SheaMoisture

Rooted in the legacy of Sofi Tucker, who sold Shea Nuts in Sierra Leone in 1912, SheaMoisture provides safe, uncompromising and natural hair care without harmful ingredients like sulfates and parabens. Each hair care product is inspired by traditional recipes of the best ingredients sourced from around the world, which are then translated with modern wisdom to tackle today’s hair care needs. SheaMoisture is dedicated to ethical standards and pioneering fair trade, and has a comprehensive hair care portfolio aimed at caring for a wide range of curly and natural hair types.

Frequently Asked Questions

We are a Cruelty-Free company and do not do any animal testing.  We use natural and organic ingredients in our products. Our Coconut & Hibiscus Collection contains Silk Protein. Our Tahitian Noni & Monoi Smooth and Repair Collection contains Keratin, which is derived from Wool (sheep). Our Manuka Honey & Mafura Oil Collection, Manuka Honey & Yogurt Collection and Women’s Shave Honey & Black Seed Collection both contain Honey. Currently, we do not have a list of products that do or do not contain a certain ingredient. We do have a list of what animal by-products are used in some of our products. Here is a list of those ingredients that are derived from animals. Please use this list to see if the product you are interested in is vegan or not: Beeswax, Collagen, Conchiolin Protein, Honey, Keratin, Lactose, Lanolin, Milk, Pearl Protein, Silk, Yogurt.

Section hair and apply product sparingly to damp or dry hair. Do not rinse out. Style hair as desired.

SheaMoisture is a cruelty-free company. For over four generations, SheaMoisture has been tested on our family and friends, never on animals. We do not conduct animal testing nor do we ask others to do it on our behalf. We support suppliers and organizations that are developing alternative methods of testing without using animals. We do not test on animals, we are not affiliated with any companies which test on animals, and we do not sell in parts of the world that require animal testing. In fact, in most parts of the world, there is a trend towards the banning of animal testing, so savvy ingredient suppliers have provided cruelty-free ingredients for many years now.

SheaMoisture hair care products don’t contain common silicones, Dimethicone or Cyclomethicone. Some of our hair care products contain protein derivatized silicone, which has dual functionality—it increases moisture while providing reinforcement to the cuticle for strengthening properties.

Our products are made with natural and certified organic ingredients. However, each product is not yet certified organic. We will keep our community posted as our products are approved through the certification process.

Use a wide-toothed comb to distribute evenly from root to ends. Leave in for 5 minutes. Rinse thoroughly. For deep penetrating treatment, cover hair with a plastic cap and apply moderate heat for up to 30 minutes.

SheaMoisture stands for being inclusively exclusive. The best in personal care and beauty should not belong to the few, and our accessibility comes compromise-free. The products may be used by those with Hair Types 1 to 4.

Because “Gluten-Free” has taken on such a specific meaning in the food industry, the beauty industry has finally caught up with that and it means something now. In order to be gluten-free as a hair product, you would need to manufacture in a gluten-free facility with gluten-free certified ingredients. This product contains no ingredients that contain wheat, barley, or other gluten-containing ingredients.

You can leave in a deep treatment masque overnight for deeper conditioning.

You can use the SheaMoisture Deep Treatment Masque up to 2-3 times per week.

Apply as a non-rinse moisturizer and styling cream to damp, towel-dried hair as needed.

Use a wide-toothed comb to distribute evenly from root to ends. Leave in for 5 minutes. Rinse thoroughly.

Work conditioner through hair from root to ends. Leave on for 3 minutes, then rinse. For deeper conditioning, leave on for up to 15 minutes.

Different hair types need different products. Find the best products for your particular texture on www.sheamoisture.com.

SheaMoisture uses rich moisturizing ingredients to hydrate and moisture curly hair types.

Apply sparingly on wet or dry hair. Comb through with a wide-toothed comb or fingers to shape curls. For tight coils, kinky or wiry hair, or for twist-out styles, apply to wet hair for maximum control and sealing properties. Allow time to dry. When using a blow dryer choose a cool setting. Apply to dry hair to reduce flyaways and frizz.

SheaMoisture uses rich moisturizing ingredients to hydrate and moisture curly hair types.

SheaMoisture is suitable for all hair types.

