Product Results: SheaMoisture® AFRICAN BLACK SOAP CLARIFYING MUD MASK w/ Tamarind Extract & Tea Tree Oil BLEMISH PRONE SKIN


I’m excited that SheaMoisture® asked me to share my results with a personal mud mask that I tweeted about me at the time, currently doing, with their AFRICAN BLACK SOAP CLARIFYING MUD MASK w/ Taramind Extract & Tea Tree Oil.

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In 2012, I use to purchase from Target, SheaMoisture® Established 1912 AFRICAN BLACK SOAP Kit, that contained the soap, clarifying mask, and lotion.

Similar kit:

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I went to Target and came across a 5 fl oz/ 15 mL packet of SheaMoisture® Established 1912 AFRICAN BLACK SOAP CLARIFYING MUD MASK w/ Tamarind Extract & Tree Oil.

This was my first time using the mask in about 4 years. Prior to using the mud mask, I washed my face with:

Pears Glycerin Soap

 

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and used my 2 PK Sponge Set by:

 revive® Beauty.

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Me with the clarifying mud mask on:

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As you can see, it is thin in it’s consistency, it is not a heavy mask. 

Please note:  One time use is not enough time to provide a review of the product, but I can share my results from using it that night.

I had blemished areas in which I desired to clear up.

This is the results, after washing the mask off:

This is the final results, with a thin layer of Extra Virgin Coconut Oil on my face:

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My Results:

I enjoyed just doing the mask in and of itself! Taking some time to pamper myself and relax. I also enjoyed working on my skin, to clear it up. I was excited about what the packaging states regarding the product and excited for those results to be taking place on my face. I can’t really say, if the mask brightened my skin, I noticed my skin brightened from the previous products used prior to using the mask.

Until Next Time,

Bridget Denise Webb

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Product Review: SheaMoisture Organic Raw Shea Butter Moisture Retention Shampoo & SheaMoisture Organic Raw Shea Butter Restorative Conditioner©


I absolutely love organic all natural products!

Whether it’s for hair, skin, face, body, food, etc., I love it!

Not to say that I don’t or won’t use anything that isn’t organic or all natural, because I do. BUT in general, I usually lean toward organic all natural products!

Being a naturalista: a female with “au naturel” hair (french for natural) , I research different products, styles, and hair care techniques for au naturel hair care. In my researching, I came across an organic all-natural hair care product with certified organic ingredients called SheaMoisture®.

First let me give you a little history about the SheaMoisture® product:

Per it’s packaging,

Established in 1912 by Sofi Tucker

Sophi Tucker started selling shea nuts at the village market in Bonthe, Sierra Leone

By the age of 19, a widowed mother of four

Sold shea butter, black soap and homemade hair and skin preparations all over the countryside.

Her grandchildren now carried on her legacy by providing consumers with certified organic products and certified organic skin care products.

Isn’t that great! I just love the entrepreneurial spirit that Sofi Tucker had! I totally identify with her entreprenuialism.

Here’s what I tried from the SheaMoisture® product line:

ORGANIC RAW SHEA BUTTER MOISTURE RETENTION SHAMPOO w/Sea Kelp, Argan Oil & Shea Butter

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ORGANIC RAW SHEA BUTTER RESTORATIVE CONDITIONER w/Sea Kelp, Argan Oil & Shea Butter

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These two products are for dry, damaged hair and work to heal, grow, and strengthen hair.

I have naturally curly hair. SheaMoisture® supplies a certified organic product geared towards curly hair, however, I chose the Organic Raw Shea Butter Moisture Retention Shampoo & the Restorative Conditioner because I LOVE SHEA BUTTER!

Shea butter is an excellent moisturizer for my hair. I was already using a shampoo and conditioner (I will do another review detailing the brand) that had shea butter in it and wanted to continue with the cycle of using it in my hair. Needless to say, the SheaMoisture® Organic Raw Shea Butter Moisture Retention & Restorative products work great in my hair. I am pleased with the results.

Per it’s packaging,

SheaMoisture® has NO:

Parabens

Phthlates

Paraffin

 Gluten

(I didn’t know gluten was used in hair products.)

Propylene

Glycol

Mineral Oil

Synthetic Fragrance

Animal Testing

PABA

Synthetic Color

DEA

Animal Ingredients

Sulfates

Isn’t that great!

SheaMoisture®  has:

Sea Kelp

Argan Oil

Shea Butter,

My Results

When I first used the shampoo, I noticed the difference in the way it lathered up, the reason being it doesn’t contain the sulfates and other ingredients like other non-organic – unnatural products do. It definitely smells great, which is a plus, and it gently and thoroughly cleanses the hair.

With the conditioner, I am used to using creamier – heavier conditioners in my hair, therefore, I am adjusting to the lightweight feel of the conditioner. However, it works great and can be used as a leave-in conditioner and aids in the detangling process. I used it as a leave-in conditioner when I wore the Wash and Go style (See pic below.)

Last but not least, you are probably wondering how much does this product cost and is it worth it! Let me ease your suspense and quench your curiosity by telling you in comparison to similar products on the market today it is inexpensive but well worth it’s price of $9.99! Yes, $9.99 a piece for the shampoo and the conditioner. (Prices may be different at the time of reading this post.) You can find SheaMoisture® products in your local Target Store or order online at SheaMoisture®

I would highly recommend SheaMoisture® products and if the Lord wills, we shall live, look forward to trying the rest of their product line. Be sure to check out the pics below and leave your questions and comments as well!

Au Naturel Rocks!

Please note: The products listed in this review were purchased by me and I am in no way affiliated with the companies or brands listed in this review.

UPDATE: As of 3/15/2011 SheaMoisture® products are NOW available in Walgreens!!!

UPDATE as of 11/12/2019: SheaMoisture® products are available at some grocery stores and Amazon (To purchase click the picture below.):

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Bridget Denise Webb “Wash and Go” style using Organic Raw Shea Butter Moisture Retention Shampoo w/Sea Kelp, Argan Oil & Shea Butter, SheaMoisture® Organic Raw Shea Butter Moisture Retention Shampoo & the Restorative Conditioner and Eco® Style Olive Oil Gel

Effective 11/12/19:  This blog post has been edited and additional content added.

Until Next Time,

Bridget Denise Webb

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