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Neutrogena® Beach Defense® Water + Sun Protection Sunscreen Lotion Broad Spectrum Spf 70

BY NEUTROGENA #8 in Body Sunscreen

4.5 out of 5 stars
  • 5 Stars67%
  • 4 Stars24%
  • 3 Stars7%
  • 2 Stars1%
  • 1 Star1%
4.54 / 5 based on 1,596 Reviews

Description

Benefits

Our oil-free sunscreen helps protect against the signs of sun damage while you’re having a fun day at the beach.This fan-favorite line is fast absorbing and lightweight, while providing beach-strength broad spectrum UVA/UVB sun protection. So you can easily protect your family’s skin from harsh outdoor summer elements while remaining active.

  • Broad Spectrum UVA/UVB
  • Water resistant (80 minutes)
  • Oil free
  • PABA free
  • Lightweight, fast absorbing

HOW TO USE

  • apply generously 15 minutes before sun exposure
  • reapply:
    • after 80 minutes of swimming or sweating
    • immediately after towel drying
    • at least every 2 hours
  • Sun Protection Measures: Spending time in the sun increases your risk of skin cancer and early skin aging. To decrease this risk, regularly use a sunscreen with a Broad Spectrum SPF value of 15 or higher and other sun protection measures including:
    • limit time in the sun, especially from 10 a.m.–2 p.m.
    • wear long-sleeved shirts, pants, hats, and sunglasses
    • children under 6 months of age: Ask a doctor

Active ingredients

Avobenzone 3%, Homosalate 10%, Octisalate 5%, Octocrylene 4.5%, Oxybenzone 4%.

Inactive ingredients

Water, Styrene/acrylates Copolymer, Dimethicone, Potassium Cetyl Phosphate, Benzyl Alcohol, Silica, Diethylhexyl 2,6-naphthalate, Dimethicone/peg-10/15 Crosspolymer, Trisiloxane, Cetyl Dimethicone, Beeswax, Ethylhexylglycerin, Sodium Polyacrylate, Xanthan Gum, Ethylhexyl Stearate, Acrylates/c12-22 Alkyl Methacrylate Copolymer, Behenyl Alcohol, Trideceth-6, Disodium EDTA, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate, Caprylyl Glycol, Chlorphenesin, Fragrance.

Drug Facts

Active ingredients

Avobenzone 3%, Homosalate 10%, Octisalate 5%, Octocrylene 4.5%, Oxybenzone 4%.

Purpose

Sunscreen

Uses 
helps prevent sunburn 
if used as directed with other sun protection measures (see Directions), decreases the risk of skin cancer and early skin aging caused by the sun

Warnings: For external use only. 
Do not use on damaged or broken skin 
When using this product keep out of eyes. Rinse with water to remove. 
Stop use and ask a doctor if rash occurs 
Keep out of reach of children. If swallowed, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

Directions: 
apply generously 15 minutes before sun exposure reapply:after 80 minutes of swimming or sweating immediately after towel drying at least every 2 hours Sun Protection Measures: Spending time in the sun increases your risk of skin cancer and early skin aging. To decrease this risk, regularly use a sunscreen with a Broad Spectrum SPF value of 15 or higher and other sun protection measures including: limit time in the sun, especially from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. wear long-sleeved shirts, pants, hats, and sunglasses children under 6 months of age: Ask a doctor

Other information 
protect this product from excessive heat and direct sun 
may stain some fabrics

Inactive ingredients

Water, styrene/acrylates copolymer, dimethicone, potassium cetyl phosphate, benzyl alcohol, silica, diethylhexyl 2,6-naphthalate, dimethicone/PEG-10/15 crosspolymer, trisiloxane, cetyl dimethicone, beeswax, ethylhexylglycerin, sodium polyacrylate, xanthan gum, ethylhexyl stearate, acrylates/C12-22 alkyl methacrylate copolymer, behenyl alcohol, trideceth-6, disodium EDTA, glyceryl stearate, PEG-100 stearate, caprylyl glycol, chlorphenesin, fragrance.

