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Self Tan Extra Dark Bronzing Mousse

St. Tropez

Self Tan Extra Dark Bronzing Mousse

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St Tropez Self Tan Extra Dark Bronzing Mouse is a lightweight, velvety mousse that blends easily for your darkest, most natural looking tan. Its deep guide color leaves a soft, smooth, flawless finish on the skin that ensures an even, streak free tan that lasts for days and fades evenly. With St Tropez's new Quick Intelligent Tan Development System, it can be rinsed off just after 4 hours for an intense dark bronze or after 8 hours, for your ultimate "extra dark" tan that will make you look like you've been on a 2 week beach vacation. Suitable for all skin tones and clinically proven to moisturize all day, this is their fastest, deepest, most natural looking tan yet.


Step 1: Exfoliate 24 hours prior to use. Moisturize dry areas including elbows, knees, ankles, feet and any light hair.
Step 2: For best results, apply using our tan applicator mitt in upward circular motions to the skin, ensuring all areas are covered and lightly glide excess tan over the hands and feet.
Step 3: Wait until touch dry before getting dressed.
Step 4: Before getting skin wet, allow 4 hours for a flawless dark bronze or 8 hours for your darkest, deepest, yet most natural looking tan.
Step 5: To prolong and maintain your tan, moisturize daily, exfoliate regularly and reapply as required.

Precautions: Carry out a patch test 24 hours prior to use. Wash palms after use. Self tan may stain. Do not apply to broken or irritated skin. Stop if irritation occurs. Do not get in eyes, if you do rinse well with water. Avoid contact with lips. Store below 30°C/86°F. Sun safety warning: This product does not contain a sunscreen and does not protect against sunburn. Repeated exposure of unprotected skin while tanning may increase the risk of skin ageing, skin cancer and other harmful effects to the skin even if you do not burn.
Aqua (Water/Eau), Dihydroxyacetone, Caramel, Ethoxydiglycol, Glycerin, PPG-5-Ceteth-20, Propylene Glycol, Coco-Glucoside, Dimethyl Isosorbide, Phenoxyethanol, Melanin, Parfum (Fragrance), Hydrolyzed Jojoba Esters, Sodium Metabisulfite, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Citric Acid, Tocopherol, Linalool, Benzyl Salicylate, Caprylyl Glycol, Decylene Glycol, Hexyl Cinnamal, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Citronellol, Limonene, Geraniol, Coumarin, Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone, Hydroxycitronellal, Sodium Hydroxide, CI 14700 (Red 4), CI 19140 (Yellow 5), CI 42090 (Blue 1).

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St. TropezSelf Tan Extra Dark Bronzing Mousse
 
3.8

(based on 28 reviews)

63%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Creates even tan (11)
  • Natural tan (9)
  • Easy to apply (8)
  • Not greasy (7)
  • Doesn't clog pores (4)

Cons

  • Uneven tan (3)

Best Uses

  • Body (10)
  • Face (4)
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5.0

WOW

By Dani

from NY

Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Extra Dark Bronzing Mousse:

I've always loved the Dark Bronzing Mousse I've used it for years but I've always applied so much of it to get a deep color and it leaves my skin a little orange the first day. This stuff doesn't leave me orange at all! I figured out the trick, less is more with this. I just apply a little bit at night and I don't even feel it on my skin, it makes it so soft! This is my new favorite product!!!

 
3.0

Different formula than the rest

By Laura

from Maryland

About Me Brand Buyer

Pros

  • Creates Even Tan
  • Natural Tan
  • Sticky formula/doesn't dry

Cons

  • Feels Greasy or Heavy

Best Uses

  • Body

Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Extra Dark Bronzing Mousse:

This formula is different than the rest of the St. Tropez line. (And not a good different.) I have been a loyal ST user for several years and love love love the formula of the express tan. When I saw this come out I was initially so excited and when out immediately and bought it. Unlike the express and the original bottle... this formula takes FOREVER to blend out and seems to not dry 100%. I would not recommend this one to a newbie as this is definitely one for more experienced tan fans. The directions say to wait a minimum of 4 hours to rinse but I feel disgusting the entire time I'm wearing it because I'm so sticky. The other formulas, I could wait a few seconds, get dressed and go about my day! It didn't even feel like I had anything on my skin. This one, it's like watching the clock hoping 4 hours have passed because you feel so dirty. As far as coloring... the color is great and that's one thing I love about this brand. It's such a natural color- even when it's dark that you never look orange. But, as all St Tropez mousses do- this one has a darker guide color... you already look so tan just after applying it. What disappointed me the most was how much color rinses off when you shower! I've only worn it a couple of times and no longer than 4 hours because I can't stand the feeling of it. I'm sure I would see more color delivery if I waited the 8 hours. All in all, You're better off saving your money and going with the express tan formula.

