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St. Tropez Self Tan Express Advanced Bronzing Mousse

St. Tropez

Self Tan Express Advanced Bronzing Mousse

6.7 oz Item 2285145

Control your depth of tan with St. Tropez's most advanced formula yet for a natural, healthy looking tan that lasts for days. Wait just 1 hour before showering for a light sunkissed glow, 2 hours for a medium golden tan, or leave on for up to 3 hours for a deeper, darker bronze, to suit your skin tone.

Key Benefits:
  • No self tan smell, with St. Tropez's new 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. Decide which shade you require by showering within the first three hours. TOP TIP - When you take your first shower, just rinse and refrain from using any shower/bath products.


 

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 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 1, 2 or 3 hours depending on your desired shade, before showering to reveal your developed tan. Your tan will then continue to develop for up to 8 hours. Step 5: To prolong and maintain your tan, moisturize daily, exfoliate regularly and reapply as desired.
Aqua (Water), Dihydroxyacetone, Caramel, Propylene Glycol, Ethoxydiglycol, Glycerin, PPG-5-Ceteth-20, Decyl Glucoside, Phenoxyethanol, Melanin, Parfum (Fragrance), Hydroxyethylcellulose, Dimethyl Isosorbide, Sodium Metabisulfite, Ethylhexylglycerin, Linalool, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Alpha-isomethyl Ionone, Potassium Sorbate, Citric Acid, CI 14700 (Red 4), CI 19140 (Yellow 5), CI 42090 (Blue 1).

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St. TropezSelf Tan Express Advanced Bronzing Mousse
 
4.4

(based on 116 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Creates even tan (83)
  • Easy to apply (81)
  • Natural tan (80)
  • Works quickly (69)
  • Dries quickly (63)

Cons

  • Fades (11)
  • Bad odor (10)
  • Uneven fade (9)
  • Uneven tan (8)
  • Doesn't work (5)

Best Uses

  • Body (83)
  • Face (31)
  • Quick-fix (25)
  • Daily use (13)
  • Weekly use (13)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (49), Budget shopper (41)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (5), 30 minutes (5)

Reviewed by 116 customers

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5.0

I have been buying this for the last year I love it

By Doll

from Frisco, tx

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

  • Uneven Fade

Best Uses

  • Body
  • Daily Use
  • Quick-Fix

Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Express Advanced Bronzing Mousse:

I use this about once a week, it takes 5-6 days to fade off, it's amazing but make sure you apply it the right way or it gets streaky, always buy the mit with it.

 
5.0

I swear by this stuff

By Jen

from Plano, TX

About Me Budget Buyer

Verified Reviewer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Body
    • Quick-Fix

    Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Express Advanced Bronzing Mousse:

    Worth the money. The color is as natural as I've ever had from a bottle. You can apply in the afternoon and look great that evening and it lasts a good 2-3 days before you'll start to see some fading. I've even done a double application - morning, rinse, afternoon, rinse - for a darker look. I was looking for an alternative to Versa and Mystic, neither of which ever satisfied me for color or even application, and this beats them all. Even at the luxury brand price point, it's a far better value than I got from any tanning salon.

     
    4.0

    Great

    By Nicole

    from Tampa, FL

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Doesn't Clog Pores
    • Dries Quickly
    • Not Greasy

    Cons

    • Fades Quickly
    • Uneven Tan

    Best Uses

    • Body
    • Face

    Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Express Advanced Bronzing Mousse:

    So when I put it on on Friday night it was great. Looked all even and it didn't look dark at all though. I left it on for 3 hours then washed it off like it said to and I felt like it washed all of it off because the water was brown Saturday morning I woke up and I was so tan!!!! It was a really pretty tan but only lasted one shower. Made me stink a little but over all a great product.

     
    5.0

    The only tanner for me

    By Karen

    from Texas

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Body

      Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Express Advanced Bronzing Mousse:

      This is great stuff! Best I've ever found and I've tried so many tanners! One application is all it takes and lasts for days! Very even , very simple . Color is good and deeper in one application than 3 applications of other brands! I love fast, easy and effective and this is it! And since it only takes one application approx every 6-7 days the bottle lasts quite a while . I love it!

       
      5.0

      I will continue to buy

      By Amanda

      from Tennessee

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

        • Body

        Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Express Advanced Bronzing Mousse:

        I love this product!

         
        5.0

        Good color.

        By Memr

        from Charleston SC

        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
          • Quick-Fix

          Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Express Advanced Bronzing Mousse:

          Have used this brand for years. I have tried many other brands in similar price range. This is my favorite and best by far. I don't even shop other brands for a tan I only use This brand for s natural looking tan.

           
          5.0

          LOVE! SO QUICK!

