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 www.aroundtheworldbeauty.com
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.