Shea Moisture's African Black Soap collection is a powerful healing agent perfect for anyone struggling with problem skin. Made from palm ash, tamarind extract, tar and plantain peel, our age-old family black soap recipe uses only the best natural and certified organic ingredients to create truly effective skin and hair care solutions. African Black Soap possesses strong cleansing properties yet is gentle to the skin. Rich in Vitamins A and E, it helps alleviate irritations and heals skin while it softens. This all-natural remedy has been used for centuries to treat eczema, acne, oily skin, psoriasis, and other types of troublesome skin conditions.