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SheaMoisture African Black Soap Bar Soap

SheaMoisture

African Black Soap Bar Soap

Item #: 2271836 Size: 8.0 oz

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SheaMoisture's African Black Soap with Shea Butter is designed to cleanse, hydrate and calm problem skin. Helps to balance oily skin for clearer complexions. Use daily.

Shea Moisture'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 a grandmother and sheamoisture is her legacy. With the purchase of African Black Soap Body Wash it helps empower disadvantaged women to realize a brighter, healthier future.

Benefits:
  • Ethically traded ingredients sustainably produced
  • Pioneering community commerce and Fair Trade since 1912
  • Tested on their family for four generations. Never on animals.
Lather in hands or on a washcloth and wash entire body. Rinse clean.
African Black Soap Base, African Shea Butter*, Oats, Aloe, Plantain Extract, Vitamin E, Essential Blend Oil Blend, Vegetable Glycerin, Palm Ash, Rosemary Extract, Iron Oxides *Certified Organic Ingredient.

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SheaMoistureAfrican Black Soap Bar Soap
 
4.7

(based on 268 reviews)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Cleans effectively (203)
  • Pleasant smell (179)
  • Easy to use (170)
  • Rich lather (146)
  • Long lasting (110)

Cons

  • Dries skin (27)
  • Unpleasant smell (7)
  • Messy (5)
  • Poor lather (4)
  • Bubbles don't last long (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (188)
  • Shower (132)
  • Baths (71)
  • Travel (38)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (138), Brand buyer (66)

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5.0

Really helps out with acne!

By Kari

from Chicago

About Me Budget Buyer

Pros

  • Cleans Effectively
  • Easy To Use
  • Good Value
  • Moisturizes
  • Pleasant Smell

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Showers

    Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Bar Soap:

    My acne cleared up in a matter of days, really impressed with the results! I've spent so much money on other products to finally find this holy grail. My skin is pretty oily and this really helps.

     
    5.0

    Yes, yes, and yes.

    By Chels

    from Atlanta, Ga

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Pros

    • Cleans Effectively
    • Easy To Use
    • Gentle
    • Good Value
    • Moisturizes
    • Pleasant Smell

    Cons

    • Messy

    Best Uses

    • Baths
    • Daily Use
    • Showers

    Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Bar Soap:

    I have always loved shea moisture, and this bar is one reason why. My skin has always responded well to black soap so I decided to give this a try years ago and I fell in love. The soap bar is worth every penny because it is a huge 8oz. It will last you more than a couple of months if you use it daily to wash your face like me.

    I ran out awhile ago and with my busy life I never thought to grab another one and with school, work, and my poor diet my skin was just a mess. My biggest issue was/is hyper-pigmentation/acne scarring, I'm African American so the acne scars are super dark. I have been using this bar again in combination with a lemon soap bar and these really embarrassing dark lines that formed around my nose are GONE. What is amazing about this is that I struggled with the darkness around my nose for almost a year, and just like that it has vanished.

    So, long long story super short: BUY THIS. You will love it. Your skin will be soft. It will help control oily skin. I'm 99.99% sure it is helping fade discoloration. And it smells amazing.

    Oh and I moisturize afterwards with organic coconut oil.

     
    4.0

    I love this soap

    By Ange

    from Silver Spring, MD

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Cleans Effectively
    • Easy To Use
    • Gentle
    • Good Value
    • Moisturizes

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

      Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Bar Soap:

      I wash my face with it daily

       
      5.0

      I do buy this product over & over.

      By Linda

      from Marietta, Ga

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Baths
        • Daily Use
        • Showers

        Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Bar Soap:

        I love everything about this soap. My grandchildren even like it & it's gentle enough to use on them.

         
        5.0

        I would buy this product again and again

        By Beatrice

        from charlotte NC

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Cleans Effectively
        • Gentle
        • Good Value
        • Moisturizes
        • Pleasant Smell

        Cons

        • Pricey / Poor Value

        Best Uses

        • Baths
        • Daily Use
        • Showers
        • Travel

        Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Bar Soap:

        I love this stuff it is awsome

         
        5.0

        Great soap!

        By Moxie

        from Detroit, Michigan

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Cleans Effectively
        • Easy To Use
        • Gentle
        • Good Value
        • Moisturizes
        • Pleasant Smell

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Bar Soap:

          Doesn't feel skin super dry. Great for everyday use.

           
          5.0

          Favorite soap in the the world!

