My hair loves this stuff! It’s a miracle cleansing and moisturizer formula in a bottle. This stuff detangles, moisturizes, hydrates, clarifies and softens my tresses without the harmful effects of sulfate. liquefying the soap allows me to add other ingredients and maximize usage. Black soap in this format, last a loooooooooooong, long time—a little goes a long way.
Have you ever tried african black soap as a hair cleansing solution/shampoo? Did it work for your hair? Please share your thoughts and/or black soap recipes.
-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 (Spring/Summer Recipe only)
-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).