African Black Soap Balancing Moisturizer

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African Black Soap Balancing Moisturizer is rated 3.5 out of 5 by 53.
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This lightweight moisturizer keeps skin hydrated while balancing oily to combination skin.

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Size 2 OZ
Height (inches) 2
Width (inches) 2
Depth (inches) 2
Key Ingredients African Black Soap, Tamarind Extract, Tea Tree Oil
Collection African Black Soap
Usage Instructions After cleansing and toning, apply to face and neck with upward motions. Pat gently when applying to fragile skin around eyes.
Ingredients Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Water, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glyceryl Stearate, Stearyl Alcohol, Cetyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate Citrate, Cetearyl Alcohol, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea) Butter* ♥, Glycerin (Vegetable), Glyceryl Caprylate, Sodium Palm Kernelate, Sodium Shea Butterate, Sodium Cocoate, Theobroma Cacao (Cocoa) Pod Ash, Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil, Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut Oil), Solanum Lycopersicum (Tomato) Fruit/Leaf/Stem Extract, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Tamarindus Indica Fruit Extract, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernal Oil, Tocopheryl Acetate, Avena Sativa (Oat) Bran Extract, Tocopherol, Allantoin, Bisabolol, Camellia Sinensis (Green Tea) Leaf Extract, Salix Nigra (Willow) Bark Extract, Charcoal Powder, Melaleuca Alternifolia (Tea Tree) Leaf Oil, Ormensis Multicaulis Oil, Melia Azadirachta Seed Oil, Punica Granatum Extract, Mangifera India (Mango) Seed Butter, Triethyl Citrate, Caprylyl Glycol, Benzoic Acid, Fragrance (Essential Oil Blend) *Certified Organic Ingredient. ♥Fair Trade Ingredient
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Rated 1 out of 5 by from Worst Skincare Product For Me I am 16 and I have fairly clear skin. Other than some texture my skin is usually free from more than one or two pimples. I tried this moisturizer last year when my skin was dry during the winter and it completely destroyed my skin. Little pimples that were already there turned into huge whiteheads. Recently I thought I might give it another shot since it may have been another product that was causing me to breakout. WORST DECISION OF MY LIFE. My skin went from being perfectly clear to having 10+ large, red pimples and small bumps are all over my face. I have never used a product that has ruined my skin as badly as this one has. I usually never write reviews for products but I don't want anyone to have to feel the way I do about their skin after using this product.
Date published: 2018-09-16
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Why did you change this product? This used to be my go-to moisturizer. My skin is extremely sensitive and easily breaks out. This used to be on the product to I could rely on to keep my skin clear and moisturized. Not in more. It no longe absorbs well instad it leaves a film. On top of that, the fragrance has changed. It used to have a clean fresh, not it has a sweet scent that makes me nauseated and gives me a headache. Why do companies insist on ruining good products I do not know!
Date published: 2018-09-15
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Used to be the best moisturizer for oily skin This was my go to moisturizer until recently when I noticed my face breaking out after buying a new container. I did some investigating and realized that they now use coconut oil in their moisturizer. I have oily acne prone skin and coconut oil doesn't help with that rather than make oily skin extra oily I can honestly say I was upset. I'm now using the Nubian Heritage African black soap moisturizer with NO coconut oil and my acne has cleared up.
Date published: 2018-09-14
Rated 2 out of 5 by from SOMETHING CHANGED I have been using this for years. I love it so much, I bought two more jars just to make sure I had extra when I ran out. Something is different though. The new jar has a musty smell to it, and is much more thick and pasty, as opposed to my first jar which was creamy lotion and a wonderful tea tree smell. I won't be buying any more, I can't stand this new smell and how thick and heavy it feels now. This is terrible and heartbreaking.
Date published: 2018-08-15
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Not lightweight but seriously moisturizing This product is extremely thick and like another reviewer said pasty. It can make your skin feel heavy and somewhat oily too so I don't regularly use it like I should. I also mix the product with a few drops of Rosehip Oil so the product is easier to apply. Without it, it feels like I'm dragging it across my face. With these qualities, I only use it at night sometimes or when my skin needs lots of moisture. But, I am using the African Black Soap Clear & Balance Problem Skin Facial System for cystic acne and I have seen a decent improvement.
Date published: 2018-07-11
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Made me break out I bought the box that had most of the African Black Soap products in it after coming to love the Toner. All the other products are OK, but I noticed the moisturizer would sit on my skin, leaving it super oily. If you have a skin type that doesn't absorb moisturizers well, this super thick and pasty moisturizer is not for you. It made me break out terribly with cystic acne, which I hadn't had in years prior to using this product.
Date published: 2018-07-10
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Smooth, Clear Skin with Continued Use This mouisturizer helps to balance out my combination skin, but requires regular use for around 3 weeks to make a noticeable difference. Once it starts working it really works!
Date published: 2018-05-29
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Its OK This moisturizer is very thick! It leaves my face very oily and greasy. It doesn’t absorb well on my skin AT ALL. I have combo to oily skin btw and This product doesnt smell bad. It has a pleasant vanilla kind of smell.
Date published: 2018-05-09
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Hi! Will this product clog my pores and is it gluten free?

