Nubian Heritage, Body Wash, Raw Shea Butter, 13 fl oz (384 ml)
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- With Soy Milk, Vitamin E, Frankincense & Myrrh
- Healing, Hydrating & Protecting
- Certified Organic Ingredients
- Never Tested on Animals
An ultra-moisturizing wash blending Shea Butter, Vitamin E and Soy Milk with the gentle soaps of Coconut and Palm to cleanse, hydrate and restore skin's suppleness.
Humble Beginnings: In 1992, fresh out of college without jobs, Rich and Nyema embarked on a personal mission to produce high quality bath and body products utilizing all-natural ingredients and ancient healing philosophies from around the globe. Nubian Heritage is the brainchild of these lifelong friends, turned New York Street Vendors, who simply grew frustrated with the inferior quality, high chemical content, poor selection and exorbitant prices of skin care products. Today Nubian Heritage has hundreds of all-natural and organic products and although they are no longer made in bath tubs or kitchen sinks, little else has changed. They are still obsessed with Fair Trade ingredients, Ancient Healing Philosophies, Community Commerce and Culturally Authentic Products.
Heritage: Historical references to Shea Butter, a staple of African pharmacology, date back to the reported Shea Butter caravans of Cleopatra's Egypt. Frankincense, known for its toning and anti-aging properties, also has aromatherapeutic benefits, promoting mental strength, clarity and balance. Myrrh, as a superior cosmetic ingredient in ancient remedies, can be dated to a Ebers papyrus (circa 1580 BC) recipe for a facial mask.
Skin Type: Sensitive to normal skin
Use: Daily use will result in firmer, healthier skin.
Cocamidopropyl betaine (coconut oil soap), ammonium lauryl sulfate (palm kernel soap), sodium lauroyl lactylate (palm kernel), glycol stearate (palm kernel), stearamide AMP (palm kernel), deionized water, raw butyrospermum parkii (shea butter)*, essential oil blend, tocopherol (vitamin E), panthenol (vitamin B-5), sodium lauroyl hydrolyzed silk (silk proteins), soy milk, guar hydroxypropyltrimonium chloride, lonicera caprifolium (honeysuckle) flower (and) lonicera japonica (Japanese honeysuckle) flower extract
*Certified Organic Ingredient
iHerb Customer Reviews
Nubian Heritage is already a big hit for me and for my home, so I shouldn't have been surprised to fall in love with this one. My husband has used the black soap wash for a couple of years and LOVES it, I normally use the green tea one- and love the fragrance, but the consistency does take some getting used to. This one, however, is like silk and it smells incredible both in the shower and out. I'd rate it as a fragrance for someone who appreciates essential oils, who isn't looking for a fruity, frilly, youthful fragrance. I'd also not consider this an "old person" fragrance (no offense to anyone reading, but I'm sure you all know what I mean!). It's an extremely unique fragrance, and I LOVE that it stays very mildly on the skin (just enough and not too much!) after the shower. This is absolutely my newest Nubian love.
Hmmm.... not bad, but not great either. Fragrance is a bit of a nonentity, nothing to write home about. Texture is smooth, but doesn't leave my skin feeling as soft as the Rose & Milk Chai version. Disappointing.
Posted by Breathoffreshair on Jun 10, 2015
My favourite body wash of all time. First, it smells like honey- even better than that. I cant even put it into words how much I like the smell once I hit into the shower. It makes my skin very soft, considering I have eczema. The staying power of the scent does not last that long though- especially since i lather on other lotions. It might last longer for others though.
Posted by 5158846245608460324 on Feb 05, 2015
Super moisturizing and smells delicious! Brilliant value for money
Wonderful stuff - love it!
Posted by Reviewer2446102 on Jan 10, 2015
Never write reviews but on my 2nd bottle and just love how the scent is not overpowering and it doesn't dry out my already dry skin.
Posted by 4695715222767060835 on Jan 01, 2015
Very good product! Smells awesome.