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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 1,599 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
Cassandra R.
West Chester, PA
53 reviews
Overall, a great sunscreen! I've been using this for a few years and I've never had any problems with it. A bit oily on my skin, but after drying, it was fine. It has great coverage, but should be reapplied after a few hours.
Angel D.
Florence, SC
5 reviews
This sunscreen protected my skin pretty well. When i was putting it on, it slided on well. It was gentle. My expectations of it were medium; it met it. It was not pricey at all. The value was good and nice. I would buy this again, but i am still using my same bottle.
Clarissa C.
Riverside
60 reviews
This is a must when going to the beach or the pool or even just spending the day outside at the outlets doing some shopping. When it comes to sun screen i like going towards the brands that also make other facial products because i know they know what their customers like.
Yailin B.
Miami, FL
32 reviews
When i bought this product i found it very normal and unimportant. Later when i used it i could see its very good because protects my skin and has an incredible smell ♡♡♡
Bethany C.
Bozeman, MT
7 reviews
This sunscreen is priced in the middle range. It rubs in well without being too greasy and smells great. I've purchased it several times because it smells good and I didn't get a sunburn while wearing it on the river all day or while hiking. Would definitely recommend.
Ginny A.
Olmitz, Ks
8 reviews
It was fine while it lasted. Make sure to check yourself every 80 minutes. I was swimming and I was in the sun for 2 hours and burned. I guess it is my fault for not following the directions, but I expected more from this brand.
Veronica R.
Union City, CA
34 reviews
My favorite sunscreen. It smells so freaking good. It's a little pricier than other brands but definitely worth it. Not too thick not to thin and it's easy to apply. Leaves no white residue behind either which is a huge plus.
Michelle K.
Kimberly, ID
203 reviews
This saved me while vacationing in Hawaii. My family decided to go on an outing last minute and I didn't think I had any sunscreen but thank heavens this was in my bag. We all were color free the next day which saved us since this was the beginning of our 13 day vacation.
Sara L.
12 reviews
My husband has pale complexion is susceptible to getting sunburns easily. This product stays on through sweat and does not let him burn. The cons to the product are if you miss a spot because it blends in so quickly, you will burn in patches. yes I would buy it again.
Suzie M.
94 reviews
I live 15 mins from the Atlantic Ocean and my swimming playing  snacking outside times are some of my favorites... i have a red headed beautifully freckled girlfriend whom came to visit and choose this sunscreen so she didn't end up regretting her day in the sun 
Emily M.
Fayetteville, NC
210 reviews
What is this lotions scent? Also, is it a body sunscreen or just faces?
Hannah S.
Huntington, 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?
Elizabeth D.
104 reviews
Is it sweat proof? My husband works outside in Florida, so in the summer he sweats a lot. I want to make sure he isn't going to sweat this off.

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