African black soap, or black soap (also known by various local names such as sabulun salo, ose dudu and ncha nkota), is a kind of soap originating in West Africa. It is made from the ash of locally harvested African plants and dried peels, which gives the soap its characteristic dark colour. Black soap is often made by women using traditional recipes and is often exported through fair trade groups.
This variety of black soap is known as ncha nkọta which roughly translates to "soap you can scoop" because of its soft texture. It originated from the Igbo people of Eastern Nigeria.
Our Ncha Nkota is 100% Authentic, raw ,vegan and sourced through fair trade sourced by my grandma in my village.
Black soap has been found to have some antimicrobial properties against skin microbiota such as Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli and Candida albicans, acne, eczema, psoriasis, uneven skin tone, pigmentation problems, oily skin, relieves dry irritated skin, evens skin texture etcAfrican Black Soap has an abundance of antioxidants and vitamins A and E.
Made in Nigeria, this soap is made in the traditional way from potash derived from burnt plantain ash, palm that naturally saponifies the oils which in this case are UNREFINED SHEA BUTTER and VIRGIN COCONUT OIL
This African Black Soap is organic, vegan, unscented, uncoloured as well as FREE from Sulphate, Preservative, Fragrance, MPG, PEG and Paraben and other nasties, which covers all of your environmental and Skin friendly concerns.
How to use: Lather in the hand and apply lather on skin. Use sparingly if new to black soap for your skin to adjust to it. It can also be use as shampoo
Each soap weighs approximately 70 grams/ 2.5 oz