ORIGINS Modern Friction™ Nature's gentle dermabrasion

We never used to look forward to scrubbing, but all that changed when we found this natural exfoliating cleanser. It keeps skin looking fresh and smooth without the irritation of other sloughs. The star ingredient is rice starch, which binds with water molecules to banish dirt and dead skin.

ORIGINS Modern Friction™ Nature's gentle dermabrasion
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Not a true "exfoliator"
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I found this "exfoliator" to be more of a slightly gritty paste rather than a sloughing exfoliator. I like my scrubs to have a super fine grit to them in a creamy base. This feels like I was putting oatmeal on my face. It doesn't smell very good, either.

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Not what I expected

This product was the third of its kind that I've tried, and was a bit disappointed since I've enjoyed other products from this brand in the past. This dermabrasion scrub felt too thick and gooey, and because of that I felt like it was more difficult to really scrub it into my skin. I also felt like it left somewhat of a "film" on my skin afterwards.

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Effective but HARSH

I was surprised by how harsh this product was given how gentle the other origins products I use are. I have combination skin that is super sensitive, and this really hurt my face. The exfoliating beads are huge and my whole face turned red after using this and felt very raw. I do not recommend this for people with very sensitive skin.

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Good exfoliation

This worked well to exfoliate my skin however I have combination skin and it did cause my face to breakout. I think this product would work better for someone with dry skin.

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Origins Modern Friction
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Looking for a good exfoliant that doesn't have the microbeads that are bad for the environment. This one doesn't have as much scrubbiness as I hoped for. And it is a little drying.

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Nice cleanser, odd texture
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I understand that rice is a primary ingredient, but I can't get over how odd it feels and smells. The function of the cleanser is really good though. And it gently exfoliates, which is very important for anyone with sensitive skin. If you can get over the texture and smell, it's a great product.

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Gentle, Versatile Facial Exfoliation

Origin's Modern Friction is effective dermabrasion that leaves skin feeling silky smooth when used three or so times a week. And a little goes a long way. Apply three or four pea-sized drops to clean, dry skin on the chin, cheeks, and forehead. Use fingers to massage the scrub into the skin. Wet fingers a little and slowly work into a mild lather, making sure to avoid the eye area since this product can really sting. Then wash away thoroughly. You'll need to follow with a good moisturizer to soothe skin and replenish the lost natural oil and moisture, but this is very fine and very effective.

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Love this brand!
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I really want to buy all Origins brand! This brand is so great for my skin. My skin feels refreshed and soft after a few uses.

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Great product

I wouldn't use this everyday, but this is a great product for one a week. I tried it as a sample first from Orgins. I would do that at the store and come back here and buy it. See if it is for you.

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Love this product!
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I have always loved Origins products. The smell is wonderful. This product works. My pores looked clean after use. If you have dry skin, make sure to use a good moisturizer because I did experience some dryness. Overall, great product.

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