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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 2017.
  • 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: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 26 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 8 days (median values for papers published in this journal in 2016).

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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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Special Issues

Special Issue in Cosmetics
Pigmentation correcting ingredients—Crucial Need for Innovation to Lead the Way Guest Editor: Johanna Gillbro
Deadline: 28 February 2017
Special Issue in Cosmetics
Sunscreens: Efficacy and Safety—An Overview and Update Guest Editors: Marisanna Centini, Cecilia Anselmi
Deadline: 31 March 2017
Special Issue in Cosmetics
Cosmetics from Marine Sources Guest Editors: Herminia Domínguez, María J. Pérez, Elena Falqué
Deadline: 18 May 2017
Special Issue in Cosmetics
Safety and Efficacy of Nail Products Guest Editor: Paola Perugini
Deadline: 30 June 2017
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