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Exfoliating Agent

An exfoliating agent eliminates dead cells from the skin’s surface. There are exfoliating creams specially formulated for body skin. Exfoliating agents may also be added to anti-dandruff shampoos, which will help eliminate dandruff. The verb exfoliate is thus synonymous with desquamate.

This word belongs to the category Dandruff.