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SheaMoisture African Black Soap Clarifying Mud Mask

SheaMoisture

African Black Soap Clarifying Mud Mask

6.0 oz Item 2298140

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SheaMoisture's African Black Soap Clarifying Mud Mask draws out dirt and congestion while helping absorb excess oil and improve the appearance of troubled skin. A proprietary blend of African Black Soap and Raw Shea Butter help to clarify, balance, and soothe blemish-prone skin. Skin feels purified and refreshed.
  • Made with natural and certified organic ingredients.
  • African Black Soap is a natural remedy for blemished, troubled skin.
  • Tamarind Extract is a natural astringent which helps exfoliate and brighten skin.
  • Tea Tree Oil promotes healing with naturally anti-septic properties.

Water, Kaolin, Bentonite, Glycerin (Vegetable), Glyceryl Caprylate, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter, Panthenol, Allantoin, Sodium Palm Kernelate, Sodium Shea, Butterate, Sodium Cocoate, Theobroma Cocoa (Cocoa) Pod Ash, Maleleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Tamarindus Indica Fruit Extract, Avena Sativa (Oat) Bran Extract, Tocopherol, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Oil, Musa Paradisiaca Extract, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Salix Nigra (Willow) Bark Extract, Ethanol, Glyceryl Undecylenate, Fragrance (Essential Oil Blend)

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SheaMoistureAfrican Black Soap Clarifying Mud Mask
 
4.2

(based on 89 reviews)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Leaves clean feel (47)
  • Improves skin texture (42)
  • Gentle (41)
  • Balances skin (37)
  • Not greasy (34)

Cons

  • Messy (20)
  • Bad smell (14)
  • Irritates skin (11)
  • Doesn't work (7)
  • Dries out skin (6)

Best Uses

  • Acne-prone skin (43)
  • Combination skin (23)
  • Oily skin (21)
  • All skin types (15)
  • Sensitive skin (15)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (36), Brand buyer (23)

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4.0

Pretty good

By Mae2

from NC

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Balances Skin
  • Gentle
  • Leaves Clean Feel
  • Moisturizing
  • Not Greasy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Clarifying Mud Mask:

    Pretty pretty good. Yes I would buy this again. Leaving my face feeling better than it did before and very soft. Use once a week.

     
    3.0

    Kinda okay

    By Lyssa makeup lover

    from Florida

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Pros

    • Leaves Clean Feel
    • Not Greasy

    Cons

    • Irritates Skin
    • Messy

    Best Uses

    • Acne-Prone Skin
    • Oily Skin

    Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Clarifying Mud Mask:

    I used this and then used a little of my acne spot drying cream and when I took it off there was like red marks on my skin from where the cream was

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Love!

    By Teagan

    from MD

    Pros

    • Balances Skin
    • Clears skin

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Acne-Prone Skin
      • Combination Skin

      Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Clarifying Mud Mask:

      I use this about twice a week. Has acne fighters like salicylic acid, sulfur, African black soap, and a mixture of clay. I also like how it doesn't completely dry, so is not tight on my face.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Not for Sensitive Skin

      By Blue Lotus

      from Chicago

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Burns
        • Clay Doesn't Dry
        • Irritates Skin
        • Messy
        • Not for Sensitive Skin
        • Slimy
        • Stings

        Best Uses

        • None!

        Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Clarifying Mud Mask:

        After reading all the good reviews, I decided to try a package of this mud. Let me start by saying that I have used tons of masks throughout the decades and most have performed well. I don't have any aversion to tea tree or any medicinal products - neither the ingredients nor the smell, so that has never a concern.

        Unfortunately within seconds of applying this mask, my sensitive skin was starting to burn and sting. I was very surprised and becoming quite nervous by the irritation but thought perhaps, it was temporary but not so. Secondly the mask never dries which, to me, doesn't help draw out any impurities nor does it tighten pores. The best thing about this mask was getting it off my face which took some effort with multiple washes. What a disappointment. I would highly advise sensitive-skin types to use with caution!

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Great product

        By KN

        from Charlotte

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Pros

        • Balances Skin
        • Gentle
        • Leaves Clean Feel
        • Smells Great

        Cons

        • Messy

        Best Uses

        • Acne-Prone Skin

        Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Clarifying Mud Mask:

        I have been using this product for over a year. I absolutely love it! I used to have bad acne and ever since I started to wear this I notice a big difference. I like the smell honestly. The bottle it self lasts a while, I just had to buy my second bottle after about 7 months and I wear this at least twice a week. Definitely should buy if you are looking for a good face mask

        (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Best mask I have tried!!!!!

        By Suze

        from Indianapolis, IN

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Balances Skin
        • Gentle
        • Improves Skin Texture
        • Leaves Clean Feel
        • Not Greasy
        • Smells Great

        Cons

        • Dries Out Skin

        Best Uses

        • Acne-Prone Skin
        • Combination Skin
        • Oily Skin

        Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Clarifying Mud Mask:

        I use this product twice weekly for my pesky oily/combination skin & every time I can see an almost immediate difference!! Smells very much like clay; But, I happen to enjoy the smell! Leaves my skin feeling clean & refreshed & the ingredients are pure & recognizable! Can't say that for many competitors of this brand... Good price point, amazing product, I will buy & buy again!!! May not be best suited for very dry skin types, but I have not experienced any irritation with this product.

         
        5.0

        this has my skin SO glowy and smooth!

