Black-Owned Cosmetics Brand, Juvia’s Place Releases Their Holiday Collection

Black-Owned Cosmetics brand, Juvia’s Place, is jumping into the holiday season early with the release of their new holiday gift sets, The Nubian Royal, The Nubian Glow, and The Nourishing Lip Balm Bundle.

The Nubian Royal and the Nubian Glow sets each contains a 6-pan eyeshadow palette and two lip balms. Products can be purchased individually or as a set.

The Nubian Royal Holiday Giftset- $26

Nubian Glow Giftset
A set of one eyeshadow palette and two nourishing lip balms.

Set contains:

The Nubian Glow Palette- $15

Top Row:
SHADE 1- a shimmery gold with yellow gold reflective pearls
SHADE 2- a rusty matte orange shade
SHADE 3- a Soft shimmery gold reflects mixed with green pearls

Bottom Row:
SHADE 1- a neon matte orange-yellow shade
SHADE 2- a shimmery gold mixed with finely milled multicolored glitter and pearls.
SHADE 3- a Pearl-like texture of white gold and champagne pearls

The Nubian Glow Lip Balms- $12
Guava & Mango

The Nubian Royal eyeshadow palette- $15

Top Row:
SHADE 1- a shimmery purple reflective shade with soft lilac reflects
SHADE 2- a Pearl iridescent purple with blue pearl like reflects
SHADE 3- a matte royal purple shadow

Bottom Row:
SHADE 1- A matte medium toned purple shade
SHADE 2- A matte cool-toned lilac shade
SHADE 3- A finely-milled lilac and pink glitter infused in shimmery light blue reflective pearls

The Nubian Royal Lip Balms- $12
Berries- provides a slight Berry Tint to the lips
Caramel- provides a slight caramel nude tint to the lips

The Nourishing Lip Balm Bundle- $50

This Hydrating and smoothing lip balm offers a clear to tinted texture with long-lasting moisture. Formulated and enriched with a combination of soft butters, Baobab, Manketti, and Jojoba for better hydration and replenishment. Our Nourishing Lip balm melts effortless onto lip with Its slim bullets while providing Long lasting benefits.


  • Provides healthy-looking and Moisturized Lips
  • Lips feel instantly nourished, softer, and glossier
  • Infused with Mango and shea butter to provide protection again dehydration
  • Infused with Baobab, Manketti, Sunflower and Jojoba Oils to help penetrate the skin easily for moisturization
  • Vegan and Cruelty Free.
  • Formulated without Talc, parabens, phthalates, or mineral oil


BERRIES- provides a slight Berry Tint to the lips
CARAMEL- provides a slight caramel nude tint to the lips
MANGO- Provides a clear smooth texture to the lips
PASSION FRUIT – Provides a slight soft pink tint to the lips
MINT- provides a cooling effect and clear texture to the tips

Items can be purchased at, Ulta Beauty stores, and

AMAZON: Tech Deals Continue Post-Xmas For Last Minute Gifts

The holidays are almost upon us, but for Amazon, the deals don’t stop on December 25. Generous sales on tech (most live now) will run until January 6, including Amazon Devices, Alexa Voice Service products, and streaming/game subscriptions.

These deals are perfect for a last-minute gift guide or belated Christmas present ideas –, especially for the tech lover. Plus, your readers shouldn’t worry if their gift recipient already owns an Amazon Device. The Echo products easily connect to create multi-room music capabilities, sync calendars, and to-do lists and even link with a Fire TV Stick to create a surround sound theater experience, making Amazon Devices a stress-free gift option.

AMAZON DEVICE DEALS: (Now until 12/29)





  • Showtime: 50% off subscription price for the first 3 months
  • Sega Classics: $4.99 (reduced from $14.99) *Note Fire TV only
  • Boomerang: 50% off subscription price for the first 3 months


Amazon Expands Free Shipping to Everyone for the Holiday Season

This holiday season Amazon is giving customers even more convenient and faster delivery options. Starting today, November 5, and for a limited time, all Amazon customers can enjoy free shipping with no minimum purchase amount on orders that will arrive in time for the Christmas holiday. This offer applies to hundreds of millions of items – the largest free shipping selection in the country. Plus, tens of millions of Prime members can shop with FREE Same-Day Delivery, now available on more than three million items – the largest same-day selection in the U.S. including the best gifts like toys and electronics, as well as home, fashion and everything you need to enjoy the holidays. Additionally, Prime members in more than 60 cities can receive delivery in as little as an hour from Whole Foods Market through Prime Now, making holiday feast planning even easier. This is, of course, on top of the unlimited FREE Two-Day Shipping that Prime members enjoy every day on more than 100 million items. Learn more or start a Prime free trial to get the best of shopping and entertainment from Amazon at

“This holiday, customers can enjoy free shipping with no minimum purchase amount on orders that will arrive in time for Christmas, including items from Amazon’s expertly curated Gift Guides across electronics, fashion, home, and toys,” said Doug Herrington, Senior Vice President of North American Retail at Amazon. “With hundreds of millions of items available for free shipping to all Amazon customers and more than three million items available with Prime FREE Same-Day Delivery, customers can enjoy the largest selection of items that are fast and free.”

Doorstep delivery and convenient pick up:

  • Free Shipping This Holiday: All Amazon customers can shop hundreds of millions of items including every product category with free shipping, and now for a limited time, there is no minimum purchase amount on orders delivered through the holiday season.
  • Delivery as Fast as Today: Tens of millions of Prime members can shop with FREE Same-Day Delivery on more than three million items. Place an order in the morning and receive eligible same-day orders before bedtime that very same day, seven days a week – even Sunday.
  • Two-Day Shipping on 100 Million Items: Free Two-Day Shipping is available to all Prime members in the U.S. on more than 100 million items with no minimum purchase amount all year.
  • One Hour Grocery Delivery + Pickup: Prime members can shop groceries from Whole Foods Market through Prime Now in as little as an hour in 60 cities, and grocery pickup in as little as thirty minutes in select cities – making holiday feast planning or last-minute baking even easier. And even beyond groceries, Prime members can use Prime Now to get one- and two-hour delivery on tens of thousands of items across dozens of categories in 30 major cities, perfect for last-minute parties, gifts or travel.

