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SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer

SheaMoisture

African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer

2.0 oz Item 2284995

SheaMoisture's African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer helps keep problem skin hydrated, while balancing oily and blemished complexions. Leaves a smooth, shine-free finish.

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.

After cleansing and toning, apply to face and neck with upward motions. Pat gently when applying to fragile skin around eyes.
Deionized Water, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter)*, Vegetable Emulsifying Wax, Simmondia. Chinensis (Jojoba) Oil, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Oil*, Taraktogenos Kurzii (Chaulmooga) Seed Oil, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Oil*, Taraktogenos Kurzii (Chaulmooga) Seed Oil, Nigella Sativa (Black) Seed Oil, Leptospermum Scoparium Branch (Manuka) Leaf Oil, Potassium Lauroyl Wheat Amino Acids, Palm Glycerides, Capryloyl Glycine, Magnolia Grandiflora Bark Extract, Glycerine, Glycerl Stearate, Stearl Stearate, Sodium Behenoyl Lactylate, Sliclylic Acid, Panthenol (Pro-Vitamin B-5), Vitmain E, Azdirachta Indica (Neem) Seed Oil, Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Sed Oil, Tamarindus Indica (Tamarind) Seed Extract, Willow Bark Extract, Bisabolol (Chamomile), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, African Black Soap Extract, Moroccan Camomile, Suavage Oil, Tea Tree Oil *Certified Organic Ingredient.

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SheaMoistureAfrican Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer
 
4.1

(based on 148 reviews)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Moisturizes well (72)
  • Goes on smoothly (67)
  • Absorbs quickly (58)
  • Not greasy (48)
  • Long lasting (42)

Cons

  • Bad smell (17)
  • Too greasy or heavy (11)
  • Doesn't absorb well (9)
  • Not effective (4)
  • Poor texture (4)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (102)
  • Deep moisturization (32)
  • After shower/bath (25)
  • Oily skin (22)
  • Women (22)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (39), Budget shopper (24), Survivalist / minimalist (22), Brand buyer (12), Beauty expert (10)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (15), 30 minutes (12), 1+ hour (10)

Reviewed by 148 customers

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5.0

Would Buy Again

By Stephanie

from Houston

Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer:

I have combination skin. I use this after washing my face and it doesn't feel heavy at all. My skin feels hydrated and smooth. It doesn't feel oily at all, but I do understand why someone would say it does. It's just the feeling of the moisturizer on the skin. It works great for me

 
5.0

Love it!

By Urstandingonmytoes

from WV

Pros

  • Absorbs Quickly
  • Moisturizes Well
  • Not Greasy

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Dryness

    Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer:

    I am 45 and post menopausal. My skin is fair, DRY, and still breaks out more than I'd like. I have bought high end $$$$ moisturizers and I have bought drug store moisturizers looking for something that would give me a good amount of moisture and not break me out. My 18 year old daughter actually bought this for her skin and one night, I decided to try it...it worked GREAT! I have used it every night since then and now over a month later, my skin is moisturized, my break outs are cut by half and I am very happy!

     
    1.0

    Going to return

    By Tawn

    from Zillah, WA

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Smells Great

    Cons

    • Feels very waxy
    • Too Greasy Or Heavy

    Best Uses

      Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer:

      I used once and will be returning. I was looking for something more natural but I can't stand the waxy feel. I reread the ingredients and one of the first ingredients vegetable emulsifying wax. I then read this is not ideal to use on your skin.

       
      5.0

      Actual HG

      By QueenB

      from Boston, MA

      About Me Beauty Expert

      Pros

      • Absorbs Quickly
      • Doesn't clog
      • Doubles as anti-fungal cream
      • Moisturizes Well
      • Not Greasy
      • Smells Great

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Dryness

        Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer:

        Like the precious reviewer, I've wasted so much money on "top of the line" skin products. From the first time I used this I knew I finally found the right product for me. This is the first time I've ever considered anything to be "HG" status. The price and quality of the product are just unbelievable.

        Also don't ask me how I know this, but it doubles as an anti-fungal cream. It will hurt and burn the first couple times, but it heals skin so much faster than that tiny pharmacy cream that's $15 a pop. In a week my family purchased almost $100 of antifungal cream with no end in sight, a quick Google search revealed that there are oils better than the medicine, and this moisturizer has a lot of them! 3 days and the rashes were gone. Seriously you guys, you need this in your life.

        Also heads up, if it doesn't smell like baby powder you got an expired product.

         
        3.0

        very disappointed

        By Eve

        from Texas

        Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer:

        Made my skin more oily like literally throughout the school day i could just feel how my face was getting more oily. I applied the moisturizer under my makeup and i literally just felt my makeup dripping because of how oily my face was

         
        2.0

        eh

        By bunnywiththemoney

        from cali

        Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer:

        so I used this product for a few months going on a year. trying to give it the benefit of the doubt because I've been told it takes your skin a while to get used to a new product and start seeing results anyway I have highly oily skin and all this did was make me 10× more oily during the day I would recommend this as a night Cream because it helps a bit with the acne but not a whole lot. it's super light and to me the product was very watery and I stopped using it when I found something better fit for me.

