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SheaMoisture African Black Soap Body Wash

SheaMoisture

African Black Soap Body Wash

Item #: 2271828 Size: 13.0 oz

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Shea Moisture's African Black Soap Body Wash With Frankincense & Myrrh cleanses, hydrates and calms 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.
African Black Soap, Coconut Oil Soap, Decyl Glucoside(Coconut Oil), Lauroyl Lactylate(Palm Kernel), Deionized Water, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter)*, Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Extract, Santalum Album (Sandalwood) Essential Oil Blend, Jojoba Beads, Lonicera Capriflorium (Honeysuckle) Flower (and) Lonicera Japonica (Japanese Honeysuckle) Flower Extract, Salicylic Acid, Tocopherol (Vitamin E) Dead Sea Salt, Aloe Barbadensis Leave Juice*, *Certified Organic Ingredient.

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REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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SheaMoistureAfrican Black Soap Body Wash
 
4.7

(based on 138 reviews)

96%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Cleans effectively (76)
  • Easy to use (68)
  • Pleasant smell (62)
  • Rich lather (41)
  • Moisturizing (40)

Cons

  • Unpleasant smell (5)
  • Dries skin (3)
  • Pricey / poor value (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (96)
  • Shower (66)
  • Baths (31)
  • Travel (18)
  • Women (15)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (51), Brand buyer (22), First time user (15), Health conscious (9)

Reviewed by 138 customers

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5.0

I would buy this again

By juggler

from Los Angeles, CA

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Baths
    • Daily Use
    • Showers

    Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Body Wash:

    The smell was pleasant. I felt clean with any residue.

     
    5.0

    Faithful User of this wash

    By Soft Skin Ann

    from Atlanta, GA

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Showers

      Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Body Wash:

      I love this body wash. I was using the bar soap at first but that was becoming too messy so I switched over to the body wash and it is so much better. My skin is so soft afterwards. This is the only body wash I use.

       
      5.0

      Love that fresh clean smell

      By Meka1967

      from Port St Lucie, Florida

      About Me Budget Buyer

      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 Body Wash:

        Not only does this product smell nice. It leaves your skin moist and not drying like soap does. Also no white film on my skin.

         
        3.0

        I can't get past the smell

        By Latisha

        from San diego

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Smells Bad

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Showers

        Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Body Wash:

        I Feel like it's a great product it made my skin extremely soft and it felt healthy but I couldn't get past the smell after I got out the shower throughout the day

         
        5.0

        AMAZING!

        By Ferg

        from Seatac, WA

        Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Body Wash:

        This soap is absolutely amazing! I love the smell, the way it makes my skin super soft, and the fact that it's animal cruelty free with no sulfates. Absolutely amazing! I will never use anything else.

         
        5.0

        Loving this

        By KaySH16

        from New York, NY

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Pleasant Smell

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Showers

          Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Body Wash:

          Love the smell and the feel both on a puff and directly on skin... It might darken a puff but I have only tried it on a non-white washcloth/bath puff

           
          5.0

          I wifi buy this product again

          By Me daily

          from St.louis Mo 63034

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Cleans Effectively

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Baths
            • Daily Use
            • Showers
            • Travel

            Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Body Wash:

            Makes skin feel soft

             
            5.0

            I'll definitely be buying this again

            By Jessie the bird

            from WV

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Baths
              • Daily Use
              • Showers

              Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Body Wash:

              I love this product! It is effective and sensitive on the skin.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              LOVE LOVE LOVE

              By Alltheway

              from Leavenworth, KS

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use
                • Showers

                Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Body Wash:

                I use it as my everyday body wash; it smells great and your skin feels great. But make sure you moisturize afterwards! I have oily skin but it dried me up after a couple uses.

                 
                5.0

                Love it!

                By Kathryn

                from Ohio

                Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Body Wash:

                This is my favorite body wash. It leaves my skin nice and soft and smells great! I love that it's organic and cruelty free.

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                Q&A

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                9 Questions | 9 Answers
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                • Q:

                  I was wondering if I can use this twice a day; once at night and once in the moring.
                  Asked on 8/26/2016 by Any from New York

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, if needed, you can feel free to use this product once at night and once in the morning.

                    Answered on 9/1/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                • Q:

                  Does this body wash help relive ezcema and will it fade away some of the dark spots caused by ezcemza
                  Asked on 8/8/2016 by Kiki from New York

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    When it comes to Eczema, we have heard some fantastic feedback. This wash helps to calm and soothe the skin. We'd also suggest the African Black Bar Soap.

                    Answered on 8/9/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                • Q:

                  Will this help with acne on my back?
                  Asked on 6/28/2016 by jodi from US

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    The African Black Soap Body Wash is a great way to help balance and calm the skin and many people have seen great results when it comes to acne.

                    Answered on 6/29/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                • Q:

                  can you use this to wash your face as well??
                  Asked on 6/12/2016 by hannahhh4 from Taunton, MA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, you can. This product can be used from head-to-toe.

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

                  Is there a big difference between this & the original shea moisture black african bar soap? Whats the main difference?
                  Asked on 5/25/2016 by mawrs from Stockton, CA

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    The Bar Soap helps to exfoliate better and can also be used on the face. Ultimately they give the same results.

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

                  Is this product gluten free? The oats and vitamin E aren't listed as gluten free.
                  Asked on 4/30/2016 by crystal from California, us

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    This product does not contain any wheat ingredients or anything derived from it.

                    Answered on 5/3/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                • Q:

                  I have really bad discoloration on my body including dark spots and patches. And very oily skin mainly on my face. Would this product help me even out my skin tone and oiliness or should I try the bar soap instead?
                  Asked on 2/16/2016 by MiSsAnonymous from San Bernardino

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    African Black Soap Body Wash helps to balance oily skin for clearer complexions, but SheaMoisture does not make any claims that it helps with discoloration.

                    Answered on 2/21/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  I'm concerned that the dark color of this product will stain my white bathtub. Has discoloration been a problem with this product?
                  Asked on 2/1/2016 by Sarah

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    We have had no such complaints. Please note that this product does not contain any artificial colorants or dyes. You may wish to review the ingredients with the manufacturer of your bathtub to be sure.

                    Answered on 2/5/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  I am a 45 y.o.black male and i hv recently noticed tht I hv black spots or maybe age spots on my face. I recently purchased the african black soap body wash will this clear my face or should I try another product from u guys?
                  Asked on 7/7/2015 by Ice from ft wayne indiana

                  1 answer

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