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SheaMoisture African Black Soap Dandruff Control Shampoo

SheaMoisture

African Black Soap Dandruff Control Shampoo

Item #: 2284249 Size: 13.0 oz

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SheaMoisture's African Black Soap Deep Cleansing Shampoo gently cleanses as it removes buildup from styling products and soothes dry, itchy and flaking scalp. Helps regulate sebum production.

OUR 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 our Grandmother and SheaMoisture is her legacy. With this purchase you help empower disadvantaged women to realize a brighter, healthier future. Ethically Traded Ingredients Sustainably Produced. Pioneering Community Commerce and Fair Trade Since 1912. Tested on our family for four generations. Never on animals. MADE IN THE USA.

Sofi Tucker was the Grandmother and SheaMoisture is her legacy. With this purchase you help empower disadvantaged women to realize a brighter, healthier future. Ethically Traded Ingredients Sustainably Produced. Pioneering Community Commerce and Fair Trade Since 1912. Tested on the Tucker family for four generations. Never on animals.
Apply to wet hair, lather and massage at the root to stimulate the scalp. Rinse thoroughly. Repeat if necessary.
Water (Aqua), Decyl Glucoside, Sodium Lauroylate, Glycol Stearate, Fragrance (Essential Oil Blend), Panthenol, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium, Chloride, Hydrolyzed Rice Protein, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter*, Macadamia Ternifolia Seed Oil, Vinegar, Salix Alba (Willo) Acid, Tcocopheryl Acetate, Aloe Barbadensis, Leaf Juice, Sodium Palm Kernelate, Sodium Cocate, Theobraoma Cacao (Cocoa) Pod Ash, Stearamide AMP, Caprylhydroxamic Acid, Caprylyl Glycol, Caramel *Certified Organic Ingredient.

Natural ingredients may vary in color and consistency. If irritation occurs, discontinue use.

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SheaMoistureAfrican Black Soap Dandruff Control Shampoo
 
3.7

(based on 43 reviews)

67%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Gentle (15)
  • Cleans thoroughly (13)
  • Improves hair health (10)
  • Easy to use (9)
  • Effective (9)

Cons

  • Doesn't lather well (7)
  • Doesn't work (6)
  • Greasy (5)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (14)
  • Curly hair (8)
  • Thick hair (7)
  • Oily hair (6)
  • Fine hair (5)
    • Hair Type:
    • Straight hair (13), Wavy hair (9), Very curly hair (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (11), Survivalist / minimalist (9), Product junkie (8), Budget shopper (7)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (6)

Reviewed by 43 customers

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5.0

love it for my dreadlocks

By amazing

from boston

Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Dandruff Control Shampoo:

I have dreadlocks and have limited options for shampoos, I was using a bar if African black soap and diluting it in water which worked but was a pain. I was excited discovering this product and reading great reviews for use on others with dreads. leaves my scalp scalp and roots feeling clean and it's so easy to rinse out compared to other products I've used. Will continue to use this and highly recommend for others with dreads.

 
5.0

Excellent product

By catlady123

from Burnsville. Mna

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Cleans Thoroughly
  • Gentle
  • Great Smell
  • Improves Hair Health
  • Lathers Well

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Thicker Hair
    • Thinner Hair

    Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Dandruff Control Shampoo:

    The prescription product for scalp dermatitis broke me out, this shampoo works better and stopped my husband s dandruff. Highly recommended!

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair
     
    1.0

    Don't like

    By Trainer

    from Minneapolis, Mn

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Dandruff Control Shampoo:

    Bought this to help combat a dry, itchy scalp. Have used it a few times but haven't noticed a change.

    • Hair Type:
    • Straight Hair

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    Never again!

    By Lily

    from delaware

    About Me Minimalist

    Pros

    • Lathers Well

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Dandruff Control Shampoo:

        This shampoo made my face break out ! I think it must have been the castor oil.

        • Hair Type:
        • Straight Hair

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Love it

        By Jack

        from Groton ny

        About Me Minimalist

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Cleans Thoroughly
        • Lathers Well

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Curly Hair

          Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Dandruff Control Shampoo:

          I love it because it helps with dandruff.

           
          1.0

          Very bad..

          By Disappointed girl

          from Chicago, IL

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Pros

          • Great Smell

          Cons

          • Doesn't Lather Well
          • Greasy
          • Ineffective

          Best Uses

            Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Dandruff Control Shampoo:

            I've never had such an issue with a shampoo before. It just doesn't really rinse out. It leaves my roots feeling like they are super greasy and have baby powder in them, so kinda gross feeling. In all my years I have never had a problem with ANY product, shampoo or conditioner, not fully rinsing out in the shower. It is also not effective for me but that may just be because I have bad dandruff and not that many products help anyway.

            • Hair Type:
            • Straight Hair
             
            5.0

            Smells great!

            By Traci

            from Pottstown, pa

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Dandruff Control Shampoo:

            I've only used a few times so the jury is still out on whether it works to control dandruff. But it lathers well and smells fabulous!!

