African Black

100% Pure Unrefined Shea Butter Bar Soap ~ African Black
Gentle and Creamy. Like no other soap you have ever used.

Our mild bar soap cleanses the skin without stripping it of moisture
We use no harsh ingredients or dyes.

All Shea butters are not created equal.

• Most other African Black bar soaps contain 1 or 2%

• Rich in antioxidants and vitamins A, E, & F.

• Helps to alleviate itchy scalps and irritation as well as relieve oily skin, acne and eczema.

• Soothes skin irritations from simple rashes to contact dermatitis and psoriasis as well as help to fade skin discoloration and evening out skin tone.

• Helps restore & maintain skin elasticity and tone.

• Out of Africa soaps last 50% longer

History of African Black Bar Soap:

The original name of Black Bar Soap is “oso dudu” which orginated iwth the Yoruba people in Nigeria, Benin and Togo.  The Yoruba works “oso” (soap) and “dudu” black translate to “Black Soap”. Another name is “alata samina” where “Alata” means “spicy” in Yoruba.  It is believed that Yoruba woman trades who sold tomatoes and peppers introduced the soap to the area.  These woman were called “Alatas” or “Pepper traders” and the phrase was coined by the Ghanaisans calling it “the pepper traders soap”.  Woman used the soap to keep their skin from getting dry and stretch marks during pregnancy.

Pure Unrefined Shea Butter, Palm Oil, Coconut Oil, Aloe Vera, Botanicals/Essential Oil, Plantain Skins, Vegetable Glycerin, Sea Salt, Purified Water


★★★★★ 5 out of 5 stars.

Pure and gentle for sensitives

Posted by Reviewer3014687 on May 20, 2017 | Verified Purchase

I have multiple chemical sensitivities so was delighted to find this soap which I do not react to in any way.


★★★★★ 5 out of 5 stars.

Great soap that leaves skin clean and moisturised

Posted by Reviewer2129080 on Apr 27, 2017 | Verified Purchase

I am a great fan of the Out of Africa line of soaps, and a repeat buyer of the shea butter, apricot and verbena varieties. I have found them all to lather well and leave skin soft and supple.


★★★★★ 5 out of 5 stars.

Very mild, feels luxurious!

Posted by 5024052095187668154 on Feb 22, 2017 | Verified Purchase

This soap is wonderful . It doesn’t cause any reaction on my sensitive skin, almost no scent, leaves skin very soft.


★★★★★ 5 out of 5 stars.

love it

Posted by 4895582315266360537 on May 20, 2017 | Verified Purchase

this soap is natural and really strong. be aware that it is has no additive to make your skin smooth, so it will dry it and you should just use lotion. Also, if you wash your face be careful it might hurt the inside of your nose. I love this product because it is natural and it reminds me of the soap my grandparents used to make at home


★★★★★ 5 out of 5 stars.

 My favorite soap!!!

Posted by 4902830908809299508 on Mar 24, 2017

I absolutely LOVE this soap. The texture and feel are wonderful. There is a little fragrance when you first open it, but it fades pretty quickly. I mention that because I recall reading other reviews complaining about the strong smell. It’s not strong. Give it a try and once you love it like I do, buy the 3 pack 😀


★★★★★ 5 out of 5 stars.

Love it!

Posted by 5289610465516094298 on Feb 05, 2017

I usually buy the regular shea butter bar from this brand, but decided to give the black soap a go. It smells lovely, cleans well and doesn’t leave skin dry. Really happy with it.


★★★★★ 5 out of 5 stars.

By Kindle Customer on January 13, 2017

Great Soap


★★★★★ 5 out of 5 stars.

Amazing!

Posted by 5628859795678423817 on Aug 02, 2016

Very good quality product.


★★★★★ 5 out of 5 stars.

By Manno3 on July 13, 2016

Good soap with a very low EWG rating. Also reasonably priced! Throwing out my Dove!


★★★★★ 5 out of 5 stars.

Long lasting, lovely smell, cleans well

Posted by rodeheks on May 01, 2016

Long lasting, lovely smell, cleans well


★★★★★ 5 out of 5 stars.

Angiesmom – April, 2016

The Only Soap I Will Use On My Body

Great ingredients make this soap so wonderful. Doesn’t dry out my skin due to it containing 100% shea butter. I am 62 years old and my skin looks and feels wonderful. Nice fragrance too. I definitely would recommend this product to both men and women.


★★★★★ 5 out of 5 stars.

Pgsboy – · May 2016

Great for Super DRY skin

This is one of the soaps that I must say really moisturizes good, but doesn’t lather the best. With this I never need a moisturizer after words.


★★★★★ 5 out of 5 stars.

Very good and fast shipping

Posted by 5176992381216598656 on Feb 20, 2016

Very good and fast shipping


★★★★★ 5 out of 5 stars.

Frequent hand washer’s dream soap

By Pat Goodwin on January 30, 2016

Lovely, lovely soap without heavy scent and easy on my hands. I wash my hands probably 15 times daily for various reasons and they needed a break from Dial and then from Ivory. Heavy suds with little soap and is lasting a long time.


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