African black soap (also called African soap or black soap) is the latest skincare product to reach “holy grail” status, and for good reason.
Touted as a solution for breakouts, hyperpigmentation, stretch marks, and everything in between, black soap is the ultimate beauty buy for those on a budget.
African black soap is handmade using ashes from burnt plantain, It is not black but it ranges from light brown to dark brown in color. Shea tree bark, shea butter, water, and cocoa pod ash combined with oils like coconut oil, and palm kernel oil.
The plantain bark is rich in iron, vitamin A and vitamin B.
Shea butter which is the oil base of black soap has antioxidants that minimize sun damage and moisturize your skin. The ash used to make the soap which also has anti-oxidants.
Palm kernel oil and coconut oil moisturize your skin, keeping it from drying out.
Benefits for Skin
Natural antibacterial properties make African black soap an excellent alternative to chemical-laden cleansers.
In fact, it may actually remove more bacteria than chemical cleansers do.
Protects skin from sun damage
Black soap is enriched with Shea butter which protects the skin against harmful Ultra Violet Rays of the sun.
Promotes hair growth
The vitamins and minerals in black soap promote faster growth.
This soap removes all the dirt and dead skin cells from your face and hair. In the process, harmful bacteria are removed from the surface of your body. Use it when you need deep cleansing and exfoliating. Smooths skin after shaving, waxing, and other hair removal methods. Exfoliating will help remove dead skin cells before they can clog your hair follicles. The moisture in African black soap may also help prevent the lumps and bumps that result from razor burn.
African black soap contains cocoa, coconut oil, and Shea butter which relieve dry skin.
Soothes skin irritation
African black soap may also soothe itchiness and irritation caused by eczema, contact dermatitis, and skin allergies among other things.
Contains: Water, Shea Butter, Virgin Coconut Oil, Palm Kernel Oil, Plantain Skin.