 
2.0

Not impressed

By Muffy

from Finger Lakes, NY

About Me Budget Buyer

Pros

  • Doesn't Clog Pores
  • even tan with 4 hour application
  • natural tan with 4 hour application
  • Not Greasy

Cons

  • Bad Odor
  • Fades quickly with 8 hour application
  • Uneven fade with 8 hour application
  • unnatural color with 8 hour application

Best Uses

  • Body
  • Face

Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Extra Dark Bronzing Mousse:

This was my first time trying St. Tropez and I have some mixed feelings. I'm an experienced tanner, however this one was a struggle. The smell of this is very perfumey. That perfume smell lasts for the entire 8 hours and only gets worse as the developing DHA mixes with the smell of my ex's grandma's perfume to really assault the senses. Be prepared for difficult application. You are going to blend until your arm muscles hurt. Apply in a cold room or use it as hot yoga. Either way, prepare accordingly. The guide is a black-green color. I can't leave the house with this on. This is streaky, dark and insane looking if you're lighter skinned. Maybe if your skin tone is already quite deep, you could put this on in the morning and go, but not otherwise. I have applied this twice now. The first time, I used the mitt St. Tropez offers, left it on for 8 hours hours, rinsed and was the most delightful combination of shades that I have ever turned from a self tanner. Orange with black, ashy looking patches. Very tiger-y. However, this isn't Halloween and I was not going for that specific look this time. The second time, I used a kabuki brush for almost everything. I really globbed the stuff on this time. Do not skimp. If it looks like it's pulling the tanner away from your skin while your attempting to blend, just keep blending. I only left the product on for 4 hours the second time, while awake. The first time, it looked like cocoa powder exploded in my bed. I also used lotion on my entire body prior to applying the second time, which I know is usually a no-no, but the finish was so odd the first time, I wanted to try this. This mousse is sticky and never feels fully dry on my skin. I powdered up like I was about to slide into a gimp suit. That helped. The 4 hour results are perfect. Even my feet, hands and wrists! It took about 14 hours for the color to fully develop. Color is natural, no streaks. Frigging lot of work though! For the price, they should send a dude to help.

 
1.0

Doesn't stay on at all.

By Hanah

from Battle Creek

Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Extra Dark Bronzing Mousse:

When it first goes on it goes streaky, it never dries, it's so sticky, and comes off on sheets. When I went to shower more than half of the "extra dark" color came off and I waited 8 hours ! This is not worth money at all.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

LOVE THIS!

By Helloyou0923

from Nebraska

Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Extra Dark Bronzing Mousse:

I fell in love with this product before I even bought it. One of my good friends showed up looking darker than ever, and said she was wearing St. Tropez. I ordered it right away after that.
More is more with this, it keeps it from streaking or looking patchy. But there's a ton in the bottle, so it lasts! And it goes on SUPER dark, especially if you leave it on the full 8 hours. But it washes off to a beautiful dark tan! Love it, and will continue to use it.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

LOVE

By Haley

from Iowa

Pros

  • Creates Even Tan
  • Natural Tan
  • Not Greasy

Cons

  • Difficult to apply

Best Uses

  • Body

Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Extra Dark Bronzing Mousse:

I love this stuff! I understand why people might not like this as much, it is a bit more difficult to apply than other self tanners and when you first put it on you look like you have just rubbed mud all over yourself. BUT, after waiting 8 hours then showering, I have an even natural looking tan! I have tried loving tan in ultra dark as well and while that one is a bit darker, it is also much more orange. I would definitely suggest this, don't let the bad reviews fool you!