        By mel

        from orlando, fl

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Balances Skin
        • Improves Skin Texture
        • Leaves Clean Feel
        • Moisturizing
        • Not Greasy

        Cons

        • Bad Smell
        • Doesn't Remove Makeup
        • Messy

        Best Uses

        • Combination Skin
        • Dry Skin
        • Oily Skin

        Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Clarifying Mud Mask:

        i have been using this once every other week since i got it in february and since then my face has been looking and feeling amazing, it does have a weird smell but i don't mind that. it's not drying at all like other face masks on the market. when i wipe it off, it leaves my skin super soft and moisturized, not oily at all. i love it, highly recommend this to anyone w problematic skin, although i'm not sure how this would work for acne because i don't really break out but other than that it's a great product. shea moisture never disappoints

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Love this mask

        By Sofia Alvarez

        from Miami, FL

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Balances Skin
        • Gentle
        • Leaves Clean Feel
        • Not Greasy
        • Smells Great

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Acne-Prone Skin
          • Combination Skin

          Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Clarifying Mud Mask:

          It works!

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          In love!

          By Happy

          from California

          Pros

          • Gentle
          • Improves Skin Texture
          • Leaves Clean Feel
          • Moisturizing
          • Not Greasy
          • Smells Great

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Acne-Prone Skin
            • Dry Skin
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Clarifying Mud Mask:

            I don't know what everyone else is saying...but I loveee the smell of this! It leaves my skin soft and fresh feeling. It's also helped improve some of my redness.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Leaves my face feeling soft and gently cleansed

            By happiestgirl

            from Holt, MI

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Balances Skin
            • Gentle
            • Improves Skin Texture
            • Leaves Clean Feel
            • Moisturizing
            • Not Greasy
            • Smells Great

            Cons

            • Messy

            Best Uses

            • Acne-Prone Skin
            • Combination Skin
            • Oily Skin
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Clarifying Mud Mask:

            First, I don't get the scent of play-doh. To me the mask smells like clay plus a bit medicinal and fresh. I think it smells like a spa scent and I love it. But maybe I'm weird because I feel alone in that opinion. I have sensitive skin that's mostly dry, but I occasionally have breakouts. This mask left my skin feeling soft, clean, and calmed. It IS messy, especially because it's black. I stained my washcloth with it. Ooops! But a little goes a long way and if you use it before taking a shower, you don't have to stain your washcloth to rinse it off.

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            • Q:

              should i wash my face before or after using this mask?
              Asked on 11/6/2017 by mayyah from New Jersey, US

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Prior to use, wash/rinse your face with only water. Apply a thin layer of mud with fingertips to clean skin, avoiding eye area. Keep on for up to 10 minutes. Remove with a damp face cloth. Use weekly or as needed. Finally, rinse well.

                Answered on 11/7/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
            • Q:

              Should the mask tingle/slightly burn my face while i have it on??
              Asked on 8/27/2017 by sixela from Marysville Wa

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                A slight tingle is normal.

                Answered on 8/28/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
            • Q:

              how long did it take to see results ?
              Asked on 8/19/2017 by cloro from MA

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                We suggest giving products at least 3 weeks for maximum results!

                Answered on 8/23/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
            • Q:

              I fell asleep with this on. Will it damage my skin because I left it on so long?
              Asked on 7/27/2017 by Ciara from Wilmington, DE.

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Your skin should not be damaged. In the future, be sure to keep on for up to 10 minutes and then remove with a damp face cloth. Use weekly or as needed. Rinse well.

                Answered on 7/28/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
            • Q:

              Are all the ingredients safe to be used in pregnancy?
              Asked on 7/20/2017 by Jas from San Francisco

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                When pregnant, we recommend all products should be cleared through a physician before use.

                Answered on 7/24/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
            • Q:

              I was told by an esthetician that I have combination dry skin and to be weary of products that will dry out my skin more, but that I do need to use a clarifying mask twice a week. Would this be a safe bet or might this be too harsh? (note: according to her I have delicate skin)
              Asked on 6/11/2017 by LL from Downey,CA

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                This will be a great product for you.

                Answered on 6/12/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
            • Q:

              So there is a clay mask and a mud mask which one is better for acne?
              Asked on 6/5/2017 by Paola from Nebraska, US

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                The problem skin mask is a clay formula while the newer one is mud. The mud is a heavier formula and dries while the problem skin mask stays moist. Both work well to improve skin imperfections associated with acne.

                Answered on 6/6/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
            • Q:

              Can I still use these products even if I'm not from an african american person? Or is there cons to using it? I am from a hispanic background.
              Asked on 5/20/2017 by Nao from Las Vegas, NV.

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Yes of course. This product is made for all ethnicities. This mud mask works best to target acne prone skin.

                Answered on 5/23/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
            • Q:

              How long do I need to leave it on for?
              Asked on 5/16/2017 by Amy from Houston,TX

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Keep on for up to 10 minutes and then remove with damp face cloth. Use weekly or as needed. Rinse well

                Answered on 5/17/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
            • Q:

              using this mask daily (maybe twice a day if so) will this affect negatively in any way? how often should it be applied. recently bought it due to Ulta not having any of the Bar Shop in stores but not sure if i should be using it too often or not.
              Asked on 5/10/2017 by BeautyK from California

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                The recommended frequency of use is once a week or as needed so you can use this daily, at night, or in the morning. This is more of a personal preference based on your results.

                Answered on 5/10/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
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