CATEGORIES

Can You Really Get Rid Of Stretch Marks?

TBH, we’re fans of keeping ’em, but here’s what to know either way.

2 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
September 2019

The Future Is Podcast

In the fast-paced world of content, female-led podcasts are having their moment now. We caught up with women who are spearheading the change, one episode at a time. Tune in!

3 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
September 2019

“During Anne's Time, ‘Lesbian' Was Not An Identity Category...”

Cosmo’s monthly columnist on how Anne Lister, a businesswoman in the UK, re-defined female sexuality and identity—breaking norms, refusing to conform, and even having a lesbian ‘wedding’ more than a century before it was legalised.

3 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
September 2019

Capturing The Rainbow...

...through the lens of some prolific Indian photographers who work extensively with the LGBTQIA+ community in the country

3 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
September 2019

What's Keeping Katrina Kaif Busy Right Now!

Cosmo catches up with the new brand ambassador of Reebok India on the envious #BodyGoals she keeps setting, the beauty hacks she swears by, what she’s most excited about ATM, and more.

4 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
August 2019

“It's An Exciting Time For Women In Bollywood.”

Tara Sutaria may be just one film old—in May, this year, she debuted with Student Of The Year 2—but she has the wisdom, self-assurance, and poise of a seasoned actor. It could be attributed to the fact that she has spent most of her life disciplining different forms of music, dance, and theatre. As we get to know the new belle in town, Tara talks passionately about her art, the archaic concept of pitting women against women, her definition of success, and more.

8 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
August 2019

Does The SPF In Your Make-up Really Count?

Nope! Here’s why your timesaving trick isn’t quite as awesome as you think.

1 min read
Cosmopolitan India
August 2019

The Future Of Cheating!

Between 3D-sex chat rooms and incognito messaging apps, sneaking around is getting a whole lot sneakier.

3 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
August 2019

How To Role Play When You Can't Act

Become the Meryl Streep of your bedroom in seven easy steps!

3 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
August 2019

Top 7 Positive Thinking Myths Busted

Maybe always looking at the bright side isn’t the best way to go. Girls, this is an eye-opener.

8 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
August 2019

How To Speak Up For Yourself!

Overworked? Underpaid? And at risk of burnout? Here’s how to stand up for your rights (without getting fired).

5 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
August 2019

Dear Facebook, Stop Showing Me Photos Of My Ex!

Your algorithm is smart enough to know I dumped him, so...?

2 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
August 2019

Maria

From The Book Of Love Stories comes this short story about a forlorn man, his toxic ex, and a stranger he meets at a bar.

3 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
August 2019

The Curious Case Of Dutee Chand

Dutee Chand has no regrets. She’s one of India’s finest athletes, who has overcome many odds to be the woman she is today—not just a champion on track, but also full of grit outside it. In May, this year, the ace sprinter also became the first Indian sportsperson to openly declare that she’s in a same-sex relationship. In an exclusive interview with Cosmopolitan, Dutee opens up about her humble beginnings, her journey as an athlete, her coming-out story, and more.

8 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
July 2019

The Best Love Advice From Relationship Experts

Your cheat sheet to the perfect relationship? Maybe not, but it’s a start!

4 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
July 2019

The Robotic Wars

For decades, mankind has feared the day technology becomes cleverer than us. Now it's here, and we were too busy trying to sync our Sonos to notice. Welcome to The Big Techover...

5 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
July 2019

Getting Help Does Not Make You Weak

It’s time you took the taboo of talking about mental health by its horns! Alix Hodge shares her own inspirational story so you can speak up and seek help!

5 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
July 2019

5 Sex Dreams Decoded

Tomorrow-you was NOT prepared for such a bizzare bone sesh tonight!

2 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
July 2019

How To Go On A Semi-Digital Detox

Don’t panic, we’re not asking you to ditch your phone altogether...just take a break from it. Here’s your guide to semi-digital detoxing.

4 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
July 2019

“I'VE NEVER WANTED TO BE AN ‘IT' GIRL.”

Huma Qureshi is the current toast of the town. It has been a phenomenal year for her—Huma’s Netflix debut Leila has garnered much applause from all corners, and she has a prestigious Hollywood project in the pipeline. But our cover star has much more pressing issues to discuss...like the lack of female talent working behind the scenes in Bollywood, why young women should focus on developing a personality (and not just their looks), and the ‘size’ debate that refuses to die down.

7 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
July 2019

“ALL WE DESIRE IS THE SAME RIGHTS AS EVERYONE ELSE”

A real life account of a lesbian woman on the discrimination and casual bigotry people in same sex relationships have to face—the denial of rights to marriage, adoption, surrogacy and more.

4 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
July 2019

Is Nudism The New Normal?

Not sleazy anymore...as Joshua Joynes discovers, nudism is making a comeback-----and for some good reasons.

4 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
July 2019

Do Hair Growth Vitamins Really Work?

Or is your best friend’s cousin’s school friend pulling one on you?

2 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
July 2019

Ananya Panday: “I Am Terrified Of Rejection...”

Ananya Panday is full of contradictions—she’s strong one minute and vulnerable the next. But then again, she’s just 20! This year has already been a rewarding one for her...she’s just made her debut with Student Of The Year 2, has a new film in the pipeline, and bagged two mega endorsements. As we get to know the new kid on the block, Ananya lets us in on her life, a cause she feels strongly about, and the people she regularly stalks on Instagram.

7 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
June 2019

Why Seduction Isn't A Dirty Word

In times of instant gratification, the lines between seduction and harassment are blurring fast. We help you differentiate, and re-discover the joys of true seduction.

3 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
June 2019

The Question Of Male Sexuality

Raqeeb Raza is a storyteller with a purpose, an Instagrammer with a cause. Introducing body positivity in the Indian male domain, through a delightful visual odyssey, he’s helping dismantle the toxic stereotypes around manhood and sexuality, one photograph at a time.

3 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
June 2019

Your Official Guide To Cancelling Plans

Home is where your heart (and sweatpants and Netflix) is.

2 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
June 2019

How Much Chemical Are You Eating?

In our new world of plastic-free living and organic everything, you’d think our food and favourite products would be free of chemical compounds. Think again...

4 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
June 2019

Are You Always Waiting For Something Bad To Happen?

‘Everything in my life is great...so when is something bad going to happen?’ Shari Nementzik finds out why she (and a lot of us!) always assume the worst.

4 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
June 2019

“Do Lesbian Women Have ‘Real Sex'?”

And other questions our outspoken, lesbian Cosmo columnist has been asked. Here, she talks about the kind of scrutiny people in same-sex relationships face from the blissfully ignorant.

5 mins read
Cosmopolitan India
June 2019