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Cocoa Brown 1 Hour Tan

Team Trial


Cocoa Brown by Marissa Carter 1 HOUR TAN – Ireland’s Number 1 Selling Sunless Tan Cocoa Brown 1 HOUR TAN is the original award winning product launched in the Cocoa Brown by Marissa Carter sunless tanning range. It has experienced unprece-dented success since it stormed the Irish tanning market late last year and is now the number one selling tan in Ireland. In just six short months Cocoa Brown has gained cult beauty status and is selling out in every pharmacy nationwide. Testament to this achievement, the brand has been given the ultimate stamp of approval by being sold in Ireland’s most popular retailer, Penneys and is also available in Primark UK and online at

For beautifully bronzed, radiant skin in just one hour.  Cocoa Brown One Hour Tan has gained cult beauty status since its launch, rocking the tanning market by receiving nothing but rave reviews and winning multiple industry awards.


Accelerating ingredients mean that this revolutionary, speedy self-tan develops into a rich Cocoa Brown colour in just 1 HOUR.
Once rinsed off, your tan will last for between 5 and 7 days.
Signature Tahitian Gardenia scent-NO fake tan pong!
Moisturising and kind enough to be used on both face and body.
Easy to apply mousse, fast-drying, non-stick and fades evenly
Vegetable derived DHA and No Parabens = kind to sensitive skin.
As always Cocoa Brown tan is brown not orange!


Cocoa Brown 1 HOUR TAN gives you beautiful bronzed, radiant skin in just one hour. Accelerating ingredients helps it to develop quickly and depending on the shade you would like to be, can be showered off after : Light: 1 HOUR Medium: 2 HOURS Dark: 3 HOURS

How it works: When you apply 1 HOUR TAN you will immediately see a dark Cocoa Brown guide colour, which makes application fool-proof. The luxurious mousse formulation glides over skin, leaving a subtle floral fragrance without the old-school fake tan smell.

Wash off after 1 hour for a light glow, 2 hours for a medium tan and 3 hours for a dark bronzed look. Cocoa Brown is a light-weight, fast drying, non-sticky mousse giving rapid streak free results. No more need to sleep in your tan and ruin your sheets!

Cocoa Brown

1 Hour Tan

150ml £7.99

Cocoa Brown... Amazing

Feb 08, 2015 | Recommended( yes) |

I was so excited to try out the Cocoa Brown 1 hour tan. I will choose fake tan over sun beds any day and this product didn't disappoint. I'm quite fair skinned and use fake tan to give my skin a natural glow. CB is hands down the most amazing product for this. I left it on for just over an hour and when washed off i was left with a gorgeous golden glow. A lot of people have commented on the colour and asked if I've been away, RESULT!! I loved the packaging so bright and vibrant, fits in perfectly with all my dressing room essentials. I have used another mousse fake tan before and i was left with a lot of streaks, CB was amazing I was left with no streaks and the mitt made it so easy to glide onto your skin. So far the colour has lasted Read more

Snow Queen to Cocoa Brown in 1 Hour!

Feb 09, 2015 | Recommended( yes) |

I have been trialing Cocoa Brown 1 Hour tan over the past few days, in hope to banish my snow queen skin for a romantic getaway this Valentines. I am usually very reluctant to using fake tan before going away as a small fake tan miss-hap can ruin a million photos – Unfortunately I know all too well! I am very fair skinned, or as my mother likes to call it ‘of the English rose variety’ so I have to be very careful when applying any colour. I also have very sensitive skin so products that are highly scented often cause me irritation (my mother passed on all her good traits obviously). Despite all my reservations, Cocoa Brown has seriously surpassed them all. After exfoliating, and shaving my legs I applied the fake tan as soon Read more

