Germain Dermatology~ First in South Carolina to Offer the CoolMini by CoolSculpting

Starting October 2nd Germain Dermatology will have the 
NEW CoolMini CoolSculpting applicator. 
Germain Dermatology is the FIRST in South Carolina to have the CoolSculpting Mini and one of only 78 sites in the US to receive pre-launch of the applicator.

Designed for Small Areas of Fat, including the frustrating ‘double chin’ area, the Mini is optimized to capture and effectively treat smaller bulges with clinically proven results!
Call us today and schedule your FREE Consultation.

Up Close with Kate~ Germain Staff Feature

Just like our patients our Germain staff suffers from common skin issues, the occasional breakout and even wrinkles! Ever wonder what they do to look so fabulous? Find out on our Staff Blog post. Each month we will feature a different staff member their favorite products, routines, skin care battles and more.

Kate Stith  

Medical Front Office Coordinator

29 years young

 Skin Type: Combination Skin, Cystic Acne Prone, Occasional Dry Patches

Morning Skin Care Regimen: 

Germain Rx Brightening Polish
Germain Rx Vitamin C Brightening SerumGermain Rx HydraBoost SerumGermain Rx Matte Perfection

Night Time Skin Care Regimen:

Germain Rx Problem Skin Cleanser II
Germain Rx Rejuvenation Pads 7.5X
Germain Rx Vitamin C Brightening Serum
Germain Rx HydraBoost Serum
Germain Rx Advanced Bio Therapy~ when skin is feeling extra dry

Using Routine: Approximately 2 Years

Favorite Germain Rx Product:
Matte Perfection Sunscreen

Favorite other Product:

Jane Iredale– Pure Moist Lipstick in Lily

Favorite Cosmetic Procedure(s):  

Restylane– in the lips
“I get tons of compliments on how great I look after having my lips injected with Resylane and the Kybella got rid of my stubborn double chin that I have had my whole life- I could not be more pleased with the results!”

Favorite Facial Make-Up:

Jane Iredale Circle & Delete in #2
” I love this product to get rid of dark circles under eyes, brighten them and to cover up red blemishes.”

Best advice from Dr. Germain:

“Sunscreen is the key to anti-aging. It protects you from getting wrinkly/ leathery skin.”
Kate’s Best Advice:Lipstick is really magical. It holds more than a waxy bit of color- it holds the promise of a brilliant smile, a brilliant day, both literally and figuratively” –Roberta Gately

One Tool~Thousands of Results: Micro-Needling with Germain Dermatology

Introducing a new tool for the treatment of wrinkles, fine lines, diminished skin tone, stretch marks, acne scars, traumatic scars, aging and MORE! The Eclipse Micropen Elite offers a deeper penetration for patients suffering with any of these concerns not only on the face but also on the neck, décolleté, arms, hands, legs, abdomen and back! 

This treatment known as micro-needling is the most advanced and effective in reproducing collagen and elastin treating many skin woes. The Micropen Elite also offers the benefit of combining it’s use with serums, creams or gels chosen specifically for your needs and your skin by our advanced skin care professionals.  Micro-needling is often thought of as painful and dangerous but done in a medical environment with professionals this treatment is actually more affective and less invasive than laser resurfacing.

With just one treatment patients will notice an immediate ‘glow’ to their skin, and will continue to see deeper results during the following serval days and weeks. Collagen production will continue to increase for up to 6 months after treatment. Some patients get desired results with just one 15-30 minute treatment a year, while others see best results with 2-3 sessions spaced 6 weeks apart. Your skin care professional will work with you to determine the best routine for your needs. 

See for yourself: 

Call and make your consultation today and see if micro-needling is the right choice for you! 

Freshen Up with Fall’s New Products~ Germain Dermatology

Begin the fall season in style, starting with your skin! Germain Dermatology has some great new products and procedures to get you feeling fresh for this season.

Baby Foot~ Exfoliant Peel 
This scientifically formulated product contains 17 types of natural extracts which exfoliate and moisturize at the same time. Without damaging the skin, Baby Foot, peels easily away from the fresh layer beneath. After peeling, your feet are reborn just like a baby’s foot, giving you healthy, beautiful feet.

UltraFirm Neck Cream
Developed specifically for the neck and décolletté this hydrating neck cream helps to firm, lift and tighten skin that has lost definition with age. Formulated with a proprietary blend of active ingredients to support healthy collagen and elastin production, smooth and even skin tone, and reduce signs of aging.

This NEW treatment will allow our technicians to use TWO customized solutions based on skin type and condition. Each treatment will end with 1-2 passes of Hyaluronic Acid; An acid that has proven to decrease the signs of aging as well as induce collagen production. *PLUS: Our treatment ends with our NEW relaxing Hyaluronic Anti-Aging Mask.