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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Speaking on this memorable occasion Doris Hecht, General Manager at Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Villas said, "The exclusive exfoliation treatment is perfect for those looking to shine through event season and into the New Year and will leave the guests relaxed and rejuvenated."
Exfoliation of the skin can be done with scrubs or cleansing grains like walnut powder and coffee beans.
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.
Therefore, the search for a new liquid-phase system for efficient quantitative exfoliation of the graphene sheets is necessary [28].
This happens in the eyes at risk especially with exfoliation and it is the main sign of early glaucomatous damage.
Sensitivity toward GVHD was low for every endoscopic feature, but specificity and positive predictive value were 100% for villous atrophy, ulcer, and mucosal exfoliation and [greater than or equal to] 80% for edema, redness, and erosion.
KEY WORDS: Pseudo exfoliation syndrome, Intraocular pressure, Optical coherence tomography, Retinal nerve fiber layer thickness.
The concentration of the graphene as a result of exfoliation and centrifugation at 500 rpm for 45 min in both cases were determined.
Effective exfoliating products provide both mechanical and chemical exfoliation. Mechanical ingredients in a product that physically remove dead skin cells should be perfectly spherical, because exfoliates with jagged, sharp edges that do not dissolve in water can cause tiny lacerations in the skin, accelerating aging, and unsterilized organic exfoliates can cause infection if they tear the skin.
* DD Karma LLC is rolling out DermaFlash--billed as a revolutionary at-home professional quality exfoliation device for the removal of dead surface cells, vellus hair and built up debris--at Sephora shops and online.
Glytone Mini Peel Gel is engineered to help provide at-home exfoliation without irritating or drying the skin.