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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.
I was excited about this because it seems so earthy and natural. I'd heard good things about it, too. However, it didn't seem to do much for me. Facial exfoliators seem to give me the best results.3
This bar of soap is a great exfoliator. However, be warned it may actually scratch you! The grit in this bar of soap can be so harsh that you'll actually end up with scratches.3
this bar soap is very rough and does not smell that good. It also leaves your tub looking dirty so you have to rinse your tub after each use. My skin did however feel pretty smooth after using it but it was just too messy and i ended up throwing away. But if you like bar soap, dove has excellent bar soap that leaves your skin smelling amazing and super soft!3
In case you were wondering, this will turn your wash clothes brown. So I would suggest lathering it with a loofa or something that you don't mind staining. I liked that the smell isn't too strong because I like to wear perfume and this way my soap smell wasn't combating my perfume. It did make me feel nice and clean but I did feel that my skin felt tight after getting out of the shower.3
But good nonetheless. I would get it again with my points but I doubt I spend money on it. It's kinda pricey.3
This is a good wash for a low maintenance type of routine. Im glad I tired it out. Its nice.
The soap definitely feels like it gets your skin clean without drying it out badly. My only issue is that it doesn't seem to lather up very much. I bought the soap in hopes that it would help with my acne. Unfortunately, I've since determined that my acne is probably due to a hormonal imbalance so I don't really think this soap could help that. However, I think this is a nice gentle soap that I can use while I work on my acne through other avenues.3
It was so rough to the skin. I am older in age, my skin is sensitive. It felt like I was going to get cut every time I used it. It also broke my skin out. It rinse well off the skin. However it is not worth it for me.3
I received this soap as a gift, i was very excited to use it since it was recommended for acne. I used the soap as soon as I received it n was happy with the way my skin felt. After a couple of days my skin got very dry and after several weeks it did not improve my acne. I am still using the soap but not as a mask first and I don't even notice a smell as stated in previous reviews.3
I just ordered this product and have used it twice. Jury is still out on whether it helps with adult acne.
I was afraid the color of the soap would make it messy but the lather has hardly any color at all. I have tried it as a mask, it does seem to get all the dull skin off and leaves me feeling really clean.