Magazine Sweepstakes & Contests: Quick and Easy Guide to Entering

An easy way to find the contests magazines hold every month.

Every month, new magazine sweepstakes offer prizes like jewelry and cosmetics, housewares, or vacations. While many magazine sweepstakes can be found on my regular sweepstakes lists, there are far too many to list every month. To check for more sweepstakes you can enter, visit the websites of these popular magazines, which run new giveaways regularly.

Have I overlooked your favorite magazine sweepstakes site? Email me and I'll consider adding it. To qualify, it's got to be a magazine's website which has a dedicated page where you can find their sweepstakes and has sweepstakes running at any given time.

Does Anyone Win Magazine Sweepstakes?

People do win magazine sweepstakes. The prizes offered by magazines like Elle, Redbook, and more really are awarded. In fact, I've won from Woman's Day, Redbook, Jane, and many other magazines throughout my years of entering sweepstakes.

Magazine sweepstakes are generally legitimate, although as with any other big company, it's possible for scammers to misuse their good names. If you ever see sweepstakes claiming to be from a magazine that seems suspicious, read my article about How to Identify Fraudulent Sweepstakes to learn how to investigate it further.

So Why Don't I Hear about More People Winning Magazine Sweepstakes?

Magazines generally have a huge number of people subscribing to them or reading their articles online. So while people are winning them, so many are entering that it's likely that the people you know are not being chosen as the winners. The odds of winning can be low.

So feel free to enter sweepstakes from the magazines I've listed below. But make sure that your sweepstakes mix includes some giveaways with better odds as well.

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BHG Sweepstakes

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Better Homes and Gardens, also known as BHG, is a home magazine published by Meredith Corporation. Better Homes and Garden's topics include recipes, decorating advice, gardening tips, and more. BHG Sweepstakes often include vacations, cash prizes, creative presentations, and home decor, among other types of prizes. More

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Cosmopolitan Magazine Sweepstakes

Cosmopolitan Magazine is a woman's magazine published by the Hearst Beauty & Fashion Network. Cosmo's topics include sex and dating advice, fashion tips, celebrity gossip, and quizzes about how to improve relationships. Cosmopolitan's sweepstakes offer prizes like trips to fashion shows, jewelry and cosmetics, romantic vacations, and more. More

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Elle Magazine Sweepstakes

Elle Magazine is a part of the HFMUS Women's Network and is owned by Hachette Filipacchi Media. Elle is a fashion and glamour magazine, and most of its sweepstakes reflect this theme. Prizes often include designer clothing and accessories, jewelry, skincare, and beauty supplies. More

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ElleGirl Magazine Sweepstakes

Like Elle, ElleGirl Magazine is a part of the HFMUS Women's Network and is owned by Hachette Filipacchi Media. It is tailored for a younger audience, with articles and information intended for older teens.

ElleGirl Magazine's sweepstakes prizes are similarly geared for younger winners, and may include juniors designs, prom dresses, etc. as well as jewelry, skincare, and beauty aids. The sweepstakes are often open to entrants aged 13 and above, although they generally do not have an upper age limit cap. More

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Fit Pregnancy Magazine Sweepstakes

Fit Pregnancy Magazine is published by Weider Publications, LLC, a subsidiary of American Media, Inc., who also publishes Shape, Men's Fitness, and more. Fit Pregnancy's focus is on tips and advice for pregnant women and new parents. Fit Pregnancy's sweepstakes include giveaways for free baby products like diapers, strollers, popular baby registry items, pampering items for mom, and more. More

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Fitness Magazine Sweepstakes

Fitness Magazine, published by Meredith Corporation, is a fitness and health magazine. Topics include healthy recipes, workout tips, weight loss advice, and health and beauty articles. Fitness Magazine's sweepstakes run toward fitness equipment, workout DVDs, creative presentations, and more. More

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Glamour Magazine Sweepstakes

Glamour Magazine is a fashion magazine which is part of the Conde Nast family. The magazine's topics include fashion and beauty, love life, weddings, and health and fitness articles.

