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Women's Wellness: Eva NYC x Hibiscus Brew's Sustainable Journey

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In honor of Women’s History Month, Eva NYC partnered with Hibiscus Brew: a fellow Brooklyn Born, Jamaican owned + women owned wellness shop. Along with Hibiscus Brew Founder, Allison Dunn, we’re on a mission to make the beauty and wellness industry more sustainable. 

To celebrate with our community, we created a limited-edition smoothie with sustainably sourced ingredients from Hibiscus Brew that were synergistically inspired by the clean ingredients in Eva NYC’s Mane Magic 10-in-1 Shine Mask. On the day of the giveaway, this community activation sold out in less than one hour!

Eva NYC and Hibiscus products on a wall
Customers holding Eva NYC and Hibiscus Brew products

We have so much love for our Brooklyn Backyard and enjoyed spreading the magic throughout our NYC borough with local businesses. Stay tuned for future sweet partnerships with Hibiscus Brew!

It’s time to recreate your own Shine Smoothie!

Here’s Allison’s magic recipe that had satisfied our community’s craving.

Eva NYC Mane Magic 10-in-1 Shine Mask and Hibiscus Brew Smoothie


- 8 ounces of almond milk 

- 1/2 banana (frozen) 

- 8-10 strawberries (frozen) 

- 1 scoop of vanilla protein powder 

- 1 scoop of almond butter 

- Sprinkle of cinnamon 

- 1 swirl of agave 

- 1 scoop of ice (if no frozen fruit available) 

 For the sauce: 

- 1 scoop plum powder 

- 1 scoop ube powder 

- 1 swirl of agave 

-2 ounces of hot water 


  1. In a blender, combine the almond milk, frozen banana, frozen strawberries, vanilla protein powder, almond butter, cinnamon, and agave.
  2. If you don't have frozen fruit, add a scoop of ice to the blender.
  3. Blend the ingredients until you have a smooth and thick liquid. The liquid should have a pink color.
  4. In a separate bowl, mix the plum powder, ube powder, agave, and hot water to create the purple sauce.
  5. Pour the purple sauce into a cup, filling it about 1 inch of the way.
  6. Slowly pour the smoothie into the cup, allowing it to create a gradient effect with the purple sauce.
  7. Pour the rest of the sauce on top of the smoothie.
  8. Give it a gentle stir or swirl to combine the colors.
  9. Enjoy your delicious and visually appealing smoothie!

About Hibiscus Brew

Hibiscus Brew opened in the summer of 2020 in the middle of the great pandemic. Hibiscus Brew is a place for inspiration, and conversation – we want to feed your body, your mind, and your spirit. We take pride in offering quality food with neighborhood charm. Our inspiration comes from the vibes of our home island of Jamaica; it combines the best ingredients with a big personality.  With love for good food and better days ahead.  

About Allison Dunn

Drawing from her Jamaican roots and her passion for creating unique and refreshing beverages led her to embark on a journey to craft the perfect hibiscus/sorrel beverage. Born and raised in a family that valued wellness, Allison developed a deep appreciation for the healing properties of plants. Her love for tea and her fascination with the hibiscus flower eventually inspired her to create a beverage that not only delighted the taste buds but also nourished the body.

Allison’s commitment to quality and sustainability is at the heart of everything she does. She sources the finest hibiscus flowers from trusted farmers who share her values, ensuring that every sip of Hibiscus Brew is a true reflection of nature’s goodness. By using organic ingredients and eco-friendly packaging, Allison strives to create a product that is not only good for you but also for the planet. 
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