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SheaMoistureAfrican Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer

SheaMoisture

African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer

2.0 oz Item 2284995

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SheaMoisture's African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer helps keep problem skin hydrated, while balancing oily and blemished complexions. Leaves a smooth, shine-free finish.

SheaMoisture'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 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.

After cleansing and toning, apply to face and neck with upward motions. Pat gently when applying to fragile skin around eyes.
Deionized Water, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter)*, Vegetable Emulsifying Wax, Simmondia. Chinensis (Jojoba) Oil, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Oil*, Taraktogenos Kurzii (Chaulmooga) Seed Oil, Mangifera Indica (Mango) Seed Oil*, Taraktogenos Kurzii (Chaulmooga) Seed Oil, Nigella Sativa (Black) Seed Oil, Leptospermum Scoparium Branch (Manuka) Leaf Oil, Potassium Lauroyl Wheat Amino Acids, Palm Glycerides, Capryloyl Glycine, Magnolia Grandiflora Bark Extract, Glycerine, Glycerl Stearate, Stearl Stearate, Sodium Behenoyl Lactylate, Sliclylic Acid, Panthenol (Pro-Vitamin B-5), Vitmain E, Azdirachta Indica (Neem) Seed Oil, Punica Granatum (Pomegranate) Sed Oil, Tamarindus Indica (Tamarind) Seed Extract, Willow Bark Extract, Bisabolol (Chamomile), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, African Black Soap Extract, Moroccan Camomile, Suavage Oil, Tea Tree Oil *Certified Organic Ingredient.

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SheaMoistureAfrican Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer
 
4.1

(based on 164 reviews)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Moisturizes well (82)
  • Goes on smoothly (78)
  • Absorbs quickly (68)
  • Not greasy (55)
  • Long lasting (51)

Cons

  • Bad smell (20)
  • Too greasy or heavy (15)
  • Doesn't absorb well (9)
  • Not effective (4)
  • Poor texture (4)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (114)
  • Deep moisturization (36)
  • After shower/bath (31)
  • Oily skin (22)
  • Women (22)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (46), Survivalist / minimalist (25), Budget shopper (24), Beauty expert (12), Brand buyer (12)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (15), 30 minutes (12), 1+ hour (10)

Reviewed by 164 customers

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5.0

Yes

By Duhvonna

from Vallejo Ca

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • After Shower/Bath
    • Daily Use
    • Deep Moisturization

    Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer:

    I use it after my toner and benzoyl peroxide acne treatment.

     
    2.0

    Broke me out

    By Rima

    from Centreville, VA

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Too Greasy Or Heavy

      Best Uses

        Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer:

        I have been a fan of Shea Moisture's toner which really helped me clear up my acne and blackheads. When I ran out of the Clinique moisturizer and found out that ULTA wasn't in stock for the travel size, I purchased this one. I've had very bad acne for 3 years but it was going away but since using this product I have broken out like crazy! My skin is very sensitive to ingredients and I was told that the Shea butter in the moisturizer might have flared up my acne again. I'm sticking to Clinique moisturizer. If you don't have sensitive skin and no history of problematic skin this shouldn't scare you too much.

         
        4.0

        Thicker than a snicker

        By Averiedeanera

        from Houston, Texas

        Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer:

        This cream is thickkkkk! If you ever had Nivea hand cream it's almost the same consistency. It's very slick to the touch when you rub it in. Only been wearing it for a couple of days so far but it's keeping my skin moisturized.

         
        5.0

        LOVE

        By Liv Lavanna

        from Virginia

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Pros

        • Absorbs Quickly
        • Moisturizes Well
        • Not Greasy

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • After Shower/Bath
          • Daily Use

          Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer:

          I LOVE this moisturizer! I have usually have extremely oily skin, and this just soaked it all up. A little bit goes a long way, it looks like a matte finish. Although the smell can be a little strong, it's completely worth it. I would recommend this to anyone who has oily skin and is looking for a non-greasy & light moisturizer. Love this product!

           
          4.0

          A staple for oily skin

          By Shelz

          from Las Vegas

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Absorbs Quickly
          • Goes On Smoothly

          Cons

          • Too Greasy Or Heavy

          Best Uses

          • After Shower/Bath
          • Daily Use
          • Deep Moisturization

          Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer:

          Great on my oily skin. I pair it with the face wash and it helps with my black heads and keeping my oil at bay. Beware - if you use too much it can be supppppper greasy. A little goes a long way. I use this in the day time not as a overnight moisturizer.

           
          5.0

          PERFECTION

          By amanda

          from Chandler AZ

          About Me Minimalist

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Dryness

            Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer:

            PERFECT FOR OILY OR ACNE PRONE SKIN!! adds moisture without being too heavy or greasy and reduces acne!

             
            5.0

            This has been a face saver!!!

