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2023 IFSCC Congress – Call for Abstracts



The countdown is on for the 33rd IFSCC Congress. Barcelona, a creative and entrepreneurial city, known for its science, art, culture and exquisite Mediterranean gastronomy, will host the 33rd IFSCC Congress from September 4 to 7, 2023 organized by the Spanish Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SEQC).

Rethinking Beauty Science will be the theme that will serve as the central axis to address the most current, novel and relevant scientific topics, while we will set the pillars of cosmetic research for the following years.

Congress Scientific Topics 

  • Rethinking Skin Science: Skin, oral, sun and hair care: breakthrough technologies for cosmetic developments promoted by recent scientific research. New substances, new functions, new efficacies, new evaluation techniques.
  • Rethinking Beauty: Texture, odor and color, multi-sensoriality. A strong added value to cosmetics, its impact on uses, consumers and marketing. Cosmetic and beauty product experiences backed up by technology.
  • Rethinking Nature: Responsible cosmetic development. What have we learned from nature? Towards the guarantee of safer cosmetic products.
Submission Schedule

  • Abstract submission opening: 22 September 2022
  • Abstract submission deadline: 1 December 2022
  • Notification of abstract selection results by email: 30 April 2023

Submissions will only be accepted via the congress website.