Q: Where does the name Fra Fra come from?
A: My name is Frazier. When I was younger people called me Fra Fra. I recently found out there is a tribe in Northern Ghana, the primary source of Black Soap and Shea Butter, name the Fra Fra tribe. Once I began selling Black Soap and Shea Butter I knew that I would have to name my business Fra Fra's. I felt it was kismet.
Q: Who is the Fra Fra tribe?
A: The Fra Fra tribe is a subset of the Gur people living in northern Ghana. The name Fra Fra comes from the tribes traditional greeting "Ya Fara-Fara?", which means "How is your suffering (work)?." It is an sedentary agricultural tribe that grows all kinds of staples such as beans, maize, rice and yams. There are 300,000 Fra Fra speakers.
Q: What are the benefits of using Black Soap?
A: The Black Soap from Africa is made from a secret recipe is pure. Black Soap made in Europe and the U.S. have artificial ingredients. The pure version of Black Soap has many benefits such as:
- All natural cleanser
- Good for all skin types
- Antibacterial properties
- Fights acne
- Reduces fine lines and wrinkles
- Evens skin tone
- Treats eczema
- Minimizes scars and blemishes
- Soothes razor bumps
- Gentle clarifying shampoo
- Multi-purpose household cleanser
- Parasite treatment for dogs
Q: What are the ingredients in Black Soap?
A: Plantain Peels – A good source of antioxidants, protein, folic acid, thiamine, riboflavin, potassium, and vitamin C.
Cocoa Pods – Rich in antioxidant cocoa pods and also have strong anti-inflammatory properties.
Coconut Oil – Cleans and moisturizes the skin and helps with collagen production.
Palm Kernel Oil – full of fatty acids.
Palm Oil – Abundant in vitamin E, alpha and beta carotene and other antioxidants, as well as essential fatty acids.
Shea Butter – Contains beneficial fatty acids and helps repair damaged skin tissues. It also boost the body's ability to produce collagen.
Q: What are the benefits of Shea Butter?
A: Shea Butter has many benefits:
- Natural moisturizer
- Treats skin conditions like dermatitis, psoriasis, and eczema
- Helps treat and prevent stretch marks
- Reduces visibility of eye bags
- Reduces wrinkles
- Natural deoderant
- Improves skin elasticity
- Excellent hair conditioner
- Prevents hair loss
- Treats split ends
- Natural sunscreen
- Natural cuticle cream
- Aids in collagen production
- Treats acne and blemishes
- Reduces inflammation
- Treats diaper rash
- Treats dry chapped lips
Q: What are the ingredients in Shea Butter?
A: Shea Butter is a fatty extract from the shea nuts which is found in the shea fruit produced by the shea tree. It's naturally rich in Vitamin A, E, D, F and Cinnamic acid. Fra Fra's natural raw organic shea butter adds all natural oils and minerals to obtain its creamy texture. We do not add chemicals unlike other companies to ensure that the Shea Butter retains its healthy benefits.