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SheaMoistureAfrican Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Mask

SheaMoisture

African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Mask

4.0 oz Item 2284997

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SheaMoisture's African Black Soap Problem Facial Mask deeply cleansing mask draws out impurities, absorbing excess oil and helps refine skin while addressing problems associated with acne. Skin feels clean and refreshed.

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 the Grandmother and SheaMoisture is her legacy. With this purchase you help empower disadvantaged women to realize a brighter, healthier future.
  • Ethically Traded Ingredients Sustainably Produced
  • Pioneering Community Commerce and Fair Trade Since 1912.
  • Tested on the Tucker family for four generations. Never on animals.

Cleanse face with African Black Soap and Plantain enzyme Facial Cleanser. Smooth onto pat-dried face with your fingertips. Leave for 5 to 10 minutes (mask will not dry). Then rinse off with clean, warm water and pat skin dry. Use once or twice per week after cleansing.
Deionized Water, Kaolin Clay, Bentonite Clay, African Black Soap, Simmondia Chinensis (Jojoba) Oil*, Sulfur, Vegetable Emulsifying Wax, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter)*, Sodium Stearoyl Lactylate, Butyl Avocadate (Avocado), Willow Bark Extract, Glycerine, Benzyl PCA, Salicylic Acid, Phytosterols, Panthenol (Pro-Vitamin B-5), Vitamin C, Vitamin E, Bisabolol (Chamomile), Tea Tree Oil, Dehydroacetic Acid, Allantoin (Comfrey Root Extract), Tamarindus Indica (Tamarind) Extract, Olea Europea (Olive) Oil*, Spearmint Oil, Peppermint Oil, Eucalyptus Oil *Certified Organic Ingredient.

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SheaMoistureAfrican Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Mask
 
4.3

(based on 147 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Leaves clean feel (76)
  • Gentle (64)
  • Improves skin texture (63)
  • Balances skin (51)
  • Not greasy (44)

Cons

  • Bad smell (27)
  • Messy (11)
  • Dries out skin (8)
  • Doesn't work (7)
  • Irritates skin (7)

Best Uses

  • Acne-prone skin (65)
  • Oily skin (53)
  • Combination skin (41)
  • Sensitive skin (33)
  • All skin types (25)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (68), Brand buyer (36), Beauty conscious (7), Survivalist / minimalist (4)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (17), 10 minutes (4), 1+ hour (3)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (6), Oily (4)

Reviewed by 147 customers

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4.0

Yes

By Tori

from Newnan, GA

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Balances Skin
  • Gentle
  • Improves Skin Texture
  • Leaves Clean Feel
  • Moisturizing

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Acne-Prone Skin
    • Oily Skin
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Mask:

    I like this product. It has more of a moisturizer Consistency than most face mask I've used in the past. It has helped with my acne. I also use the problem skin moisturizer after the mask.

    (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    The best face mask!!!

    By Keri

    from Gastonia. N.C.

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Balances Skin
    • Gentle
    • Improves Skin Texture
    • Leaves Clean Feel
    • Moisturizing
    • Not Greasy
    • Smells Great

    Cons

    • Doesn't Remove Makeup

    Best Uses

    • Acne-Prone Skin
    • Oily Skin
    • Sensitive Skin

    Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Mask:

    This product is great. I have very oily acne prone skin and have always used face masks that leave me skin feeling dry and have never really noticed results, I just knew I was suppose to be using them. I heard good things about African black soap from a friend so I bought all of the products. The face mask is definitely my favorite because everytime I use it my face is actually clearer the next day!

     
    5.0

    I like this mak

    By Rach

    from Fl

    Pros

    • Improves Skin Texture
    • Moisturizing
    • Not Greasy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Acne-Prone Skin
      • Combination Skin

      Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Mask:

      If you have sensitive skin you should buy sensitive products. That being said, I have tougher skin. The tea tree to me is refreshing and just a very mild tingle. This mask is light and so nourishing! I can't wait to see the long term effects.

       
      4.0

      Great effective product!

      By Juli3

      from Como, NC

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Improves Skin Texture
      • Leaves Clean Feel
      • Smells Great

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Acne-Prone Skin
        • Oily Skin

        Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Mask:

        I use this product twice a week on my acne prone oily skin. I love the Shea Moisture brand. Once again, they have delivered a high quality product. I love how my skin looks brighter, feels softer and smoother after each use.

         
        2.0

        I don't recommend this product

        By mask experimenter

        from minneapolis mn

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Pros

        • Improves Skin Texture
        • Moisturizing

        Cons

        • burns
        • Ineffective
        • Irritates Skin

        Best Uses

        • Oily Skin

        Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Mask:

        I used this and it burned so badly. I had to take it off before the time was up.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Shea Moisture- I love you!

