AFRICAN BLACK SOAP:
1. It’s Natural antibacterial properties make African black soap an excellent alternative to chemical-laden cleansers. In fact, it may actually remove more bacteria than chemical cleansers do. Despite its strength, black soap is gentle enough to use on your face, hands, and body.
2. It’s safe for all skin types
If you have dry or sensitive skin, you know that scented soaps and lotions are off-limits. African black soap is naturally fragrance-free.
3 People with oily or combination skin are also in the clear! Black soap can help balance your skin’s natural oil production without stripping necessary oils or adding excess oil to your skin
Natural oils are a crucial ingredient in black soap. While the ingredient oils can help relieve itchiness and soothe dry skin, they also add moisture.
5 It won’t make your skin oily
If you have combination skin, this makes choosing the right soap that much easier. The natural oils in the black soap add moisture, but also help prevent overactive oil glands.
6 It helps soothe irritation
African black soap may also soothe itchiness and irritation caused by eczema, psoriasis, contact dermatitis, and skin allergies. It may even help clear rashes related to eczema and psoriasis.
7 It’s anti-inflammatory
Black soap is rich in vitamins A and E. These vitamins are both antioxidants, which help combat free radicals and attacks on otherwise healthy skin tissues. This may be helpful for people who have inflammatory conditions like rosacea.
8 The African Black soap helps to fight acne and pimples by killing bad bacteria on skin, opening pores and drying pimples.
9 In addition to balancing your skin’s natural oils, the soap’s herbal content helps repair damaged cells hence clearing pimple scars and dark spots.
10 It may help reduce worry lines and slow down aging lines by reduce collagen loss and encourage new skin development. In turn, this can help plump up fine lines and wrinkles.
11 The African black soap can also exfoliate dead skin cells that make fine lines more noticeable.
12 sun exposure can cause sun spots (age spots), but black soap may offer another barrier to protect the skin against direct exposure to harmful sun rays.
13, It helps improve skin texture
African black soap is chock-full of natural herbs and oils, but part of its benefits come from its form. When left unprocessed, the raw ingredients that make up black soap leave the product far less smooth than the average drugstore soap bar. This makes it a natural exfoliant, which may help improve skin texture.
14 It helps prevent razor burn and related shaving rashes. It will help remove dead skin cells before they can clog your hair follicles to cause rashes or acne and the moisture in African black soap may also help prevent the lumps and bumps that result from razor burn.
15 It may help reduce hyper pigmentation which is often caused by acne scarring and sun damage — two things that African black soap may help soothe or prevent.
16 It may help minimize the appearance of scars and stretch marks Thanks to its natural oil, herbs and vitamin E content, black soap may help reduce the redness and overall appearance of stretch marks and other scars. It may also help minimize related itchiness.
17 It’s antifungal
One study on the effects of African black soap found the product effective for seven types of fungus — this includes the common Candida albicans yeast. You can safely use African black soap to help treat conditions like toenail fungus and athlete’s foot.
Where do all these benefits come from?
The benefits of African black soap lie in its ingredients. This includes a combination of:
-palm tree leaf
-palm kernel oil
-plantain bark, which contains iron
-vitamins A and E
-sweet almond oil
Keep in mind that the ingredient makeup of black soap largely varies based on the region of Africa it’s made from.
How to use African black soap;
African black soap natural texture is ideal for removing dead skin during exfoliation, you’ll want to smooth it out before using it as a regular cleanser. To do this, simply pull a small chunk of soap off of the bar and rub in between your hands. If you prefer a liquid cleanser, you can dissolve your piece of soap in water before use.
You can apply the bar directly to your skin if you’re looking for exfoliation, but be gentle! The rough texture is already an exfoliant in itself, so you don’t have to scrub.
You may also consider rubbing the bar on a soft washcloth first for gentle cleansing or use on rashes.
With whatever method you choose, make sure that you thoroughly rinse the soap off with lukewarm water after use. Afterward, apply your favorite moisturizer to your damp skin. This will help lock in the soap’s natural hydrating effects.
Although African black soap can work well for all skin types, using it correctly is key to preventing unnecessary side effects.
Some people find black soap to be drying. You may be able to reduce your risk for this by adding a teaspoon of raw honey to your soap mixture.
To do this:
1 Gently break a piece of the soap bar off and drop it in a small mixing bowl.
2 Use a spoon or fork to break the soap down into smaller pieces.
3 Add 1 to 2 teaspoons of raw honey to the bowl.
4 Mix the honey and soap together to create a black soap paste. You can add more honey as needed.
If you’re new to raw black soap, consider using it once every couple of days to start. You can gradually increase your use as your skin gets used to the soap. It’s possible to be allergic to any soap. If your skin becomes irritated or develops a rash, discontinue use.
Natural black soap is also rough, so it can irritate or even break your skin if you’re not careful. Stinging and burning are also possible. When using the block of soap, use gentle, circular motions as you glide it along your skin.
The best way to prevent skin breakage is to smooth out the soap and combine it with water, or use it with a washcloth.
The bottom line
African black soap is packed with natural essential nutrients designed clear pimples, acne, black spots and to enhance your skin’s natural complexion and help you glow from the inside out.
For maximum results, work your way up to using the soap morning and night.
If you begin experiencing any unusual rashes or irritation, discontinue use until you can see your doctor or dermatologist. They can help determine what’s causing your symptoms and whether you should permanently stop using black soap.
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