A Parent’s Guide to Skin Care for Babies and Kids

Caring for your little one’s skin may seem overwhelming, especially if your baby or child suffers from a skin condition. The good news is that, while caring for your child’s skin is an important task, it does not need to feel complicated or stressful! Since young skin typically functions healthfully with only a little assistance, making sure to stay on top of your child’s skin … Continue reading A Parent’s Guide to Skin Care for Babies and Kids

The Method and Magic of Oil Cleansing

Oil cleansing is not a new trend in skin care, but it has been receiving more press lately. While many people in their 30s and 40s were raised on oil-free skin care, the truth about oil and its benefits on skin started gaining popularity in the aughts, and it has only gotten more common as the years wear on. The reason? It works! Nourishing, oily … Continue reading The Method and Magic of Oil Cleansing

New Product Feature: MLE Cream and MLE Lotion

Multi-lamellar emulsion, aka MLE, is what built the ATOPALM brand. If you’ve been an ATOPALM user for a while, you are deeply familiar with this revolutionary ingredient, but if you’re new to ATOPALM, it requires a little explanation. Multi-Lamellar Emulsion (MLE) is a scientifically advanced recreation of your skin’s natural Maltese Cross molecule structure. Under a microscope, the natural skin barrier and MLE are identical … Continue reading New Product Feature: MLE Cream and MLE Lotion

New Year, New Products!

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!

Stress and Skin Care

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

Blemish-Prone Skin Care Tips for Cold Weather

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

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Urea Skin Care for Dry Feet

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

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

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?