Origins Modern Friction™ Nature's Gentle Dermabrasion


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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
Alyssa V.
150 reviews
This stuff gets rid of my dry patches in no time! It is a little rough on the skin, so I wouldn't recommend this to those of you that have really sensitive skin. It smells Amazing and my skin feels like a baby's bottom after I use it!
Brandi G.
Lexington, KY
88 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
This product is great for my skin! Exfoliates without over drying, and I can feel it working. This is one of those purchases that's worth the price!

I received a sample from a Sephora purchase, and I bought a full size about a week later!
Tara L.
Tampa, FL
18 reviews
I like this brand a lot and recently got this particular product. I also use Dermalogica daily microfoliant and they are both great products leaving my skin feeling great.
Alicia N.
Fairfield, ME
17 reviews
The best face wash I have ever used!!! Just remember when using this face wash it doesn't have a moisturizer in it so your face can dry out if you don't moisturiz after.
Jennifer G.
Asheville, NC
36 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 4
This stuff is perfect for the winter months when your skin starts to get dry and dull. I use rhis about once or twice a week to get rid of dry dead skin and then moisturize afterward. My skin always looks 10x better the next day.
Lilly H.
Columbus, OH
22 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 2
Love this product! It leaves my skin glowing and looking so fresh!! Love it after a whole day of wearing makeup or just when I feel dry or yucky. Such a refreshing clean!
Daniela R.
40 reviews
Love this exfoliator it's perfect for dry skins since it gentle and doesn't strip the skin of moisture you can buy it at sephora and I would recommend using it 1-2 times a week depending on your skins dryness and sensitivity
Heidi A.
Cambridge, MN
7 reviews
I loved how this gently exfoliated my sensitive skin without stripping or making my skin puff up afterwards. A little goes a long way, but the price makes it not something that I regularly purchase for my skincare routine.
Eboni J.
10 reviews
I love this stuff. It is gentle as it claims. It has a different texture that I've never seen in other exfoliants. It's not to harsh to where you feel like you will scrub your face off but it's not to "light" to where you feel like it doesn't do anything. I actually feel like my face is refreshed after using this.
Kailin C.
29 reviews
Beauty Junkie Expert Level 1
This exfoliator is great it's not harsh on the skin at all and doesn't leave my skin feeling tight and dry, like most exfoliators and face cleansers do. It is great if you have sensitive skin.
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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