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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
 
3.8

(based on 45 reviews)

68%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Gentle (16)
  • Cleans thoroughly (15)
  • Improves hair health (11)
  • Easy to use (9)
  • Effective (9)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Daily use (15)
  • Curly hair (8)
  • Oily hair (7)
  • Thick hair (7)
  • Fine hair (5)
    • Hair Type:
    • Straight hair (13), Wavy hair (11), Very curly hair (6)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (11), Survivalist / minimalist (10), Product junkie (9), Budget shopper (7)

Reviewed by 45 customers

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4.0

not sure if would buy again

By lizagnaa

from orlando fl

About Me Product Junkie

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Cleans Thoroughly
  • Gentle
  • Great Smell

Cons

  • bottle not full

Best Uses

  • Daily Use
  • Oily Hair

Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Dandruff Control Shampoo:

i love the product itself smells great and cleans thoroughly however i don't like how he productcompeny doesn't fill there bottles all the way mine has a huge air bubble in it almost to the label and that's not okay and when complained about it recieved another in the mail but with also another hug air bubble but it was free so didn't say anything again i just don't think it looks good on the brand

  • Hair Type:
  • Wavy Hair
 
5.0

Great product

By Kath

from Wisconsin

About Me Minimalist

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Cleans Thoroughly
  • Great Smell
  • Improves Hair Health

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Dandruff Control Shampoo:

      I've used head and shoulders but it takes a week or 2 to actually see results. I used this shampoo once and got immediate results. Would definitely buy again and I don't think I'd have to use it every wash to continue to see results. On the bottle it says every other day/when needed. The only thing is that it doesn't give you much shine so I'd pair it with a leave in product!

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair
       
      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 Big hair

        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

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                  • Q:

                    Will this work in washing out oil after an oil mask or will i have to use a sulfate shampoo
                    Asked on 4/2/2017 by Rutiye from Addis Abeba

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      The African Black Soap Dandruff Control Shampoo gently cleanses as it removes buildup from styling products and soothes dry, itchy and flaking scalp.

                      Answered on 4/3/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                  • Q:

                    I have scalp inflammation where I'm balding on the top to the back of my head
                    Is this shampoo good for it
                    To cleanse and to help grow my hair back
                    If this isn't the product can you tell me Which line of your products will be better for my issue?
                    Asked on 3/21/2017 by Sammi from New York

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      For this, we recommend SheaMoisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Strengthen, Grow & Restore Shampoo.

                      Answered on 3/22/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                  • Q:

                    Is this okay to use for color treated (e.g. gray) hair?
                    Asked on 3/15/2017 by Jenn from bay area

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, SheaMoisture products are sulfate free and safe to use on color-treated hair.

                      Answered on 3/18/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                  • 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
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