The Best skin care | Sheperd Integrative Dermatology in Mount Pleasant, SC

Are you ready to get the lowdown on the best skin care blogs of the year? We’ve rummaged through hundreds of blogs (just for you!) to find those that go above and beyond to educate, inspire, and empower. So, if you’re looking for more to read in addition to the fabulous Sheperd Skinnies and blogs, you’ve come to the right place. Read on for the top 5 blogs we just couldn’t get enough of. Their tips and tricks will give you a fresh, new perspective on how you face the world. We know you’ll love them too.

 Cynthia Bailey Skin Care

Taking the number one spot in our lineup, Dr. Cynthia Bailey Skin Care is recognized as the longest-running skin care blog written by a dermatologist. This easy-to-navigate and engaging webpage has a focus on anti-aging skin health and seasonal topics such as winter dryness and sun safety for the summer months. It’s ideal for anyone beginning their exploration of skin health and wellness since topics are broad and information is delivered in a straightforward yet captivating manner.

Éminence Organic Skin Care

And coming in at number 2, we have Éminience Organic Skin Care. Here you can browse an endless selection of blogs spanning the skin care and beauty spectrum. Read up on natural and organic skin health, current skin care trends, the answers to your most pressing questions, and topics you may have never heard about but are curious to learn more. We promise you’ll be engrossed for hours at a time.

The Love Vitamin

You can find the inside scoop on daily supplements, hormone testing, skin-clearing secrets, and more! The Love Vitamin is a great resource for those of you struggling with oily and acne-prone skin. The founder, Tracy, has endless tips for clearing stubborn acne naturally. However, it’s an inspiring read for anyone looking to build confidence and find beauty within.

New Beauty

From the hottest skin care crazes to the newest products and procedures derms love, New Beauty has it all. Get an inside look at the glam skin care routines of celebrities, editors’ firsthand reviews about treatments and innovations, and helpful hints from dermatologists, plastics surgeons, and aesthetic experts.


As the name implies, this is a web store but it’s also the destination for anyone ready to enhance their skin care routine and wants some guidance on next steps — from sought-after ingredients to application techniques. Gain insight on how to pick the best products, especially if you’re on a budget. Who doesn’t want good honest advice delivered in an engaging, casual manner?

You might also like

Request an Appointment

Rebecca Repaire


Becky is a board- certified Physician Assistant and has practiced Dermatology for over 18 years. She graduated magna cum laude from her undergraduate degree at the University of Georgia, then completed her Physician Assistant studies at the Medical University of South Carolina. She now practices medical, surgical and cosmetic dermatology. She has done extensive training in the use of a dermatoscope and equally extensive training in surgical techniques for the removal of skin cancers. As her practice and skill have continued to grow, cosmetic dermatology has become a passion of hers and she devotes herself enthusiastically to continuing training to ensure she remains at the forefront of innovations with Botox, fillers, threads, and other techniques. She believes that our skin is a reflection of our overall emotional and physical well-being, and she delights in helping patients find their inner beauty.

Amy Jetter


Amy brings her whole heart to her role on the Sheperd cosmetic team.  A graduate of Elon College and the Medical College of Virginia, Amy has been a board-certified nurse for over 30 years.  Bringing her skills as an ICU nurse into her role in cosmetic patient care, Amy provides a warm, reassuring presence to all her clients, listening to their concerns and collaborating with them in a plan to bring forth and enhance their natural beauty.  A standing member of the American Association of Plastic Surgery Nurses and a past RN trainer in cosmetic and aesthetic procedures, Amy offers all types of laser treatments, botox and dermal filler injections, and chemical peels.

Melissa Mancuso

Body Contouring Specialist

Melissa has six years of experience in body contouring, beginning with her role as the CoolSculpting representative for Maryland, Virginia, and the District of Columbia. Since joining the Sheperd team, she has received additional training and now offers chemical peels, Vivace micro-needling, and Diamond Glow dermal infusion. She loves helping patients feel good about their bodies and teaching them about how the various cosmetic procedures can help them achieve the results they are seeking.

Margaret Gierhart


Margaret, a South Carolina native, is a Licensed Esthetician and makeup artist with over 20 years of experience in the beauty industry. She earned a BA in Psychology from the University of South Carolina. She began her career in beauty as the resident makeup artist for Bobbie Brown cosmetics at Saks Fifth Avenue in Charleston. In order to expand her knowledge, she earned her degree in esthetics from Trident Technical College, graduating with honors. She joined the Sheperd Integrative Dermatology staff in 2014 and is certified in a wide array of cosmetic procedures and skin care products. Her offerings include laser skin resurfacing, IPL, micro-needling, chemical peels, radio frequency, laser hair removal, and body contouring. Her background in both psychology and artistry gives her a deep capacity to care for patients and understand what makes them feel beautiful. A mother of two daughters, Margaret understands beauty as not only external appearance, but also as a manifestation of the inner qualities of kindness, generosity, and well-being.

Madeline Anderson


Maddie is a board-certified Physician Assistant and a Lowcountry native. She obtained her undergraduate degree from Clemson University and then went on to earn a Master of Science in Physician Assistant Studies from the Medical University of South Carolina, graduating with highest honors. While in PA school, Maddie served as a Student Representative for the SC Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants. After graduation, she completed a six-month advanced dermatology internship here at Sheperd Integrative Dermatology. She also completed the Diplomate Fellowship with the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants. Maddie has a heart for medical missions and is passionate about patient education. Her free time is shared with her family, her friends, and her two fur babies!

AnnaKathryn Keiper


AnnaKathryn completed her Doctorate degree at the Medical University of South Carolina and has seven years of experience in dermatology. She has completed additional training in medical dermatology, cosmetic dermatology, and functional medicine. She provides skin cancer screenings, surgical removal of skin cancers, treatment of precancerous lesions, extractions of cysts, and the treatment of acne. In the cosmetic domain, she provides laser, filler, and neurotoxin treatments. Certified through the Institute of Functional Medicine, AnnaKathryn has a special focus on wellness, including weight loss and diet consulting. She uses her expertise in this field to create an individualized program to help each of her patients achieve optimal wellness supporting them in maintaining vibrancy and vitality throughout their lifespan.

Allyson Harrell-Garrison


Ally is a board-certified Physician Assistant and a Diplomate of the Society of Dermatology Physician Assistants, their highest rating. She is a graduate of Clemson University and earned her Master’s degree in Physicians Assistant studies at the University of Alabama; additionally, she completed a dermatology fellowship at Charlotte Dermatology in North Carolina. For more than ten years, her focus on both medical and surgical dermatology has included identifying and treating skin cancers as well as managing biologic medications for psoriasis and atopic dermatitis. Ally has a strong love of surgical dermatology and she performs surgeries every day in the clinic, including excisions of cysts and skin cancers. She also loves the challenge of a difficult case! On the cosmetic side, Ally is a skilled injector of both Botox and Dysport. She sees compassion and empathy as vital qualities that she brings to all her patient interactions. She is mindful that skin cancer screenings can be frightening or overwhelming; her warm, calm manner and her focus on patient education throughout each appointment make her an outstanding clinician.
Call Now Button