(1 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Save your money

By Angry white lady

from Mississippi

About Me Brand Buyer

Pros

    Cons

    • Ineffective

    Best Uses

      Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Extra Dark Bronzing Mousse:

      Extra dark??? Um... I can't believe there are so many good reviews for this I'm so disappointed!!! I usually use LOVING TAN extra dark(it actually works y'all) but I didn't have time to wait for that to come in the mail I wanted to be tan for a beach trip so after reading all the reviews I settled on this. For the price I figured it would do something and I know this sounds RIDICULOUS but I'm pretty sure I was tanner the EIGHT HOURS PRIOR to letting this sticky goo sit on my body. I'm so upset rn. It goes on so dark I expected more the only thing I see is that all my pores appear to be clogged. I'm going to re apply FOR ANOTHER 8 HOURS AND HOPE I DONT LOOK LIKE A D*** GHOST ON THE BEACH TOMMORROW lol seriously put your money to something that works. Loving tan ultra dark is the GOAT. That's what you want.

      (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      best st tropez self tan!

      By strawberrygirl

      from chicago

      Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Extra Dark Bronzing Mousse:

      I'm naturally white as a ghost and i've tried out endless self tanners. St tropez has always been my favorite! This self tanner is their best one yet! The color is perfect, it's noticeably darker than the dark mousse without being orange or a weird color, and it LASTS!! A big issue with the regular dark mousse was that it didn't last very long and was almost gone by the 6th day, the extra dark lasts an entire week and then some without getting patchy or splotchy, fades very evenly and beautiful. If you like a dark mousse, similar to loving tans ultra dark, but don't want to spend a lot of money on a tiny bottle, please do yourself a favor and buy this!

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      My favorite self tanner

      By Ashley

      from Texas

      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 Extra Dark Bronzing Mousse:

        I've had a spray tanning membership for years and cancelled it after I started using this! This delivers a better color than Mystic, or Versa Spa. It fades evenly and not splotchy like others. I would recommend getting your mitt damp before applying! This makes it easier for it to glide on :)

        (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

         
        1.0

        TERRIBLE

        By Carly

        from Pennsylvania

        Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Extra Dark Bronzing Mousse:

        WORST PRODUCT DO NOT BUY ABSOLUTELY TERRIBLE WILL NOT BLEND OUT TOOK ME 1 HOUR JUST TO BLEND MY LEGS!!

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        • Q:

          Does this product easily wash off or fade away if near water or splashed with water. Last summer I tried a different st tropez mousse and after I think it was two days an ice cube fell on me and with it took my fake tan!?!
          Asked on 5/16/2018 by Andyyyy from Scranton, PA

          1 answer

          • Brand Expert

            A:

            Hello! We recommend avoiding getting skin wet or sweating for at least 4-8 hours after application of this product. Once that instant bronzing guide color is washed off in the shower and the tan is fully developed, your tan should not be affected by water or ice.

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

          How will this look if I am porcelain to very light skin?
          Asked on 3/16/2018 by Jaclyn from WA

          1 answer

          • Brand Expert

            A:

            Extra Dark Mousse is great for all skin tones. It will give you a deep golden tan. Our formulations develop differently for everyone based on their individual skin tone. Though it will be a dark tan, it will still look very natural.

            Answered on 3/19/2018 by Anonymous
        • Q:

          How does this work on non olive toned skin? Orange or not?
          Asked on 3/12/2018 by Jlaz from Kansas

          1 answer

          • Brand Expert

            A:

            Not at all orange. Self Tan Extra Dark Mousse is for all skin tones. It will give you a deep golden tan.

            Answered on 3/13/2018 by Anonymous
        • Q:

          Can i use on my face? If so, how do you recommend applying?
          Asked on 3/1/2018 by AAABBAA from WI

          1 answer

          • Brand Expert

            A:

            Yes, you can. We always recommend a patch test if particularly sensitive. You can apply delicately with the Applicator Mitt or use a St.Tropez Face Applicator Mitt.

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

          Is this product scent free?
          Asked on 2/27/2018 by Deb from undisclosed

          1 answer

          • Brand Expert

            A:

            No. This product has our custom mood boosting fragrance found in St.Tropez Self Tan Classic, Express and Dark Mousses.

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

          How many ounces of product are in the bottle?
          Asked on 2/1/2018 by Ryanne from Utah

          1 answer

          • Brand Expert

            A:

            6.7 fl oz

            Answered on 2/22/2018 by Anonymous
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