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African Black Soap Body Lotion

SheaMoisture

African Black Soap Body Lotion

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SheaMoisture's African Black Soap Body Lotion with Oats, Aloe and Vitamin E hydrates, calms and heals 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.
Butyrospermum Parkii(Shea Butter)*, Deionized water, Stearyl Alcohol (Palm Kernel), Vegetable emulsifying Wax, Mangifera indica (mango) Seed Butter*, Theobroma Cacao (Cacao)Seed Butter*,African Black Soap extract, Avena Sativa (Oat) Kernel Meal, Aloe Barbadensis, Leaf Juice, Tocopherol (Vitamin E), Vegetable Glycerin, Jojoba Oil, Salicylic Acid, , Lonicera Capriflorium (Honeysuckle) Flower (and) Lonicera Japonica (Japanese Honeysuckle) Flower extract, Essential Oil blend *Certified Organic Ingredient.

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SheaMoistureAfrican Black Soap Body Lotion
 
4.5

(based on 82 reviews)

93%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Moisturizes well (55)
  • Long lasting (46)
  • Smells great (44)
  • Goes on smoothly (43)
  • Softens skin (43)

Cons

  • Bad smell (4)
  • Greasy (3)

Best Uses

  • After shower/bath (53)
  • Deep moisturization (38)
  • Dry/chapped skin (34)
  • Winter dryness (33)
  • Bedtime (29)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (33), Brand buyer (21), First time user (5)

Reviewed by 82 customers

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5.0

Superior Lotion

By GiGi

from Southlake, Texss

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Absorbs Quickly
  • Goes On Smoothly
  • Long Lasting
  • Moisturizes Well
  • Not Greasy
  • Smells Great
  • Softens Skin

Cons

    Best Uses

    • After Shower/Bath
    • Bedtime
    • Deep Moisturization
    • Dry/Chapped Skin
    • Winter Dryness

    Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Body Lotion:

    I have been moisturizing my skin for years using baby lotion, but now my mature skin needs something more. This lotion is the perfect solution. My skin looks so moisturized & smooth. Also, it doesn't contain parabens, sulfates or phthalate.

     
    5.0

    Very good for dry skin

    By Julie Y

    from Richland WA

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Goes On Smoothly
    • Long Lasting
    • Moisturizes Well
    • Not Greasy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • After Shower/Bath
      • Deep Moisturization
      • Dry/Chapped Skin
      • Winter Dryness

      Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Body Lotion:

      My legs are always dry and I live in a dry climate so it's always an issue. I purchased this before heading to AZ and man, it kept my skin moisturized all day, even the next morning my skin looked pretty good. Would definitely recommend for really dry skin.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      I love this lotion

      By Brianna

      from Sacramento, CA

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Pros

      • Long Lasting
      • Moisturizes Well

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • After Shower/Bath
        • Deep Moisturization

        Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Body Lotion:

        This is my favorite lotion, especially in the winter time. It's great for dry skin. You don't need much, a little goes a long way. It is very thick but it keeps my hands moisturized, even after washing them several times throughout the day.

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        Great for dry skin

        By Karlita

        from Florida

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Long Lasting
        • Moisturizes Well
        • Smells Great

        Cons

        • Hard to squeez out

        Best Uses

        • After Shower/Bath
        • Deep Moisturization
        • Dry/Chapped Skin
        • Eczema
        • Winter Dryness

        Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Body Lotion:

        This lotion is very thick but surprisingly absorbs well after a few minutes. I have combination skin and suffer from eczema, it doesn't clog my pores and has kept itchy breakouts away.

         
        5.0

        Will always buy this

        By Kym

        from Warren,MI

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Goes On Smoothly
        • Long Lasting
        • Moisturizes Well
        • Smells Great
        • Softens Skin

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • After Shower/Bath
          • Bedtime
          • Deep Moisturization
          • Dry/Chapped Skin
          • Eczema
          • Winter Dryness

          Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Body Lotion:

          It's so long lasting and smells great!

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Good for eczema

          By Franny

          from New York

          Pros

          • Moisturizes Well
          • Not Greasy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • After Shower/Bath
            • Deep Moisturization
            • Eczema

            Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Body Lotion:

            This stuff is as close as I've gotten to relief similar to a prescribed medicated cream. I'm prone to raised itchy eczema plaques and this stuff helps calm the itch and flatter those plaques, good product

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Yes

            By Classic

            from Henrico, VA

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Absorbs Quickly
            • Goes On Smoothly
            • Long Lasting
            • Moisturizes Well
            • Not Greasy
            • Smells Great
            • Softens Skin

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • After Shower/Bath
              • Deep Moisturization

              Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Body Lotion:

              I am pleased with this product for dry skin on body feet and hands.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Shea Moisture I'm so happy I have found you!

