“Why is Everyone Baking?”
We get psychologist Saliha Afridi to answer this and other pressing questions about the world’s weird lockdown behaviour!
“Can I Just Admit I Hate Being Single Now?”
What if I want fries *and* guys to share them with?
When to Go Pro
Fed up of forking out on professional beauty treatments that cost you an arm and a leg but don’t deliver on results? Here’s our guide to what actually works.
For the Love of Local
In continuation of our monthly series, yet another set of fashion enthusiasts and style connoisseurs open up their wardrobes for us, to offer a peek of their favourite Indian designers and the pieces they ~love~ by these homegrown labels.
Back to Your Roots: a Scalp 101
Oily? Dry? Flaky? Scalps can give you more mixed signals than that date who keeps ghosting you. We have done the decoding so you don’t have to!
Are You Having Trouble Reading These Days?
Yeah, Same! Head Over Heels author, Hannah Orenstein, explains how you can get back to books when your brain is...so...tired.
A World for Women
Four delightfully strong-willed women—each a trailblazer—tell us what their ideal world for women would look like in 2021.
A Graphic Realm
Meet five digital collage artists piecing together a kaleidoscope of imagery that doesn’t just make for idiosyncratic artwork for your living room, but also challenges norms, blurs gender boundaries, and asks socially-crucial questions.
5 Minutes With Mary Kom
Boxing heavyweight, Mangte Chungneijang Mary Kom, gets candid about life in and outside the ring, what she is bingewatching currently, and why she would love to have dinner with Jackie Chan.
“My Jewellery Style”
Three accessory enthusiasts, with an eye for eclectic pieces, share their most-coveted jewels with Cosmo.
“Life in 2020 Has Been...Bitterly Gratifying”
Actor Vikrant Massey opens up to Cosmo about all that he’s excited about ATM, his unusual obsession with stationary, and why he almost quit acting.
What Does It Mean to Be Panromantic?
For starters, it’s not the same thing as pansexual.
Pulling the Right Strings
Sitar player Neha Mahajan is living the dream as an artist. She recently got to collaborate with Ricky Martin on his latest album, Pausa—which has now bagged a Grammy nomination. In an exclusive interview with Cosmo, the 30-year-old opens up about the experience, the maestros who inspire her, and the songs she loves to sing in the shower...
5 Minutes with Diana Penty
The actor sits down with Cosmo to talk about all things fashion and beauty, how she can patiently watch grass grow(!), her pet Vicky’s fascination with magazines, and more.
Are You Suffering From Friendship Fade?
The pandemic has taken a toll on our most-trusted support system.
Hot Take: First Dates Should Only Last 57 Minutes
Yes, we are literally asking you to set your phone’s timer. Here’s why...
Wait, When Did Everyone Get So Chill About Lipo?
It’s sort of a big-deal procedure, but suddenly it seems like it’s NBD?
For the Love of Local
Cosmo speaks to five style connoisseurs on their favourite Indian designers, and the pieces by some of these homegrown labels that transcend seasons and trends to be their forever favourites!
At Home with John Legend
We caught up with the singer, political activist, and one half of nstagram’s most-lauded showbiz couple.
LIVING THE GOOD LIFE ALAYA FURNITUREWALA
Her debut film—released earlier this year—turned out to be a success, her revamped social media account is growing by the day, and she was swamped with work even in the lockdown, before getting to indulge in a balmy breather in Dubai at the time of this interview. There has been a lot on the 22-year-old's plate, and she's only raring for more.
the beauty in diversity
At Cosmopolitan India, we have been championing the cause of inclusivity for many years. This month, we turn the spotlight on the select few in the modelling biz, who, through their relentless spirit, are shattering age-old norms of beauty. We present to you five models, with five unique stories, and one common message: that there is no one definition of beauty.
Aditya Roy Kapur Saying It Like It Is!
As you read this interview, Aditya Roy Kapur's latest film, Ludo, is enjoying a great run on Netflix. But even when not basking in the warm glow of success, Aditya is a content man—placidly "going with the flow, and rolling with the punches". In this chat, the actor opens up about having always lived life on his own terms— punctuated with a soupçon of refreshing rebellion every now and then—to stand out, not merely fit in.
The Big Mental Health Reboot
2020 has been quite the year, and times of crisis can take their toll on our minds. Whether you’ve seriously struggled or you’re just feeling out of whack, we’re here to help.
Everything You Need To Know About Intermittent Fasting
Weight-loss experts and nutritionists share their handy tips on how to stick to your fasting routine to get fit and fabulous.
Why Arguing With Your Partner Makes You Feel So Damn Sexy
Blame it on science. No, really!