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Subscription Length: 1 year

Product Description

Cosmopolitan is the lifestylist and cheerleader for millions of fun, fearless females. Cosmo inspires with information on relationships and romance, fashion and beauty, women’s health and well-being, as well as pop culture and entertainment.

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Who Reads Cosmopolitan?
The largest selling young women’s magazine in the world, Cosmopolitan is famous for its upbeat style, focus on the young career woman and candid discussion of contemporary male/female relationships. Cosmopolitan is the magazine for millions of fun, fearless females who want to be the best they can be in every area of their lives.

What You Can Expect in Each Issue:

  • COVER STORIES:The feature articles on celebrities, relationships, sex, fashion, beauty and health.
  • COSMO NEWS:Hot Sheet: Everything buzz-worthy, Celebrity feature article, tips on relationships, Beauty Steakout...
  • MAN MANUAL:The Man Report, Guy Spy, Guy Without Hist Shirt, Cosmo for Your Guy, Man on Fire...
  • COMSO LOOK:Beauty News, Hair, beauty tips, Beauty Q&A...
  • FUN FEARLESS FASHION:Things To Crave Right Now, How To..
  • LOVE AND LUST:Couples, sex, love, relationships, Ask Him Anything, Bedroom Blog...
  • REAL-LIFE READS:The Cosmo Post – amazing true tales...
  • YOU, YOU, YOU:Cosmo Commandments, Connecting, Bitch It Out...
  • FASHION AND BEAUTY:The best in fashion and beauty
  • WEEKEND:What to Do, You and Him, Living...
  • HEALTH CHECK:Cosmo Gyno, Your Body...
  • REGULAR FEATURES:Cosmo Extras, From the Editor, Confessions, Guy Confessions, Bedside Astrologer, Red-Hot Read, Shopping Information, Cosmo Quiz...

Magazine Layout:
Cosmopolitan is visually fun. Article layouts are aesthetically pleasing, with hip and stylish photography to support the written word.

Cosmopolitan Editor-in-Chief Kate White began her career in the magazine business by winning Glamour Magazine’s Top Ten College Women contest and appearing on the cover. She was an editorial assistant at Glamour and later became a feature writer and columnist for the magazine. She went on to hold key jobs at several national magazines, and eventually was named editor-in-chief of Child and then later Working Woman and McCall’s. Before joining Cosmo, she served as editor-in-chief of Redbook for four years. White is the New York Times best-selling author of the Bailey Weggins murder mystery series for Warner Books. She is also the author of the bestselling career book Why Good Girls Don’t Get Ahead but Gutsy Girls Do.

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Comparisons to Other Magazines:
Cosmopolitan has well-rounded editorial content, with 33% of its articles focusing on relationships and romance. It inspires with information on relationship and romance, the best in fashion and beauty, the latest on women’s health and well-being as well as what’s happening in pop culture and entertainment… and just about everything else fun, fearless females want to know about.

Cosmo advertising is targeting to meet the needs of our Fun Fearless Female readers and covers categories such as apparel, hair care, cosmetics, fragrance, skin care, electronics, and medication.

Product Details

Subscription Length: 1 year
  • Format: Magazine
  • Shipping: Currently, item can be shipped only within the U.S.
  • Publisher: Hearst Magazines
  • Average Customer Review: 3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (658 customer reviews)
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79 of 90 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Cutting Corners Causing A Decline in Total Quality August 3, 2007
Subscription Term Name:1 year
This was my "first" grown-up girl magazine and I still share a fondness for it and usually buy it at least three or four times a year. My guess is in order to keep the cover price down, the mag is trying to cut corners on other importent areas like--paper quality. The magazine is printed on a lower quality paper than most--decreasing its' durability and readability. Also, let's face it--some of the writing is just not up to the same level of many competing magazines. The articles seem repetitive, simple-minded and without a lot of useful information. Let's hope the "old gal" gets a quality "face-lift" and soon.
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122 of 143 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars All Style, No Substance November 16, 2008
Subscription Term Name:1 year|Verified Purchase
After casually flipping through Cosmo while waiting in line at the grocery store when I was in college, I finally decided to subscribe, and boy did I regret it. I was hoping to enjoy Cosmo as my monthly guilty pleasure, but what I got was an incredibly banal reading experience. The fashion, hair, and skin tips are not bad, but similar advice can easily be found in several better magazines.