              By Nancypants78

              from Templeton, CA

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Pros

              • Absorbs Quickly
              • Cruelty Free
              • Fair Trade
              • Goes On Smoothly
              • Long Lasting
              • Moisturizes Well
              • Natural Ingredients
              • Not Greasy
              • Organic Ingredients
              • Smells Great
              • Softens Skin

              Cons

              • Hard to dispense at times

              Best Uses

              • After Shower/Bath
              • Bedtime
              • Deep Moisturization
              • Dry/Chapped Skin
              • Eczema
              • Sensitive Skin
              • Winter Dryness

              Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Body Lotion:

              I use many Shea Moisture products and have used many of their body lotions. Each one smells amazing and makes my skin amazing, but the African Black Soap Lotion takes it a level above amazing for me and my skin just as their African Black Soap Body Wash does that I have also reviewed. I have extremely dry sensitive skin and also suffer from eczema at times, this body lotion helps keep it at bay. It is so gentle I will even use it to moisturize my face after cleansing (a little goes a long way). The only reason I rated this a four out of five stars is because due to the product being so thick it is often times difficult to dispense from the bottle, but this product is so good I don't care. I remove the cap all together and shake and squeeze the bottle as much as I can to get what I need. I recommend this brand to my family, closest friends and even strangers... seriously! I found this brand about seven years ago and have been a very happy customer ever since.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Great for my skin

              By Ronnie

              from Chicago

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Absorbs Quickly
              • Goes On Smoothly
              • Long Lasting
              • Moisturizes Well
              • Not Greasy
              • Softens Skin

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • After Shower/Bath

                Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Body Lotion:

                Great for moisturizing my skin after showering. Thick and long-lasting.

                (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Such a great thick product

                By Girl

                from Minnesota

                Pros

                • Absorbs Quickly
                • Moisturizes Well
                • Not Greasy
                • Smells Great
                • Softens Skin

                Cons

                • Too thick for the dispenser

                Best Uses

                  Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Body Lotion:

                  I really enjoyed using this lotion, but I think the product is too thick to be sold in the bottle it is. If this product was sold in a jar instead it would be just perfect because the product, while does not feel heavy on the skin, is very thick and is somewhat difficult to squeeze out of the bottle especially when you you start to run out.

                  Other than the bottle it comes in, this is a WONDERFUL PRODUCT and I WILL BUY AGAIN

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                  • Q:

                    I have never used this before, but recently purchased. I have a concern because in the warnings it says not to be used by people with hypothyroidism. What is the reason behind this?
                    Asked on 1/3/2018 by Deb from Wausau, WI

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      This is a standard warning label included on our homeopathic remedies. We recommend that all drug products should be cleared by a physician before use.

                      Answered on 1/5/2018 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                  • Q:

                    I just bought this lotion and have not used yet. I see there is a warning on the back to not use with Hyperthyroidism. Why is this?
                    Asked on 1/3/2018 by Deb from Wausau, WI

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      This is a standard warning label included on our homeopathic remedies. We recommend all drug products should be cleared by a physician before use.

                      Answered on 1/5/2018 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                  • Q:

                    Can this be used on the body after washing with the African black bar soap?
                    Asked on 8/3/2017 by Shelbs from Chicago,US

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, it can. This product will further help to calm and heal problem skin.

                      Answered on 8/4/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                  • Q:

                    Will this lotion clog pores on my back, chest and shoulders?
                    Asked on 4/5/2017 by Hollybear from OH

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      No. This product is formulated with specific ingredients to help calm body acne and other troubled skin issues.

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

                    I know this is specifically for the body but I was curious if it would be harmful or potentially beneficial to put in my hair or scalp.
                    Asked on 3/18/2017 by Shahani

                    1 answer

                  • Q:

                    Can men use this lotion?
                    Asked on 2/25/2017 by Tobin from Maryland

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Absolutely. Men and women can enjoy this product.

                      Answered on 2/26/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                  • Q:

                    Out of the SheaMoisture 100% pure oils (shea oil, monoi oil, baoba oil, etc) which one would pair the best with this lotion? I am considering buying one of the pure oils to go along with the lotion.
                    Asked on 9/26/2016 by Nina from Boston, MA

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      We think you'll enjoy the benefits of pairing this with the 100% Pure Shea Oil for additional nourishment.

                      Answered on 9/29/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                  • Q:

                    Will this fade the dark spots I have on my back?
                    Asked on 9/24/2016 by marcelazarai from Anaheim, CA

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      For dark spots, we recommend the Coconut & Hibiscus Spot Correcting Moisturizer and Coconut & Hibiscus Even Skin Tone Crème.

                      Answered on 9/29/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                  • Q:

                    Can I use this twice a day?
                    Asked on 8/26/2016 by Stef from New York

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, if needed, this product can be used twice a day.

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

                    Can this product be used to help soothe body acne?
                    Asked on 5/30/2016 by Lynn from Minnesota

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, it is formulated with specific ingredients to help calm body acne and other troubled skin issues.

                      Answered on 5/30/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
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