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SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Wash %26 Scrub

SheaMoisture

African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Wash & Scrub

Item #: 2284991 Size: 4.0 oz

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SheaMoisture's African Black Soap Problem Skin gentle facial exfoliator provides instant resurfacing benefits while helping to control breakouts. Helps absorb impurities, control excess oil and detoxify skin. Leaves skin calm, refreshed and clearer looking.

SheaMoisture's 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 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 damp skin. Gently massage into the face and neck using circular motions. Rinse thoroughly. Use once or twice weekly as required. Follow with Problem Skin toner.
Deionized Water, African Black Soap, Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate, Glycerine, Vegetable Emulsifying. Wax, Stearic Acid, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Oil, Myristic Acid, Coconut Fatty Acid, Decyl Glucoside (Coconut Oil), Salicylic Acid, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Seed Oil, Bisabolol (Chamomile), Nigella Sativa (Black) Seed Oil, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice*, Tamarindus Indica (Tamarind) extract, Olea Europea (Olive) Oil, Moroccan Camomile Sauvige Oil, Vaccinium Myrtilus (Bilberry) Extract, Saccharum Officinarum (Sugar Cane) Extract, Sugar Maple Extract, Citrus Aurantuim (Orange) Extract, Citrus Medica Limonium (lemon) Extract, Tea Tree Oil. *Certified Organic Ingredient.

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SheaMoistureAfrican Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Wash & Scrub
 
4.4

(based on 72 reviews)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Effective (28)
  • Easy to use (23)
  • Good value (18)
  • Gentle (17)
  • Leaves clean feel (17)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Daily use (26)
  • Oily skin (24)
  • Women (16)
  • Acne-prone skin (15)
  • Combination skin (12)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (30), Brand buyer (19), First time user (5)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (13), 10 minutes (12), 1+ hour (3)

Reviewed by 72 customers

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5.0

great for everyday

By tara

from muncie, indiana

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Gentle
  • Improves Skin Texture
  • Leaves Clean Feel

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Acne-Prone Skin
    • Combination Skin
    • Daily Use
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Wash & Scrub:

    love how gentle this is and that i can use it everyday

    (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

     
    3.0

    Not much of a scrub

    By gr33n0rchid

    from Santa Clara, CA

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Balances Skin
    • Gentle
    • Moisturizing

    Cons

    • Greasy

    Best Uses

    • Combination Skin
    • Daily Use

    Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Wash & Scrub:

    Not much "grit" for a scrub and has a greasy feel. No fragrance which is ok. I have acne on my aging skin so this works well for controlling breakouts without drying my skin out. Although it isn't mentioned on the packaging, this does have salicylic acid in the ingredients. No mention of the percentage anywhere. This is the main acne control but not promoted as such and should be mentioned since some people are allergic or sensitive.

     
    5.0

    Super soft skin

    By MinSonma

    from Sonoma, ca

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Combination Skin

      Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Wash & Scrub:

      Love how skin feels so smooth right after applying it.

       
      5.0

      Amazing

      By Bela

      from Chicago il

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Leaves Clean Feel
      • Smells Great

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Acne-Prone Skin
        • All Skin Types

        Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Wash & Scrub:

        A
        Azing skin feels smooth n soft

         
        4.0

        Great facewash

        By Cataliscious

        from Burnsville, mn

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Combination Skin

          Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Wash & Scrub:

          Clean well, no tight face afterwards, but not greasy. Quality for a great price!

           
          5.0

          Reduces the amount of oil without skin feeling dry

          By Paris

          from Oakland Ca

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Leaves Clean Feel

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Oily Skin
            • Sensitive Skin

            Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Wash & Scrub:

            I apply the product with my hands and remove it with a clean damp towel. I have really oily skin and this product is the best so far. Reduces my large pores and everything. Make sure you use the problem skin toner after.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Love love love!

            By Abby

            from Columbus , Ohio

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Balances Skin
            • Improves Skin Texture
            • Leaves Clean Feel

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Acne-Prone Skin

              Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Wash & Scrub:

              I've never had anything else that works this great and is not crazy expensive!

               
              4.0

              Good!!

              By Carmenlinda

              from Pittsburgh pa

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Combination Skin

                Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Wash & Scrub:

                Im feeling the difference in my skin& had use for a week.

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                no

                By Ali0001

                from USA

                Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Wash & Scrub:

                I love the face mask but this wash/exfoliating scrub is awful. Right after washing my face a felt a gross film. Did not feel clean. Immediately grabbed my go to body shop tea tree face wash, and washed my face again. Will be returning.

