Essence Magazine

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Essence Magazine is a magazine for African-American women between the ages of 18-49. It was first published in May of 1970. In 1968, Essence Communications Inc. was founded by Edward Lewis, Clarence O. Smith, Cecil Hollingsworth, and Jonathan Blount. In 2000, Time Inc. purchased 49% ownership of the magazine. In 2005, they purchased the other 51% of the magazine. In January 2018, Essence Communications was purchased by the founder of Sundial Brands (Richelieu Dennis). He also owns the beauty company, Shea Moisture. The company is based in New York City, New York. The magazine has over 1 million subscribers. The current Editor is Vanessa Bush. Essence has won 12 New York Association of Black Journalists awards, winning in multiple categories, including Investigative, General Feature, International, Business/Technology, Science/Health, Arts & Entertainment, Personal Commentary, Public Affairs, and Online.

Essence Magazine is a magazine primary for African-American women. There are various categories and topics included in the magazine. Some topics covered include Celebrity, Fashion, Beauty, Hair, Love, Lifestyle, News, Events, and Shopping. The magazine includes positive stories about embracing who you are and loving yourself. Various celebrities have been on the cover the magazine, including Oprah, Audra McDonald, Barack and Michelle Obama, Halle Berry, Kerry Washington, Naomi Campbell, Janet Jackson, Viola Davis, Jada Pinkett-Smith, Taraji P. Henson, and more.

Subscriptions are available. You can get a one-year subscription for $10. As a new subscriber, you will receive a bonus gift and digital edition of Essence Magazine. Issues are mailed on a monthly basis. It may take 6-8 weeks to receive your first issue. If you would like to cancel Essence Magazine, follow the cancellation instructions that are included on this page. The instructions outline how to effectively cancel your subscription and stop any future issues being mailed to you.

First, get together the following pieces of information, you will need them in order to cancel.
First Name
Last Name
Phone Number
Email Address
Billing Address
ZIP/Postal Code
Reason for Cancellation
Last 4 Digits of Card
Date of Last Charge
Amount of Last Charge
Next, use one of the following contact methods and steps to complete your cancellation.
Cancel by Phone (Live Agent)
  1. Contact customer service at 800-274-9398
  2. Advise the rep that you need to cancel
  3. Give the rep your account info
  4. Be sure to get a confirmation number or email for the cancellation
  5. Be sure to keep the email and/or confirmation info about the cancellation
Company Information
Address 1: 241 37th Street
Address 2: 4th floor
City: Brooklyn
State/Province/Region: NY
Zip/Postal Code: 11232
Country: United States
Phone 1: 800-274-9398
Email 1: [email protected]
Email 2: [email protected]
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Billing Descriptors
A billing descriptor is the description of transactions that appear on your credit card statement. They are meant to help you positively identify your card transactions by including information about the date of each payment and the company from which it was purchased. These descriptors are associated with Essence Magazine
  • CHKCARD TME*SSJ8P9*ESSENCE 855-427-1652 NY
  • Misc. Debit TME*SSJ8P9*ESSENCE 855-427-1652 NY
  • PENDING TME*SSJ8P9*ESSENCE 855-427-1652 NY
  • POS Debit TME*SSJ8P9*ESSENCE 855-427-1652 NY
  • POS PURCH TME*SSJ8P9*ESSENCE 855-427-1652 NY
  • POS PUR TME*SSJ8P9*ESSENCE 855-427-1652 NY
  • PRE-AUTH TME*SSJ8P9*ESSENCE 855-427-1652 NY
  • Visa Check Card TME*SSJ8P9*ESSENCE 855-427-1652 NY MC