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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 141 reviews)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Moisturizes well (69)
  • Goes on smoothly (67)
  • Absorbs quickly (55)
  • Not greasy (45)
  • Long lasting (41)

Cons

  • Bad smell (17)
  • Too greasy or heavy (10)
  • Doesn't absorb well (9)
  • Not effective (4)
  • Poor texture (4)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (99)
  • Deep moisturization (32)
  • After shower/bath (24)
  • Oily skin (22)
  • Women (22)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (37), Budget shopper (24), Survivalist / minimalist (22), Brand buyer (12), Beauty expert (9)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (15), 30 minutes (12), 1+ hour (10)

Reviewed by 141 customers

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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

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Finally found the perfect moisturizer!

        By Amy24Elmo

        from Dover, DE

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Absorbs Quickly
        • 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've had oily, acne prone skin my entire life. Once I hit 40, I still have acne but my skin is extremely dry and flaky. It looks terrible when I try to apply foundation over the splotchy flakes. Yuck. I've tried countless other moisturizers and they either broke my skin out or did nothing to alleviate the flakey spots. Until I found this amazing problem skin moisturizer! I've been using it along with the black soap for about 2 weeks now. For the first time maybe ever I am mostly pimple free and my skin is soft and smooth. No more anxiety about gross flakey makeup face. I highly recommend this product. It's done wonders for me and it's at such a reasonable price point that its definitely worth checking out if your undecided!

           
          3.0

          Just A Regular Old Moisturizer

          By Alex

          from Los Angeles, CA

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Pros

          • Absorbs Quickly
          • Moisturizes Well

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

            Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer:

            I really like this moisturizer. Its great for daily use because its not too heavy on the skin and provides a good amount of hydration. However, I don't see any evidence that it helped get rid of acne and I have been using it for a few months.

             
            4.0

            I like it

            By ana

            from Sacramento

            Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer:

            haven't used alot of moisturizers so far, with that being said I do enjoy this product not that I've seen a massive change in my skin I just know that it is now moisturized once a day.

             
            5.0

            Amazing product

            By ydavis

            from Alexandria, VA

            About Me Beauty Conscious

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Absorbs Quickly
            • Goes On Smoothly
            • Moisturizes Well
            • Smells Great

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use

              Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer:

              I love this product. You only need use about a pea size. I love the way it smells and the way my face feels with it. Its doesn't feel greasy and it absorbs quickly. However, if you use more than a pea size it will leave your face slight greasy.

               
              1.0

              No

              By Kim

              from Md

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                • Doesn't Absorb Well
                • Too Greasy Or Heavy

                Best Uses

                  Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer:

                  It's very greasy and made my skin worse

                   
                  4.0

                  Very moisturizing to the skin!

                  By Princess

                  from NY

                  About Me Beauty Conscious

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use
                    • Dryness

                    Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer:

                    I use this as a moisturizer, but it also works amazingly well underneath your makeup!

                     
                    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.

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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

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                          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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