PABA. (n.d.). In YourDictionary. Retrieved from https://www.yourdictionary.com/PABA
Short for para-aminobenzoic acid. A crystalline form of aminobenzoic acid that is part of the vitamin B complex. It is a growth factor required by some microorganisms, and it is often used in sunscreens.
Sunburns may be avoided by the liberal use of a sunscreen containing either an opaque active ingredient such as zinc oxide or titanium dioxide or a nonopaque active ingredient such as PABA (para-aminobenzoic acid) or benzophenone.
This supplement contains vitamins C, D2, E, B1, B2, B3, B6, B12, folic acid, iodine, zinc, copper and magnesium, along with PABA, Fenugreek, Aloe Vera and silica.
Para-amino benzoic acid (PABA) compounds, including PABA, padimate O (octyl dimethyl PABA), and glyceryl PABA, are effective only against UVB light.
It is ideal for even sensitive skin, and is allergy-tested, PABA (para-amino benzoic acid)-free and even provides long lasting hydration.
PABA, pantothenic acid (vitamin B5) and folic acid (vitamin B9) are frequently used in hair restoration products.