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Cosmetics — Open Access Journal

Cosmetics (ISSN 2079-9284; CODEN: COSMCC) is an international, scientific, open access journal on the science and technology of cosmetics published quarterly online by MDPI.  
  • Open Access - free for readers, free publication for well-prepared manuscripts submitted in 2016.
  • Open Peer-Review: authors have the option for all reviewer comments and editorial decisions to be published along with the final paper. For more, see: Editorial, Paper with Review Comments.
  • Rapid publication: accepted papers are immediately published online.

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Cosmetics Editorial Office
St. Alban-Anlage 66, 4052 Basel, Switzerland
Tel. +41 61 683 77 34
Fax: +41 61 302 89 18
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19 September 2016
Peer Review Week 2016


30 October–2 November 2016 The 29th IFSCC Congress

Special Issues

Special Issue in Cosmetics
Skin-Lightening Agents—Crucial Need for Innovation to Lead the Way Guest Editor: Johanna Gillbro
Deadline: 1 October 2016
Special Issue in Cosmetics
Efficacy Assessment of Cosmetics Guest Editor: Marie Lodén
Deadline: 15 December 2016
Special Issue in Cosmetics
Epidermal Barrier Structure and Function Guest Editor: Joachim W. Fluhr
Deadline: 31 January 2017
Special Issue in Cosmetics
Vehicles Matter! Implications for Topical Cosmeceutical and Pharmaceutical Products Guest Editor: Christian Surber
Deadline: 28 February 2017
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