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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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Good stuff - get it

The smell is good. It cleans well and is not drying. Leaves my skin smooth.

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Typical facewash, though great scent

This cleans your face and does its job. It did have a nice woody and citrus scent, but other than that, I felt like it didn't lather that well, and it was just your average face wash.

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Definitely Fantastic

Incredible spearmint scent. Really works well to soften your face while cleansing at the same time - all without drying you skin out. Refreshing way to start a day.

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Great

This has been one of my favorite samples from birchbox. This has been great on my face. I love this product.

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Cleansers tend to dry out and irritate my skin. This cleanser not only cleared my acne but left my skin moisturized. Smells awesome and is easy to use.

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highly effective face scrub

I have used this product every day since receiving in my birch box. I really like the product. I think it is highly effective.

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Face Wash

This face wash had a great texture, and left a great feeling on my face...did a great job cleansing...cannot wait to purchase full size

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Smells nice

This is a good wash. A little too drying for me but will continue to use it because I love the cedar/spearmint smell.

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Great product

Again a sample that is just too small to judge the effectiveness

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Cleans great!

When I first opened it I was a bit surprised that it was clear (as most face washes I've used in the past have been white) but it works really great. It's a bit watery compared to what I usually use, but having said that I really really like this face wash.

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