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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, 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
 
3.7

(based on 100 reviews)

73%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (44)
  • Easy to apply (30)
  • Dries quickly (28)
  • Pleasant smell (28)
  • Moisturizing (25)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Daily use (31)
  • Body (24)
  • Face (5)
  • Travel (4)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (43), Brand buyer (37)

Reviewed by 100 customers

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5.0

Very gentle on my sensitive skin.

By Poots

from New Jersey

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
    • Face
    • Quick-Fix

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

    I wanted to keep my color from vacation. Also, I have a large scar on my neck which turned white from a sun tan. This product evened out my color and tanned the white scar perfectly to blend in.

     
    5.0

    Love it

    By Sky

    from Pa

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Works Quickly

    Cons

    • Uneven Fade
    • Unnatural Color

    Best Uses

    • Body
    • Daily Use

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

    Works great

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    I liked this product would have been better odor free

    By sonny

    from springfield mo

    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

    • Bad Odor

    Best Uses

    • Body

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

    they have been doing this a long time why can't anyone come up with odorless self tanner even the lotions for tanning beds suck

     
    4.0

    This works for me

    By Lo

    from Naperville

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Dries Quickly
    • Not Greasy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Body
      • Enhance natural tan

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

      I used it to enhance the tan I am getting in Florida. Blends well.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      5 stars

      By Jess

      from Long Island

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

      I have very pale skin and don't tan very well. I mostly get very red. This product gives me just the right amount of sun kissed glow, without looking fake. In fact, even my doctor was fooled!
      Excellent product! I will continue to use it!

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Trust This One!

      By PghLiz

      from Pittsburgh, PA

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Body

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

        Have used this for years. The color is natural and not too obvious it's not a "real" tan. I just use this on my legs, since for some reason they don't tan like my arms and torso do.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        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!

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          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

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            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!

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            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!!

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