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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.

Sophie's Pro Tips: Always start from the bottom of your body and work your way up. To tan your hands- Once you have covered your whole body and your hands have been washed, rub the back of your hand over a large area of the body that has been covered well. This is an excellent product to maintain a real and a self-tan. TOP TIP- Waiting longer than 3 minutes will give you a slightly deeper glow.
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 205 reviews)

48%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (62)
  • Easy to use (58)
  • Creates even tan (43)
  • Natural tan (34)
  • Not greasy (32)

Cons

  • Not effective (41)
  • Doesn't work (33)
  • Fades (11)
  • Uneven tan (11)
  • Bad odor (5)

Best Uses

  • Daily use (66)
  • Body (54)
  • Women (21)
  • On-the-go (10)
  • Men (9)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (89), Budget shopper (53)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (50), 1+ hour (21), 10 minutes (11)

Reviewed by 205 customers

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3.0

It work okaaaayyyy.... not the greatest, but not the worst.

By Cookiekrys03

from Conway, AR

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Dries Quickly
  • Easy To Apply
  • Works Quickly

Cons

  • Fades Quickly
  • Uneven Tan

Best Uses

  • Quick-Fix

Comments about St. Tropez In-Shower Gradual Tan:

It works okay. I bought in on sale, plus I love the idea of using it in the shower. It doesn't give you a great amount of color, but it provides a boost if you already use self-tanners or have a spray tan. It can give you an uneven tan, if you're not careful & it fades pretty quickly.

 
1.0

Returning

By Busy Mom

from Burbank CA

Verified Buyer

Pros

    Cons

    • Ineffective

    Best Uses

      Comments about St. Tropez In-Shower Gradual Tan:

      I love St. Tropez. I use there classic mousse in deep, however I wanted something faster and easier to use because I'm a busy mom. I thought this seemed like the answer! Tan in the shower?! Heck yeah! This product was very easy to use, however it does not do anything AT ALL. I gave it three tries with zero results. Not one touch of color. I hope that St. Tropez can tweet this and one day have it working because the idea behind it is great! Until then, I found a Jergens tan that works wonders in 60 seconds for real! I'll stick with that for now and will return my St. Tropez when I get home. I'm so thankful that ULTA is awesome!

       
      3.0

      Very easy haven't seen any changes not sure it is working.

      By pamdance

      from tallahassee

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Easy To Apply
      • Works Quickly

      Cons

      • haven't seen any changes I have tried it twice

      Best Uses

        Comments about St. Tropez In-Shower Gradual Tan:

        Very easy to apply, not sure it is working for me. I haven't seen any changes but have only used two times.

         
        1.0

        Do not waste your money

        By Nan

        from Northern New Jersey

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Ineffective

          Best Uses

            Comments about St. Tropez In-Shower Gradual Tan:

            Some San Tropez rep talked me into buying this product against my better judgement. I am very fair skinned and you can usually see a difference in color with in a use or two of any other self tanner on my skin. This did nothing after using half the bottle. My skin hasnt changed a shade at all. Thank god my Ulta is awesome and let me return it. Don't waste your time or money this products is worthless.

             
            1.0

            Can't Tell Any Difference

            By Lisa

            from Knoxville, Tn

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

              Cons

              • Ineffective

              Best Uses

                Comments about St. Tropez In-Shower Gradual Tan:

                I have used this product now for 5 days. I honestly cannot tell any difference. I was hoping it would work. I love the idea of tanning while in the shower if only it had worked. I even left it on longer.

                 
                4.0

                I love this!

                By St Tropez Sun

                from Buffalo, NY

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Body

                  Comments about St. Tropez In-Shower Gradual Tan:

                  I love this, it is really easy to apply and doesn't make your tan streaky at all, doesn't have a bad scent to it and definitely doesn't smell like your typical fake tan. I got the light/medium and gives my skin a lovely golden glow, don't look orange or unnatural at all. It is really easy to use in the shower and fades evenly, I use the St Tropez gradual tan moisturiser with this as well just to give it an extra boost.

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Great coverage!! No streaking or spots!!

                  By Kim

                  from Quincy, Massachusetts

                  About Me Budget Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Body
                    • Daily Use

                    Comments about St. Tropez In-Shower Gradual Tan:

                    Fastest easiest great coverage real looking fake tan!

                     
                    5.0

                    I would buy again

                    By KJ

                    from Michigan

                    About Me Brand Buyer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Creates Even Tan
                    • Doesn't Clog Pores
                    • Easy To Apply
                    • Natural Tan
                    • Not Greasy
                    • Works Quickly

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Body
                      • Daily Use

                      Comments about St. Tropez In-Shower Gradual Tan:

                      This is a great product

                       
                      1.0

                      Horrible product!

                      By Micha

                      from Cocoa Beach, FL

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Apply

                      Cons

                      • Didn't work at all
                      • Ineffective
                      • Leaves dark spots

                      Best Uses

                      • Body

                      Comments about St. Tropez In-Shower Gradual Tan:

                      Purchased this product based on reviews, but the only pro is it is easy to apply. I used every day and it didn't tan my legs at all. But beware you will get dark spots on feet and ankles.

                       
                      5.0

                      Loving this so far!

                      By Jen

                      from Orlando, Fl.

                      About Me Budget Buyer

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Creates Even Tan
                      • Doesn't Clog Pores
                      • Easy To Apply
                      • Natural Tan

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                        • Body
                        • Daily Use

                        Comments about St. Tropez In-Shower Gradual Tan:

                        I was looking for a more natural way to tan before my wedding when I came across this product. I hate the smell of regular self tanners, like most I suspect, so the idea of it washing on and off in shower grabbed my attention. I've been using this product for a week so far and I'm loving it. The smell is perfect and the gradual color is natural.

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                        • Q:

                          Can this be used in conjunction with other tanners? I would be using this in the shower then later that evening applying bare minerals self tanner.
                          Asked on 2/23/2017 by Leahbia from Mpls, mn

                          1 answer

                          • Staff Expert

                            A:

                            We would suggest using as your sole self tanner rather than alongside self tanners of other brands for best results.

                            Answered on 3/20/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                        • 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
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