Every Day Made Better with Prime

Prime was designed to make your life better every single day. Over 100 million paid members around the world enjoy the many benefits of Prime, including the best of shopping and entertainment from Amazon. In the U.S. that includes unlimited access to award-winning movies and TV episodes with Prime Video; unlimited access to Prime Music, Prime Reading, Amazon Photos, Twitch Prime; early access to select Lightning Deals, one free pre-released book a month with Amazon First Reads, and more. Prime members can also get deep discounts on select popular products at Whole Foods Market plus an additional 10 percent off hundreds of sale items. Prime was built on the foundation of unlimited fast, free shipping, and members receive Prime FREE One-Day Shipping and Prime FREE Same-Day Delivery in more than 8,000 cities and towns, two-hour delivery with Prime Now in more than 30 major cities and unlimited Free Two-Day Shipping on more than 100 million items. Start a free trial of Amazon Prime at

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Celebrate the 12 Days of Cava this Holiday Season with Freixenet

It’s always a grand idea to pop some bubbly during the most festive time of the year. Grab a case of Freixenet Cordon Negro Brut (SRP $12) and celebrate Freixenet’s 12 Days of Cava this holiday season! At just $12 a bottle, Freixenet Cava allows you to invite all your friends and keep the celebration going longer. Freixenet Cava is delightful when served on its own, mixed in cocktails, and added into holiday recipes. Follow Freixenet’s 12 Days of Cava plan to ensure a jolly celebration with your friends all season long:

DAY 1: Personalize Your Present

 Need a last minute Holiday party hostess gift? Don’t panic – a bottle of Freixenet Cava is all you need. The matte black bottle is the perfect canvas for a personalized message. Grab a gold pen and turn the bottle into a unique gift that everyone can enjoy.

DAY 2: The Sparkling Maple Leaf
In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine 1 oz whisky, 1 oz maple syrup, and 1/2 oz lime juice. Shake and strain the mixture into a glass. Top off with 3 oz Brut Cava.

DAY 3: Brie + Cava Fondue
Rub 1 whole clove garlic in a saucepan. Add 1 c Extra Dry Cava and 1 tbsp cornstarch over low heat. Do not boil. Add 2 c Brie cheese in portions while slowly increasing the heat, (do not let boil). When cheese has melted, add 2 tbsp kirsch (fruit brandy), 1 tsp lemon juice, and a pinch of freshly grated nutmeg, cinnamon and brown sugar. Serve in a fondue pot with your favorite choice of fruit and bread for dipping.

DAY 4: Grab a bottle of Freixenet Cava and decorate the bottle with holiday stickers! Give to a coworker or friend to enjoy with you after work.

DAY 5: Candy Cane Cava-tail
Fill 1/3 of a flute with White Crème de Cocoa and the rest with chilled Sweet Cuvée Cava. Garnish with a whole candy cane.

DAY 6: Add Cava in cake balls!

DAY 7: Pomegranate Cava Punch
In a large bowl, stir together 1 juiced lemon, 1 c Old Orchard pomegranate juice, 1/3 c pomegranate seeds, 1 c orange liqueur and 2 c Brut Cava. Add twists from lemon peel and rosemary sprigs for garnish.

DAY 8: Cava Ginger Hot Toddy
In a small mug, combine 2 oz brewed gingerbread tea, 1/2 tsp molasses, 1 tsp raw sugar, and top off with Extra Dry Cava. Garnish with a lemon slice and cinnamon stick

DAY 9: Marshmallows fluffed with Cava.

DAY 10: The Ginger Swing
Purée 1 ripe pear in a food processor, set aside. Combine 1/2 c water, 1/2 c sugar and 4 inch piece of fresh ginger, quartered in a small pan. Bring to a boil and stir until sugar is dissolved. Cover, turn the heat off and let sit for 30 minutes. Remove ginger pieces, pour the syrup into the pear purée, stir, cover and refrigerate until cold. Once cold, spoon 2 tbsp of mixture into a flute, top off with Brut Cava.

DAY 11: The Evergreen Twist
Bring 1/2 c sugar, 1 1/2 c water, and 1/4 c juniper berries to a simmer in a pot, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat; let cool completely. Strain through a fine-mesh sieve; discard solids. Refrigerate 1 hour. Combine 3 tbsp juniper syrup with 1/2 cup Freixenet Cava to a glass. Garnish with a pine sprig; serve immediately.

DAY 12: Cava Wonderland
Prepare rims by combining 1/4 c coconut flakes, 2 tbsp granulated sugar, and one scraped vanilla bean. Coat the rim of a glass with lemon juice to make the sugar mixture stick. Pour 2 oz coconut juice blend or coconut puréed nectar into bottom of glass. Fill with Extra Dry Cava and stir to mix.

DAY 13: Grab a bottle of Freixenet Cava and a few friends and toast to 2017! Add some black and gold decorations, a fun playlist and sip Cava all night long while re-living the most hilarious moments of 2016.


About Freixenet:

Freixenet (pronounced “fresh-eh-net”), best known for their iconic Black Bottle, was first introduced to the world in 1914. It is a family-owned winery based just outside of Barcelona. Under the leadership of the Ferrer family, the Freixenet Group is the global leader of sparkling wines made in the traditional method, and the pursuit of quality has been the family’s priority for more than a century.