Cosmetics is an international, scientific, peer-reviewed, open access journal on the science and technology of cosmetics published bimonthly online by MDPI.  
  • Open Access— free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
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  • Journal Rank: CiteScore - Q1 (Surgery)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 14.7 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2022).
  • Recognition of Reviewers: reviewers who provide timely, thorough peer-review reports receive vouchers entitling them to a discount on the APC of their next publication in any MDPI journal, in appreciation of the work done.
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Special Issue in Cosmetics
Aromatic and Medicinal Plants as Source of Bioactive Natural Compounds with Cosmetic Applications Guest Editors: Noureddine El Aouad, Jackson Roberto Guedes da Silva Almeida, João Miguel F. Rocha
Deadline: 31 May 2023
Special Issue in Cosmetics
Plant-Based Cosmeceuticals: Recent Developments and Advances Guest Editors: Adeyemi Oladapo Aremu, Basiru Ajiboye
Deadline: 30 June 2023
Special Issue in Cosmetics
Nanoparticles for Cosmetic Use and Their Application Guest Editors: Filipa Mascarenhas-Melo, Ana Cláudia Santos
Deadline: 20 July 2023
Special Issue in Cosmetics
Advanced Cosmetic Sciences: Sustainability in Materials and Processes Guest Editor: Maria Beatrice Coltelli
Deadline: 25 August 2023
Topical Collection in Cosmetics
Feature Papers in Cosmetics in 2023 Collection Editor: Enzo Berardesca
Topical Collection in Cosmetics
Editorial Board Members' Collection Series: "Sustainability in Materials and Processes in Cosmetic Science" Collection Editors: Pierfrancesco Morganti, Alina Sionkowska
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