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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.

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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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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
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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
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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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The perfect balance!
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This face wash is wonderful. My skin has really cleared up since using it. It seems to do all it says, cleans but doesn't dry out. And I love the minty smell, it is very refreshing. I agree with the other comments, you don't have to use much, so I'm happy this will be lasting me a long time!!

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just great
Purchased

my husband loves this so much that i had to get the bigger size! his face has cleared up some since hes started using it but that could just be that hes enthusiastic about washing his face now!

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Love it

I started using this cleanser in high school and I still love it. I don't use it all the time, but it is a product that I consistently go back to when my skin is acting up. It is very thick and creamy and can take a while to get it all off of the skin. It lathers up wonderfully, and is good for sensitive skin!

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Obsessed with the scent/feeling
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This face wash brings BRIGHTness to my skin! I love using it especially in the mornings before make-up. The smell makes me feel like I just got out of a spa. A very tiny bit goes SUCH a long way, it's totally worth it! I've had it for about 5 months now and still not finished!

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Top-Quality Lathering Cleanser

This is a frothy, refreshing daily cleanser, one that I use regularly with a scrub brush. It leaves my mostly oily skin feeling even, smooth, and clean if slightly (very slightly) tight. As with any frothing cleanser, I have to immediately apply moisturizer after use to keep the upper layers of skin from drying and flaking. A VERY little bit goes a long way, nowhere near the "quarter-sized" portion recommended in the instructions.

While I personally often pair this cleanser with another non-lathering oil cleanser to better break up oil and make-up, in general, this balanced cleanser is easy to recommend for almost any skin type.

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Long time user
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I have been using this cleanser for many years now and love that birchbox has this product. I have combination skin, especially in the summers I can get quite greasy. This does not take off eye make up well, so you will need to take it off before using. But it works well on my skin to cleanse without drying. I used to have black heads on my forehard and this really cleared them up and continues to keep them clean.

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great face wash
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I love this face wash - great for my combo skin. leaves my skin clean and fresh. smells great too

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