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St. Tropez In-Shower Gradual Tan

St. Tropez

In-Shower Gradual Tan

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Item #: 2290947 Size: 6.7 oz

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Add a sun kissed glow to you shower routine. With sweet almond oil, the St. Tropez In-Shower Gradual Tan is clinically proven to hydrate skin for up to 24 hours, while developing a natural looking streak-free golden glow. Specially formulated to lather and glide evenly and smoothly over wet skin. This lotion uses a 100% natural tanning agent and is also paraben, sulphate and phthalate free. After showering, the self tan actives will naturally start to work, developing gradually and deepening with regular reapplication within the shower.
Fully cleanse and wash in a warm shower. With the shower off, generously apply the product in circular motions with your hands to wet skin to create an even coverage. Wash palms after application. Wait 3 minutes. Fully rinse off with warm water only. Gently dry yourself, before getting dressed. After showering, the self-tan actives will naturally start to work, developing gradually and deepening with regular reapplication within the shower.
Aqua (Water), Dihydroxyacetone, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Diethylhexyl Sodium Sulfosuccinate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Glycerin, Decyl Glucoside, Ethoxydiglycol, Sodium Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Parfum (Fragrance), Propylene Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Chloride, Coco-Glucoside, Glyceryl Oleate, Isohexadecane, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-DI-t-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Glyceryl Laurate, PEG-18 Glyceryl Oleate/Cocoate, Polysorbate 80, Caramel, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Decylene Glycol, Caprylyl Glycol, Sodium Hydroxide, Geraniol, Linalool, Limonene, Alphaisomethyl Ionone, Coumarin.

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St. TropezIn-Shower Gradual Tan
 
3.0

(based on 187 reviews)

49%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (58)
  • Easy to apply (50)
  • Creates even tan (37)
  • Effective (31)
  • Lightweight (30)

Cons

  • Not effective (41)
  • Doesn't work (23)
  • Fades (9)
  • Uneven tan (9)
  • Complicated to use (5)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (62)
  • Body (46)
  • Women (21)
  • On-the-go (10)
  • Men (9)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (81), Budget shopper (46)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (50), 1+ hour (21), 10 minutes (11)

Reviewed by 187 customers

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1.0

Did not work

By SweetDarlin

from Raleigh NC

About Me Brand Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Apply
  • Not Greasy

Cons

  • Ineffective

Best Uses

    Comments about St. Tropez In-Shower Gradual Tan:

    I purchased this product with high hopes, sadly I was let down. I followed the instructions on the bottle exactly and was left with no color. I tried this product everyday for two weeks straight in hopes to give it a chance, however I still saw no results. The product doesn't have a nasty smell and I love that it's paraben and sulfate free, but those are about the only two things that I liked. In the end it just didn't work and I would recommend looking for another product.

     
    1.0

    Followed directions every time- didn't work :/

    By Ashley the tanning addict

    from Illinois

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

      Cons

      • Ineffective

      Best Uses

        Comments about St. Tropez In-Shower Gradual Tan:

        Didn't work.

         
        4.0

        Subtle but nice

        By Cusser13

        from Denver

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Creates Even Tan
        • Easy To Apply
        • Natural Tan
        • Not Greasy
        • Works Quickly

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Body
          • Daily Use

          Comments about St. Tropez In-Shower Gradual Tan:

          Gave me a nice glow leading up to the holidays. You have to use 4 days in a row to have a desired tan look.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Good product

          By Jamie

          from Texas

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

          • Creates Even Tan
          • Dries Quickly
          • Works Quickly

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Body

            Comments about St. Tropez In-Shower Gradual Tan:

            I have used this for three days and I have a nice color. I like how you can use it in the shower and it's not sticky like the lotions are.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            broke out after every use

            By champagnecoloredeyes

            from NJ

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply

            Cons

            • Clogs Pores
            • Fades Quickly
            • Uneven Tan

            Best Uses

            • Body

            Comments about St. Tropez In-Shower Gradual Tan:

            I keep reading reviews claiming it doesn't clog your pores, but I found it did clog mine and cause breakouts. I have fair very sensitive skin and I found myself having breakouts after using this product all over my face, back, arms, thighs, buttocks, etc. I've used other products from this company without any bad reactions. It just appears to be this product. So be warned if you have extra sensitive skin. As far as the product itself, it does work to an extent. I don't feel it looks as even as other products from this company. It also fades quickly.

