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SheaMoisture Raw Shea Butter Moisture Retention Shampoo

SheaMoisture

Raw Shea Butter Moisture Retention Shampoo

Item #: 2271860 Size: 13.0 oz

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SheaMoisture's Raw Shea sulfate-free shampoo gently cleanses while deeply moisturizing and repairing dry, damaged or over-processed hair.

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 our 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 wet hair and gently massage into a rich lather. Rinse thoroughly. Repeat if necessary.

Precautions: Natural and certified organic ingredients may vary in color and consistency. If irritation occurs, discontinue use.
Deionized Water, Decyl Glucoside(Coconut Oil), African Butyrospermum Parkii (shea Butter)*, Aloe Vera Leaf Juice, Argan Oil, Panthenol (Pro-Vitamin B-5), Rosemary Extract, Sea Kelp Extract, Vitamin E, Guar Gum, Lonicera Capifloium (Honeysuckle) Flower (and) Lonicera Japonica (Japanese Honeysuckle) Flower Extract, Avacado Oil *Certified Organic Ingredients.

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SheaMoistureRaw Shea Butter Moisture Retention Shampoo
 
3.9

(based on 138 reviews)

75%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Gentle (85)
  • Improves hair health (77)
  • Cleans thoroughly (71)
  • Great smell (67)
  • Adds shine (58)

Cons

  • Doesn't lather well (23)
  • Doesn't work (15)
  • Greasy (13)
  • Smells bad (13)
  • Dries hair out (6)

Best Uses

  • Curly hair (54)
  • Thick hair (44)
  • Daily use (42)
  • Fine hair (23)
  • Oily hair (9)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (55), Very curly hair (34), Straight hair (27)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (52), Product junkie (34), Survivalist / minimalist (33)

Reviewed by 138 customers

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5.0

Holy Grail Shampoo

By ULTAjunkie

from Omaha, NE

About Me Product Junkie

Pros

  • Adds Shine
  • Cleans Thoroughly
  • Gentle
  • Great Smell
  • Improves Hair Health

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Curly Hair
    • Daily Use
    • Thicker Hair

    Comments about SheaMoisture Raw Shea Butter Moisture Retention Shampoo:

    I have struggled with seborrheic dermatitis for most of my life, and no products I used ever seemed to clear it up or provide relief. I decided to transition over into a more natural and holisitic lifestyle. I started using this shampoo over a year ago because it is sulfate, silicone, synthetic fragrance, paraben, preservative, and a whole array of other things free. It has changed my hair and has helped to calm my scalp down tremendously. I will admit that when I first started using this product I noticed a little bit of dryness and frizziness. I attribute that to the lack of silicone in the formula. After about a month or so of use and a trim, I no longer experience this. This shampoo is not going to lather up like conventional shampoos. You have to work with it and actually massage the product into your scalp and hair shaft. I highly recommend this along with other Shea Moisture products to my friends and family because it has changed my life. I can't speak for curly haired individuals, but it strengthens, moisturizers, detangles, and products my wavy causcasian hair.

    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy Hair

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    Questionable product

    By Questionable product

    from USA

    About Me Product Junkie

    Pros

      Cons

      • Questionable product
      • Smells Bad

      Best Uses

        Comments about SheaMoisture Raw Shea Butter Moisture Retention Shampoo:

        The fragrance in these products is so strong. Not remenisant of essential oils. Questionable product ingredients.

        • Hair Type:
        • Straight Hair

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        I would not buy any of their products

        By Joei

        from Philadelphia

        About Me Product Junkie

        Pros

          Cons

          • Doesn't Lather Well
          • Ineffective
          • Smells Bad

          Best Uses

            Comments about SheaMoisture Raw Shea Butter Moisture Retention Shampoo:

            I brought it to see what the fuss was. Never again. Five minutes after use my hair was itching so bad and my ears broke out. And this was after I rinsed the product out

            (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Terrible

            By M

            from Iowa

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Doesn't Lather Well

              Best Uses

                Comments about SheaMoisture Raw Shea Butter Moisture Retention Shampoo:

                Doesn't lather at all. Doesn't have any "moisture", my hair feels drier than ever. Terrible waste of money.

