Alaffia Black Soap, Lavender Ylang Ylang 16 Oz

Vegan. Authentic African. Shea butter & neem leaf. All-in-1. For all skin types. Body wash; face cleanser; hand soap; shaving. Traditional West African Ingredients. Empowering communities. Made with authentic shea butter. Ethical body care. 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 know by its Yoruba name Osse Dudu Dudu mean 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: 57575 trees planted. School Supplies: 32842 student recipients. Bicycles for Education: 7482 bikes distributed. Maternal Care: 4463 births funded. Eyeglasses: 24927 eyeglasses distributed. School Construction: 10 school built. As of 1/19/2017. The Eban symbol is from West Africa. It represents protection, security & love. Alaffia 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. Ethical trade. No animal testing. Biodegradable ingredients. This bottle is made from 100% post consumer recycled plastic. Please, keep the cycle going!