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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.
Love, love, love this soap. I use it on my face every other day or so to battle blemishes and it works superbly. I'd tried an activated charcoal soap before that I enjoyed immensely, and this is even better. Would definitely purchase again!5
I bought this soap and I love it :) It seems to be working and clearing up my acne.
DO NOT USE IT IN THE SHOWER! It can make a mess. Use it at your sink before you take a shower.
I highly recommend this soap to anyone suffering from acne. I will be buying again.
I use this in the morning and the Rose Hips Black Soap Deep Pore Facial Cleanser at night. These have done wonders for my skin. Smoother, brighter and little to no breakouts!5
I've been using this bar of soap for about a week, and the blemishes I had are fading fast (some are already even gone)! My pores appear smaller and tighter, and my skin just looks fresh for hours and hours. I almost hate to put makeup on after rinsing! I cut the bar into 8 pieces, and I still have a large portion of my first chunk left. This thing is going to last a good while! I couldn't be more pleased with my purchase. Thanks for showing me the way, Birchbox!5
Love this! I use it as a face mask every other day. I noticed an improvement in the first week. I will definitely buy this again. This has become a permanent part of my face cleansing routine.4
But it is messy to keep in the shower, and having to keep it on your skin for a few minutes is a little hard to do especially when I am in a hurry in the morning.4
I purchased this impulsively with my saved up points ...what drew me to this product was the promise of healing broken out skin. I took the advice from others and the product box, I didn't apply directly to my skin. I lathered up the soap bar in my hands and used the soap as a mask (Also, a little bit goes a long way on my skin) ...within three days I saw a drastic improvement to the breakouts on my face. I had been broken out from a medication that I take and nothing seemed to calm it down. I ordered this soap and some tea tree oil just in case. I have not had to use the oil -- only this African Black Soap! I love it and will definitely consider purchasing it again if need be.4
Just received soap couple of day ago, so I was excited about the raving reviews.The first time I lather my skin, it felt clean and refreshed. I used this on my face as well, but I made sure I read on the box where it says to use your hands and not put the soap on your face.
It left my face super clean and tight, but I would recommend using a moisturizer since this product removes all oils from your face. No negative feedback, but the soap can be a little mess when using it. You might want to spray shower out or it will leave brown color. I like the soap and plan on purchasing again after I use this one.
I don't know why this is rated so poorly overall. I've been using it consistently for about 5 months and I'll never use anything else. I cut the bar into about 8 pieces for easier use and less waste, and each little bar lasts me about 3 weeks.5
i was very impressed with this soap. it lasts for a long time and it is very effective. it cleared my skin and kept it clear.5