AKUNA PRODUCT BENEFITS CANVASS

As a sales agent, it’s important to know what you are selling. We have put together this in-depth blog post so you can be aware of what you are selling and how it will help your customer!

SELLING POINTS

Cruelty Free

  • Our products are not tested on animals 
  • No animals were harmed in the manufacturing or testing of our products

Zambian Made

  • Our soaps are all made locally in Zambia 
  • People are supporting local small Zambian businesses when they purchase our soaps. 

All Natural

  • Lots of commercially used soaps contain harsh chemicals and ingredients
  • Our ingredients are all locally sourced
  • All of our ingredients are natural (being composed of ingredients from nature)

Affordable

  • Even though our products are all natural and extremely high quality, they are affordably priced for the quality being delivered, compared to other all natural products in the Zambian Market.

Ethically sourced

  • Our workers are paid livable wages
  • Our workers work in a safe and sanitary environment
  • When people purchase our soaps they are supporting ethical employment!

Production Processs

*Akuna Soaps getting cut for curing process. 

  • Harvest the Ingredients 
    1. Most of our ingredients are grown and harvested on the farm
  • Mix Ingredients 
    1. After we harvest and buy all of the ingredients we mix them all together. 
    2. We use a process called saponification to mix the oils and water together. The ingredient which binds the oil and water together is called lye. 
    3. After we have saponified the oils, we add extra ingredients such as essential oils and additives like charcoal or turmeric. 
  • Pour Ingredients
    1. When the ingredients have been mixed together we pour the ingredients into silicone molds to harden and take shape.
  • Cut the soap
    1. After letting the soap sit in the molds overnight, we cut the soap into individual soap bars.
  • Let the Soap Cure 
    1. Soap in general takes about 4-6 weeks to fully harden and be ready for use. So we store the soap in our container until the soap is fully hardened. 
  • Package Soap 
    1. After the soap has cured we then package the soap into it’s boxes.

Soap Bars BENEFETS

Face Bars

Turmeric With Vitamin E

(Even though it is labeled as a shampoo bar, Turmeric has the ability to be a great facial cleansing bar.)

 

  • Ingredients: 
  • Saponified Oils of (Soybean, Coconut, and Palm Oils), Turmeric, Vitamin E Oil, Water, Salt Sugar. 
  • Turmeric helps with skin conditions such as eczema, hyper pigmentation, sun spots, and acne scarring.
  • Turmeric helps reduce acne scars and hyper-pigmentation spots 
  • The Vitamin E helps to moisturize the skin and protect it from future injuries

Turmeric Eventone

  • Ingredients: 
  • Saponified Oils of (Soybean, Coconut, and Palm Oils), Turmeric, Honey, Water, Salt, Sugar

 

  • Turmeric helps with skin conditions such as eczema, hyper pigmentation, sun spots, and acne scarring. The Lemongrass essential Oil helps with reducing redness, inflammation, itching and swelling. 
  • Turmeric helps to reduce hyper-pigmentation and acne scarring.
  • The Lemongrass contains lots of vitamin C which is an antioxidant and helps with skin repair. 

Aloe Vera

  • Ingredients: 
  • Saponified Oils of (Wheat Germ, Soybean, Olive, Coconut, and Palm Oils), Aloe Vera, Water, Sugar, Salt

 

  • Aloe Vera helps with the healing of rashes caused by dry skin and irritation. Such as psoriasis and eczema. It also helps to heal small burns and irritation to the skin. 
  • Aloe Vera contains proteolytic enzymes which repair dead skin cells.
  • Aloe Vera slows the look of aging

Charcoal Cleanser

    • Ingredients: 
    • Saponified oils of (Soybean, Coconut, and Palm Oils), Activated Charcoal, Water, Salt, Sugar
    • Charcoal is deeply cleansing to the pores
    • Great for Detoxifying and Purifying the skin 
    • Helps remove blackheads and acne

Body Bars

Vanilla Coffee

  • Ingredients: 
  • Saponified Oils of (Soybean, Coconut, and Palm Oils), Fresh Ground Coffee, Vanilla Fragrance, Coffee Fragrance, Salt, Sugar

 

  • The skin conditions that vanilla coffee helps with is eczema, acne, and psoriasis. Additionally coffee has antimicrobial (an agent that kills microorganisms or stops their growth) growths. 
  • The caffeine in our vanilla coffee bars constricts the blood vessels increasing blood flow. This makes the skin appear tighter, plump, and more youthful!
  • The Coffee Grounds in the bar create a great exfoliator for removing dead skin cells! 
  • The scent is invigorating! 

