Top Ten PABA Free Skin Care Products
Now, that the summer months have finally arrived, it is time to purchase some of your favorite PABA free sunscreen brands and don’t forget the PABA free moisturizers.
Some of you may be wondering what does PABA free mean. Simply put, it means the sunscreen is free of PABA. Back in the 1970’s and until recently, almost every brand of sunscreen contained PABA, it acted as a dye that absorbed ultraviolet B rays, the one that cause sunburns. While not protecting against the other rays, specifically ultraviolet A, which cause damage to the deeper layers of skin and is also responsible for causing wrinkling and premature aging.
In addition, may people are allergic to PABA. The allergic reactions can be as mild as a skin irritation or as severe as causing cellar damage. After several decades, the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) deemed PABA in sunscreen to be more harmful than effective and all manufactures were made to remove the PABA ingredient in sunscreen.
If you have a favorite sunscreen you will find that it is now on the PABA free sunscreen list. Let’s take a look at the top ten PABA free sunscreens, PABA free moisturizer, PABA free sunscreen for kids, and PABA free spray sunscreen.
Neutrogena Ultra Sheer Dry-Touch Sunscreen, SPF 55
This sunscreen is PABA free and non-comedogenic (it will not clog your pores.)It is also waterproof and sweat proof. Although, it should be reapplied every three to four hours to make sure you are well protected from the sun’s ultraviolet rays.
Neutrogena Pure and Free Baby Sunscreen – SPF 60
Neutrogena also makes a great PABA free sunscreen for kids and babies. It has an SPF (Sun Protection Factor) of 60. It is rated the number one sunscreen for kids and babies by dermatologists. The sunscreen is paba free, oil free, sweat proof, fragrance free and hypoallergenic.
SpongeBob Squarepants Childrens Sunscreen SPF 30 Hypoallergenic
We all know how squeamish children can be when we try to apply sunscreen to them; this PABA free sunscreen for kids will be easy to apply. After all it is SpongeBob Squarepants, a beloved character by most children. It is also dries quickly and clean, not leaving behind stains, it’s pediatrician tested and recommended, and offers broad spectrum UVA/UVB protection.
Peter Thomas Roth Ultra-Lite Oil-Free Sunscreen Spray Mist
This sunscreen spray is PABA free, oil-free, non-comedogenic, waterproof, sweat proof, and best of all it is a spray mist so, you will not have trouble reaching those hard to get spots. This sunscreen also provides protection against both UVA and UVB sun rays.
Naked Bee Vitamin C Sunscreen SPF 30 & Moisturizer
This sunscreen moisturizer is enriched with vitamin C. It is designed to nourish and moisturize your skin while protecting it from the sun’s rays. It is made with organic Aloe Vera, palm oil, vegetable glycerin, sunflower oil, and it is orange blossom honey scented. This moisturizer is not only perfect for everyday use it is great after spending a day out in the sunshine.
Sun Bum Aloe Lotion
Alcohol free, PABA free, vitamin E enriched, Restores and protects sun damaged skin, prevents peeling, contains soothing Cocoa Butter and Aloe. This is the moisturizer you want after a long day of enjoying the sun. This moisturizer is great for adults, children and babies skin.
Sun Bum SPF 30 Lip Balm
Most people forget to protect their lips when they go out in the sun. Ironically, the lips are super sensitive to the sun’s rays and one of the first things to burn. Sun Bum lip balm is PABA free, petrochemical free, and it comes in seven tasty flavors. This lip balm is safe for all ages.
Sun Bum Face Stick
Even when the weather is cool or if you are covered with clothing and not sporting a bathing suit or summer clothes, your face can still get sunburn! Sun Bum Face Stick is the perfect way to prevent sunburn in any type of weather. This product has been tested, approved and recommended by The Skin Cancer Foundation.
Neutrogena Ultimate Sport Sunblock
If you are going to be playing sports you can’t forget your sunscreen. This is a great product for both adults and youths who play sports. It’s PABA free, super water/sweet proof; it won’t clog your pores or cause break-outs. It is the number one choice of sports sunscreen by dermatologists.
Zinka Colored Sunblock Zinc Nosecoat
Don’t forget your nose, the nose is very sensitive to the sun and it is one of the first body parts to burn. This special nose sunscreen is PABA free and is endorsed by Dermatologists.
There are a lot of PABA free sunscreens (almost all of them) available, but doesn’t your skin deserve one of the best!