Neutrogena MicroMist Airbrush Sunless Tan Review

Review of: Neutrogena MicroMist Airbrush Sunless Tan

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Comprehensive review of Neutrogena MicroMist Airbrush Sunless Tan. See what real experts and actual users have to say about this self tanning product.

Neutrogena MicroMist Airbrush Sunless TanProduct Name:  Neutrogena MicroMist Airbrush Sunless Tan (Deep)

Overall Rating:  2/5 Stars

Product Type:  Mist/Spray

Size:  5.3 Oz.

Price: $10.99

Cost Per Ounce:  $2.07

Where To Buy:  Click Here

Top 10 Ingredients:  Water, Dimethyl Ether, Witch Hazel Water, Ethoxydiglycol, Dihydroxyacetone, Dipropylene Glycol, Dimethyl Isosorbide, Isoceteth-20, Methyl Gluceth-20, Glycereth-7

Overall Opinion:

Overall, there were a lot of things we really didn’t like about this product.

The application was extremely messy and hard to clean up.  The drying time was a lot longer than most; and I felt really sticky all night.  The DHA smell is very prominent and it sticks with you even after the product is showered off.

The only thing we liked about this mist was the dark color it produced.  The color was one of the darker ones we have tried, and we liked the brown, even tan it gave us.

We gave this one 2 out of 5 stars because it is a very inexpensive product, but there aren’t many things we liked about it.  The only reason we’d use this one again is for the dark color!

Detailed Opinion:

Look and Feel

Neutrogena MicroMist came out as a very light mist, and has a nozzle that works at any angle.  The “one touch continuous spray” is very fine, and comes out like spray sunscreen.


The application of this product is extremely messy.

The mist got ALL over my floor and was extremely sticky and difficult to clean up.  I had to bust out the Swiffer in order to ensure I couldn’t feel it on the ground.

There is no guide; the mist comes out as a clear liquid.

Drying Time

Surprisingly, this mist took a very long time to dry.

After an hour of waiting for it to dry, I still felt extremely sticky.

I was also very careful with what I touched, seeing as how sticky it made my bathroom floor.

Smell (Before Application)

I wasn’t a fan of the smell of this product.

It smelled like a mix between sunscreen and baby powder.  I think it is supposed to smell “fresh”, but to me the DHA smell really overpowered any other odor.

Smell (After Several Hours And The Next Day)

I could still smell this product on my skin the next day, even after I showered it off.

Like I said, I think the DHA smell overpowers any other smell….and DHA does not smell pleasant (as you all know)!

Color Produced

The best part about this product is definitely the color it produces.

The color was a very even dark shade.

It’s hard to find products that produce a color like this one, it gave me a dark bronze glow.

The bottle says it makes you 3 shades darker, and this is one product that actually lives up to that!

The color was perhaps a little orange, but not streaky.

How Long It Lasts

This product lasts about 3-4 days, which is average.  It fades pretty evenly, the only areas that got a little splotchy were my wrists and ankles.

OK For Men?

I don’t think men will like this product because the application is SO messy.  It’s a pain to put on because the mist gets all over your floors, counters, towels, etc.


Neutrogena MicroMist Airbrush Tan costs $10.99 for a 5.3 ounce bottle, which compared to most self-tanners this is very cheap.

Where To Buy

To buy Neutrogena MicroMist Airbrush Sunless Tan,  Click Here.

Neutrogena MicroMist Airbrush Sunless Tan:  Summary

Factor Neutrogena Micromist
Overall Rating  2/5 Stars
Look and Feel Very light mist or spray
Application Application is pretty messy; gets everywhere and is sticky
Drying Time Takes a long time; over an hour :(
Smell (Before) A mix of sunscreen and baby powder.  Not my favorite
Smell (After) Lots of DHA smell in there the next day
Color Produced Actually a pretty nice, dark shade of tan
How Long It Lasts About 3-4 days, which is average
OK For Men? No, application is way to messy for most guys
Price $10.99 for 5.3 oz bottle.  Pretty cheap at $2.07 per oz.
Where To Buy Click Here

Neutrogena MicroMist Airbrush Sunless Tan Review


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