The season for ESSENCE giveaways continues! In a hard fought battle, the Nokia Lumia 620 was crowned the best value phone by the Mobile Choice Awards.  And on Friday, December 20, at 3 p.m. ET,  the Nokia Lumia 620 (valued at $99.99) could be yours courtesy of Aio Wireless.  Just follow @essencemag on Twitter. And then using hashtag #ESSENCEHoliday, tweet us how long the financial fast from our January 2014 issue lasted.  Only one winner per household.  See rules below for complete details. And if you are looking for last minute ideas for presents, our online ESSENCE Beauty Gift Guide and our December 2013 Holiday Gift Guide has some fantastic suggestions.  


Open only to those who follow @essencemag on Twitter, provided that entrant is a legal U.S. Resident age 18 or older at the time of entry. Limited to one entry per Twitter account. Void where prohibited by law. The 10th person to tweet how long the financial fast from our January 2014 issue lasted article to @essencemag will win one Nokia Lumia 620 which has an approximate retail value of $99.99.  After the winner has been announced on Twitter, the winner must e-mail his or her full name and mailing address along with the response to, or their entry may be disqualified. is not responsible for any damage to computer equipment related to participating in this promotion. Items being distributed are not transferable or redeemable for cash. Consumers who obtain items are responsible for any and all taxes. Promotion begins at 3p.m. ET on December 20, 2013 and ends when giveaway is fulfilled. Only one winner per household. The winner(s) may be required to complete an affidavit of eligibility and waiver of liability before prize(s) can be awarded. Employees of ESSENCE/, Time Inc., or any related companies are not eligible to enter or win. Void where prohibited by law. Twitter is neither a sponsor or co-sponsor of this promotion.

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