Cosmo however, became a cultural staple because of the promise of its cover teasers. Yet, for anyone over the age of 16, the articles that these teaser headlines offer are uninformative and generally useless. By the third month of my subscription I realized that if you read one issue of Cosmo, you really don't need to read another one. They are all the same! Cosmo masquerades as an empowering lifestyle magazine for fashionable women in their 20s, but as a woman in that demographic, I found this magazine to be a colossal bore of recycled (not to mention really prosaic) sex-tips and retrograde advice that will set women back a good forty years. Needless to say, I did not renew my subscription. Currently, I subscribe to Glamour, Marie Claire, and m Elle and I am more satisfied with the overall content of these magazines.
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54 of 65 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars it's the same thing every month... April 24, 2007
By Jess
Subscription Term Name:1 year
If you've read one "Cosmo", you've read them all. Do yourself a favor and check out "Glamour" and "Self" - you'll walk away happy, inspired, and hunting down the mailman for the next month's issue.
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56 of 70 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Gets delivered AFTER it hits shelves.. July 21, 2008
Subscription Term Name:1 year
My girlfriend loves Cosmopolitan, so as a present I bought her a subscription to the magazine. The magazine itself is good and entertaining, but I'm very disappointed by the fact that both times I ordered it (once from Amazon, once direct from their website) it arrived via mail up to a couple of weeks after it had already hit grocery store shelves. I would expect that if you order a subscription you'd be able to get the magazine before, or at least at the same time that it hits store shelves. Like I said, my girlfriend loves reading Cosmo, but I just can't recommend a magazine which might arrive so late regularly for you, as it does for me.
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7 of 7 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars for younger women February 6, 2010
By ang
Subscription Term Name:1 year
I like fashion and beauty magazines since it's a light and easy read. And I used to like this magazine. When I was younger. However, I am 30 now and whenever I pick up a copy...I feel stupider after I read it. Soooo much sex and stupid "love" advice. Things they say men want which often they don't, or things you should do to "get them". I am past the days where I want to try swinging from a chandelier, past the days where I want to play games with the guys I meet, and past the days of trying to be something I'm not. Be warned, this does not seem like a "be yourself" magazine. It seems like the "be the woman you think he wants you to be" magazine.
However, I like the fashion and beauty sections and luckily know myself well enough to separate the useful from the BS in this magazine.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars Ready to Cancel December 13, 2015
By jm
Subscription Term Name:4 month auto-renewal|Verified Purchase
I want to cancel this, but cannot get the information to do so ....

These magazines are nothing but ads anymore. There is no substance (even frivolous substance that Cosmo is known for) which is a waste.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars If you're over 30, this is not the magazine for you! February 5, 2010
Subscription Term Name:1 year
Purchased this magazine because I was buying a different magazine for a gift, and this was cheap. Apparently, I am no longer a member of the Cosmo audience. As a married, 34-year old mother of 2, articles about wild and crazy sex in his office with his secretary watching and my bra as handcuffs...no longer appeal to me. I guess its my fault for purchasing and forgetting that my sex life consists of quickies on the couch trying to ignore the dog, who is watching! Almost the entire magazine revolves around sex. Along with trying to hide the sex articles from my daughter's view, I also have to watch the half naked men sprawled throughout the magazine. I know that may not be a negative to some subscribers! In addition, there is not really enough beauty and fashion articles. Apparently, I'm just out of touch. Regardless if you are over 30, don't make the same mistake I did.
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17 of 21 people found the following review helpful
1.0 out of 5 stars All Fluff, All the Time February 20, 2009
By R. Song
Subscription Term Name:1 year
THere is no new material in this magazine. None. If you watch the cover teasers, you will notice they repeat every few months. Old articles are rewritten with new cover teasers. There are more advertisements than articles. You might see 2-3 articles a year that actually have some substance. Cosmo fashion is [.......] at best - Marie Claire would give you better advice for that. Any health tips cosmo gives are outdated and obvious. Despite what the cover says, don't believe that you will any new sex advice either - Cosmo sensationalizes the obvious. The best thing to do before buying any magazine subscription is to purchase a single copy to see if you like it. Many libraries have magazines too, browse through the shelves for free - I've even found new magazines I've liked that way.
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Why I never received the magzine after I bought it in Sep???
I have subscribed for cosmopolitan and Veranda and received only 2 issues a year. Its a rip
Off. I dont know how to complain about the issue or contact the seller?
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