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: indexed within Scopus, ESCI (Web of Science)CAPlus / SciFinder, and many other databases.
  • Journal Rank: CiteScore - Q2 (Surgery)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 12.3 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2020).
  • 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
Current and Evolving Practices in the Quality Control of Cosmetics Guest Editor: Kalliopi Dodou
Deadline: 21 May 2021
Special Issue in Cosmetics
Chitin Nanofibrils and Nanolignin for Advanced Cosmeceuticals Guest Editors: Pierfrancesco Morganti, Maria Beatrice Coltelli
Deadline: 31 May 2021
Special Issue in Cosmetics
Anti-oxidant and Anti-inflammatory Properties of Natural Compounds Guest Editor: Othmane Merah
Deadline: 30 June 2021
Special Issue in Cosmetics
Lignins as Natural Active Ingredients for Cosmetics Guest Editors: Oihana Gordobil, Olena Sevastyanova
Deadline: 31 July 2021
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