exfoliator


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ex·fo·li·ate

 (ĕks-fō′lē-āt′)
v. ex·fo·li·at·ed, ex·fo·li·at·ing, ex·fo·li·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.

[Latin exfoliāre, exfoliāt-, to strip of leaves : ex-, ex- + folium, leaf; see bhel- in Indo-European roots.]

ex·fo′li·a′tion n.
ex·fo′li·a′tive adj.
ex·fo′li·a′tor n.

exfoliator

(ɛksˈfəʊlɪˌeɪtə)
n
(Biology) another name for exfoliant
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For chemical exfoliation, you can never go wrong with an AHA exfoliator. AHA, which stands for alpha hydroxy acid, comes from various plant sources and from milk.
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The 3-step system starts with a Smoothing Exfoliator. After washing with a facial cleanser to remove dirt, oil, and other impurities, apply the exfoliator on damp skin.
The 3-step system starts with a facial cleanse using a Smoothing Exfoliator. The process removes excess dirt oil and other impurities as it prepares the skin for advanced, acne-clearing treatment.
You can use a mild store-bought exfoliator or you can mix sugar and olive oil together to form a do-it-yourself paste.
SMOOTH OPERATOR Not released till May 1 but worth waiting for will be the La Mer The Replenishing Oil Exfoliator, PS85.
SODA POP MIXED with water, the kind of baking soda you normally find in the kitchen makes an effective exfoliator, but Biore's Baking Soda Cleansing Scrub, currently reduced to PS3.29 from PS4.99 at Superdrug, combines the raising agent with cleansing actives to leave skin feeling squeaky clean (superdrug.com).
Fortunately, a unique body exfoliator has been formulated with ingredients that provide skin rejuvenating effects similar to microdermabrasion but without the significant drawbacks.
It began hardware and software testing of the NextGen Exfoliator and the Bluetooth transmitter.