Definition of microdermabrasion in English:


Line breaks: micro|derm|abra¦sion
Pronunciation: /mʌɪkrəʊˌdəːməˈbreɪʒ(ə)n


[mass noun]
  • A cosmetic treatment in which the face is sprayed with exfoliant crystals to remove dead epidermal cells.
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    • There's no crystal residue on the face, the treatment is less painful than traditional crystal microdermabrasion, and it leaves a nice, smooth finish, especially on thin, sensitive skin.
    • Laser treatments, microdermabrasion, chemical peels, collagen and Botox injections, light therapy and even medical acupuncture are being offered at a growing number of spas.
    • These days, Grace is working to undo the damage done by the sun's harsh rays, treatments involving microdermabrasion and chemical peels.

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