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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 132 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Leaves clean feel (68)
  • Gentle (55)
  • Improves skin texture (53)
  • Balances skin (43)
  • Not greasy (37)

Cons

  • Bad smell (25)
  • Messy (10)
  • Dries out skin (6)
  • Irritates skin (5)
  • Doesn't work (4)

Best Uses

  • Acne-prone skin (54)
  • Oily skin (45)
  • Combination skin (34)
  • Sensitive skin (27)
  • All skin types (23)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (60), Brand buyer (32), 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 132 customers

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5.0

Love!

By Tess

from United States

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Acne-Prone Skin
    • Combination Skin
    • Oily Skin

    Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Mask:

    I bought one of the sample sizes of this mask a couple of months ago and loved it so much I HAD to buy the bigger container. I love this stuff! I use it twice a week and it leaves my skin feeling so soft and smooth, and I've definitely had less breakouts since I started using it. Will definitely be buying again.

     
    5.0

    10/10 recommend for trouble skin

    By Mel B

    from North Carolina

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Balances Skin
    • Gentle
    • Improves Skin Texture
    • Moisturizing
    • Smells Great

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Acne-Prone Skin
      • Combination Skin
      • Sensitive Skin

      Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Mask:

      So I have struggled with my skin ever since I was around 13. I'm now 21. I'm not claiming that this mask will fix all your skin problems, but MAN does it help! I apply with a cheap foundation brush for an even application and always leave it on for about 15 minutes. For anyone with combination skin this mask WILL be a favorite. I'm hooked.

       
      5.0

      Great

      By kt

      from Clinton twp MI

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • Dries Out Skin
      • Messy

      Best Uses

      • Acne-Prone Skin
      • Combination Skin

      Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Mask:

      I loved this product, it does need to be used with a moisturizer but overall great. made my skin feel so much better.

       
      5.0

      Love Shea moisture!

      By JG

      from Memphis TN

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Combination Skin
        • Dry Skin
        • Oily Skin
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Mask:

        You don't have to use a large amount for full coverage so you're getting your money's worth and it's not as harsh as most masks are afterwards. I didn't even feel the need to use a moisturizer afterwards :)

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        Didn't Really See Any Difference in My Skin

        By Alex

        from Los Angeles, CA

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Pros

        • Leaves Clean Feel

        Cons

        • Bad Smell

        Best Uses

          Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Mask:

          I have dry combination acne prone skin so I decided to try this product out in hopes it would help the breakouts I have on my chin. First off, the smell of this product isn't great, it's not horrible, but not pleasant either. I used this product for a couple of months and saw absolutely no improvement in my acne or my skin whatsoever.

           
          4.0

          I will buy this product again.

          By N/A

          from N/A

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Improves Skin Texture
          • Leaves Clean Feel

          Cons

          • Bad Smell

          Best Uses

          • Acne-Prone Skin
          • All Skin Types
          • Blemish-prone

          Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Mask:

          Use on clean, dry face. Will feel a bit of a burn, but I have sensitive skin and I just toughed up through it. Once I rinsed it off, I felt my skin super soft and it wasn't red, as I thought it would be because of my sensitive skin. It has helped with my acne, skin appearance, and even left my face feeling really smooth. Even though it smells like playdoh, it did wonders to my face.

           
          5.0

          LOVE

          By Ab

          from Louisiana

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Leaves Clean Feel

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Acne-Prone Skin
            • Oily Skin

            Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Mask:

            Love this mask. I have combo skin with acne. I find that the mask definitely gives my blemishes a kick start to going away. It stings a little in certain areas and I feel like if you have dry skin I wouldn't recommend or wouldn't leave it on for too long.

             
            5.0

            Amazing product!

            By Andrea

            from Miami, Fl

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

            • Bad Smell

            Best Uses

            • Acne-Prone Skin

            Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Mask:

            I tend to have clear skin but as summer was ending I realized I was breaking out a lot more and getting acne in places I hadn't before. I bought this product having done research about the great effects African black soap has. I'm in love! My skin is brighter, clearer, and overall better looking. There's a lot of product for such a low price, a little does go a long way. Totally recommend buying this and other products from this company.

             
            4.0

            Love it so far

            By KayD

            from Northern Virginia

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Improves Skin Texture
            • Not Greasy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Combination Skin

              Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Mask:

              I've only use the product twice and immediately I thought improvement in my skin.

               
              4.0

              Good mask for acne-prone skin

              By erink

              from San Marcos, TX

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Leaves Clean Feel
              • Not Greasy

              Cons

              • Irritates Skin

              Best Uses

              • Acne-Prone Skin
              • Combination Skin
              • Oily Skin

              Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Mask:

              I purchased this because no matter what I do, I break out. I wanted to try a mask to help with this, and this one definitely has not hurt it. It stings a bit and it difficult to remove, but it makes my skin feel nice,

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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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