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Recently started using this product and applied to neck and shoulders prior to swimming. Was very surprised to find I had been burnt on the areas treated after only 20 minutes.Though it wasn't sunburn but an allergic reaction similar to prickly heat. I thought it was only an issue that may be affecting me until I read the other reviews. The product definitely has a problem.
Does not work
We bought multiple bottles of this product for a family holiday and everyone ended up with sunburn. We live in Australia and use sunscreen on a daily basis. We applied the sunscreen as we normally would, liberally and frequently, especially after swimming and it did not protect us from the sun at all. We had to buy more sunscreen locally to replace the faulty sunscreen and had no issues with the replacement. Very disappointed with Nivea!
Bought this sunscreen because of the ad on TV showing before and after skin protection from applying the product. This doesn’t work. Put it on my two boys age 5 and 7, my husband and I used a different product. The boys both came home sunburnt. Thought maybe I didn’t put it on long enough before exposure so today I applied it on the boys and myself 20min before going out, then reapplied at the beach before going in the water, and again reapplied about an hour and a half later. We were in the sun and swimming from about 9am to 12. All three of ...us are terribly burnt! Again husband isn’t because he used different sunscreen that he only applied on arriving to the beach and again when we did midway through our beach visit. Have a full bottle of this sunscreen and am going to bin it! Just as bad as the banana boat 50 sunscreen! I Have never posted a product review and never expected to do one but having bad runs with sunscreen scares me for my kids. So I’m sorry I didn’t keep the docket but I’m sure it would show my purchase with my card as well as my card used at Priceline.
Brought Nivea Sun Protect & Moisture SPF 50+ for my son to use on New Years and I am fuming that after he applied this throughout the day while in the sun this product should of "protected" his skin but end result he recieved very badly burnt blistery sunburn on both legs using this faulty product ! Thankfully he used another company brand on his face,arms & ears or they too would of been badly burnt. Now we have costly medical bills to pay to get his blisters drained, cleaned & redressed with bandages from his knees to his feet. Disgusted in ...this product and would NEVER recommend this to anyone to use ! ACC don't cover sunburn anymore. So thanks Nivea for the lack of research you put into this product and so many people including my son is suffering because of this faulty product yousay is excellent..Far from it!! Are you going to reimburse all his medical bills due to your useless product?
Went to the beach today with my family. Put sunscreen on my 3 year old before going out in the sun. He was only in the sun for an hour and a half and his face,ears,arms and legs got VERY burnt. The cream is that greasy that it makes you look shiny because it doesn't absorb into the skin. I will never recommend this product to anyone EVER. COMPLETE WASTE OF MONEY. My poor child got burnt because of a nasty product
Do not buy this product
I purchased this on Boxing Day then went straight to the beach, applied the sunscreen when I got there. I stayed at the beach for two and a half hours and reapplied in that time. When I got home I realised I was burnt and then as the night went on the sunburn came out more and more. I have been in so much pain and unable to move or sleep comfortably for 3 days now. I go to the beach regularly and never get burnt, I am very sunsmart. This product needs to be removed from the shelves. It is very dangerous and I would hate to think a small child could suffer like I have. Please don’t but this product!
Does not work - faulty product/batch
I'm so upset. And Burnt. Really really burnt.
So yesterday was my first day in Bali. I put the sunscreen on and got burnt. I used different sunscreen on my face and face did not get burnt. I thought ok this is really odd, it seems like the sunscreen is not working but maybe I screwed up somehow.
Today I used the sunscreen THREE times between 10am and 2pm. I also used this sunscreen on my face and not my other one. I also wore a different bikini. Holy cow am I burnt! My face is burnt. I can't remember the last time my forehead and chin were ...
From using this sunscreen during summer of last year, for sport and leisure activities, there were no issues at all, now using the same sunscreen, bought the same time this year, I have blistered all around my nose and eyes. Would not recommend this product to anyone at all!!
Went to Lanzerote, same place as last year. Didn't take as much of our usual sunscreen due to airport regulations and we figured we could buy more there. Nivea was one of the recognisable brands, so after using our other sunscreen for two days will no problems, we bought some and we're given some by another English lady who was going home - nearly a full bottle. Had the cancer research sticker on, so figured it was good. By the next day I looked like I have chemical burns all over my back and neck, my face and my husbands face have shrivelled up and peeled like never before and worst of all, my 10 year old son's shoulders and neck look like someone took a branding iron to him! Never using Nivea again!
if i could give this 0 stars i would.
I was in cancun in June 2016. I used hawaiian tropic factor 30 everywhere except my feet and nose because they are the most sensitive I put nivea factor 50 on them. The next morning I woke up with blisters covering my nose and feet it ruined my holiday completely. I'll never use again
Does not protect you from the sun!
I purchased Nivea 50+ protect and moisture because I have such fair skin.
I was out in the sun from 8:30-10:30, with a shade cover and got burnt like I haven't even applied sunscreen!
This is not sunscreen that protects you and should not be on the market!
I will be following up with Nivea regarding this.
Do not buy this product. Me and my children all got burnt badly. I am writing to their head office to complain formally and will also warn people on FB about using this crap product. Nivea you need to remove this product from your shelves. How dare you sell something like this claiming it protects you from the sun! We will never buy any nivea products agan as a result of this product being on the market!
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