Posts Written On November 04, 2011

@Arthouse_VA

Sup Cole World!! :0)

One of my hobbys include drawing Still-Life photos. I’d rather use charcoal to draw one, but im not against using pencil :0). I’ve always wanted to expand my Art talents (Sculpting, Painting etc…). So today i visited ‘ The Arthouse At The Jones Center’  (http://www.arthousetexas.org/, they had so many cool photagraphs, videos, sculptures, paintings etc…


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The JOY of Black Soap

Unrefined Black Soap

I’ve always heard about Black Soap, but never bothered to find out about it, let alone try it, until now. I was in desperate need for some more shea butter, and while I was at the store; the lady recommended that I add Black Soap to my skin care regime (washing my face twice a day + raw shea butter + drinking lots of water + eating lots of vegetables). After hearing of it’s many benefits, and that I could use it from head to toe, and I mean head to toe; I was sold.

Raw Shea Butter + Unrefined Black Soap = AWESOME Skin

How it’s made:

1. The leaves and bark of various trees and plants (banana trees, plantain skins, leaves and bark, palm tree leaves, cocoa pods, shea tree bark, etc.) are first burned in a kettle or vat.

2. Water is added to the ashes and then filtered. Oils such as shea butter, coconut oil, palm oil, palm kernel oil, and cocoa butter are then added to create the soap.

3. The soap is then hand stirred by local women for at least a day and then set out to cure for two weeks.

Benefits:

1. You can use Black Soap on your body, face, and to wash your hair

2. Helps relieve rashes, and scalp irritations

3. Softens rough skin, great for both oily and dry skin types, and helps reduce wrinkles and fine lines

4. Helps clear acne, blemishes, and other skin related problems

peace and love

♥Bella♥

*If you’re going to try it, make sure it’s unrefined Black Soap from West Africa, and not made in the U.S as those ones usually have a number of toxic ingredients…

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