Cosmetics — Open Access Journal

Cosmetics (ISSN 2079-9284; CODEN: COSMCC) is an international, scientific, peer-reviewed, open access journal on the science and technology of cosmetics published quarterly online by MDPI.  
  • Open Access free for readers, with article processing charges (APC) paid by authors or their institutions.
  • High visibility: Covered in Chemical Abstracts (ACS); to be indexed in Scopus from Vol. 5 (2018).
  • 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 16.3 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 5.6 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2018).
  • 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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Latest Articles




29–30 May 2019 Skin Microbiome Congress
23–24 October 2019 Cosmetorium 2019
23–25 October 2019 Sepawa Congress 2019

Special Issues

Special Issue in Cosmetics
Melanogenesis and Melanin-Related Compounds: A Cosmetic Perspective Guest Editor: Lucia Panzella
Deadline: 31 May 2019
Special Issue in Cosmetics
Biosurfactants in Cosmetic Formulations Guest Editor: Xanel Vecino
Deadline: 30 June 2019
Special Issue in Cosmetics
Personalized Cosmetics Guest Editor: Luca Casettari
Deadline: 31 July 2019
Special Issue in Cosmetics
Anti-aging Properties of Natural Compounds Guest Editors: Harris Pratsinis, Dimitris Kletsas
Deadline: 31 August 2019

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