                • Hair Type:
                • Straight Hair
                 
                3.0

                i would not buy this product again.

                By ANRSHOP

                from Rockhill, SC

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Improves Hair Health
                • Provides moisture

                Cons

                • Smells Bad

                Best Uses

                • Curly Hair
                • hair with low porosity

                Comments about SheaMoisture Raw Shea Butter Moisture Retention Shampoo:

                The moisture sealant in this shampoo is great. It doesn't leave your hair feeling dry or stripped of moisture, but the smell is too strong for me.

                • Hair Type:
                • Very Curly Hair

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                CAN be used on Caucasian hair!

                By Jfljdjdhsh

                from Las Vegas

                About Me Product Junkie

                Verified Reviewer

                Pros

                • Cleans Thoroughly
                • Gentle
                • Great Smell
                • Improves Hair Health

                Cons

                • Doesn't Lather Well

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

                Comments about SheaMoisture Raw Shea Butter Moisture Retention Shampoo:

                I have Caucasian hair, medium thickness nothing too crazy and this works amazing. I don't have any build up or anything. I love the smell too. I also have psoriasis on my scalp so I need natural products so this was the perfect fit. Don't listen to comments saying if you're Caucasian it's not for you because you may end up loving it. If not just return it but I think it's worth a shot. I'll keep buying unless they stop making it.

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair

                (0 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Smells disgusting!

                By Lauren

                from Indianapolis

                About Me Product Junkie

                Pros

                  Cons

                  • Smells Bad

                  Best Uses

                    Comments about SheaMoisture Raw Shea Butter Moisture Retention Shampoo:

                    I received a sample sachet of this. I was excited to try it, got it out, gave it a whiff before I put it on my hair, and YUCK! It smells absolutely disgusting! I've never hated a hair product smell before so I'm not some crazy picky person, but it smells like a mixture of dirt, a mud mask, and soggy wet rotting spa clay stuff that's been sitting around. It's so gross! I made my husband come over to smell it and asked him if he liked it and he turned his nose up and just made a stank face! I asked him if he thought I should use it more and he said it was nasty and to put it down the drain! So I did. Ugh so gross! (The conditioner doesn't smell as bad, that one actually smells ok, so my husband used it.)

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Very Curly Hair

                    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    i would buy this again

                    By Laci

                    from louisiana

                    About Me Product Junkie

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Adds Shine
                    • Adds Volume
                    • Cleans Thoroughly
                    • Gentle
                    • Great Smell
                    • Improves Hair Health
                    • Lathers Well
                    • very moisturizing

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Curly Hair
                      • Thicker Hair

                      Comments about SheaMoisture Raw Shea Butter Moisture Retention Shampoo:

                      i like it

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Very Curly Hair

                      (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      3.0

                      this is a love/hate relationship

                      By HeatherRae

                      from sacramento, ca

                      Comments about SheaMoisture Raw Shea Butter Moisture Retention Shampoo:

                      So i love this shampoo because it smells good and leaves my hair feeling light and clean! the reason why i dislike this shampoo is because it says on the directions to lather... this shampoo does NOT lather! i have long hair and i feel like i have to use the whole bottle to wash my hair.

                      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      5.0

                      Works for Me!

                      By bella

                      from San Jose CA

                      About Me Beauty Conscious

                      Verified Reviewer

                      Pros

                      • Cleans Thoroughly
                      • Gentle
                      • Great Smell
                      • No Sulfates or Soy
                      • organic

                      Cons

                      • Doesn't Lather Well

                      Best Uses

                      • coarse
                      • Curly Hair
                      • Daily Use
                      • dry
                      • Thicker Hair
                      • wavy

                      Comments about SheaMoisture Raw Shea Butter Moisture Retention Shampoo:

                      This is the first shampoo that literally doesn't have any type of Sulfur,sulfate or sulfite in it.
                      Thanks. I now have no itchy scalp or hives on my body. It smells good,not overpowering and
                      is organic but it doesn't lather that great and i have to use more shampoo. Not so great but it beats the itches any day.
                      I will continue to use this shampoo as long they don't discontinue it.

