Food for Thought…foods your skin will love

With 2011 here, people are making over their workout routines and even their bodies…but one of things you should be making over is your grocery list, because what you put into your body truly does show through your skin. Sometimes, shifting into a healthier eating routine may be tough, but if you add some of … Continue reading “Food for Thought…foods your skin will love”

Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow

Today, a rerun of ABC’s The View had a very important segment that many women hopefully had a chance to watch…about female hair loss. It was an intriguing segment because so many women are defined by their hair. Look at all the celebrities in Hollywood…Jennifer Aniston, Anne Hathaway, Sandra Bullock, even Halle Berry are known … Continue reading “Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow”

Ringing in the New Year

Can you believe it? 2011 is almost here.  So to wrap up 2010, we figured we’d look at some helpful beauty tips that you can implement into your routine in 2011. Happy New Year!  Some helpful healthy tips for the new year:  Germain Rx Oil-Free Sunscreen SPF 30 1. Get your yearly skin check.   … Continue reading “Ringing in the New Year”

Best of the Best

The time has come again for one of our favorite parts of the year ~the Charleston City Paper Best of Charleston voting. For the last five years, Dr. Germain has been honored to receive the Best Dermatologist award. These awards mean a lot because they’re coming from the community, a true sign that what she … Continue reading “Best of the Best”

Last Minute Gift Ideas

Christmas week is here and many people are still scratching their heads wondering what to buy their loved ones. We often get the question, “Is it weird to buy people gift certificates for botox or juvederm for Christmas?” as if you may offend them by giving them this–but really, it’s a great gift! Many women … Continue reading “Last Minute Gift Ideas”

Life is Beautiful without the Bulges

“He had a broad face and a little round belly,That shook when he laughed, like a bowlful of jelly!” We all know the famous poem describing Santa as a chubby and plump old elf, but when you look in the mirror do you really want your belly shaking like a bowl full of jelly? This … Continue reading “Life is Beautiful without the Bulges”

As Red As Rudolph’s Nose – Eczema

The holidays are here, along with the stress…and your eczema is starting to flare up. From putting up Christmas trees to having a house full of relatives, stressful events are enough to make you turn as red as Rudolph’s nose. Eczema affects more than 30% of the population and is term for a group of … Continue reading “As Red As Rudolph’s Nose – Eczema”

Get that Holiday Glow

Bling Eye Shadow Kit   Tis the season for holiday parties.  A time to dazzle and shine.  So let us help you look your holiday best with Jane Iredale skin care makeup available at Germain Dermatology. I love Jane’s line because it is a highly-sophisticated blend of minerals and pigments. These crystals overlap each other … Continue reading “Get that Holiday Glow”

Crazy Weather = Crazy Skin

In the Lowcountry, the weather has a mind of its own. One day it’s hot, the next day it’s cold…one day it’s rainy, one day it’s beautiful…making it hard enough to even know what to wear and even harder on our skin. Changes in the climate takes their toll on our faces and our entire … Continue reading “Crazy Weather = Crazy Skin”

Thankful for It All…

With Thanksgiving upon us, this is a perfect time to look at how lucky we are…whether it’s being thankful for our family, friends, job and more, this is one of my favorite times of the year because it gives us all chance to breathe and say “thanks”. First, say “Thanks!” to your body. Your knees may … Continue reading “Thankful for It All…”