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SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Mask

SheaMoisture

African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Mask

Item #: 2284997 Size: 4.0 oz

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SheaMoisture's African Black Soap Problem Facial Mask deeply cleansing mask draws out impurities, absorbing excess oil and helps refine skin while addressing problems associated with acne. Skin feels clean and refreshed.

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 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.

Cleanse face with African Black Soap and Plantain enzyme Facial Cleanser. Smooth onto pat-dried face with your fingertips. Leave for 5 to 10 minutes (mask will not dry). Then rinse off with clean, warm water and pat skin dry. Use once or twice per week after cleansing.
Deionized Water, Kaolin Clay, Bentonite Clay, African Black Soap, Simmondia Chinensis (Jojoba) Oil*, Sulfur, Vegetable Emulsifying Wax, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter)*, Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate, Butyl Avocadate (Avocado), Willow Bark Extract, Glycerine, Benzyl PCA, Salicylic Acid, Phytosterols, Panthenol (Pro-Vitamin B-5), Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Bisabolol (Chamomile), Tea Tree Oil, Dehydroacetic Acid, Allantoin (Comfrey Root Extract), Tamarindus Indica (Tamarind) Extract, Olea Europea (Olive) Oil*, Spearmint Oil, Peppermint Oil, Eucalyptus Oil *Certified Organic Ingredient.

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SheaMoistureAfrican Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Mask
 
4.3

(based on 122 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Leaves clean feel (60)
  • Gentle (50)
  • Improves skin texture (46)
  • Balances skin (40)
  • Not greasy (33)

Cons

  • Bad smell (22)
  • Messy (9)
  • Dries out skin (5)
  • Doesn't work (4)
  • Irritates skin (4)

Best Uses

  • Acne-prone skin (47)
  • Oily skin (41)
  • Combination skin (28)
  • Sensitive skin (25)
  • All skin types (22)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (52), Brand buyer (31), Beauty conscious (7), Survivalist / minimalist (4)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (17), 10 minutes (4), 1+ hour (3)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (6), Oily (4)

Reviewed by 122 customers

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(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Ended up returning

By Meagan

from Allen, TX

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Moisturizing

Cons

  • Bad Smell
  • Greasy
  • Ineffective
  • Messy

Best Uses

    Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Mask:

    I was really excited about this product but was very disappointed. I expected the play dough smell because of the reviews I read so that wasn't a big issue but it felt very gross on my skin. it was messy to put on and have on because it doesn't dry & was pretty difficult to wash off. Felt like I needed a full shower to just wash my face off. It feels slimy on my skin and didn't feel like it did anything for my skin, good or bad but literally clogged my sink when I washed it off.

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Love it!

    By Anna

    from Tampa, FL

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Gentle
    • Improves Skin Texture
    • Leaves Clean Feel
    • Not Greasy

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Mask:

        I have only just started to use this product, but I love it so far! It leaves my skin feeling super soft and fresh.

         
        4.0

        Good buy!

        By Cristal

        from Wisconsin

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Leaves Clean Feel
        • Moisturizing
        • Smells Great

        Cons

        • Greasy

        Best Uses

        • Acne-Prone Skin

        Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Mask:

        Love the feeling of clean!

         
        4.0

        I use this once a week, it has helped with blemishes

        By Shae

        from New Orleans, La

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Balances Skin
        • Gentle
        • Leaves Clean Feel

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Acne-Prone Skin
          • Combination Skin
          • Oily Skin

          Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Mask:

          Love this product. I use it once a week. I've seen some improvement.

           
          5.0

          Not disappointed!

          By Cutenclassy81

          from Perry,Ga

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Gentle
          • Improves Skin Texture
          • Leaves Clean Feel
          • Smells Great

          Cons

          • Messy

          Best Uses

          • Acne-Prone Skin
          • All Skin Types
          • Combination Skin

          Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Mask:

          First time using this mask,and I was not disappointed!skin felt AMAZING afterwards!

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Miracle product

          By Nmreimann

          from Mentor, OHIO

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Balances Skin
          • Gentle
          • Improves Skin Texture
          • Leaves Clean Feel

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Acne-Prone Skin

            Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Mask:

            Cleared my son's severe cystic acne in 3 days! Tried everything else including oral meds. A miracle product!

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Love it

            By Anastasia

            from CA

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • All Skin Types

              Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Mask:

              This product has really helped my skin. I have acne scars and it does a great job of brightening them and my face feels really soft afterwards which i looovve because I have dry skin!

              (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              2.0

              Burns skin!

