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When colour matters

When colour matters

When colour makes a huge difference At Atopis we are often asked about the colour of our skin creams.  Why are they not white, or a standardised colour like other creams? Many 'natural' skin creams are bleached white or have colour added for a uniform appearance so...

Understanding Acne

Understanding Acne

Part One: How does an acne pimple work? Understanding how acne pimples form will be key to understanding the best treatments for acne. Pimples form in something called the pilosebaceous unit, which includes the hair follicle and the sebaceous gland. The sebaceous...

Cravings before your period? Here’s Why

Cravings before your period? Here’s Why

In the week before your menstrual cycle begins, the hormonal activity begins to fluctuate causing intense food cravings, breakouts, and mood swings.  When we experience food cravings, it is actually a sign that the body is telling you it needs nutrients. During the...

The Amazing Kiwifruit

The Amazing Kiwifruit

By Dr Iona Weir PhDChief Scientist and CEOAtopis Skincare   In my early days working as a Scientist I developed techniques that would allow for high-throughput screening of the DNA and biochemistry of individual cells and applied this to kiwifruit breeding. This...

Karen’s Journey to Healthy Skin

Karen’s Journey to Healthy Skin

Hi, my name is Karen, and this is my journey to healthy skin. I’d had acne as a teenager and in my 20’s, but things didn’t get really bad until I was about 34. My hormonal acne was worse than anything I’d experienced before, and I set myself a mission to heal my skin...

A Digital Attack on the Face?

A Digital Attack on the Face?

The following information may come as a shock. Who would have thought that the screens on our phones/laptops/tablets were causing our skin some serious damage!? It takes a person 15 minutes on average before they check their phone in the morning not to mention the...

What is Milia? And Do You Have It?

What is Milia? And Do You Have It?

Milia – Those Bumps aren’t Acne! If you haven’t heard of Milia it looks like small bumps that commonly form around sensitive skin places such as the eyes. It is not rare to develop a singular milium or a crop of Milia at some stage in our life, but the appearance of...

The Critters That May Cause Rosacea

The Critters That May Cause Rosacea

Our face is home to a whole ecosystem of microscopic creatures! These critters are mostly harmless. In fact, they are actually quite helpful - generally speaking their job is to eat dead skin cells, helping to rid the face of waste. However, a growing body of medical...

The 5 Types of Rosacea

The 5 Types of Rosacea

Identifying and understanding the type of rosacea you or your loved one has is crucial to learning how to effectively manage it. Our answer to healing rosacea-affected skin is the Atopis Radiant Balance Cream – a steroid-free and 100% organic cream that...

What Causes Rosacea?

What Causes Rosacea?

Experiencing a skin condition like Rosacea can often have a significant impact on social and emotional wellbeing.  It’s important to remember that you are not alone, and there are many things you can do to regain control of your skin. Explore the key known causes...