Member Society News

10/15/2021

COSCHEM bids farewell to Norman Sanan

It is with great sadness that we have to inform you of the passing of Norman Sanan. Norman was a visionary who was very passionate about our industry. Although a pharmacist by trade, he really wanted ...

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08/20/2021

AAQC celebrates 50th Anniversary

In the middle of a very challenging year, on 20 March 2021, the Asociación Argentina de Químicos Cosméticos (AAQC) celebrated half a century of promoting the advancement of cosmetic science, spread ...

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08/18/2021

COSMETORIUM is back on in Barcelona for 2021

The Spanish Society of Cosmetics Chemists is looking forward to welcoming cosmetic scientists back to COSMETORIUM this year. “Currently, with the health measures in place and the vaccination roll-ou ...

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08/15/2021

Reformed Polish Society to join IFSCC

Poland has reformed its cosmetic science society and will be applying to rejoin the IFSCC as the Polish Society of Cosmetic Scientists (PSCS). The former society was the Polish Society of Cosmetic Che ...

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08/15/2021

IJCS Impact Factor hits all time high

The SCS and La Société Française de Cosmetologie (SFC) are proud to announce that the new, just released 2020 impact factor (IF) for the International Journal of Cosmetic Science (IJCS) is 2.970, ...

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06/30/2021

Naturals in Cosmetic Science

IFSCC members can attend the UK & Ireland Society of Cosmetic Scientists Naturals in Cosmetic Science Conference (6-8 July) for the reduced membership rate of £60. The event will feature 3 hal ...

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06/30/2021

Elevating African Beauty Through Science

NICOS, the Society of Cosmetic Scientists Nigeria, is holding a free to attend conference – Elevating African Beauty Through Science – on 8 July at 4pm Nigeria time.  Speakers include industry ...

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04/05/2021

5th IPCE hybrid conference to focus on safety, effectiveness, pleasantness & stability 

The 5th Intercontinental Personal Care Excellence (IPCE) Conference will be held on 6-7 September in hybrid form at the Castello di Urio on Lake Como district. The Italian-American-Japanese founders c ...

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04/03/2021

Coschem’s Education Committee and students persevere to pull off a good year

Unfortunately this year’s Coschem students prize giving dinner was cancelled due to COVID-19. The Society did however celebrate the efforts of the students enrolled in its cosmetic science training ...

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03/24/2021

Blue is the New Green!

Can we just call it the new Green, or is it a new generation? A new way of thinking? Or can we think bigger, Blue Beauty is a whole movement, almost an international manifesto of environmental protect ...

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11/30/2020

Coschem keeps members connected online

As social distancing requirements and limitations on gatherings are still in place in South Africa, the Society of Cosmetic Chemists (Coschem) continues to host virtual events and webinars to maintain ...

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10/28/2020

Nigeria Society of Cosmetic Chemists, NICOS, becomes 50th IFSCC Member Society

The IFSCC is delighted to welcome the Society of Cosmetic Scientists, Nigeria (NICOS) as its 50th Member Society. This follows the unanimous approval of their application at the IFSCC 2020 Council Mee ...

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08/05/2020

Quick video introduction to the SCS Diploma in Cosmetic Science

Two new videos put together by the UK Society of Cosmetic Scientists explain just how easy it is to study its Diploma in Cosmetic Science from anywhere in the world while former students share their p ...

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07/09/2020

Coschem launches virtual events

Due to the national lockdown and the ongoing restriction on group gatherings to slow the spread of the coronavirus, Coschem is hosting virtual events to maintain the vital connection with its members. ...

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07/09/2020

ASCC issues call for papers for May 2021 Conference

The Australian Society of Cosmetic Chemists (ASCC) will hold it’s 53rd Annual Conference at The Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre Broadbeach, Australia from 11-13 May 2021 and is now calli ...

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06/15/2020

Diploma in Cosmetic Science available online worldwide

The Diploma in Cosmetic Science online course run by the UK’s Society of Cosmetic Science is now taking applications for the next one year course starting September 2020, though students can access ...

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06/15/2020

DGK/IKW safety courses now available as webinars

Regardless of when or where you would like to educate yourself: the training courses for safety assessors of the German Society for Scientific and Applied Cosmetics (DGK) and the German Cosmetic, Toil ...

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05/19/2020

Singapore Society postpones 2020 events

The SCSS (Society of Cosmetic Scientists Singapore) has postponed its two major 2020 events. The 7th edition of The Science Behind Asian Cosmetics (TSBAC) was to have taken place in March this year bu ...

