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?
As summer gets into full swing, so does sun-related skin damage. Sunburn is the most common visible sign of sun damage, but did you know that by the time your skin is pink and painful (or tan!) that far more damage has already been done? Most visible signs of skin aging are caused by sun damage, along with hyperpigmentation, hypersensitivity, and the big one—skin cancer. … Continue reading Can I Undo Sun Damage?
Whether you’re swimming in a pool, a lake, or the ocean, your skin is likely to feel some after-effects of the water. Chlorine and salt alike can have a negative impact on skin, and even lake swimming can leave skin feeling parched and depleted. Give skin what it needs this summer with ATOPALM after swimming skin care. Replenish the skin’s barrier, rehydrate dry skin, and … Continue reading Skin Care After Swimming
Summer is a great time for traveling, camping, water fun, and…bug bites. When you head out to play, so do those bugs, and some of them view you as a tasty treat. If a bug or two got to you, care for your itchy, inflamed skin with ATOPALM Cicarelief Cream. Cicarelief features calamine, a longtime go-to treatment for everything itchy and irritating. Calamine helps soothe … Continue reading Bug Bite Skin Care
Sun safety is so much more than just avoiding sunburn. Here’s a look at UV skin care tips for keeping skin safe, comfortable, and beautiful this summer. The sun’s UV rays are broken down into three groups based on wavelength. UVC rays are almost completely absorbed by the ozone layer and atmosphere, while UVA and UVB rays reach us and have the potential of causing health issues, including: … Continue reading UV Skin Safety: What You Need to Know
Summer travels await! If you’re getting ready to head out on a summer adventure, don’t leave your skin care behind. Keeping skin comfortable and healthy while you travel will make your experience better and won’t cause you to play catch-up when you get home. Even if you have your daily ATOPALM skin care regimen down pat, you may be missing a summer travel essential. While … Continue reading Summer Travel Skin Care Products
As summer heats up, it’s a good idea to have some skin care tips for cooling skin during hot days. These hot skin care tips are especially essential if you suffer from rosacea or another skin condition that is worsened by heat. When you’re feeling flushed or your skin just needs a breather, here are some ideas for cooling skin quickly and keeping it comfortable. Use a damp wash cloth. … Continue reading Cooling Skin Care Tips
Real Barrier recently welcomed a new line of aqua soothing products designed for acne-prone skin, or skin in need of lighter-weight moisture. Our aqua soothing range offers cooling and soothing benefits as well, making them a great choice for use whenever your skin is feeling sensitive or irritated. Aqua Soothing Gel Cream is the moisturizing star of the new aqua soothing line. The gel-cream formula … Continue reading Featured Product: Real Barrier Aqua Soothing Gel Cream
Summertime is fraught with over-drying conditions. Sun exposure, chlorine, and even air conditioning all contribute to the over-drying of skin. But the biggest concern for skin during summer is, of course, the dreaded sunburn. Even if you’re a religious SPF user, you may realize you’ve gotten a little red after a day outside. When skin is burned, it may be any color from pink to … Continue reading Sunburn Skin Care Tips
When the temps go up, you may find yourself dreading your daily moisturizer. Your favorite face cream might feel heavy or cloying, no matter how much you loved it just a few months ago! On the flip side, your oily or acne-prone skin might be begging for hydration without the texture of a traditional face cream. Applying a thick cream feels wrong, yet not hydrating … Continue reading Our Lightweight Moisturizer Secret Weapon for Summer