What is Hyaluronic Acid, and Why You Want It

Hyaluronic acid is a staple in many skin care formulations, but have you ever looked into why it’s such a popular skin care ingredient? The answer is all at once amazing and completely obvious! Hyaluronic acid is your skin’s natural hydrator. In that way, it’s obvious why people would put it into skin care. It’s what your skin knows, which means your skin will absorb … Continue reading What is Hyaluronic Acid, and Why You Want It

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

COVID-19 Skin Care Survival Kit

COVID-19 has altered everything, from our social lives to our skin’s health. While we’re all trying to balance the stress, confusion, and frustration of a mid-COVID lifestyle, worrying about our skin shouldn’t be an added complication. If you’ve been experiencing signs of stress in your skin, such as excessive dryness, irritated hands, rashes, a worsening of preexisting skin conditions, or mask-related blemishes, we have what … Continue reading COVID-19 Skin Care Survival Kit

Post-Workout Skin Care Tips

It’s no secret that January sees a spike in people working out and committing to a healthier lifestyle. Most people make this decision to lose weight, improve their health, and increase strength and energy, but there’s another benefit many folks don’t know about—healthier skin. Working out helps skin in a number of ways. First off, exercising promotes healthy cortisol levels, which is the hormone related … Continue reading Post-Workout Skin Care Tips

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!

New Year, New You, New Skin Care 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

Dry Hand Problems: When to See a Dermatologist

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 K-Beauty Double Cleansing Method

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

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