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Ursa Major Fortifying Face Balm

Some moisturizers are so rich they leave you glistening; others so light you're not sure if they are working at all. Consider this face balm the ultimate happy medium. Even though it absorbs fast and reduces shine, the all-natural formula delivers serious moisture while keeping skin firm and youthful.

Ursa Major Fortifying Face Balm
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A resounding "Meh..."
Sampled

It's alright. The sample size wasn't too good, but from the uses I got out of it, it's most certainly not worth $36. There are some spectacular moisturizers that come in a larger size, cost less, and require less of the product to be effective. If you're new to Birchbox, wait it out. They'll send better moisturizers soon enough.

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Meh
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First thing: when using this product for the first time, be careful squeezing it out of the tube. It is ridiculously watery. Add to it that it smells like wet beach sand and doesn't really do anything, I think I'll pass.

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Missed the mark
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Seems like a great moisturizer, but I cannot get over the scent. I do not like it. It smells like a botanical gin. Besides the fragrance, it feels good. I do not expect to order more of this product.

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Worst smell ever
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This products works well if you can get over the horrendous scent that you will be inhaling all way long.

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Worked Well Initially...
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But then it broke my face out. Not something I'm looking for as part of my grooming routine.

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Ursa Major Face Balm
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I have a moisturizer line I really like and it would take a significant product to make me want to change. This product is quite thin, which on a positive note contributes to a pleasant light weight feel. However, I felt I needed to use more than I really wanted to get good coverage and the scent, while nonabtrusive, is not particularly pleasant either. This is not a bad product by any means, but I wouldn't buy a full size product of this variety as I don't feel it does what I want it to effectively.

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Zebra stripes
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This product looks great. Packaging is top notch but the excecution is Ho-hum.

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Not a fan
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Smelled like I rubbed a handful of raw vegetables into my face. I didn't get either a soothing or a refreshing feeling.

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This face balm made my face a wee bit shiny. The fragrance is nice but the consistency is almost like water. I'm not sure if that what a "balm" is supposed to be.

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Not effective
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I loved the carroty smell of this, like a manly Bugs Bunny. I guess Bugs is already manly, but I digress. Beyond the smell and the nice texture, its not clear that this face balm actually does anything. I used it after my shave when my face was a little irritated and then it just smelled like carrots afterwards, but still irritated.

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