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St. TropezSelf Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse

St. Tropez

Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse

6.7 oz Item 2301298

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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 94 reviews)

76%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Creates even tan (53)
  • Easy to apply (47)
  • Natural tan (47)
  • Dries quickly (35)
  • Not greasy (35)

Cons

  • Fades (13)
  • Bad odor (8)
  • Doesn't work (7)
  • Uneven fade (5)
  • Uneven tan (5)

Best Uses

  • Body (54)
  • Face (19)
  • Weekly use (14)
  • Quick-fix (10)
  • Daily use (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (42), Budget shopper (24)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (9)

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3.0

Not worth it

By Sunny sky

from Orlando,FL

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Creates Even Tan
  • Doesn't Clog Pores
  • Natural Tan

Cons

  • Fades Quickly
  • Ineffective

Best Uses

  • Body
  • Quick-Fix

Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse:

There are cheaper options. This one is over expensive. Yes I.t works but for a Day and fades quickly.

 
5.0

Best self tanner I've ever bought!!!

By Mikayla

from Baltimore MD

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Body
    • Face

    Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse:

    I love this self tanner! I've tried so many and none have worked like this one!

     
    5.0

    Natural tan

    By lake lady

    from St. Louis

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Body

      Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse:

      Best tanner ever!!!!!!! No obnoxious odor and realistic color.

       
      5.0

      Love it

      By Isabel

      from Minnesota

      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 don't usually write reviews on products but I LOVE this tanner so much that I felt like I had to! I've tried so many self tanners and they always made me look orange, but this one actually makes it look like I have a natural tan and has absolutely no orange tint to it at all. The only thing I have to say about it is that you do have to apply it for a couple days to get a pretty dark color but other than that it is a great product!

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        I LOVE THIS STUFF

        By BrookieCookie23

        from Columbia, MO

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified 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 buy this self tanner ALL the time. I don't like laying in a tanning bed since skin cancer runs in my family. My skin doesn't soak up self tanner as well as a lot of my friends. So I always buy the dark shade for the maximum color I can get. The other colors don't make me as dark. The color looks extremely natural, NOT orange at all. I put it on before bed. Let it dry. And then put your jammies on. The color DOES NOT stain sheets or clothes. Then shower in the morning and be careful not to scrub your body too much on your first shower after. Don't use any exfoliators on your body or face for a few days. Just lightly wash with soap. I WILL ALWAYS buy this! Love love love.

           
          3.0

          This product is good but requires a few tricks

          By Kayla

          from Chapel Hill, NC

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Dries Quickly
          • Natural Tan
          • Not Greasy
          • Works Quickly

          Cons

          • Fades Quickly
          • stains clothes
          • Uneven Tan

          Best Uses

          • Body
          • Face

          Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse:

          Pros: It's definatley a nice colour, and works incredibly fast. I saw results within an hour and does apply pretty fast (I also bought the tanning mitt that goes with it to help apply). I definatley wouldn't use this product though without the mitt. It does come out quite dark and a LITTLE orange but not bad.
          CONS: DON'T DARE SWEAT WHILE WEARING THIS OR YOUR LIFE WILL BE OVER. Oh MY God. This product rubbed off on all of my clothes. Luckly, it came out of a lot of my stuff but also NEVER WEAR WHITE with this on. If you do by this product, then I really recommend applying the product, letting it sit for 10-15 mins, then applying a coat of loaton to protect it from running so much. Also if you apply it in the morning and shower at night, then it will run off.
          Overall, the colour is great and the bottle itself lasts quite a while. But it does get on all of your clothes, and the price is also very steep for a self tanner. I don't know if I will buy this again or not.

           
          4.0

          Decent Self Tanner

          By Hannah

          from Richmond, VA

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Dries Quickly
          • Easy To Apply
          • Natural Tan
          • Not Greasy

          Cons

          • Bad Odor
          • Uneven Fade
          • Uneven Tan

          Best Uses

          • Body
          • Daily Use

          Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse:

          I usually use the brand Loving Tan for my self tanner, since I don't tan in the tanning beds anymore. Sadly you have to order Loving Tan online, so I decided to go to Ulta and try St. Tropez tan in dark. Sadly, it fades super uneven and patchy. I do like how it has an olive undertone, but I still look kind of orange. It's good to use whenever I'm out of my ride-or-die Loving Tan, but it's not the best self tanner I've tried.

           
          5.0

          Amazing!

          By Jana

          from Illinois

          Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse:

          Ok, so ive been using this product for like two years now.. I think, and let me tell you!!! I NEVER get asked if I have fake tan on, BUT have you been tanning? Or wow you're dark! This stuff is the MOST natural looking tan I have ever tried and I have tried a TON! There are plenty of videos on YouTube on how to properly apply the tanning moose and how to maintain it. If you are exfoliating and moisturizing regularly, which is good for your skin anyways, then you will look 100% natural with this tan. I never have streaks, I never look orange and it comes off evenly over a few days until I reapply. I apply at night after my shower and exfoliating/lotioning. Didn't want to harm my skin in a tanning bed and this stuff is seriously amazing! Take your time putting it on, insuring it is rubbed everywhere and watch a couple videos on it.. It's super easy!

           
          3.0

          I wouldn't buy again

          By Lauren

          from Menifee CA

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Pros

          • Creates Even Tan
          • Natural Tan
          • Not Greasy

          Cons

          • Fades Quickly

          Best Uses

            Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse:

            I was hoping for this to be the last tanner I would have to buy. However I ended up returning it. The color pay off was not Vary dark like I was hoping for since I purchased the darkest one. once you wash off the remaining layer it fades quit a bit. It was s natural looking tan. However not as dark as I was hoping for and for the price. It did fade evenly which was nice and how do you nice sent of smell.

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Splotches everywhere

            By Cass

            from Denver

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Works Quickly

            Cons

            • Bad Odor
            • Ineffective
            • Uneven Tan

            Best Uses

              Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse:

              Bought this as other products from this brand were highly rated and recommend but I was looking for a spray as I have used many other sprays that were 10times less expensive and good outcomes. It immediately stains your skin and comes out splotchy which makes you look like you have dark spots and the color makes you look dirty and not a nice golden tan that they claim

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              • 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
              • 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
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