To find the expiration date of a product, look for an illustration of an open jar with a number which can be found on the back of the product label. This represents the product’s “Period After Opening” (PAO). The number corresponds to the period of time (in months) the product should be kept and used after opening. The removal of the expiration date from our packaging is not the result of any change in the formulation of our products; rather it is out of recognition that such dates do not signal the end to the efficacy of our products. SheaMoisture removed expiration dates except for products with drug facts:

• Indian Hemp Inflammation Therapy
• ABS Eczema Therapy
• ABS Eczema Body Wash
• ABS Eczema Body Lotion
• ABS Dandruff Control Shampoo
• ABS Dandruff Control Conditioner
• ABS Dandruff Control Masque
• ABS Dandruff Elixir

Nubian Heritage products still have expiration dates. MCJW products do not have expiration dates. Newer products will have code that can be read by consumer as MMDDY/Plant code. When using a product past its printed expiration date, we recommend checking for any unusual scents or discoloring, and to do a patch test for any signs of irritation. The products are fine to use after the expiration date and we are actually removing those dates from our products because such dates do not signal the end to the efficacy of our products.

Calm and comfort cornrows, braids, weaves and extensions with the help of SheaMoisture Jojoba Oil & Ucuuba Butter Track Tension & Itch Relief Serum.

After shampooing, apply generously and comb through for even distribution. Leave in for 3 minutes. Rinse. Style as desired.

Apply as a non-rinse moisturizer and styling cream to damp, towel-dried hair as needed.

Apply custard to clean, conditioned, wet hair in small sections and work through from roots to tips, then twist. Air dry or use a hooded dryer on a low heat setting. Undo twists, separate and manually fluff only after hair is completely dry.

Apply a quarter-sized amount from root to ends, paying particular attention to damaged ends. Leave on for 10-15 minutes then rinse thoroughly and style as usual.

SheaMoisture Purple Rice Water Strength & Color Care Shampoo and Conditioner are specifically geared for color-treated hair.

US:

  • Unless otherwise stated specifically on the label, all of our products sold in the US are manufactured in the United States.
  • The statement found on some of our packaging “Product of (Country)” is not a statement of where the raw material is from, but rather a statement of where the product is processed.
  • All of the ingredients used in our products are required to meet legal US standards for safety.
  • The safety and well-being of our consumers are always the number one concern of Unilever as we manufacture and market high-quality products around the world.

Canada:

  • Products made in Canada will list Unilever Canada on the back.
  • Products made in the US or overseas will say “Imported By Unilever Canada” or “Made In _____” on the back.
  • Additionally, products containing meat will say “Product Of ________.”
  • Imported products, no matter where they’re from, must not only meet Health Canada and CFIA (Canada Food Inspection Agency) regulatory standards, they must also meet Unilever Canada’s high standards for safety and quality.

SheaMoisture is a cruelty-free company. For over four generations, SheaMoisture has been tested on our family and friends, never on animals. We do not conduct animal testing nor do we ask others to do it on our behalf. We support suppliers and organizations that are developing alternative methods of testing without using animals. We do not test on animals, we are not affiliated with any companies which test on animals, and we do not sell in parts of the world that require animal testing. In fact, in most parts of the world there is a trend towards the banning of animal testing, so savvy ingredient suppliers have provided cruelty-free ingredients for many years now.

SheaMoisture has hundreds of ways that you can clean, treat and refresh your hair for a healthy shine on any occasion.

Massage the Co-Wash Conditioning Cleanser into the scalp with your fingertips and create friction to really rid the scalp of any impurities.

Work a generous amount of leave-in hair conditioner into hair from root to ends. Gently comb through for even distribution. Do not rinse. Apply additional product as needed depending on hair length and condition.

SheaMoisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Strengthen & Restore Moisture Twist And Loc Butter delivers intense moisture to nourish dry locs and braids, controlling frizzy flyaways with ease.

SheaMoisture offers safe, uncompromising, natural hair care free from harmful ingredients like sulfates and parabens. Inspired by traditional recipes of the best ingredients from around the world, each product’s formula is then infused with modern wisdom to handle today’s hair needs.

Rooted in the legacy of Sofi Tucker, SheaMoisture is dedicated to ethical standards and pioneering fair trade and has a prolific portfolio that cares for a wide range of curly and natural hair.

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