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.
  • High Visibility: indexed within Scopus, ESCI (Web of Science)CAPlus / SciFinder, and many other databases.
  • Journal Rank: CiteScore - Q1 (Surgery)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 14.2 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 2.6 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2021).
  • 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
Trends in Cosmetics: New Ingredients and Properties, Regulatory Issues and Analytical Challenges Guest Editors: Carmen Garcia-Jares, Laura Rubio
Deadline: 31 May 2022
Special Issue in Cosmetics
Natural Ingredients with Bioactive Properties, and Its Potential Application in Cosmetics Guest Editors: Da-Wei Huang, Po Hsien Li, Wen-Lung Kuo
Deadline: 15 June 2022
Special Issue in Cosmetics
Anti-oxidant and Anti-inflammatory Properties of Natural Compounds Guest Editor: Othmane Merah
Deadline: 30 June 2022
Special Issue in Cosmetics
Advances in Regulatory and Technological Aspects of Cosmetics Guest Editors: Helena Ribeiro, Joana Marques Marto
Deadline: 31 July 2022
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