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Marc Buckner

The Bachelor SA Season 2’s star is here to make you swoon. Find out why boss babes are ready to risk it all for this adventurous dog lover.

1 min read
Cosmopolitan - South Africa
May 2020

I Tested Positive For The Alzheimer's Gene At 26 Years Old

A DNA testing kit is like a crystal ball, but what if you don’t like what you see?

3 mins read
Cosmopolitan - South Africa
May 2020

Basically No-One Has A 28-Day Menstrual Cycle

Brought to you by: the idea of a ‘normal’ period is a lie

2 mins read
Cosmopolitan - South Africa
May 2020

For Those Times When You're Like, ‘I Love You, But You're Annoying...'

Coupledom can be hard!

5 mins read
Cosmopolitan - South Africa
May 2020

How To Get Sh*t Done

Calling all procrastinators: sometimes getting started on a new project or goal can be the hardest part. Here’s how to stop putting it off and actually press go

5 mins read
Cosmopolitan - South Africa
May 2020

Is Rage Bait Okay?

It has become the new engagement strategy for many brands. Companies bait their followers into engaging with their content around topics that cause outrage. But is this okay? Social -media strategists Talya Goldberg and Jabulile Dlamini -Qwesha share their views.

2 mins read
Cosmopolitan - South Africa
May 2020

Is Cardio A Scam? And 7 Other Not-stupid Questions About Fitness Things

Thanks for calling 0800 -WTF- Is -This

3 mins read
Cosmopolitan - South Africa
May 2020

Hold The Phone

Zozibini Tunzi is here to remind you all to Take. Up. Space. She’s rewriting the pageantry rulebook, and she wants you to join in (in a bath, wearing sparkly boots, because that’s just how we roll).

10 mins read
Cosmopolitan - South Africa
May 2020

How To Tell It Like It Is *And Finally Get A Promotion*

Receiving constructive criticism on your work can be terrifying. But do it right and it can be a career game-changer.

5 mins read
Cosmopolitan - South Africa
May 2020

What Makes A Compulsive Liar?

We all do it. Tell those lit t le white lies to ourselves, and others. But what about those for whom lying is a way of life? Catriona Harvey-Jenner investigates the rise of a new kind of scammer.

10 mins read
Cosmopolitan - South Africa
May 2020

This Club Drug Cured My Depression

Twenty-year-old Samantha Belloso was desperate – three antidepressants had already failed her. Then she found ketamine. This is what happened next

4 mins read
Cosmopolitan - South Africa
April 2020

#Tresquad NYFW A/W 2020 Hair Report

Dying for some autumn/winter hair inspo? Tresemmé global stylist Justine Marjan breaks down exactly how to recreate this runway lewks at home. FYI, Justine has several Kardashians on her client list, so you best take note.

2 mins read
Cosmopolitan - South Africa
April 2020

The Year Of Tik-Tok

They all started out in the same way – it was just for fun. Now, they’re the three most followed girls in South Africa on TikTok. With more than three million followers between them and cash in their pockets, Chané Grobler, Witney Ramabulana and Kelly Ernstzen are making their mark on China’s breakout social-media platform. But how did they get here and WTF is TikTok all about, anyway? COSMO digital director Jaime Waddington finds out.

9 mins read
Cosmopolitan - South Africa
April 2020

Is The Youtube Beauty Community Cancelled?

Shamed and stripped of their followings and sponsorship deals – what does it feel like to survive a career ‘cancellation’? Laura Capon opens up the murky world of YouTube beauty celebrities to find out

10+ mins read
Cosmopolitan - South Africa
April 2020

Here's How Celebs Pull Off Those Super-Secret Weddings

A lot of lying and a lot of cash!

4 mins read
Cosmopolitan - South Africa
April 2020

Why The Whole Bridesmaid Thing Needs To Die

Being able to actually party > being in the wedding party

2 mins read
Cosmopolitan - South Africa
March 2020

Guys, Please Stop Making Food Resolutions

Three diets you’re considering RN and why they’re dumb

2 mins read
Cosmopolitan - South Africa
March 2020

The Myth Of Male Birth Control

It’s been ‘10 years away’ for the past 50 years. Are we just getting conned?

7 mins read
Cosmopolitan - South Africa
March 2020

The sober revolution

Alcohol has fading appeal for younger generations, and the sober- curious movement is gaining momentum. Gen Zers are drinking over 20% less per capita than Millennials — who drank less than baby boomers and Gen Xers — did at the same age.

5 mins read
Cosmopolitan - South Africa
March 2020

Plant Power

What’s the deal with all these CBD products we keep seeing everywhere? Here’s what they are, what they do, and how to *safely* incorporate them into your life

4 mins read
Cosmopolitan - South Africa
March 2020

on PEARL THUSI IS top OF THE WORLD

The 31-year-old is owning her power as the lead in Africa’s first-ever Netflix Original series. Here she talks to COSMO deputy editor Noxolo Mafu about creating a ground-breaking and inclusive entertainment industry.

7 mins read
Cosmopolitan - South Africa
March 2020

Blue balls aren't real, you're welcome!

Honestly, they’re not a thing, they never have been, so don’t fall for this ‘you owe me an orgasm’ BS, because you don’t. The end.

2 mins read
Cosmopolitan - South Africa
March 2020

Ask Zipho

COSMO’s senior beauty editor Zipho Ntloko breaks down this month’s most -hyped K-beauty products and trends

1 min read
Cosmopolitan - South Africa
March 2020

The New Dry January

You probably think your drinking is pretty moderate-ish – a glass or two of red after a long day, a few cocktails to pregame a first date, a series of tequila shots after an awkward Tinder meet-up leaves you begging the bartender for some liquid aid.

3 mins read
Cosmopolitan - South Africa
January-February 2020

Why Is Oral Sex Something Only Older Men Do?

A trend we would all very much like to stop, please and thank you

4 mins read
Cosmopolitan - South Africa
January-February 2020

Why Are Young Women's Bodies Falling Apart?

Hair falling out. Skin flaring up. How did the most beauty-obsessed generation wind up feeling anything but beautiful?

8 mins read
Cosmopolitan - South Africa
January-February 2020

Normani - Is The Name

After bringing the world to a standstill with one music video, the 23-year-old breath of fresh air is ready to make what’s old new again – including the era of the bona fide pop princess

7 mins read
Cosmopolitan - South Africa
January-February 2020

Is Squirting Actually Just Pee?

Asking for a friend

3 mins read
Cosmopolitan - South Africa
January-February 2020

But Is She Right?

An increase in bi-curious women sleeping with each other behind their boyfriends’ backs has blurred the fidelity lines. But who is it really hurting? Olivia Edwardes investigates

6 mins read
Cosmopolitan - South Africa
January-February 2020

What It 's Like To Date A Guy Who Lives At Home

This house - that ’s -not -his -house is cute, though

2 mins read
Cosmopolitan - South Africa
December 2019

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