The Nubian™ Black Soap Stirs Kenyan Market

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SUMMARY
⭕ Used to lightly exfoliate and give you healthier looking skin.
⭕Offers UV protection
⭕Often good for healing skin blemishes
⭕Eradicates pimples, blackheads and acne, improves skin tone

Black soaps are often made from the ash of traditionally harvested plants and barks such as Plantain, palm tree leaves, and Shea Nut Butter

The soap can be used on your body or hair and works for oily skin, dry skin, skin rashes, scalp, pimples, blackheads, uneven skin tone, sunburn, Acne, irritations, body odors and is good for sensitive skin.

PREPARATION
First the leaves and bark are sun-dried and then roasted in a special kettle or brewed in Kerron Pot at a certain even, constant temperature, which is important to ensure color, texture and smell besides precipitating and preserving the natural active ingredients.

INGREDIENTS
Other ingredients include  Argan oil, palm oil, coconut oil, palm kernel oil, Shea Nut butter and cocoa pod powder, and certain wild nut extracts.

The NubianBlack Soap is traditionally west African, originally Ghana traditional recipe and slightly costlier compared to most common beauty soaps

The ash from plantains, palm and Coconut tree barks itself is often used to heal cuts, wounds and blemishes. Varieties of black soap made in West African countries tend to be pure compared to the conventional types.

MODE OF PRESENTATION
The Nubian™ Black Soap is often presented as a hard soap bar or thick, syrupy liquid which pours out as a gob of oozing molasses. The texture is somewhat goopy, thickish and slippery, as if the gob could slide right off your hand if you weren’t careful. It foams fairly with rich cream lather. There is almost no scent and the color is usually blackish-brown that does not stain.
The plantain skins give the soap Vitamin A & E, and Iron. Because the soap has the highest Shea butter content of any soap, it  also offers UV protection.

According to a marketing agency situated in Westlands, Kenya, the soap is popular among young and middle aged women in and around Nairobi. The liquid soap of the Nubian brand retails at KES 320 per a squeeze bottle of 100ml while the bar tablet of 160g retails at KES 300

Source: Soaps.com
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