Benefits of Using African Black Soap

If you’re interested in using a natural product to help improve your skin, you should try using African black soap. This natural soap can be very effective for treating many skin problems.


Differentiating Between Real and Fake

The definite way to differentiate between the real and the fake traditional Black Soap is simple. It gives impression of a beautiful mosaic or marble and not one color. This is due to its natural plant ash and oils make up.  The black soap is widely used in west Africa and every region has their own unique recipe. The color tone is depends on how long it has been boiled, sort of plants used. It will never be homogenous but coarse and breakable in its dried form or soft gel like in Origins of All African Black soap.  It will emanate a soft nutty natural fragrance.




Relieves Dry Skin

The first benefit of using an African black soap is that it helps to reduce the appearance of dry skin. The antiseptic properties of the soap can soothe itchy skin and scalp especially in summers.

African black soap is promising in providing with some quick natural relief from eczema or psoriasis as well.


Controls Excess Oil and Reduce Acne

It works best for oily skin to get rid of excess oil that cause white and black heads. The natural oils and fats in African black soap wash off well with water. This prevents a buildup of oils on the skin, which can clog the pores.



The plantain ash in black soap has antibacterial properties making it great for removing build-up from your pores that prevents acne causing bacteria while gently exfoliating the skin to avoid clogged pores that could cause acne.

You will notice that less break outs due to external aggressors and pollution after only the first use this natural soap.


Exfoliates and Smoothens Skin

Using African black soap is one of the easiest ways to make sure that you are taking care of your skin. Natural oils and shea butter can also effectively remove makeup.

Additionally, because the soap is made from the ashes of plantain it has exfoliating properties to remove dead skin and reduce fine lines.


Doubles as Shampoo for Hair

African black soap is also known to improve scalp health makes your hair look healthier and shiny. This is because it can clean your hair and scalp and stimulate the growth of new hair.


Uses of African Black Soap

African black soap is a safe choice among the widely available chemicals and fragrance loaded soaps. Remember that the ingredients in authentic African black soap are all natural and will not contain dyes or fragrances.

Although research into its use and benefits is ongoing; there are no reported side effects or risks associated with using African black soap.


Use in Shower

Scoop a small amount of soap. Rub your hands together to create lather as usual. It easily spreads on skin. You can use it with loofah or bath brush for extra exfoliation.


Alternate to Shaving Cream

Once in a while shaving with African black soap might help you get rid of unsightly in grown hair between monthly waxing sessions.


Acne Control Regime

People with acne prone skin should wash their face twice a day for proper cleansing and for it to properly take its effects. Using your regular medicated lotion or cream is completely safe with it.

Prickly heat (or heat rash) is a very common and irritating skin condition that happen during summer. It occurs due to blocked sweat glands.   When the sweat is unable to get out, it builds up under your skin, causing a rash and tiny, itchy bumps. When the bumps burst and release sweat, many people feel a prickly sensation on their skin. African black soap is the best remedy for prickly heat. Once used it almost immediately takes care of the situation, providing immediate relief.


How long does it take for African Black soap to work

We can only state so many benefits and uses of our all natural African black soap. Keep this in mind that the duration for any product to take an effect depends on many internal and external factors. Mainly  genetics, diet, hormonal changes, weather, stress play a big role on how our skin behaves.  Black soap can take time to see results. Be patient and consistent when starting any new treatment.



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