Aminobutyric Acid (GABA) is an amino acid that can help decrease the appearance of wrinkles.
How to use it
Beginner: Add a quarter of the tube to 4 oz of your favorite base cream or water-based formula.
Advanced: This ingredient has a suggested range of 0.05-0.3%, with recommended usage up to 1%. Depending on the amount being added to your formulation, it may be necessary to make a solution of this ingredient in warm water befor adding to your base formula to ensure solubility.
Store in a cool, dark location.
Products with this ingredient:
Pain Relief Cream
Denda M1, Inoue K, Inomata S, Denda S. (2002) Gamma-Aminobutyric acid (A) receptor agonists accelerate cutaneous barrier recovery and prevent epidermal hyperplasia induced by barrier disruption. J Invest Dermatol, 119:1041-7.