Alaffia

Alaffia

Alaffia was founded by Olowo-n’djo Tchala, who is originally from Togo. The company makes body care and beauty products using "traditional African materials, sustainable harvesting, and fair-trade practices."* *Source: South Sound Business, 2018

https://alaffia.com/
Overall rating
4.0
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74%
would repurchase
4.0
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Overall rating
74%
would repurchase

Recent Alaffia Reviews

Authentic African Black Soap - Unscented
3.0
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2 months ago

Just a word of caution for all african black soap: you might want to read about the high pH of african black soap and how its alkaline nature affects the acid mantle of the skin.

I was using Alaffia's Liquid African Black Soap (both unscented and the vanilla almond) for almost a year as a body wash, with normal results. I've been lucky to not suffer from body acne or really …
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Authentic African Black Soap - Unscented
3.0
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2 months ago

Just a word of caution for all african black soap: you might want to read about the high pH of african black soap and how its alkaline nature affects the acid mantle of the skin.

I was using Alaffia's Liquid African Black Soap (both unscented and the vanilla almond) for almost a year as a body wash, with normal results. I've been lucky to not suffer from body acne or really …
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African Black Soap Tangerine Citrus

I really like this soap. I use it as an all in one. I use it to wash my hair. Much better than straight castile soap. My hair is color treated, fine and medium to thick density. My scalp is happy and my hair is silky. I have not noticed color stripping but I do not wash my hair everyday. I use this to wash my face. I would say I am on the dry side with no skin issues as to breakouts and such …Read more

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African Black Soap Tangerine Citrus
5.0
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10 months ago

I really like this soap. I use it as an all in one. I use it to wash my hair. Much better than straight castile soap. My hair is color treated, fine and medium to thick density. My scalp is happy and my hair is silky. I have not noticed color stripping but I do not wash my hair everyday. I use this to wash my face. I would say I am on the dry side with no skin issues as to breakouts and such …Read more

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Everyday Shea Moisturizing Body Lotion

I’ve just finished a 32 oz bottle of the unscented lotion. Meh. I love that it is truly unscented and doesn’t compete with whatever fragrance I use. I live in a high-humidity area and I still don’t feel this truly moisturizes or sinks in. I suppose it is a good basic lotion but there are far better basic lotions in the “natural” market. I was ready for this bottle to be done and will not …Read more

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Everyday Shea Moisturizing Body Lotion
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Aug/04/2018

I’ve just finished a 32 oz bottle of the unscented lotion. Meh. I love that it is truly unscented and doesn’t compete with whatever fragrance I use. I live in a high-humidity area and I still don’t feel this truly moisturizes or sinks in. I suppose it is a good basic lotion but there are far better basic lotions in the “natural” market. I was ready for this bottle to be done and will not …Read more

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