             
            1.0

            No

            By Dorota

            from Denver

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Ineffective

              Best Uses

                Comments about St. Tropez In-Shower Gradual Tan:

                Not effective

                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Best self tanner nice scent

                By Ashley

                from Boca Raton FL

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Creates Even Tan
                • Easy To Apply
                • Natural Tan
                • Nice scent
                • Works Quickly

                Cons

                • Expensive and Ulta coupons don't apply

                Best Uses

                • Body

                Comments about St. Tropez In-Shower Gradual Tan:

                Nice scent
                Even tan

                 
                1.0

                didn't do anything

                By ljo

                from san francisco

                Comments about St. Tropez In-Shower Gradual Tan:

                this product was absolutely useless. i followed the instructions but it didn't add any color whatsoever. bummer.

                 
                5.0

                Better than expected

                By KP

                from Petaluma, CA

                About Me Brand Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Creates Even Tan
                • Natural Tan
                • Works Quickly

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Body

                  Comments about St. Tropez In-Shower Gradual Tan:

                  I was surprised with how well this product works. It does leave the scent of sunless tanner on your skin so be cautious when using but it works very well.

                   
                  5.0

                  So easy to use!

                  By Ashley Boyd

                  from Washington, NC

                  About Me Budget Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Creates Even Tan
                  • Easy To Apply

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Body

                    Comments about St. Tropez In-Shower Gradual Tan:

                    I've used the foam for months and decided to give this a try! Followed the directions as instructed and it was even and a beautiful glow! Love how I can do this in the shower.

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                    15 Questions | 15 Answers
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                    • Q:

                      Should I towel dry before applying this product? It should I be soaking wet in the shower?
                      Asked on 8/15/2016 by Coliemayporter from Carson, CA

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Your skin should be wet. Here are the full usage directions:

                        Fully cleanse and wash in a warm shower. With the shower off, generously apply the product in circular motions with your hands to wet skin to create an even coverage. Wash palms after application. Wait 3 minutes. Fully rinse off with warm water only. Gently dry yourself, before getting dressed. After showering, the self-tan actives will naturally start to work, developing gradually and deepening with regular reapplication within the shower.

                        Answered on 8/15/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      Can I use sunscreen after applying this? Or do you have to stay inside on the days you use this?
                      Asked on 8/9/2016 by Nessah131

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        In-Shower Gradual Tan provides moisturizing benefits. We do not recommend applying an additional moisturizer or sunscreen after it, as this could negatively affect product performance. You could certainly use it at night, and then apply sunscreen as usual in the AM, which would allow the color to fully develop overnight. We hope this info helps!

                        Answered on 8/15/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      Once you get out of the shower and dry off, will the product rub off on the towel?
                      Asked on 7/28/2016 by Candee from Indianapolis, IN

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        As long as you fully rinse off In-Shower Gradual Tan after 3 minutes (with warm water only), it should not discolor your towel.

                        Answered on 7/28/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      Can you use on face
                      Asked on 6/16/2016 by Bren711 from NH

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, you can! We recommend applying using the Tan Applicator Mitt Face (Item #: 2258916) for best results.

                        Answered on 7/28/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      Is the product best applied using the applicator mitt or by hand?
                      Asked on 6/2/2016 by St Tropez Newbie from Toronto, ON

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        We recommend using the Applicator Mitt (Item #: 2256006) for best results!

                        Answered on 6/14/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      How often are you supposed to use the product?
                      Asked on 6/1/2016 by Melissa

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        To maintain your tan, re-apply a few times a week.

                        Answered on 6/14/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      After tan develops can you apply regular moisturizer and sunscreen as normal?
                      Asked on 4/28/2016 by Kristi from North Carolina

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        In-Shower Gradual Tan provides moisturizing benefits. We do not recommend applying an additional moisturizer, as this could negatively affect product performance. We hope this info helps!

                        Answered on 5/13/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      How is the best way to apply to face?
                      Asked on 3/25/2016 by Amy from Maryland

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        We recommend applying using the Tan Applicator Mitt Face (Item #: 2258916) for best results.

                        Answered on 4/1/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      How often can you exfoliate after using this product ,are you supposed to exfoliate after using it the first time? I read somewhere that the tan won't take unless you exfoliate before applications.
                      Asked on 3/19/2016 by boots from syracuse, ny

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        We do recommend exfoliating prior to application to ensure smooth, even color. You can exfoliate before each subsequent application.

                        Answered on 4/1/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      How long does the color last after the third consecutive day of application?
                      Asked on 3/14/2016 by Isa

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        This can vary by individual and is dependent on frequency of bathing/swimming, exfoliating, etc. To maintain your tan, re-apply a few times a week.

                        Answered on 3/15/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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