Lavender Epsom Salt

  • Ingredients:
  • Saponified Oils of (Palm, Coconut, and Soybean Oils), Epsom Salt, Lavender Essential Oil, Salt, Sugar, Water

 

  • Lavender Oils is good for wrinkles and wound healing. Epsom salt helps with the healing of psoriasis, sunburn apin and redness, and swollen skin. 
  • Lavender’s aroma calms and soothes which creates a very relaxing environment. 
  • Epsom Salt gently exfoliates the skin, by softening tough skin and allowing it to easily rub off.
  • For the best results, tell your customers to use this bar in a warm bath. They should soak in warm water for about 10 minutes after applying the bar. This should help get rid of dead and tough skin cells. Then they should use the soap bar to scrub again.

Baobab Lemongrass

  • Ingredients:
  • Saponified Oils of (Soybean, Coconut, and Palm Oil), Organic Baobab Powder, Lemongrass Essential Oil, Salt, Sugar, Water

 

  • Baobab helps to soothe irritation and eczema. Lemongrass helps with wound healing on the skin. 
  • Baobab and Lemongrass are both very high in Vitamin C which helps to increase collagen and elastin production within the skin, making your skin appear more youthful and plump.
  • Baobab contains lots of antioxidants which help to fight environmental damage to your skin. 

HAIR BARS

Aloe Vera

  • Ingredients: 
    • Saponified Oils of (Wheat Germ, Soybean, Olive, Coconut, and Palm Oils), Aloe Vera, Water, Sugar, Salt. 
  • Aloe Vera helps to repair the hair itself.
  • Helps your hair to not fall out
  • The Wheat Germ oil has lots of fatty acids which are perfect to restore moisture to your scalp.

Moringa

  • Ingredients
  • Saponified Oils of (Avocado Oil, Soybean Oil, Olive Oil, Coconut Oil, and Palm Oil), Moringa Powder, Water, Salt, Sugar
  • Moringa contains Iron which brings oxygen to your hair cells, stimulating new hair growth. Helps prevent baldness
  • Avocado Oil is rich in oleic acids and mono-unsaturated fats allowing it to penetrate deep into your hair cells and seal in moisture. 

Turmeric With Vitamin E Oil

  • Ingredients: 
  • Saponified Oils of (Olive Oil, Soybean Oil, Coconut Oil, and Palm Oil), Turmeric, Vitamin E Oil, Water, Salt, Sugar
  • Turmeric stimulates your hair to produce a natural glow and radiance. 
  • The Vitamin E moisturizes your hair and protects the hair from damage. 

Grapeseed Oil

  • Ingredients: 
  • Saponified Oils Of (Grapeseed Oil, Olive Oil, Soybean Oil, Coconut Oil, and Palm Oil), 1% Zinc Pyrithione, Water, Salt, Sugar
  • Grapeseed Oil possesses lots of vitamins for your skin and is considered a light oil which means it’s perfect for people that have an extra oily scalp. 
  • The Zinc helps to treat dandruff, red scalp, and eczema.

CHILDREN'S BAR

OATMEAL HONEY

  • Ingredients
  • Saponified Oils of (Soybean Oil, Coconut Oil, and Palm Oil), Oatmeal, Honey, Water, Salt, Sugar
  • Oatmeal Honey is the best bar for adults with sensitive skin or children because this bar is formulated with our most gentle ingredients. 
  • The honey is a great moisturizer for your skin
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Medicinal Bars

Citronella + Eucalyptus

  • Ingredients: 
  • Saponified Oils of (Soybean, Coconut, and Palm), Citronella Essential Oil, Eucalyptus Essential Oil, Water, Salt, Sugar
  • Citronella helps to repel mosquitoes.
  • Deodorizes bad body odors. 

