New SCC OntarioSurvey LaunchedThe SCC Ontario board is happy to announce the launch of our new survey!As a member of the SCC Ontario chapter or someone who is interested in our chapter and attends the occasional meeting and/or function we are looking for your feedback. Please take a moment to complete our brief survey and let us know what you like, and don't like as well as how we may improve on what we are doing. Our objective as a society is the advancement of cosmetic science, which of course we all have a vested interest in! So why not do it in a way that educates as well as entertains! Click Here to participate in the survey !
SCC ONTARIO CHAPTER MEETING: January 29th, 2015
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Presenters Welcome !The SCC Ontario Chapter board is currently accepting submissions for presentations ! Interested parties can submit a presentation abstract and a biography. Your talk may be accepted for either a Chapter meeting or Education Day.Please send all enquiries to Andy Halasz (speaker coordinator) Here !
18th Annual Holiday Dinner DanceNov. 28th, 2014The Holiday Dinner Dance was a huge success again this year with 232 people attending the event!All were in good cheer as we started the evening with the ever popular Antipasto Table. We changed up the entertainment this year with the addition of Matt Dean. (Read More Here)View a Slideshow of the Event Here !
A Farewell Message From the ChairA farewell message from the Chair……..Reflecting upon our chapter events and initiatives in 2014, I am proud to have served as Chair of the Ontario chapter of the SCC. We had three evening meetings which were quite diverse in topics. From the use of special delivery systems, to post-marketing surveillance of cosmetics as well as a fresh market perspective from Good Housekeeping magazine.We also had a full day regulatory update meeting was held in March, covering the Canadian, US and European regulations. Another full day seminar was held in September at our yearly Education Day. The topic of the day was “Claim Substantiation and Skin Aging” which was presented by Dr. Nava Dayan.As for social events, our annual golf tournament, held on a warm July day, was enjoyed by all who attended. The Holiday Dinner Dance in late November offered great food, great fun, and comeradery which helped to jump-start the festive season.I am now pleased to introduce and offer my well wishes for our elected officers for 2015, photographed below with our Area Director, Perry Romanowski: (left to right) Dorothy Maraprossians (Chair), Rob Castillo (Treasurer), Monika Melao (Secretary) and Shahin Kalantari (Chair-elect). I am certain that 2015 will be another great year for our chapter!Andrea Boylan2104 SCC Ontario Chapter Chair
Seneca College is developing a full time, one year, day time post graduate certificate in Cosmetic Science. We are currently seeking industry experts in the areas of raw materials, formulation and cosmetic regulations to develop curriculum and/or provide instruction. Ideal candidates will have excellent English skills and current expertise in the cosmetic industry. If you are interested, please forward your resume and contact information here :
How Do Cosmetic Raw Materials Get Their Names?by PERRY ROMANOWSKI I must confess. One of my favorite things about being a chemist is getting to say long words and knowing what they mean. I loved learning the IUPAC system for naming chemicals.That’s why I found ingredient lists on shampoos & conditioners baffling. I didn’t know what mostof the chemicals were. They were similar to IUPAC terms, but not quite.Read the Complete Article here !
Attention Members !Unemployed and Emeritus members may continue to attend monthly meetings free of charge. Please contact the registration booth upon arrival. Unemployed membership is free of charge by submitting the renewal form with unemployment details.