Indian Society of Cosmetic Chemists is a non-profit organization established in 2002 under the affiliation of International Federation of Society of Cosmetic chemists. ISCC was founded with a view to promote research and knowledge of the Cosmetic Sciences and Personal Care in India. ISCC members are drawn from academics, R&D, consultancy, publications, manufacturers, and packaging & raw materials suppliers across India. The Society organizes regular seminars, supports international scientific events, and publishes a newsletter -- the ISCC Update. ISCC was awarded the prestigious Lester Concord Education Prize (2009) instituted by the IFSCC. ISCC is actively helping in fostering the exchange and disposal of knowledge and information in relevant fields among Professionals and, also furnishing advice to government, law makers and important agencies related to the field. The association has a membership base of about 300 with its head office in Mumbai and Zonal Office in Nagpur New Delhi & Bangalore. ISCC is working with several national and international organization with similar goals. ISCC is working towards promoting the research activities in the field of cosmetics by arranging Annual Conferences PICASA for the students and professionals. The association conducts workshops and training programme in different areas of cosmetics with the aim of providing latest technologies to its member with the aim of increasing their professional competence.