exfoliator
noun Date: 1980 exfoliant

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  • exfoliator — exfoliate ► VERB 1) shed or be shed from a surface in scales or layers. 2) wash or rub (the skin) with a granular substance to remove dead cells. DERIVATIVES exfoliation noun exfoliative adjective exfoliator noun. ORIGIN Latin exfoliare strip of… …   English terms dictionary

  • exfoliator — See exfoliation. * * * …   Universalium

  • exfoliator — noun An exfoliant …   Wiktionary

  • exfoliator — ex·fo·li·a·tor (.)eks fō lē .āt ər n exfoliant …   Medical dictionary

  • exfoliator — ex·fo·li·at·or …   English syllables

  • exfoliator — (ˌ)eksˈfōlēˌād.ər noun ( s) Etymology: exfoliate + or (I) : exfoliant herein * * * exfōˈliātor noun An exfoliating agent • • • Main Entry: ↑exfoliate …   Useful english dictionary

  • Sugaring (epilation) — Sugaring is a method of hair removal that has been in use for thousands of years This ancient art goes back to 1900 BC when a hairless and smooth body was considered the standard of youth, beauty and innocence for women in Egypt. Today, this art… …   Wikipedia

  • 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

  • exfoliate — [ɪks fəʊlɪeɪt, ɛks ] verb 1》 shed or be shed from a surface in scales or layers. 2》 wash or rub (the skin) with a granular substance to remove dead cells. Derivatives exfoliation noun exfoliative adjective exfoliator noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • exfoliant — /ɛksˈfoʊliənt/ (say eks fohleeuhnt) noun a cosmetic that removes dead skin cells on the skin s surface. Also, exfoliator …   Australian English dictionary

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