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32 Benefits ( & Facts) about Authentic African black soap you need to know!


This is an unassuming-looking soap. But as we know we should not judge by appearances…….


  1. West African black soap was first created by women of the Yoruba women tribe in a village in Nigeria.


  1. Other African countries, like Morocco, have their version of African Black Soap.


  1. Authentic African black soap is made from potash or potted ash. These are the ashes of cocoa pods or plantain skins.


  1. If your Black Soap stings you, this is due to high levels of caustic soda and or lye. Change your brand


  1. Authentically made African black soap is pure as it is made with oil from plants.


  1. Vegetable oils, Shea butter oil, palm oil, palm kernel oil, coconut oil, neem oil, are common plant oils used in African black soap.


  1. The benefits of Coconut oil is that it is anti-bacterial and anti-fungal.
  2. Neem oil helps fight skin infections, promote wound healing, and combat signs of skin aging.

    9.Palm oil was a popular ingredient in African Black soap it enhances skin     elasticity,

  1. Palm oil protects skin from harmful UV radiation,



  1. African black soap is hypoallergenic.


  1. Authentic African black soap is dark brown it becomes this color in the ‘cooking’ or production process


  1. If it is black, this is not authentic (west ) African black soap



  1. It is anti-microbial


  1. Popular as it can help reduce acne


  1. Helps clear shaving bumps


  1. Helps rashes


  1. Used to help eczema


  1. Evens the skin tone


  1. Authentic African black soap does not leave residue on your skin.


  1. It is hypoallergenic


  1. the combination of natural oils help problem skin


  1. The ingredient of moisturizing shea butter, does not clog pores,


  1. Authentic African black soap helps fade scars
  2. Authentic African black soap is so hard to master that in a family of 4 children only 1 child would be able to pick this skill up
  3. Women who make African black soap will not use any other soap on their children.


  1. Authentic African black soap does not contain parabens which can affect your hormones.
  2. African black soap does not contain sulphates which can be drying or irritating to the skin.
  3. Authentic African black soap does not contain perfume.
  4. You can use it as a shampoo bar,
  5. It softens your skin.
  6. It will brighten our skin.

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