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            Not for me but good for someone with dry scalp/hair

            By Rose

            from Philadelphia

            About Me Minimalist

            Pros

            • Gentle

            Cons

            • Greasy
            • Ineffective

            Best Uses

              Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Dandruff Control Shampoo:

              I have scalp acne and dandruff and I bought this because I've been experimenting with salicylic acid shampoos to combat that. The lather is fine and the scent is fine, but it leaves my hair really oily feeling at the roots, and I'm having just as many scalp issues as I do with a traditional shampoo. It is moisturizing enough that I don't have to use a conditioner, though, so this would be good for someone with drier hair and scalp than I have.

              • Hair Type:
              • Wavy Hair

              (1 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

               
              2.0

              I wanted so bad to like it

              By K

              from Dallas, Texas

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Pros

                Cons

                • Doesn't Lather Well
                • Ineffective

                Best Uses

                  Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Dandruff Control Shampoo:

                  I had been using Head and Shoulders for awhile and decided I wanted to try something more natural, so I opted for this shampoo. I loved the scent and the company's ideals and it was on sale, so it seemed like the stars had aligned for me and this hair care set, right? So wrong. I used it once and was immediately off put by how ineffective the lather was-- it was like rubbing caramel (which is one of the ingredients I might add) into my hair. It took me at least twice as much product to cover my scalp. Further the conditioner is thin and watery, meaning I had to use more of that too. I went back to my regular shampoo--until it ran out, that is, and then I decided to give this another chance. I went out of my way to make it work but after a week of using this stuff my scalp is in the worst condition it's ever been in: itchy and flaky, and my hair feels so weighted down. I am really disappointed and will not be repurchasing this or any other Shea Moisture haircare products.

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Straight Hair

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  This product is so good I'm mad

                  By BeautyGuru

                  from Miami

                  About Me Product Junkie

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Adds Shine
                  • Cleans Thoroughly
                  • Gentle
                  • Improves Hair Health

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Dandruff Hair
                    • Oily Hair

                    Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Dandruff Control Shampoo:

                    This product is so good I'm mad I bothered to buy the conditioner because the shampoo alone is incredible and even better, I'm mad I didn't find out about it sooner because my life is completely different after I left head and shoulders, just simply incredible I'll never use another shampoo.

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Straight Hair

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                    • Q:

                      Will this shampoo strip hair color?
                      Asked on 2/28/2017 by Stacy from Texas

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Not it will not strip hair color. SheaMoisture Shampoos are sulfate free and safe to use on color-treated hair.

                        Answered on 3/1/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                    • Q:

                      I m facing hair fall and bad dandruff will this really help
                      Asked on 1/31/2017 by Vinay from Karnataka

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        SheaMoisture's African Black Soap Deep Cleansing Shampoo gently cleanses as it removes buildup from styling products and soothes dry, itchy and flaking scalp.

                        Answered on 1/31/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                    • Q:

                      Hello! I have very bad psoriasis can this be used?
                      Asked on 1/28/2017 by Roni from Texas

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        African Black Soap Dandruff Control Shampoo soothes dry, itchy and flaking scalp, so it could help. Because psoriasis is a diagnosed condition, we suggest consulting your physician prior to use.

                        Answered on 1/28/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                    • Q:

                      Hello, I have very oily hair. I have to wash my hair everyday because if i don't one night, I wake up with extremely oily & greasy hair. Is there any product from sheamoisture that I can use? I know the oils are good for your scalp, but my hair is way too oily.
                      Asked on 1/22/2017 by Jenn from Texas, US

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        This product gently cleanses while soothing dry, itchy and flaking scalp. For oily hair, we suggest our Dragons Blood & Coffee Cherry collection.

                        Answered on 1/24/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                    • Q:

                      since I have box braids I have alit if dandruff, so can this be used to wash my scalp
                      Asked on 10/27/2016 by K

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, you can do this.This product gently cleanses while soothing dry, itchy and flaking scalp. Natural and certified organic ingredients to help calm and clear the symptoms of dandruff while active ingredients moisturize and kill bacteria. Leaves scalp balanced and relieved.

                        Answered on 11/1/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                    • Q:

                      How can I find out if this product is in a ulta store near me?
                      Asked on 10/5/2016 by Sara

                      1 answer

                    • Q:

                      Does this shampoo lather up well? I have noticed with most other "free" shampoo products I have used that they don't lather..
                      Asked on 9/9/2016 by Stasia from TX

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        It has a light lather that comes from a natural derivative or Coconut Oil.

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

                      I have 3b/3c hair, i wash with shampoo about once a week. would this be too stripping to use once a week (along with the matching conditioner) or is it too stripping? thanks!
                      Asked on 6/3/2016 by Rdebarros7

                      1 answer

                      • Brand Expert

                        A:

                        No, it would not. The natural and organic ingredients should help remove impurities without stripping hair of natural oils.

                        Answered on 6/3/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                    • Q:

                      Can this product be safely used on braids/twists?
                      Asked on 1/31/2016 by Tay

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        We confirmed with our friends at SheaMoisture that yes, it is safe to use this shampoo on braids and twists. It features a gentle formula that is free of sulfates and harsh salts.

                        Answered on 2/5/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      Is this safe for keratin treated hair?
                      Asked on 1/7/2016 by zs

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        This shampoo is sulfate-free and salt-free, so it is ultra-gentle for color-treated and chemically-treated hair. You can even use it on keratin-treated hair.

                        Answered on 1/13/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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