exfoliant

/ (ɛksˈfəʊlɪənt) /

noun

a gently abrasive cosmetic product designed to remove dead cells from the skin's surface

Nearby words

  1. exertion,
  2. exeter,
  3. exeunt,
  4. exeunt omnes,
  5. exfiltrate,
  6. exfoliate,
  7. exfoliation,
  8. exfoliative,
  9. exfoliative cytology,
  10. exfoliative dermatitis

Word Origin for exfoliant

C20: from exfoliate + -ant

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