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African Black Soap

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SheaMoistureAfrican Black Soap
 
4.6

(based on 18 reviews)

94%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Cleans effectively (13)
  • Pleasant smell (11)
  • Easy to use (10)
  • Rich lather (7)
  • Long lasting (6)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily use (11)
    • Shower (6)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Budget shopper (10), Brand buyer (4)

    Reviewed by 18 customers

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    5.0

    This product is amazing!

    By Kitty

    from connecticut

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Pros

    • Cleans Effectively
    • Long Lasting
    • Pleasant Smell
    • Rich Lather

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Acne prone skin
      • Oily skin

      Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap:

      I bought this product a week ago after seeing reviews, and thought i would give it a try. i have acne and oily skin and this soap does wonders for that, ive only used it for a week but the results are amazing my skin is soft and no longer oily and my breakouts have reduced, my scars are even fading!! i can wait to see how it looks after a few months.

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Has been a life saver!

      By AB

      from Austin, TX

      Pros

      • Cleans Effectively
      • Easy To Use
      • Long Lasting

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap:

        I use this soap as a face wash only. I have very oily, acne prone skin. I also have a problem with hyper-pigmentation and I have dark/deep skin. The soap has been amazing and QUICKLY began clearing up existing acne. I have been using this brand of black soap for about 3 months now and not only are my breakouts down to a minimum (maybe one or two a month - very small and go away quickly) but I am also noticing the slight fading of my dark marks.An overall life saver!
        I am going to try what another reviewer suggested and begin adding the coconut hibiscus bar to my routine to see if that also helps with the dark marks.

         
        5.0

        love this product

        By tired of being itchy

        from Illinois

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Cleans Effectively
        • Easy To Use
        • Moisturizing
        • Pleasant Smell

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap:

          Great product. .I have eczema on my legs and have to watch what I use as it seems like everthing breaks me out. .but this soap has been great and keeps the itchiness to a minimum.

           
          5.0

          Love

          By Sonya

          from Waco, Tx

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap:

                I love it!!

                (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                I cannot live without this.

                By mkupris

                from Chicago, IL

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Pros

                • Cleans Effectively
                • Clears skin
                • Easy To Use
                • Long Lasting
                • Pleasant Smell
                • Rich Lather

                Cons

                • Leaves Residue In Tub

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Showers

                Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap:

                I absolutely love this soap. I bought my first bar over a year ago and haven't looked back since. It's a huge bar, so I usually cut it into 3 pieces and it lasts even longer. This soap is perfect for any kind of skin. I love how it absorbs all the extra oil on your skin without drying it out. It also has a little bit of a exfoliating effect with the plantain pieces. I use it from head to toe, and it has completely cleared up my face and the rest of my body skin. It lathers really well and rinses off without and residual on your skin. Although it can leave a residue on the shower floor if you do not rinse your shower after you're done. I definitely would recommend this soap as well as their African Black Soap shower gel and lotion.

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Awesome soap non drying and smells great

                By lboricuaa

                from fort lauderdale fl.

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Cleans Effectively
                • Easy To Use
                • Moisturizing
                • Pleasant Smell
                • Rich Lather

                Cons

                • Leaves Residue On Tub If

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Showers

                Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap:

                Loved the soap. Its one of the best African Black Soap ive ever used. Can even be uses as a face wash...

                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Great Black Bar!

                By JenJay

                from HollySprings, NC

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Pros

                • Cleans Effectively
                • Easy To Use
                • Long Lasting

                Cons

                • Poor Lather
                • Unpleasant Smell

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

                Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap:

                I purchased the Shea Moisture African Black Soap Bar it can reduce redness and alleviate the symptoms of breakouts for my teenage daughter. She use it only on her face. I do agree that this soap does not have a pleasant smell, but she follow it with the Coconut Hibiscus Bar which smell a lot better. Using these two products in combination with the Olive Green Tea Lotion (full body use) has made a difference in her skin. Her breakouts have significantly improved as well. When she started to use the African Black Soap she also had blemishes and existing bumps. She started using this product over a month ago, and she have no new bumps and all traces of the initial problem are slowly going away. I do believe; however, the blemishes were reduced with the use of the Coconut Hibiscus Bar as it has brightening properties. She completes this regimen twice daily: African Black Soap, Coconut Hibiscus, and the Olive Green Tea Lotion using warm water.

                Overall this soap does not dry her face out, nor does it make it oily. It has been a perfect addition to her face cleaning ritual, and she so happy she gave it a try! Recommend this gentle soap! It cleans well, and does not leave any residue on her skin.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Black Soap

                By cooks

                from dallas,Texas

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Pros

                • Cleans Effectively
                • Easy To Use
                • Long Lasting
                • Moisturizing
                • Pleasant Smell
                • Rich Lather

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap:

                  I love this soap its wonderful. I also use this with my TN Dickerson Witch Hazel and Clinique gel moisturizer I love combing these three together. I have oily skin and this soap is great for my oily skin it does not dry my skin and it don't make it more oily its just perfect and it Smellllllssss Great!!! You should try it if you have dry, oily, combination, or/and acne prone skin you wont be disappointed.

                  (4 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Absolutely AMAZING

                  By Ashley :)

                  from Indianapolis, IN

                  About Me Budget Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Cleans Effectively
                  • Easy To Use
                  • Long Lasting
                  • Moisturizing
                  • Pleasant Smell
                  • Rich Lather

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use
                    • Showers
                    • Travel

                    Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap:

                    This soap is the best! It gives your skin a good scrub and leaves it feeling soft and clean. My pores look drastically smaller and have not had a breakout since I began using this product. Fan favorite!

                    (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    1.0

                    Caused breakouts!

                    By Sarah Einup

                    from San Francisco, CA

                    About Me Brand Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Pleasant Smell
                    • Rich Lather

                    Cons

                    • Doesn't Last Long

                    Best Uses

                    • Daily Use

                    Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap:

                    I have moderate to severe acne and really wanted to try to start using a healthier cleanser. I read online about all the benefits of this soap and was eager to try it. At first, it felt very clean and so light on my skin. The next morning I woke up to 5 new pimples all clustered on my chin. I thought that this was a purging period and continued for a few more days. Big mistake! I have not had that bad of acne since I went on Accutane three years ago. Be aware....test part of your face first. As soon as I stopped using it, my face has cleared. Try with caution.

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                    • Q:

                      Is this product vegan? Bar soaps can have animal fat in them.
                      Asked on 10/30/2014 by AprilK from Minneapolis, MN

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        SheaMoisture African Black Soap is vegan and contains no animal byproducts.

                        Answered on 11/4/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      Will this work for someone with Cystic Acne?
                      Asked on 10/16/2014 by jlscofield1178 from Muskegon, MI

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        Yes, it will! We suggest to lather in your hands and apply to your face in a circular motion. To avoid irritation, we do not recommend rubbing the bar soap directly on your face.

                        Answered on 10/23/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                    • Q:

                      Where is this made
                      Asked on 10/12/2014 by None from Oregon

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Reviewer

                        A:

                        From SheaMoisture:

                        "In an era of outsourcing, we’re proud to create in our own communities. We make our products at a local factory in Amityville, NY. Our iconic Shea Butter is ethically sourced from women’s co-ops in Northern Ghana. Our bottles and jars are made from recycled materials; our packing and shipping materials are, too, whenever possible. And our products are tested only on willing family and friends - never on animals."

                        Answered on 10/13/2014 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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