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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 104 reviews)

73%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (44)
  • Easy to apply (33)
  • Dries quickly (31)
  • Pleasant smell (28)
  • Creates even tan (26)

Cons

  • Unpleasant smell (10)
  • Bad odor (8)
  • Doesn't last long (6)
  • Difficult to use (5)
  • Unnatural color (4)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (32)
  • Body (27)
  • Face (7)
  • Travel (4)
  • Quick-fix (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (46), Brand buyer (37)

Reviewed by 104 customers

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4.0

Good for the price

By Nellie

from Chino, Ca

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Creates Even Tan
  • Dries Quickly
  • Easy To Apply
  • Natural Tan

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Body

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

    I've tried a few tanning lotions/sprays/gels in this price range and this one honestly worked the best. Dried pretty quick and it's not stinky like most other lotions. I got good color with the first application.

     
    1.0

    Stinks

    By thefox

    from houston, tx

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Bad Odor

      Best Uses

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

        Opened tube and smell was bad. Did not use. returned.

         
        4.0

        Winner winner chicken dinner

        By PaleinSeattle

        from Seattle

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Bad Odor

        Best Uses

        • Body
        • Face

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

        This is one of my first experiences with self tanning lotion but I am VERY happy with this product. I purchased an application mitt to avoid orange hands and that helped a lot. I am so surprised by how quickly this product worked. I've only applied it three times in the past two days and it looks like I just got back from a vacation (without looking orange or overtanned). As per usual for any fake tanning product, it does have the same smell that they all do but it's not overpowering in the least. Highly recommend this product.

         
        5.0

        Amazing!!!

        By Mom

        from RI

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Pros

        • Creates Even Tan
        • Dries Quickly
        • Easy To Apply
        • Natural Tan
        • Not Greasy
        • Works Quickly

        Cons

        • Bad Odor

        Best Uses

        • Body
        • Daily Use
        • Face
        • Quick-Fix

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

        This is the best tanner I have ever used and I've used a lot. I am the whitest blank woman in America.So at my recent drug store visit I saw this tanning lotion and thought...well this is one I haven't tried. After the first day it gave me an amazing glow,my family were so happy to see me with a little color.I kept using it and my tan looks more and more natural. I love it!!Of course like always I would recommend exfoliating before you put on the lotion so you are even all over .

         
        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

          (2 of 2 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.

            (2 of 2 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.

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