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Cleansing is only part of the battle. Use ORIGINS Modern Friction Exfoliator™ two to three times a week to slough away dead skin.

ORIGINS Checks And Balances™ Frothy Face Wash - 5 oz

5 oz

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From oily T-zones to the parched skin around our lips, our list of skin concerns is as extensive as our shoe collection. But thanks to this smart cleanser, tricky combination skin has never been so easy to manage. The gentle foaming formula is laced with a unique blend of botanicals that balance oil production while softening dry areas. Make this the first step of your regimen, and watch your skin worries diminish (leaving you more time for life’s finer pleasures — like shopping).

How to Use

Wet your face. Work a quarter-size amount of cleanser between your palms, adding lukewarm water to create a rich foam. Massage into skin, avoiding the eye area. Rinse off, and follow with the matching ORIGINS serum and moisturizer.

water\aqua\eau; lavandula angustifolia (lavender) flower water, potassium myristate, glycerin, potassium behenate, sodium methyl cocoyl taurate, potassium palmitate, potassium laurate, potassium stearate, anthemis nobilis (chamomile) flower oil *, mentha viridis (spearmint) leaf oil*, pelargonium graveolens (geranium) flower oil*, lavandula hybrida (lavender) oil*, citrus aurantium bergamia (bergamot) flower oil*, styrax benzoin gum, linalool, peg-3 distearate, tourmaline, laminaria saccharina extract, hydrolyzed wheat protein, cetearyl alcohol, polyquaternium-7, butylene glycol, disodium edta, methylchloroisothiazolinone, methylisothiazolinone *essential oil

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Worked wonders for my skin!

I bought this a few months ago after several of my coworkers were raving about how much they love Origins' products. At the time it was towards the end of winter and my face had so many dry patches from both the cold weather and the harsh face wash I was using at the time. This wash completely changed the skin on my face. All of the dry flaky patches I had been dealing with for years are gone. The wash is very gentle, it gets middle frothy and has a very pleasant smell. My skin feels soft and refreshed every time I use it. A little goes a long was as well, so you definitely get your money's worth. I use this twice a day (morning and night) and I am just now getting close to the bottom of the bottle after having this for months.

To sum this up, do yourself a favor and get this face wash!! I promise you will not regret it, especially if you suffer from dry flaky skin like I did.

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Clean but not dry

I always worry that a foaming face wash will dry my skin out but somehow Origins made one that doesn't. I use this even on the hottest, driest days of the year and my skin is refreshed and clean

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Best Ever

This is hands down the holy grail of cleanser. Gets all the make-up off, leaves skin refreshed. Wonderful scent. Perfect!

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Favorite cleanser

I love this facial cleanser. It is very frothy and foaming, and has a great scent that wakes you up when you use it in the morning. My skin is smooth, and I never have dry areas. If you have combination skin, this is a must have!

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Good brand, not so good product

I have loved using Origins products before so I was excited to try the "Frothy" face wash - it definitely gets frothy but the smell and texture kind of feels like I'm rubbing toothpaste on my face and ultimately left it too try. Some people may like the spearmint, but I was not a fan...

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