Black Soap is also known as African Black Soap since it originated in Ghana, West Africa. It has been used for centuries in Ghana and Nigeria to wash their black hair and skin.
Although it originated from Ghana, other countries adopted its secret ingredients which are varied and mixed but still upholding its nearness to nature. With the intention of being natural, artificial fragrances are not added but rather earthly scents with aroma therapies are used. Black Soap is suitable for all hair types and skin types regardless of color. Black Soap fits all types of skin may it be a normal, oily or a combination type of skin. It also benefits infant’s delicate skin and the drying skin of the aged from it therapeutic sensation.
There are two types of black soap; they are normal black soap and Tama black soap. The difference between the two is that normal black soap dries the skin after bathing while Tama black soap keeps the skin moisturized after use and that the disadvantage of normal black soap.
The ingredients for Tama black soap are different from those of normal soap. These ingredients are Shea butter, Virgin Coconut oil, Neem Oil, Lavender essential oil, Eucalyptus essential oil and Lemon Grass essential oil and each of them have it role and advantages. Shea butter contains more vitamins and minerals ideal for treating burns, sores, scars, dermatitis, psoriasis, dandruff, and stretch marks. It facilitates eradication of wrinkles by increasing skin’s moisture, renewing cells and enhancing blood circulation. It also has an element that shields the skin from damaging UV rays called cinnamic acid. Neem Oil has anti-bacterial properties that eliminate the causes of clogged up pores and zits. It alleviates dry and itchy scalp, dandruff and psoriasis, and offers silky, shiny, stronger hair and hair growth. Lavender oil has a calming aroma that soothes the skin, antiseptic and antifungal properties which hastens the cure of numerous skin ailments such as acne, wrinkles and psoriasis. It also restores wounds, cuts, burns and eliminates lice and lice eggs or nits on hair. Eucalyptus essential oil promotes aroma therapy and constitutes a desirable scent. It is also antiseptic and anti-parasitic and it cleanses the skin, gets rid of skin infections, and aids in the healing of wounds. Lemon grass oil is ultimate for both dry and oily skin conditions by stabilizing sebum levels in the skin.
Tama moisturizing Black soap has passed the quality test by local Food & Drugs Board of Ghana and currently under examination for Ghana National Accreditations board. It is also going through clinical studies to officially confirm its antifungal properties. Tama Black Soap just like all natural soap must be kept dry after use to avoid melting. It may irritate damaged skins with open wounds.
Black Soap cleanses from head to toe, from babies to the elderly, and from simple to complicated dirt thriving bacteria and fungi. It exfoliates skin and reduces the early signs of aging and heals various skin problems, infections and conditions and this makes it indeed the key to health and beauty!