exfoliant
noun Date: 1983 a mechanical or chemical agent (as an abrasive skin wash or salicylic acid) that is applied to the skin to remove dead cells from the surface

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  • exfoliant — exfoliant, iante [ ɛksfɔljɑ̃, jɑ̃t ] adj. • 1962; de exfolier ♦ Crème exfoliante, qui enlève les cellules mortes de la peau. exfoliant, ante [ɛksfɔljɑ̃, ɑ̃t] adj. ÉTYM. 1962; de exfolier. ❖ ♦ Qui provoque une exfoliation de la peau. || Crème… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • exfoliant — EXFOLIÁNT, Ă adj., s. n. (produs cosmic) care rezultă din exfoliere (1). (< exfolia + ant) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

  • exfoliant — UK [eksˈfəʊlɪənt] / US [eksˈfoʊlɪənt] noun [countable] Word forms exfoliant : singular exfoliant plural exfoliants a substance that you put on your face or body to help to remove dead skin cells …   English dictionary

  • Exfoliant — Gommage Un gommage ou exfoliant est un produit cosmétique qui sert à éliminer les cellules mortes de l épiderme. La peau est ainsi lissée, l absorption des crèmes hydratantes et le renouvellement cellulaire sont favorisés. Composition Un gommage… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • exfoliant — noun An agent or substance used for the process of exfoliation …   Wiktionary

  • exfoliant — ex·fo·liant (.)eks fō lē ənt, fōl yənt n a mechanical or chemical agent (as an abrasive skin wash or salicylic acid) that is applied to the skin to remove dead cells from the surface called also exfoliator …   Medical dictionary

  • exfoliant — ex|fo|li|ant [ eks fouliənt ] noun count a substance that you put on your face or body to help remove dead skin cells …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • exfoliant — n. cosmetic used for exfoliating the skin, cosmetic usef for exfoliating dead skin cells …   English contemporary dictionary

  • exfoliant — noun a cosmetic for exfoliating the skin …   English new terms dictionary

  • exfoliant — ex·fo·liant …   English syllables

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