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SheaMoisture African Black Soap Balancing Moisturizer - 2 oz

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$12.99 when purchased online

About this item

Highlights

  • For blemish prone skin.
  • Keeps skin hydrated.
  • Balances oily and blemished complexions
  • Made with natural and certified organic ingredients.

Description

Infused with African Black Soap Extract and Tea Tree Oil, this lightweight moisturizer helps to balance hydration in oily to combination skin. Replenish your skin for soft, smooth, clarified skin.

- African Black Soap - clarifies oily, blemish-prone skin.
- Tamarind Extract - a natural astringent that helps exfoliate skin.
- Tea Tree Oil - Gently purifying essential oil helps to soothe and mattify skin.
Scent: Tea Tree
Health Facts: Dye-Free, Made Without Parabens, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate-Free, Paraben-Free, Mineral Oil-Free, Petroleum-Free, Phthalate-Free, Propylparaben-Free, Contains Tea Tree Oil, Sulfate-Free, Butylparaben-Free, Aluminum-Free
Product Form: Cream
Sustainability Claims: Cruelty-Free, Not Tested on Animals
Beauty Purpose: Moisturizing, Skin Texture Improvement, Pore Reduction, Deep Hydration
Recommended Skin Type: Oily, Normal, Dry, Combination
Net weight: 2 Ounces
Features: Moisturizing, Non-Drying
TCIN: 14529256
UPC: 764302200284
Item Number (DPCI): 037-05-0831
Origin: Made in the USA or Imported
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Ingredients:

aloe barbadensis leaf juice, water (eau), caprylic/capric triglyceride, glyceryl stearate, glycerin (vegetable/vegetale), cetearyl alcohol glyceryl stearate citrate, butyrospermum parkii (shea) butter*+, cetyl alcohol, stearyl alcohol, tamarindus indica (tamarind) fruit extract, cocos nucifera (coconut) oil, elaeis guineensis (palm) kernel oil, theobroma cacao (cocoa pod) potash melaleuca alternifolia (tea tree) leaf oil, simmondsia chinensis (jojoba) seed oil persea gratissima (avocado) oil, vitis vinifera (grape) seed oil, prunus armeniaca (apricot) kernel oil, melia azadirachta (neem) seed oil, mangifera indica (mango) seed butter, tocopherol, bisabolol, allantoin, avena sativa (dat) kernel extract, camellia sinensis (green tea) leaf extract, salix alba (willow) bark extract, solanum lycopersicum (tomato) fruit/leaf/stem extract, rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) leaf oil, ormenis multicaulis (moroccan chamomile) oil, punica granatum (pomegranate) extract, brassica campestris (rapeseed) seed oil, glycine soja (soybean) oil, tocopheryl acetate, charcoal powder, sclerotium gum, xanthan gum, sodium phytate, sodium benzoate, glyceryl caprylate, caprylyl glycol, phenoxyethanol *certified organic ingredient, +fair trade ingredient

Allergens & Warnings:

WARNING: IF THE PRODUCT ENTERS THE EYE, WASH OUT THOROUGHLY WITH PLENTY OF CLEAN WATER

Shipping details

Estimated ship dimensions: 2.2835 inches length x 2.3622 inches width x 2.2047 inches height
Estimated ship weight: 0.35 pounds

Return details

This item can be returned to any Target store or Target.com.
This item must be returned within 90 days of the date it was purchased in store, shipped, delivered by a Shipt shopper, or made ready for pickup.
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Q: Is the container plastic or glass?

submitted by didi - 2 years ago
  • A: The container is glass

    submitted byTarget Shopper - 2 years ago
  • A: Our SheaMoisture African Black Soap Balancing Moisturizer comes in a glass jar. We hope this helps!

    submitted bySheaMoisture - 2 years ago
    Brand expert

Q: Does this brand have facial wash products also?

submitted by Dee - 7 years ago
  • A: Hi Dee Yes, SheaMoisture has six beautiful lines that each feature a regimen for face/skin care. In particular our African Black Soap collection features a facial wash & scrub. This is gentle enough to use 2-3 times a week. This wash & scrub gently exfoliates and cleanses while helping to control breakouts. Helps absorb excess oil and detoxify skin. Leaves skin refreshed and clearer looking.

