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 other databases.
  • Journal Rank: CiteScore - Q1 (Surgery) / CiteScore - Q1 (Dermatology)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision is provided to authors approximately 18 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 6.6 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the second half of 2023).
  • 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.
Impact Factor: 3.3 (2022)
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Topic in Pharmaceuticals, Pharmaceutics, Antioxidants, Nanomaterials, JFB, Cosmetics
New Challenges in the Cosmetics and Medical Device Industry Topic Editors: Ana Catarina Silva, Hugo Almeida, Ana Barros
Deadline: 30 April 2024
Special Issue in Cosmetics
Application of Plant-Based Molecules and Materials in Cosmetics Guest Editor: Paulraj Mosae Selvakumar
Deadline: 31 May 2024
Special Issue in Cosmetics
10th Anniversary of Cosmetics—Recent Advances and Perspectives Guest Editor: Vasil Georgiev
Deadline: 30 June 2024
Special Issue in Cosmetics
Bioactive Compounds From Natural Resources Against Skin Aging Guest Editors: Sophia Letsiou, Patrícia Rijo, André Baby
Deadline: 31 July 2024
Topical Collection in Cosmetics
Editorial Board Members' Collection Series: "Novel Delivery Systems for Dermocosmetic Applications" Collection Editors: Elisabetta Esposito, Debora Santonocito
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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