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How To Enter

Instagram

Post a photo showing us your back to school make-up look or a photo of your Target Haul that includes essence with the hashtags #essenceAtTarget and #sweeps.

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Facebook

Visit the Essence Makeup page on Facebook, find the post about the Sweepstakes and post in the comment section a photo showing us your back to school make-up look or a photo of your Target Haul that includes essence.

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Snapchat

Follow Essence Makeup on Snapchat, then visit an eligible Target location, find the Essence Makeup filter, take a photo showing your essence purchase or with you and the Essence Makeup display in the background, then snap it to @essencemakeup. See below for a list of eligible Target locations:

Snapchat Locations

Redlands

San Diego Mission Valley

Burbank

Glendale

Past Snapchat Locations

Phoenix, AZ

Tucson, AZ

San Antonio, TX

Brooklyn, NY

College Point, NY

Clifton, NJ

Miami, FL

Chicago, IL

St. Paul, MN

Minneapolis, MN

Official Rules

ELIGIBILITY

The Facebook and Instagram Entry Methods for the Essence Megahaul Sweepstakes (“Sweepstakes”) are open to legal residents of fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, who are at least 18 years of age or age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence, whichever is greater.

The Snapchat Entry Method is open to legal residents of fifty (50) United States and the District of Columbia, who are at least 18 years of age or age of majority in his/her jurisdiction of residence, whichever is greater, who reside within a seventy-five (75) mile radius of an eligible Target location (see below for complete details).

Employees of Cosnova, Inc. (“Sponsor”), its parent, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising and promotion agencies, and members of their immediate family (spouse, parent, children, siblings and their respective spouses, regardless of where they reside) and persons living in the same household, whether or not related, are not eligible. Void where prohibited. Sweepstakes is subject to all applicable federal, provincial, state and local laws.

SWEEPSTAKES PERIOD

: The Sweepstakes will begin on July 20, 2016 and end at 5:00 p.m. ET on September 5, 2016 (“Sweepstakes Period”).

HOW TO ENTER

During the Sweepstakes Period, there are three (3) ways to enter (each, an “Entry Method). Note that following the end of the Sweepstakes Period, a separate drawing will be conducted for each Entry Method from among entries received for that Entry Method (as more fully described below).

1) Facebook: Visit the Essence Makeup page on Facebook, find the post about the Sweepstakes and post in the comment section a photo showing us your back to school make-up look or a photo of your Target Haul that includes essence.

2) Instagram: Post a photo showing us your back to school make-up look or a photo of your Target Haul that includes essence with the hashtags #essenceAtTarget and #sweeps.

3) Snapchat: Follow Essence Makeup on Snapchat, then visit an eligible Target location, find the Essence Makeup filter, take a photo showing your essence purchase or with you and the Essence Makeup display in the background, then snap it to @essencemakeup. For a list of eligible Target locations, visit http://emakeup.love/MegahaulRules.

The “look” submitted by you must be created using actual make-up and cannot have been created, enhanced or modified using any special effects, including, without limitation, filters or photoshop. You do not have to use essence make-up in your look.

If you do not have a Facebook, Snapchat and/or Instagram account, establishing an account is free. All Facebook, Snapchat and/or Instagram terms apply (as applicable).

Your Instagram account must be set to “public” in order for your entry to be eligible. You can return the applicable account to “private” any time after the winners have been announced.

All entries must be received by 5:00 p.m. ET on September 5, 2016 to be eligible. Limit one (1) entry per person per Entry Method. Multiple entries through any one Entry Method will be void.

Entries generated by script, macro or other automated means or by any means which subvert the entry process are void. Entries become the sole property of Sponsor.

Entry Requirements
  • Entry must be in keeping with Sponsor’s image and not be offensive or inappropriate, as determined by Sponsor in its sole discretion.
  • Entry must not defame or violate or infringe upon the rights of any person or entity.
  • Sponsor reserves the right to disqualify any entry and remove any post (or ask you to remove any post) that it determines, in its sole discretion, is not in compliance with these Official Rules.
WINNER DETERMINATION

Potential winners will be selected in random drawings from among all eligible entries received for each Entry Method. Odds of winning depend on the number of eligible entries received for the applicable drawing. Nonwinning entries from one Entry Method drawing will not be included in the other Entry Method drawings. If a potential winner is at least 18 but still considered a minor in his/her jurisdiction of residence, prize may be awarded in the name of his/her parent or legal guardian who will be responsible for fulfilling all requirements imposed on winner(s) set forth herein.

