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African Black Soap: Deeply cleanses the skin and helps clear bumps and spots, acne, oily skin and other skin problems. Black Soap is anti-bacterial and anti-fungal and is effective for treating Eczema, Psoriasis, Acne and Dermatitis. Black soap is also powerful in healing premature facial lines and wrinkles and can be used as an effective shampoo for dry and flaky scalp. Genuine Black Soap is created using age-old traditions that are passed down from one generation to the next in smaller villages in Africa.How Black Soap is made:1. First, leaves and bark of various trees and plants are burned in a vat or kettle. These may be leaves from banana trees, plantain skins, palm tree leaves, shea tree bark, and/or cocoa pods.2. Secondly, water is added to ashes to be filtered. Oils such as coconut oil, shea oil, palm oil, palm kernel oil, and cocoa butter are added to the water to create the soap.3. The soap is then hand-stirred by local women for at least a day and then set out to cure for two weeks.