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Can black soap take away dark spots?

Posted by Sherrita Walker on

As we age we all experience spotting on our skin. Different types of discoloration occur from freckles to moles, to patches of discoloration to the brown spots that are commonly called liver spots. This occurs across all skin types and colors. Evenly toned skin that is free from discoloration is the traditional standard for beauty and something we all want. It is the reason why women invest time and money in using foundation on their faces every day. We want to lighten any discoloration and cover up or eliminate spots There are a lot of products that claim to be able to erase spots. Many of them use harsh chemicals. There is a natural and safe alternative that will minimize spots and lighten your skin.


African black soap is made with a healthy mix of all-natural, local ingredients. The soap is traditionally made from the ash of freshly harvested plants and barks. These plants and barks include plantain, cocoa pods, palm tree leaves, and shea tree bark. After being harvested the leaves and bark are sun-dried. Then they are roasted in a kettle or pot at a constant temperature. Keeping a steady temperature while roasting is essential to ensure the proper color, texture and smell. After roasting the water is added. Along with the water various oils are added. Palm oil, coconut oil, palm kernel oil, shea butter cocoa pod powder are among the most popular oils. The mixture is then thoroughly stirred over the course of a day. After that day the soap must be set aside for two weeks in order to cure properly.