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noun as in molting

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It’s designed to target rough, bumpy, or flakey skin without causing irritation, and it turns a simple shower into a spa-like exfoliation session.

According to these sources, exfoliation can amplify the results of topical products such as serums, masks and moisturizers, boosting the skin’s “glow” and “radiance,” as well as cutting down on acne and signs of sun damage.

Manual exfoliation uses a product such as a face scrub or a tool such as a mechanical face brush to “scrub” and loosen the dead skin cells.

Microdermabrasion and dermaplaning are manual exfoliation treatments performed in-office.

Without exfoliation and moisturizer, areas of rough or dry skin "grab darker," says Sinless Sun's Peterson.

Where unworn by contact with the ground, the horn of the sole is shed by a process of exfoliation.

The term exfoliation is sometimes employed to indicate the separation or throwing off of a superficial sequestrum.

This second efflorescence faded on the twenty-fourth day, and on the twenty-seventh exfoliation began.

This is very easy to do in the weak limbs of strumous patients, and may cause exfoliation, and greatly delay cure.

An exfoliation of the rock itself you would call the houses that seem to grow there—so identical is the colour and character.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to exfoliation, such as: depilation, peeling, shedding, and flaking.

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