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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
Sophie's Pro Tips: Make sure waxing is completed 24 hours prior to any self-tan application to ensure a perfect even finish. Use a wet cleansing wipe/cloth immediately after self-tan application to prevent unwanted staining on the nails and palms.
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
 
4.5

(based on 295 reviews)

92%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (154)
  • Natural tan (153)
  • Creates even tan (150)
  • Dries quickly (135)
  • Works quickly (125)

Cons

  • Fades (19)
  • Uneven fade (16)
  • Bad odor (10)
  • Unnatural color (9)
  • Uneven tan (8)

Best Uses

  • Body (158)
  • Face (50)
  • Daily use (42)
  • Quick-fix (39)
  • Weekly use (33)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (103), Budget shopper (99)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (30), 10 minutes (18), 1+ hour (6)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (33)

Reviewed by 295 customers

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3.0

It's ok

By Lacy

from Syracuse

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

  • Bad Odor
  • Fades Quickly
  • Uneven Fade

Best Uses

  • Body

Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Classic Bronzing Mousse:

Expensive for outcome

 
5.0

Excellent product

By Mary

from Michigan

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

    Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Classic Bronzing Mousse:

    This self tanner is so easy to apply. I also bought the mitt so it doesn't streak . It goes on with color so you can see where it's applied. It lasts a week & looks very natural. Excellent!!

     
    5.0

    I will buy again!!

    By Mel

    from Asheville, NC

    About Me Brand 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:

      I love this self tanner!!!! I tried more expensive brands but they left me orange.

       
      5.0

      LOVE

      By Chelsea

      from Fort Worth TX

      Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Classic Bronzing Mousse:

      I'm extremely fair skinned and have hated every sunless tanning product I've ever tried until I bought this. It didn't look Orange at all. Will definitely repurchase!

       
      5.0

      Best self tanner ever!!

      By mel bel

      from Nampa idaho

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Body
        • Quick-Fix

        Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Classic Bronzing Mousse:

        exfoliating and moisturizing is a must! very important before applying

         
        1.0

        Extreme Disappointment

        By MK

        from Salt Lake City, UT

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Pros

          Cons

          • Bad Odor
          • Fades Quickly
          • Uneven Fade
          • Uneven Tan

          Best Uses

            Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Classic Bronzing Mousse:

            I'm fair skinned and don't tan on my own. I've been searching for a good self tanner for awhile and after reading all the great reviews for this product and seeing it in many videos I decided to give it a try. My first use I immediately noticed the horrible smell it produced. I applied it with a mitt and it took a little while for the color to develop. When it did it was very dark in some areas and almost completely transparent in others. It was streaky and I also developed itchy bumps all over my arms and legs from it. This is the worst and I mean the worst self tanner I have ever tried, you're better off with something from the drugstore. Seriously, don't waste your money on this product.

             
            5.0

            I use it every week, love it!

            By JessNaza

            from Washington DC

            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

            • none

            Best Uses

            • Body
            • Face

            Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Classic Bronzing Mousse:

            I've used St Tropez for a couple of months now so I thought I'd leave a review! I've had mediocre experiences with cheaper fake tanning products in the past. After friend recommended St Tropez and my favorite beauty blogger recommended St Tropez, I went ahead and bought an 8 oz bottle and mitt.

            About me and my prep: I use 6 pumps on my legs/feet, 6 on my torso, 4 on my arms, 1 more for feet/hands/face in that order. I am naturally fair skinned and freckled but will tan easily and without burning/peeling. My undertones are pink and my overall skin tone is cold and not at all yellow. I shower and extensively exfoliate with a sugar scrub. Then I moisturize my whole body, focusing a deep moisturizer on my elbows, feet, hands and knees before tanning. I have had zero issues with discoloration in these areas and I think its because I follow all the recommendations on YouTube!

            I was worried the fake tan would turn me orange but it gave me a very nice olive glow that looks extremely natural. I've yet to see a streak or a mistake- my husband helps me apply on my back and shoulders. I also apply on my face- this was nerve wracking at first but it looks fantastic. I've been doing that for weeks and had no outbreaks or skin issues.

            The product does not stink. It smells mildly like... bread (? warm and not sweet..?) if you put your face up to your arm but it is far less noticeable than the smell you get after being in a tanning bed. It dries quickly and after I'm done applying, I'm in my pajamas within 5 mins and I go straight to bed. It's not sticky or tacky or stinky. There are no stains on my pillow or PJs. Basically, I'm in love with this stuff and I don't think I'll venture out to try another brand because this one is so great!

