Alaffia Authentic African Black Soap is an all-in-one body wash, shampoo, shaving soap and more. Authentic African Black Soap is known by its Yoruba name, Ossé Dudu in West Africa. “Dudu” means the color black, which comes from extensive “cooking” of the soap to the point of charcoal. Many cultures in West Africa use charcoal to detoxify & purify the skin. This is an integral aspect of Alaffia true African black soap. Alaf?a’s Authentic Black Soap is made from a centuries-old recipe of handcrafted shea butter and West African palm kernel oil. Saponi?cation is provided by adding ashes to the hot oils, then cooking the soap for six hours. The last step is drying and curing the soap in the sun for three weeks, resulting in a gentle hand & body wash.
Ingredients :Ocimum canum (African Mint) Aqueous Extract, Saponified Butyrospermum parkii (Shea) Butter* and Elaeis guineensis (Palm Kernel) Oil*, Lauryl Glucoside, Citrus dulcis (Orange) Essential Oil, Citrus tangerina (Tangerine) Oil, Cymbopogon citratus (Lemongrass) Oil, Litsea cubeba (Litsea) Fruit Oil. *Certi?ed Fair for Life-Social & Fair Trade by IMO