Glamour Magazine sweepstakes include prizes like vacations, designer fashion and accessories, jewelry, consumer electronics, and more. Most are open to US residents aged 18 and above, and allow daily entry for 1-2 months. Be sure to read the rules for each individual sweepstakes for details. More

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Good Housekeeping Sweepstakes

Good Housekeeping is a member of the Hearst Women's Network, and the magazine features topics like recipes and entertaining, diet and health, family and pets, etc. Good Housekeeping sweepstakes feature related prizes like vacations, furniture, cookbooks and cookware, diet tools, and more. More

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InTouch Weekly Magazine Sweepstakes

InTouch Weekly is a weekly woman's magazine from Bauer Publishing. The magazine's topics include celebrity news and gossip, fashion and weight loss tips, and lifestyle articles. The prizes in InTouch Weekly's sweepstakes usually include jewelry and cosmetics, celebrity gift bags, movies on DVD and Blu-Ray, and more. More

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Marie Claire Magazine Sweepstakes

Marie Claire is a women's fashion magazine produced by Hearst Magazine. Article topics include fashion, hair and beauty, lifestyle, celebrity gossip, and financial advice. Sweepstakes prizes often include trips to meet Marie Claire staffers, designer fashion and accessories, cash, and more. More

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O Magazine Sweepstakes

O Magazine, also known as Oprah Magazine, is produced by Oprah Winfrey and Hearst. The magazine usually focuses on household tips, health and dietary advice, shopping tips, and more. O Magazine's sweepstakes often include makeup and cosmetics featured in the magazine as well as other prizes like vacations and cash. More

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Parents Magazine Sweepstakes

Parents Magazine is a child care magazine published by the Meredith Corporation. The magazine's articles include topics like choosing a baby's name, food for kids, and childcare tips for various age groups. Parents Magazine Sweepstakes are usually tailored to their core audience, with prizes like nursery furniture and bedding sets, toys, baby carriages, and more. More

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PointClickHome Magazine Sweepstakes

PointClickHome Magazine is a part of the HFMUS Women's Network from Hachette Filipacchi Media. The magazine features articles on keeping a home and entertaining, including remodeling tips, recipes, ideas on decorating your home, and more.

PointClickHome Magazine Sweepstakes often include prizes like household decor, consumer electronics, coffee table books, indoor gardening prizes, and more. You can also visit the PointClickHome Magazine Sweepstakes Winners' List page to see if you've won. More

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Reader's Digest Sweepstakes

Reader's Digest produces monthly magazines with articles about health, local heroes, handyman advice, and more. Reader's Digest Sweepstakes usually offer prizes of cash, grocery store gift cards, and more. They also offer several large prizes as part of creative presentations. More

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Redbook Sweepstakes

Redbook is a woman's lifestyle magazine from Hearst's Women's Network. Redbook's articles cover love advice, beauty and fashion coverage, tips for raising kids, and career and financial advice. Redbook Magazine's sweepstakes offer prizes like jewelry, vacations, cover looks, skincare, and more. More

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Seventeen Magazine Sweepstakes

Seventeen is a magazine designed for older teens from Hearst Media. Article topics include makeup, hair, and beauty tips, dating and love advice, college lifestyle, and more.

Typical prizes from Seventeen Magazine sweepstakes include prom dresses, cash, laptops and iPods, and other related items. Most Seventeen sweepstakes are open to US females between the ages of 13 and 29, but you should read the rules for each individual sweepstakes for eligibility. More

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Shape Magazine Sweepstakes

Shape Magazine is a heath and fitness magazine published by The American Media, Inc. Fitness and Health Network. Articles include advice on healthy eating, dieting, safe and effective workouts, etc. Common prizes in Shape Magazine's sweepstakes include fitness equipment, beauty supplies and cosmetics, and jewelry. More

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Woman's Day Sweepstakes

Woman's Day Magazine is a women's lifestyle publication from the HFMUS Women's Network. Common article topics include recipes, home decorating and organization, stress and diet advice, and beauty and style tips. Woman's Day Sweepstakes include prizes like vacations, household appliances, toys, jewelry and designer clothing, and more. More

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Woman's World Sweepstakes

Woman's World is a weekly magazine which focuses on issues like diet and weight loss, home and garden, and beauty tips. Woman's World Sweepstakes allow you to log into their site and then enter multiple sweepstakes with just a few clicks. Typical prizes include housewares and home decorations, jewelry and fashion prizes, small appliances, etc. More

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All HFMUS Sweepstakes

Visit this page to find all of the sweepstakes offered by magazines in the HFMUS network, including Woman's Day, Elle, PointClickHome, and more. More

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