self tanners for dark skin

Sephora customers often prefer the following products when searching for self tanners for dark skin.

Self-tanners are a great way to get a even, natural-looking tan. They're easy to use and don't require a lot of maintenance. They're also very effective, giving you a nice, even glow in just a few hours. Here's our list of self-tanners for dark skin.

Isle of ParadiseSelf-Tanning Refillable Water

Size: 6.76 oz/ 200 mL·ITEM: 2078392

Color: Dark

1.1K Reviews

$32.00

Once I got the hang of it it’s the most beautiful deep natural looking tan, despite how pale I am I always go for dark or ultra dark in self tanner. I use the dark formula in both the water and drops and it looks amazing. ...This product gives a nice even color and lasts a good 5 days however it’s not very dark so if you’re dark skin or even brown skin this product won’t do much for u.

What it is: A quick and easy spray tan at home, this clear, color-correcting self-tanning water formula delivers hydration and glow.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Redness, Dullness, and Uneven Texture

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Avocado Oil: High in vitamins A and C, it’s a fast-absorbing skin conditioning agent.
- Chia Seeds: Rich in omega-3 fatty acids, they support skin barrier function.
- Grapefruit Oil

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, cruelty-free, and comes in recyclable packaging.

What Else You Need to Know: Self-Tanning Water is perfect for face or body. Just spritz and go for a healthy-looking, hydrated glow.

Isle of ParadiseSelf Tanning Natural Glow Face Drops

Size: 1.01 oz/ 30 mL·ITEM: 2078335

Color: Dark

3K Reviews

$29.00

This shade was the perfect bronzed look I am going for. Dark would have been too much. Gifted by Isle of Paradise....Best self tanner I've tried...As self tanners go...this was the best that I have tried(which has been too many to count).

What it is: A customizable self-tanner in face drops, supercharged with skincare ingredients to visibly even tone, brighten dull skin, and leave you with a healthy-looking glow.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- DHA: Visibly evens skin tone and creates a natural golden tan.
- Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C): Powerful antioxidant reduces visible redness, dark spots, and uneven tone.
- Avocado: An antioxidant that helps skin maintain hydration.

What Else You Need to Know: The lightweight, clean, concentrated formula easily mixes with your moisturizer or serum for a naturally bronzed, streak-free, long-lasting tan in one application. For a flawless skin base, you can also mix drops with your favorite foundation. Color-correcting actives minimize

$32.00

I am a Hawaiian/Japanese/Caucasian blend. I have dark skin pigments and tan easily. I thought this color was perfect, with a light application it was more then enough to have a good glow. ...CLEAN SELF TANNER!!...This is the best self tanning mousse!! Most self tanners (St Tropez, Loving Tan, Bondi Sans) give me a rash/weird skin reaction.

What it is: A clear, lightweight, and hydrating water-to-foam formula with color-correcting actives for a deep, long-lasting, natural-looking glow.

Skin Type: Normal, Dry, Combination, and Oily

Skincare Concerns: Redness, Dullness, Uneven Texture

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Avocado Oil: High in vitamins A and C, it’s a fast-absorbing skin conditioning agent.
- Chia Seeds: Rich in omega-3 fatty acids, they support skin barrier function.
- Grapefruit Oil

Ingredient Callouts: This product is vegan, cruelty-free.

What Else You Need to Know: This clear, lightweight mousse absorbs quickly so you can apply and go in minutes with zero transfer.

Isle of ParadiseSelf-Tanning Firming Body Drops

ITEM: 2643294

Size: Dark 2.54 oz / 75 mL

215 Reviews

$38.00

Nice tan on dark skin...Im not really into self tanner but I thought I’d try it out. It did give a darker more bronze look to my skin so if you’re darker and you like self tanner this is definitely a great choice. ...The best self tanning, does not smell like most self tanners, doesn't dry out skin, easy to use, the color is great, I love it!!

What it is: A customizable self-tanner for the body that’s supercharged with skincare ingredients to smooth and visibly brighten skin while giving you a firm look and long-lasting glow.

Isle of ParadiseSelf-Tanning Mousse

Size: 6.76 oz / 200 mL Dark·ITEM: 2665925

Color: Dark

109 Reviews

$32.00

New must have self tanner...I have never used a better smelling self tanner in my life. I didn’t feel sticky or gross going to bed like I do with other self tanners. ...Great self tanner...I have recently become obsessed with self tanners, and I really liked this product. The color was nice and dark without being very orange and mine lasted about 10 days.

What it is: A lightweight and quick-drying tinted mousse with a deep color payoff that lasts for up to a week and fades like a natural tan.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Grapefruit Oil: Contains brightening and calming properties.
- Avocado Oil: Conditions skin with vitamins A and C and improves the look of skin elasticity.

What Else You Need to Know: This tanning mousse features a naturally derived guide color for an easy, fuss-free application. It’s formulated with plant-based grapefruit, chia seed, and avocado oils for a hydrated, even and long-lasting tan with no streaks, stains, or smells.

