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How To Produce African Black Soap (Alata Samina)

Alata Samina is a natural soap that is rich in Vitamin A, E and essential fatty acids. It helps in treating eczema, psoriasis, acne and for the removal of dead skin cells. It can also be used as shampoo for all types of hair.


1. Potash (Potassium Hydroxide) - 500g

2. Oils (Castor oil, Coconut oil, Olive oil or Palm Kennel oil) - 200 m/s

3. Soft or Distilled water - 3.5L


1. Plastic Containers (2)

2. Hydrometer

3. Weighing Scale

4. Hand groves

5. Soap Moulds

6. Measuring Cups

7. Spatula

8. Overcoat

9. Nose Mask

10. Source Pans (Non aluminium)

11. Fire

12. Scraper

13. Knife

14. Napkin


1. Dissolve 100g of potash base in 250m/s of water and keep it for a day.

2. Heat 200m/s of oil(s) to melt and uniformly mixed.

3. Pour the dissolved potash base solution into the hot oil and bring it to boil while stirring until it becomes thick or creamy.

4. Remove it from the fire and allow it to cool.

5. At this point you can add essential oil(s) , colour, perfume, and other skin enhancing ingredients ( optional).

6. Pour the soap into moulds and keep it for 24 - 48 hours. You can also it into packaging containers.

7. Remove the soaps from the moulds and keep them for 2 weeks before use.

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African Black Alata Samina Castor Palm Kennel Potash


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