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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 93 reviews)

71%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (44)
  • Pleasant smell (28)
  • Easy to apply (26)
  • Moisturizing (25)
  • Dries quickly (23)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Daily use (29)
  • Body (18)
  • Face (4)
  • Travel (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (41), Brand buyer (33)

Reviewed by 93 customers

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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.

      (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.

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