Origins Modern Friction™ Nature's Gentle Dermabrasion


4.4 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars61%
  • 4 Stars25%
  • 3 Stars8%
  • 2 Stars3%
  • 1 Star2%


Sand-blasting skin with coarse, chemical crystals? How painfully passé. Here's age-smoothing exfoliation without irritation. Skin-refining Rice Starch, cushioned in cream, shows real affinity for rapidly removing sluggish cells, uneven patches and signs of skin damage and discolorations. Lemon Oil kick starts the process of illumination. Another age-sweeping action: skin-menacing molecules are mopped up. All while Aloe keeps skin calm and comfy. There's no ouch, extra steps or other complications. No redness or flaking follows. The before-and-afters are amazing. Signs of fine lines and size of pores appear to shrink in size. Skin looks perfectly polished, smooth and luminous. And the perk-me-up aromas of Bergamot and Peppermint help you look on the bright side.


Water\Aqua\Eau; Rosa Damascena (Rose) Flower Water , Oryza Sativa (Rice) Starch , Sodium Laureth Sulfate , Glycerin , Cocamide Mea , Glycol Distearate , Acrylates Copolymer , Pentylene Glycol , Polysorbate 20 , Citrus Aurantium Bergamia (Bergamot) Fruit Oil*, Citrus Limon (Lemon) Peel Oil*, Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Oil*, Cinnamomum Camphora (Camphor) Oil*, Litsea Cubeba Fruit Oil*, Citrus Aurantium Amara (Bitter Orange) Peel Extract*, Ocimum Basilicum (Basil) Oil*, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil*, Citral, Linalool, Benzyl Salicylate, Limonene , Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Extract , Scutellaria Baicalensis Root Extract , Pyrus Malus (Apple) Fruit Extract , Cucumis Sativus (Cucumber) Fruit Extract , Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate , Butylene Glycol , Hexylene Glycol , Sodium Cocoate , Caprylyl Glycol , Sodium Sulfate , Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose , Sodium Chloride , Pentaerythrityl Tetra-Di-T-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate , Laureth-2 , Edta , Disodium Edta , Trisodium Hedta , Sodium Hydroxide , Methylchloroisothiazolinone , Methylisothiazolinone , Phenoxyethanol , Titanium Dioxide (Ci 77891) * Essential Oil <ILNILN39948>

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Origins Modern Friction™ Nature's Gentle Dermabrasion
Origins Modern Friction™ Nature's Gentle Dermabrasion
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  • "I LOVE just about all things Origins, but Modern Friction is definitely one of my MUST HAVE products. I love that it is gentle enough to use on sensitive skin. For a milder exfoliation experience you can use water and for a more abrasive exfoliation apply the product to dry skin. This stuff is amazing. It deeply cleanses the skin and sloughs off dead skin cells; revealing new and refreshed skin. It does not irritate or dry the skin, however, it can irritate the heck out of your sure to keep them closed." in 188 reviews
Nicole S.
25 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
Very nice gentle exfoliater. I had received a small travel sized bottle from Macy's so I'm not sure about the price. It was efficient and effective and it did smell nice. I would possibly buy the full size. 
Bethany D.
20 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
This is my all time favorite face wash. Face feels super fresh and soft and making me feel more awake and alive. I notice a difference in my skin being a lot more clear and calmed down redness in my skin!
Francesca k.
Oklahoma City, OK
56 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I have a sample of the Modern Friction that I keep in my shower. it's not my favorite exfoliator but it does a decent job. my nose particularly is unphased by this while the rest of my face is super smooth
Rinata A.
Jersey City, NJ
90 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 3
I love love love this cleanser !!! It smells so good and leaves a wonderful glow on my face! I truly feel like I give myself a treatment when I use this product! I would highly recommend it! Bravo, origins!
Noelle Z.
Orlando, FL
12 reviews
A gentle scrub for sensitive skin. After I used this product I immediately saw results. This left my face feeling really dewy smooth and glowing. I bought it at Sephora. I would absolutely buy it again.
Quay G.
Greensboro, NC
123 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
This is so great when you need to exfoliate. I always use this twice a week. Especially before wearing makeup. It gives you a smooth base to work with. Its a great value for its size. I would recommend.
Theresa H.
11 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
The Orgins Modern Friction Nature's Gentle Dermabrasion is great for cleaning the skin and leaves it feeling and looking refreshed. It is a great exfoliator, a little definitely goes a long way. The scrub is very gentle and smells great.
Shannon F.
6 reviews
Best scrub out there. It's not too rough but some how does a better job than any other exfoliator I've tried. Even my boyfriend who hates putting anything on his face steals it every time he sleeps over.
Alaina C.
Nashville , TN
34 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
I got my mom hooked on this exfoliator. She used it once at my house and I purchase it for her for ever birthday and Christmas. It's a gentle exfoliation that gets the job done. Great for sensitive skin.
Stephanie H.
Westminster, CA
56 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
This is a great cleanser for someone looking to gently exfoliate the skin at the same time. The cleanser is effective and doesn't leave my skin feeling dry and patchy after. It also does not leave a residue after rinsing it off. A little goes a long way so a bottle will last you a long time. I'd recommend it to friends and family. 
Melissa A.
Lyndhurst, NJ
112 reviews
What do you love about this product?
Katherine D.
Cincinnati , OH
240 reviews
I have extremely rough skin on my cheeks. I love the checks and balances cleanser by origins, I'm looking for a good exfoliator. Does this show good results?
Angela P.
21 reviews
I received this sample from sephora. I'm confused about what this is. Is it a cleanser, a serum, a moisturizer or a mask? Also, I have dry, sensitive, acne-prone skin. Should I even try this? Microdermabrasion in the name makes me think good for my acne, bad for my sensitive skin. But since I'm not even sure what this is, maybe someone can help.
Maggi C.
98 reviews
How many times did you need to use it before you saw results?
Kelsey Z.
Lakewood, OH
614 reviews
Is this an exfoliator?

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