The Beauty of Influencing - Spring


Sydney Carver, a fashion, beauty, lifestyle and travel blogger, gave an insightful presentation entitled “The Beauty of Influencing.”  


Basic Skin Science and Advanced Skin Science - Summer


In August, the MASCC hosted a 2-day CEP course & wine tasting with the Carolina Chapter.  The event was held at the Historic Biltmore Estate in Asheville, NC.  CEP course presenters were Dr. R. Randall Wickett and Dr. K.P. Ananth from the University of Cincinnati’s James L. Winkle College of Pharmacy.

The USDA's Biopreferred Program Webinar - Summer

In June, the MASCC partnered with the National Office to present a webinar titled “U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) BioPreferred® Program.”  Presenters were Kate Lewis - Senior Analyst, BioPreferred Program US Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Florencia Goren - VP for Corporate Development and Strategy Beta Analytic.

Understanding ISO 16128 Natural & Organic Cosmetics Guideline Webinar - Fall

The ISO 16128 webinar was presented by Shannon Hess, Associate Director- Responsible Sourcing at Burt's Bees.  

Presidents Night - Fall


MASCC hosted industry veteran, Kevin Gallagher.  Kevin Gallagher presented “Swords to Plowshares - How Chemistry Found Peace in Beauty.”


Communicating Science in a Challenging New World - Spring


Lisa Powers, Executive Vice President of Public Affairs & Communication for the Personal Care Products Council was the guest speaker.

Fragrance Overview Event - Summer


Presenters included: 

  • Steve Herman - Diffusion, LLC.
  • Andy O'Shea and Tom Lauzurica, from  Berje Inc. 
  • Dr. Robert Coots - Colonial Chemical 

Emerging Trends in Personal Care Webinar - Summer

Event Presenters:

  • Arnoldo Fonesca - Evonik Industries
  • Chris Johnson - Kinetic Tech 
  • Erin Turner - BASF 

Presidents Night/CEP Course - Fall


Liquid Foundation Emulsion Technology CEP Course

  • The course instructors were Mark Chandler - ACT Solutions Corp.
  • Jane Hollenberg - JCH Consulting.