Strengthens Skin and Hair, Provides UV Protection, Alleviates Acne, Reduces Skin Irritation.
Black soap has traditionally been used in Ghana and Nigeria to treat acne, oily skin and blemishes. This may be a result of the potash that gives the soap its black color.
Raw black soap is generally made with plantain skins, a good source of Vitamins A and E as well as iron. Vitamin E is an antioxidant that helps your skin retain its health and moisture. Vitamin A keeps your skin young and fights wrinkles and spots. Iron may also strengthen your skin and hair.