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A better life for sensitive skin.


Is there a term from the field of dermatology and cosmetics that you do not understand? Would you like to know what it means? View the full definition from the La Roche-Posay glossary.


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 belongs to the categories Sensitive & Dehydrated Skin, Dry Sensitive Skin On Face, Dry skin on body, Rough, cracked and flaky skin, Sensitive skin, Redness on face, Oily skin & skin imperfections, Signs of ageing & wrinkles, Pigmentation concerns, Irritated skin, Skin sensitive to shaving.