Nubian Heritage, Hand Cream, African Black Soap, 4 fl oz (118 ml)
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- With Oats, Aloe Vera & Sandalwood Oil
- Soothing, Repairing & Healing
- Certified Organic Ingredients
- Cruelty free
- Ethically Traded Ingredients
- Sustainably Produced
- No Animal Testing
This nutrient-rich hand cream is specially formulated with African Black Soap, a time honored African remedy for problem skin. Fortified with Oats, Aloe Vera and Sandalwood Oil to soothe and repair hands. Leaves skin feeling soft and comfortable.
Humble Beginnings: Nubian Heritage is the brainchild of two New York street vendors. In 1992, fresh out of college and without jobs, Rich and Nyema embarked on a mission to produce luxurious natural products from traditional African recipes with organic and fair trade ingredients. Today Nubian Heritage offers hundreds of culturally authentic natural products inspired by global ancient healing philosophies. Although Nubian Heritage products are no longer made in bath tubs, little else has changed; the company still makes its products itself, still uses fair trade and organic ingredients and still invests in community commerce.
Heritage: African Black Soap, made from palm ash, tamarind extract and plantain peel has been used in Africa for centuries to treat eczema, blemishes and oily skin. Shea Butter, rich in vitamins and skin softening fatty acids, has been a staple of African pharmacology since the days of the Shea Butter caravans of Cleopatra's Egypt.
Butyrospermum parkii (shea butter)*, deionized water, stearyl alcohol (palm kernel), vegetable emulsifying wax, mangifera indica (mango) seed butter*, theobroma cacao (cocoa) seed butter*, African black soap extract, avena sativa (oat) kernel meal, aloe barbadensis leaf juice*, tocopherol (vitamin E), vegetable glycerin, jojoba oil*, salicylic acid, santalum album (sandalwood) oil, essential oil blend
*Certified Organic Ingredient
Natural ingredients may vary in color and consistency. If irritation occurs, discontinue use.
iHerb Customer Reviews
Shea butter is the FIRST ingredient, making this product richly textured and luxuriant. Oat and Aloe round out the natural sandalwood for a truly mellow and earthy scent. All natural organic ingredients make it an all around winner. BUT, compared to their hemp and vitamin E hand creams, the consistency of this product appears to be thicker and so the packaging that works fine for the other, thinner consistency products, does not work as well here. My aging hands ache a tiny bit each time I have to squeeze the lovely cream out of the plastic tube. Otherwise, very nice all around. If you found this review helpful, feel free to press 'Yes.' Namaste!
The cream is amazing for fighting dry skin (although a little on the greasy side) but the smell is out of control! Even after I was my hands I can still smell the Sandalwood. It is just too much and really doesn't smell like the African Black Soap-soap. Very disappointing!
Posted by Reviewer1294104 on May 20, 2016
I like the moisturising effects and the scent, it keeps my hands moisturised for a while.
Nourishing and effective
Posted by helenha on Mar 24, 2016
I really love this cream - it is so rich and has very good smell. Effective during cold and damp winter period. Only one downside - the cream is so thick that it demands quite a strength to press it out from the tube. Definitely will order more when becomes available.
Posted by 5674100941332337864 on Feb 24, 2016
The best one .... I love it so much thanks Iherb for this product 🌸
Had to give it away
Posted by 5049511788869101600 on Dec 13, 2015
It was very good and moistured fine, but the smell was to intense for my taste.