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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Liz Earle Cleanse & Polish, pounds 10 One look at Liz Earle's skin should be enough to make you rush out and buy this exfoliation system.
Much of Yosemite Valley's natural beauty is a result of the process of exfoliation, he noted.
There are no chemicals that strip your superficial layer, no forced exfoliation that dries your skin.
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But experts now believe that over-zealous exfoliation is too much for older skin and while it's all right to remove an optimal single layer of dead cells a day (probably about what you do simply by regular cleansing), any more and the skin is likely to lose moisture.
To achieve high exfoliation, the ratio of compatibilizer to NA was kept at 4 (9).
The exfoliation process not only removes the top layer of the epidermis that is characterized by dull, dead skin cells, but also enables their moisturizers and wrinkle creams to penetrate more deeply into the skin layers where they will do the most good.
As we edge nearer and nearer towards summer, baring more flesh can seem a daunting prospect, so start the summer as you mean to go on (with baby soft skin) and treat yourself to a full body exfoliation.
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.
To address this issue, in this project, we will focus on developing a novel electrochemical cathodic exfoliation approach to produce high quality graphene.
Exfoliation involves the removal of the oldest dead cells from the surface of the skin to make it look healthier, radiant and younger looking.