Cosmetics 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 - Q1 (Surgery)
  • Rapid Publication: manuscripts are peer-reviewed and a first decision provided to authors approximately 15 days after submission; acceptance to publication is undertaken in 3.9 days (median values for papers published in this journal in the first 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
Green Ingredients in Cosmetics and Food (Volume II) Guest Editor: Piera Di Martino
Deadline: 31 October 2021
Special Issue in Cosmetics
Lignins as Natural Active Ingredients for Cosmetics Guest Editors: Oihana Gordobil, Olena Sevastyanova
Deadline: 30 November 2021
Special Issue in Cosmetics
Cosmetics in the Age of Green Technologies Guest Editors: Christophe Hano, Vasil Georgiev, Duangjai Tungmunnithum
Deadline: 15 December 2021
Special Issue in Cosmetics
Anti-oxidant and Anti-inflammatory Properties of Natural Compounds Guest Editor: Othmane Merah
Deadline: 30 December 2021
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