            Absolutely buy the mitt. No product gets through to your fingers! It holds juuuuust enough product to run over hands and toes and face after you're done applying to your body! It doesn't waste any!

             
            5.0

            The Right Amount of Tan

            By Nancy I

            from New Jersey

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

            • Fades Quickly

            Best Uses

            • Body

            Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Classic Bronzing Mousse:

            So I was a skeptic when it came to self-tanning especially since I've had such horrible experiences with past products. That was until I tried St Tropez. I didn't understand what all the hype was about until I bought one myself and now I am a believer. I used it with the application mitt and found the product to deliver on an unstreaky, natural looking tan without the strong tanning smell. I use it once a week to just give me a little bit of color so my legs aren't so blinding when I wear shorts. I feel that it holds up fairly well and fades to a natural glow and doesn't become streaky like others I've tried. I am a believer now and probably will be using this product throughout the year to just maintain the glow.

             
            1.0

            I would not buy this product again.

            By Annie

            from Glen Mills,pa

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Easy To Apply
            • Natural Tan

            Cons

            • Fades Quickly

            Best Uses

              Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Classic Bronzing Mousse:

              Applied product. Let it dry completely before dressing. hours later I realized it was rubbing off on my clothes. Then, showering and moisturizing (about 12 hrs later) totally removed the tan .what a disappointment!

               
              4.0

              Impressed, overall

              By Tiltnbosgal

              from Nashua, NH

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

              • Slight Smell

              Best Uses

              • Body
              • Quick-Fix

              Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Classic Bronzing Mousse:

              I researched this before buying and since it had the best reviews, I got it.
              I found it to be slightly "tacky" for awhile after use, but not transferable (unless wet). I know it claims not to have a smell, but there is one. Its not overbearing but its there. Ive applied it at night and noticed a change by morning. Doesnt fade too fast and its pretty even overall. The color is the most natural Ive applied.

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              39 Questions | 39 Answers
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              • Q:

                How many oz do you need to do your whole body ?
                Asked on 6/26/2017 by Pale Princess from undisclosed

                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 7/11/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
              • Q:

                how much of the st. tropez classic mousse do I need to use on each leg?
                Asked on 6/15/2017 by superstarr from Chicago, Il.

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  It may vary by individual, but typically about 2 pumps per leg should do it! :-)

                  Answered on 7/11/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
              • Q:

                let's say it's the 6th day will the tan start getting patchy and i'll start getting white blobs again?
                Asked on 6/7/2017 by melanie from glendora ca

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  Your tan can last up to 10 days with correct aftercare! :-)

                  Answered on 6/9/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
              • Q:

                Can you swim with this on? Or will it come off?
                Asked on 6/7/2017 by Emily from undisclosed

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  After applying, avoid swimming for 4-8 hours to allow your tan to fully develop. After your tan has developed, you're good to go!

                  Answered on 6/9/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
              • Q:

                Can I use this on my face?
                Asked on 6/6/2017 by Mari from Washington

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  Yes! Apply using the Tan Applicator Mitt Face (Item #: 2258916) for best results.

                  Answered on 6/9/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
              • Q:

                Is this a daily tanner or do u put on everyday and it gets darker as the days past or u have to reapply
                Asked on 5/29/2017 by Selftanner from Walburg NC

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  Results last up to 10 days with correct aftercare! :-) You can certainly re-apply as needed to help maintain your color.

                  Answered on 5/31/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
              • Q:

                Can it be used on face?
                Asked on 5/27/2017 by J from S.C.

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  Yes! Apply using the Tan Applicator Mitt Face (Item #: 2258916) for best results.

                  Answered on 5/31/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
              • Q:

                Does it rub off on clothing?
                Asked on 5/15/2017 by Jean from Morganton NC

                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 5/18/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
              • Q:

                Can I use oil to moisture my body instead of lotion?
                Asked on 5/14/2017 by GG from Albuquerque

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  No, oils are not recommended during the mousse application process as they will interfere with the self-tan development. Always used a non-oil-based moisturizer on dry areas like the hands and feet pre-mousse application. Once your self-tan mousse has fully developed (8 hours), moisturizer that contains oil can then be used all over to maintain your glow after showering and bathing.

                  Answered on 5/18/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
              • Q:

                When using this product and showering 8 hours after, will scrubbing with your soap effect the tan?
                Asked on 4/22/2017 by dazyluv17 from euless,Tx

                1 answer

                • Staff Expert

                  A:

                  We recommend exfoliating prior to application rather than post-application. This will ensure smooth and even application. Too much exfoliation after your color develops could cause your tan to fade more quickly.

                  Answered on 4/24/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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