    submitted bySheaMoisture - 7 years ago
    Brand expert
  • A: Yes, Target also carried a facial scrub in this line. You can find it here: http://www.target.com/p/sheamoisture-african-black-soap-problem-skin-facial-wash-and-scrub-4-oz/-/A-14520927

    submitted byTarget Beauty Consulting - 7 years ago
    Brand expert

Q: Am I supposed to keep the balancing moisturizer on or apply & rinse ?

submitted by Rani Bey - 5 years ago
  • A: Keep on.

    submitted bySheaMoisture - 5 years ago
    Brand expert

Q: Can this help clear ance scars?

submitted by Bri - 6 years ago
  • A: Does it get rid of scars no, but it definitely helps. My face feels and looks smoother, which gave me a younger and clearer face.

    submitted byLohestrada - 6 years ago

Q: I am a black and asian girl with hyper-pigmentation around my mouth and I was wondering if this product would lighten the area of discoloration around my mouth?

submitted by blazin - 6 years ago
  • A: For skin tone evening, we suggest the Coconut & Hibiscus line.

    submitted bySheaMoisture - 6 years ago
    Brand expert

Q: Is this moisturiser non comedogenic?

submitted by me - 6 years ago
  • A: Many butters and oils are comeodogenic. We manage this and make formulas to be skin-friendly by balancing the right amount of oil to contribute moisture and softening with other ingredients that temper any pore-clogging properties.

    submitted bySheaMoisture - 6 years ago
    Brand expert

Q: I have lots of dark spot on my chin..will this soap help clean it up

submitted by Nelly - 6 years ago
  • A: This product helps to balance the oils in skin to prevent future breakouts as well as fading acne scars.

    submitted bySheaMoisture - 6 years ago
    Brand expert

Q: Is this product OK to use on dry, blemish-prone skin? My skin isn't very oily or even combination.

submitted by Stacey - 7 years ago
  • A: Yes, this moisturizer is okay to use on acne-prone skin. It contains tea tree oil which penetrates the skin to unblock glands, disinfect pores and dry out whiteheads, blackheads or pimples. Since you have dry skin, we recommend using this product only about 1-2 times per week or as an everyday spot treatment.

    submitted byTarget Beauty Consulting - 7 years ago
    Brand expert
3.6 out of 5 stars with 479 reviews
60% would recommend
79 recommendations
Lightweight: 3.43 out of 5
Smoothens Skin: 3.15 out of 5
Accurate Scent: 3.23 out of 5
Reduces Pores: 3.08 out of 5
Moisturizing: 3.15 out of 5

New Formula is Awful :(

1 out of 5 stars
Mally - 7 days ago
originally posted on sheamoisture.com
It’s been how many years since the new formula came out and you guys still haven’t switched back or offered the old formula too. I’m so disappointed in this brand now. The old formula was amazing, I’ve never used something so nice. I would be willing to pay twice as much for the old formula to come back. The new formula feels gross on my skin and even worse makes me breakout. PLEASE BRING THE OLD FORMULA BACK!!
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NO to the New Formula

1 out of 5 stars
abooklover83 - 15 days ago
originally posted on sheamoisture.com
This moisturizer used to be the BEST for my skin but the new formula is watery and made my whole forehead break out. PLEASE read the reviews and change the formula back.
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I miss the old formula…

1 out of 5 stars
Yvette - 26 days ago
originally posted on sheamoisture.com
This new formula is very irritating and too liquidity. Please bring back the old formula! I HATE this one! In the mean time, I’ve switched to something else.
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Great skincare brand

4 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
J1ee08 - 30 days ago, Verified purchaser
Shea moisture black soap products does justice for combination skin
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Not a fan of the new formula :(

1 out of 5 stars
Rachel - 1 month ago
originally posted on sheamoisture.com
This has been my go-to night lotion for over 10 years now. I’ve never found another lotion that hydrates my oily/sensitive without breaking me out or causing irritation. Shea Moisture decided to totally change the formula and claim it’s the same product with a “new lightweight texture”. I’m sorry, it’s awful. I’m pretty sure all the ingredients are listed as the same, but it’s sooooo thin and kinda greasy? I tried to use it as a day lotion, but it doesn’t hydrate my dry spots but still left my T-zone oily. I’ve recommended this product to dozens of people over the years, but it’s unusable to me now. I definitely won’t be repurchasing or recommending this product to anyone unless they switch back to the old formula.
1 reply from SheaMoisture Consumer Services team - 1 month ago
We truly appreciate you taking the time to share your feedback about our African Black Soap Moisturizer, and we're sad to hear you're not a fan. We're really sorry for letting you down with this change, and we've made sure to let our team know.
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3 days in and I love it already

