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SheaMoisture African Black Soap Body Wash

SheaMoisture

African Black Soap Body Wash

Item #: 2271828 Size: 13.0 oz

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Shea Moisture's African Black Soap Body Wash With Frankincense & Myrrh cleanses, hydrates and calms problem skin. Helps to balance oily skin for clearer complexions. Use daily.

Shea Moisture's Story:

Sofi Tucker started selling shea nuts at the village market in Bonthe, Sierra Leone in 1912. By age 19, the widowed mother of four was selling shea butter, african black soap and her homemade hair and skin preparations all over the countryside. Sofi Tucker was a grandmother and sheamoisture is her legacy. With the purchase of African Black Soap Body Wash it helps empower disadvantaged women to realize a brighter, healthier future.

Benefits:
  • Ethically traded ingredients sustainably produced
  • Pioneering community commerce and Fair Trade since 1912
  • Tested on their family for four generations. Never on animals.

African Black Soap, Coconut Oil Soap, Decyl Glucoside(Coconut Oil), Lauroyl Lactylate(Palm Kernel), Deionized Water, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter)*, Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Extract, Santalum Album (Sandalwood) Essential Oil Blend, Jojoba Beads, Lonicera Capriflorium (Honeysuckle) Flower (and) Lonicera Japonica (Japanese Honeysuckle) Flower Extract, Salicylic Acid, Tocopherol (Vitamin E) Dead Sea Salt, Aloe Barbadensis Leave Juice*, *Certified Organic Ingredient.

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SheaMoistureAfrican Black Soap Body Wash
 
4.6

(based on 175 reviews)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Cleans effectively (107)
  • Easy to use (96)
  • Pleasant smell (88)
  • Gentle (55)
  • Moisturizes (45)

Cons

  • Pricey / poor value (7)
  • Unpleasant smell (5)
  • Smells bad (4)
  • Dries skin (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (127)
  • Shower (98)
  • Baths (45)
  • Travel (29)
  • Women (15)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (73), Brand buyer (32), First time user (15), Health conscious (9)

Reviewed by 175 customers

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5.0

I will be buying this product again!

By Shelly

from Allentown PA

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Cleans Effectively
  • Easy To Use
  • Gentle
  • Good Value
  • Moisturizes
  • Pleasant Smell

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Showers

    Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Body Wash:

    I love this body wash! Its smells awesome and lathers up really well. It is moisturizing without leaving a greasy feel on my skin. I will not be going back to bath and body works. I love that it is natural with no harsh chemicals. This is my new go to body wash!

     
    5.0

    Great buy!!

    By Tealll

    from Norfolk Virginia

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Cleans Effectively
    • Easy To Use
    • Gentle
    • Good Value
    • Moisturizes
    • Pleasant Smell

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Baths
      • Daily Use
      • Showers
      • Travel

      Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Body Wash:

      Great for challenged oily skin. Will dry your skin but to a good point and with using the lotion as well my skin as cleared up tremendously.

       
      5.0

      I could drown in this body wash and die happy

      By Mandy

      from Ohio

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Cleans Effectively
      • Easy To Use
      • Gentle
      • Good Value
      • Moisturizes
      • Pleasant Smell

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Showers

        Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Body Wash:

        Rub it on your body and watch the gates of heaven open up

         
        5.0

        I've never had a body wash clear my skin as well as this one

        By BlueEyedBeastie

        from Troy, OH

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Cleans Effectively
        • Easy To Use
        • Gentle
        • Pleasant Smell

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Showers

          Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Body Wash:

          I absolutely LOVE this body wash. Honestly, I think I love just about everything about the Shea Moisture: African Black Soap line. I first used this brand's bar soap and really liked it, but I was looking for something a little less messy and easily to handle than a bar soap. The bar form worked miracles for a rosacea and acne-prone skin so I really didn't want to stray from the Shea Moisture: ABS line. I saw this and thought I'd give it a try. Not only has it helped clear and prevent my breakouts, but it appears to have also helped with the overall redness in reducing it. It doesn't dry out my skin and make it flaky like other products with salicylic acid or benzoyl peroxide does and at the same time doesn't make my skin super oily. The smell is a bit of an acquired taste and some people may not like it, but it reminds me of black licorice so I find it pleasant. I've gotten a couple bottles of this now and the texture seems to vary a bit. There are little microbeads in it and sometimes the beads are so well-blended that you don't notice them at all and other times the beads are rougher so the body wash feels more like a gentle exfoliater. Anyway, I highly recommend it if you're prone to breakouts and haven't found any relief with other products.

           
          5.0

          This stuff never leaves my shower!

