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microdermabrasion

/ˌmaɪkrəuˌdɜːməˈbreɪʒən/
noun
1.
a cosmetic procedure in which rough facial skin is removed by the application of a fine abrasive spray
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Contemporary definitions for microdermabrasion
noun

a cosmetic procedure in which the face is sprayed with abrasive crystals to remove dead epidermal cells

Examples

Microdermabrasion is used to remove sun-damaged skin and to remove or lessen scars and dark spots on the skin.

Word Origin

1990s

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