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St. TropezSelf Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse
St. Tropez

Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse

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St. TropezSelf Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse
 
4.1

(based on 61 reviews)

81%

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

  • Bad smell (4)
  • Uneven fade (4)
  • Pricey / poor value (3)

Best Uses

  • Body (23)
  • Face (11)
  • Daily use (8)
  • Date night/night out (5)
  • Quick-fix (5)
    • Sizing:
    • Feels too small

       

      Feels true to size

       

      100% 

      (12 reviews)

      Feels too large

       
    • Skin Type:
    • Normal (5), Combination (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (17), Budget shopper (11), Trendy/stylish dresser (9), Beauty conscious (4), Casual dresser (4)
    • Comfort vs Style:
    • Style driven (8), Comfort driven (5)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (19)

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4.0

Works Well But........................

By DexLuvsPie

from Spring Hill,FL

About Me Beauty Conscious

Verified Reviewer

Pros

  • Build Able Color
  • Nice color

Cons

  • Bad Smell

Best Uses

  • Build Able Color
  • Daily Use
  • Redness/ Blotchiness
  • Uneven Skin Tone

Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse:

After becoming a "tan in a can" expert, I really like this self tanner. I love the color I achieve with it (not orange) and it lasts a good 2-3 days before I reapply with showering daily. Important things to do when self tanning 1)shower 2)shave 3)exfoliliate very well, especially around feet,ankles,knees,elbows,wrists, hands,& face. I like to exfoliate with sugar. It works amazingly. 4) Before you tan, apply lotion to the areas I mentioned but you don't need to apply much lotion on the face. 5) Apply the tanner before bed. I like to apply mine 30min-1hr before bed. 6) the longer you're able to leave it on before showering off the guide color,the darker you'll be. 7) Moisturize daily but don't exfoliate or you'll get patchy.
The only other tanner that I've used that I do like better is the Tarte Brazilian tanner. I don't care for the smell of this St Tropez tanner and I'm not completely crazy about the mousse because I feel like it doesn't spread as well and dries a bit too fast. After I use up all of this product I will go back to the Tarte tanner because the smell is amazing (sweet cocoa cinnamon) and the application is easier.

  • Skin Type:
  • Normal
 
1.0

St tropez do not buy

By kk

from howell, mi

About Me Beauty Expert

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Moisturizes

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse:

      This product is ok to apply but the color is not very good and it wears off very badly looks like your skin is dirty.

      • Skin Type:
      • Combination
       
      4.0

      Great Natural Looking Tan!

      By Katie

      from Overland Park, KS

      About Me Beauty Conscious

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

      • Moisturizes
      • Non-Greasy
      • Smells Great
      • Softens Skin

      Cons

      • Expensive

      Best Uses

        Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse:

        I am naturally very fair and I have been using self tanners for about 6 years and I have tried a lot of different brands. St. Tropez looks so natural and goes on smoother and easier than any other brand I have tried. I absolutely love this product! Just wish it was a little less expensive, because I use it all the time!

        • Skin Type:
        • Normal

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        3.0

        Not as good as original bronzing foam. Has green tint

        By Ask Chrissy!

        from Grand blanc, mi

        About Me Beauty Expert

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Bad Smell
          • Not Effective

          Best Uses

          • Dry Day Use Only

          Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse:

          This product has green tint, rubs off or shows drip lines if you get wet., most importantly, the color only lasts til you shower. The original foam was bronzing and stayed on after showering...Many people could not believe I was using a self tanner ...it looked just like how my tan from the sun looks.

          • Skin Type:
          • Normal

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Orangey and balls up on skin

          By Bminerrobertson

          from Drumright, OK

          About Me Beauty Conscious

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

            Cons

            • Turns Orange And Balls Up

            Best Uses

              Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse:

              I will be trying to return this item.

              • Skin Type:
              • Normal

              (0 of 2 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

                    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    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! :-)

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                        • Q:

                          Will this product smear or streak if i use sunscreen a day or so after i have applied it?
                          Asked on 6/23/2015 by Breanna from Illinois

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Reviewer

                            A:

                            No, the color will have completely developed by then. We recommend to allow 4 hours for color to completely develop.

                            Answered on 6/24/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                        • Q:

                          Is this product sweat proof?
                          Asked on 6/2/2015 by Beauty buff from Fremont, CA

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Reviewer

                            A:

                            Avoid getting wet or sweating for at least four hours (eight hours or more for best results) after application. Once color has fully developed, yes, your tan will be sweatproof and can last for up to a week!

                            Answered on 6/2/2015 by Staff Expert from ULTA Beauty
                        • Q:

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

                          1 answer

                        • Q:

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

                          1 answer

                          • 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

                          1 answer

                          • 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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