Free New Oils

Try the top selling NEWEST oils for free!

Place any $50 wholesale order between today and Nov 25th before midnight EST and use promo code FreeWeek3 to get your free oil set.
Treat yourself or give away as a perfect gift!

Sampler Set includes:

    - Anucci (M) Type
    - Avon: Ultra Sexy Lace (W) Type
    - Bvlgari: Rose Essentielle (W) Type
    - Bentley: Intense (M) Type
    - Beyonce: Rise (W) Type
    - Black Sugar (W) Type
    - Black Orchid (W) Type
    - Creed: Royal Oud (U) Type
    - Egyptian Musk: Clear
    - Issey Miyake: Nuit D’Issey (M) Type
    - Nicki Minaj: Exotic (W) Type
    - Swarovski: Miss Aura (W) Type

    Click here to view sampler set!

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Muamba de Galinha (Chicken Stew) from Angola

The weather’s getting colder outside. Warm yourself and fill your belly with this delicious African chicken stew recipe!

- One chicken, cut into bite-sized pieces
- Juice of one lemon
- 1 cup of red palm oil
- 2 or 3 onions chopped
- 2 cloves of garlic, minced
- 1 hot chili pepper, left whole and removed after cooking, or chopped for an extra spicy dish
- 3 tomatoes, peeled and quartered
- 1 squash or sweet pumpkin, seeded, peeled, and cut into bite-sized pieces
- 1 cup of canned palm soup base or palm butter
- 1 or 2 dozen small, tender okra; washed, with ends removed
- Salt to taste

1. Squeeze lemon juice over chicken. Let it marinate for fifteen minutes to an hour.
2. Over high heat, bring the oil to cooking temperature in a deep skillet. Add the chicken and cook it on all sides until it is slightly browned, but not done.
3. Add the onion, garlic, chile pepper, and tomato. Stir occasionally, cooking over medium heat for about 30 minutes, until the chicken is nearly done.
4. Add the squash or sweet pumpkin and cook for an additional ten to fifteen minutes. Stir in palm soup base, and add the okra. Gently simmer for a few minutes, until the okra is tender.
5. Add salt to taste. Serve over rice

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New Arrivals, Price Specials

Seasonally Perfect Back in Stock Items
The November flier is here!
New items, great deals and bold statements!
Click HERE to get your copy of this new flier before it is printed!


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Over a Half Million $ Donated!

Thank You for Your Support

October 2014 marked a very exciting milestone here at Africa Imports. From your purchases, over $500,000 has been sent to the kids in Africa to buy meals, give medical care, and schooling. Together we have helped to accomplish a lot!
Thank you for helping hundreds and hundreds of kids who live in very hard situations..

We appreciate you!

Click here to visit our website

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Should You Be Afraid of Ebola?

The world has been shaken by the ebola epidemic facing Africa. More than 4,400 people have died of the disease, and new cases are appearing every day. There has also been some panic in the U.S. Will ebola reach us? Will ebola become airborne? Should we stop all flights coming from Africa to the U.S.? Some customers are even concerned about their own safety in using products that have come from Africa. What can be done to help and what precautions should we take? Are you at risk?

Although there has been much speculation and panic, the CDC states that ebola is NOT an airborne disease.

“Unlike respiratory illnesses like measles or chickenpox, which can be transmitted by virus particles that remain suspended in the air after an infected person coughs or sneezes, Ebola is transmitted by direct contact with body fluids of a person who has symptoms of Ebola disease. Although coughing and sneezing are not common symptoms of Ebola, if a symptomatic patient with Ebola coughs or sneezes on someone, and saliva or mucus come into contact with that person’s eyes, nose or mouth, these fluids may transmit the disease.”

Many men of science are speaking up about the widespread panic; Dr. Jeremy Samuel Faust of Mount Sinai Hospital in New York City, made the cool-headed observation on that we are diverting all our medical muscle and attention to a disease that has almost no chance of getting even a modest foothold in this country — on the eve of flu season, which infects tens of thousands every winter and has killed between 3,000 and 50,000 people every year since 1976.

Many news articles are suggesting that Americans are reacting to the panic – not the disease. Yet we still want to be careful.

5 Tips to Protecting Yourself From Ebola Virus:

1 – Wash Your Hands.

2 – Avoid contact with blood and bodily fluids of others.

3 – Do not come into contact with any items that may have been handled by someone who died from Ebola. This includes bedding, needles, and medical equipment.

4 – Avoid contact with bats and other primates or blood, fluids and raw meat of these animals.

5 – Avoid hospitals in West Africa where Ebola patients are being treated.

For our customers, the question arises, how safe is it to use products that have been imported from Africa? Only a very small portion of our products are imported from the African countries affected by Ebola, and those products were imported long before the outbreak occurred. Alongside this fact, products imported from these countries are thoroughly inspected for cleanliness before they are put on our shelves. A product would have to have bodily fluids or blood on it to be a risk to someone else who uses it. The products we sell are unused and clean. Personal care products have been boiled and were imported long before the outbreak occurred. There are also still many African countries that have been unaffected by Ebola. Mali, The Ivory Coast and Ghana remain unaffected, and that is where a large portion of our items are imported from.

Dr. Peter Hotez states: “Patients cannot spread the virus to others until they themselves show symptoms,” Hotez said. “At the beginning of their illness they are not very contagious and cannot infect others through casual contact such as shaking hands or touching the skin. Also, unlike the cold or flu, Ebola is not airborne, which means it doesn’t linger in the air.” There is really no need for concern over items that have been imported from Africa by people who have never shown symptoms of having Ebola virus.