        By Janice Ann

        from Youngstown, Ohio

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Balances Skin
        • Gentle
        • Improves Skin Texture
        • Moisturizing

        Cons

        • Bad Smell

        Best Uses

        • Acne-Prone Skin
        • All Skin Types
        • Combination Skin
        • Daily Use
        • Dry Skin
        • Oily Skin
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Mask:

        I am a LOYAL Shea Moisture African Black Soap user! I have yet to be disappointed in any product that Shea Moisture I have used. This mask is light and it feels refreshing on the skin, it does not dry down or feel tightening on the skin so be careful with clothing. It goes on the skin so smooth and a little goes a long way. The one down fall to this product is the smell, it smells just like play-doh. I use this mask 2-3 times weekly and I see that it helps with the look and feel of my skin. I will continue to use and purchase again.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        Great Mask

        By Jewelz

        from SC

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Balances Skin
        • Gentle
        • Improves Skin Texture
        • Leaves Clean Feel
        • Not Greasy

        Cons

        • Doesn't Remove Makeup

        Best Uses

        • Acne-Prone Skin
        • Combination Skin
        • Sensitive Skin

        Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Mask:

        Been using this for a year and I really like it. It has helped clear my skin. It has a weird smell but it's not to harsh.

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        4.0

        I liked it

        By Fee

        from Chicago, IL

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Gentle
        • Improves Skin Texture
        • Leaves Clean Feel
        • Moisturizing
        • Smells Great

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Combination Skin

          Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Mask:

          I use this 2-3 times a week. It's a great refresher and it isn't harsh on my skin. Great product.

          (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          My go-to blemish/oil fighter

          By Julia Gulia

          from Alameda, CA

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Balances Skin
          • Improves Skin Texture
          • Leaves Clean Feel
          • Not Greasy

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Acne-Prone Skin
            • Combination Skin
            • Oily Skin

            Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Mask:

            I got this face mask as a gift about 8 years ago and it's still the best face mask I've found for my VERY oily and sometimes acne prone skin. I like to use this mask once a week to help clean out my pores or when I have a breakout. The tea tree is great at battling blemishes and makes a noticeable difference the next day. I don't have sensitive skin and sometimes the mask can feel a little bit stingy, so don't use highly sensitive or dry/itchy skin . Otherwise I very highly recommend!

             
            5.0

            Will definitely buy again

            By Nicole

            from Detroit, MI

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Pros

            • Balances Skin
            • Gentle
            • Leaves Clean Feel
            • Moisturizing
            • Not Greasy
            • Smells Great

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Acne-Prone Skin
              • Combination Skin
              • Oily Skin
              • Sensitive Skin

              Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Mask:

              I've had a hard time finding the right products for my sensitive skin.. this has worked tremendously. It's removes all of the oil from my skin while leaving it clean and soft.

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              • Q:

                Is this product vegan?
                Asked on 1/7/2018 by Joanna from Washington DC

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  Sorry for the delay answering your question. Please reach out to gethelp@ulta.com for assistance. Thanks!

                  Answered on 2/13/2018 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
              • Q:

                Is the 'African black soap problem skin facial mask' the same product as the ' African black soap clarifying facial mask?' Are the ingredients the same?
                Asked on 1/4/2018 by Azura from Tokyo

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  These are two different products.

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

                Can I use this on my chest/back?
                Asked on 8/3/2017 by Mary from USA

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  For body acne, we recommend SheaMoisture's African Black Soap Bar Soap.

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

                I was just wondering when this product will be restocked? Thank you
                Asked on 7/18/2017 by Ash from Ontario, CA

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Be sure to check back in about a week or two.

                  Answered on 7/20/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
              • Q:

                Does the mask help get rid of acne scars?
                Asked on 7/10/2017 by Erin Montgomery from undisclosed

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  The African Black Soap Problem Skin Facial Mask is not specifically claimed to treat post-acne discoloration or scarring.

                  Answered on 7/11/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
              • Q:

                Is this mask gluten free?
                Asked on 5/15/2017 by Gluten Free Diva from CO

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Yes it is.

                  Answered on 6/22/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
              • Q:

                Can this be use after cleansing with African black Soap Problem Skin Facia Wash & Scrub ?
                Asked on 3/23/2017 by Kit from Philadelphia PA

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Yes it can.

                  Answered on 3/23/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
              • Q:

                Can i use this everyday?
                Asked on 1/29/2017 by Ayla from Susanville, CA

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  Yes, this is gentle enough to use daily.

                  Answered on 1/30/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
              • Q:

                What is the difference between this and the African Black Soap Clarifying Mask?
                Asked on 11/30/2016 by Gina

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  The problem skin mask is a clay formula while the newer one is mud. The mud is a heavier formula and dries while the problem skin mask stays moist.

                  Answered on 12/1/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
              • Q:

                What moisturizer from the same line would you recommend using after the Afican Black soap Facial Mask. Note:
                I have oily skin with hormonal acne which only happens around the chin and jaw line of my face. Thanks in advance
                Asked on 11/25/2016 by Emma from Alhambra, CA

                1 answer

                • Brand Expert

                  A:

                  We suggest using our African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer.

                  Answered on 11/29/2016 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
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