What Is African Black Soap?

Africa’s Best Kept Beauty Secret or should I say secrets are not just limited to Shea butter. What is the other secret you may ask? The Ghanaians of West Africa refer to this product as Anago soap or Alata Simena; the Nigerians refer to it as Dudu-Osun. Everywhere else it is referred to as African Black soap. African Black soap is made from roasted cocoa (chocolate) pods and plantain skins ashes mixed with palm oil. It is a natural source of vitamins A & E and iron. African Black soap is especially recommended for the very young and the elderly, or anyone with tender skin. The main benefits behind African Black soap are its superior antiseptic properties. Checkout the properties and main uses down below.

Properties of African Black Soap:

  • Used on most skin types including rough and dry
  • Helps clear skin of bumps & spots
  • Helps reveal radiant, fresh & healthy skin
  • Helps relieve acne, oily skin & other skin problems
  • Great for removing make-up
  • Helps against premature facial lines

Main uses with African Black Soap

  • Showering
  • Bathing
  • Washing
  • Hair
  • Face
  • Feet

For centuries, both the Ghanaians and Nigerians of West Africa have used African Black soap to help relieve acne, oily skin, clear blemishes and various other skin issues. African Black soap has also been used to achieve beautiful skin. Africans have also used this natural soap for bathing and washing their hair. It’s excellent for removing make-up too. Black soap will leave your skin silky soft and clear. African people also use Black soap to rid the skin of rashes, ring worm, measles, and body odors. Finally, this product works very well with Shea butter.