Living in Europe can be pretty challenging, if you want to try all the great products people talk about on nc.com. I’ve spent a lot of time searching for online stores in Europe and thought it would be a good idea to share my experience here. Please if you know other good places (with international shipping) let us know.

The best three shops – based on personal experience:

British Curlies – UK
https://store.britishcurlies.co.uk/

Language: English
Shipping: UK: Royal Mail Recorded Delivery: £3.99 for all orders
Europe: £9.99 for all orders over £25, £7.99 for all orders under £25
Customer service: absolutely excellent, emails answered, personal assistance.
Unique products (not available other places): Curls Like Us Curl Cloth
Prices: very good

Lines:
Aubrey Organics, Batia & Aleeza, Crown Pride, Curl Junkie, Curl-ease towel, Curls, Curls Like us, Curly Hair Solutions, Kinky Curly, Miss Jessie’s, Mixed Chicks.

Note: a fast growing store, new lines being added quite often
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Sistas Curl Collection – Holland

Dutch: http://www.sistas-curlcollection.com
You can choose English from the main site. Or go straight to the English version:
English: http://www.sistas-curlcollection.eu/

Language: English/Dutch
Shipping: app. € 11-13 with TNT, very fast, takes 48 hours to Denmark
Customer service: absolutely excellent, emails answered, personal assistance
Unique products: Komaza Care, Beauty by Donna Marie
Prices: very good

Lines:
African Wonders, Curls, Komaza Care, Beauty by Donna Marie, My Honey Child, Darcy’s Botanicals.

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Lexies Curls – Germany

German: http://www.lexies-curls.de/joomla/
English: http://www.lexies-curls.de/joomla/index.php/en/Neue-Produkte.html

Language: English/German
Shipping: A small parcel up to 2 kg within the EU costs € 9.50 (no insurance and no
tracking number). A parcel up to 5 kg with insurance and tracking number € 18.00
Customer service: very good, personal assistance
Unique products: Curly Hair Solutions Roller Jaw Clamps
Prices: very reasonable

Lines:
Blended Beauty, Blended Cutie, Mixed Chicks, Sizta 2 Sizta, Curls, Curly Q's, It's a Curl, Jessicurl, Curly Hair Solutions, Giovanni, Shea Moisture, Nubian Heritage, Cantu, Jane Carter Solution, Curl Harmony, MopTop, Fuzzy Duck

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Other interesting online shops by country:

Holland:
Mariposa
http://www.mariposa-import.eu/

Maripossa improved very much after they got a new place and started shipping on the same day (if you order before 17.00). The shipping is with DPD and I pay € 13.50 to Denmark. I had problems contacting them in the summer, they don’t answer emails. Only telephone contact: Tuesday till Thursday from 14:30-16:30. Language: English.

Many lines, but prices are quite high. Ingredients are not listed.

Unique products: Oyin, Qhemet Biologics

Doeli
http://www.doeli.com/
I haven’t tried them personally. Site is in English or Dutch.
Lines: Curls, Mixed Chicks, My Honey Child, Afroveda.

Mengelmoez:
http://www.mengelmoez.com/
Dutch or English, haven’t tried personally. Lines: Blended Beauty, Blended Cutie, Mixed Chicks

Scandinavia (everything is rather pricey).

Denmark
http://afrohairsecrets.dk/
Site is in English. Good customer service, many lines and accessories.
Jessicurl, Lustrasilk, Biosilk, CHI

Some prices are very reasonable, some are quite high. The Lustrasilk is only DKK 45.00.

Sweden:
http://www.lockbutiken.se/
Kinky Curly, Curly Hair Solutions, Jessicurl

UK:

Hejhog – natural products
http://hejhog-uk.com/
Aubrey Organics, Giovanni, John Masters Organics
Reasonable shipping charges, good service

Essentials London
http://www.essentialslondon.com/vgm_category.aspx
Naturtint, Aubrey Organics, Burts Bees
Very fast shipping.

Last edited by Aika; 10-11-2009 at 02:50 PM.