Friday, March 11, 2011


What is Black Soap? Where does it come from?
Black Soap or African Black Soap comes from plantain skin. It is a natural source of vitamins A & E and iron. (Plantain is a popular food in Africa, South America & other parts of the world. It can be found in ethnic or international grocery stores such as Latino, Caribbean or African. It looks like banana but much bigger. It does not taste like a banana & has to be cooked before eating) The skin of the plantain is gingerly dried to a precise texture under the hot African sun. It is then roasted in a clay oven. The heat must be constant in order to achieve a particular color, texture & smell. In some recipes, Cocoa Pod is used instead of plantain skins. Others use both the Cocoa Pod and plantain skins. Cocoa Pod is the shell of the Cocoa fruit. The cocoa beans are used for making chocolate or cocoa butter among other things.
I love black soap it is very moisturizing try whipped shea butter for mouisture after your bath or shower and see how beautiful your skin looks and feels, so soft.....parben free ladies and gents

Tuesday, March 8, 2011


I always say your hair is like a plant: You have to water it in order for it to grow. It's not always about what you put on your hair but also what you in your body too.Well in this case, you also have to feed it as well.
So here are the top 10 foods that promotes healthy hair:

 1- Salmon
Salmon is loaded with omega-3 fatty acids, this high-quality protein source is also filled with vitamin B-12 and iron.

2- Dark Green Vegetables
Dark green vegetables provide iron and calcium.

3- Beans
Not only do they provide plentiful protein to promote hair growth, but ample iron, zinc, and biotin.

4- Nuts
Nuts are a great source of zinc

5- Poultry
Chicken have high-quality protein

6- Eggs
Eggs contain biotin and vitamin B-12, which are important beauty nutrients

7- Whole Grains
Whole grains have plenty of zinc, iron, and B vitamins

8- Oysters
Although oysters are known to be an aphrodisiac, they also hair hair-boosting abilities. Oysters provide zinc- a powerful antioxidant.

9- Low-Fat Dairy Products
Theses product have great sources of calcium, an important mineral for hair growth. They also contain whey and casein, two high-quality protein sources.

10- Carrots
Carrots are an excellent source of vitamin A, which promotes a healthy scalp along with good vision.