Sun Protection 101 with Dr. Marguerite Germain

Sun Protection

Here comes the sun in the Lowcountry! As summer approaches, it is vitally important to understand sun safety and the risks from excessive sun exposure. Your skin is the largest organ in your body; overexposure to the sun, especially when skin is burned and blistered, can be dangerous. Ultraviolet, or UV Rays, damage DNA in […]

A LITTLE TOO MUCH SUN?

A LITTLE TOO MUCH SUN?

Everyone knows the cautions of sun exposure, and if you are curious about any dos or don’ts, sunscreen tips or cancer facts you can scroll through our list of blogs and find all the information you need to be the most sun safe this Summer. However, we know accidents happen, hats are forgotten and sunscreen […]

STAIRWAY TO SMOOTH & ‘SUN’ KISSED

STAIRWAY TO SMOOTH & ‘SUN’ KISSED

We’ve given you tips and tricks to avoid the sun, protect yourself from the sun and even how to care for your skin if you get too much sun… But do you know how to fake the sun? We can help! Get perfectly sun kissed, smooth, skin without the side effects!Laser hair removal should be […]

REMINDER OF YOUR PAST?

traditional-butterfly-tattoo

Many of us had a wild hair or two growing up- some are stuck with a rather permanent reminder- a tattoo. Tattoos have been dated back to 2000 B.C. on Egyptian mummies, but didn’t gain western popularity until the electric tattoo machine was invented in 1860. In the late 1950’s tattoos took a switch from […]

KNOW WHO IS DOING YOUR PROCEEDURES

MARGUERITE GERMAIN , M.D.

You may see a dermatologist each year for your annual skin check (and that is AWESOME!), but whom do you see for cosmetic needs? Do you have a favorite spa, Aesthetician or MediSpa?For some procedures an experienced technician may be fine, but, cosmetic or not, any treatments can be dangerous and need to be handled […]

PICK YOUR POISON

Rash

Charleston is full of outdoor fun. Parks, trails, water activities and more fill our Lowcountry Summer days. However, with our tropical type climate comes a wide variety of beautiful foliage- and some are better seen from afar!Poison Ivy, Sumac and Oak are abundant in our area. They each contain a resinous sap called urushiol that […]

COMING SOON: VOLUMA®!

COMING SOON: VOLUMA®!

As always we do our best to stay on the cutting edge of treatments and this new Dermal Filler tops the list!VOLUMA® is an innovative, injectable volumiser that delivers a smoother more youthful appearance to your cheeks, cheekbones, and chin in as little as 15-30 minutes. It is a hyaluronic acid filler (HA Dermal Filler), […]

HIGHER BMI CAN AFFECT ACNE

HIGHER BMI CAN AFFECT ACNE

This time of year everyone begins to stress about holiday eating and the lovely pounds that come with it. How much can you gain and be ok with, how much do you need to loose before the family feast arrives… it’s an ongoing battle and you’re not in it alone.But, did you realize that being […]

THANKING YOU FOR ANOTHER SPARKLE PARTY SUCCESS!

THANKING YOU FOR ANOTHER SPARKLE PARTY SUCCESS!

This Year’s SPARKLE Party was beyond Amazing and we couldn’t say that if it weren’t for each of you! Thank you for joining in on our fun and coming in to see us! We hope you enjoyed! Here are some of our favorite moments from the day!  Dr. Germain loved getting to see so many patients!  […]

IT’S LIKE MAGIC, MICRODERMABRASION

Procedure of Microdermabrasion

Put your best face forward this holiday season with one of our revitalizing microdermabrasion treatments.  Microdermabrasion is a non-invasive treatment that gently exfoliates your skin. The results will leave you with smoother, brighter and more even skin tone- with no down time!There are many over the counter microdermabrasion products, but the microdermabrasion that a dermatologist performs […]