Nubian Heritage, African Black Soap Bar, 5 oz (141 g)
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Caused dryness and eczema
9 people found the following review helpful
Posted by AnnaOst on Jan 17, 2014
I am very disappointed by this product!
I'd been eager to try it because of all the fantastic reviews, but couldn't understand the admiration when I finally started using it on my skin.
I have sensitive combination skin and I was hoping to get rid of comedones in T-zone. But this soap wasn't helpful at all. Instead I gained a bigger problem - within few days of use my skin became extremely dry, which resulted in ECZEMA. Few red itchy spots appeared on my skin and kept growing for a couple days causing a lot of irritation.
I didn't want to blame the soap for it, but as soon as I stopped using it, my skin started healing.
When I tried to use this soap all over my body, my skin started burning and itching.
From what I found out later, this brand uses harsh artificial fragrances in their products (real black soap doesn't smell like that at all!), as well as unnecessary dyes which can hurt your skin.
Would never recommend this to anyone.
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LOVE Nubian Heritage!
25 people found the following review helpful
Posted by Reviewer1331569 on May 11, 2011
I bought this one to use on my face because I have very dry skin and acne. I was not disappointed. I love it and all of their products that I have tried so far and have ordered more. My daughter and son tried it and they loved it and want me to order some for them too!
Not a fan
8 people found the following review helpful
Posted by MandyEm on Feb 01, 2013
Weird smell and left a dark residue on my tub.
Great soap, but it doesn't get along with white sinks!
7 people found the following review helpful
Posted by Reviewer-Ioana on Sep 11, 2013
It is very good for a natural soap bar, with pleasant smell, not too perfumed, as I always prefer. Does it dry my hands? --- The answer is: Yes (each time I wash my hands, I need to use cream afterward). If I could give a note from 1 to 5 for how much this soap dries my hands (where 1=Dove, 5=Protex), I would give 3 to the African Black Soap. The only disadvantage for black soaps is that the white sinks look awful while/ after washing hands --- black soaps leave black parts...
23 people found the following review helpful
Posted by Reviewer3293993 on Jul 25, 2011
I've never had an allergic reaction to any product like I had to this. Within about 2 hours of using it, my skin felt like it was on fire and I could feel my face pulsing. I used this all over my body, and my body turned red and itched horribly. My face also swelled up in a way that honestly made me nervous about things getting pretty serious. I showered again after I realized that this was the problem; unfortunately I didn't think about the tiny amount of residue from my razor and thus I continued to use it for a couple of days and itched too badly to sleep well at night. :/ I LOVE Iherb and I know that this product has gotten tons of good reviews. Even the 1 star reviews didn't describe anything like what happened to me. But I've never been allergic to any product like this, and I felt like maybe I should let people looking at the reviews know that there's *something* in this soap that might cause some allergic reactions.