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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I've only used it a few times, but I like this soap. It's not super-drying and I like that this soap can also be used as a mask. My skin feels clean and it takes of my makeup easily (even mascara).

It's a good-sized bar, and the idea to break it into smaller pieces is an excellent one.

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Works great
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This soap works great and makes my skin feel super soft. The only downside is that it smells a little funky.

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Unique and exfoliating!
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I really bought this based on the great reviews it received from other Birch girls. When purchasing bar soap a guideline I use is that If water is the first ingredient I don't buy. It has to be a good oil as number one. This qualified and after reading the reviews I had to try it. It has enough suds, I like that you can use it as a mask. I have sensitive skin and could not leave it on the whole 5 minutes because as others said it did start tingling. But when washed off there were no problems. Now while this does not smell bad in my opinion, it does not smell good either which is the only reason for a four. I want to smell terrific when exiting the shower and fresh not like this soap. I will use it once a week until gone and then reassess if I repurchase. It is a good deal price wise.

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would buy again!
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This is a great product for problem skin. It definitely reduced my pores after two weeks and helped with oily skin. It does however leave your skin really dry if you use it everyday.

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Works well
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Feels nice on skin. Takes a while to rinse completely. I use it twice a week and my face seems brighter.

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ill never buy another soap again
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This african black soap was my missing link . My skin feels very clean and most of all smooth i had little bumps on my arms and greasey skin in areas . My fiance is starting to love this product too for his eczema.

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Loved it, but didn't last
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I loved using this bar. And I loved that it had organic ingredients. However it seemed that this bar didn't last very long. Every shower it would sink in size by almost half.

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Helps clear out my skin
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While the bar can easily fall apart and has a strong smell, it does wonder for your skin. It might take some getting used to since this soap is definitely different from most BUT absolutely worth it!

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Great deal, somewhat drying
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This is an awesome deal for such a promising product. It is totally natural! 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, not thoroughly impressed. I use it in the shower instead with a sea sponge. It does seem to get all the dull skin off and leaves me feeling really clean. My only advice is to be sure you have a good hydrating body lotion to use afterwards, as it has the tendency to be a little drying. Overall i really enjoy this product and will probably purchase it again in the future.

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Messy (but good) stuff.
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I purchased this to share with my husband. He's tried other African Black soaps in the past and enjoyed them, so I thought I'd give this brand a go. It must be "more authentic" than ones we've used in the past, because it has quite a muddy quality in comparison! It's soft and gooey when wet, with a very mellow scent. My skin feels balanced after using it. Only downside is it does leave quite a bit of staining on the tub and washcloth when done. I don't love scrubbing my tub after every shower, so I'll have to knock a star off.

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