         
        5.0

        Miracle moisturizer in a jar.

        By BZ

        from Pittsburgh

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Absorbs Quickly
        • Long Lasting
        • Moisturizes Well
        • Not Greasy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • After Shower/Bath
          • Daily Use

          Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer:

          I have bought hundreds of skin care products over the years that were supposed to be top of the line and very expensive. This product works so well on my pale, sensitive, uneven toned skin that I doubt I will ever use anything else. If you have blemishes and need to balance the oiliness your skin this is the product to us.

           
          4.0

          Great product for problem skin

          By Makenzie

          from Iowa

          Pros

          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Moisturizes Well
          • Not Greasy
          • Smells Great

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • After washing face
            • Daily Use

            Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer:

            I have really oily skin and this past year I have had a lot of deep cystic acne and bad breakouts. I have had no luck finding a moisturizer that actually worked without irritating my face until this one. It has a faint smell which I love and does not feel greasy at all. I use it after I wash my face at night along with the toner and I love them both. With testing different skin items I found my face to be left with really bad dry patches and this has helped eliminate those. This is one of the first products I have actually noticed a difference with.

             
            5.0

            I WOULD BUY THIS PRODUCT AGAIN..

            By VIC

            from PORTLAND, OR

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Absorbs Quickly
            • Goes On Smoothly
            • Long Lasting
            • Moisturizes Well
            • Not Greasy
            • Smells Great

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer:

              ANYTIME I NEED NEW MAKE-UP I GO TO THE LLOYD CENTER MALL ULTA THEY HAVE ANYTHING & EVERYTHING I NEED..

               
              1.0

              Allergic Reaction

              By Andrea

              from Florence, AL

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Goes On Smoothly
              • Smells Great

              Cons

              • Burning sensation
              • Rash breakout

              Best Uses

                Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer:

                This product may work for others but my skin suffered for s week after using this for 3 days

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                • Q:

                  Is it better to use this in the morning, at night or both?
                  Asked on 8/3/2017 by Beauty Buff from Kalamazoo, MI

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    This can be used in the morning and at night!

                    Answered on 8/3/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                • Q:

                  I have been using African black soap and then after have been using witch hazel. Both seem to clean my skin but it feels very dry and hurts after. I get breakouts but my skin is dry except my t-zone , and I also have hyper pigmentation and acne scarring. My question is would my best option be to try this product or the coconut hibiscus spot correcting moisturizer
                  Asked on 6/30/2017 by Alejandra from Cleveland, Ohio

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    For spots, we suggest SheaMoisture Coconut & Hibiscus Facial Care because it contains Songyi Mushroom that helps to brighten and even out skin tone.

                    Answered on 7/1/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                • Q:

                  What time of day should I use the African black soap problem skin facial wash and scrub?
                  Asked on 6/19/2017 by Carmen from Ca

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    This can be used in the morning and at night!

                    Answered on 6/20/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                • Q:

                  I'm in my mid 40s but still break out with moisturizers. This one works great, but is it recommended for older skin?
                  Asked on 4/7/2017 by Missy from New Orleans

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    A person at any age can benefit from this product.

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

                  Does this product clear up dark marks on your face from prior pimples ?
                  Asked on 3/22/2017 by Shauni from Miami fl

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    For black spots, we suggest SheaMoisture Coconut & Hibiscus Facial Care because it contains Songyi Mushroom that helps to brighten and even out skin tone.

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

                  This is my second day using the product and I find it is leaving my oily skin even more oily! Is this normal and if not what do you suggest? The toner is not available in my location so I tried using apple cider vinegar twice after washing with the body wash as a natural toner substitute. No difference experienced though. Pls help
                  Asked on 3/13/2017 by Hopeful from Barbados

                  1 answer

                  • Brand 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 3/15/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                • Q:

                  Is this product fragrance free?
                  Asked on 3/6/2017 by choll

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    All our products contain no synthetic fragrances and this line is said to have a nice light scent similar to bubble gum.

                    Answered on 3/7/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                • Q:

                  Does this product clear dark spots? If not what does?
                  Asked on 3/1/2017 by Kiki from Norwalk Ct

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    For black spots, we suggest SheaMoisture Coconut & Hibiscus Facial Care because it contains Songyi Mushroom that helps to brighten and even out skin tone.

                    Answered on 3/1/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                • Q:

                  Is this gluten free? Along with your toners?
                  Asked on 2/20/2017 by Ag from US

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    This product does contain ingredients with Wheat.

                    Answered on 2/23/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                • Q:

                  does this smell like the mud mask?
                  Asked on 2/9/2017 by michelelou from US

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    This line has a light fresh scent. It has often been compared to bubble gum.

                    Answered on 2/10/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
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