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St. Tropez Self Tan Express Advanced Bronzing Mousse

St. Tropez

Self Tan Express Advanced Bronzing Mousse

Item #: 2285145 Size: 6.7 oz

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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 71 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Creates even tan (43)
  • Easy to apply (43)
  • Natural tan (42)
  • Dries quickly (37)
  • Works quickly (35)

Cons

  • Bad odor (6)
  • Uneven tan (5)
  • Fades (4)
  • Greasy (4)
  • Uneven fade (4)

Best Uses

  • Body (42)
  • Face (13)
  • Quick-fix (11)
  • Weekly use (11)
  • Daily use (8)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (29), Budget shopper (26)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (5), 30 minutes (5)

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5.0

Awesome!

By Rob

from Mt Pleasant

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

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

    My favorite sales person recommended this because she uses it. It WORKS!

     
    1.0

    Come see off during shower

    By Morelle

    from Hartford, CT

    Pros

      Cons

      • Fades Quickly
      • Ineffective

      Best Uses

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

        I left this product on for two hours and it washed off immediately in the shower. Waste of money.

         
        4.0

        Flawless, bronzed, quick tan!

        By julxoxox

        from Philadelphia, PA

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Fades Quickly
        • Uneven Fade

        Best Uses

        • Body
        • Daily Use

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

        This product works great if you have somewhere to go and need to quick tan. Easy to apply and the tan guard washes off quickly in the shower, leaving a flawless bronze color. Only downside is that for me, if i didn't keep applying, it would faded and peel off my back/chest. My skin is naturally very dry so that could very well only apply to me. Otherwise, I loved this self-tanner and plan to use it again. I have tried many brands of self-tanner after I quit the tanning bed and this is by far my favorite.

         
        5.0

        Love it just wish it was cheaper

        By Mama

        from Post falls ID

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

        • Feels Greasy or Heavy

        Best Uses

        • Body
        • Face
        • Quick-Fix

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

        Love this product. Does leave you sticky feeling. But love that it's quick and easy to use and natural looking.

         
        5.0

        Best product

        By Sunny

        from Oregon

        About Me Brand Buyer

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Body
          • Face
          • Quick-Fix

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

          Works fast! Shows color with first application.

          (6 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

           
          4.0

          Unexpectedly Impressed

          By BBP007

          from Youngstown, Ohio

          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

          • Bad Odor

          Best Uses

          • Body
          • Face
          • Quick-Fix

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

          This is the first St Tropez tanner to work for me. I have tried everything from the gradual lotion to the Dark tanners. Haven't liked any until now.
          I originally fell for the idea of only leaving this tanner on for three hours, but now I actually just leave it on for 8 hours while I sleep in it.
          The smell, at first, is a bit overwhelming...Like a very strong soap, but after about an hour, I love the smell because it reminds me of sunblock, which I love.
          The guide color isn't ridiculously dark like some other tanners, but it also means I have to pay a little extra attention to where I'm applying.
          Application is a breeze. So easy. Even easy application on my hands. This mousse is a little heavier but dries down in about 20 minutes, which isn't too bad.
          The express mousse gets me darker than the dark version. The first time I rinsed it off, I wasn't entirely impressed, but as the day went on, I got darker and darker. And this stuff LASTS. I can scrub myself with exfoliating gloves and STILL walk out of the shower with color. It does not get patchy either. The color is smooth and gives great coverage. A little also goes a long way.
          I don't use this on my face too often because it tends to look slightly orange on my face, but I don't have that problem on my chest and arms. Strange.
          So bottom line is that I will stick with my Fake Bake Double Shot Espresso for my face but St Tropez Express for everywhere else. Good buy.

           
          5.0

          Great self tanner

          By FBaker

          from Tennessee

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Body
            • Face

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

            Great in the winter for your face or entire body. Does not streak.

             
            5.0

            Quick, Simple and Looks Great!

            By JennyOP

            from Columbus, OH

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Body
              • Quick-Fix

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

              I typically do not spend this much on this kind of thing. But I'm so glad I did. I have now bought 3 large bottles and told many others about the product. It made me feel comfortable wearing dresses to work (sans hosiery, of course!) all summer long, 2 summers so far!
              Each bottle lasted me the entire summer season.
              I used it only on arms and legs and found it was wonderful for both.
              Any product that helps me feel more beautiful and does it this effectively is worth every penny!

