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Soap or African Black Soap also known as Anago Soap or Alata soap, originates
from West Africa. It has been used for
centuries in Ghana. It's methods and secrets
have been passed down from
generation to generation to keep the soap close to mother nature and
avoid exploitation & imitations. Many have tried to create their
version of black soap with all kinds of ingredients. Ghana's Alata soap is the best
quality black soap because it is the ORIGINAL.
For centuries, Ghanaians have used Black Soap to help relieve acne, oily skin, clear blemishes and various other skin issues. African Black soap has also been used to achieve beautiful skin. Africans have also used this natural soap for bathing and washing their hair. Great for removing make-up. Black Soap will leave your skin soft, clear and smelling delicious. This soap is not scented.
or Anago Samina is the term used in the local dialect called Twi to refer to
Black Soap or African Black Soap. Alata or Anago is a reference to the people of the Northern Region
of Ghana, mainly the Hausa tribe. Alata Samina is now used all over Ghana.
Black Soap or African Black Soap comes from
plantain skin. It is a natural source of vitamins A & E and iron.
is a popular food in Africa, South America & other parts of the
world. It can be found in ethnic or international grocery stores such as Latino, Caribbean
or African. It looks like banana but much bigger. It does not taste like
a banana & has to be cooked before eating)
The skin of the plantain is gingerly dried to a precise
texture under the hot African sun. It is then roasted in a clay oven. The heat must be constant in order to achieve a particular
color, texture & smell. In some
recipes, Cocoa Pod is used instead of plantain skins. Cocoa Pod is the shell
of the Cocoa fruit. The cocoa beans are used for making chocolate or cocoa
butter among other things.
The next process is very delicate because if it is not done properly, with the right ingredients, there will be no soap. The roasted plantain skin is mixed with palm oil, palm kernel oil to form the soap. The roasting of the plantains determines the color of the soap. The longer the plantains are roasted, the darker the soap. African Black Soap is centuries old, has numerous benefits & is not scented. It can be used by anyone who wishes to improve the quality of their skin.
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Please Note: Information on this website is not a diagnosis for any disease, condition or disorder. All information is solely for general skin & hair uses. All advice and information about our natural products are based on centuries of history and the experiences of many groups of people in Ghana, United States & around the world who have used these natural products for decades.