Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC) 2020 Awards Presented

The Society of Cosmetic Chemists (SCC), USA has announced the recipients of its highest honours and its annual award winners. 

  • Robert A. Kramer Lifetime Service Award, Gary Agisim (posthumously). The SCC member who passed away from COVID-19 related complications was well-known and respected for his extensive industry knowledge and service to others.
  • Maison G. de Navarre Medal Award- Howard A. Epstein, PhD, Director of Technical Services at EMD Performance Materials..
  • Florence Wall Women in Cosmetic Chemistry Award – Nava Dayan, PhD – This award is supported through Concept to Commerce by Rodan + Fields
  • Merit Award: “Martha Tate, PhD (Tate Science)
  • Young Scientist Award, Sponsored By Surfatech: Lex Pelger (CV Sciences) for his paper entitled, ‘CBD, GRAS & The Largest Organ’.
  • Green Star™ Award sponsored by Colonial Chemical: For outstanding work in green formulations  Samantha Guertin (Aveda)for her Botanical Repair Strengthening Leave-In Treatment.
  • Society Of Cosmetic Chemists Award, sponsored by Hallstar: Juan Brito (BASF Corporation)for his paper entitled, ‘Formulating with Zinc Oxide’.
  • Hans A. Schaeffer Award, sponsored by Lonza: Philip Ludwig (BASF Corporation)for his paper entitled, ‘Quorum Quenching: The New Way to Keep Microbiome Under Control’.
  • Joseph P. Ciaudelli Award, Sponsored By  Croda: Manuel Gamez-Garcia, PhD (Ashland Specialty Ingredients) for his paper entitled, ‘Protein and Cellular Structures Stabilizing the Shape of Curly and Textured Hair: A Finite Element Analysis’.
  • Shaw Mudge Award, sponsored by the Mudge Family: Anna Langerveld, PhD (Genemarkers)for her paper entitled, ‘CBD: Next Big Thing in Skincare’.
  • Des Goddard Award: Hy Si Bui, PhD (L’Oréal USA)for his paper entitled, ‘Physical Chemistry of Long-Lasting Color Cosmetics.
  • Llan And Jeanette Black Award, sponsored by Presperse: Stephanie L. Biagini (BASF Colors & Effects) for her paper entitled, ‘Creating A Universal Red’.

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