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PABA Free Sunscreen

PABA (which stands for para-aminobenzoic acid) is an active ingredient in many different sunscreens, cosmetics, and other beauty products—but the chemical tends to do your skin more harm than good. Keep reading to learn more about why you should use PABA-free sunscreen from Colorescience to shield your skin from the sun’s harmful rays.



Why Should I Avoid PABA?

PABA is an amino acid and found in a variety of B-Complex vitamins. It’s considered a reflective agent, which is why many companies include PABA in sunscreen formulas. Unfortunately, PABA has been linked to liver damage, allergic reactions, and skin abnormalities among some other eye-raising concerns. That’s why it’s important to look for PABA-free sunscreen and skincare products; paraben-free sunscreen and sensitive skin makeup should never pose a threat to your health!


What Are my PABA-Free Sunscreen Options?

Colorescience offers the perfect solution for people looking for PABA-free sunscreen that protects their skin without causing harm. Our PABA-free brush-on SPF is easy to apply and reapply on the go, so pack it in your purse and apply every 90 minutes exposed to the sun. The formula is packed with nourishing ingredients that treat your skin while providing broad spectrum UVA/UVB coverage. Colorescience PABA-free sunblock is available in a light tint, meaning you never need to worry about sunblock that appears white or chalky.


Can I Wear Foundation Over My PABA-Free Sunscreen?

Yes! Start with a good primer for dry skin then add liquid foundation for fuller coverage. Our water-based liquid formulas are PABA free, offer breathability, and help cut down on shine. Looking for a more natural look? Colorescience powder makeup is designed to brush on in thin layers. If you need a touchup during the day, simply reapply a coat of our brush-on foundation for a quick and effortless application.


Does PABA-Free Sunscreen Work For Every Skin Type?

Our PABA-free sunscreens and safe mineral powders are crafted to suit a variety of skin types and lifestyles. Whether you’re dealing with dry, cracking skin or looking for products that cut down on oily shine, use our high-quality cosmetics revitalize your beauty routine. Whether you’re defending against UV rays to prevent signs of aging, or you need eye cream for crow’s feet to minimize fine lines, Colorescience is your one-stop-shop for skincare that keeps the sun in mind. With complimentary shipping and returns, you can shop with confidence in your purchase.

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