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St. Tropez Self Tan Classic Bronzing Mousse

St. Tropez

Self Tan Classic Bronzing Mousse

4.0 oz

Item #: 2301293

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For St. Tropez's most iconic, natural and healthy looking tan, the newly formulated, lightweight, classic mousse tailors to your individual skin tone, for their longest-lasting tan in one application.

Key Benefits:
  • No self tan smell, with a mood-boosting fragrance
  • Streak-free and easy to apply
  • Quick-drying and non-sticky, with no transfer
  • Ultra-hydrating with even fade
Step 1: Exfoliate 24 hours prior to use. Immediately prior to application, moisturize any dry areas including elbows, knees, ankles and feet. Step 2: For best results, apply using St. Tropez's Tan Applicator Mitt in long sweeping motions, starting at the ankles and working your way up. Then for your back, turn the mitt back to front and start applying in the same way. Ensure all areas are covered before lightly gliding any excess tan from the Mitt over your hands and feet. Step 3: Wait until touch dry before getting dressed. Step 4: Allow 4-8 hours before showering to reveal your developed tan. Step 5: To prolong and maintain your tan, moisturize daily, exfoliate regularly and reapply as desired.
Aqua (Water), Dihydroxyacetone, PPG-5-Ceteth-20, Propylene Glycol, Glycerin, Ethoxydiglycol, Coco-Glucoside, Caramel, Phenoxyethanol, Parfum, Sodium Metabisulfite, Hydrolyzed Jojoba Esters, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Tocopherol, Decylene Glycol, Caprylyl Glycol, d-limonene, Anisyl Alcohol, Sodium Hydroxide, Linalool, Hexyl Cinnamal, Benzyl Salicylate, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Citronellol, Hydroxycitronellal, Alpha-isomethyl Ionone, Coumarin, CI 14700 (Red 4), CI 19140 (Yellow 5), CI 42090 (Blue 1).

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St. TropezSelf Tan Classic Bronzing Mousse
 
4.6

(based on 191 reviews)

95%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Natural tan (97)
  • Creates even tan (96)
  • Easy to apply (94)
  • Dries quickly (84)
  • Not greasy (80)

Cons

  • Fades (9)
  • Uneven fade (9)
  • Bad odor (5)
  • Doesn't work (4)
  • Uneven tan (4)

Best Uses

  • Body (98)
  • Daily use (36)
  • Face (33)
  • Weekly use (33)
  • Quick-fix (28)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (70), Brand buyer (68)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (30), 10 minutes (18), 1+ hour (6)

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5.0

Love love love

By GVSUgirl

from Grand Rapids, MI

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Reviewer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Body

    Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Classic Bronzing Mousse:

    I have vitiligo, a skin pigmentation disorder that causes me to have patches of skin with no pigment. I have a hard time finding self tanners that I can apply without appearing fake. But this is the first product that I've tried that looked absolutely natural, not cakey, and had amazing results! Definitely buying again since I've ran out!!

     
    5.0

    Love!

    By Ryann

    from Oklahoma

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Body
      • Daily Use
      • Face
      • Quick-Fix

      Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Classic Bronzing Mousse:

      This is the easiest to apply by far and has the best color for a very pale person and even when applying more for a darker color it never turns my skin orange!

       
      4.0

      I would buy this product again

      By Michele

      from Ohio

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Body

        Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Classic Bronzing Mousse:

        A little smell but overall great product

         
        2.0

        Not What I Was Hoping For

        By Caro85

        from NJ

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Easy To Apply

        Cons

        • Unnatural Color

        Best Uses

        • Face

        Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Classic Bronzing Mousse:

        The first time you apply the product it feels nice and you have a great tan; however, the day after it looks uneven and orange. Your skin feels extremely dry when using this. Then after a few days I applied again and I ended up looking like an ompa loompa.

         
        5.0

        BEST. PRODUCT. EVER.

        By CaseyLS

        from St Louis, MO

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Body
          • Face

          Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Classic Bronzing Mousse:

          I used to get spray or airbrush tans, which are quick and easy but unfortunately tend to make me look as though I have vitiligo when they start to fade (not even joking, one time my boyfriend asked me if I had eczema on my face). I also kept some Sally Hanson Airbrush Legs around in case of a bare-legs emergency. Those methods worked fine, but I will never do either again after finding this product. It is perfection. Goes on evenly (even though my skin can be dry and patchy), dries quickly, and darkens throughout the day. It DOES rinse off a little in the shower, but I can tell I definitely still have some on. TBH, I think even professional spray tans "wash off" in the shower if you look at the water, but it doesn't wash away your whole tan. The best part about this product though is how it fades - EVENLY and BEAUTIFULLY. No patches, no streaks. Just a slow fade like a real tan. I use it once a week to keep a non-Casper look about me during the winter, twice if I have an event I want to look particularly tan or even-skinned-toned for. Hugely recommend! (For reference, my skin is kind of a light to medium olive tone, and yes - I use the mit!)

           
          5.0

          love this!

          By Sara

          from MO

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Creates Even Tan
          • Easy To Apply
          • Natural Tan

          Cons

          • slight oder after the product has dried

          Best Uses

            Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Classic Bronzing Mousse:

            The product is a bit pricey but worth the money, it gave me a very natural tan and stayed for about 4 days, this is my favorite self tanner I have tried!

