The Scientific Committee of the 28th IFSCC Congress invites all interested specialists in cosmetic science to submit their abstract and share their work during the congress that will take place in Paris from October 27th to 30th 2014.

The deadline for submitting an abstract is December 20th, 2013.

The topics of the next edition are:

1. Beauty & Life science :
Tissue structure / Cell communication / Cell signalling (physiology and disorders) / Cell regulation and trafficking
2. Beauty & Society :
Sustainable chemistry / Sustainable sourcing / Water consumption / CO2 footprint / Impact on biodiversity / Resources access
3. Beauty & Colors :
Decorative cosmetics & Aesthetics / Make-up and treatment / Natural skin tone and beauty
4. Beauty & Sensoriality :
Well-being and cosmetics: Senses & Emotions / Quality of life / Self-esteem / Cosmetics and social life
5. Beauty & Surface Shield: PhysicoChemistry : UV protection / Protection against environmental stress / Hydration and barrier function
6. Beauty & Protective Strategy within the Skin :
Anti-oxidants / Induction and/or protection of endogenous defence and “repair” / Delivery systems and vectorisation.

The abstract selection results will be announced on April 7th, 2014. The deadline to send the full papers is June 27th, 2014.

The most meritorious podium presentation, pertaining to either basic or applied cosmetic research at this IFSCC Congress, will be awarded by the IFSCC Basic Research and Applied Research Awards, both consisting of an amount of 7,500 Swiss Francs or its equivalent. The IFSCC Poster Award consists of an amount of 2,000 Swiss Francs or its equivalent and is awarded to the author of the most meritorious poster presentation pertaining to either basic or applied cosmetic research.

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