                      • Hair Type:
                      • Wavy Hair

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                      25 Questions | 25 Answers
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                      • Q:

                        If i style my hair with styling gel everyday before work will this product be good to help wash out the gel everyday? And will it change my curl pattern?
                        Asked on 3/30/2017 by Fontay from New jersey

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          This shampoo will gently cleanses while deeply moisturizing and repairing dry, damaged or over-processed hair. It will not change your curl pattern.

                          Answered on 4/5/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                      • Q:

                        I have dry, coarse, wavy, thick Caucasian hair. Which shampoo and mask would be best for me?
                        Asked on 3/16/2017 by LolaJ from Portland, Maine

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          SheaMoisture Raw Shea Butter Moisture Retention Shampoo can be used on all hair types and textures and is especially ideal for dry, damaged, or over-processed hair.

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

                        Hi!I would like to start using these products but am not sure if it is only for natural hair or relaxed hair.My hair falls out a lot so am looking for something to strengthen it.What products would you suggest to get?Thank you
                        Asked on 2/24/2017 by Mignonne from Wa

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          We recommend SheaMoisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil collection as it is great for growth and strengthening.

                          Answered on 2/24/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                      • Q:

                        I have long highlighted color treated fine hair. I am looking for a shampoo and conditioner that is right for me. Note: highlighted pieces are dry.
                        Asked on 2/22/2017 by Shelly from NC

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          This Shampoo is safe to use on color-treated hair.

                          Answered on 2/22/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                      • Q:

                        I have 2a/2b wavy low porosity dandruff -prone hair.which shea moisture shampoo should I buy?
                        Asked on 2/8/2017 by Raven from India

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          For dandruff-prone hair, we recommend SheaMoisture African Black Soap Dandruff Control Shampoo.

                          Answered on 2/8/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                      • Q:

                        Do your products contain palm oil?
                        Asked on 2/6/2017 by CBM from San Antonio, TX

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          The palm oil used in our soaps are sourced from a member of the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil - trade group committed to sustainability in the supply chain of palm oil. No Orangutans or Orangutan habitats are harmed by our use of palm oil. Palm oil is also produced in West Africa where there are no Orangutan habitats.

                          Answered on 2/7/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                      • Q:

                        I have 2A/ 2B wavy,curly hair.which sheamoisture product will work for me without weighing my dry hair down?
                        Asked on 2/5/2017 by Raven from India

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          We recommend SheaMoisture Fruit Fusion Weightless Shampoo.

                          Answered on 2/8/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                      • Q:

                        I have very damaged transitioning hair. Which line would you recommend?
                        Asked on 1/29/2017 by Jm from Seattle, wa

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          The Raw Shea Butter collection is especially ideal for transitioning hair.

                          Answered on 1/30/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                      • Q:

                        I am gonna used this for the first time. I have dry scalp and breakage which line is best?
                        Asked on 11/27/2016 by Yellow from AL

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          This line would give you spectacular results. This shampoo gently cleanses while deeply moisturizing and repairing dry, damaged or over-processed hair.The same applies with the rest of the line.

                          Answered on 11/29/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                      • Q:

                        Which sheamoisture shampoo and conditioner is suitable to moisturise,define curls,give shine and give volume to wavy hair? Can this be used by Indians or is it only for African American hair?
                        Asked on 9/10/2016 by Riya from India

                        1 answer

                        • Brand Expert

                          A:

                          We make products for just about every hair type and we think you will enjoy the benefits of the Superfruit Line.

                          Answered on 9/15/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
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