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St. TropezSelf Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse
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Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse

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St. TropezSelf Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse
 
4.2

(based on 56 reviews)

85%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Creates even tan (20)
  • Dries quickly (20)
  • Easy to apply (19)
  • Natural tan (19)
  • Not greasy (18)

Cons

  • Uneven fade (4)

Best Uses

  • Body (23)
  • Face (11)
  • Daily use (7)
  • Date night/night out (5)
  • Quick-fix (5)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      100% 

      (12 reviews)

      Feels too large

       
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (17), Budget shopper (11), Trendy/stylish dresser (9), Casual dresser (4)
    • Comfort vs Style:
    • Style driven (8), Comfort driven (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (19)

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(0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
3.0

Hmmmm

By Susie

from illinois

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Bad Smell

Best Uses

  • Redness/ Blotchiness
  • Uneven Skin Tone

Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse:

Not sure how much feel about this .... I would like it for my legs only

  • Skin Type:
  • Normal

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Great for light skin!

By Jhoward7533

from Holly springs, NC

About Me Minimalist

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Dark
  • Even
  • Great product
  • Lightweight
  • Natural looking
  • Receive Compliments On It

Cons

  • Bad Smell

Best Uses

  • Daily Use

Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse:

I love this product. I have the regular tan and the dark tan mousse. I have been to the mystic tan (horrible and orange) , the versaspa (alright, but smelly after washing off too), and several others. When I found this product, at first I was not pleased because it didn't turn out right the first time. It's because I was not used to using a mousse tanning product. I used it several more times and I fell in love with it. Even color. Natural looking. No orange!!!! I ordered the dark version. It's great, but when I did my hands it was blotchy because I have dry skin. So I just use the regular on my hands and feet...and the dark all over . Great great great!!

  • Skin Type:
  • Combination

(2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Definitely works

By Samone

from Hilton head South Carolina

About Me Minimalist

Pros

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse:

        I'm basically see through white! And this works very well! I get a deep dark tan quick and it stays for about a week! Doesn't look fake or orange. Make sure you exfoliate!

        • Skin Type:
        • Dry
         
        2.0

        Great color....buuuut

        By Christina

        from Texas

        About Me Beauty Conscious

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

        • Great color
        • Lightweight
        • Smells Great

        Cons

        • Uneven Fade

        Best Uses

          Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse:

          Loved the smell & color, however the uneven fading has put me off of this product. I was very excited to try this with high hopes but the fact that it faded VERY unevenly is disappointing for such a popular company. Being i worked in a tanning salon for quite sometime and taking the proper steps to prepare my skin for a tan and having always had even fade from self/spray tans it's just very sad. Will be getting my money back due to such a high price point.

          • Skin Type:
          • Combination

          (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Good Stuff

          By Allisa

          from Noblesville in

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Effective
          • Lightweight
          • Smells Great

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Daily Use
            • Men
            • Weekly Use
            • Women

            Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse:

            I have used different types of sunless tanners for years now. something that I have learned the HARD way is you MUST exfoliate at least a day before putting on the sunless tanner. Other wise you may not be happy with your results. You can have unevenness and patches may occur on your skin. I know because I have had that in the past when I have not exfoliated. For anyone on the fence about buying and trying this, try it, just make sure to exfoliate first the day before putting it on. I personally make my own exfoliating stuff, mainly because I have no idea what over half the ingredants are in the exfoliating stuff that I have seen on the market, and if I am going to put something on my skin that is going to be pulling off dead skin, I want to know what I am using. As far as smells go, yes this stuff has a sent, I don't personally think it stinks, but that's just me. As far as tanning stuff goes I like this stuff because I can see where it goes. I like the fact that they have two different formula's, a normal and a dark, I use both when I put it on, and I do that at night, that way the product has a chance to properly set up. I hope my review helps any one considering purchasing this product. It is a good product, as long as they don't make any changes to the formula I will use it for years to come! :-)

            • My Beauty Routine Takes:
            • 30 Minutes
             
            4.0

            Great if you don't sweat

            By lexxxx

            from Tempe, az

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Use
            • Effective
            • Good Value
            • Lightweight

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Men
              • Weekly Use
              • Women

              Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse:

              works very well, color looks natural. Only problem is, if you sweat it will come off where ever you sweat most. Great for quick results

              • My Beauty Routine Takes:
              • 1+ Hour

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              wow

              By Shorty

              from Naples, CA

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Effective
              • Great Color

              Cons

              • Careful To Be Consistent

              Best Uses

              • Just Tried

              Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse:

              just for times when i need to cover up those golfing arms and body that looks farmerish.

