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Cosmopolitan UK

Cosmopolitan UK October 2019

Cosmopolitan Magazine celebrates fun, glamour and a passion for life. Inspiring young women to be the best they can be with everything from high street fashion must-haves and stunning make-up tips, career news, sex and relationship advice, as well as intimate interviews with your favourite celebs! It's gutsy, intimate and most importantly honest about issues affecting women.

Country:
United Kingdom
Language:
English
Publisher:
Hearst Magazines UK
Frequency:
Monthly
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12 Issues

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2 min.
from the editor

Somewhere in between Spice Girls photos and quad vods at Liverpool University’s SU, there was one thing I spent my precious money on – bras. I despised the measly A-cup I was endowed with and would trudge around department stores in search of push-up structures that could magic a cleavage out of a piece of A4 paper. Years of self-loathing went by, envying friends as they squeezed into low-cut tops. I feigned sympathy when they moaned about clothes not fitting, industrial bra straps and the dreaded summer underboob sweat. For me, it was the equivalent of someone complaining about how badly they’d done in an exam when, really, they knew they’d get an A*. However, as I entered my twenties and the fog of teenage insecurity started to lift, I realised they’d…

1 min.
this month at cosmopolitan

MAIN PORTRAIT PHOTOGRAPHS ANTONIO PETRONZIO. HAIR AND MAKE-UP CAMILLA AKEHURST, USING FENTY BEAUTYAND AVEDA; NIKI MARK, USING WESTMAN ATELIER, SARAH CHAPMAN AND MOROCCANOIL, BOTH AT LHA REPRESENTS.STAY TUNED FOR MORE DETAILS ON OUR SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME 2020…

1 min.
all about charli xcx

It’s been five years since Charlotte Aitchison, AKA Charli XCX, put out an album, but she’s been anything but quiet. In that time, the queen of party-girl pop has released two mix tapes, a bunch of singles and even supported Taylor Swift on tour. But now she’s back with a 15-track album, Charli,* packed full of collaborations with the likes of Troye Sivan, Haim and Lizzo. Expect catchy hooks, weird samples and choruses you’ll want to yell at the top of your lungs. Better yet? She’s on tour this autumn. It’s good to have you back, Charli. *CHARLI IS RELEASED ON 13TH SEPTEMBER…

2 min.
the sci-fi cheat sheet

GLITCH WHAT’S IT ABOUT? Paranormal series set in the town of Yoorana in Australia. Police officer James Hayes (Patrick Brammall) gets called to the town cemetery at night when seven people from different times in history have risen from the dead – in perfect health. None have any recollection of what happened, but all are somehow connected and they try to figure out how. WHO’S IN IT? Patrick Brammall, Emma Booth, Genevieve O’Reilly. IT’S A BIT LIKE: An award-winning Aussie version of The Returned, complete with bushrangers and diggers. THE UMBRELLA ACADEMY WHAT’S IT ABOUT? Seven super-powered orphans, raised by the same adoptive father, reunite when he dies, but must put their childhood traumas aside to help prevent a global apocalypse. WHO’S IN IT? Ellen Page, Robert Sheehan and, bizarrely, Mary J Blige, who plays a time-travelling assassin. IT’S A BIT LIKE: X-Men…

3 min.
fab reads

Grooming guru JONATHAN VAN NESS Over The Top: My Story, out 24th September HIS SIGNATURE MOVE: Mostly shaving off incredibly ugly beards in the nicest possible way. THE BOOK: Who gave Jonathan Van Ness permission to be the radiant human he is today? No one, honey. In this book, he lifts the lid on what it was like to be so OTT in the small Midwestern town where he grew up. SAMPLE WISDOM: “People are all layered – good and bad, filled with joy and sorrow. The key is being grounded in your relationship you have with yourself. Basing my worth in how I treat myself despite how others treat me has been the key to my success – and I want that for you, too.” Kitchen cutie ANTONI POROWSKI Antoni In The Kitchen, out 19th September HIS SIGNATURE…

2 min.
the true story of the nyc hustlers

1 Seventeen-year-old part-time stripper Roselyn “Rosie” Keo (portrayed by Constance Wu) moves to Manhattan, New York, in pursuit of more cash and the chance to turn stripping into a full-time, lucrative job. Everyone tells her the big city has the best rates – how could she resist? 2 At the appropriately named Hustler Club, under the tutelage of mother-hen Samantha Foxx (Lopez), Rosie starts entertaining finance bros from Wall Street – some of whom splurge $300k on dances in a week. 3 Rosie quits stripping when she finds out she’s pregnant with her on-off boyfriend’s baby. But two years later, during a relationship rough patch, she finds herself drawn back to the club… 4 Upon her return, Rosie finds that Hustler and stripping have totally changed. Post-financial crisis, the clients have less money…