Definition of microdermabrasion in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌmīkrōˌdərməˈbrāZHən/


A cosmetic treatment in which the face is sprayed with exfoliant crystals to remove dead epidermal cells.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: mi·cro·derm·a·bra·sion

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