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Special Issue "Advances in Cosmetics"


A special issue of Materials (ISSN 1996-1944).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (30 November 2012)

Special Issue Editors

Guest Editor
Prof. Dr. Amparo Salvador-Carreño
Department of Analytical Chemistry, Faculty of Chemistry, University of Valencia Doctor Moliner St. 50, 46100-Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
Website: http://www.uv.es/gicapc/wiki/cas/MiembrosGrupo.wiki/
E-Mail: amparo.salvador@uv.es
Phone: +34 963543175
Fax: + 34 963544436
Interests: analytical chemistry; chromatography; spectroscopy; cosmetic products

Guest Editor
Prof. Dr. Alberto Chisvert Sanía
Facultad de Química, Universitat de València, Valencia, Spain
Website: http://www.uv.es/gicapc/wiki/index.wiki
E-Mail: alberto.chisvert@uv.es
Phone: +34 3544900
Interests: analytical chemistry; liquid and gas chromatography; mass spectrometry; solid-phase and liquid-phase microextraction; cosmetic analysis

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

Research in the design and development of new cosmetic formulations is one of the scientific fields that increases more rapidly due to various causes. Firstly, the cosmetic companies are interested in continuous improvement of their products to achieve the highest possible efficiency without excessively increasing the cost, while respecting the current legislation regarding prohibited and restricted ingredients. Moreover, the cosmetic industry is closely linked to the world of fashion and then a good marketing of the products requires continuous evolution to provide to the users novel and timeliness products. In this special issue will be collected scientific contributions on the newest developments in materials and technology related to the raw materials used as cosmetic ingredients and also the manufacturing of cosmetic products today. Thus, this issue is devoted to general topics of interest such as nanotechnology in cosmetics, encapsulation, preservation of finished products, the advantages and difficulties in the use of natural ingredients, and also to discuss the new materials used as actives in some cosmetics such as hair products (including hair dyes), personal hygiene products, specific ingredients for skin care, sunscreens, decorative cosmetic, perfumes etc.. All this, with the aim of providing readers an update on recent developments in the cosmetic field.

Prof. Amparo Salvador
Dr. Alberto Chisvert
Guest Editor


  • raw materials
  • technology and nanotechnology
  • encapsulation
  • preservatives
  • natural raw materials
  • hair products
  • personal hygiene and skin care
  • sunscreens
  • perfumes
  • decorative cosmetic

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p. 1506-1519
by , , ,  and
Materials 2013, 6(4), 1506-1519; doi:10.3390/ma6041506
Received: 1 February 2013 / Revised: 16 March 2013 / Accepted: 1 April 2013 / Published: 12 April 2013
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p. 1391-1402
by , , , ,  and
Materials 2013, 6(4), 1391-1402; doi:10.3390/ma6041391
Received: 30 November 2012 / Revised: 22 February 2013 / Accepted: 20 March 2013 / Published: 28 March 2013
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p. 1000-1010
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Materials 2013, 6(3), 1000-1010; doi:10.3390/ma6031000
Received: 5 December 2012 / Revised: 29 January 2013 / Accepted: 25 February 2013 / Published: 13 March 2013
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p. 1661-1685
Materials 2012, 5(9), 1661-1685; doi:10.3390/ma5091661
Received: 8 August 2012 / Revised: 30 August 2012 / Accepted: 5 September 2012 / Published: 17 September 2012
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