ex·​fo·​li·​a·​tor | \ (ˌ)eks-ˈfō-lē-ˌā-tər How to pronounce exfoliator (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web The full collection includes a cleanser, a toner, an exfoliator, a hyaluronic acid serum, a vitamin C8 serum, a face cream, an eye cream, oil drops, and a night oil—all in minimalist packaging created by design duo Willo Perron and Brian Roettinger. Ariana Yaptangco, Glamour, 28 June 2022 Czech recommends mixing the cleanser and exfoliator together for a lighter exfoliation. Katie Intner, Harper's BAZAAR, 23 June 2022 This daily exfoliator uses visibly brightening enzymes to gently buff away dead skin cells while smoothing the overall texture and clearing clogged pores. Cristina Montemayor, Men's Health, 22 June 2022 Its initial drop includes products like an exfoliator, cleanser, and eye cream, with formulations that the star considered carefully. Christian Allaire, Vogue, 21 June 2022 Powered by exfoliating glycolic and mandelic acids, this drugstore exfoliator is proven to smooth texture and increase radiance while being gentle on skin. April Franzino, Good Housekeeping, 6 June 2022 The gentleness of Dermalogica Daily Microfoliant exfoliator means it can be used daily as the first step of a skincare routine. Grooming Playbook, The Salt Lake Tribune, 11 May 2022 Formulated with volcanic sand, bamboo silk and alpha-hydroxy acids from lemon, orange, apple and sugar cane, this multitasking exfoliator gently sloughs off dead skin cells and debris while giving your complexion a brightening boost. Noma Nazish, Forbes, 27 Jan. 2022 The current product list includes a cleanser, toner, exfoliator, hyaluronic acid serum, vitamin C serum, moisturizer, eye cream, vitamin C oil, and nighttime oil. ELLE, 2 June 2022 See More

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First Known Use of exfoliator

1980, in the meaning defined above

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“Exfoliator.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/exfoliator. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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