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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 all-natural cleanser uses a mix of high-quality essential oils, from soothing cedar and spearmint to bacteria-busting rosemary. Aloe vera and sugar cane extract keep skin soft and hydrated. Lemon and orange fruit extract help control excess oil, while tea leaf extracts offer a dose of antioxidants.

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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Really worked
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My skin is usually pretty good, so I don't use face wash all that much. That being said, this really made my face feel really fresh and I felt like my skin looked really bright after using it. Didn't overdry at all. Pretty much does exactly like advertised.

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Favorite Soap Yet
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Ive had 7 boxes and this is my favorite of them all. Very strong piney alcohol smell but I am addicted. Wakes you up and makes you feel clean. As others attest, it does tighten up your face and kinda dry it but I love it.

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3/5
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I would give this product a 3/5 specially compared to some of the other products I have sampled. It does a goof job of making my face feel clean, sometimes to clean maybe drying it out a bit and making my face feel tight, could just be my skin type. Main issue is the smell DO NOT use this the next morning after drinking the smell alone will just make you toss you cookies smells like maybe tequila ???? not sure used it twice and its just sitting on my sink

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Very Impressed!
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Smells and works great! Received this today and used it before going out to a concert. After use, my face felt smoother and even healthier. I would definitely recommend this product!

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Refreshing!

This face wash IS fantastic. My skin feels tighter and lifted after using it. It has a pleasant smell and leaves me feeling clean and refreshed. I'm curious to try other products from this particular brand.

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Go to face wash
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Make sure to work this up with your hands before you wash, but you'll be glad you did. The scent is simply majestic; I sometimes wonder what it tastes like but then remember it's just face wash

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Caused breakouts
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My skin was clear before using this and started to breakout soon after. It may be because my face didn't adjust to the change, but I can't keep using it. I like the smell but that's about it. Its too gentle, it doesn't feel like it's really cleaning my face. Pretty disappointed, this stuff isn't cheap.

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Great product.
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This is a great face wash. It smells great and leaves no residue. You only need to use a little so the bottle last a long time.

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Fantastic, Indeed!
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I've never found a face wash that I've loved more. Doesn't dry out my face, gently removes dead skin cells and refreshes. I have a new go-to face wash!

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Mowing down my skin to perfection
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As the summary states, Ursa Major Fantastic Face Wash has cleared away facial issues to the point that skin is smooth and all can't help but to stare with jealousy.

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