                 
                4.0

                The product is great with quick results

                By Ashley g

                from Georgia

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Balances Skin
                • Gentle
                • Improves Skin Texture
                • Moisturizing
                • Not Greasy

                Cons

                • Bad Smell

                Best Uses

                • Acne-Prone Skin
                • Oily Skin
                • Sensitive Skin

                Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Wash & Scrub:

                I really enjoy this product . It's doing my skin good so far and I've only been using it for a year

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                • Q:

                  Does this product and other Shea Moisture skin products work on caucasian skin and african American skin.
                  Asked on 10/20/2016 by Dee from Ohio

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, this product along with all other SheaMoisture skin collections work effectively on any skin type.

                    Answered on 10/23/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                • Q:

                  Are the mircobeads in this product biodegradable? What material are they made of?
                  Asked on 9/3/2016 by hope from florida

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Yes. They are Jojoba beads and the wax in the beads are biodegradable.

                    Answered on 9/6/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                • Q:

                  Is this product compatibile with a face cleansing brush? Specifically, a spin brush.
                  Asked on 8/19/2016 by juliebean from Houston, Texas

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    The exfoliants in the African Black Soap Facial Scrub are tiny wax beads. They are smooth and round so they should be fine to use with a cleansing brush.

                    Answered on 8/24/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                • Q:

                  Does this help with acne scarring?
                  Asked on 4/10/2016 by Beautybeast from Baltimore, Maryland

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    This line is great to balance and calm the skin. To fade dark spots and even skin we'd suggest the SheaMoisture Coconut and Hibiscus Spot Correcting Moisturizer.

                    Answered on 4/14/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                • Q:

                  This says you're supposed to use it once or twice a week. Does anyone known if using this product every day is safe? Or will it make your skin dry/worse?
                  Asked on 4/4/2016 by Gigi from Orlando, FL

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    We'd suggest sticking to once or twice a week. For a daily wash, we'd suggest the African Black Bar Soap.

                    Answered on 4/5/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                • Q:

                  will I see a difference the next day or in a couple weeks? so far nothing has worked for me and I have been searching for a couple products and nothing clears up my skin how will I know that this product will.
                  Asked on 2/24/2016 by Fam from Bellingham, MA

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Truthfully, everyone's skin is different, and many factors go into skin improvement including healthy eating, sufficient rest, adequate hydration, sun protection plus managing stress. As part of your skincare routine, African Black Soap products will cleanse, soothe and improve the appearance of your skin, and results will vary depending on all of the above factors.

                    Answered on 3/8/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  Is this just for women or can men use this product as well?
                  Asked on 2/12/2016 by Jason

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    This product can be used by both men and women experiencing blemished, oily skin.

                    Answered on 2/15/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  Do the African Black soap skin care line help clear acne scars and do they also work for black heads? What is best skin care regimen using these products?
                  Asked on 2/1/2016 by sandy

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    The Facial Wash & Scrub helps exfoliate the skin and helps treat blackheads and blemishes. SheaMoisture recommends using the complete ABS product line together as a regimen for best results!

                    Answered on 2/3/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  Will I have to use the toner also to clear my acne or can I just use the scrub and it'll do the same thing
                  Asked on 1/20/2016 by Damon

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    The African Black Soap Facial Care helps balance problematic skin. We recommend you use it as a part of a daily regimen using the ABS facial wash and scrub, toner and moisturizer for achieving best results.

                    Answered on 1/27/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  Is this product good for Eczema?
                  Asked on 1/19/2016 by Jas

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    This product features a very natural formula that is free of harsh ingredients; however, if you have concerns, it is always best to consult your physician and/or conduct a patch test on a discreet area of your skin to ensure you experience no irritation. All ingredients are listed below for easy reference.

                    Deionized Water, African Black Soap, Sodium Lauroyl Lactylate, Glycerine, Vegetable Emulsifying. Wax, Stearic Acid, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Oil, Myristic Acid, Coconut Fatty Acid, Decyl Glucoside (Coconut Oil), Salicylic Acid, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Seed Oil, Bisabolol (Chamomile), Nigella Sativa (Black) Seed Oil, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice*, Tamarindus Indica (Tamarind) extract, Olea Europea (Olive) Oil, Moroccan Camomile Sauvige Oil, Vaccinium Myrtilus (Bilberry) Extract, Saccharum Officinarum (Sugar Cane) Extract, Sugar Maple Extract, Citrus Aurantuim (Orange) Extract, Citrus Medica Limonium (lemon) Extract, Tea Tree Oil. *Certified Organic Ingredient.

                    Answered on 1/20/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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