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Shea Terra Organics Authentic African Black Soap

$8.00
4.5 oz

Availability: In stock

$8.00

Birchbox Breakdown

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.

How to Use

For body, lather and leave on for a few minutes before rinsing for best results. For face, lather bar in hand, then gently massage into face. Leave on mask for about five minutes. Rinse.

USDA certified organic, virgin coconut cream oil, African black soap (cocoa pod ash, plaintain peel ash, palm kernel oil, camwood), 24% USDA certified organic shea butter, certified organic, extra virgin olive oil, spring water, sodium hydroxide

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Love. This. Stuff.
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I bought this once when I needed to get my order amount higher to get some free stuff. Omg, best $8 ever. I have since bought an additional one and another for a friend. I haven't had a breakout since I started using it on my face. I started using it on entire body since I started getting breakouts on my back. This cleared those RIGHT up. The soap has natural exfoliants so using a loofah isn't necessary. Be warned though, because the suds are brown, your shower might start looking ickier sooner. But it was always icky, you just didn't notice. Buy this soap; clean your tub more often.

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OBSESSED
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I love this soap. When I say that it changed my life, it really changed my life. I was struggling with adult on-set acne on my lower jawline that was constantly inflamed and painful. I purchased this with some Birchbox points, and I am floored at how amazing this works. I have had maybe one small breakout since using this daily, and that was due to hormone fluctuations! Keeps my skin so soft and smooth, I really cannot say enough about this and plan on buying it for Christmas for all of my family members.

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Clean and fresh
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I love that this product is the real African soap and not imitation. And you can tell by the way it works. It has a nice lather and smells fresh. I love using it as a mask and my face feels so clean and soft afterwards.

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Black Soap

I love this stuff .
So great on the skin really makes my skin feel refreshed.
This stuff comes highly recommended.

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Best skin care ever!
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I love this soap. I've used ABS before, but not this brand, and I like this one best out of all. While it does leave a black residue in the sink (easily rinsed away) after use, it smoothes and clears my skin like no other product. It balances out my oily skin, inhibits breakouts and just makes my skin look so nice that I get tons of compliments on it.

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