Best Place to Buy a Bar of Chocolate Soap (2008)

Shades of Afrika

When you walk into this boutique, the city outside drops away like a bad tour guide. The dark-wood paneling housing an impressive, esoteric African books collection and the cosmetic section (candles, soaps, oils) with imports from around the world all combine to make a visit to the recently relocated shop a welcome escape. Open-mic nights are a regular lively event, but our favorite treat is in the cosmetics section, where you'll find smooth, sweet-enough-to-eat imported chocolate soap bars. Take the bar home, unwrap it like you would any delicious bar of chocolate and indulge in an impossibly decadent shower.

Location Details

1001 E. Fourth St.
Long Beach CA 90802


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