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Neutrogena Build-A-Tan Gradual Sunless Tanning

Neutrogena

Build-A-Tan Gradual Sunless Tanning

Item #: 2094061 Size: 6.7 oz

Build-A-Tan is a lightly colored sunless tanner that gets a bit darker with every application. Build your tan according to the darkness you desire. Dries in five minutes. Lightly scented.
To help optimize results, use after exfoliating skin with Neutrogena Pre-Sunless Scrub. Apply lotion evenly over freshly cleansed, exfoliated skin, as you would apply a daily moisturizer. Smooth on evenly, and apply sparingly to elbows, knuckles, knees and ankles. Blend thoroughly. Wash hands with soap and water immediately after use. Wait one hour before bathing or swimming. Color will develop in approximately two to four hours and will last for several days. Reapply to deepen or maintain color. For best results, wait at least 8 hours between each application.

Precautions: Avoid contact with eyes. This product does not contain a sunscreen and does not protect against sunburn. Repeated exposure of unprotected skin while tanning may increase risk of skin aging, skin cancer, and other harmful effects to the skin even if you do not burn.
Water, Dihydroxyacetone, C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate, Methyl Gluceth-20 Benzoate, Methylpropanediol, Glycerin, Ethylhexyl Hydroxystearate Benzoate, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate, Cetyl Alcohol, Sorbitol, Phenoxyethanol, Stearyl Alcohol, Fragrance, Xanthan Gum, Magnesium Aluminum Silicate, Sodium Citrate, Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Squalane, Polysorbate 20, Tetrasodium EDTA, Citric Acid, Methylparaben, Propylparaben, BHT, Polysorbate 60, Ethylparaben, Titanium Dioxide.

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NeutrogenaBuild-A-Tan Gradual Sunless Tanning
 
3.6

(based on 94 reviews)

72%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (44)
  • Pleasant smell (28)
  • Easy to apply (27)
  • Moisturizing (25)
  • Dries quickly (24)

Cons

  • Unpleasant smell (10)
  • Doesn't last long (6)
  • Difficult to use (5)
  • Bad odor (4)
  • Unnatural color (3)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (30)
  • Body (19)
  • Face (4)
  • Travel (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (41), Brand buyer (34)

Reviewed by 94 customers

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5.0

Love this product! It goes on easily, & smells good!

By Cheryl - Ulta Lover!

from Virginia Beach, VA

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Creates Even Tan
  • Doesn't Clog Pores
  • Dries Quickly
  • Easy To Apply
  • Natural Tan
  • Not Greasy
  • Works Quickly

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Body
    • Daily Use

    Comments about Neutrogena Build-A-Tan Gradual Sunless Tanning:

    I think it is especially nice for fair skin - after just one application, the coverage was "just right" on my legs!

     
    5.0

    I do buy this again and agani!

    By Barb

    from Long Island, NY

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Creates Even Tan
    • Doesn't Clog Pores
    • Dries Quickly
    • Easy To Apply
    • Natural Tan
    • Not Greasy
    • Works Quickly

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Body

      Comments about Neutrogena Build-A-Tan Gradual Sunless Tanning:

      Every day - moisturizer, and gradual tanner

       
      4.0

      Best one ive ever tried

      By Now Bronze Goddess

      from chicago

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Pros

      • Creates Even Tan
      • Doesn't Clog Pores
      • Dries Quickly
      • Easy To Apply
      • Natural Tan
      • Works Quickly

      Cons

      • Bad Odor

      Best Uses

      • Body
      • Face

      Comments about Neutrogena Build-A-Tan Gradual Sunless Tanning:

      This product has worked wonders for me for the past 2 years. Im naturally very fair with freckles so getting a real tan never really happens in my life. The color is great and natural. I would recommend this product to anyone. Application is easy and it is streakless, but the only con for me was that it can be darker in some areas such as your ankles, elbows, etc. i have dry skin so if anyone else was having that problem, I recommend to moisterize beforehand and then it turns out all even. Love this product!

