One of the major reasons why people go on a diet is due to obesity, which increases the risk for cardio-vascular disease, high blood pressure, diabetes, arthritis, kidney and liver problems, among many others, especially with skin care practice, since many internal organ conditions are mirrored on skin appearance and conditions, based on many research studies One of the most glaring of which is how the skin appears dull or have dark spots, especially along the folds of the skin for obese or overweight individuals, with some also having dark areas on the nose, neck, elbows and knees. One good word of advise though, is to avoid soaps that has the tendency to dry the skin and one good suggestion for cleaning facial skin is a cream -based cleanser for dry skin and a cleanser made without oil for those with oily skin types. Step two is exfoliation, which is the process by which the dead skin cells on the surface or the top layer of the skin are removed through a gentle skin abrasion process with the use of natural or synthetic based cleansers. Below are some of the ways that you can take care of your skin without spending so much. 1. Exfoliation in the shower Exfoliation is one of the things that help keep your skin, smooth and silky. The process removes the dead cells from the skin, thereby preventing the buildup of dead cells in the pores. Look for makeup products that are labeled "noncomedogenic" or "nonacnegenic" since these are formulated to prevent pimples. Don t hesitate to throw away old makeup that smells or looks different from when it was first bought. Always keep hair clean and away from making contact with the face to prevent dirt and oil from clogging the pores. Since the effectivity of these products is not always 100 percent guaranteed, people should not use them until they have consulted a physician or a professional. Although the market is now swarmed with so many skin care products, it doesn t mean that you can use and experiment around with these products because doing so can bring bigger disaster on your skin instead of bringing in solution. Dermatologists professionals who are experts on skin and skin care and treatment categorize skin types into four that include dry, oily, normal, and combination. If there's a tight or rough feel of the skin, you should pay more attention to the way you treat your skin because this is an indicator of dry skin the most common contributor of ugly skin.