Category Archives: Lifestyle

African Exfoliating Body Nets

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Say Something Meaningful! (African Style)

Proverbs have been, and will remain an integral part of African culture. Proverbs are used to illustrate ideas, reinforce arguments and deliver messages of inspiration, consolation, celebration and advice. There is no better time than now to earnestly express yourself … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day

VALENTINE SPECIAL $20 gift basket. Choose from Sampler basket or Build your own.   

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Baby Swaddle Hack

The current trend for parents is these beautiful swaddles, (pictured right) with hip designs. They are all the rage, celebrities are rocking them which further adds to their appeal. As a first time mother of newborn twins, I wish nothing … Continue reading

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African Black Soap

by Francine Holmes Originating from West Africa, African black soap is a gentle cleanser made from Shea nuts, plantain skin, camwood and palm oil through a unique process that has been passed down for generations. African black soap is an … Continue reading

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Memorial Sale

 

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Yimbégré at BAM

by Francine Holmes A few months ago, a couple of girlfriends and I attended the world premiere of Yimbégré, a wonderful performance conceived by talented African choreographer Souleymane ‘Solo’ Badolo, at BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music). The show opened on … Continue reading

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Let’s make a moisturizer

by Francine Holmes Changes in weather can wreak havoc on your skin no matter the type, that is why a moisturizer is so desperately needed. Moisturizers serve many purposes, they  soothe, soften and mostly create a barrier that protects skin … Continue reading

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Easter Sale

CELEBRATE EASTER & SAVE 10% – Use coupon code: EASTER10
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Thanksgiving Sweet Butternut Mash

by Francine Holmes My favorite recipe for this holiday combines sweet potatoes and butternut squash into a mashed dish. Individually, they are both delicious and easy to make, but together!? They are incredible. Ingredients: 2 sweet potatoes 1 butternut squash … Continue reading

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