BANISH YOUR BLACKHEADS

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Living in the Lowcountry, we all know that we have to protect our skin from sunburns and other skin conditions, but did you know that during these humid summer months, your skin may also develop blackheads?  A blackhead is a yellow or blackish bump or plug on the skin that is a type of acne. […]

PRONE TO BREAKOUTS? SAY NO TO DAIRY.

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Thanks to the wonderful World Wide Web information is at our fingertips. While this is a great asset for many things, it can be a bit dangerous when it comes to the medical field. Self-diagnosing, at home remedies and even over the counter treatments can be troublesome without a basis of fact. We want to […]

DR. GERMAIN CONTRIBUTES TO HEALTH.COM FEATURE ON ACNE- *SNEAK PEAK

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Dr. Germain was asked to give her take on age old Acne Myths for an upcoming freelance article on Health.com.  Here is a sneak peak of her contribution. Make sure to visit Health.com in the next few weeks for the full article written by Germain Dermatology friend and women’s health writer, Keira Aaron. Can Chocolate cause acne?“Yes. However, it […]

SMOOTH-OUT THAT SKIN

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Have you been trying to rejuvenate your skin, but haven’t found any treatment that works? If so, you may be in luck with a new skin resurfacing system called DermaSweep.DermaSweep is a revolutionary skin rejuvenating system that allows you to maintain your healthy and beautiful skin. This state system is state-of-the art exfoliation and skin-revitalizing […]

BACK TO SCHOOL…WITH ACNE

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School is back in session and we’ve already been seeing a lot of middle schoolers and teenagers who are dealing with acne. As most of us know, acne is the most common skin disorder affecting more than 40 million Americans! But knowing how to take care of your face is key.  1. Start off with […]

WHY LASERS CAN HELP YOUR SKIN

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At Germain Dermatology, we have a wide variety of state of the art lasers that can treat a variety of dermatologic conditions such as sagging skin, wrinkles, acne, scarring, broken vessels, unwanted body hair and more.  People of all ages can benefit from the use of the dermatologic lasers. For those who wish to diminish […]

GET YOUR CLEAR SKIN BACK!

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The American Academy of Dermatology reports that acne is the most common skin condition in the United States. Approximately 80% of all people between the ages of 11 and 30 suffer from acne with many continuing to have acne into their 40s and beyond. Germain Dermatology in Mount Pleasant is proud to be the first […]

THANKSGIVING IS HERE!

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The week of Thanksgiving is here. It’s amazing to think that 2011 has flown by so fast. We’ve been keeping busy at the office and have you, our wonderful patients, to thank during this Thanksgiving. We will be closed on Thursday, 11/24 and Friday, 11/25 so our loyal staff can spend quality time with their families.  […]

MYTH: CHOCOLATE CAUSES BREAKOUTS

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Are you trying to resist all the Valentine’s sweets floating around? If you are sacrificing for the sake of clear skin… we have good news… CHOCOLATE DOES NOT CAUSE ACNE.  White flours, sugar and dairy can trigger hormonal changes, which in turn may cause inflammation, especially for acne-prone people. But pure chocolate, high in cacao and […]

HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE

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Don’t stress this Christmas on finding the perfect gift for that special someone in your life.  This holiday get them the gift that will keep on giving; beautiful skin! Here at Germain Dermatology we have a customized skin care line, made specifically for our clients. Whether you’re looking to treat rosacea, acne, sensitive skin, fight aging or […]