Why Should I Use a Face Toner?

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?

Everything You Need to Know About Multi-Lamellar Emulsion

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

Men’s Korean Skin Care—How Men’s Skin Differs

Why do men need different skin care products? The question has been asked many times—and the idea that men need different skin care has actually been joked about for years! The truth is, men’s skin really is different from women’s skin, and the need for specialized skin care products is real. Men’s skin is thicker on average—up to 25% thicker!) than women’s skin. It also tends to … Continue reading Men’s Korean Skin Care—How Men’s Skin Differs

Which Type of Face Wash Should I Use?

Step #1 in every skin care regimen is cleansing. Removing excess oils, dirt, debris, and makeup is essential to skin health, as well as the efficacy of your other skin care products! But with so many cleansers to choose from, how do you know which one is right for you? If you’re wondering which face cleanser texture will suit your skin best, here’s a spoiler: … Continue reading Which Type of Face Wash Should I Use?

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At-Home Psoriasis Skin Care

Psoriasis or plaque psoriasis is an immune-related condition which mainly presents itself as a rash. It appears as red or pink areas of thick, raised, and scaly skin—usually described as psoriasis plaque. It sometimes instead appears as small, flat bumps. Psoriasis rash is generally found on the elbows, knees, and scalp, but it can actually be found anywhere on the body, including nails and even … Continue reading At-Home Psoriasis Skin Care

The Benefits of Skin Care Face Masks

Face masks are front and center in the media today. Keeping your community safe should be #1 on your priority list, but after you run your errands and you’re able to go N95-free at home, we suggest you put on a different sort of mask. Skin care face masks are nothing new. Women (and men!) have been using beauty face masks for decades to improve … Continue reading The Benefits of Skin Care Face Masks

Five Most Common Summer Skin Care Concerns (and What to Do About Them)

Summertime brings with it increased risk of sunburn, but that’s not the only summer skin care concern! Here’s a look at a few of the most common summertime skin issues and how you can deal with them. Blemish breakouts. When you sweat, it mixes with the bacteria and sebum on your skin, which can clog pores and lead to more pimples than usual. This is mainly … Continue reading Five Most Common Summer Skin Care Concerns (and What to Do About Them)

How Long Does a Sunburn Last?

Sunburn is the #1 summer skin care concern. Whether you’re a sun-worshipper or you try your best to avoid the sun’s damaging rays, it’s likely that your skin will experience some sunburn this summer. In order to best support your skin while it heals from sunburn, it’s helpful to know the severity levels of sunburn and what your skin may need you to do about … Continue reading How Long Does a Sunburn Last?

Vote for Your Favorite Korean Skin Care Best Seller!

It’s time to let your voice be heard! Leave a comment to let us know which ATOPALM family formula is your favorite: Real Barrier Intense Moisture Cream or ATOPALM Intensive Moisturizing Cream. These two Korean skin care best-sellers each have their own dedicated fan base. Whether you are a Real Barrier Intense Moisture Cream diehard or an ATOPALM Intensive Moisturizing Cream devotee, we want to hear … Continue reading Vote for Your Favorite Korean Skin Care Best Seller!

Korean Skin Care for Chapped Winter Skin

Skin chapping and excessive irritation is much more common during winter thanks to harsh weather, outside activities, hot water, and even indoor heating! If your skin is acting up this winter, we have the Korean skin care tips you’ve been looking for.   Step one is to remember to hydrate! It’s easy to remember to drink water during summer when the weather keeps you feeling thirsty, but … Continue reading Korean Skin Care for Chapped Winter Skin