Sheperd Integrative Dermatology Blog

  1. How Pollution Affects Your Skin

    How Pollution Affects Your Skin

    Our skin accumulates more than its fair share of debris on a daily basis. In fact, along with our respiratory system, our skin is an organ constantly exposed to airborne pollutants. Along with lipids, sweat and skin cells that we naturally produce, pollution from the environment accumulates on our skin creating a sticky chemical film that can create oxidative stress...
  2. What Causes Your Acne and How To Treat It

    What Causes Your Acne and How To Treat It

    Most people are no stranger to acne. It’s the most common skin condition in the United States. According to the Academy of Dermatology, mild to moderate acne affects between 40 and 50 million Americans annually. While acne usually begins in puberty and affects about 90% of teenagers, it is not restricted to any age group. In fact, clinical studies indicate...
  3. Everything You Need To Know About Juvederm

    Everything You Need To Know About Juvederm

    When it comes to facial sculpting treatments and fillers, everyone should have high expectations. Our highly experienced skin care professionals at Sheperd Integrative Dermatology in Mt. Pleasant will safely and artfully create natural-looking results you’ll love. If you are looking for a product that can help reduce the appearance of lines and wrinkles, or if you simply want to lift...
  4. Top 6 Tips for Healthy Skin

    Top 6 Tips for Healthy Skin

    It’s time to pay attention to your skin. You may not realize it, but your skin reveals a lot about your overall health. With November being National Healthy Skin Month, we thought we’d celebrate by bringing you the top 6 tips for healthy skin from the American Academy of Dermatology (AAD) themselves. Your skin is your body’s largest organ— let’s...
  5. Why Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy Could Be The Future of Anti-aging

    Why Bioidentical Hormone Replacement Therapy Could Be The Future of Anti-aging

    What are Hormones?  Hormones are the chemical messengers our body needs to tell cells what to do. They travel in our bloodstream to tissues and organs to help them do their job. They work slowly over time and affect many different processes including growth and development, metabolism, sexual function, reproduction, and mood. Without hormones telling your cells what to do...
  6. Will My Lips Look Natural With Injections?

    Will My Lips Look Natural With Injections?

    There is no doubt; we’re in the age of the ‘lip job’. The American Society of Plastic Surgeons reported an increase of 50% in lip augmentations for 18 to 55-plus-year-olds between 2000 and 2016. If you’re looking to plump your pout—but not to the extent of some celebrities— it is indeed possible. Our Cosmetic Team at Sheperd Integrative Dermatology has...
  7. 10 Things You Need To Know Before Getting Botox

    10 Things You Need To Know Before Getting Botox

    So you’re thinking about getting Botox in Charleston or Mt. Pleasant, SC? The popular injectable of botulinum toxin works by paralyzing facial muscles, thus smoothing out lines and wrinkles in the skin. Despite that slightly startling fact, the injectable was one of the most popular aesthetic procedures in 2018, namely because the results are remarkable, the downtime minimal, and the...
  8. Top 5 Reasons Why You Need Regular Skin Checks

    Top 5 Reasons Why You Need Regular Skin Checks

      The American Academy of Dermatology recommends regular skin checks for good health and wellbeing. People of all ages and skin colors can be affected by skin cancer. Receiving regular skin checks can increase your chance of catching skin cancer at an early and treatable stage. Continue reading for the top 5 reasons we at Sheperd Integrative Dermatology believe you...
  9. Learn Why CoolSculpting® is Growing in Mt. Pleasant, SC

    Learn Why CoolSculpting® is Growing in Mt. Pleasant, SC

    While CoolSculpting® is still considered a new and innovative procedure, it was first approved by the FDA over 6 years ago! As you may know, CoolSculpting® uses cryolipolysis, a medical treatment that uses freezing methods to destroy fat cells, to reshape your body or sculpt your body’s contours. CoolSculpting® is seen as a successful and safe, non-surgical alternative to liposuction...
  10. How Can I Safely Get Rid Of My Wrinkles?

    How Can I Safely Get Rid Of My Wrinkles?

    There are several ways to safely prevent, treat, and reverse signs of aging on your skin. If your wrinkles bother you—whether they’re fine surface lines or deep furrows—head to Sheperd Integrative Dermatology in Mount Pleasant for assessment and treatment. Our skincare professionals will safely and artfully create natural-looking results you’ll love. Retinoids, like retinol, are by far the best noninvasive...

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