Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

As part of the Cosmetics & Toiletries (C&T) brand, was created for professional cosmetic R&D staff, specifically cosmetic chemists, product formulators, research scientists and R&D managers developing and manufacturing cosmetic and personal care products.

What are the available subscription options available for C&T magazine?

The print magazine is only available to qualified individuals who live in the United States. Individuals who live internationally will receive the digital magazine.

Do I have to create an account?

To view the in-depth C&T content, such as the technical content and scientific papers, you will need to create an account. While some news and industry updates can be read in their entirety without logging in, more in-depth content will only display the first paragraph if you do not have an account or are not logged in. Please note that registration creates an account for only. 

What will you do with my personal information?

C&T is committed to protecting your privacy. Most personal information is viewed as aggregate data, not on an individual level. However, you may engage in activities, such as sample requests, that require us to provide your information to others. For a complete description of how and when your information is used and shared, view our privacy policy.

How do I change my password?

Go to the Forgot Password page and click on Reset Password.

What else can I do on the My Account page?

You can manage or change your e-mail and mailing address, as well as manage your subscription to other C&T products.

Where do I change my address to continue receiving my print magazine subscription?

Use My Account page to update your mailing address. If you would like assistance, send address changes to When requesting a change of address, give both the old and new addresses.

How do I submit an article to Cosmetics & Toiletries?

C&T welcomes previously unpublished article submissions that pertain to cosmetics R&D and are technical in nature. All articles are peer-reviewed for soundness of science and appropriateness of material prior to acceptance for publication. Contact Rachel Grabenhofer, Managing Editor (1-630-344-6072). Author guidelines can be downloaded at

News and calendar items can be emailed to Michele Behrens, Assistant Editor.

How can I advertise on this site?

C&T affords many opportunities to reach a highly engaged and influential global audience of cosmetic formulators, research scientists, product developers and R&D managers. Visit C&T’s online media kit for more information.

I’m looking for a company that supplies "X." Can you help?

The Cosmetics & Toiletries Bench Reference (CBR) is an extensive directory of cosmetic ingredients and their suppliers. Go to and log in to search for ingredient suppliers, at no cost to you.

How does my company get listed in the CBR?

The CBR directory is FREE, both for suppliers interested in adding their materials and manufactures sourcing ingredients. Visit and login as a supplier. If you are new to the system, create a new account and follow the prompts to enter your data. For more information about the CBR, contact Managing Editor Rachel Grabenhofer.

Where can I send ingredient and technology launches, company news and other PR?

C&T publishes company news finished product news and new raw material launches, line extensions, methods, equipment offerings and more. In addition, C&T publishes formularies throughout the year. To submit information, news or formulas, for consideration, e-mail Assistant Editor Michele Behrens.

What if I have questions about the C&T not answered here?

Customer service representatives are available to help. Please contact us at: 1-847-559-7557 (9:00–4:30 pm Central, Monday through Friday). We can also be reached through e-mail at: