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Neutrogena Build-A-Tan Gradual Sunless Tanning

Neutrogena

Build-A-Tan Gradual Sunless Tanning

Item #: 2094061 Size: 6.7 oz

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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; Glycerin; Methylpropanediol; Sorbitol; Ethylhexyl Hydroxystearate Benzoate; C12-15 Alkyl Benzoate; Methyl Gluceth-20 Benzoate; Glyceryl Stearate; PEG-100 Stearate; Cetyl Alcohol; Stearyl Alcohol; Magnesium Aluminum Silicate; Xanthan Gum; Tetrasodium EDTA; Sodium Citrate; Polysorbate 20; Hydroxyethyl Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyltaurate Copolymer; Squalane; Polysorbate 60; Citric Acid; Phenoxyethanol; Methylparaben; Ethylparaben; Butylparaben; Propylparaben; Isobutylparaben; BHT; Fragrance.

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NeutrogenaBuild-A-Tan Gradual Sunless Tanning
 
3.6

(based on 90 reviews)

71%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (44)
  • Pleasant smell (28)
  • Moisturizing (25)
  • Easy to apply (24)
  • Long lasting (22)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Daily use (29)
  • Body (15)
  • Travel (4)
  • Face (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (38), Brand buyer (33)

Reviewed by 90 customers

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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.

 
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.

     
    2.0

    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.

    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    Tanner

    By Shopper

    from Maine

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Use
    • Long Lasting
    • Moisturizing

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use

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

      Very pleased with results. Nice color.

       
      2.0

      Did nothing

      By Stephanie

      from Kentucky

      Pros

        Cons

        • Unpleasant Smell

        Best Uses

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

          I used this after showering every day for two weeks and nothing happened. No color whatsoever. It doesn't smell great either

           
          4.0

          Works well, on light skin

          By Don't have one

          from Gilbert, Az.

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Cleans Effectively
          • Easy To Use
          • It's Good
          • Long Lasting
          • Pleasant Smell

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • 10 Mins After Shower
            • Daily Use
            • Travel

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

            Use it everyday.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            neutrogena build-a-tan

            By maggie

            from flowood, ms

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Long Lasting
            • Moisturizing
            • Pleasant Smell

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • After Shaving Every 2 Day

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

              I have used this for years now. on legs only and get compliments all the time. I mix with my moisturizers after a shower and have a fan blowing on my legs while putting on makeup and drying hair. I do not wear white underwear on shorts that day and wash hands and arms thoroughly
              afterwards because it will stain!!! I also apply small amount around ankles and feet and rub into skin well NOT FOR PALE, PALE SKIN

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