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African Print Jumpsuit

By Francine Holmes I found this gorgeous piece on one of my favorite websites for African clothing. This particular piece is handmade,  100% cotton wax print jumpsuit with two side pockets, a pleated waistline and comes with a detachable sash.      Available … Continue reading

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Eponge Filet – African Exfoliating Body Net Restocked

Eponge Filet – African Exfoliating Body Net  is back in stock and available for purchase while supplies last! Used for centuries in Africa, this net is used in the shower as the perfect tool to clean and exfoliate skin. The … 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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Pamper yourself on Valentine’s Day

Pamper yourself ‘naturally’ this Valentine’s Day with FancyNaturals’ VDAY gift basket  NOW AVAILABLE AT FANCYNATURALS.COM Choose the Sampler basket or Build your own All baskets include: * (1) Maggies Baggies handmade drawstring bag * (1) Red carrier container * (1) … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Deal ending soon!

Thanksgiving Deal ending soon! Offer ends: 12/10/14 Hurry and Save %15 off any purchase of $20 or moreUse coupon code:THKSGV15

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Thieboudienne (Senegalese Fish and Rice)

By Francine Holmes      Thieboudienne (Tieboudjen or Ceboo jen or Tiebou Djeun, the spelling varies across the board) translated from Wolof (language of Senegal, Gambia, and Mauritania) rice and fish is the national dish of Senegal.  There are 2 variations … Continue reading

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The Barbershops of West Africa

By Brian Rath Nigerian photographer Andrew Esiebo has explored barbers and their shops across seven west African countries, capturing the spaces in which they operate, the aesthetics of their premises and the style of their customers. His photos have been … Continue reading

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KIVA – Small Loans that make a Big Difference.

I first heard about KIVA last year when my husband and some colleagues registered with the organization. After reading about KIVA and what they do, I was immediately impressed. KIVA, in a nutshell, plays the role of the middleman in … Continue reading

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It’s getting warmer

Sunny days are here! It’s getting waaarmeeeer…. Ready or not! No more hiding under hats, scarves… It is time to let it all hang out. No matter which stage you’re in of your transition. How to care for your natural … Continue reading

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