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African Water Mint & Ginger Detox & Refresh Hair & Scalp Gentle Shampoo

SheaMoisture

African Water Mint & Ginger Detox & Refresh Hair & Scalp Gentle Shampoo

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13 oz Item 2304173

This gentle sulfate-free shampoo detoxifies and optimizes scalp conditions for healthy, manageable hair. Certified organic Shea Butter combines with exhilarating African Water Mint, Activated Charcoal, Ginger and Opuntia Extracts in a revitalizing formula that removes impurities and buildup while rehydrating and soothing the hair and scalp
  • Made with natural and certified organic ingredients.
  • African Water Mint boosts energy and enhances scalp circulation to promote healthy looking hair. Rejuvenates and refreshes for an invigorating experience.
  • Opuntia Extract is a multi-tasking cactus extract that contains powerful water-binding properties to instantly soothe and rehydrate the hair and scalp.
  • Ginger is loaded with antioxidant properties as well as circulation-stimulating, detoxifying, compounds. Helps keep skin purified.
  • Activated Charcoal absorbs oil and impurities to help detoxify and soothe.
Our Story:

Sofi Tucker started selling Shea Nuts at the village market in Bothe, 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 country side. Sofi Tucker was our Grandmother and SheaMoisture is her legacy. With this purchase you help empower disadvantaged women to realize a brighter, healthier future.
Apply To Wet Hair And Work Into A Rich Lather. Rinse With Warm Water. Repeat As Needed. Follow With Our Detox & Refresh Hair & Scalp Conditioner For Best Results.

Precautions: Natural and certified organic ingredients may vary in color and consistency. If irritation occurs, discontinue use.
Water, Sodium Lauroyl Methyl lsethionate, Cocoamidopropyl Betaine, Glycerin (Vegetable), Fragrance (Essential Oil Blend), Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter*, Menthol, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Tocopherol, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Opuntia Ficus-lndica Flower Extract , Zingiber Officinalis Extract, Menthol, Aquatica Leaf Extract, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Leaf Extract, Caprylhydroxamic Acid, Caprylyl Glycol, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Charcoal Powder *Certified Organic Ingredients.

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SheaMoistureAfrican Water Mint & Ginger Detox & Refresh Hair & Scalp Gentle Shampoo
 
4.7

(based on 62 reviews)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Cleans thoroughly (48)
  • Great smell (43)
  • Lathers well (38)
  • Gentle (34)
  • Improves hair health (30)

Cons

  • Dries hair out (4)
  • Doesn't work (3)

Best Uses

  • Curly hair (28)
  • Oily hair (22)
  • Thick hair (19)
  • Daily use (17)
  • Fine hair (11)
    • Hair Type:
    • Wavy hair (26), Very curly hair (23), Straight hair (5)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Survivalist / minimalist (17), Beauty conscious (15), Product junkie (15)

Reviewed by 62 customers

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Love it

By Dani

from CA

Pros

  • Cleans Thoroughly
  • Gentle
  • Great Smell

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about SheaMoisture African Water Mint & Ginger Detox & Refresh Hair & Scalp Gentle Shampoo:

      I have lots of fine, wavy hair. I also have a scalp that tends to get itchy. I need something that cleans thouroughly, doesn't dry my hair out, and doesnt way it down or leave it greasy. I also want something that relieves the scalp itch. This shampoo checks all those boxes! My hair and scalp feel amazing! I use this with the matching conditioner.

      • Hair Type:
      • Wavy Hair
       
      4.0

      I like it

      By Minai

      from Melbourne FL

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Cleans Thoroughly
      • Gentle
      • Improves Hair Health
      • Lathers Well

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use
        • Oily Hair

        Comments about SheaMoisture African Water Mint & Ginger Detox & Refresh Hair & Scalp Gentle Shampoo:

        Nice alternative to the "low porosity" shampoo. Delivers moisture and manageable hair

        • Hair Type:
        • Wavy Hair
         
        5.0

        Another hit from sheamoisture

        By Alaura

        from Baltimore, Md

        About Me Product Junkie

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Cleans Thoroughly
        • Great Smell

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about SheaMoisture African Water Mint & Ginger Detox & Refresh Hair & Scalp Gentle Shampoo:

            I like to add a little to my regular cleanser (deva curl) when i have some extra product buildup or to really clean before a deep condition. And it smells wonderful!

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Buy it

            By Strawberi

            from Orlando, Fl

            About Me Minimalist

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Cleans Thoroughly
            • Gentle
            • Great Smell
            • Improves Hair Health
            • Lathers Well

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Thinner Hair

              Comments about SheaMoisture African Water Mint & Ginger Detox & Refresh Hair & Scalp Gentle Shampoo:

              I have dry/flaky scalp and this product is magic!

              • Hair Type:
              • Straight Hair

              (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              I cannot say enough good things about this!

              By MountainMaven

              from Appalachia

              About Me Beauty Conscious

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Adds Shine
              • Cleans Thoroughly
              • Gentle
              • Great Smell
              • Improves Hair Health

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Curly Hair
                • Daily Use
                • Oily Hair
                • Thicker Hair
                • Thinner Hair

                Comments about SheaMoisture African Water Mint & Ginger Detox & Refresh Hair & Scalp Gentle Shampoo:

                This is a great shampoo for cleansing your scalp deeply without drying it out since there are no sulfates in it. The smell is lovely, it's minty and fresh but not in a toothpaste way haha. My hair normally reeks of cigarettes because my SO is a chain-smoker but this shampoo keeps it smelling clean at least twice as long as the standard shampoo does.

