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Around the World Beauty Traveler Stephanie Flor travels to the African Market in NYC. She learns about African beauty secrets like shea butter, african soap and cultural beauty traditions. To learn more visit

Harlem Essential Oils- Harlem is becoming the next upcoming neighborhood; filled of high-end restaurants and townhouses on 125th. You can still find African street vendors selling pure essential oil by the ounce or wholesale. Lemongrass will relieve stress and clear headaches while lavender instantly calms the nerves and the complexion of the skin. You can find both of these natural products in the streets of Harlem. African soap can also be found and is made from dried plantain skins, palm leaves, cocoa powder and kernel oil which provides a natural source of vitamins A & E and iron. You can imagine what it does for the skin.

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  1. I haven't been to the african market in years. now that i've watched this video I will be visiting this summer. thanks for bringing back some memories.

  2. Great job! Can't wait to get my hands on that Shea butter!

  3. You can find so many amazing places in NY. Thank you for sharing Stephanie. Now have to get that Shea butter!

  4. I’ve never used African black but this make me want to even more! New excuse to come to NY.

  5. I'm getting my ass to that market when the weather gets nice asapppp

  6. I love Shea butter! I use it make body butter and buttercream for my hair.

  7. I need to go to that market in my next trip to NYC! Yeiiih! ✨

  8. Stoppppp I didn't even know this was there!!!! How have I not been! Thanks for sharing and showing! Harlem here we come!

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