30% Off Africa Sleeps Braid Balm

The original Africa Sleeps braid balm… and still, our best selling product! Made with local beeswax, organic, fairtrade shea butter and organic sweet almond and apricot kernel oils, it has just the right grip for braiding your child’s hair. Plus, it nourishes the hair and scalp while the style is in! Sometimes, the simple solutions are the best.

spring braids ad

In March and April, get 30% off braid balms with the SPRINGBRAIDS coupon. Happy shopping! And thanks for supporting our family business.

Isn’t that a darling picture of Sugar and Spice? They were only 3.5…

Africa Sleeps’ Sugarplum Faerie Lotions, Bodywash and Lip Balms

It’s back! Our Africa Sleeps fabulous holiday Sugarplum Faerie Sparkling Lotion. And the best news? She came with friends….

Check out the delightful sugar cookie-scented collection, with label art by the fabulous Katie at Mossy Rock Designs! And yes, that is my darling little Spice acting out the Sugarplum role.


It’s the perfect gift for all the little ballerinas in your life…

Thanks for supporting our family business!

Africa Sleeps
Organic, Natural Hair and Bodycare for Children of African Heritage


20% off Africa Sleeps Organic Shea Lotions

Organic Shea Lotion offerb

Fall is here, and winter is on its way. Time to nourish that skin!

Africa Sleeps is our little family business, providing organic, natural hair and bodycare products for children of African heritage. Until November 22, 2014, you can use this coupon…


…to order any of our luscious organic shea butter lotions at 20% off. What a deal! the lotions are made from Canadian botanicals, and fairtrade shea butter from Ghana. I don’t know how our daughters (or their daddy, for that matter!) would get through the winter without it!

Happy shopping!

$5 off coupon for Organic Skincare from Africa Sleeps

It’s almost time for school, and a gorgeous September. If you’ve been waiting to try our Africa Sleeps products, or just want to stock up for the fall, here’s your chance!


Just for you, a $5 coupon for our lovely Africa Sleeps ORGANIC SKINCARE products (such as shea lotions, aloe lotions, suncare lotion and lip balms!)

Simply enter the coupon code BACKTOSCHOOL5 at checkout. Offer expires September 31, 2014.

Happy shopping!

Organic Hair and Body Care Line Launched!

Well, we’ve done! Jumped and plunged! Our new hair and body care line for African children is in the store at www.AfricaSleeps.com
curl definition

I really wanted to expand my store, but I needed the right products that I could really stand behind, and the right partner to do it. Every one of these fabulous products works as well as the ones I have been (happily) paying a fortune for at Lush, Biolage, etc. But now I can get everything I need for my girls’ gorgeous hair and skin in my own store! We have fabulously fruity scented products (using essential oils, absolutes, and flavour oils,) as well as an unscented line, for those who like to keep it simple.

cherry vanilla creamy body wash front  citrus curl definition front

I am making some of the products myself – you’ll find the world’s best Braid Balm and delightful Hair Oils and Hair Butter. But I also partnered with a company that specializes in green chemistry – making amazing products using natural, certified organic, wild-harvested, and fair trade ingredients. I am very proud that all my products have 55-98% certified organic ingredients, and use fair trade shea butter from two women’s cooperatives in Ghana.

Some products you should totally try: amazing matte face lotion (I admit I’ve switched to using this as well…), soft and bouncy curl definition (I can’t believe how well this works in my daughters’ free hair!) and the most luscious, slippery nourishing conditioner I have ever had the pleasure of picking my daughters’ hair out with.

I hope you will check them out, tell all your friends… and of course… place an order!

My huge thanks for your support these last two years! My adoption community ROCKS!


coconut lime  nourishing body lotion front vanilla cinnamon nourishing body front Shampoo Apple front Banana Coconut Nourishing Conditioner front Sweet Orange Moisturizing Conditioner front sweet almond apricot hair oil 8oz front Strawberry Citrus Curl Definition front Pink Grapefruit Face Lotion front Camomile Mint Hair Butter front braid balm