GLOSSARY  : Dry to very dry skin

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Cell renewal

Cell renewal designates the process of shedding dead cells in the form of invisible flakes. The normal cycle is 21 days for skin cells and 14 days for scalp cells. If this accelerates, it results in hyper-desquamation. The flakes then become visible.

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