              (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              I will never buy this product again

              By Brittbford

              from Colorado

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                • Bad Odor
                • Feels Greasy or Heavy
                • Ineffective
                • Uneven Fade
                • Uneven Tan

                Best Uses

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

                  I had high hopes for this product but it did not do me justice. Feels sticky and gross not to mention if you get any water on yourself it comes off so easy and leaves you looking streaky. The Oder smells bad to. Did not work for me.

                  (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  4.0

                  Good color; easy to use. Cheaper than Mystic.

                  By B-Texas

                  from Texas

                  About Me Budget Buyer

                  Verified Buyer

                  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:

                    Twice per week

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                    • Q:

                      While this product is processing on your body for 1-3 hours, can you put clothes on or sit on furniture? Or do you literally have to be in a bikini standing up for 1-3 hours?
                      Asked on 2/1/2017 by Kayla from Portland, OR

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Allow a few minutes for the mousse to fully absorb into your skin prior to getting dressed - no need to wait the full 1-3 hours. :-)

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

                      Will this express be the same color darkness as the original version of dark mousse after 3 hours? Or is it still classic bronze even after 3 hours? Thanks. (I want the darker color)
                      Asked on 1/26/2017 by Maria from NJ

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        If you'd like a darker tan, we recommend leaving Self Tan Express Advanced Bronzing Mousse on for 3 hours to allow your tan to fully develop to its deepest, darkest bronze.

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

                      I recently purchased express advanced bronzing mousse and have some questions. First when it says to rinse off after desired hour do I was with soap like I normally would in the shower? Also how often should I exfoliate as other products I've used said doing so stripes away the tan? Can I use lotion everyday with the tanning product? Lastly how often do you think the tanning lotion should be applied to maintain color?
                      Asked on 1/26/2017 by Heather from Warwick,ri

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        1. Yes, shower as you normally would to rinse off the mousse.
                        2. Exfoliating your skin after your tan develops might affect the life span of your tan, but you can maintain your tan by reapplying the mousse every 3 days or as frequently as desired.
                        3. Yes, we recommend moisturizing your skin daily after your tan develops to help maintain your tan. We suggest using the Tan Optimiser Body Moisturiser for best results.
                        4. You can maintain your tan by reapplying the mousse every 3 days or as frequently as desired.

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

                      what is the difference between the express advanced bronzing self tanner mousse and the classic bronzing mousse??? I am extremely pale and need something that will look natural.
                      Asked on 1/22/2017 by heather from warwick, ri

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Self Tan Classic Bronzing Mousse features a traditional formula and mode of application, while Self Tan Express Advanced Bronzing Mousse allows you to control your depth of tan, for a light sunkissed glow in just 1 hour, or leave on for up to 3 hours for a deeper, darker bronze, to suit your skin tone. We would suggest this formula, as it gives you more control over your depth of color. :-)

                        Answered on 1/23/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      This really is the best self tanner I have ever used! Getting ready to use again...I used it a few days ago but am going on a trip and would like to tan again. Do I exfoliate again and will it still come out even.
                      Asked on 10/3/2016 by Beadorable from South Florida

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, it's always a good idea to exfoliate prior to application - that way, you can ensure smooth, even results! :-) We are so glad you're loving it!

                        Answered on 10/6/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                    • Q:

                      Is this tinted ?
                      Asked on 8/9/2016 by Tracy

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Yes, it features a tint so you can see where you are applying it.

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

                      Does this product have an expiration date? Will the can I bought last summer still work this year?
                      Asked on 6/26/2016 by Maddie from Chicago, US

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        On the back of your mousse bottle, you will see a symbol where it shows a sign indicating 12M. So the product will last for 12 months once opened. Unopened, it will last forever as long as the product has been stored in a cool, dry place at a consistent temperature. Once opened and exposed to oxygen, the product will be at its best for 12 months.

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

                      Is it water resistant? Can I swim with it on and the tan not come off or look blotchy?
                      Asked on 6/1/2016 by Sam from Jonesboro, Ar

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

                      Is this on the waterproof side? I am going through menopause and get hot flashes really bad and am worried about it sweating off or streaking when you sweat???or what if you go swimming will it come off? All my other self tanners come off or sweat off on to my clothes.
                      Asked on 5/24/2016 by Blondee50 from Michigan

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        Self Tan Express Advanced Bronzing Mousse is not waterproof, so we recommend allowing enough time for your color to develop prior to sweating, swimming, or showering. 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.

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

                      After you've rinsed it off will this still get on clothes?
                      Asked on 5/15/2016 by SamRam from Houma, La

                      1 answer

                      • Staff Expert

                        A:

                        No, after you shower, there is no risk of transfer onto clothing.

                        Answered on 5/19/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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