Grapeseed Oil

  • Ingredients: 
  • Saponified Oils Of (Grapeseed Oil, Olive Oil, Soybean Oil, Coconut Oil, and Palm Oil), 1% Zinc Pyrithione, Water, Salt, Sugar
  • Grapeseed Oil possesses lots of vitamins for your skin and is considered a light oil which means it’s perfect for people that have an extra oily scalp. 
  • The Zinc helps to treat dandruff, red scalp, and eczema.

Tea Tree

  • Ingredients
  • Saponified Oils Of (Soybean Oil, Coconut Oil, and Palm Oil), Water, Salt, Sugar, Tea Tree Essential Oil

 

  • Tea tree helps treat skin conditions such as acne.
  • Tea Tree contains anti-fungal properties which fight harmful yeasts and fungus
  • Tea Tree repels lice
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SKIN CONDITIONS OUR PRODUCTS TREAT

DISCLAIMER: We do not claim that our products TREAT OR CURE any of these skin conditions. Our products simply help to soothe and reduce the symptoms of these conditions. All customers who experience these conditions should go and seek professional advice. 

Read through these skin conditions so you can become knowledgeable about your customer’s struggles and how best to help them.

Psoriasis is a skin disease that causes a rash with itchy, scaly patches, most commonly on the knees, elbows, trunk, and scalp. 

Although there is no cure, there are different treatments that can help lessen and soothe psoriasis. One of the treatments is using all natural soaps such as ours.

 

Products that help with psoriasis:

  • Turmeric With Vitamin E 
  • Aloe Vera 
  • Tea Tree
  • Vanilla Coffee
  • Energizing Vanilla Coffee Lotion 
  • Soothing Lavender Lotion

Symptoms Include: 

  • Rashes or patches of red, inflamed skin, often covered with loose, silver-colored scales; in severe cases, the plaques will grow and merge into one another, covering large areas, 
  • Itchy painful skin that can crack or bleed 
  • Small areas of bleeding where the involved skin is scratched
  • Problems with your fingernails and toenails, including discoloration and pitting; the nails may also begin to crumble or detach from the nail bed. 
  • Scaly plaques on the scalp.

In addition to using our soaps, customer’s with psoriasis should also get steroid creams or ointments to help lessen inflammation, get more sunshine, take warm baths, use lotions without fragrance, and improve their diet by eating more whole foods such as beans, vegetables, and drinking more water.

 

Eczema is a skin condition that makes the skin very red and itchy.  Eczema is triggered by a number of things, some of which include soaps and detergents that are commercially made and not all natural. Eczema can also be triggered by cold weather, dust mites, fur, or molds. Although there is no ultimate cure for Eczema there are a number of treatments that can help lessen the symptoms. One of which is using all natural soap. 

 

Symptoms Include: 

  • Dry Skin 
  • Itchy Skin (may be severe especially at night.) 
  • Red-brownish-gray patches of skin, especially on the hands, feet, ankles, wrists, neck, upper chest, eyelids, inside the bend of the elbow and knees. On infants on the face and scamp)
  • Small, raised bumps (which may leak fluid and crust over when scratched.)

 

Products that help Eczema: 

-Oatmeal Honey 

-Lavender Lotion

-Coffee Vanilla Lotion

-Aloe Vera

 

In addition to using our soaps customer’s with Eczema should also moisturize their skin daily, take warm baths, use all natural products on their skin, reduce stress, and use topical corticosteroids (cremas that reduce swelling and redness).

 

 

Acne is a skin condition that occurs when your hair follicles become clogged with oil and dead skin cells. It causes whiteheads, blackheads or pimples. Acne is most common among teenagers, though it affects people of all ages Although there is no current cure there are alot of treatments that have proven to be effective. 