              By Ari

              from Texas

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Pros

              • Leaves Clean Feel

              Cons

              • Bad Smell
              • Irritates Skin

              Best Uses

              • Acne-Prone Skin
              • Oily Skin

              Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Mask:

              I really wanted to love this product because I've had some blemishes and I'm extremely oily. I never had sensitive skin or never really allergic to skincare ingredients. The moment I put this on it stung quite a bit removed it left my skin feeling clean but so red. Later that night noticed some blotches on my skin and anything I touched my skin with, it would burn like crazy. This mask made the areas by my mouth and cheeks so dry and flakey which is probably due to the fact it burned my skin. Now I'm going through what feels like a sunburn, my skin is starting to peel a bit too :(

              (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great product!

              By ultalover

              from augusta, ga

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Gentle
              • Helps clear skin
              • Leaves Clean Feel

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Acne-Prone Skin
                • All Skin Types

                Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Mask:

                I washed my face then applied this mask and let it sit for about 15 minutes. For the previous week or so I had continuous breakouts, but within the next day or so my skin was noticeably clearer. I now use twice a week and highly recommend.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                I would buy this product again and again

                By Babysensitive

                from Vancouver, BC

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Pros

                • Gentle
                • Improves Skin Texture
                • Leaves Clean Feel
                • Moisturizing

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • All Skin Types

                  Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Mask:

                  This is amazing! I have extremely sensitive skin. I have a lot of acne, dry skin and an oily nose. This mask felt so hydrating and made my skin feel very clean after use. After using this for two weeks my nose no longer got so oily and my face isn't so dry! It doesn't smell bad at all to me. I like how natural it is too, great for sensitive skin!

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                  • Q:

                    Is this mask gluten free?
                    Asked on 5/15/2017 by Gluten Free Diva from CO

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes it is.

                      Answered on 6/22/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                  • Q:

                    Can this be use after cleansing with African black Soap Problem Skin Facia Wash & Scrub ?
                    Asked on 3/23/2017 by Kit from Philadelphia PA

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes it can.

                      Answered on 3/23/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                  • Q:

                    Can i use this everyday?
                    Asked on 1/29/2017 by Ayla from Susanville, CA

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, this is gentle enough to use daily.

                      Answered on 1/30/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                  • Q:

                    What is the difference between this and the African Black Soap Clarifying Mask?
                    Asked on 11/30/2016 by Gina

                    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.

                      Answered on 12/1/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                  • Q:

                    What moisturizer from the same line would you recommend using after the Afican Black soap Facial Mask. Note:
                    I have oily skin with hormonal acne which only happens around the chin and jaw line of my face. Thanks in advance
                    Asked on 11/25/2016 by Emma from Alhambra, CA

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      We suggest using our African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer.

                      Answered on 11/29/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                  • Q:

                    Should this tingle or sting? Is that a normal sensation?
                    Asked on 11/20/2016 by Olivia from Illinois

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      We always suggest performing a patch test before use of a new product. However, it seems like you may have an allergic reaction to an ingredient or so in this product. We suggest consulting your dermatologist to get checked for any allergies.

                      Answered on 11/29/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                  • Q:

                    Would this product be good to minimize pore size ?
                    Asked on 8/6/2016 by Brii from San Diego, Ca

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      This product is formulated to balance oily and blemished prone skin. It draws out any impurities or excess oil leaving skin clean and refreshed.

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

                    In order for the product to work do we have the facial cleanser?
                    Asked on 7/30/2016 by coca from Florida

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      For best results, this would be recommended. However, you can also use it on pat-dried skin after cleansing with other products too. Smooth the product on with your finger tips, leave on for 5 to 10 minutes. Then, rinse off with clean, warm water and pat dry skin. The suggested frequency of use is once or twice per week after cleansing.

                      Answered on 8/2/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                  • Q:

                    what happens if you leave it on overnight?
                    Asked on 7/23/2016 by dee from Toledo, OH

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      We would not suggest leaving any of the SheaMoisture facial masks on longer than 10 minutes.

                      Answered on 7/26/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                  • Q:

                    I have really bad acne, and oily skin. I've tried other products but nothing seems to work long term. Will this be good for me? Also, are there any other shea moisture products I should be pairing this with?
                    Asked on 7/20/2016 by That from Hattiesburg

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Our African Black Soap Products were formulated specifically to provide relief for these types of troubled skin conditions and we truly think you're going to see some great benefits from them. This product is a good one to use as well as many of our other African Black Soap Skin Products and the Bar Soap as well. The Bar Soap can be used from head-to-toe including the face.

                      Answered on 7/21/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
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