People are now more aware about the products they put on/in their bodies than ever before. Vegetarians, Natural hair folks, animals cruelty rights advocates, the list is getting endless. But charle, this stuff is the bumb. It controls hair breakage, it completely cleans the scalp, its sulfate free (which I love) and it lasts super long time because a little goes along way. This is one simple DIY project for those of us on a budget, you can still have the most health hair with African black soap. So you might ask yourself, “why should I put this stuff on my hair, what good would it do, especially looking at the color…..”
Don’t doll when it comes to Black soap.
African Black Soap Healing Properties
African black Soap is known to help cure and treat a wide range of scalp and skin conditions such as eczema, psoriasis, rashes, dandruff, dry and itchy skin, insect bites, bumps, cuts and wounds caused by various skin conditions. The vitamin E in the soap is largely apart of why this soap is so effective at treating and healing such conditions. This soap is enriched Vitamin E, which aids in the healing process and keeping scalp and skin bright, healthy, rejuvenated and clean and it keeps your hair shiny, soft and moisturized.
African Black Soap Moisturizing Properties
Black Soap is great at keeping your hair moisturized because it contains a high amount glycerine. Glycerin absorbs moisture right from the air and applies it right onto your hair and scalp. Glycerine keeps the moisture in your hair, which keeps it soft, malleable, and strong. Moisture keeps our hair from being dry, weak and brittle, which contributes to hair damage and hair loss.
African Black Soap Cleansing Properties
Black soap is a gentle exfoliator that gives our scalp a deep clean, which is essential for keeping our scalp cleansed and stripped of any debris that may be clogging the hair follicles and pores, yet keeping our. It removes excess oils from the scalp and hair, without removing essential natural oils in our scalp and on our hair, which keeps the moisture in our hair and reduces dryness and damage.
-5 oz 100% Black Soap Bar: (shea butter, osun (carmwood), cocoa pod powder, plantain peel powder, palm kernel oil, coconut oil, water, aloe vera)
-2 Cups Filtered Water
-2 Tbsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil
-2 Tbsp. Pure Honey (optional)
-2 Tsp. Vitamin E
-10 drops essential oil of choice (i.e rosemary, lavender, lemon grass, tea tree, lemon, peppermint spearmint,sweet orange, sage, ylang ylang, cinnamon, etc.)
You will need:
-Medium cooking pot, measuring cup, measuring spoon, large glass mixing bowl (optional), mixing spoon, kitchen grater optional), 1-16 oz or 2-8 oz storage bottle(s)
Grate or break black soap bar into pieces and place into large mixing bowl. Bring water to boil, remove water from heat and pour over soap in the bowl or add soap pieces to pot. Allow the mixture to sit until completely melted and cooled to room temperature. Add remaining ingredients to cool, room temperature liquid soap mixture and stir well. Some settling will occur so mix well. Store cold mixture in storage bottle(s). (Caution: Do not boil soap and water over heat).
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