            By Caro

            from San Antonio, TX

            About Me Beauty Conscious, Skin Care Professional

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • After Shower/Bath
              • Daily Use
              • Dryness

              Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer:

              I had seen this product on a few different websites but I just thought it would be like any other moistureizer I had used already so I put it off. Then I got desperate and decided to give it a try and I am so happy I did but disappointed with myself for not trying it earlier. The cost is amazing so give it a try! I'm pretty sure you'll be sold for life!!!!

               
              5.0

              I would buy this product again and again

              By Ruby

              from Rio grande city Texas

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Goes On Smoothly
              • Long Lasting
              • Moisturizes Well

              Cons

              • Great for dry skin
              • Too Greasy Or Heavy

              Best Uses

              • Daily Use
              • Deep Moisturization

              Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer:

              I would use this product daily it's great for dry skin not recommended on oily skin

               
              4.0

              Good product - expired?/foul smell?

              By Mel

              from New York

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Absorbs Quickly
              • Goes On Smoothly
              • Long Lasting
              • Moisturizes Well

              Cons

              • Bad Smell

              Best Uses

              • After Shower/Bath
              • Daily Use

              Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer:

              I use the moisturizer every morning and night - it works great! My skin has definitely seen some improvement. I've been using the product since December 2017 and saw a difference in around 2 weeks. One thing I'm confused about is that just the other day the product has started to 'smell.' Originally when I bought the product it doesn't have much of a scent, but more of a 'cream/moisturizer' smell. However in the past 2 days, I've noticed this scent that has come out of nowhere.. it smells yogurt-like and slightly foul. I've only been using the product for 2 months, so i do not believe it is anywhere near past shelf life (if it has a shelf life). I'm confused! Did my moisturizer expire? Texture wise, it feels the same and looks the same. Otherwise, this is a great product :)

               
              4.0

              Yes

              By Tori

              from Newnan, GA

              About Me Minimalist

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Daily Use

                Comments about SheaMoisture African Black Soap Problem Skin Moisturizer:

                I love this moisturizer. It's not greasy and only takes a little to cover my whole face. It doesn't make my break outs worse.

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                • Q:

                  Is it better to use this in the morning, at night or both?
                  Asked on 8/3/2017 by Beauty Buff from Kalamazoo, MI

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    This can be used in the morning and at night!

                    Answered on 8/3/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                • Q:

                  I have been using African black soap and then after have been using witch hazel. Both seem to clean my skin but it feels very dry and hurts after. I get breakouts but my skin is dry except my t-zone , and I also have hyper pigmentation and acne scarring. My question is would my best option be to try this product or the coconut hibiscus spot correcting moisturizer
                  Asked on 6/30/2017 by Alejandra from Cleveland, Ohio

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    For spots, we suggest SheaMoisture Coconut & Hibiscus Facial Care because it contains Songyi Mushroom that helps to brighten and even out skin tone.

                    Answered on 7/1/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                • Q:

                  What time of day should I use the African black soap problem skin facial wash and scrub?
                  Asked on 6/19/2017 by Carmen from Ca

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    This can be used in the morning and at night!

                    Answered on 6/20/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                • Q:

                  I'm in my mid 40s but still break out with moisturizers. This one works great, but is it recommended for older skin?
                  Asked on 4/7/2017 by Missy from New Orleans

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    A person at any age can benefit from this product.

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

                  Does this product clear up dark marks on your face from prior pimples ?
                  Asked on 3/22/2017 by Shauni from Miami fl

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    For black spots, we suggest SheaMoisture Coconut & Hibiscus Facial Care because it contains Songyi Mushroom that helps to brighten and even out skin tone.

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

                  This is my second day using the product and I find it is leaving my oily skin even more oily! Is this normal and if not what do you suggest? The toner is not available in my location so I tried using apple cider vinegar twice after washing with the body wash as a natural toner substitute. No difference experienced though. Pls help
                  Asked on 3/13/2017 by Hopeful from Barbados

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    Truthfully, everyone's skin is different, and many factors go into skin improvement including healthy eating, sufficient rest, adequate hydration, sun protection plus managing stress. As part of your skincare routine, African Black Soap products will cleanse, soothe and improve the appearance of your skin, and results will vary depending on all of the above factors.

                    Answered on 3/15/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                • Q:

                  Is this product fragrance free?
                  Asked on 3/6/2017 by choll

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    All our products contain no synthetic fragrances and this line is said to have a nice light scent similar to bubble gum.

                    Answered on 3/7/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                • Q:

                  Does this product clear dark spots? If not what does?
                  Asked on 3/1/2017 by Kiki from Norwalk Ct

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    For black spots, we suggest SheaMoisture Coconut & Hibiscus Facial Care because it contains Songyi Mushroom that helps to brighten and even out skin tone.

                    Answered on 3/1/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                • Q:

                  Is this gluten free? Along with your toners?
                  Asked on 2/20/2017 by Ag from US

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    This product does contain ingredients with Wheat.

                    Answered on 2/23/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                • Q:

                  does this smell like the mud mask?
                  Asked on 2/9/2017 by michelelou from US

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    This line has a light fresh scent. It has often been compared to bubble gum.

                    Answered on 2/10/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
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