          By Sarah

          from Ca

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Cleans Effectively
          • Easy To Use
          • Gentle
          • Good Value
          • Moisturizes

          Cons

          • Smells Bad

          Best Uses

          • Baths
          • Daily Use
          • Showers
          • Travel

          Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Body Wash:

          Love this. I have redness and lil bumps on my arms and after using this product for a few weeks it got rid of it and my skin cleared up. After I finished it I bought something else and the redness came back so I repurchased this one. Never will I use another bodywash

           
          5.0

          Gonna use it forever

          By Miss Hollow

          from WInter Park

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Cleans Effectively
          • Easy To Use
          • Gentle
          • Good Value
          • Moisturizes
          • Pleasant Smell

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Showers
            • Travel

            Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Body Wash:

            I love that is as amazing like the bar of soap, bUT it doesn't stain the bathtub. Which makes this supra awesome.

             
            4.0

            Excellent and effective body wash.

            By Brit

            from Georgia

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Cleans Effectively
            • Gentle
            • Good Value
            • Moisturizes
            • Pleasant Smell

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Baths
              • Daily Use
              • Showers
              • Travel

              Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Body Wash:

              Great product. Nice, soft yet noticeable scent. Cleans well and better than the African Black Bar Soap.

               
              5.0

              Bye bye scars

              By K_Lashawn

              from Oakland, CA

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Cleans Effectively
              • Easy To Use
              • Gentle
              • Good Value
              • Moisturizes
              • Pleasant Smell

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Baths
                • Daily Use
                • Showers
                • Travel

                Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Body Wash:

                I have scars that are actually dissolving because of the daily use of this body wash. I highly recommend this brand to any and every one.

                 
                4.0

                I would buy this product again

                By Kkrazzo

                from Jacksonville, NC

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Cleans Effectively
                • Easy To Use
                • Gentle
                • Moisturizes
                • Pleasant Smell

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Baths
                  • Daily Use
                  • Showers
                  • Travel

                  Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Body Wash:

                  Everyday body wash keeps my skin so so soft!

                   
                  5.0

                  LOVE! LOVE! LOVE!

                  By Kris

                  from Missouri

                  About Me Budget Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Cleans Effectively
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Gentle
                  • Moisturizes
                  • Pleasant Smell

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use
                    • Showers

                    Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Body Wash:

                    I have suffered from very sensitive skin all my life; anything will make my skin flare up. This soap is a God send! During flare ups, I use this daily and within 2-3 days, my skin is clear! I use daily to prevent future flare ups. Bonus: I use exfoliating gloves in the shower and when I rinse, my skin is silky smooth from the combo!

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                    • Q:

                      Can I use this product on my face ??
                      Asked on 1/1/2017 by Liv from Queens, NY

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, you can. This product can be used from head-to-toe.

                        Answered on 1/2/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                    • Q:

                      What is the pH of this product? Is it pH balanced?
                      Asked on 12/31/2016 by Kathleen from Saint Louis

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Our products generally range from 5.5-6.1 pH. Soaps are 8.0-11.0.

                        Answered on 1/2/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                    • Q:

                      Does this body wash and the ABS work the same way? Like will using this body wash on my face take away the acne on my face just like how the ABS would? Also if I use this on my face to remove acne will it give me the same results that ABS gives?
                      Asked on 12/12/2016 by Goldenchild from New Haven, CT

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        The African Black Soap Body Wash is a great way to help balance and calm the skin and many people have seen great results when it comes to acne. This product can be used from head-to-toe. The Bar Soap helps to exfoliate better and can also be used on the face. Ultimately they give the same results.

                        Answered on 12/13/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                    • Q:

                      Can I use this product with a different moisturize
                      Asked on 12/2/2016 by Yvonne from Wisconsin

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, you can use any of our moisturizers with this body wash!

                        Answered on 12/4/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                    • Q:

                      I was wondering if I can use this twice a day; once at night and once in the moring.
                      Asked on 8/26/2016 by Any from New York

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, if needed, you can feel free to use this product once at night and once in the morning.

                        Answered on 9/1/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                    • Q:

                      Does this body wash help relive ezcema and will it fade away some of the dark spots caused by ezcemza
                      Asked on 8/8/2016 by Kiki from New York

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        When it comes to Eczema, we have heard some fantastic feedback. This wash helps to calm and soothe the skin. We'd also suggest the African Black Bar Soap.

                        Answered on 8/9/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                    • Q:

                      Will this help with acne on my back?
                      Asked on 6/28/2016 by jodi from US

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        The African Black Soap Body Wash is a great way to help balance and calm the skin and many people have seen great results when it comes to acne.

                        Answered on 6/29/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                    • Q:

                      can you use this to wash your face as well??
                      Asked on 6/12/2016 by hannahhh4 from Taunton, MA

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, you can. This product can be used from head-to-toe.

                        Answered on 6/13/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                    • Q:

                      Is there a big difference between this & the original shea moisture black african bar soap? Whats the main difference?
                      Asked on 5/25/2016 by mawrs from Stockton, CA

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        The Bar Soap helps to exfoliate better and can also be used on the face. Ultimately they give the same results.

                        Answered on 5/26/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                    • Q:

                      Is this product gluten free? The oats and vitamin E aren't listed as gluten free.
                      Asked on 4/30/2016 by crystal from California, us

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        This product does not contain any wheat ingredients or anything derived from it.

                        Answered on 5/3/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
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