             
            5.0

            Hands down best self tanner ever!

            By Missy

            from Lawton, Ok

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Also smells great!
            • Creates Even Tan
            • Doesn't Clog Pores
            • Dries Quickly
            • Easy To Apply
            • Natural Tan
            • Not Greasy
            • Works Quickly

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Body
              • Quick-Fix

              Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Classic Bronzing Mousse:

              Best self tanner I have ever tried! Super easy to apply, smells great, blends easily and looks natural. No streaking and no orange after glow.

               
              5.0

              Best self tanner I ever bought

              By SuzyQ

              from Pa

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Body
                • Face

                Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Classic Bronzing Mousse:

                It does have an odor but all tanners that work do. Easy to apply and lasts a long time....I use a brush to apply to face and it is awesome ....have to apply 2-3 times a week if you want to look tan.

                 
                5.0

                This stuff is Ahhh-Mazzing!

                By Lisa

                from California

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Body

                  Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Classic Bronzing Mousse:

                  St.Tropez self tanning mousse is the best!!!!!! I've been using this line for years and despite trying other ones just because I come back to this one every time!!! The application is super easy (the mitt is a MUST BTW) and the color is perfect!! The smell is ok, not great but not the worst, and honestly what self tanner smells good anyway?! Overall this self tanner beats all the rest!!!

                   
                  5.0

                  Really Fantastic!

                  By Maddie

                  from Palm Bay, Fl

                  About Me Budget Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Body
                    • Face

                    Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Classic Bronzing Mousse:

                    First of all, this is the first tanner that I have ever used. I am very pale naturally and have a hard time tanning from regular sun exposure. I was SUPER nervous to use this out of fear of turning orange. I applied two coats with the mitt (DEFINITELY worth $6) after moisturizing my ankles, hands, elbows, knees, and face. I let it dry for 4 hours (minimum because I'm so pale) the color pay off was BEAUTIFUL. I then showered and noticed that the majority of it did come off. This is the only downfall. Even though a lot of it did come off, what remained was still a very natural looking tan. Because I wanted it to be a little darker I applied one more coat the next morning and went to work with it on (doesn't really smell like anything so nobody noticed) and by the end of the day it looked great even after showering and some coming off. Definitely a fan of this and will continue to use it.

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                    • Q:

                      Can this mousse be mixed with moisturizer for more of a gradual tan use?
                      Asked on 12/27/2016 by HHT from Tennessee

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        You can use this product in conjunction with the Tan Optimiser Body Moisturiser for excellent results.

                        Immediately before tanning apply St. Tropez Body Moisturizer to any dry areas (elbows, knees, ankles, feet & hands) to protect. Apply your St. Tropez Tan as instructed. For best results, moisturize daily and exfoliate once or twice a week.

                        Answered on 12/28/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      Is one able to still apply moisturizer and/or sunscreen after using this product without it more quickly wearing off?
                      Asked on 7/30/2016 by kleo199 from Pittsburgh, Pa

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        You may prefer to apply it at nighttime, as it is not recommended to apply sunscreen or moisturizer until after allowing 4-8 hours for your tan to develop.

                        Answered on 8/1/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      How many applications would I get from the 4 and 8 ounce bottles?
                      Asked on 6/21/2016 by Jennifer from Wisconsin

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Though this may vary due to individual factors, typically, the 4 oz. size provides 3-5 full body applications, and the 8 oz. size provides 6-8 full body applications.

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

                      How long does the tan last?
                      Asked on 6/13/2016 by Jackie from Chicago

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Up to 10 days with correct aftercare! :-)

                        Answered on 6/15/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      How well does this do in chlorinated water?
                      Asked on 6/13/2016 by Heather from Murfreesboro, TN

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Chlorinated water will speed the wear of your tan. We recommend to use the Gradual Self Tanner to boost color and hydration after swimming in a chlorinated pool.

                        Answered on 6/15/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      Is this a gradual self tanner or does it show up right away? Also is it water proof?
                      Asked on 6/3/2016 by S from Ma

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Allow 4-8 hours before showering to reveal your developed tan.

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

                      If I only plan to use this on my legs, how much use would the 1.69oz bottle get me?
                      Asked on 6/3/2016 by Haley from Columbus, OH

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        In general, you will get approximately 1-2 full body applications from an 1.69 oz mousse.

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

                      Does the self tanning classic come with the mit?
                      Asked on 6/1/2016 by Alexis from Mississippi

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        The Applicator Mitt (Item #: 2256006) is sold separately.

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

                      Will this ware off onto white clothing?
                      Asked on 5/20/2016 by Jess from Boston, MA

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Self Tan Classic Bronzing Mousse features a quick-drying and non-sticky formula, with no transfer. Allow to fully dry before dressing.

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

                      Becausing I don't like damaging my skin but want a summer glow will it show up on medium skin tones?
                      Asked on 5/4/2016 by Curious from San Diego, CA

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, it will! If you prefer a deeper tan, try the Self Tan Dark Bronzing Mousse (Item #: 2301298).

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