Resources and Reference Materials

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IFSCC Online Reference Materials

As a member of the SCSS, you will be able to access resources and references that you need to adapt to the continuously changing cosmetics science. SCSS has a collection of resources and tools to help you navigate the complex and evolving cosmetics.


SCSS is also a member of the International Federation of Societies of Cosmetics Chemists (IFSCC). This enables you to access materials and resources available on the IFSCC.

IFSCC is a worldwide federation dedicated to international cooperation in cosmetic science.

As a member of SCSS, you are already a member of the IFSCC. You can access the IFSCC Members' Zone for:

  • The IFSCC magazine
  • Papers and presentations delivered at IFSCC events
  • Members' only info

Looking at the literature coming from individual countries can be very worthwhile, and this is where KOSMET makes it easy for you. The cosmetic literature abstract database is free to use and opens up a world of information. KOSMET literature database includes some interesting Japanese publications, where papers have English language abstracts and translated sources.


Go to to search over 85,000 literature abstracts, updated every month.