What's New

Upgraded and optimized for iOS 10 so you can continue to enjoy reading Essence on your iPad or iPhone.

App Description

Experience ESSENCE magazine on the iPad and iPhone!

ESSENCE is the premiere lifestyle, fashion and beauty magazine for African-American women. With the iPad edition, you can experience the fierce, fun and fabulous features you love, wherever you go.

Download our free app today, select the issue for purchase or subscribe and save 50% off the single copy price! If you currently subscribe to ESSENCE magazine, you can access the iPad edition FREE by signing up through the app.

Essence Magazine Subscriptions Available:
1-month subscription - $1.99 (automatically renewed until canceled)
1-year subscription - $17.99 (automatically renewed until canceled)
Single issue - $3.99 (non-subscription)

Your subscription will be charged to your iTunes account at confirmation of purchase and will automatically renew unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of your current period. Your iTunes account will automatically be charged at the same price for renewal, as stated above, within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period.

Current subscribers may not be canceled during the active subscription period, but you can manage your subscription and/or turn off auto-renewal by visiting your iTunes Account Settings after purchase.

NOTE: WHEN PURCHASING A SUBSCRIPTION OR SINGLE-COPY OF THIS TITLE, YOU AGREE TO THE PRIVACY POLICY AND TERMS OF SERVICE WHICH CAN BE VIEWED BY GOING TO: https://subscription.timeinc.com/storefront/privacy/essence/generic_privacy_new.html?dnp-source=M https://subscription.timeinc.com/storefront/privacy/essence/privacy_terms_service.html

The ESSENCE app has been updated! Download the NEW and IMPROVED ESSENCE app with features that allow for a better reading experience, retina display, and bookmarking capabilities!

CURRENT APP USERS (iOS 5): Once you install the latest version of the ESSENCE Magazine app, the ESSENCE icon on your iPad will disappear - you'll now find ESSENCE in your Newsstand folder. Tap the image of our cover to access and read the latest issue in your library. If you choose not to install the latest version, the ESSENCE icon will remain on your device and the app will remain accessible through it.

iPhone Screenshots

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iPad Screenshots

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App Changes

  • September 19, 2013 Initial release
  • September 16, 2014 New version 31.3.9
  • November 03, 2014 New version 32.2.3
  • February 19, 2015 New version 32.42.3
  • December 17, 2015 New version 32.57.2
  • November 08, 2016 New version 32.57.5