4 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Gelesa93 - 1 month ago, Verified purchaser
There isn't anything I dislike about it. I've been using it for three days now and I feel my skin is much softer and my pores are getting smaller and also my acne is clearing up :)
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Works well as describe for skin that is prone to breakouts

5 out of 5 stars
influenstervoxboxrev - 1 month ago
originally posted on influenster.com
Not strong with it. The packaging is great. Just a small container with a screw top lid. The texture is a lotion. Absorption is pretty quick. It works well with my daughter skin and my husband no complaints would buy again.
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super moisturizing

5 out of 5 stars
helenaf32 - 1 month ago
originally posted on influenster.com
Very moisturizing and long lasting. It comes in a glass container. This is my third time repurchasing because it’s so good. Great for acne prone skin
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New formula

1 out of 5 stars
Brooklyn - 2 months ago
originally posted on sheamoisture.com
Has been my go to winter moisturizer for years. Was originally SUPER moisturizing. The new “lightweight” formula doesn’t even come close.
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I am prone to Cystic Acne & it works!

5 out of 5 stars
AmaTheJoyful - 3 months ago
originally posted on sheamoisture.com
She is thick, but soaks in nicely. I am always on the market to find something that will not make my eczema flare up, or my cystic acne flare up. It’s tough with moisturizers, but this does a wonderful job even during the warm months.
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USED TO BE so good!

2 out of 5 stars
Jess94 - 4 months ago
originally posted on sheamoisture.com
I loved this moisturizer for a few years. It kept my skin clear and soft. I unfortunately ran out of product with the original formula so I tried the new one with hopes that it would be the same— it is not. It is really not. I experienced some mild burning upon putting it on my face… I do not recommend this product. Positive reviews are likely for the old version.
1 reply from Shea Moisture Consumer Service team - 4 months ago
We're sorry to learn that you're no longer happy with our African Black Soap! Consumer feedback is really important to us, and we'd like to learn more - please email our team directly at support@sheamoisture.com and share ref ID: 45666210, so we can gather more information. We hope to hear from you soon.
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Pleasing Results

5 out of 5 stars
Thumbs up graphic, would recommend
Sandy - 4 months ago, Verified purchaser
I bought this for my daughter and my granddaughter….they love this item and the Shea Moisture Cleansing mask…they mentioned that the two of them work well together. Their skin is flawless.
Moisturizing: 5 out of 5
Accurate Scent: 5 out of 5
Reduces Pores: 5 out of 5
Lightweight: 5 out of 5
Smoothens Skin: 5 out of 5
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BRING THE ORIGINAL BACK

1 out of 5 stars
Sint - 5 months ago
originally posted on sheamoisture.com
Skin was left too greasy from this new "light weight" formula. I had been using this product for 10yrs and now can no longer recommend this product to my friends. It's so sad that the original formula was changed...what a shame
1 reply from Consumer Support team - 5 months ago
We're sorry to learn that you're no longer happy with our African Black Soap! Consumer feedback is really important to us, and we'd like to learn more - please email our team directly at support@sheamoisture.com and share ref ID: 45312535, so we can ask you some questions. We hope to hear from you soon.
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Devastated

1 out of 5 stars
DRSea - 6 months ago
originally posted on sheamoisture.com
I’ve been using the old formula for 8 years. I have very sensitive skin and very oily in the T zone but very dry other areas. This moisturizer (old formula) was a gift from Heaven! With the new formula, I tried it for about 3-4 days and I had broken out all over my face, I have psoriasis dy patches on my forehead and nose. Very, very disappointing! I have been searching high and low for a replacement and have yet to find anything.
1 reply from Consumer Support team - 5 months ago
We're very sorry to hear about this - it's not the experience we want anyone to have with our African Black Soap, so we'd like to ask a few questions. Please reach out to us at support@sheamoisture.com directly, with ref ID: 45126808. We'll keep an eye out for your email!
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Disappointed

