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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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Wonderful!
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I was very excited to try this product and was pleased with it. At first I didn't know how I felt about the squeaky clean feeling it gave me but along with the new moisturizer I got it's a great balance. It is rough so follow the instructions and DO NOT put it directly on your face.

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Would not buy again
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I'd read a lot of raves about African soap, so naturally I HAD to try it. Unfortunately, it left my skin a bit oily and I had a minor break-out. I still gave it 3 stars because I can use it to exfoliate my legs, so not a total loss.

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Meh
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I use another brand of african black soap for body wash and I love that. So far I am not to crazy about this face wash. It leaves my face feeling to squeaky and almost as if there is a film left behind. I think it may be better in the non summer months. I will continue to use it, though I don't think I would buy it again.

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Effective Summer Soap
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This soap really works well on combo, sensitive skin in the Summer. Use this along with a rotating brush and you will see clearer pores. Also, it tones without drying.

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Mixed Feelings
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It doesn't dry out my skin, and I do feel that it helps with the oily/combination skin. I like that it's not scented (I have sensitive skin). But It did nothing for my acne..

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ehhh

am obsessed with this product! I recommend it to everyone who will listen. The bar gets a better lather than the pump but the whole product line is great

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Nothing Special for my skin
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I typically have dry skin around my cheeks and I'm prone to breakouts on my chin and forehead. I started using this soap hoping it would diminish my number of breakouts. I gave it a good few weeks but didn't see any change. Be careful when applying straight to your face because there are rough particles in the soap that can hurt you. Also, this stuff didn't stink to me but at the same time it didn't smell wonderful. I wouldn't recommend.

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Jury still out
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I got this product because I was intrigued by all the reviews on how good it was for the skin, etc. I agree the smell is not the best, but it reminds me of a campfire, etc. So it's at least tolerable, and for me the smells gone once I toweled off. The downside for me is how rough the soup is. I like exfoliates, but its hard to even lather up with your hands because of the texture. I'm still going to try it out and see how it goes. So far I'm not unhappy with it, but I'm still on the fence as to whether its helping my skin or not.

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Great Natural Cleanser
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This cleanser is exactly as described. It leaves my skin feeling so clean and refreshed. Afterwards my face feels so smooth. It did not dry my skin out, or cause any breakouts. The only thing I would change about this product would be the smell. It doesn't really have a pleasant smell, but it's not so bad that I would consider not using it. It is a natural product, so it obviously has the smell from its natural ingredients without any added fragrance. I would recommend this, and will most likely be purchasing another when this bar runs out.

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Great bar of soap
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I love this soap! It helps my blemishes and who can beat the price? It's a little ugly and I imagine could be messy or leave a film but I just make sure I rinse well so I could be wrong in that assumption.

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