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Shea Terra Organics Authentic African Black Soap

Here’s a quick lesson in skincare history: In West Africa, traditional black soap is made by mixing the ash and barks of local plants with healing oils. Rich in vitamins A and E, it’s become prized by women around the world for its abilities to battle blemishes and the signs of skin aging. This rich cleansing and exfoliating bar from Shea Terra Organics is the real deal. Made with USDA-certified organic ingredients, it retains all the medicinal benefits of the original African soap.

Shea Terra Organics Authentic African Black Soap
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Not The Best
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I bought this after seeing a video bragging on it's ability to right blemishes.

This did not help me. My forehead broke out worse than ever the week I started using this. I have oily sensitive skin.

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Awful
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Terrible stuff. It stained my bathtub and was a pain to use.

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A NO GO
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I purchased the full size and was disappointed. The scent of this soap was better than other black soaps I have tried so I was very excited, however, this soap dried out my skin A LOT. On top of it drying out my skin, it broke me out. I was not at all happy with this soap. Maybe someone else will have better luck.

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Close but no cigar

This may be a soap made in the style of African Black Soap, and it might be a really nice soap. But it's NOT genuine African Black Soap. I've been handling imported African Black Soap for friends who need it for years and I've never seen it come in actually black-colored. Many users in reviews mention that it's gritty or scrubby, another detail that's not usual. The scent of shea butter is unusual for many US users but it's an easily acquired taste for most people, so that part is likely in the style of the soap being copied here. If you like the soap itself, wonderful! But don't think it's the "real deal" as claimed, because it's not.

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Cannot believe these reviews!
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This soap smells vile and my skin felt very tight after using. I had to use a body wash to get rid of the scent and make my skin feel soft. Definitely not for me.

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Not my thing
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I have used black soap plenty of times before but this was just unlike any other. Usually they are super smooth and creamy but this felt like there were sticks in it. I hope others didnt have this experience but it kind of hurt to use it. I also hoped that it would help with my dark spots as black soap usually does but because it hurt so bad I just gave up. I hope others have a better time with this stuff.

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Not for me
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I purchased this soap after reading the great reviews. I have never had an issue with reoccurring acne, but I used this for two weeks (three months ago) and I cannot get rid of the acne that developed while using it. It's not my normal pimples I have gotten my whole life either.. They're deeper and my pores seem to be inflamed still. I have combination oily/dry skin and I think this was the worst thing for it.

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High expectations, did not deliver
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This soap irritated my skin. It didn't moisturize or result in a clearer complexion, as other reviewers wrote. I was careful never to apply directly to my face, as the directions warned, but it still resulted in red and irritated skin. I wish I was able to post a better review.

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Doesn't work for me
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This soap is fine for my face but not for my allergies; there is something in it that makes me sneeze incessantly.

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Not for me
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I'm glad this works for others but for me it dried my skin out noticeably. Also leaves quite a mess and smells bad.

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