          By Jessi

          from Michigan

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Cleans Effectively
          • Gentle

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use

            Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Bar Soap:

            I have used this soap for over 8 years! I even have my boyfriend hooked now! It smells great and works well for my extremely sensitive skin! It's my favorite and even when I try other Shea moisture soaps I always go back to the African black soap!

             
            5.0

            I would recommend this soap & I love it!

            By Rakiah

            from Columbus, MS

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Cleans Effectively
            • Easy To Use
            • Gentle
            • Good Value
            • Moisturizes
            • Pleasant Smell

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Baths
              • Daily Use
              • Showers
              • Travel

              Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Bar Soap:

              it really helps my skin

               
              5.0

              Great product!

              By Celi

              from San Antonio, TX

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Cleans Effectively
              • Easy To Use
              • Gentle
              • Good Value

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Showers

                Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Bar Soap:

                Great product, works good on oily skin. if your skin is not too oily I would recommend using it every other day.

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                4.0

                Loving this

                By Allistsair

                from The OC

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Cleans Effectively
                • Easy To Use
                • Gentle
                • Good Value
                • Pleasant Smell

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Daily Use

                  Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Bar Soap:

                  I use this product for my oily skin & to combat adult acne. My kids found it in my bathroom & now I can't keep them from using it.

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                  • Q:

                    Can I use this being pregnant?
                    Asked on 6/16/2016 by Daphanie

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, since our products are made with natural and organic ingredients, they are safe to use during pregnancy.

                      Answered on 6/16/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                  • Q:

                    I have razor bumbs on my private area will this get rid of them?
                    Asked on 6/13/2016 by nicole from Florida,US

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      We would recommend our Shaving Products for this such as the Honey & Black Seed After Shave Smoothing Moisturizer.

                      Answered on 6/13/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                  • Q:

                    Is it okay to use this product and then have direct contact with the sun and be outdoors for quite sometime ?
                    Asked on 6/9/2016 by Steph1202

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      This product does not contain SPF. We suggest using a sunscreen or another sun protectant product to help protect you from sun rays.

                      Answered on 6/9/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                  • Q:

                    Doe the black soap help get rid of dark spots and blemishes ?
                    Asked on 6/7/2016 by nikki

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, the African Black Soap helps to soothe the skin and clear blemishes.

                      Answered on 6/7/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                  • Q:

                    How well does this product work. I've tried everything from normal face scrubs and cleansers to Ance pills and benzyl peroxide wash. How well will it clear my face? Should I try it or will it be another flop?
                    Asked on 5/28/2016 by Beauty guru from Fortuna California

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      This product was formulated to help relieve troubled skin issues such as acne, eczema, and psoriasis. It should really help out by calming your skin and clearing those blemishes.

                      Answered on 5/30/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                  • Q:

                    I have scalp psoriasis. Are there any products from this line that I could use to help?
                    Asked on 5/25/2016 by B from Oregon

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      We'd suggest SheaMoisture's African Black Soap Hairline. It helps balance and calm the scalp. The African Black Soap Dandruff Masque will help remove build up while moisturizing the hair.

                      Answered on 5/25/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                  • Q:

                    How much vitamin e is in the soap??
                    Asked on 5/20/2016 by Tyeisha

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      The vitamin E in this product is part of our proprietary blend.

                      Answered on 5/26/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                  • Q:

                    I have never used this product looking for something to clear up my mild acne and dark spots will this work and will it be OK for me to use my genes vitamin E cream or do you know of a better cream my face gets dry after washing it
                    Asked on 5/17/2016 by Amber from Memphis tx

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      This product helps to relieve and clarify troubled skin and balance out facial oils to prevent future breakouts. For moisture, we suggest using the African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer along with this product.

                      Answered on 5/18/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                  • Q:

                    My son aczemz in his face and arms , can i use it for him ? Its will not make it more dry ? Is the soap good or soming else
                    Asked on 5/4/2016 by Shosho from Bahrain

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      The African Black Soap Bar works wonders on troubled skin issues such as acne, eczema, psoriasis, and more. It shouldn't make his skin dry either as it contains Raw Shea Butter as which acts as a moisturizing agent.

                      Answered on 5/5/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                  • Q:

                    I have VERY sensitive skin

                    Will this soap break me out after use??
                    Asked on 4/15/2016 by Renny from Atlanta GA

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      The African Black Soap calms and balances oily and acne prone skin.

                      Answered on 4/18/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
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