International Society for Phytocosmetic Science

The International Society for Phytocosmetic Science (ISPS) is a nonprofit, worldwide professional society. Members from twenty seven countries includes representatives from academia, industry, non-governmental organizations and authorities in various international societies.  For more information click here

Why should you join?
Exclusive benefits offered to a network of students, faculty, experts in various industries, and regulators who also are working to make a difference in science, policy and industry.  Members at ISPS secure success of the society by educating peers, publishing their research, offering scholarships for students to attend congresses, and most importantly they all have a chance to enhance quality of all offering by the society.  Quantifiable advantages of become an ISPS member are monetary advantages (discounts) in attending events, reaching out to hundreds of experts at membership list, networking and searching for career opportunities, as well as publishing at IJPNI.

Benefits of Membership

2018 Initiative

ISPS has been accepting nomination for membership at the Young Scholar Global Committee, that will be launched in March 2018.  Participants from twenty countries will collaborate in scientific discussions, networking, global research linkages, and special YSGC sessions at upcoming events organized by ISPS, IPPC-Argentina during 1-3 November is targeted. 

International PhytoEssence Consortium (IPEC)

Organization is in charge of producing events for the society.  Events are created in partnership with academia, industry and supporter in various global locations.  All events accept abstracts for presentation focusing on phytochemistry, phytotherapy, phytocosmetics, ethics and standards, phramacognosy and horticulture.  Specific expert areas in science and technology such as case reports on efficacy of ingredients used in phytotherapy, cosmetic formulation, sustainable processing and claim validation are favored.


Event Dates Location Main Partner Supported by
IPPC-Ireland June 2018 Dublin Dublin City University  DCU
IPPC-Argentina November 2018 Buenos Aires University of Buenos Aires  ASSESSA
IPPC-Brazil November 2017 Sao Paulo Natura  Natura
IPPC2017 May 2017 Patras HSC  Oriflame
IPPC2016 June 2016 Antigua Afitogua USAC
International Journals of Integrated Science

IJPNI International Journal of phytocosmetics and Natural Ingredients

The International Journal of Phytocosmetics and Natural Ingredients [IJPNI] supports experts and professionals in fields of ethnobotany, pharmacognosy, phytochemistry, cosmetic-pharmaceutical, medicinal plants research, and toxicology of natural products. This is the official journal of the International Society for Phytocosmetic Science (ISPS). ISPS is a nonprofit, worldwide professional society comprised of individuals and institutions engaged in the science of using plant-based ingredients in the production of cosmetics and personal care products.