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Frequently Asked Questions


Afrikan Republic accepts Visa, Mastercard, Discover, American Express and PayPal payments online.

Payments by mail (check/money order) may be sent to:

Afrikan Republic
240 S Main St, Unit A
South Hackensack, NJ 07606



Afrikan Republic ships via Fast 2-3 day Priority Mail Service
(larger packages and wholesale orders may ship UPS or FedEx Ground)

Shipping Information:


Retail orders to US - flate rate shipping $6.95
Retail orders to Alaska/Hawaii - flat rate shipping $10
Wholesale orders  - USPS Priority Mail or Ground - pay actual shipping cost
Canada - shipping is calculated by system

98% of orders ship within 1 business day
Orders are shipped from Pennsylvania and take 1-5 business days to arrive from date of shipment, depending on method of shipment and your location

What is Afrikan Republic's mission?

Afrikan Republic mission is to become the premier online store for skin and haircare items. While our product line is geared towards people of color and their unique skin and hair care needs we enthusiastically serve anyone who enjoys treating themselves beautifully. Afrikan Republic has been online since 2003 and is operated by a multi-racial family.

Do you have a catalog?

No. At this time the Afrikan Republic website serves as our catalog.

What is Afrikan Republic's return policy?

Afrikan Republic wants each customer to be satisfied. It is the keystone of our business success. All products may be returned within 30 days for a full refund, no questions asked. If a purchase falls outside of the 30 day return period, please contact us, in many cases we extend our policy as an additional courtesy.

Do you have any stores?

We have no retail stores. Afrikan Republic is an online only company. We do have some retailers who carry our line of Afrikan Republic shea butters, lotions, creams, etc.

How much do you charge for shipping?

We charge $7.95 for shipping and handling inside the 48 continental United States. Shipping to Alaska, Hawaii is $10.  Wholesale customers pay actual shipping charges and have the option of selecting US Postal Service Priority Mail or Ground, which is shipped FedEx Ground.

Please email for international shipping info.

How quickly can I expect to receive my order?

Afrikan Republic strives to ship all orders the next business day. On occasion, a product is on back order. In that case we typically ship all available products and ship your back ordered product as soon as it is available.

Can you send me a catalog?

Afrikan Republic is available exclusively online. This allows us to keep expenses and your prices down.

Will you send me a sample?

That would be great if we could. Unfortunately, we receive so many requests for samples that it's just not possible to respond to them all.

What method of payments do you accept?

Mastercard, Visa, Amex, Discover Card, Google Checkout, PayPal, cash, check or money order. Checks would need an form of ID included with payment.

What if I'm not comfortable ordering online?

You may send a check or money order to:

Afrikan Republic
240 S Main St, Unit A

South Hackensack, NJ 07606

Include a list of the items you'd like to order and add the appropriate shipping charges (see How much do you charge for shipping? above - most orders are $7.95)

Do you sell products wholesale?

Yes, we sell many of our products wholesale to qualified businesses. . If you are interested in making wholesale purchases, please...

register as a customer with Afrikan Republic

make sure you are logged in with your username and password

fill out a wholesale application (see Wholesale link at the right side of the menu along the top of this page).

We will review your application.

Upon approval you will be eligible to purchase in products at wholesale prices in our Wholesale category.

I have a product to sell. Will Afrikan Republic buy it?

We are always interested in finding new products and product lines that would be of interest to our family of customers. Please feel free to contact us via email, use our online contact form or send a sample of your product to our physical address, listed below.

You haven't answered my question, how can I contact you?

The best way to reach Afrikan Republic is to email us at service@afrikanrepublic.comWe'll get back to you quickly!

What is your mailing address?

240 S Main St, Unit A
South Hackensack, NJ 07606