The CosmEthically ACTIVE Journal started in 2021. The principal goal is to provide high-quality educational content covering many different aspects of cosmetic ingredients and natural cosmetics, from short articles to literature reviews.

The CosmEthically ACTIVE Journal is edited by Dr. Nina Kocevar Glavac. Articles are published monthly, 10 times a year, and will be issued in the form of a yearly volume. We kindly invite cosmetology experts to cooperate with us. Please contact us at

CosmEthically ACTIVE Journal – Volume 2

Dear Readers,  The Modern CosmEthics association stepped into the world of cosmetic science back in 2018 when we published the book ‘Modern Cosmetics: Ingredients of Natural Origin, A Scientific View, Volume 1’. It is tremendous…

Responsible cleansing

Abstract: Surfactants are considered to be among the most important cosmetic ingredients, as they are used for cleansing, thickening, stabilising, solubilising, emulsifying and foaming. However, surfactants also exhibit unwanted effects: skin irritation. The concept of…