Isle of ParadiseSelf-Tanning Oil Mist

Size: 6.76 / 200·ITEM: 2559615

Color: Dark

349 Reviews

$32.00

I love this self tanner! It leaves my skin feeling super hydrated and glowy, it smells so good and refreshing and lasts for days! ...I am in love with this self Tanner! It does not irritate my skin at all - which is amazing because often when I use self tanners I get a reaction.

What it is: A bi-phase self-tanning body oil that is supercharged with three hydrating heroes—shake to awake skin paradise.

What Else You Need to Know: When shaken, powerful actives hyaluronic acid, glycerin, and squalane, plus a vitamin-rich sea kelp base combine with seven nourishing oils including argan, grape seed, and avocado to lock in moisture for up to 24 hours. Self-Tanning Oil Mist provides your most natural-looking, longest-lasting glow, guaranteed. Plus, the easy-to-apply mister gives a streamlined, streak-free, full-body application in under two minutes.

$45.00

Not dark enough really......So I've used a few different self tanners.. this one goes on a little dark and kinda green so you need to put it on at night and go to bed wash off in the morning. ...pale skin tanner...The dark tint is excellent for pale skins as it gives a glow without too much product.

What it is:
A lightweight mousse that tailors to your individual skin tone for the deepest, longest-lasting tan in one application.

What it is formulated to do:
For the deepest tan yet, this lightweight mousse tailors to your individual skin tone and gives the longest-lasting tan in one application. It’s streak-free, easy to apply, quick-drying, non-sticky with no transfer, and ultra-hydrating. Plus, it has no self-tan smell, yet features a new mood-boosting fragrance.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
This product contains a 100 percent natural DHA, and delivers a natural-looking glow to all skin tones and types.

Isle of ParadiseMini Self Tanning Natural Glow Face Drops

Size: 0.33 oz / 10 mL·ITEM: 2641595

Color: Dark

272 Reviews

$15.00

Great self tanner...Love these so much! The only self tanner I'm comfortable putting on my face. I have very fair skin and used about 3 drops mixed in my moisturizer ever 5 to 6 days for a healthy glow. ...All Self tanners suck… it’s the best out there...I’ve tried a few and I’ve come to the conclusion this is the best… I still break out but name a self tanner that doesn’t? Less moisturizer I find the better?

What it is: A customizable tanning face drops formula infused with vitamin C to visibly brighten dull skin, minimize the look of dark spots, and create a visibly even tone.

Highlighted Ingredients:
- Ascorbic Acid (Vitamin C): Powerful antioxidant visibly reduces redness, dark spots, and uneven tone.
- Avocado: An antioxidant which helps skin maintain hydration.
- Aloe: Calms, soothes, and hydrates the skin.

What Else You Need to Know: Create a natural, long-lasting glow for visibly brighter skin and a better makeup base by mixing drops with your favorite moisturizer or foundation to minimize the look of redness and hyperpigmentation for even-looking skin tone.

$44.00

Best self tanner on the market...I have medium to tan olive skin and many self tanners turn me orange - not this one!!! ...BEST TANNER EVER...I have probably tried over 20 self tanners and I always go back to this one. It has amazing coverage and gives a dark tan glowing tan.

What it is:
A lightweight, easy-to-apply classic mousse that dries quickly with no self tan smell and an even fade.

What it is formulated to do:
For an iconic, natural, and healthy-looking tan, this newly formulated, lightweight classic mousse tailors to your individual skin tone, for that longest-lasting tan in one application. It’s streak-free, easy to apply, quick-drying, non-sticky with no transfer, and ultra-hydrating. Plus, it has no self tan smell, yet features a new mood-boosting fragrance.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates

What else you need to know:
This product contains a 100 percent natural DHA and is clinically proven to moisturize for up to 24 hours.

$46.00

Not for darker skin tones....This product is a very good product. It was the first self tanner I have ever tried and my skin is very pale so I was too scared to buy the dark version of this tanner. ...the best BY FAR self-tanner that I've ever tried. I've tried lotions, in shower stuff, etc and nothing compares to this one. my fluorescent white, glow in the dark skin doesn't look orange and it's very easy to apply and the color guard really helps with getting flawless all over coverage. it's a little sticky afterward but it's not terrible and the smell isn't as bad as self-tanners usually are​.

What it is:
A lightweight mousse that allows you to choose your tan, from a light glow to a deep dark tan.

What it is formulated to do:
Control the depth of your tan with St. Tropez’s most advanced formula yet for a natural, healthy-looking tan that lasts for days. Wait just one hour before showering for a light sunkissed glow, two hours for a medium golden tan, or leave on for up to three hours for a deeper, darker bronze, to suit your skin tone. It’s streak-free, easy to apply, quick-drying, non-sticky with no transfer, and ultra-hydrating. Plus, it has no self tan smell, yet features a new mood-boosting fragrance.

What it is formulated WITHOUT:
- Parabens
- Sulfates
- Phthalates

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