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Top Questions See all 39 Q&A

  • Is it sweat proof? My husband works outside in Florida, s...2 Answers
  • Is this okay to use on the face? Does it work well under ...1 Answers
  • can anyone tell me if this makes your skin feel oily afte...4 Answers
Neutrogena® Beach Defense® Water + Sun Protection Sunscreen Lotion Broad Spectrum Spf 70
Neutrogena® Beach Defense® Water + Sun Protection Sunscreen Lotion Broad Spectrum Spf 70
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REVIEWS
Sara S.
1 review
Neutrogena always has some of my favorite sunscreens as I am very prone to burning with my fair skin. So when my family decided to go to the Dominican Republic for vacation, where the UV index is much higher, we grabbed plenty of this SPF 70 sunscreen. It does a great job of protecting my skin for a while, it's not oily, and it rubs in rather easily to start off a hot day in the sun. Of course you have to make sure to reapply or the sunscreen won't be able to help you!
Megan G.
69 reviews
This is the only sunscreen I'll use when going to the beach. The sun is no joke out there, especially when you're in the water and the rays are reflecting off the surface onto your face. Always remember to apply 20 minutes before you'll be in the sun and before you enter the water (!!! or else it won't be absorbed) and to reapply AT LEAST every two hours. It'd be better to reapply ever hour if you're swimming. Stay safe from those UV rays!
Melanie R.
United States
7 reviews
This product is amazing! I'm in color guard and we have been practicing outside in the hot sun and I always use this to apply on my face. It is very easy to apply and keeps my face from burning and getting tanner. When I started using a different sunscreen it wouldn't work that well and i ended up getting a tan, so use this sunscreen to stay pale!!
Mariah K.
New Albany, IN
33 reviews
I was always a 30 or 50 spf girl until i married my red headed husband. 70 is where we stay and this beach is perfect for our fun in the sun days whether we are at the pool or beach. It works like a sport suncreen with the added benefit of being a Neutrogena product and loving your skin.
Corisa K.
New York
53 reviews
Great product; doesn't have a gross smell like some suncreens notoriously do. This product is VERY thick. It takes a lot of time to rub in the product, but I find this to be it's way of showing me the layers of protection I am getting. It really does work well when you're in the water. Reapply after every 3+ hours and you're all set!!!
Christina W.
5 reviews
One of THE BEST sunscreens on the market. First off the bottle lasts forever, a little bit goes a long way with this type of cream. It was completely affordable as something you could get at a drug store but it works so well. I haven’t gotten a sunburn or even a little bit red with this on me. Would DEFINITELY recommend
Megan M.
61 reviews
Love the smell and the look of my face after using this! It’s one of the few products that doesn’t make my skin breakout after using it. My skin feels very refreshed after using it. I would highly recommend this to other people and would definitely buy it again!
Tasha H.
Canton
104 reviews
I am very light skinned and don't get much exposure. First time I went to myrtle I got sun poisoning. I even used sunblock but it was only 30 spf. Woke up next day and my eyes were swollen shut. Next time I went I took this and altho I caked it on. I did NOT burn one little bit. Works very well. It was water proof and altho it says to apply ever couple hours I actually forgot to and only applied twice within the 9 hours we were on the beach with 101 heat index. Very impressed. Nothing like banana boat.
Nahian C.
96 reviews
Good product, does the job and at an affordable price range in my opinion. Its not too thick or greasy like most sunscreens, which i like and it also doesn’t have any strong fragrance. I dont like strong scents on my face products so this is nice.
Ali 🐝.
Jamaica, NY
24 reviews
My absolute favorite sunscreen and I won’t ever buy another brand again! I have sensitive skin and this product not only is smooth, but it smells good as well. Lasts a long time and isn’t as expensive as many other sunscreens. Love!
Emily M.
Fayetteville, NC
210 reviews
What is this lotions scent? Also, is it a body sunscreen or just faces?
Hannah S.
Harts, WV
147 reviews
Does SPF 70 really work? I've been skeptic about the higher the SPF, the less it works. I know Neutrogena is a trusted brand and loved by many, I'm just wanting to make sure before I buy it for vacation.
wendy m.
Ligonier, IN
68 reviews
can anyone tell me if this makes your skin feel oily after putting it on?
Nikki D.
Rincon, GA
249 reviews
Does this really work?
Delaney O.
Parksville, Ky
25 reviews
Does this work well under makeup?

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Neutrogena® Beach Defense® Water + Sun Protection Sunscreen Lotion Broad Spectrum Spf 70
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Neutrogena® Beach Defense® Water + Sun Protection Sunscreen Lotion Broad Spectrum Spf 70
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