapter, meeting and installation of
Officers, The Venetian, Vaughan ON. More info:
Nov. 19: Southeast Chapter, Officer Installation. More
Nov. 20: New England Chapter, monthly meet-
ing/annual past president’s night/installation of 2009
Chapter Officers. More info: www.scconline.org
Nov. 28: Ontario Chapter, holiday dinner dance, The
Venetian, Vaughan ON. More info: www.ontarioscc.org
Dec. 11-12: SCC 2008 Annual Scientific Meeting and
Showcase, New York Hilton, New York, NY. More info: