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St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse

St. Tropez

Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse

Item #: 2301298 Size: 6.7 oz

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For your deepest tan yet, this lightweight mousse tailors to your individual skin tone and gives our longest-lasting tan in one application.

Key Benefits:
  • No self tan smell, with a mood-boosting fragrance
  • Streak-free and easy to apply
  • Quick-drying and non-sticky, with no transfer
  • Ultra-hydrating with even fade
  • Natural guide color
Sophie's Pro Tips: Make sure waxing is completed 24 hours prior to any self-tan application to ensure a perfect even finish. Use a wet cleansing wipe/cloth immediately after self-tan application to prevent unwanted staining on the nails and palms. If you are initially scared of the instant guide color don¿t worry! As long as the skin is covered your tan will develop evenly and when you take your first initial shower your tan will be perfect and even. Apply before bed time and shower in the morning for your most ultimate glow.
Step 1: Exfoliate 24 hours prior to use. Immediately prior to application, moisturize any dry areas including elbows, knees, ankles and feet. Step 2: For best results, apply using the Tan Applicator Mitt in long sweeping motions, starting at the ankles and working your way up. Then for your back, turn the mitt back to front and start applying in the same way. Ensure all areas are covered before lightly gliding any excess tan from the Mitt over your hands and feet. Step 3: Wait until touch dry before getting dressed. Step 4: Allow 4-8 hours before showering to reveal your developed tan. Step 5: To prolong and maintain your tan, moisturize daily, exfoliate regularly and reapply as desired.
Aqua (Water), Dihydroxyacetone, Ethoxydiglycol, Caramel, Propylene Glycol, Glycerin, PPG-5-Ceteth-20, Decyl Glucoside, Phenoxyethanol, Melanin, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Sodium Metabisulfite, Parfum, Ethylhexylglycerin, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Linalool, Hexyl Cinnamal, Benzyl Salicylate, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Citronellol, d-limonene, Hydroxycitronellal, Alpha-isomethyl Ionone, Coumarin, Anisyl Alcohol, Potassium Sorbate, Citric Acid, CI 14700 (Red 4), CI 19140 (Yellow 5), CI 42090 (Blue 1).

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St. TropezSelf Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse
 
4.1

(based on 84 reviews)

78%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Creates even tan (47)
  • Easy to apply (42)
  • Natural tan (39)
  • Dries quickly (32)
  • Not greasy (29)

Cons

  • Fades (10)
  • Bad odor (6)
  • Doesn't work (5)
  • Greasy (4)
  • Uneven fade (4)

Best Uses

  • Body (47)
  • Face (17)
  • Weekly use (14)
  • Quick-fix (9)
  • Daily use (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (36), Budget shopper (22)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (9)

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5.0

Absolutely the best self tanner out there.

By Taxlady

from Andrews, Texas

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Creates Even Tan
  • Doesn't Clog Pores
  • Dries Quickly
  • Easy To Apply
  • Natural Tan
  • Not Greasy
  • Works Quickly

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Body
    • Quick-Fix

    Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse:

    I use this once a week.

     
    4.0

    Love this stuff!

    By Tanner

    from Eastfallowfield, Pa

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Creates Even Tan
    • Dries Quickly
    • Easy To Apply
    • Natural Tan
    • Works Quickly

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Body
      • Daily Use
      • Quick-Fix

      Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse:

      My fave and only tanner. Always use it!

       
      5.0

      love love love

      By Cellobration

      from Washington DC

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Creates Even Tan
      • Easy To Apply
      • Natural Tan

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Body
        • Quick-Fix

        Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse:

        I swear by this. It's a healthy way to get a glow without spending a ton at a tanning salon.

         
        2.0

        Not for me

        By trish

        from new york, new york

        Pros

          Cons

          • Feels Greasy or Heavy

          Best Uses

            Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse:

            I'm going to give my experience with this tanner and then let you decide for yourself if it's best for you... It applies GREEN and within 5 minutes it oxidizes and turns into a brown, dark tan. At first, I LOVED how dark it made me, although the green was very dirty looking. But it NEVER DRIES. This is not the kind of tanner that you can shower, apply another coat, and then go about your day. I HAD to apply this at night because it made me so ridiculously dirty looking and sticky, I couldn't even sleep at night because i was so anxious to shower it off. It took me 1 hour to not feel sticky or tacky. I tried applying this to my legs to go to work, and GOD FORBID you spill a drop of water...I had a streak down my whole leg. All in all, 75% of the guard color washes off in the shower, so i don't understand why the initial color is SO DARK and dirty looking, when it washes off to be a light, golden tan. The tan wasn't bad, I just cannot deal with a sticky, dirty looking tan for 8 hours.