 

Symptoms of acne

  • Small Red Bumps 
  • Cysts 
  • Crusting of skin bumps
  • Whiteheads 
  • Blackheads 
  • Redness around skin eruptions 
  • Scarring of the skin

 

Products that help with this condition: 

  • Charcoal Cleanser Bar 
  • Peppermint Bar 

 

In addition to using our products you should also encourage your customer to get enough sleep, moisturize regularly, avoid dairy and meats, and reduce stress.

Dandruff is a common condition that causes the skin on the scalp to flake. It isn’t contagious or serious. But it can be embarrassing and difficult to treat. It also can be itchy and very annoying. The major cause of dandruff is a fungus called Malassezia. 

Symptoms of dandruff include: 

  • White skin flakes on the scalp, hair, eyebrows, beard or mustache, and shoulders
  • Itchy scalp
  • Crusty scalp 

Products that help to treat Dandruff: 

  • Grapeseed Oil with Zinc 

In addition to using our Grapeseed Oil product, customer’s should also moisturize their scalps regularly with oil or a hair mask. 

 

Contact Dermatitis is a skin rash caused by contact with a certain substance. The substance might irritate the skin or trigger an allergic reaction. Some common culprits of Contact Dermatitis are commercial soaps, fragrances, jewelry and toxic plants. 

 

Symptoms of Contact Dermatitis Include: 

  • Inflamed or irritated skin 
  • Blistered skin 
  • Dry Skin 
  • Thickened skin 
  • Cracked Skin 
  • Skin can become red, dark brown, purple, or gray

 

Products That Help With Contact Dermatitis: 

  • All of our products are non-toxic and should all be safe to use for customer’s with Contact Dermatitis. 
  • Our best option would be to recommend the Oatmeal Honey Bar because it is formulated with our most gentle ingredients 
  • Lavender Lotion

 

Hyperpigmentation is a common skin condition that makes some areas of the skin darker than others. “Hyper means more, and “pigment” means color. Hyperpigmentation can appear as brown, black, gray, red or pink spots or patches. The spots are sometimes referred to as age spots, sun spots or liver spots. A main cause of hyperpigmentation is an excess production of melanin. Melanin is a pigment that gives your skin its color. 

 

Symptoms of hyperpigmentation include: 

  • Patches of varying shades of brown or black 
  • Discoloration is seen after inflammation or injury on the skin 
  • Discolored patches turning dark after sun exposure. 
  • Raised dark patches growing in size. 

 

Products that help with discoloration: 

  • Turmeric With Vitamin E 
  • Turmeric Eventone

 

In addition to using our products, customers with hyper pigmentation should use go see a dermatologists for a good treatment plan. 

 

(Very similar to hyper-pigmentation)

 

Acne Scars are the result of inflammation of acne blemishes. The acne pores swell and a breakdown occurs in the wall of the pore. Some acne blemishes are small and the scares created are shadow and heal quickly. Sometimes the contents of the blemishes spill into the surrounding tissues and cause deeper scarring. 

 

Symptoms of acne scarring include: 

  • Depressions or large holes in the skin 
  • Raised acne scars 

 

Products that help with acne scarring: 

  • Turmeric With Vitamin E 
  • Aloe Vera 
  • Turmeric Eventone

 

In addition to using our products to help with acne scarring, customers should also use sunscreen, aloe vera, and see a dermatologist for a good treatment plan.

 

Damaged Hair can be more than just split ends. Extremely damaged hair develops cracks on the outside layer called the cuticle. Once the cuticle is open, the hair is at risk for more damage and breakage. It will also become very frizzy, dull, and difficult to manage. 

 

Symptoms of Damaged Hair Include: 

  • Dry or brittle hair. 
  • Hair feels thick at the roots, but thin on the ends 
  • You shed lots of hair 
  • Your hair is tangled 
  • Your hair appears dull

 

Products that help with damaged hair: 

  • Aloe Vera 
  • Grapeseed Oil and Zinc
  • Moringa With Aloe Vera
  • Turmeric With Vitamin E

 

In addition to using our hair bars for damaged hair customers should also moisturize their hair every day and apply hair masks once or twice a week. 

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