______________________________Ontario Chapter Officers 2014ChairAndrea BoylanAndicor Specialty Chemicals Corp.590 Abilene DriveMississauga, ON L5T2T4Ph: (905) 795-0911Fax: (905) 795-0912Email AndreaChair ElectDorothy MaraprossiansUnipex Solutions6660 Financial DriveMississauga, ON L5N7J6Ph: 905-601-8766Fax: 905-812-0672Email DorothySecretaryMonika MelaoCharles Tennant & Company34 Clayson Rd.Toronto, ON M9M 2G8Ph: (416) 741-9264Fax: (416) 741-6642Email MonikaTreasurerGary BakerGE&B Marketing135 Shuh AvenueKitchener, ON N2A 1H4Ph: 519-896-1168 Fax: 519-896-7350Email GaryDirectors Area IIBart MaxonPh: 989-496-3035Fax: 989-496-5508Email BartPerry RomanowskiBrains PublishingPh: 708-207-7642Email PerryPast ChairZohreh FakhimUnivar Canada64 Arrow Road, North York, ON, M9M2L9 Ph: (416) 740-5300Fax: (416) 740-2227Email Zohreh
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 !
ONTARIO CHAPTER SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM SOCIETY FOR COSMETIC CHEMISTSThe support of Cosmetic Science Education and Research are central to the goals of the Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC). The Ontario Chapter has developed a Scholarship Program available to Canadian University, College or High School students. Read More Here.
Becoming an Excellent Cosmetic Formulatorby PERRY ROMANOWSKIon 09/17/2014I saw this infographic titled “how to excel as a formulator” which lists 9 things you need to achieve that goal. The 9 tips from George Deckner are great but they could use some expansion. Unfortunately, the article on which the infographic was based does little to expand on the advice. So, I thought I’d do that here. 9 steps to becoming anexcellent cosmetic formulatorRead the full article here ...
“Surprise”FREE Education DayMembers of the SCC Ontario chapter were delighted to be greeted with the news upon arriving at this years Education Day that the event was FREE.That’s right if you were a member we did NOT take your money! As a small gesture the Ontario SCC board decided to give back to their loyal members for their years of involvement and participation!The attendance was excellent as many turned out for a full day event with many topics covered. Nava Dayan, PhD spoke on the multifaceted topic of “Claim Substantiation andAging Seminar”. With the skin care industry striving to produce safer products, it should also further stream its scientific resources towards testing products for their activity on the skin and provide fair translation into claims. There is growing interest in claims associated with prevention and affecting skin aging and its clinical manifestation. The seminar was tailored to provide key aspects in the establishment of best practice to be applied in experimental design and tie it into the regulatory framework rationale. Nava provided examples for skin aging claims as well as correlation to current scientific knowledge in skin aging key biochemical cascades.Nava Dayan, PhD, is founder and president of a skin science and research consultancy serving the pharmaceutical, cosmetic, and personal care industries. Dr. Dayan’s 24 years of experience in the greater skin care segment have yielded more than 150 publication credits in numerous industry-respected journals, four books, as well as an In-Cosmetics Gold Award for innovation and commensurate recognition from the NYSCC and the CRS for excellence. email@example.com
SCC ONTARIO ScholarshipStudent Approved!The SCC Ontario board is proud to announce that Marlena Whinton has been approved as our next scholarship student! Marlena is a PhD candidate at McMaster University. We have included Marlena’s scholarship overview Here. Congratulations Marlena!
2015 SCC OntarioChapter Board ElectionsIt is time for elections of the 2015 SCC Ontario Chapter Board Members. We have two positions open for election this year: Chair-Elect and Treasurer. As a member of the SCC Ontario Chapter you will soon be sent specific instructions on how to cast your vote!Elections are open to all General Members of the SCC Ontario Chapter. If you have any questions please contact one of the current board members listed below. The newly elected board members will be introduced at the November 6, 2014 meeting. Thank you for taking time to vote. Your support of the SCC Ontario Chapter is greatly appreciated.Read More Here ....
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 !
A Call for AdvertisersThe SCC Ontario Chapter would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our sponsors for the 2014 Newsletters. Now is the time to request advertising for the year 2015. We will be maintaining our rates for 2015. The rates as listed will include a minimum of 5 issues of our newsletter. Read More Here !
SCC ONTARIO CHAPTER MEETINGNOVEMBER 6TH, 2014“Putting Anti-aging Beauty Products to Test ” by Good Housekeeping magazineBirnur K. Aral, PhD and Mary E. Clarke Nov.6, 2014View/Print the Presntation Here.Birnur Aral is a scientist with M.Eng. and Ph.D. degrees in Chemical Engineering. The talk covered the approach to testing anti-aging skin, hair, and make-up products at Good Housekeeping in the last 5 years. Highlights were given of their results and learnings, consumers habits and aspirations as well as their unmet needs in the anti-aging beauty market.View the Presentation Here.