exfoliate exfoliate  /ɛks ˈfoʊ li eɪt/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) spread by opening the leaves of
  2. (v) cast off in scales, laminae, or splinters
  3. (v) remove the surface, in scales or laminae
  4. (v) come off in a very thin piece
  5. (v) grow by producing or unfolding leaves

Usage(s):

  1. In passing, note the ripples of protest that exfoliate up from the ankles through knees to outer thighs, the pebbly grind of hip sockets trying to accommodate swiveling joints.
  2. The key ingredient, alpha hydroxy acid, is found in many antiaging products and helps exfoliate the top layers of skin to reveal fresher skin underneath.
  3. The stylish Mandara Spa offers massage, wraps, and waxingplus a three-in-one Chinese herbal back treatment to exfoliate, cleanse, and revitalize travel-worn skin.

News

  1. 4 Easy Options to Remove Spider Veins

    When it comes to bearing beautiful summer legs, nothing looks quite as striking as gorgeous, smooth skin. Women work hard to shave, exfoliate and buff their legs to make them look summer-ready, but even the most pampered woman can have trouble concealing spider veins.
    on July 18, 2013     Source: La Jolla Light

  2. Microbeads threatening waterways

    A common additive in soaps and other personal cleaning products has become a pollution threat to Ohio’s waterways. Companies that make and sell soaps, facial scrubs and toothpastes call them microbeads — tiny plastic balls that create friction to help scour teeth and exfoliate dead skin cells.
    on July 17, 2013     Source: The Columbus Dispatch

  3. A Quick Yet Luxurious Anti-oxidant Treatment in the Comfort of Your Home Once a Week for Superior Skin from Sublime ...

    Imagine a luxurious treatment that can nourish skin, lock in moisture, gently exfoliate and improve skin quality. 15 minutes once per week will take your skin to the next level, says Sublime Beauty® with an anti-oxidant mask of high quality. (PRWeb July 16, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/7/prweb10918284.htm
    on July 16, 2013     Source: PRWeb

Quotes

  1. "Nothing makes me feel more party ready than top-to-toe glistening skin - be sure to exfoliate before applying a shimmering moisturiser," Tess explained.
    on Dec 1, 2009 By: Tess Daly Source: Avon (blog)

  2. The medical opinion: "If you have any history of eczema on the face you should use a soap-free cleanser and a good protective moisturiser," says dermatologist Dr Nick Lowe. "Don't exfoliate. It's a common skincare myth that you should...
    on Feb 14, 2010 By: Nick Lowe Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  3. Ex-Hibs, Rangers and Motherwell star Craig added: "It's a fantastic way of getting a message across that guys have to check themselves more often and not be so reluctant about seeing a doctor. Men wear earrings now, they exfoliate, they get their...
    on Oct 27, 2009 By: Craig Paterson Source: The Sun

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