Last Updated on May 19, 2020 by Anselem
LEARN HOW TO MAKE A DIY GLOWING AFRICAN BLACK SOAP – ZIGIHOW.COM.NG
African soap or african black soap originated from West Africa, they are made from harvested African plants such as, Cocoa pods, plantain and palm tree leaves. This ingredients are locally harvested, dried under the sun or roasted before they are been used in making the soap, which gives the soap it’s usual black colour. Other ingredients like lemon, and lime juice, red oil, and sheabutter are also added.
African balck soap has been known for it’s wonderful benefits to the skin. Ranging from clearing acne/pimples, erradicating Eczema, rashes, razor bumps, blemishes and fighting fungus and bacteria in the skin. African black soap also deep cleanses the skin, thereby removing impurities traped in the skin pores and also exfoliates the skin by removing the dead skin cells on the skin, thereby giving your skin the smoothness it deserves.
African black which are originally made in West Africa are purely Natural, with Natural ingredients, no artificial chemicals and ingredients added. Unlike the once made in USA and some European countries which contains artificial ingredients and added colours.
African black soap can be used on it’s own to achieve it’s skincare benefits, but do you know that you can actually mix your Africa black soap to a glowing black soap
Which will brighten and glow your skin tone, thereby enhancing it’s appearance?.
Ofcourse you can, and that is exactly what this article is all about.
Making a diy glowing black soap isn’t actually difficult, all you need to do is carefully follow the instructions below.
HERE WE GO.
DIY GLOWING AFRICAN BLACK SOAP.
- 50 Kg African black soap (or just use one wrap of Africa black soap)
- 6 Tablespoon carrot oil
- 2 Carrot puree (2 well blended carrot)
- 6-7 Tablepoon Raw honey (you can add more if you like)
- 5 Tablespoon tumeric powder
- 10-12 Tablepoon of powderd milk, (You can add more)
- 1-2 cucumber puree (a well blended cucumber)
- Guar gum (for desired thickness) (optional)
- Preservatives (Example: Optiphen plus or any other Natural Preservatives of your choice)
Get your solid African black soap.
Dissolve it using double boiling Method or you can just boil hot water and pour it over the soap to dissolve it.
Note: Don’t use much water, because you wouldn’t want the soap to turn watery. Because you will be needing a little thick consistency texture.
When the soap has dissolved. (Don’t allow the soap to dissolve too watery)
Then add the rest of the above mentioned ingredients in accordance to measurement stated.
It’s recommended you use a mortar pound the ingredients thoroughly to blend together then add your Preservatives.
Package the soap in a plastic container with a wide cover lid for easier usage of the soap.
Note: Just incase if your soap turns too watery while dissolving it, then use Guar gum to thicken it to your desired texture.