exfoliation

[ US /ɛksˌfoʊɫiˈeɪʃən/ ]
[ UK /ɛksfˈə‍ʊlɪˈe‍ɪʃən/ ]
NOUN
  1. a thin flake of dead epidermis shed from the surface of the skin
  2. the peeling off in flakes or scales of bark or dead skin
    exfoliation is increased by sunburn
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How To Use exfoliation In A Sentence

  • High-strength steels generally are suitably protected from exfoliation corrosion by the application of organic finishes or metallic plating.
  • One is niacinamide, which increases the skin's natural exfoliation. Times, Sunday Times
  • A true yummy mummy requires retouched highlights, immaculate foundation, mascara, exfoliation, leg-waxing and a slick of lipstick.
  • Small scars, with furfuraceous, dry and gray exfoliation on round and linear zones of 20-25 x 4-5 cm., were observed in the submammalian region.
  • The author proposed that there may be four major sources: undigested and/or unabsorbed portions of diets, exfoliation of intestinal cells, hepatic bile secretion, and methylation of I-Hg.
  • The treatment involves a complete exfoliation, including the face, followed by a shower and a body and face massage.
  • Use textured side for gentle exfoliation and smooth side to lift away dulling impurities.
  • Silverman, who performs microdermabrasion at his office, says it is a good method for exfoliation and ‘things that exfoliate are good for inconsistencies,’ such as stretch marks.
  • This low sensitivity rate has encouraged the use of instruments to enhance cell exfoliation.
  • Others had been treated more harshly—electrolysis, exfoliation, poisonous injections, dermabrasion. Elder Hostel
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