exfoliate


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exfoliate

(ĕks-fō′lē-āt′)
v. exfoli·ated, exfoli·ating, exfoli·ates
v.tr.
1. To remove (a layer of bark or skin, for example) in flakes or scales; peel.
2. To cast off in scales, flakes, or splinters.
v.intr.
To come off or separate into flakes, scales, or layers.

ex·fo′li·a′tion n.
ex·fo′li·a′tive adj.
ex·fo′li·a′tor n.
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The custom facial exfoliates, balances and infuses the skin with beneficial ingredients, boosts natural processes that occur within the skin and protect the skin from environmental elements.
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For oily skin, Semchyshyn recommends using a cleanser with glycolic or salicylic acid, as these help exfoliate and balance the skin.
Meanwhile, increasing grinding and sonication time can further exfoliate the flakes to thin layers.
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After the mud dries, it could help to exfoliate, or remove, the dead cells.
But before you ditch the tights and trousers, there are two important beauty rules you must abide by - exfoliate and moisturise.
Cells from these rumors exfoliate spontaneously into blood, sputum, urine, and various effusions.