                • Hair Type:
                • Wavy Hair
                 
                5.0

                Bmore36

                By Bmore36

                from Maryland

                About Me Beauty Conscious

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Cleans Thoroughly
                • Great Smell

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Oily Hair

                  Comments about SheaMoisture African Water Mint & Ginger Detox & Refresh Hair & Scalp Gentle Shampoo:

                  Cleans really good and snells fantastic

                  • Hair Type:
                  • Wavy Hair

                  (5 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Relief

                  By Tiffany

                  from Columbus, OH

                  About Me Minimalist

                  Pros

                  • Cleans Thoroughly
                  • Gentle
                  • Great Smell
                  • Improves Hair Health
                  • Lathers Well

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Curly Hair
                    • Daily Use
                    • Oily Hair
                    • Thicker Hair
                    • Thinner Hair

                    Comments about SheaMoisture African Water Mint & Ginger Detox & Refresh Hair & Scalp Gentle Shampoo:

                    I've been using harsh shampoos and conditions to tackle my dry scalp problems for most of my teen & adult life. I use Shea Moistures skin care line and decided to take a chance on this Shampoo & Conditioner duo. I've used it once and I instantly felt scalp relief. I didn't get the strong "odor" as others complained about. It did tingle during my lather and wash process, but I could feel the difference once it was dried. I even had a professional shampoo a couple days later and my hair and scalp are back to being upset. Looking forward to my next shampoo with these products.

                    • Hair Type:
                    • Wavy Hair

                    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    3.0

                    I want to love it but...

                    By Mack

                    from Brick, NJ

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Great Smell
                    • Lathers Well

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                        Comments about SheaMoisture African Water Mint & Ginger Detox & Refresh Hair & Scalp Gentle Shampoo:

                        I want to love this shampoo because I love the brand but it is giving me dandruff :( I thought maybe it was exfoliating my scalp the first few times so I used it for several days, thinking the dandruff would go away. It never did.

                        • Hair Type:
                        • Wavy Hair

                        (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                         
                        4.0

                        As needed

                        By Trial&Error

                        from USA

                        Comments about SheaMoisture African Water Mint & Ginger Detox & Refresh Hair & Scalp Gentle Shampoo:

                        I use the African Water Mint & Ginger Detox shampoo as needed. Generally, after several days - a week of heavy gel or cream product use. This shampoo leaves my hair feeling clean and soft. I also wash my hair with this shampoo before proctective styling. It's my experience that the deep, yet gentle cleanse is a great base for lengthy styles. I usually follow up with the leave in conditoner from this line.

                         
                        5.0

                        Refreshing

                        By Nichole

                        from Fort Worth, Texas

                        About Me Beauty Conscious

                        Verified Buyer

                        Pros

                        • Cleans Thoroughly
                        • Great Smell
                        • Lathers Well

                        Cons

                          Best Uses

                          • Curly Hair
                          • Thicker Hair

                          Comments about SheaMoisture African Water Mint & Ginger Detox & Refresh Hair & Scalp Gentle Shampoo:

                          Love this product so far. Gets to my roots and Clarifies my scalp well. I would recommend so far!

                          • Hair Type:
                          • Very Curly Hair

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                          • Q:

                            Is this safe to use on color treated hair?
                            Asked on 1/5/2018 by BeSit from undisclosed

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Yes, this product is safe for color treated hair as it does not contain any sulfates and parabens.

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

                            I have tried the African black soap for dandruff and it didn't do much for me, could.i use this product for dry scalp?
                            Asked on 12/11/2017 by xhellep from US

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Yes you can.

                              Answered on 12/18/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                          • Q:

                            I bought this shampoo but I don't know if it's safe to use everyday. Please let me know.
                            Asked on 11/1/2017 by Denise from Alexandria, VA

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Yes, this shampoo is safe for daily use.

                              Answered on 11/6/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                          • Q:

                            Does this shampoo help with oily hair?
                            Asked on 7/8/2017 by Allyssa from MI

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Yes it does!

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

                            I have really curly dry and frizzy hair and I live in a humid country. Would this shampoo be good for twice a week use? Should I be rinsing in warm/ cold water for best results? I have immense hair fall.would this shampoo help? Or do you suggest anything else? I want a shampoo that doesn't dry out my hair or promote hairfall..usually anti dandruff does that to me. I plan to use ginger and mint shampoo, sauve naturals conditioner, Shea Jamaican strengthening masque. Please advice. Want to have defined curls with no hairfall.
                            Asked on 6/1/2017 by Mary from India

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              You can use this twice a week! The water temperature does not matter. Our JBCO masque will encourage hair growth.

                              Answered on 6/1/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                          • Q:

                            Is this good for very fine, wavy hair? or any type of hair?
                            Asked on 5/18/2017 by Anna from New York

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Yes, you can use this for fine wavy hair.

                              Answered on 5/18/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                          • Q:

                            Does this specific shampoo (and the conditioner) come in the smaller, travel-like size as well? I would like to try this product before I buy an entire bottle.
                            Asked on 3/23/2017 by Nikki L. from Grand Rapids, Michigan

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              These products do not come in travel sizes at this time.

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

                            Can this be used with the african black soap conditioner?
                            Asked on 3/5/2017 by SHAY from Mcallen, TX

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Yes it can.

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

                            Am I able to use this product on my straight dyed hair? I have very bad dandruff and cannot find a product that works
                            Asked on 2/1/2017 by Tlink

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              Yes, this product is safe for treated hair as it does not contain any sulfates and parabens. For dandruff and dry scalp, we suggest using SheaMoisture African Black Soap shampoo.

                              Answered on 2/1/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
                          • Q:

                            Does this shampoo work well on stubborn dandruff?
                            Asked on 1/18/2017 by Babylobez

                            1 answer

                            • Brand Expert

                              A:

                              For dandruff and dry scalp, we suggest using our African Black Soap shampoo.

                              Answered on 1/19/2017 by Brand Expert from SheaMoisture
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