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What is African black soap?

It is a widely used skincare product in Ghana, Cameroon,Nigeria and many West African countries. The soap has been reported to have various benefits for skin conditions such as acne, psoriasis, and eczema. Recent studies have shown it may be beneficial for hair loss too.

what is African Black soap
What is African black soap?

The earliest documentation of the use of black soap in Africa dates back to a French book in 1772 which described the process of making black soap by the natives along the west African coast. Despite its widespread use, there is little scientific research on black soap and its benefits. A new study published in the Journal of Cosmetic Science claims that black soap has high antibacterial properties which may make it an effective acne treatment.

African black soap is a dark soap with a mild, distinct odor. It’s made from the ash of locally harvested African plantain skins and cocoa pod husks which are mixed with coconut oil. Sometimes palm kernel oil or Shea butter may be added as well. Although it can be used for washing hair or body, what makes this product special is that it’s been touted to have healing properties especially in treating skin disorders. 

Ingredient of African black soap

Benefits Of African Black Soap

  • Helps to fight acne, eczema, and other skin disorders.
African Black Soap The Natural Acne Treatment

Acne is often caused by hormonal changes where excess sebum (oil) gets blocked in pores then starts to break down bacteria. African black soap can be a good option for natural acne treatments because it contains antibacterial properties that help to reduce inflammation,

  • Moisturizing properties that leave your skin feeling soft and smooth.
  • You’ll feel more confident in your appearance with clearer, healthier-looking skin.
  • Your friends will be impressed by how good you look (we won’t tell them the secret!)
  • Your self-esteem will gain a boost knowing everyone is admiring how you always look so rejuvenated.

Shea butter moisturizes dry skin and palm kernel oil takes care of those persistent pimples. Black soap does not contain bleach or synthetic chemicals so it’s perfect for acne-prone skin

What does African black soap do for your skin?

Most people use black soap on their faces to help fight acne, dark spots, and blemishes that are caused by sun damage. 

The properties in the soap heal blemishes by cleaning out clogged pores and drying up excess oils without over-drying the skin.

It may also lighten age spots or other discolorations of the skin, which gives you an even complexion. Shea butter moisturizes dry skin while cocoa pod helps with inflammation;

There have been research and clinical studies that have shown positive results of the above mentioned.African Black soap was originally used by tribes in West Africa as part of their daily beauty routine which they washed every morning after bathing themselves with warm water.This ritual not only cleaned their skin, but also left them feeling rejuvenated and smelling good too!

African Black soap is especially helpful for people with dry skin or those who live in cold and windy environments. It also helps to remove wrinkles and pimples. Many customers with acne scars find them fading after using black soap regularly.

After using African black soap, your skin should feel moisturized and supple, you will quickly note how soft and clean your hands feel after using African Black Soap.

How to use African Black soap

Take a dollop of our authentic African black soap and rub it all over your skin, wet or dry and then rinse off with water. You can also mix up a scrub by combining the black soap with some oils such as olive oil to make a paste for deep cleansing your pores.


First, rub a little amount of the black soap on your sponge and add a little amount of water to make the soap lather easily. Secondly, you rinse yourself with water and then scrub the sponge against your body.  Finally, you rinse yourself thoroughly with clean water.


First, pour a little liquid black soap, on your sponge and a little amount of clean water and rub your sponge until it is soapy.Then you will rinse yourself with some amount of clean water.  Then scrub the sponge against your body.  Finally, you will rinse yourself with clean water thoroughly.

For those that need a little extra cleansing power, combined with some oil such as olive oil or jojoba for more intense exfoliation.For best results, use twice a day as face wash/face scrub to cleanse pores

Remember to lather well until you feel it reaching your hairline as this is where most oils accumulate. Allow adequate time before rinsing off with warm water to ensure that all the dirt, thereby keeping your skin feeling fresh, glowing, and vibrant without any skin irritations.

Water acts as an emulsifier between the soap particles and any dirt on the skin. It loosens grime which helps it to be removed from your skin more easily.

What is African black soap good for?

– Acne treatment 

– Oily skin

Dry skin

– Scars & blemishes

Dark spots/age spots/sun damage 

– Eczema and rashes.  

– Psoriasis        

– Itchiness from insect bites           

 Much more!                                                       

Where does Black Soap Come From?

African black soap is from Ghana west Africa you can also find black soap in Nigeria,Camaron, Togo. we make the best African black soap we are based in Ghana

If you’re looking for a soap that’s made with natural ingredients and cleanse your skin, African black soap is perfect! It can be used to treat acne, eczema, psoriasis and other skin conditions. With anti-inflammatory properties that may help relieve itching or inflammation caused by these skin conditions as well as improve the appearance of age spots on aging skin? You’ll want to try this product now!   Contact us today if you would like more information about how we can help you start a business selling our real African Black Soap,If already have a business selling pure black soap and shea butter we are the best manufacture and supplier to work with we have been in this business for over 16 years. 

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