So true. In fact, before soap was made Africans had been using a special type of leaf to bath with which suds up on contact with water. The other side of the story was that Europeans didn’t bath because Most of Europe is cold and they were unaware that soap existed as well as undeveloped heating technology. The only people that bathed were the Japanese and Africans and eventually the Greeks.
Did you know that Africans descendants rarely got head lice because of our hair follicle unlike Asian and European hair is shaped like a bean as opposed to a round circle or oval shape and because we use hair products and chemicals that head lice hate. Head Lice can’t rarely attach to our odd shaped hair follicles and when they do it’s usually in less developed Countries with in Africa but rarely outside of Africa.
Read the below article which explains that Africans get head lice but neglects to explain why as I have already done.