Exfoliation

This process removes dead skin cells from the skin's surface. Some exfoliants use physical beads or particles to scrub off dead skin cells, while others use chemical ingredients like enzymes or alpha hydroxy acids to dissolve and break up dead cells.
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Exfoliation

• (n.) The scaling off of a bone, a rock, or a mineral, etc.; the state of being exfoliated.
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exfoliation

<biology> A falling off in scales or layers. ... Origin: L. Exfoliatio ... (18 Nov 1997) ...
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Exfoliation

(eks"fo-le-a'shun) (Latin. Ex - away + Folium - leaf)
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exfoliation

(eks-fo″le-a´shәn) a falling off in scales or layers. the removal of scales or flakes from the surface of the skin. the normal loss of primary teeth after loss of their root structure. adj., exfo´liative., adj. lamellar exfoliation of the newborn ...
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exfoliation

(L. exfoliatio) a falling off in scales or layers.
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exfoliation

noun the peeling off in flakes or scales of bark or dead skin; `exfoliation is increased by sunburn`
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Exfoliation

[botany] Exfoliation (from the term `foliate`, meaning `related to leaves”) means the removal or loss of leaves from a plant. It is used both to describe the loss of a leaves as a natural part of a plant’s life cycle (such as in the case of deciduous trees which lose their leaves in the autumn) or because of some trauma or outside cause...
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Exfoliation

[cosmetology] Exfoliation involves the removal of the oldest dead skin cells on the skin`s outermost surface, and has been used for many years to help maintain healthy skin. Exfoliation is involved in the process of all facials, during microdermabrasion or chemical peels at medical spas. Exfoliation can be achieved through mechanical or che...
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Exfoliation

Ex·fo`li·a'tion noun [ Confer French exfoliation .] The scaling off of a bone, a rock, or a mineral, etc.; the state of being exfoliated.
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Exfoliation

A physical weathering process in which sheets of rock are fractured and detached from an outcrop.
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exfoliation

A physical weathering process in which sheets of rock are fractured and detached from an outcrop.
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Exfoliation

A weathering process by which concentric shells, slabs, sheets, or flakes are successively broken loose and stripped away from a rock mass.
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Exfoliation

a weathering process where surface layers of rock peel away rather like dead skin!
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exfoliation

As new skin cells develop they are pushed up through the epidermis layers and the old skin cells are sloughed off. This process occurs naturally in the epidermis every 48 days but as we age it slows down. When this happens use chemical and manual exfoliation to help speed up the process.
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exfoliation

Corrosion that proceeds laterally from the sites of initiation along planes parallel to the surface, generally at grain boundaries, forming corrosion products that force metal away from the body of the material. giving rise to a layered appearance.
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exfoliation

exfoliación
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Exfoliation

Peeling, swelling or scaling of stone or mineral surfaces in thin layers, caused by chemical or physical weather or by heat.
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exfoliation

separation of successive thin shells, or spalls, from massive rock such as granite or basalt; it is common in regions that have moderate rainfall. ...
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exfoliation

the peeling off in flakes or scales of bark or dead skin
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exfoliation

The process by which concentric scales, plates, or shells of rock are stripped or spall from the bare surface of a large rock mass.
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Exfoliation

the removal of upper skin in thin layers
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Exfoliation

the stripping of concentric rock slabs from the outer surface of a rock mass.
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Exfoliation

The `sloughing away` of dead skin cells – part of the skin’s natural rejuvenation process.
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exfoliation

Type of physical weathering in which the outer layers of a rock surface peel off in flakes and shells. It is caused by the rapid expansion and contraction of the rock surface when subjected to extreme changes of temperature. Exfoliation occurs particularly in hot dry desert climates, and on sheets of rock that are jointed parallel to the surface, s...
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