Neutrogena® Beach Defense® Water + Sun Protection Sunscreen Spray Broad Spectrum SPF 70

BY NEUTROGENA #9 in Body Sunscreen

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Description

Benefits

Our oil-free sunscreen spray helps protect against the signs of sun damage while you’re having a fun day at the beach. It provides beach strength broad spectrum UVA/UVB sun protection in a lightweight, fast absorbing spray-on sunscreen mist. 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

  • Spray liberally and spread evenly by hand 15 minutes before sun exposure
  • Apply to all skin exposed to the sun
  • Hold container 4-6 inches from the skin to apply. Rub in.
  • Do not spray directly into face. Spray on hands and then apply to face. Rub in.
  • Do not apply in windy conditions
  • Use in a well ventilated area
  • 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

Drug Facts

Active ingredients

Avobenzone 3%, Homosalate 15%, Octisalate 5%, Octocrylene 4%, Oxybenzone 6%

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 away from face to avoid breathing it 
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. 
Caution: Flammable. Contents under pressure. Do not use near fire, heat or while smoking. Do not puncture or incinerate. Store at temperature below 120°F (48°C). Use only as directed. Intentional misuse by deliberately concentrating and inhaling the contents can be harmful or fatal.

Directions: spray liberally and spread evenly by hand 15 minutes before sun exposure apply to all skin exposed to the sun hold container 4-6 inches from the skin to apply. Rub in. do not spray directly into face. Spray on hands and then apply to face. Rub in. If bothersome dryness or peeling occurs, reduce application to once a day or every other day do not apply in windy conditions use in a well ventilated area do not apply in windy conditions 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

Alcohol denat., isobutane, octyldodecyl neopentanoate, acrylates/octylacrylamide copolymer, diethylhexyl 2,6-naphthalate, tocopheryl acetate, fragrance.

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Neutrogena® Beach Defense® Water + Sun Protection Sunscreen Spray Broad Spectrum SPF 70
Neutrogena® Beach Defense® Water + Sun Protection Sunscreen Spray Broad Spectrum SPF 70
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REVIEWS
Carmen R.
276 reviews
This product works very well when applied appropriately. For all those negative reviewers out there please learn how to apply sunscreen (especially spray sunscreen) in the correct manner. It is best to apply in non-windy conditions in a liberal manner to dry skin. After spraying all exposed areas rub it in. Like ALL sunscreens, this needs to be reapplied every 2 hours and within 80 minutes after sweating or water exposure. I have used many different Neutrogena sunscreens and have never had any issues with any of their products - this is a quality product that has consistently protected me when playing beach volleyball for prolonged times in high UV intensity conditions.
Sparkle B.
Rockmart, GA
36 reviews
It took me 30 years to find a product that would keep me from getting a sunburn. I am so happy to have found it. I cannot make it through a summer without this product. It is a must have for me. It would be great if it was a little cheaper but I will just continue watching for sales. It sprays on well and dries fast. I recommend it to everyone I know, especially my fellow super pale skinned friends.
Tara L.
Oviedo
10 reviews
This product is good at protecting from the sun, but I no longer bring spray sunscreen of any kind to the beach.  The beach is a windy place, and you end up spraying the air more than your skin.  With the price of this product, it's not something you want to waste.  You're better off getting the lotion.
Stefanie S.
Palmdale, CA
432 reviews
I was really excited when I saw this brand had a sunscreen and to my daughter for when she went to the water park but unfortunately even though she had reapplied she still came back a bit burnt so it doesn't seem that it worked as great as I would have liked it too
Ariel K.
Fayetteville
37 reviews
This sunscreen is full coverage with out being oily or blotchy. When in the water it lasts for an hour before reapplying is needed it is easy to use and doesn't leave a lingering smell. Perfect and practical for the water because it doesn't wear down quickly and has a reasonable price point.
Tishana T.
114 reviews
I love using this sunscreen. It has a scent that isn’t too strong and it’s pleasant. I bought it at Duane Reade on a trip to NY before heading to the beach and I keep repurchasing because my whole family uses it. It lasts for a good while before needing to reapply and the spray covers well.
Nahian C.
96 reviews
My go to sunscreen! Affordable in my opinion and I would repurchase. This is super lightweight, non greasy and slight fragrance which is not overpowering, just the way i prefer. If thats what you’re looking for in a sunscreen then give this a try.
Kayla W.
532 reviews
My sister got burnt from a firework a few summers ago and we were going on a cruise only 3 short weeks later. This is the kind of sunscreen that the doctor recommended for her to use. It had a nice smell and sprayed well. The only thing I didn't like about it is that it turned the inside of some of my bikini tops from white to a yellowy-off white color so I didn't like it for that. I've never had another brand of sunscreen do that before. Other than that, it was a great sunscreen and I definitely recommend it for people with burns or other skin issues. 
Taylir L.
232 reviews
I always use this sunscreen. The SPF 50 is amazing and it goes on really lightly. It smells so good and it doesn’t leave your skin too oily. The price point is great at Costco because you can get it in a double (or more) pack.
Heather G.
Fonda, NY
111 reviews
I have sensitive skin and this is the product to keep me protected from the sun while I’m out side. I am a repeat user of this product and will continue to use it. Super affordable and easy to put on. Great overall
Delaney O.
Parksville, Ky
25 reviews
Does this work well with sensitive skin?
Michelle P.
Pikeville, NC
50 reviews
Have you every had a reaction to this product?
rachelle a.
213 reviews
How long does it generally keep?
Sara O.
Union city, NJ
141 reviews
Its for all skin types?
Farah B.
gabes
20 reviews
I think it is more esier than the creamy one i want to have one

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