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The Facts on Friction

When I was in my early 20s, the phrase "tired-looking skin" wasn't even in my vocabulary. But lately, dull, worn-out skin has been one of my biggest beauty woes. So this weekend, in an attempt to brighten up my face, I bought my first jar of Origins Modern Friction, $36, available here. The gentle dermabrasion scrub, made from rice starch, promises to slough away dead skin cells and even out your complexion.

Because I have sensitive skin, I've always been wary of dermabrasion. But when the Origins sales lady demonstrated the scrub on my hand and I felt the silky smooth results, I was hooked. Plus, it's incredibly easy to use: You apply the scrub on your face when it's dry, then add just a splash of water and massage it in for a few minutes. Your skin will come out looking brighter and feeling creamy. Also, rumor has it that Origins will soon be launching Modern Friction for the body, so stay tuned.

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HoldensGirl HoldensGirl 10 years
It smells like nothing really, just like the facial one. I have very sensitive skin and it does not bother it at all-amazingly
VJ626 VJ626 10 years
I have been using this once or twice a week for almost a year and can tell a major difference in my skin's texture every time. My pores look smaller and my skin is smoother. I'm definitely buying the body scrub when it comes out...I heard October for the U.S....
AshleyBrook AshleyBrook 10 years
I would buy it if I needed it.
Faye16 Faye16 10 years
That Eczema advert is disgusting!
colormesticky colormesticky 10 years
Origins is good for sensitive skin t0xxic, so I'm betting it's not full of fragrance. I haven't tried the scrub though.
t0xxic t0xxic 10 years
But how does it smell? Is it perfumy or stank lol My nose is more sensitive then my skin
colormesticky colormesticky 10 years
Origins is my favorite brand. Mac has the best eyeshadow and bright colored body makeup, but for skin care and concealer I love Origins. And I hate spending money, so that's saying something.
jules_from_ohio jules_from_ohio 10 years
love this stuff! it really works.
HoldensGirl HoldensGirl 10 years
You can get the body scrub in the UK and it is amazing!!!! Must be in the US already?!?!?!
HoldensGirl HoldensGirl 10 years
You can get this is a body scrub and it is AMAZING. Avalible in the UK already so it must be in the US somewhere!
buttercup buttercup 10 years
I have some and I like it, though I haven't seen astounding results. Another product from origins that I like is their fruit scrub exfolliant.
SweetPeasMom SweetPeasMom 10 years
Sounds great, I think I'll have to pick some up.
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