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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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Smells great! Works even better!
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Awesome face wash! Smells great and doesn't dry out my skin. I will buy the full size of this product.

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Great Product
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It's true about the smell, it smells great. I feel great after I use it. I would use it at least once a day.

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not for me
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Good smell but broke out right after I used it, and gave it five chances, switched back to old stuff, cleared up, then used this again and just broke out. Not for me but could work for others

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Ursa Major Fantastic Face Wash
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Thank you for this sample - I really enjoyed this face wash it had a very good smell and didn't dry out my skin

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I love it!
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Maybe not an everyday face wash for me--more an every other day thing, but I still think it feels great and really wakes me up when I use it in the morning! I actually wish I COULD use it every day!

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Nice-ish
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A refreshing scent but only above average cleansing power.

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Smells like tequila
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This wash is non-abrasive and gentle; and it really does the trick. My skin feels smooth and oil-free after using, but not dry. However, i used this product the morning after a bachelor party and the smell made me want to upchuck in the shower. This gel smells JUST LIKE TEQUILA.

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Decent facial wash
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Face wash was decent, feels better then my current face wash I use from a retail store. I have really dry skin and this face wash did not over dry my skin. I may purchase the product in the future.

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Really nice
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Report came back that this worked out really well. It smells great too!

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Good scent, clean feeling, does the trick
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Received sample in February box. I like the scent of the product, has good consistency, gives a good clean feeling - especially for those of us who shave our heads!

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