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SheaMoisture

African Black Soap

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SheaMoistureAfrican Black Soap
 
4.6

(based on 16 reviews)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Cleans effectively (11)
  • Pleasant smell (10)
  • Easy to use (9)
  • Rich lather (6)
  • Moisturizing (5)

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily use (10)
    • Shower (6)
      • Reviewer Profile:
      • Budget shopper (10), Brand buyer (3)

    Reviewed by 16 customers

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    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!!

            (1 of 1 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...

            (2 of 2 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!

                (4 of 4 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.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Must have for your teenagers

                By NCdahl

                from Sylva NC

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Pros

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap:

                      Great for problem skin

                      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      4.0

                      Smells like bubble gum!

                      By Consumerista on the go

                      from Frankfort, KY

                      About Me Budget Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Cleans Effectively
                      • Moisturizing
                      • Rich Lather

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Daily Use

                        Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap:

                        I wanted to try something with black soap, so I decided to go for a brand that I'd used before on my hair. SheaMoisture is my first black soap, so I have nothing to compare it to in that regard, but from the months that I used it, my skin was soft and cleansed.

                        The first thing that really bothered me, to be honest, was the overpowering bubblegum scent! That's why I took off a star. That, and price. For the same price, I can get at least 6 other bars of standard body soap. Still, the scent dissipates overtime into a lighter warm sweetness, and it leaves your shower or bath smelling lovely. However, because the product has a strong pigmentation, it will leave the streaks of it behind if you do not wash your shower down afterward.

                        I used this solely on my body, as my face is prone to have very negative irritations/reactions to anything. I didn't want to risk it.

                        I would repurchase this as more of a "weekend luxury" soap than a daily use because of the price, however.

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

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                            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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