Build-a-Tan Gradual Sunless Lotion
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Build-a-Tan Gradual Sunless Lotion
6.7 fl oz
Rated 3.7 out of 5 by 46 reviewers.
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Build-a-Tan Gradual Sunless Lotion lets you control the shade by how often you apply it for a totally natural-looking tan.

The moisturizing formula delivers just a hint of color with each application, allowing you to decide how deep and dark you want your sunless tan to be. Apply it more often for a deep, dark tan or less often for a healthy glow. Worried about messy streaks? Forget about it. This creamy lotion is clinically proven to provide natural-looking, even color that starts to develop in two to four hours. It's great for everyday use and dries in just five minutes.Get a sunless tan as individual as you are with color you can control.
  • Streak-free
  • Dries in 5 minutes
  • Available in Lotion and Face SPF 15

Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Love this product!! This product is awesome..I needed something to help my legs looks the same as my arms and face and this did it. I garden alot so being out in the sun for some reason my arms always get tanned. I love the subtle scent of the lotion. A little goes a long way. Easy to apply, no gloves needed. My skin is smooth and moisturized so I don't need to put on additional lotion. May 21, 2015
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by Quickly develops I used this product only a few days because the tan developed within an hour however after 3 days of use spot on my neck became blotchy but that's expected with any self tanner. Tan lasts a week and it actually has a good smell compared to other lotions I've used. May 14, 2015
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by Sensitive skin, and it's great! I have very sensitive skin, I'm fair, and I'm acne prone. I also have psoriasis and ketosis polaris and I've been using this for years and it's NEVER been an issue for me. Great for a ginger like me! Never even streaks! Jun 3, 2014
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by Very disappointed!! I haven't used sunless tanners in quite a few years and have heard that they have gotten better. Apparently not!! First day was Very blotchy to say the least, second day not so blotchy but still very orange and rusty, applied again the third day and it did look somewhat better until I went swimming for about five minutes, got out of the water and was totally white, with some rusty spots left!! Horrible waste of my money. And DO not use this with sunblock as it will just "melt" away and instantly turn rusty looking! May 28, 2014
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by Simply the BEST!!!! Due to skin cancer, I've been using sunless tanners since 1998. This is the first year I tried Neutrogena Build a Tan. All I can say is I wish I'd found it WAAAY back then. It is amazing!!!! So natural looking with a pleasant fragrance. Color is orange at all!!! May 21, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 Added color to my legs I bought this mainly to add color to my legs before summer. It works really well. Apr 25, 2014
Rated 1.0 out of 5.0 by VERY DISAPPOINTED!!! ORANGE STREAKY MESS!!! I cannot believe I spent my money on this product. The only reason I bought this was because Neutrogena is a good name for a product to use. The smell was horrible, it started to warm my skin after 5 minutes of applying it all over my body. I never applied not enough or too much, I applied a reasonable amount all over on my skin. I let the product dry, just like the directions tell you. When I went to bed and woke up the next morning I looked fine. I looked like I had gotten a real nice tan. But when I showed up at work and went to the restroom... I looked in the mirror and oh my gosh!!! I LOOK LIKE SOMEONE SPRAY PAINTED ME WITH GOLDEN ORANGE PAINT!!!! EVERYTHING IS STREAKY!!! MY FACE, MY ARMS, MY TUMMY, MY LEGS, MY BACK... I'm so disappointed that I paid good money trusting the Neutrogena brand. Guess I will go back to using Jergen's Natural Glow. Apr 15, 2014
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 batman of laguna seca I have fair sensitive skin and by the time I emptied the container I had developed blotchy skin and an itchy rash. I got brown though. Sep 1, 2013
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Blend evenly over freshly cleansed, exfoliated skin. Smooth on evenly, starting with your legs. Apply sparingly on your elbows, knees and ankles. Blend thoroughly. Wash your hands with soap and water immediately after use. Wait one hour before bathing or swimming. Color will start to develop in about two to four hours and will last several days. Reapply as needed to deepen or maintain color.
While Neutrogena strives to keep ingredient lists on this website as accurate as possible, we cannot guarantee that these lists are complete, reliable, up-to-date, and error-free. Please refer to the ingredients list on the product packaging for the most accurate list of ingredients.

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