What is exfoliation?

Dr. Mehmet Oz, MD
Cardiology (Cardiovascular Disease)
A key part of a healthy skin routine is exfoliation. Sun spots are stuck in the skin, so if you stop making new ones, your body rubs off the old levels. That's basically what exfoliation is, but you do it naturally. We shed dozens of pounds of skin a year. … And your body will shed those sun-damaged areas.
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