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Black Soap History

Black Soap History

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Published by: Solidity Trade on Nov 18, 2010
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Black Soap History
African Black Soap has abundant benefits. It can be used by anyone who wishes to achievehealthy glow of their skin. For centuries, African Black Soap have been used by Ghanaians toachieve beautiful skin by reducing acne, oily skin, clear blemishes, eczema, body odor andvarious other skin issues. It is also a natural black soap for bathing and can be used as ashampoo. African Black Soap will leave your skin smooth and clear, nourished and healthy.Great for removing make-up, this natural black soap is not scented.African black soap is now sold all over the world, in the internet, in health food stores and inspecialty stores internationally. Although natural black soap roots in Africa, many have already been using it. And due to international exportation, African black soap supplies the income for the West African villagers who produce it. Indigenous techniques of creating African Black soaphas been passed down from generations to generations to keep the natural black soaps close toMother Nature and stay away from imitations and exploitations. Natural Black Soap is a brownish/black color and supple to the touch. The natural soap includes plantain skins, cocoa pod (husk), palm oil, coconut oil, and essential oils, natural black soap is anexcellent source of vitamins A & E and iron.The skin of the plantain is carefully dried to an accurate texture under the sun. Afterwards, it isroasted in a clay oven. Constant heat must be maintained in order to attain a particular texture,color, texture & smell. The roasting of the plantains determines the shade of the organic soap. Toform the natural black soap, palm oil and palm kernel oil is mixed with the roasted plantain skin.Instead of plantain skins, others used Cocoa Pod.African Black Soap comes in blocks or chunks that can be without difficulty formed into bars or modified to produce personalized black soaps. It is capable of melting and customized byadditional moisturizing ingredients like essential oils and unrefined shea butter. By the additionof water, it can also be made into a liquid black soap.It has been used for centuries in West African regions in countries such as Ghana, Nigeria, Togo,and in Morocco. Originates from West Africa, Black Soap or African Black Soap is also knownas Anago Soap or Alata soap. Alata or Anago refers to the people of the Northern Region of Ghana, mainly the Hausa tribe. They locally called it Alata Samina or Anago means Black Soapor African Black Soap.

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