exfoliant

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exfoliant (ɛksˈfəʊlɪənt)
 
n
a gently abrasive cosmetic product designed to remove dead cells from the skin's surface
 
[C20: from exfoliate + -ant]

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Main Entry:  exfoliant
Part of Speech:  n, adj
Definition:  a cosmetic product or ingredient intended to remove dead skin cells and dirt from the skin surface
Etymology:  from Latin exfoliare 'strip of leaves'
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