             
            5.0

            LOVE!

            By Cass

            from Grand Rapids, Mi

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Creates Even Tan
            • Doesn't Clog Pores
            • Dries Quickly
            • Easy To Apply
            • Natural Tan
            • Works Quickly

            Cons

            • Feels Greasy or Heavy

            Best Uses

            • Body
            • Face

            Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse:

            The saleswoman recommended this after I told her I needed faster results. The dark gives you immediate results, but isn't over the top if you just use once a week like I do. I shower daily and it lasted over a week before fully fading. Best results on not dry skin and with a tanning mit. Takes 4-8hours to complete but dries in minutes to get dressed. Feels a little heavy but not uncomfortable. It goes on dark so its easy to see covered areas. I use on face too and have had no extra acne or skin issues. Bit expensive but you get multiple fully body uses. Would highly recommend, beautiful healthy glow skin! Best paired with their everyday gradual tan lotion to help maintain tan.

             
            3.0

            Not any darker than the regular

            By wannabetan

            from dallas, tx

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Pros

            • Creates Even Tan
            • Easy To Apply
            • Not Greasy

            Cons

            • Bad Odor
            • Fades Quickly
            • Ineffective

            Best Uses

            • Body
            • Face

            Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse:

            I purchased this because I thought the regular mousse wasn't dark enough however if anything I thought this turned out lighter than the regular even after leaving it on longer than I usually do. After two days I couldn't even tell I had put any self tanner on at all. Goes on just as smoothly as the original but has a green tinge to it I hadn't noticed with the other.

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Gave me great color

            By Sue L.

            from NorCal

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Pros

            • Creates Even Tan
            • Easy To Apply
            • Natural Tan
            • Not Greasy

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Body

              Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse:

              I bought this yesterday morning at my local Ulta, and used it yesterday afternoon and left it on all day and all night. No transfer of guide color on my sheets or clothing and this morning I have a beautiful dark (for me) tan! It's even and looks great! I am very, very fair skinned and don't tan in the sun, I burn and have never had a real tan in my life. This is the best thing!

               
              3.0

              Not sure

              By Bamablingqueen

              from Muscle Shoals, AL

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • No bad smell

              Cons

              • Splotchy going on
              • Uneven Tan

              Best Uses

              • Body

              Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse:

              I have used the St. Tropez brand for 3 yrs. the last bottle of classic I purchased the color wasn't same as past bottles I have purchased, so I decided to try the dark ... this is my 3rd use from this bottle I'm so disappointed in how it looks before shower and after showering. Not sure I will purchase either bottle again.

               
              2.0

              It's okay, applies nicely but does not give dark tan.

              By SavannahR

              from Youngstown, oh

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Creates Even Tan
              • Easy To Apply

              Cons

              • Fades Quickly
              • Not dark enough

              Best Uses

              • Body

              Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse:

              It was okay and applied nice but was expecting a better color pay off,it was pretty light.

              (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Beautiful even toned tan!!

              By Amac

              from Ruther Glen, Virginia

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Pros

              • Creates Even Tan
              • Dries Quickly
              • Easy To Apply
              • Natural Tan
              • Works Quickly

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Body
                • Face

                Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse:

                I love how easy and smooth this product goes on! The smell is pretty fragrant but doesn't have the typical DHA smell. So worth the money! I tried Fake Bake Flawless Darker and that left me looking very orange in natural sunlight. I have a very fare skin tone and wanted a darker natural tan and this product definitely gives you a pretty deep shade! Note: I had to apply two days in a row to achieve the color I wanted.

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                • Q:

                  Does it work well to cover redness or acne scarring? Or would it make it more noticeable? Also how long does it take to dry?
                  Asked on 6/29/2017 by Carlzjunior from Santa Clarita

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, it does help to lessen the appearance of skin imperfections including redness and post-acne discoloration. Allow just a few minutes for the mousse to absorb and dry on the skin prior to dressing.

