Classic Dark Lotion

5.0 rating
26 reviews



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Calling all Xen-Tan lovers, your all-time favourite is back with a new look! Keeping our signature olive under toned result, we’ve infused our Classic Dark Lotion with longer-lasting DHA and NaturaTan+ to keep you bronzed for even longer!

Suitable for: Anyone searching for a dark, long lasting tan, from beginners to experienced Xen-Tan junkies.

  • Self-tanning lotion
  • Dark tinted guide colour
  • Dark resulting tan
  • Long-wearing
  • Cherry Almond Scent


Aqua, Dihydroxyacetone, Helianthus Annuus Seed Oil, Caramel, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glycerin, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate, CI 15985, Parfum, CI 16035, Dimethicone, Pentylene Glycol, Simmondsia Chinensis Seed Oil, Cetearyl Alcohol, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Cetyl Alcohol, CI 42090, Ceteareth-20, Glycine Soja Sterols, Linoleic Acid, Phospholipids, Erythrulose, DMDM Hydantoin, Melanin, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-di-t-butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Sodium Metabisulfite, Tocopheryl Acetate, Coumarin, Limonene, Disodium Phosphate, Polysorbate 60, Sodium Phosphate, Citric Acid, Glyoxal, Phenoxyethanol, Anthemis Nobilis Flower Extract, Ginkgo Biloba Leaf Extract, Silybum Marianum Extract.

This product does not contain parabens, sulfates, gluten or suncream.


How long will my tan last for?

7-10 days, the more you look after your skin throughout the process, the longer the tan!

How do I keep my skin from going scaly afterwards?

Classic Dark Lotion is a premium tan with the finest ingredients to prevent your skin from becoming “scaly.” We recommend keeping your skin exfoliated and moisturised to ensure the best results.

How easy is it to apply?

Our Classic Dark Lotion is super easy to apply! It’s lotion consistency gives you the perfect amount of time you need to blend.

Top Tanning Tips

Step 1:

Get your skin prepped with our Fresh Prep Scrub to ensure skin is free of any dead skin cells.

Step 2:

Lightly moisturise any dry areas; ankles, knees, elbows and hands. Remember to take a BEFORE photo to compare your results, we’d love to see!

Step 3:

Apply Classic Dark Lotion directly onto skin using Xen-Tan’s Luxury Tanning Mitt, it’s lotion consistency is perfect for giving you time to blend!

Lightly cover areas such as; hands, feet, knees, elbows and face.

Step 4:

Wait until touch dry before getting dressed.

Step 5:

Let Classic Dark Lotion work it’s magic for at least three hours before washing off!

Don’t forget to send us your results! #ClassicDarkLotion @xentan_uk on Instagram

To keep your tan lasting longer, moisturise daily and use our Fresh Prep Scrub to retain moisture in your skin.

We’d love to see your results!

#XenTanUK @xentan_uk on Instagram


5.0 rating
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5.0 rating
This tan smells so good!! It was very easy to use and gave me a lovely dark glow!
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F Smith
Have been using sunbeds for 20 years,but due to coronavirus all tanning salons closed.Had to resort to fake tan,which i would never normally do,as they all turn you orange and don't look natural.Bought xen tan dark lotion and wow! Not only does the colour look deep and natural,but not a streak in sight! Well done xen tan.You really have mastered tan in a bottle!
5.0 rating
5 stars all the way!! So impressed with results, with someone who uses sun beds religiously, I wanted that extra glow without the streaky fake look, and that’s exactly what I got!! Smells absolutely insane I’m just obsessed!! Will definitely be purchasing more!!
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Sophie Carter
This brand is the best I have ever used, I would happily only use this brand for the rest of my life! I swap and change between this one (Dark Weekly) and the Moroccan Tan as they give amazing but very different results. This is a deep, olive-toned tan, which makes you look as though you have had a tan for weeks and are left with a very natural golden glow, or that you are a natural tanner (total lie) and have an olive skin tone all year round. The guide colour isn't too dark which is a good indication of whether or not you've put on too much. Unlike the Moroccan tan, it takes a while to build up, but it is no problem as the more you put on, the softer your skin feels! My favourite aspect is probably the smell, as it's very almondy and almost leaves you smelling like a bakewell tart! It takes days to fade if you don't scrub your skin too hard, which means it doesn't have to be applied very often and lasts a long time. Every tan from Xen Tan is worth every penny and I will never use another brand again!
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Philippa Carroll
Dark Lotion is amazing. Lovely natural colour and the smell is divine. So easy to use and doesn't leave those nasty orange crease lines around elbows etc as it just fades naturally. Brilliant!!
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Lindsey Davies
In short, thee best fake tan on the market. And you can believe me when I say I have tried pretty much every brand out there! I first discovered fake tan when I was 15/16yrs old - I'm now 35 and been using Xen tan for two's been quite a journey to find 'the one'!. When pushed for time though, and particularly if I need to go out after tan application, I use the gradual version of Xen tan, which for me achieves exactly the same depth of colour as the lotion after two applications. Fades naturally, perfect olive colour, smells good, goes on perfect with gloves or mit. If you prefer to apply with bare hands, scrubbing them after with bicarbonate of soda ensures no giveaway tanned palms..
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Samantha Quigley
This is my absolute favourite tan! I could never use different one again! It gives a perfect natural olive tan, which I absolutely love! It's so easy to apply and doesn't go patchy at all! It has a gorgeous almond smell too, not that horrible biscuit smell most fake tans have. Definitely couldn't live without it and have recommended it to absolutely everyone! Ladies, trust me when I say, this is perfection in a bottle.
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Charlotte Rozier
This is my all time favourite fake tan, so much so that I recommended it to my friends and they are also now hooked! I have been using it for over 4 years now. It goes on so smoothly, I use latex gloves and make sure I rub in the fake tan really well in circular motions, I never have problems with streaks when I do this. I usually apply it in the evening then sleep with it on and wash it off in the morning. The colour is fab, it is not the usual orange fake tan colour, its more olive in tone and very natural looking. It is well worth the money - if you are questioning whether to purchase it or not DO IT :) you won't regret it!!
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Kristina Earley
To match all the other comments- best tan out there. Have tried and got on ok with many other tans but I LOVE this tan. I have also been using it for three years and had many friends move on to it. Hadn't applied in a month or so until last night and today I already had three comments from people asking where was I on holiday!! It is so natural looking it's just fab!
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Deborah Parker
I actually Love <3 this Sunless Tan.. I mean REALLY Love it!! I have tried many over the years but this brand is by far THE best ever... I use the Xen Tan Dark Lotion & it's beautiful... the smell, the consistency, the application & the result - all amazing! Having used this now for quite a while (years!), I would never use anything else & that's a fact. I suffer from Eczema too & have really sensitive skin & have NO reaction whatsoever - that's how I know this product is naturally beautiful. I love the gorgeous olive colour too & the way it fades naturally.. Cannot fault at all & have nothing but good things to say <3