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SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer

SheaMoisture

African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer

Item #: 2284995 Size: 2.0 oz

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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
 
4.2

(based on 132 reviews)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Moisturizes well (63)
  • Goes on smoothly (61)
  • Absorbs quickly (51)
  • Not greasy (41)
  • Long lasting (38)

Cons

  • Bad smell (17)
  • Too greasy or heavy (9)
  • Doesn't absorb well (8)
  • Not effective (4)
  • Poor texture (4)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (93)
  • Deep moisturization (31)
  • After shower/bath (23)
  • Oily skin (22)
  • Women (22)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (33), Budget shopper (24), Survivalist / minimalist (21), Brand buyer (12), Beauty expert (9)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (15), 30 minutes (12), 1+ hour (10)

Reviewed by 132 customers

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2.0

Would not buy

By mck

from Dallas, TX

Pros

  • Absorbs Quickly
  • Goes On Smoothly

Cons

  • Bad Smell
  • Doesn't moisten skin well
  • Too Greasy Or Heavy

Best Uses

    Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer:

    Tried this along with the Shea Moisture African Soap Bar and it didn't work all too well. The bar broke me out very bad and left my skin tight, and this moisturizer didn't really do much. After applying this, my skin was still left dry and peeling. Don't recommend this or the bar.

     
    5.0

    Amazing

    By ariel monroe

    from Clayton, North Carolina

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Goes On Smoothly
    • Long Lasting
    • Moisturizes Well
    • Not Greasy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • After Shower/Bath
      • Daily Use
      • Deep Moisturization
      • Dryness

      Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer:

      I use in the morning after I wash my face for an all day moisturizing base.

       
      5.0

      Shea Moisturizer Moisturizer

      By Alexis

      from Florida

      About Me Beauty Conscious, Beauty Expert

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Goes On Smoothly
      • Long Lasting
      • Moisturizes Well
      • Not Greasy

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • After Shower/Bath
        • Daily Use
        • Deep Moisturization
        • Dryness

        Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer:

        Love this product. A little goes a long way ! Lasts for a few months !

         
        4.0

        Definitely a Re-Purchase

        By Tee

        from CT

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Absorbs Quickly
        • Goes On Smoothly
        • Moisturizes Well
        • Not Greasy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • After Shower/Bath
          • Daily Use

          Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer:

          I've only been using this product about a week, so I can't tell if it helps fade away acne scars yet. However, I love it as a daily moisturizer. I have oily skin and this Doesn't feel or look greasy at all.

           
          5.0

          A staple for my skincare routine

          By graceface

          from Durham, NC

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Long Lasting
          • Moisturizes Well

          Cons

          • Heavy.

          Best Uses

          • After Shower/Bath
          • Night time moisturizer

          Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer:

          I use heavy-duty acne scrubs and treatments, and this moisturizer does an excellent job of keeping my skin soft and supple without clogging my pores or making my skin oily. This is best used at night before bed, rather than as a day time moisturizer (it is a little too heavy for that). When I use this moisturizer at night, in the morning I can see my blemishes have been reduced, and my skin feels soft. This moisturizer goes a long way, and can last me up to six months when used once daily. Seriously, I cannot recommend this moisturizer enough!!

           
          3.0

          Giving it time

          By JusKai

          from Detroit, MI

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Absorbs Quickly
          • Goes On Smoothly
          • Moisturizes Well
          • Not Greasy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Deep Moisturization

            Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer:

            I believe the description says "lightweight". This is not lightweight at all. But the consistency doesn't bother me. I have combination skin and have recently experienced an increase in breakouts. I plan on being consistent with use to see how this product really works. So far, no complaints. Although, it does smell like pencil lead; but the smell doesn't last long. Great under makeup

             
            5.0

            Literally Magical

            By A Happy Customer

            from Chattanooga, Tn

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer:

              This moisturizer SEEMS heavy when you first try it but it is magically clearing up my skin. It actually absorbs quite well and leaves your skin matte all day. I did have an adjustment period. My forehead was a little oily at first and had a purge effect but after 1 month I had drastically cleared up. I can't explain it. NOTHING has helped my skin like this stuff. It just has so so many good things for your skin in it.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              2.0

              Very disappointed

              By kiwi119

              from Los Angeles

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Pros

              • Goes On Smoothly
              • Long Lasting
              • Moisturizes Well

              Cons

              • Bad Smell
              • Too Greasy Or Heavy

              Best Uses

                Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer:

                I was very disappointed by this product. I'm a huge fan of the Shea Moisture African Black Soap so I thought I would love this moisturizer from the same line. Unfortunately, using it for only a few days made me break out. It also has a strong scent that I didn't enjoy. The only benefit I found was that it goes on very smoothly under makeup. If you have oily or acne prone skin, I would suggest you avoid this moisturizer.

                 
                5.0

                Great Moisturizer!!

                By Shea the Reviewer

                from Phoenix, AZ

                About Me Beauty Expert

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer:

                  This moisturizer is great!!! I have a super oily skin type and this stuff works well with it. It moisturizes but without leaving a layer of oil on my face. It is very thick and has a strange consistency but I think that is what makes it great. I never have any breakouts from it and this entire line is amazing for your skin!

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  wow

                  By rox

                  from chicago, il

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Verified Reviewer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use
                    • Deep Moisturization

                    Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer:

                    After just 2 uses I already saw a difference in my skin! I went about my usual makeup routine, but later in the day I noticed I wasn't as oily as I usual get, I didn't even feel a need to blot at all! The texture and smell are a bit odd, but I personally don't mind. Doesn't make me look oily at all or break me out! So excited to keep using this.

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                    27 Questions | 28 Answers
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                    • 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
                    • 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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