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GLOSSARY : Oily skin with imperfections

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Exfoliation

Exfoliation is a physiological process by which dead cells are removed from the epidermis. The skin’s natural exfoliation process may be boosted using chemical or mechanical procedures. Mechanical exfoliation consists in scrubbing the epidermis with small grains.

This word also belongs to the categories Sensitive, dehydrated skin, Extremely dry, irritated and atopic skin, Dry and uncomfortable skin, Dry to very dry skin, Intolerant skin, Dry and rough skin, Skin prone to redness, Signs of age, wrinkles, firmness, Pigmentation problems, Irritated skin, Sebaceous scaly patches, Skin sensitive to shaving.