Introduction

The eighth edition of the Skin Summer School ended on June, 19.
The international event is promoted every year by Professor Paola Perugini, as part of the educational program of the second level Master in Cosmetic Sciences at the University of Pavia.
Attendance at Campus Aquae was definitely high during three days dedicated to safety in cosmetics, discussing and exploring the most innovative goals and progress achieved by research centers and major companies.
On the final day, the newly elected Rector for the academic period 2019-2025, Professor Svelto, joined the School to renew his greetings to the audience,   praising the high-level educational experience and stimulating the interest of attendees and of students as well.
Also, the “Young Researcher Award” was granted to Dr. Marta Guerini, PhD student from the Department of Drug Sciences, for her important research project developed last year.
The edition showed impressive results, with regard to safety of cosmetic products and raw materials, dealing with interesting topics brought to the audience through diversified and stimulating   approaches – mainly due to the international team of lecturers.
Finally, the 2020 edition was announced, focusing on quality of cosmetics and raw materials: the appointment will take place on 22, 23 and 24 June.

Introduction

SSS2019 will gather academic professors, industry experts, associations and companies who will discuss on SAFETY IN COSMETICS covering topics from safety assessment of active ingredients to testing and safety evaluation of products and all the development within the cosmetic field.

The Conference will provide theoretical and practical session as long as networking opportunities. The School, whose official language is English, is the proper contribute towards better quality of the products and better performance of post-marketing surveillance and it is addressed to PhD Students, Researchers, Cosmetic Companies and anyone interested in discussing latest cosmetic developments.