              • My Beauty Routine Takes:
              • 1+ Hour

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Works well for ME

              By Molly

              from Detroit, MI

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Pros

              • Effective
              • Lightweight
              • Smells Great

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Weekly Use

                Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse:

                I've tried quite a few self tanning products and I have to say that I really really like this one! The application process is pretty simple, but you need to make sure that you have time set aside to do it. If you rush through the process, you might not get an even tan. The color with this is beautiful - not orangey at all and actually very accurate to what I look like If I've been out in in the sun (I'm fair skinned).

                My only complaint (not even a complaint really) is that it would be nice to have it even a bit more dark. I probably can achieve that affect by applying two days in a row or twice within a week (which I will try).

                I've been reading reviews on lots of different self tanners and some products that worked well for me really didn't work well for others (and vice versa). I think the key is finding the right product for your skin tone and application process. I would HIGHLY recommend at least trying this product because it worked really well for me. But, because everyone has different skin, it might not do the same for you. It's just the gamble of trying out self tanners in general.

                I'm blonde with light skin and this product tanned well and didn't stain my hair or eyebrows. It can stain your under garments a bit if you wear anything tight after you apply so just be mindful of that when you choose what you'll wear. No staining after you rinse off 8 hours after application.

                Cheers!

                (5 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                this stuff is amazing!

                By Lizzy

                from California

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Pros

                • Dries quickly
                • Easy To Use
                • Even application
                • Good Value
                • Lightweight
                • Natural color

                Cons

                • Could Be Darker

                Best Uses

                • Occasions
                • Weekly Use

                Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse:

                I have used a bunch of different tanning products including the salon spray tan called "mystic tan", and this is by far the best one. I have very dry skin mostly and as someone mentioned about the circles that she saw on her stomach, those can be mostly prevented by applying St Tropez's moisturizer (I think it's called prep and maintain) before you apply the tan. It made a huge difference. And exfoliate!!! My results were best when I started skin brushing. This fades very even IF you take care of your tan as directed on the bottle. You NEED to keep exfoliating a few times a week and moisturize at least once a day!!!!!! Morning and night is even better. I got lazy a couple of times and it turned out uneven and blochy. I have never seen such an easy tan to apply, you literally smooth it on and it doesn't have to be perfect as long as you don't miss anything. You can go over spots just to make sure. No need to blend it out a whole bunch. And you don't need to use a bunch of product. People are talking about the green color, this is the GUIDE color. It does come off on sheets and stuff so just wear long sleeves and pants to bed or if you are tanning during the day, wear it till your shower. And it's supposed to be green! It's better than a potentially uneven and/or orange tan. It also smells like fake tan but it really is worth the results. When the tan dries, it looks like it's streaky and might freak you out that you did it wrong, but wash it off after 6 to 8 hours, then it's perfect! They even have tips on their site to make stretch marks less noticeable, and other tips. I also shave a few times during the week and it doesn't take the tan off in streaks. This stuff has boosted my confidence so much. Sorry for the preaching but I firmly believe that if this is used properly, it could change the way you feel about yourself.

                 
                5.0

                Flawless

                By Meesh

                from jacksonville, fl

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Great Colorbronze
                • Perfect Application With
                • Super Simple

                Cons

                • Mousse Recommended Over S
                • Must Use Mitten

                Best Uses

                  Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse:

                  Highly recommend the mousse with the hand mitten for application. Goes on easy and lasts. Also fades easy nor streaky. Let it sit for 8 hours before showering. I usually apply before bedtime and rinse in the morning.

                  • My Beauty Routine Takes:
                  • 30 Minutes

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                  • Q:

                    Does this come with a mit?
                    Asked on 5/6/2015 by kaypee from alexandria la

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                  • Q:

                    How many uses on average per bottle? Good for 1? Or more...
                    Asked on 1/23/2015 by JJ from Westchester NY

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                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      The 6.7 oz. bottle of Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse will give you approximately 6-8 full body applications.

                      Answered on 1/29/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
                  • Q:

                    How long does this product stay on? Does it stay on after you shower?
                    Asked on 1/4/2015 by Cassidy from Kennewick, us

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                    • Staff Reviewer

                      A:

                      Results last up to a week.

                      How to Use-
                      Exfoliate with St. Tropez Body Polish the day before you tan. Moisturize any dry areas (elbows, knees, ankles, and feet) thoroughly with St. Tropez Body Moisturizer. Protect light areas at eyebrow and hairline with extra moisturizer. Pump the velvety mousse into a mitt and smooth from top to toe, making sure you're well covered. Wait until touch dry before dressing. Avoid getting wet or exercise for at least four hours, leave on for eight hours or more for best results.

                      Precautions: St. Tropez recommends a patch test is carried out at least 24 hours prior to use. If there are any adverse reactions do not continue to use. Don't apply to broken, irritated or sensitive skin and stop using if your skin becomes irritated.

                      Sun Safety Warning: This product does not contain a sunscreen and does not protect against sunburn.

                      Answered on 1/6/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA.com
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