Happy new year to you and yours! While we hope and pray for the new year to bring better memories than 2020 did, we’re kicking the new year off right with brand new products! Here’s an overview of everything new on our site right now, but stay tuned as we grow this year. ATOPALM Mild ShampooA pH balanced shampoo for effective yet gentle cleansing. It’s … Continue reading New Year, New Products!
We’re ready to say goodbye to this dumpster fire of a year and start fresh in 2021! Join us in taking the whole New Year, New You mentality very seriously this year. We can’t wait to take self-care and YOLO to all new levels, beginning with our skin care products. Did you know that skin care products expire? Now ask yourself when you last checked … Continue reading New Year, New You, New Skin Care Products
Have you felt stressed this year? Joking aside, stress is a very real issue with many health ramifications, one of which is your skin’s health. Dermatologists agree that the skin reflects inner health, and that includes mental health. There is a strong brain-skin connection that causes the skin to experience inflammation, premature skin aging, and blemish flare-ups in times of increased stress. Stress releases cortisol, … Continue reading Stress and Skin Care
It’s not surprising to see dry skin in winter, especially on the hands. Between indoor heating, harsh weather, and hand washing (so.much.hand washing), the hands are usually the first area to show excessively dry skin. But what is “normal dry” and how does it differ from dry skin that should be addressed by a dermatologist? The skin becomes dry when the epidermis (the skin’s top … Continue reading Dry Hand Problems: When to See a Dermatologist
The 10-step Korean skin care routine hasn’t made headlines in a while, and the reason why is fantastic: it’s become a normal part of so many lives! The way Koreans approach skin care has really changed the way people view their skin care routine. While the full 10-step K-beauty regimen is now a norm, the double cleansing method has recently received some attention from those … Continue reading The K-Beauty Double Cleansing Method
When we think of cold weather affecting skin, we think of dry skin—rosacea, chapping, and the like. But what about blemish-prone skin during cold weather? Those with problem skin often experience worse breakouts during winter without ever knowing why. Well, we’re here to explain why breakouts can be worse during winter, and what to do about it! The first reason is somewhat obvious: temperature. Cold … Continue reading Blemish-Prone Skin Care Tips for Cold Weather
Our feet take a lot of daily damage, and it often shows. Feet easily become rough, flaky, calloused, and dry-feeling. If you have a condition which worsens dry skin, like diabetes or eczema, the condition can be even worse. Thankfully, since dry skin of the feet is such a common problem, there’s a slew of foot care products out there designed to help soften and … Continue reading Urea Skin Care for Dry Feet
The skin care toner—one of the most misunderstood and underused skin care products. If you’re thinking about adding a toner to your Korean skin care routine, here’s a look at why you definitely should. Toner leaves skin cleaner Your skin care toner is responsible for removing any traces of dirt or debris left on your skin and in your pores after you wash your face. Even … Continue reading Why Should I Use a Face Toner?
The short answer is yes. While wearing your COVID-19 face mask is a necessary social norm, many people are experiencing undesired skin changes as a result of wearing their masks. Some acne-prone people are experiencing more regular breakouts, while others who don’t usually see breakouts in their skin are reporting small blemishes that are more akin to rosacea than anything else. These breakouts aren’t happening … Continue reading Are COVID Masks Making You Break Out?
ATOPALM and its sister brands are all formulated with a foundational ingredient: Multi-Lamellar Emulsion, or MLE for short. MLE is an ingredient we mention a lot, so it’s helpful to know why we’re so excited about this ingredient, and why we believe that everyone—no matter their age or skin type—will benefit from using MLE-formulated Korean skin care products. MLE is proprietary Our founder, Dr. Park, … Continue reading Everything You Need to Know About Multi-Lamellar Emulsion