African black soap is revered for having skin nourishing benefits due to an abundance of antioxidants. The soap is made from the ashes of plantain skin, cocoa pod, and palm leaves, and palm oil from leaves or kernels. Some of the wonderful benefits of African Black soap are: It's antibacterial, safe for all skin types, moisturizing, helps soothe skin irritations, anti-inflammatory, helps fight acne, may help reduce fine lines, may help with hyperpigmentation, helps minimize the appearance of scars and stretch marks, and it's antifungal!