1.What are the chances that the Ebola virus will spread in the United States? Am I at risk?

Close to zero, according to medical experts.

“The quality of medical care and facilities in the USA and Africa are completely different,” said Thomas Geisbert, professor of microbiology and immunology at the University of Texas Medical Branch in Galveston.

The areas where the outbreak has spread are “some of the poorest places on the planet,” Geisbert said.

In Africa, medical professionals sometimes don’t have the proper protective gear and over-run facilities are having to turn away patients, he said.

What is the most important thing we can do about this ebola outbreak? Send our prayers and support to those in Africa suffering from this disease. Send our support to the institutions fighting the disease. Another thing we can do is not withhold our support to the artisans throughout Africa who are trying to support their families and make a livelihood. Use careful hygiene practices to keep yourself safe from any contagious disease. Don’t let yourself be drawn into a panic.

While Ebola is certainly a concern and has already claimed the lives of many in Africa, the likelihood of you waking up here with symptoms is extremely low, especially because the virus isn’t airborne.

What shouldn’t be overlooked is the fear factor involved with selling more magazines and clicks to get your attention. Huge headlines describing the spread of the deadly disease and constant updates on suspected cases probably does more harm than good.

Let us keep Africa in our prayers. We are blessed to be in a country with advanced medical care, while others don’t have that same privilege. Lend a helping hand through prayers, financial support to health organizations seeking a cure, and encouragement. Instead of trying to find more ways to isolate yourself from Africa, be a support to those there who need it. Be safe but don’t be overcome by unnecessary panic and fear. Remember the famous quote; “Worry is like a rocking chair; it keeps you busy, but gets you nowhere.”

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OCTOBER SPECIAL- 20%Off Desired Diva

Magnify your beauty naturally!

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Free Coffee Butter Cream

Free Coffee Butter Cream

    Place any $50 wholesale order and get a FREE jar of Desired Diva Coffee Butter Cream.

    All-natural blend of shea butter, African coffee and grape seed oil.
    Don’t live another day with cellulite.
    Click here get yours now

    Limited time offer! Valid until Oct 10, 2014 at 11:59 pm EST
    No promo code needed.
    **More free offers coming soon!*

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Soothing Lavender Facial Mask

Soothing Lavender Facial Mask

Need an easy way to pamper yourself after a long day at work? Whip together this super easy lavender facial mask using three simple ingredients.
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- 2 TBS plain yogurt (preferably Greek, but any will do) – For hydration
- 1 TSP of honey- To sooth skin and natural anti-bacterial
- 2-4 few drops of lavender essential For calming/relaxing affect

1. In a small bowl, combine the ingredients and mix until they have blended together.
2. Spread over your face and neck.
3. Leave on spin for about. 10 minutes.
4. Rinse with warm water.

Not only does this homemade mask allow you to treat yourself without spending a lot of money, you also have no fear of extra chemicals and preservatives found in many commercial products.
Give it a shot!

Click here to get your Lavender Essential Oil!

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New catalogs are here.

2014 fall wholesale catalog 2014-09retailcatalogs-sm

Getting ready for the Fall and Winter!

Our NEW Wholesale Catalog is here and our wholesale customers should have received it by now. Not only that but we also have new retail catalogs for both personal care and Clothing available as well for purchase.

You will love this catalog! We have so much more products to sell in this 144 page catalog of totally new fashions, jewelry, artwork, and so much more! Stock up for the hottest time of the year for African products. Find the latest Fashions for the fall with warmer clothing. We are expanding our personal care section to give you more choices for your customers with very popular creams, butters, oils, soaps, and more.

Here we are introducing our new Desired Diva line of beauty products. It’s the hottest new ways to stay beautiful and youthful.

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There is more than just new items, many of our existing items have been marked down in price to give you more of a great thing.

But you don’t need to wait! You can get a digital copy right now on your computer! Here’s how:

To view the catalog in a page-turning PDF viewer, click HERE.
To download different versions of this catalog, click HERE.

To start shopping all the latest arrivals, click HERE!

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Why the Dead Sea Is a Modern-Day Fountain of Youth

The dead sea

The dead sea

When it comes to skin care, a name like the dead sea doesn’t sound promising, however the dead sea is the closest humanity has gotten to a ‘fountain of youth’. The dead sea boasts over 26 essential minerals that do not exist in any other sea or ocean in the world. These minerals provide intense healing and repair for your skin. The high magnesium content not only slows the aging process, but helps to combat stress and reduce fluid retention. The calcium in dead sea minerals is effective at increasing circulation and strengthening bones and nails. The sulfur in dead sea minerals helps soften and smooth the skin. Sodium on the other hand heals the dryness of the skin. Lithium and Strontium treats skin problems and Manganese helps to form a healthy and glowing skin layer.

You can experience the benefits of dead sea minerals in a condensed form through the dead sea salts. You can also find dead sea soap enriched with minerals, or dead sea lotions.

Dead Sea and Shea Butter Lotion

Dead Sea and Shea Butter Lotion

The lotion above has beneficial dead sea minerals, along with shea butter. It is a fair-trade item. To find out more about it Click Here.

Dead sea salts

Dead sea salts

You can get dead sea salts sold in 1 lb, 10 lb, or 50 lb. sizes. Click here to find out more.

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