Team Trial – Cocoa Brown 1 Hour Tan

Feb 10, 2015 | Recommended( yes) |

I was SO excited that I was picked to do the team trial for Marissa Carter's 1 HOUR TAN. I was a bit skeptical as I have been put off from using tanning mousses as most are streaky. However this product as amazing!! My skin tone is medium (light brown) and although I am from an Indian Heritage I love to have the bronzed look that I cannot get from tanning alone. Cocoa Brown smells fruity (better than the stale smell of other products), I love the pink packaging and the directions are very simple to follow. I absolutely love this product, it glided on my skin nicely, absorbed quickly and was non-streaky- HOORAY! I left it on my skin for 3 hours and it didn't transfer onto my clothes. The mitt doesn't absorb the tanning product so I was Read more

Coca Brown team trial

Feb 12, 2015 | Recommended( yes) |

wow! where do I begin? I am a tanning novice so kept putting off the tanning. my skin tone varies as I have quite poor circulation so I can go from healthy to horrible grey very quickly. One thing that puts me off fake tan is that horrible smell you get with them, NOT THIS ONE! it smells lovely, really sweet and pleasant. The guide colour is a god send for people like me as I can never see where the tan has gone. The tan itself goes on super easy and dries really quick so there's no waiting around awkwardly for your tan to dry. I left it on for an hour as I wasn't too sure how dark it would go and after I regretted it as it didn't go dark enough for me. however I love the colour it did give me and will definitely be leaving it on for longer Read more

Cocoa Brown One Hour Tan

Feb 15, 2015 | Recommended( yes) |

I was looking forward to trying out the Cocoa brown 1 hour tan. I’m very fair skinned so I’m usually pretty sceptical about self-tanning but I saw on the packaging that for a lighter tan you should only leave it on for an hour, so I was hoping for the best. Applying the product was so easy, especially with the tanning mitt that came with it. It also smelt gorgeous and really fresh, nothing like the usual ‘fake tan smell’. I don’t usually use moose tans and I much preferred this to the liquid formulas, it was really light and easy to apply, you could see if you’d missed any parts of your legs too which is always handy. It dried almost instantly and wasn't sticky at all, I also found it made my legs really soft! The packaging is a Read more

Cocoa Brown Review

Feb 15, 2015 | Recommended( yes) |

I was pleasantly surprised by the results from using Cocoa Brown self tan. As I am olive skinned I pick up a tan quite quickly ,however I don't like risking the sun bed so using self tan is the next best thing. Most other self tan products have a biscuit like smell but Cocoa Brown smelt more fresh. I like the idea of the packaging as it has that girly look about it. The mousse itself was super easy to use but I did need to rub it in quickly to avoid patches as I noticed it drying quickly! Once all rubbed in it looked really good. It did not make my knees look super dark like other tans have which is great as I moisturised just as much as I usually do! I only applied one layer and the colour was perfect for me, not orange just a lovely brown. Read more

The best fake tan mouse ever!

Feb 19, 2015 | Recommended( yes) |

Until now I have always preferred a fake tan where you can see it so the ones that come out brown but this is because I can never trust the tan not to be streaky! Well with Cocoa Brown I can! It's amazing! It goes on clear with a pale brown tint to the mouse and develops over the hour. As if that alone is not exciting enough the smell is absolutely divine! I have never ever found a fake tan that has a fruity smell. I am addicted to the smell of this it smells amazing! Usually I don't like applying my fake tan because of the smell so I only do it for going out but now I am putting it on every day after showering just because I love the smell! I did leave it and not re apply to check how it lasted and I got a full week out of the tan before I Read more

Love Cocoa Brown!

Feb 20, 2015 | Recommended( yes) |

Ok so working at EC I get to try alot of fake tan products. I tend to use a small amount of tan each day on my face to hide the pasty white skin and struggle to find one that has staying power or the right colour for my skin tone. This 1 hour tan is now my go to product, the colour is a perfect match for my olive skin tone and gives me a lovely, natural looking tan. It's great if I want to go makeup free but need some colour. The tan is great all over my body and doesn't smell or streak. It's a bargain at £7.99, easy to apply, streak free, no biscuit smell. The pictures speak a thousand words!

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Team (8)before and after


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