       
      2.0

      Never again..

      By Darcy

      from Texarkana Texas

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Light smell

      Cons

      • Uneven Tan

      Best Uses

      • Body

      Comments about Neutrogena Build-A-Tan Gradual Sunless Tanning:

      My ulta was out of my usual Jergens gradual tan in the light/ medium so I saw this, and bought it. Since it was neutogena I figured it would be a good product. Boy, was I WRONG!! It streaked SO BAD!! And it's hard to apply . Never again will I purchase this. Now, I know why my usual was out a lot.... Cause it's a constant good product!!

       
      5.0

      Love it! I will keep buying this product!

      By Kait the Great

      from Lincoln, NE

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Creates Even Tan
      • Doesn't Clog Pores
      • Dries Quickly
      • Easy To Apply
      • Natural Tan
      • Not Greasy
      • Works Quickly

      Cons

      • Follow the direction when it says wash your hand

      Best Uses

      • Body

      Comments about Neutrogena Build-A-Tan Gradual Sunless Tanning:

      Definitely on legs it gives a great glow of tan and I feel it even makes me legs look really tone and long!

       
      5.0

      Gives You a Perfect Sun-Kissed Glow

      By Erica

      from Wisconsin

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Pros

      • Creates Even Tan
      • Doesn't Clog Pores
      • Dries Quickly
      • Easy To Apply
      • Natural Tan
      • Not Greasy

      Cons

      • Fades Quickly

      Best Uses

      • Body
      • Quick-Fix

      Comments about Neutrogena Build-A-Tan Gradual Sunless Tanning:

      I bought this to achieve a nice tan without actually harming my body. I am very pale, but this gives me the perfect sun-kissed tan after 1 application. This lotion is really hard to mess up. I've never used a self-tanner before this and won't ever switch to another. The only con I have is that it fades quickly. So once you stop using the lotion, your tan will last maybe a week or a little over. Not a bad thing for me, but for some people it could be.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Gradual. Not too smelly

      By Es

      from Tn

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Creates Even Tan
      • Dries Quickly
      • Easy To Apply
      • Natural Tan
      • Not too much fragrance!

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Daily Use

        Comments about Neutrogena Build-A-Tan Gradual Sunless Tanning:

        I have a hard time using products with fragrance. This is the only self tanner I have found that does not have too much fragrance.

        (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

         
        2.0

        Was Not Gradual as Promised

        By Donna

        from Setauket, New York

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Doesn't Clog Pores
        • Dries Quickly
        • Easy To Apply
        • Not Greasy
        • Works Quickly

        Cons

        • Bad Odor
        • Uneven Fade
        • Uneven Tan
        • Unnatural Color

        Best Uses

        • Body

        Comments about Neutrogena Build-A-Tan Gradual Sunless Tanning:

        Had a wedding to go to and just wanted some color on my legs and feet as I was wearing a dress. Exfoliated first and used an applicator mitt so it would go on evenly 2 days before the wedding figuring I would apply for 1-3 days as it was supposed to be gradual. Only applied the one day since my legs and feet looked orangey and streaky, especially my feet and ankles (it was bad). Tried to remove best I could but will never use this again. It was 5 days ago and I still can't get it totally off my feet and ankles.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Love it!

        By Hollie

        from Michigan

        Verified Buyer

        Comments about Neutrogena Build-A-Tan Gradual Sunless Tanning:

        Nice and creamy makes it easy to apply, no streaks, smells great and gives you excellent natural color! I spent so much more on fancy tanning foams and creams, I've tried them all, none of them as good as this! I found my sunless tanner!

         
        1.0

        horrible

        By mommy19

        from sebring Fl

        Comments about Neutrogena Build-A-Tan Gradual Sunless Tanning:

        I've been using this product for about 2 weeks now i use it like the directions s

        ay to. I use it at night and reapply in the
        morning and no one has really noticed a difference it was a waste of money.

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