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SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Wash %26 Scrub

SheaMoisture

African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Wash & Scrub

4.0 oz Item 2284991

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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
 
4.3

(based on 107 reviews)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Leaves clean feel (43)
  • Gentle (37)
  • Improves skin texture (34)
  • Not greasy (33)
  • Balances skin (32)

Cons

  • Doesn't remove makeup (4)
  • Bad smell (3)
  • Greasy (3)
  • Irritates skin (3)

Best Uses

  • Oily skin (37)
  • Acne-prone skin (35)
  • Daily use (34)
  • Combination skin (23)
  • Women (16)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (47), Brand buyer (29), First time user (5)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (13), 10 minutes (12), 1+ hour (3)

Reviewed by 107 customers

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5.0

LOVE

By Deedee

from Indian head, MD

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • All Skin Types

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

    Within just a few days this product not only cleared blemishes but lightened my dark marks and got rid of scars.

    (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Good stuff

    By Jenny

    from Isabela, PR

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Acne-Prone Skin
      • Combination Skin
      • Oily Skin

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

      This is a good scrub, leaves skin feeling cleaned but not stripped. It's gentle, but I notice that if I use it too often my sensitive areas get a bit irritated.

       
      5.0

      Great for biweekly use

      By ydavis

      from Alexandria, VA

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Acne-Prone Skin
        • Combination Skin
        • Oily Skin

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

        I was able to see a significant difference with my acne within the first week. Disclaimer: I was using it twice a day in the beginning, but now that my face has cleared up, I've change to using it twice a week.

        (3 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        It caused me to have more acne, which poped and scabbed

        By CrossbowQueen

        from Manchester, tn

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Moisturizing

        Cons

        • Greasy
        • Ineffective
        • Irritates Skin

        Best Uses

        • Dry Skin

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

        It made my skin oilier and caused me break out
        This face wash felt very nice when I first used it, but I woke up with painful acne that would pop when I washed my face and scab. I tried to give this product a few weeks anyway, because I was worried my skin was just getting used to it, but no. It turned me into an acne and scab covered oil slick. Maybe it would work for someone who has dryer skin, but it definitely didn't work for my oily skin, which is a shame, because it is difficult to find affordable cruelty free skincare products.

        Note: I tried to leave this review on their website and they deleted it, saying it didn't meet their guidelines. I guess that's what you do when you don't want people to know your product sucks.

        (1 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        NO

        By bryn

        from Portland

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

        if you are looking into buying this DO NOT. I have very dry skin, it overdryed it even more, I broke out severely and it left a film over my face. I DO NOT RECCOMEND

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        misused it

        By a stupid friend

        from Portland

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

        I was told to use this as a daily wash, I used it for about a week, washingbmy face 2x a day, without knowing you were only suppose to use it 1-2 times a week. I broke out with cystic acne and spots all over the bottom half of my face. it has been 2 weeks and I'm still struggling with the spots. it was very overdrying for my already dry skin if I used it normally anyway

         
        5.0

        Great product

        By Davi

        from Chicago

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Gentle
        • Leaves Clean Feel
        • Not Greasy
        • Smells Great

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Combination Skin

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

          Cleared blemishes

           
          3.0

          TERRIBLE

          By Bryn

          from Portland, OR

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

          I was confused when everyone was saying that this helped there skin. whenever I used this wash is would make me breakout severely all over my cheeks and forehead. I am very disapointedbin this product, I had such high expectations

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          My HG product

          By Mg1202

          from Louisville, KY

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

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

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

            I've been suffering from hormonal cystic acne along my jawline for some time now and tried many different cleansers, toners, serums, oils. I've been using this for close to a week in combination with the matching toner and bar soap. Absolute saving grace! I cant remember the last time my skin looked so healthy. It has dried up my acne, reduced scarring but doesn't dry or flake my skin. I would also like to try the mask, but can't recommend the other 3 products enough!

             
            5.0

            Perfect Game Changer

            By Natalie the Lab Scientist

            from Dallas, tx

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Acne-Prone Skin
              • All Skin Types
              • Combination Skin
              • Daily Use
              • Dry Skin
              • Oily Skin
              • Sensitive Skin

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

              I used this product during a sweaty and hard working summer time break out. The kind we all get when you have to work in heat and keep an appearance up! This cleared me up and balanced my skin so quick it was unbelievable! I haven't had to wear a foundation or powder on my face in a month because of how this leaves my skin!

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              • Q:

                Which ABS products along with this one should i use for best results??
                Asked on 8/3/2017 by Kay from New Jersey

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  We suggest pairing with SheaMoisture's African Black Soap Problem Skin Toner for best results.

                  Answered on 8/4/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
              • Q:

                Will this wash help with bacne?
                Asked on 4/21/2017 by Lessslie from Azusa, Ca

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  We suggest the African Black Soap Body Wash or Bar Soap instead.

                  Answered on 4/22/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
              • Q:

                Do I have use the Toner after using this ?
                Asked on 3/24/2017 by Kit from Philadelphia Pa

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  It is not required. However, you may see best results when doing so.

                  Answered on 3/28/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
              • Q:

                Is it all natural?
                Asked on 3/18/2017 by bruhhhhwasteyotimelbrumd from paradise

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  This product features a very natural formula that is free of harsh ingredients.

                  Answered on 3/21/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
              • Q:

                Will this help get rid of textured bumpy skin?
                Asked on 3/18/2017 by Beautyconcious from Ny,ny

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Yes. This product will help to improve skin imperfections.

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

                Can this product be used as a daily cleanser?
                Asked on 2/19/2017 by Michelle from Georgia

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Yes, you can use this product daily or as needed.

                  Answered on 2/21/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
              • Q:

                Is this product good for everyday use? You
                Asked on 1/15/2017 by Tasha from New York

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Yes, you can use this product daily or as needed.

                  Answered on 1/17/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
              • Q:

                How can this product be good for acne when it's ingredients are full of many different plant oils??
                Asked on 12/20/2016 by None

                1 answer

                • Brand 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 12/21/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
              • Q:

                what types of ingredients are used to produce this product?
                Asked on 12/8/2016 by purl from sri lanka

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  You can check out the ingredient list under the description of this product on the website.

                  Answered on 12/11/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
              • 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
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