                    Answered on 7/11/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  I am going to the beach and wanted to know if the salt water would strip the tan off my skin ? I don't want to walk in the ocean with a tan and come out looking pale !
                  Asked on 6/5/2017 by Gemstonebabe from NC

                  1 answer

                • Q:

                  Do I need to wait a certain amount of time to re-apply? Like do I need to wait until the previous application is completely off before applying again?
                  Asked on 5/30/2017 by Crysss from Irvine, CA

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    You can re-apply as needed, but allow 8 hours for your first application to fully develop first! :-)

                    Answered on 5/31/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  Is this DARK bronzing Mousse... darker than the SELF EXRESS advanced mousse 228514?
                  Do you keep it on the same way with a hourly time for each color wanted? I want darker than the 3 hours from the Express Mousse. That one wasn't dark enough.
                  Do you apply the same way as Express and shower off? I see the word Dark on this bottle so I assume you will get a dark color. How long do you need to keep the Dark Bronzing on to get max color?
                  Asked on 5/27/2017 by Chicshopper from Melrose,MA

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    The color is comparable to the Express Mousse if you leave the Express Mousse on for 3+ hours to develop the deepest color. Here is how to use it:

                    Step 1: Exfoliate 24 hours prior to use. Immediately prior to application, moisturize any dry areas including elbows, knees, ankles and feet. Step 2: For best results, apply using the Tan Applicator Mitt in long sweeping motions, starting at the ankles and working your way up. Then for your back, turn the mitt back to front and start applying in the same way. Ensure all areas are covered before lightly gliding any excess tan from the Mitt over your hands and feet. Step 3: Wait until touch dry before getting dressed. Step 4: Allow 4-8 hours before showering to reveal your developed tan. Step 5: To prolong and maintain your tan, moisturize daily, exfoliate regularly and reapply as desired.

                    Answered on 5/31/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  Does this product make your feet look tan? I usually go to a tanning bed but I just had a little one about 2 months ago and don't have time for the tanning bed. I heard really good reviews on this product and just wanted to know if it worked well on your feet too?
                  Asked on 5/16/2017 by Kassie from Harrisburg, PA

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, it can be applied to the feet. :-)

                    Answered on 5/18/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  Can I apply this product at say 8pm, go out, and shower in the morning?
                  Asked on 4/22/2017 by Cath from Boston, MA

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    You can certainly wait until the next day to rinse off. Your tan will have fully developed after 8 hours. Many choose to rinse off sooner for a lighter tan or because of personal preference. :-)

                    Answered on 4/24/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  What is the difference between this and the advanced tanning mousse?
                  Asked on 4/15/2017 by Shell from St louis

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    If you are referring to the Self Tan Express Advanced Bronzing Mousse, the main difference is that the Self Tan Express Advanced Bronzing Mousse is an express formula: Wait just 1 hour before showering for a light sunkissed glow, 2 hours for a medium golden tan, or leave on for up to 3 hours for a deeper, darker bronze, to suit your skin tone.

                    Answered on 4/17/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  I have been considering buy this. But a family member said it turned her orange and I'm so terrified to try it for that reason. I have a yellowish/sand under tone to my skin
                  Asked on 3/20/2017 by Kaye from Canton OH

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    If you are seeking moderate color on fair skin, you may prefer the Self Tan Classic Bronzing Mousse. However, if you are seeking a deep tan, you can certainly use the Dark formula. Both formulas develop to a very natural looking color.

                    Answered on 3/22/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  Hi I have dark skin with vitiligo. I apply the dark bronzing mousse however the tan is not dark enough. Will a reapplication result in darker color?
                  Asked on 2/26/2017 by Julia from Mumbai

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Reapplication may result in a slightly deeper tan, but there will not be a dramatic difference in depth.

                    Answered on 3/20/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  I usually apply self tanner after showering in the morning. I am seeing several people comment that they shower 4-8 hours after application. Can you just wait until the following day to shower? Why shower after you put it on? Is there some reason to wash it off the same day?
                  Asked on 1/25/2017 by J5A from Augusta

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    You can certainly wait until the next day to rinse off. Your tan will have fully developed after 8 hours. Many choose to rinse off sooner for a lighter tan or because of personal preference. :-)

                    Answered on 3/20/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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