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Pair this face wash with Ursa Major Essential Face Toner for skin that’s clear and healthy.

Ursa Major

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Named for the big bear constellation often used by travelers to find true North, Ursa Major is out to help you awaken from your lifelong grooming hibernation. This refreshing face wash is a welcome first step. The foaming gel removes oil and dirt, unclogs blocked pores, and brightens your skin, all without drying out your face.

How it Works

This smart wash uses a mix of high-quality essential oils, including cedar, spearmint, lime, lemon, rosemary, and black spruce. Since it’s free of fillers, the formula goes a long way.

How to Use

Wet face, then pour nickel-size amount into your palm. Use both hands to massage thoroughly over face and neck. Rinse. For an extra deep clean, leave it on for 30-60 seconds before rinsing off.

Aloe barbadensis (aloe vera) leaf juice*, lauryl glucoside, coco-glucoside, sodium cocoyl glutamate, sodium lauroamphoacetate, inulin, glyceryl laurate, sodium lauroyl glutamate, xylitylglucoside, anhydroxylitol, xylitol, Oryza sativa (rice) seed extract*, Camellia sinensis (white tea) leaf extract*, Saccharum officinarum (sugar cane) extract, Citrus medica limonum (lemon) extract, Citrus aurantium dulcis (orange) fruit extract, Pyrus malus (apple) fruit extract, Camellia sinensis (green tea) leaf extract, Picea mariana (black spruce) needle oil, Pseudotsuga menziesii (fir) needle oil, Rosmarinus officinalis (rosemary) leaf/ flower water, Lavandula angustifolia (lavender) flower water, Citrus paradisi (pink grapefruit) peel oil, Citrus aurantifolia (lime) peel oil, Artemisia ludoviciana (owyhee) leaf oil, Juniperus virginiana (cedar) wood oil, Tanacetum annuum (tanacetum annuum) flower oil*, Nardostachys chinensis (spikenard) root oil, Vetiveria zizanioides (vetiver) root oil, Mentha spicata (spearmint) leaf oil, sodium phytate, PCA glyceryl oleate, citric acid, gluconolactone, sodium benzoate.

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Most Helpful Customer Reviews

Great!

Works great, makes skin feel very clean before i put on my moisturizer. Would buy this!

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CLEAN skin

This has been one of my favorite sample face cleansers. It's gentle, smells great, and leaves my skin feeling clean.

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Great product

This is great to use after you get in from the gym. It cleans without leaving your face feeling dry. It also smells great.

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Good

Stuff seems good, but I already use something similar. I like the branding and the product seems to be made with high quality ingredients.

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Smells great

This product smells amazing, and it does a fairly good job as a cleanser. My only problem was that it didn't seem to do too well at cleansing my pores

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Ursa Major Face Wash

Overall, I feel this face wash worked but was not my favorite. It did not dry out my face while cleaning it.

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Ursa

I felt this product did a good job cleaning my skin without leaving it feeling dry. The jury is still out on whether I like the smell. That is probably the only negative I have with this product.

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Fantastic Indeed

This really is a fantastic face wash. It gets my face super clean. For those with sensitive skin, it exfoliates without any unnecessary roughness. I'm happy to have tried this product and will likely be buying the full size.

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Aromatic Face Wash

Loved using this product, the green tea smell was pleasant. Left my face feeling cool and clean.

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Awesome natural face wash

I love how this makes my face feel, it doesn't over dry my face and cleans my face leaving me feeling fresh and not oily. It will be my next purchase for a face wash replacing what I am using now.

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