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!
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
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
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?
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
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
Did you grow up using oil-free skin care? Are you still afraid that oil-based skin care will break you out? Do you feel like skin care oils will feel heavy or greasy? There’s no need to worry! The understanding of how oils help your skin has come a very long way from when we believed that oils would cause greasiness, breakouts, and more. There are … Continue reading 5 Reasons Why You Should Use Skin Care Oils
Happy September, all! Did you know that September is the most common birth month? September 9th is the most “popular” birthday, which means lots of mamas are eagerly awaiting their baby’s arrival any day now. If you or a loved one is expecting, congratulations! There is nothing more exciting than a new baby. On the other side of the coin, those mamas are in desperate … Continue reading Maternity Skin Care for the Most Popular Birth Month!
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?