Alaffia Black Soap, Authentic African, Shea Butter & Wild Mint
Peppermint. All-in-1. Body wash. Face cleanser. Hand soap. Shaving. For all skin types. Ethical body care. Made with authentic shea butter. Traditional West African ingredient. Empowering communities. Ethical trade. Vegan. No animal testing. Paraben free. Biodegradable ingredients. Alaffia's Authentic African Black Soap is made form a centuries-old recipe of handcrafted shea butter and West African palm oil (Orangutan Safe). Black soap is known by its Yoruba name, Osse Dudu. Dudu means black, which comes from extensive cooking of the soap to the point of charcoal. Many cultures in West Africa use charcoal to detoxify and purify the skin. Beauty. Equality. Empowerment: Alaffia pays fair wages, empowers mothers and families, and utilizes sustainable wildcrafted ingredients. Funds from product sales help conduct the following empowerment projects in Togo, West Africa. Reforestation: 57,575 trees planted. School Supplies: 32,842 student recipients. Bicycles for Education: 7,482 bikes distributed. Maternal Care: 4,463 births funded. Eyeglasses: 24,927 eyeglasses distributed. School Construction: 10 schools built. The Eban symbol is from West Africa. It represents protection, security & love. Alaffia \ah-la-fee-uh\ noun. A common greeting or valediction originating from Togo, Benin, and Nigeria. Alaffia means a state of peace, health, and well-being. Be Creative: Tell us how you use it. (hashtag)AlaffiaBlackSoap. Alaffia.com. This bottle is made from 100% post-consumer recycled plastic. Please, keep the cycle going!