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SheaMoisture African Black Soap Soothing Body Wash: SheaMoisture's African Black Soap Soothing Body Wash gently cleanses blemished prone skin.
Rated 4.59 out of 5 stars
I am really enjoying this African Black Body Wash by SheaMoisture. The scent, texture, and way it makes my skin feel make this my new favorite body wash!
I didn?t know quite what to expect with this body wash?I chose it because I trust the company, trust the ingredients, and love that it is responsibly sourced.
I absolutely love the scent, and how it makes my skin smell?a smell that doesn?t wash away, but that I notice for hours afterward. My husband loves the way it makes me feel too?a bonus!
It has a very minor grit to it ? I assume the oats ? so it pleasantly exfoliates. This isn?t heavy, and certainly couldn?t be labeled gritty, but is rather a very minimal grain to it that I find perfectly pleasant on the skin without being overwhelming or sandpapery. I do struggle with adult acne, and I feel like the oats gently open the pores, and that the sheabutter and aloe keep my skin from drying out and flaking.
A little goes a long way so I anticipate it lasting, even with my daily use?and use it daily I certainly do. It is the perfect mix of texture to open and refresh the skin, and moisturizing and restoratives to keep it taut and fresh.
I have to start by saying that I love this soap. I bought it because I have combination skin prone to severe eczema break outs so it seemed like a perfect fit. The smell is wonderful, a sweet earthy smell like being outside after a heavy rain. It was immediately very hydrating but also helped clear some body acne I was having.
The problem for me was with the jojoba beads. When I'd have an eczema breakout and my skin was splitting open the beads would get stuck under my skin and it was very painful trying to dig them out. That's the only thing I didn't like but unfortunately it's a deal breaker.
Sharona from VA
This is smells good and makes your skin feel good!
djoliet from undisclosed
My family uses this soap as body soap, also shampoo, and use on our dogs fur. YES. WE. DO. We mix with various Shea Moisture shampoo products to create the perfect product for each family members hair. For example my daughter uses the Shea Moisture shampoo for thick curly hair but the shampoo itself leaves her hair a bit too greasy so she parts it with this Black Soap. The Shea Moisture miracle shampoo I use also leaves my hair with a texture I do not desire but I love the miracle shampoo smell so much, I add in this Black Soap and it makes the perfect concoction for my hair type and personal preference. We have been using this soap for years and we love it for so many reasons. It's my daily soap for my face in the mornings and evenings, it's a body wash, AND shampoo (and pet shampoo). Works great on our Brussels Griffon pup—keeps his long hair looking and feeling really great. Literally use it on our entire family! Please keep making this soap. I can't even imagine what I'd have to endure to replace this product!! Thank you Shea Moisture! We love this soap in particular, but SO many of your products!
Rhi from CT
This isn't real African Black Soap, it contains a very small amount of real black soap that isn't ethically sourced so no this isn't authentic. It doesn't have the same effect as real black soap.
Jjuengel18 from undisclosed
This helps with my itchy skin. I love it!!! Use it every day!!!
Body Moisture from undisclosed
Best body wash ever. The only body wash that improves my skin's appearance!
Roza from Nebraska
Leaves a really weird film on ur skin leaves ur skin tight and dry
msbright from undisclosed
I love this body wash. It's exfoliating doesn't really have a scent. And it helped clear up mine and my husband's body acne. Mind you it's just a pimple here or there so we started out with semi good skin but I've also heard from others that have worse skin how amazing it is.
clkirkman from undisclosed
At first, I was a little nervous about using this product since the little granules seem to be obvious and it seemed separated in the bottle. However, once you shake up the bottle, this body soap is so nice and smells amazing. Out of the drugstore body products, this is a GREAT vegan option!
himan1 from undisclosed
Great product, love how moisturizing it is and the price point. To top it off, it's SLS free!! A little goes a long way and the product lasts a long time. It's very affordable too.
deepseadryad from undisclosed
I love how this makes my skin feel. It makes me feel clean, but not dry and itchy. The smell isn't my fave, and I don't really like the gritty bits in the product. I enjoy using it, but I wish it didn't have little bits in it. Might repurchase.
itstheliddlethings from undisclosed
I have this in my shower right now and love it! The smell is incredible and it has calmed my acne prone oily back skin. I will buy this again.
bethl61 from undisclosed
boszmom from undisclosed
Lordt! This product is just luscious all around. It smells so good and feels so good! Just basking in this scent while I shower is love. The only down side is the price. Not only do I love it, but my husband and son love it too, and they use way more than they should! If it was just me using it. I have no problem spend the $$ on it.. (or maybe I can hide it from them) lol SheaMoisture
Lolo from NYC
One of my favorite body washes to use! It lathers really well and also slightly exfoliates At the same time. Love the scent and this will always be a re-purchase for me
mglaurenti from undisclosed
I like the scent, but I'm not sure that it did anything for my skin. I would definitely use it again, but I'm also curious if other brands that are more affordable work better for me.
karenmtln from undisclosed
This is one of my favorite body washes ever! The african black soap is pretty concentrated calms my skin so well. It has a gritty consistency and does an amazing job at scrubbing yet it doesn't strip any oils from your skin and leaves it feeling so clean and hydrated.
heathert98 from undisclosed
This smells wonderful and helps slough away dead skin and anything built up. The colloidal oatmeal is good for blemishes or acne. I recommend this product to everyone.
naybae_beauty from undisclosed
A little goes a long way. The formula is very thin but lathers extremely well. One bottle lasted me 2.5 months. It's a little grainy and I did notice that my skin was softer after use. The smell is amazing: sweet but not overpowering. Will repurchase.
sirsphaere from undisclosed
I've been using this body wash with the body lotion for a while now and my dry skin from the winter temperatures improved! This body wash smells amazing, but not overpowering. It is dark and grainy, so exfoliates dried skin cells and just makes my skin happy! I love that it is certified organic and natural.
Sharona from Virginia
Makes my skin feel so good!
rebeckar1 from undisclosed
The Shea Moisture - African Black Soap Soothing Body Wash is one of the best body washes on the market. I absolutely love that it is made with natural ingredients. It makes my skin feel so soft, moisturized, and refreshed!
Sebastian from San Luis Obispo, CA
Can't really speak to the effectiveness of this product as I haven't tried it for long enough to spot results but all I can say is that the smell is way too unpleasant and overpowering. Now it may be pleasant to others, but unfortunately, for a person who suffers from allergies such as myself, this product doesn't sit too well with my nose. I had high hopes but I'm left disappointed.
Shelby from Michigan
I've tried a lot of different soaps and body washes, from natural (real) soap bars to glycolic acid body wash, and nothing gave me 1. good lather (seriously, you need so little of this for a lot of lather), 2. acne-busting, 3. hydration, and 4. great smell (but very faint, nothing sweet). This does all of that! My body acne isn't bad, but it's persistent, and scabs/reddens easily, so I rarely wear tank tops. Now, my skin is doing great and I'm eager for next summer! A lot of people also mentioned the "black bits", but they dissolved and exfoliated for me. I also use a Boie body scrubber, maybe that's why?
Ash G from New York
Love this soap!!! Can never go back to a different soap ever Again
Nicki76 from New York
Awesome wash & somewhat clarifying. It cleans my skin very well & smells nice.