African Black Soap

What are the benefits of African black soap?

Surely you must have heard of this trending beauty product, African black soap? If not, read on to know more about it.

Africa is the hottest continent on Earth, and all that sun, along with the scorching heat, can be pretty harsh on the skin. But, African women are still known for their glowing and flawless skin. They maintain smooth skin that looks healthy inside-out, but how? It’s because of their traditional recipes, nature-inspired beauty routine, and black soap.

Beauty traditions in West Africa are closely held secrets that are passed down through generations. One such ancient African beauty secret is the authentic African black soap. This soap has taken the beauty world by storm with its abundance of skin care benefits.

African black soap is famous for having many skin nourishing benefits due to numerous antioxidants. This soap is made from the ashes of the cocoa pod, plantain skin, and palm leaves, and all essential oils, including palm kernel oil from leaves or kernels. Some additional natural ingredients could be honey to soften skin and Shea butter or cocoa butter for extra moisturizing properties. 

Our Organic African black soap is a natural cleanser made from simple ingredients that have many benefits. It is highly known to clear up common skin problems such as acne, eczema, and much more. If you are looking for a great cleanser, here are the benefits or perhaps some of the reasons why you should switch to organic African black soap.


Benefits of African Black Soap

African Black Soap

  • Natural Anti-Bacterial and Anti-Fungal Properties

It has a natural anti-bacterial and anti-fungal property that cleanses the skin deeply yet gently.

  • Gentle Exfoliator

The African Black Soap has ash present in it that helps to naturally and gently exfoliate the skin. The ash also helps in clearing clogged pores of excess oil, sebum & debris, without over-drying. Now, this is crucial as if your skin dries too much; it can trigger more oil and sebum production. 

  • Tones and Improves Skin Texture

This soap also helps in toning the skin and improving its texture over time. It helps to clear up dark spots, old spots & even out skin tone, all while lifting dead skin.

  • Provides Moisture

The soap also provides the proper moisturize balance for your skin. The Shea butter and coconut oil present in this soap helps in smoothing and hydrating the skin. 

  • Heals Eczema

Organic black soap has anti-inflammatory properties that help to heal and soothe eczema, dry skin, and psoriasis. Our African black soap contains these oils and oatmeal to soothe dry skin and provide moisture.

  • Reduces Fine Lines and Wrinkles

Organic African black soap contains great antioxidants such as cocoa that prevent free radicals from stealing oxygen from skin cells while preventing them from becoming lifeless. Using black soap also helps prevent these premature fine lines from appearing.


  • This Soap Is Safe For All The Skin Types

The majority of synthetic soaps contain a lot of chemicals and artificial fragrances that have the potential to destroy the acid mantle of your skin. But, black soap is fragrance-free and contains plant products. This soap is exceptionally gentle, and it also helps in balancing your skin’s pH without stripping it of moisture. Whether you have sensitive skin or dry skin, the African Black Soap will benefit you no matter what.

So, now you know the benefits of African Black Soap, order one from Francis Soap Shop. And browse our other organic skin care products to reap their benefits too.

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