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03/11/2020

UK SCS to publish ‘novice guide’ in 2020

The Society of Cosmetic Scientists is publishing a book, Discovering Cosmetic Science, in association with the Royal Society of Chemistry. The editors have paired an industry expert and a ‘novice’ ...

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03/11/2020

Coschem remains a strong and valuable society

Last year was another successful one for the South African Society of Cosmetic Chemists, Coschem, something that was highlighted at Coschem’s AGM on 6 February 2020. The Society plays an increasi ...

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02/06/2020

Records, growth and development in Singapore

The Society of Cosmetic Scientists Singapore (SCSS) held some hugely successful events last year and is looking forward to more of the same in 2020. In March 2019 the 6th edition of The Science Beh ...

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12/12/2019

Middle East Society presents at Tehran Medical University

Iranian medical and chemistry students, cosmetic industry experts, R&D managers and teams plus food and drugs officers gathered at Tehran Medical University’s Faculty of Pharmacy on 31 July ...

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09/19/2019

Annual Conference exceeds Coschem's expectations

The two-day scientific conference, HPCI exhibition and gala dinner in South Africa from 4-5 September exceeded Coschem's expectations. The scientific programme was professional, informative and well- ...

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09/17/2019

ASCS Conference bridges beauty intelligence of East and West

The Asian Society of Cosmetic Scientists (ASCS) held its 14th Conference at the Hong Kong Science and Technology Park from 3-5 June 2019 with the theme ‘Bridging the beauty intelligence of East and ...

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06/11/2019

Congress support remains a priority for Coschem

In 2017, South African Society of Cosmetic Chemists Coschem generated surplus funds in 2017, putting the Society in a position to offer sponsorships to members interested in presenting papers at IFSCC ...

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06/06/2019

Brazil hosts successful 24th COLAMICQ

The 24th COLAMICQ (Latin American Congress of Cosmetic Sciences) held from 21-23 May was organised by ABC (Brazilian Society of Cosmetic Sciences) and was held in São Paulo, Brazil. The event had mor ...

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04/15/2019

AGM ushers in a new era for Coschem

At the Coschem AGM on 7 February, members and attendees witnessed the end of an era and the start of something new and exciting for the society. Roy Gardiner has stepped down in his capacity as treasu ...

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01/29/2019

HKSCC promises an Intercontinental Scientific Festival for this June's ASCS Conference

The Hong Kong Society of Cosmetic Chemists (HKSCC) is honoured to be elected host for the 2019 Asian Conference from 3-5 June 2019. A new supporting partnership with SICC will transform 2019 Asian Con ...

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09/17/2018

Rachael Polowyj wins 2018 SCS Bursary

Congratulations to Rachael Polowyj, winner of the 2018 SCS Bursary. This means Rachael will be taking her paper to this year’s IFSCC Congress in Munich (18-21 September 2018), with the SCS helping t ...

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09/17/2018

Coschem explores world of fragrance

South African Society Coschem hosted a creative morning refresher on 13 June with a host of young and passionate presenters who covered all things fragrance related. Marie Aoun of Saint d'Ici, ...

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07/26/2018

ASCC 50th Annual Conference has the Midas touch

Thank you to everyone who attended this amazing, iconic event, to help the ASCC Celebrate our 50th Annual Conference. It really was our biggest and best ASCC conference yet… here are some reasons wh ...

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07/18/2018

HIP emulsions in focus at SCSS Suppliers Day workshop

The 9th Society of Scientists Singapore (SCSS) Suppliers Day (24 August 2018) will also host a special workshop, Creating High Internal Phase (HIP) emulsions, presented by Belinda Carli, Director of t ...

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07/16/2018

Korean Society buys new offices

The Society of Cosmetic Scientists of Korea (SCSK), which is celebrating its 50th anniversary, has bought new offices in Seoul. The acquisition of the new facility was made possible through the ...

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06/28/2018

43rd National SICC Congress and 2nd IPCE Conference

From 3-5 June 2018 the Baia del Silenzio in Sestri Levante, Italy, an enchanting spot of the Ligurian Coast near Genua, hosted the 2nd Intercontinental Personal Care Excellence Conference. A total of ...

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06/28/2018

SCS Scrub Up On Science competition finds formulation excellence in schools

The SCS Scrub Up On Science (SUOS) competition for schools is now in its fourth year and the standards of creativity and knowledge at this year’s final at Manchester’s Museum of Science and Indust ...

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