It sprays like a jet of plain brown water (no fine mist here). This is not a nice sunkissed bronze. I don't know how much sun protection it offers because it dripped from my body, It left my skin covered in brown streaks and it stained my clothes. Smell acceptable. I thought maybe it was expired but it wasn't. Mine was LOT 90937 EXP 2022-NO. Not eligible for return.