Asked by: anna
This product should not clog pores, but everyone's skin is different. Ingredients like charcoal, African black soap and tea tree oil help to balance the oils in your skin to prevent future breakouts and keep skin moisturized. This product contains oat extract and is not considered gluten-free. We recommend checking out our Green Coconut & Activated Charcoal Moisturizing Jelly Cream which is a light weight oil-free moisturizer to help minimize the appearance of pores!
Answered by: SheaTeam
Date published: 2018-08-24

I love this line for my combination, acne-prone skin. However, I'm concerned that there isn't any SPF in the moisturizer. Do you have any suggestions as to what type of SPF to follow up with so as not to lose the benefits of this moisturizer?

Asked by: Tiffany
We recommend using a SPF that is suitable for your skin type, one that is oil-free would be a great option to use alongside this product to avoid overloading your skin with moisture.
Answered by: SheaTeam
Date published: 2018-08-24

I started using the whole line 4 days ago and i love it but why does the moisturizer make me oily ?

Asked by: Alysia5
This product contains oils to help naturally moisturize skin, we recommend checking out a lighter weight moisturizer like our African Black Soap Bamboo Charcoal Gelee Moisturizer for a more balanced feel!
Answered by: SheaTeam
Date published: 2018-08-24

Does this product contain raw shea butter or refined Shea Butter?

Asked by: Jessdamara
Our Raw Shea Butter is Handcrafted, unrefined by our Community Commerce cooperatives . Hand crafting preserves more fatty acids than industrial processing, so it is considered a better quality ingredient.
Answered by: SheaTeam
Date published: 2018-08-23

I just open my moisturizer and the texture isn’t like a cream or lotion like I’m not sure if it went bad or what. What should the moisturizer feel like 

Asked by: Kquatrale
The texture of our products can vary due to different weather and soil conditions affecting our natural ingredients. If you feel this product to be defective we recommend exchanging it at the retailer you purchased from.
Answered by: SheaTeam
Date published: 2018-08-16

Hi I just bought the African black soap. Do I use the moisturizer right after?

Asked by: DeVon
Yes, we recommend always using a moisturizer after cleansing your face to keep skin moisturized and healthy!
Answered by: SheaTeam
Date published: 2018-08-14

Is this moisturizer non comedogenic ?

Asked by: gabby
We have not yet tested our moisturizers to be non-comedogenic and cannot claim it to be. However, ingredients like tea tree oil, tamarind extract, and African black soap are great to help balance the oils in your skin and rid pores of impurities.
Answered by: SheaTeam
Date published: 2018-08-07

Can it be used for itchy and dry skin

Asked by: Locue
This is a great product for both oily skin and dry skin.
Answered by: SheaMoisture
Date published: 2018-07-10
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