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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 87 reviews)

70%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (44)
  • Pleasant smell (28)
  • Moisturizing (25)
  • Long lasting (22)
  • Easy to apply (21)

Cons

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

Best Uses

  • Daily use (28)
  • Body (13)
  • Travel (4)
  • Face (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (36), Brand buyer (33)

Reviewed by 87 customers

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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

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            waste of money

            By Disappointed

            from Illinois

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Pleasant Smell

            Cons

            • Streaks
            • Too Yellow

            Best Uses

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

              this product streaks terribly and the tint is too yellowish

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              Not for me

              By Kuhtreenuh

              from New Jersey

              About Me Budget Buyer

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

              So I used this as direct and every time I use it I literally get EXTREME streaks, splotches, everything! The other day I spent an hour blending everything and it stillll came out terribly! Also I feel like it never completely dries which could be why this happens, maybe it smears? But it doesn't work for me.

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Great non-prestige self tanner

              By annabanana

              from springfield, illinois

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Easy To Use
              • Inexpensive
              • Long Lasting
              • Moisturizing
              • Natural Color

              Cons

              • Slight Smell

              Best Uses

              • After shower
              • Daily Use

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

              I use this product a few days a week and very happy with results. No issues with streaking or bad coloring. Towards weekend I compliment it with the use of Tan Towel. The 2 work great together. I'm a blue eyed blonde that avoids sunbathing because of a melanoma scare.

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