1 out of 5 stars
Mercy - 6 months ago
originally posted on sheamoisture.com
My kids are reacting tothe Raw Shea chamomile and Argan oil baby lotion and shower gel and shampoo . They fragrance is too harsh for kids as a result causing them blocked nostrils and eventually runny nostrils and the consistency of the lotion is poor as it is too watery even after shaking before use . To say I am disappointed is to say the least because I bought the products in quantity and I have no choice but to discard them.
1 reply from Consumer Services team - 5 months ago
We're so sorry to hear you had this experience with our African Black Soap Moisturizer. The quality of our products are very important to us, and we'd like to ask a few questions - could you please email our team at support@sheamoisture.com and share ref ID: 45123994, so we can ask you some questions. We'll be waiting for your email!
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New formula is so disappointing

1 out of 5 stars
Miss B - 6 months ago
originally posted on sheamoisture.com
I have facial psoriasis and generally sensitive skin. I had been using the original formula for years. I can no longer use this product, as it does not moisturize enough. It has a drying effect on my problem areas. Most of the new reviews are saying the same thing. I would love to know whether shea moisture is listening to its loyal customers. Please bring back the old formula.
1 reply from Consumer Support team - 6 months ago
We're so sorry to hear you had this experience with our African Black soap. The quality of our products are very important to us, and we'd like to ask a few questions - could you please email our team at support@sheamoisture.com, and share ref ID: 44869897, so we can ask you some questions? We'll be waiting for your email!
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"New Lightweight Formula" Not Preferred

1 out of 5 stars
Simonne - 7 months ago
originally posted on sheamoisture.com
The previous formula was amazing. This "New Lightweight Formula" does breaks out my skin and it doesn't not last half as long. It also causes my kin to be excessively oily. Please bring back the previous formula at least as an option. My skin was thriving then!
1 reply from Consumer Support team - 7 months ago
Thanks Simonne, for your comments on our Balancing Moisturizer soap. We're sorry to hear this causes breakouts, doesn't last as long and oily skin in others. We'd like the chance to learn more, please email us at support@sheamoisture.com with ref. ID: 44615897 - we hope to hear from you soon.
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Bad new formula

2 out of 5 stars
Thumbs down graphic, would not recommend
Lilacs123 - 7 months ago, Verified purchaser
Didn't realize my latest jar was a new formula until I opened it. Hate the runny consistency and the smell, and it burned when I put it on. Have used the old formula for years but won't be repurchasing now.
1 reply from SheaMoisture team - 7 months ago
We're very sorry to hear about this - it's not the experience we want anyone to have with our African Black Moisturizer soap, and we'd like to ask a few questions. Please reach out to us at support@sheamoisture.com directly, with ref ID:44618657. We'll keep an eye out for your email!
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Memorable for its disappointment

1 out of 5 stars
discouraged - 8 months ago
originally posted on sheamoisture.com
New formula is clearly a watered down version of the old. "New Lightweight" means thinner and poor quality. With the old formula, I was raving to everyone about its effective, long-lasting, gentle moisture. Now, after the skin irritation it caused, its greasy feel, strong fake citrus smell, I'll share that it's more like a cheap hand cream. Not worth it and I'll be looking for something else.
1 reply from Consumer Services team - 8 months ago
We're sorry to hear you had this experience with our Balancing moisturizer, and we'd like to ask you some questions - please reach out to our team at support@sheamoisture.com, and share ref ID: 44251323. We'll watch for your email!
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“New Lightweight Formula “ is VERY disappointing!!

1 out of 5 stars
- 8 months ago
originally posted on sheamoisture.com
Everything I used to love about this product is now gone, so disappointing! The aroma, texture, and feel on my skin is completely different. Please change it back! Or please let me know if I can purchase some old stock because otherwise I will be looking for another moisturizer, thank you for the opportunity to give feedback. I hope you listen!
1 reply from Consumer Support team - 8 months ago
We're sorry to learn that you're no longer happy with our African Black Soap Balancing Moisturizer! Consumer feedback is really important to us, and we'd like to learn more - please email our team directly at consumer.services@unilever.com and share ref ID: 44242621, so we can ask you some questions. We hope to hear from you soon.
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