Exfoliation


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exfoliation

[eks‚fō·lē′ā·shən]
(geology)
(medicine)
The separation of bone or other tissue in thin layers.
A peeling and shedding of the horny layer of the skin.
(metallurgy)
Peeling off or separation of metal at its surface in the form of thin, parallel scales or lamellae.
(petrology)
The breaking off of thin concentric shells, sheets, scales, plates, and so on, from a rock mass; measuring less than a centimeter to several meters in thickness, the loosened rock is spalled, peeled, or stripped.
(science and technology)
Flaking away or peeling off in scales.

Exfoliation

Action caused by weathering or salt decay, resulting in the flaking off of surface layers of stone.

exfoliation

Peeling, swelling, or scaling of stone or mineral surfaces in thin layers; caused by chemical or physical weathering or by heat. Minerals such as vermiculite expand to many times their original size when heat-treated.
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Traditionally, facial exfoliation has been achieved with costly visits to a dermatologist.
Also, the modified Halpin-Tsai theory of composite materials was employed in order to predict the effect of incomplete exfoliation of clay platelets on the Young's modulus of the nanocomposites.
Liu noted that this abnormal protein secretion occurs in other parts of the body as well as exfoliation syndrome, but appears to be problematic only in the eye.
Besides, just on the other side of said exfoliation is a warm shower, and just on the other side of that is a soothing massage.
Pseudo exfoliation (PXF) syndrome is one of the commonest cause of secondary open angle glaucoma accounting for 20-25% of all open angle glaucomas worldwide.
The work carried out by Geim and Novoselov in 2004 was a simple exfoliation method in which protrusions of highly-oriented pyrolytic graphite (HOPG) were embedded in photoresist and adhesive tape was used to successively peel off layers of graphene [2].
RapidRenew's ability to offer safe and effective exfoliation is important because all consumers --regardless of skin type, gender, ethnicity or age--benefit from exfoliating their skin.
Exfoliation syndrome (XFS) is characterized by the production and progressive accumulation of a fibrillar extracellular material in many ocular tissues.
The new Home Spa product range by Suominen consists of diversified nonwoven substrates, featuring unique attributes for applications like facial sheet masks, cosmetic pads, patches and exfoliation.
Give your toes a spa-like exfoliation using this Champneys Scrub.
To achieve high exfoliation, the ratio of compatibilizer to NA was kept at 4 (9).
Whenever you apply makeup without exfoliation thinking it will cover up blemishes and marks think again because it will not.