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How to use exfoliation in a sentence
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.Skincare gifts that are actually worth the splurge | Rachel Feltman | November 18, 2021 | Popular-Science
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.Diseases of the Horse's Foot | Harry Caulton Reeks
The term exfoliation is sometimes employed to indicate the separation or throwing off of a superficial sequestrum.Manual of Surgery | Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
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.A Manual of the Operations of Surgery | Joseph Bell
An exfoliation of the rock itself you would call the houses that seem to grow there—so identical is the colour and character.Life and Letters of Robert Browning | Mrs. Sutherland Orr
Scientific definitions for exfoliation
The process in which layers of tissue peel or are peeled off an organism, such as the distinctive ways in which bark peels off a tree in strips or flakes.
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