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Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse

St. Tropez

Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse

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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 111 reviews)

77%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Creates even tan (65)
  • Natural tan (59)
  • Easy to apply (56)
  • Not greasy (42)
  • Dries quickly (41)

Cons

  • Fades (14)
  • Bad odor (10)
  • Doesn't work (7)
  • Uneven fade (5)
  • Uneven tan (5)

Best Uses

  • Body (67)
  • Face (26)
  • Quick-fix (14)
  • Weekly use (14)
  • Daily use (9)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (9)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (50), Budget shopper (29)

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2.0

Change of formula??

By Courtneyjean

from San Diego

About Me Brand Buyer

Pros

  • Creates Even Tan
  • Natural Tan

Cons

  • Dries slowly

Best Uses

  • Body

Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse:

I used to swear by this stuff but this last time I purchased it, it didn't foam up like im used to and stayed in a mostly liquid consistency which made it so much harder to rub in rather than just melting into the skin like the mousse I've used before. So weird! I either got a dud or they changed something in their formula. Still an ok outcome but way harder to apply now and way more time spent rubbing trying to avoid a streaky mess...honestly not sure I will re purchase because of this, so sad! Hopefully nobody else is having this issue

 
5.0

This bronzer is the best

By Lori Mac

from Boston

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

    Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse:

    I have tried them all and some work better than others but this one is my favorite. It goes on evenly, does not streak, has a pleasant non-distinct smell. The tan builds over time and slow to fade. Very natural looking.

     
    5.0

    Great product

    By Producemom

    from Visalia, CA

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Creates Even Tan
    • Dries Quickly
    • Easy To Apply
    • Natural Tan
    • Not Greasy
    • Works Quickly

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Body

      Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse:

      I am pale, blonde, blue eyed and was a bit concerned this would be too dark or apply unevenly but those worries were completely unfounded. If you are looking for a true tan, not just a little color, then this shade is for you. I apply it with latex gloves so I don't tan my hands. The mousse is very easy to apply and fairly forgiving. Just work quickly. Smells great.

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Woah

      By Amanda

      from Indiana

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • Bad Odor

      Best Uses

      • Body
      • Face
      • Quick-Fix

      Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse:

      Okay so came out green and scared me BUT this stuff is awesome. My legs never tan evenly so I decided to splurge and get something more expensive than jergens. I put it on at night after taking a shower and exfoliating. Besides a few areas where I didn't put enough like my wrist, it's so even and I'm so tan!! My husband even said I don't look orange and he's blunt and tells it like it is. Most definitely get the applicator mitt. It works wonders. Giving it a 4 out of 5 only because the green color at first and there is the self tanner smell. But worth it if you're someone like me who doesn't tan very well in certain parts of their body.

       
      2.0

      Returning!

      By Karissa

      from WI

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Creates Even Tan
      • Natural Tan

      Cons

      • Fades Quickly
      • Not long lasting
      • Sticky
      • Wears off

      Best Uses

      • Body

      Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse:

      I bought this (in the color Dark) because I was out of my favorite loving tan self tanner and I needed something right away. I will say, I was impressed with the natural tan it gave me . However, not impressed with the application process or how long it lasted. It was SO sticky, all night until I washed it off the next morning. It rubbed off on my sheets AND left marks where I had other skin contact from sleeping. Then, I took a bath two days later and my bath water was brown, I was left with barely anything on my skin. Sodisappointed, especially for the price $$. Loving tan is way better and in the same price range . L.T. Will leave you with a beautiful natural tan AND last a week! (I reccomend getting Ultra Dark, it sounds scary but is the best one!)

      Dont buy this brand.

       
      5.0

      100 times YES

      By Ambi

      from Pennsylvania

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

      • Sticky

      Best Uses

      • Body
      • Face

      Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse:

      I love this! I didn't get streaky, (note.. if you see streaks, they will rinse off in the shower, just make sure all skin is covered) i'm On day 5 of this tan and I still have color to my skin. Love it. Only thing is, it's sticky.. but I'll deal with that for this color! Not orange at all!

       
      5.0

      Love!

      By GRogers

      from Shreveport, LA

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Body
        • Face
        • Quick-Fix

        Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse:

        I love this brand! I've tried the spray and also the mousse. Both give great results although I think I prefer the mousse because it's a little less messy to apply. After showering it leaves a great, even color

         
        5.0

        I would buy this again

        By di

        from ME

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Creates Even Tan
        • Dries Quickly
        • Natural Tan
        • Works Quickly

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Body
          • Face

          Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse:

          LOVE this product

           
          5.0

          Game changer!! Obsessed

          By Kimmee

          from Sharon Pa

          About Me Brand 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:

            Use day after exfoliating for best results. I use after shower. Dries fast and you seen immediate results

            (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            LOVE IT.. BUT!

            By Paige

            from Maine

            Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse:

            I would absolutely give this product five stars but there's just one problem... it goes on super dark which I love because I bought the dark shade...BUT... after putting it on and wearing it all night I went and showered and nearly 50 to 60% of the mousse washes off. By that I mean it goes on super dark and after you shower you might get 50 to 40% of the color. Packs a punch when u put it on but after you shower your about half as dark as you were before you washed. I still really love the product and I'm going to keep using it but I would just suggest buying the next shade darker than what you want to be. For instance I bought dark and after I washed I'm probably medium.. so I'd probably buy extra dark next time! So when I shower I'll be close to the dark shade. Hope that helps!

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            • Q:

              how long does this product last?
              Asked on 6/6/2018 by Sam from US

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                This product is for 6-8 full body applications and shelf life is 12 months after first use.

                Answered on 6/15/2018 by Official Answer from St. Tropez from Brand Answer
            • Q:

              i was wondering after I have applied this and it has been on me for 10 hrs and I have got in the shower and just washed with water like it said to do.... can I go tan in a tan bed with out it coming off?
              Asked on 5/8/2018 by jess from Madisonville ky

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                Hi! Yes if you've already rinsed off the instant bronzing guide color, your self tan has developed and should not transfer onto clothes or bedding.

                Answered on 5/23/2018 by Official Answer from St. Tropez from Brand Answer
            • Q:

              How many uses are in this bottle?
              Asked on 2/26/2018 by Mkupprn from Waterford, Mi

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                6 to 8 full body applications.

                Answered on 3/2/2018 by Anonymous
            • Q:

              Do you need to shave or wax arm hair before using this product? Will the tanner cling to my arm hair and make it look patchy after rinsing it off?
              Asked on 2/20/2018 by Amelia from NY

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                That is not necessary. The formula is very lightweight and will absorb into the skin with the simple mitt application.

                Answered on 2/26/2018 by Anonymous
            • Q:

              Does it come with a tanning mitt or do I have to buy that separately?
              Asked on 1/17/2018 by Patricia from New Jersey

              1 answer

              • Brand Expert

                A:

                The Applicator Mitt is sold separately.

                Answered on 1/18/2018 by Anonymous
            • Q:

              I was wondering if the dark mousse or the dark lotion lasted longer before another application?
              Asked on 7/6/2017 by k from WI

              1 answer

              • Staff Expert

                A:

                They have similar results (5 days to one week).

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