Alaffia Black Soap, Peppermint, Shea Butter & Wild Mint 16 Oz

Authentic African Black Soap. Vegan. All-in-1. For all skin types. Body wash. Face cleanser. Hand soap. Shaving. Ethical body care. Ethical trade. Alaffia's Authentic African Black Soap is made from 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. Inspired by Ina. 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. The Eban symbol is from West Africa. It represents protection, security & love. Made with authentic shea butter. Traditional West African ingredient. Empowering communities. Paraben free. Biodegradable ingredients. (hashtag)AlaffiaBlackSoap. 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 as of 1/19/2017. This bottle is made from 100% post-consumer recycled plastic. Please, keep the cycle going! No animal testing.