          By Sarah

          from New Orleans, LA

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Reviewer

          Pros

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

          Cons

          • Fades Quickly
          • Uneven Fade

          Best Uses

          • Body
          • Face

          Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Express Advanced Bronzing Mousse:

          I have tried the normal Tanning Mousse and jumped for the Express to try and get a quicker tan not having to sleep in it!! I LOVE THIS! I love that I don't have to leave it on long. It does fade after 3 days or so, and the fade is so weird and uneven, especially in my arm pits!!! Maybe it's my deodorant?? The first time I washed it off after 2 hours along with the guide color and was sad to see pale pasty skin...BUT it truly developed over the next few hours and looked GREAT!

           
          5.0

          Best tanner on the market

          By BabyBoomer

          from Massillon Ohio

          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
            • Quick-Fix

            Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Express Advanced Bronzing Mousse:

            Love the deep tanner and the regular tanner. Goes on smoothly and gives a nice even color. No smell but is a little drying so moisturize after.

             
            5.0

            I love this product. Gives yout color quickly and evenly!

            By Britni

            from Collierville, TN

            Verified 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 Express Advanced Bronzing Mousse:

              I use this ever 2 to 3 days and love it! I feel nice and tan without going to tan!

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              4.0

              Pleased with results

              By Lena

              from Naples, FL

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Body
                • Face

                Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Express Advanced Bronzing Mousse:

                I generally find applying self tanners a nuisance and don't bother with them. After reading many positive reviews I decided to give it a try. I was somewhat intrigued by the brand itself as well. I did not purchase the mitt and wore latex gloves, I believe this gave me more control, especially applying to the face. The mousse smelled nice and had a greenish tint, but once applied, looked like natural tan. It took about 20 minutes for it to feel dry and about an hour later my skin started smelling the way most self tanners smell. I suppose there is no escaping it. After three hours I rinsed it off and the water was running brown, but the color that developed looked even, natural and lovely. Can't comment on how even it will stay or how quickly it will fade, but at the moment I feel quite pleased and have no regrets purchasing this product and investing the time to apply it. Upon initial application I used a damp cotton pad to wipe elbows and ankles just in case. I gave it 4 stars instead of 5 because of the high price and odor which was definitely there once the product dried.

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                • Q:

                  does it come off when swimming?
                  Asked on 6/16/2017 by Brooke from Walker, LA

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Allow the color to fully develop (1-3 hours, depending on the level of color you wish to achieve) prior to swimming. After that, it won't come off!

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

                  I applied this product at 7pm. Is it crucial to rinse off at the 3 to 4 hour time? If I leave it on all night and take a normal shower in the morning will my tan look natural? Does it stop processing at some point or does it continue to get darker and darker?

                  Thank you
                  Asked on 6/9/2017 by Jenn27 from Billerica, Ma

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    You can leave it on without rinsing with no adverse effect, just note that you will see a guide color (tint) on your skin.

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

                  I'm really pale and I'll be going on a rafting trip soon. Is it okay to swim with this on??
                  Asked on 5/30/2017 by Bri from US

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Allow the color to fully develop (1-3 hours, depending on the level of color you wish to achieve) prior to swimming.

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

                  If used every 4-5 days, how long does one bottle of this product usually last?
                  Asked on 5/21/2017 by Ann from undisclosed

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Depending on your size and skin type- drier the skin the more product used. In general, you will get approximately 5-7 full body applications from an 6.7 oz mousse.

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

                  Is the express mousse darker than the dark mousse? I want the darkest tan possible, I'm already tan but want more for a trip. I have used the dark mousse before but I'm hoping the express is darker?
                  Asked on 5/18/2017 by Hallie from San Diego, US

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    They are comparable. To get the deepest, darkest results, just ensure that you wait 3 hours before rinsing! You'll love the results! :-)

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

                  I always buy the dark mousse and love the color! I want to try this since it is express. My question is will this one get as dark as the dark mousse?
                  Asked on 5/13/2017 by Noel from coast of NC

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    To get the deepest, darkest results, just ensure that you wait 3 hours before rinsing! You'll love the results! :-)

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

                  Can I put this on in the morning and leave it on all day without showering if I am going to be busy.
                  Asked on 5/12/2017 by Lakearb from undisclosed

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, you can leave it on without rinsing, just note that you will see a guide color (tint) on your skin.

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

                  Can you use this for more than one application?
                  Asked on 5/9/2017 by E from Sc

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Depending on your size and skin type- drier the skin the more product used. In general, you will get approximately 5-7 full body applications from an 6.7 oz mousse.

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

                  Does this product contain walnut oil?
                  Asked on 5/1/2017 by mollym

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    It is not a listed ingredient; however, it is always a good idea to review the ingredients list provided within the product description with your physician if you have any concerns prior to use.

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

                  I have very pale skin and put the St Tropez Self Tanning Express on for about 1 hour before washing it off. I wish to go darker but it has only been about 4 hours since I first put it on, is it too soon to apply another layer? How long should I wait in between applications?
                  Asked on 4/25/2017 by Ally from Scotland, ON

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    You can reapply daily until you've reached your desired depth of color.

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