WINNER NOTIFICATION

Potential winners will be notified via a comment on his/her winning post or direct message (as applicable) and he/she will have 24 hours from notification to respond to Sponsor. The failure to respond to such notification or the potential winner’s noncompliance with these Official Rules may result in disqualification and at Sponsor’s sole discretion, prize may be awarded to an alternate winner.

PRIZE

Megahaul Prize Pack will include select essence products, a US$50 Target gift card, and select back to school supplies. Approximate Retail Value (“ARV”): US$250 each. Exact contents will be determined by Sponsor.

Number of Prizes Available To Be Won: The following number of prizes will be available per Entry Method: Facebook Entry Method – Two (2) prizes; Instagram Entry Method – Two (2) prizes; and Snapchat Entry Method – one (1) prize.

Prize is non-assignable and nontransferable and cannot be redeemed for cash. Prize is awarded “as is” with no warranty or guarantee, either express or implied. Winner is responsible for all federal, state and local taxes as well as any costs and expenses associated with prize acceptance and use not specified herein as being provided. Winner may not substitute a prize, but Sponsor reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to substitute a prize with one of comparable or greater value. All prize details are at Sponsor’s sole discretion. Limit one (1) prize per person for the entire Sweepstakes.

GRANT OF RIGHTS

By submitting an entry, each entrant grants to Sponsor and its licensees, successors and assigns an irrevocable, perpetual, unlimited, royalty-free, fully paid-up license to reproduce, distribute, display, exhibit, exploit, perform, edit, create derivatives of, and otherwise use the entry and all elements of such entry, together with any other material, and the name, user name, city and state of residence, voice, image and/or likeness of entrant (including, but not limited to, applicable profile photo), in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, in any manner, in whole or in part, worldwide, without compensation or notification to, or permission from, entrant or any third party, for any purpose whatsoever, including without limitation, for purposes of advertising or trade.

GENERAL CONDITIONS

By participating, each entrant agrees: (a) to abide by these Official Rules and decisions of Sponsor and judges, which shall be final and binding in all respects; and (b) to release, discharge and hold harmless Sponsor, Facebook, Inc., Snapchat, Inc. and Instagram, LLC, and their respective parents, subsidiaries, affiliates and advertising and promotion agencies (collectively, “Released Parties”) Released Parties from any and all injuries, liability, losses and damages of any kind to persons, including death, or property resulting, in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from entrant’s participation in the Sweepstakes or the acceptance or use of the prize.  Released Parties are not responsible for (i) lost, late, incomplete, damaged, inaccurate, stolen, delayed, misdirected, undelivered or garbled entries, tweets or comments or messages; (ii) lost, interrupted or unavailable network, server, Internet Service Provider (ISP), website, or other connections, availability or accessibility or miscommunications; (iii) failed computer, satellite, telephone or cable transmissions, lines, or technical failure; (iv) jumbled, scrambled, delayed, or misdirected transmissions or computer hardware or software malfunctions, failures or difficulties; (v) other errors or difficulties of any kind, whether human, mechanical, electronic, computer, network, typographical, printing or otherwise, relating to or in connection with the Sweepstakes, including, without limitation, errors or difficulties which may occur in connection with the administration of the Sweepstakes, the processing of entries, the announcement of the prize or in any Sweepstakes-related materials; (vi) any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by users, tampering, hacking, or by any equipment or programming associated with or utilized in the Sweepstakes; or (vii) injury or damage to any person's computer related to or resulting from participating in this Sweepstakes. Persons who tamper with or abuse any aspect of the Sweepstakes or the Essence Makeup Page or social media account, who act in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner or who are in violation of these Official Rules, as solely determined by Sponsor, will be disqualified and all associated entries will be void. Should any portion of the Sweepstakes be, in Sponsor’s sole opinion, compromised by virus, worms, bugs, non-authorized human intervention or other causes which, in the sole opinion of the Sponsor, corrupt or impair the administration, security, fairness or proper play, or submission of entries, Sponsor reserves the right at its sole discretion to suspend, modify or terminate the Sweepstakes and if terminated, at its discretion, select winner at random from all eligible, non-suspect entries received prior to action taken or as otherwise deemed fair and appropriate by Sponsor. Information submitted in connection with this Sweepstakes will be used in accordance with Sponsor’s Privacy Policy, available at http://essencemakeup.com/pages/privacy.

WINNERS LIST

The list of winners can be obtained after September 10, 2016 by sending an email to hello@essencemakeup.com, for receipt by no later than October 10, 2016.

SPONSOR

Cosnova, Inc., 55 Fifth Avenue, New York, NY 10003.

This Sweepstakes is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with, Facebook, Snapchat or Instagram. You understand that you are providing your information to Sponsor and not to Facebook or Snapchat or Instagram.