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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 66 reviews)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Creates even tan (39)
  • Easy to apply (39)
  • Natural tan (38)
  • Dries quickly (35)
  • Not greasy (31)

Cons

  • Bad odor (6)
  • Uneven tan (5)
  • Greasy (3)
  • Uneven fade (3)

Best Uses

  • Body (38)
  • Face (11)
  • Weekly use (11)
  • Quick-fix (9)
  • Daily use (7)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (28), Budget shopper (23)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (5), 30 minutes (5)

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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!

       
      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

            (2 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Perfect for last minute plans!!

            By Rach

            from Philadelphia

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Body
              • Daily Use

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

              I recommend you exfoliate before use, and then apply regular moisturizer around the border of your palms and bottom of feet. Then apply with glove all over till you get the coverage you want and let it dry for a couple minutes. Then shower 3 hours after and apply moisturizer all over

              (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Great product

              By Taylor

              from San Diego

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Body
                • Face

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

                Great for a sunless natural tan. I'm in my third trimester and was feeling pale and this stuff really did the trick. Feels good to have a bronze glow! Easy to use. First time I've ever used a tanning mit

                 
                5.0

                The best self tanner that I have ever found!

                By Kehwey

                from Ocean Springs

                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
                  • Face

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

                  I use it on a weekly basis for a bit of color.

                   
                  5.0

                  no streaks!

                  By Cassy

                  from Alexandria, VA

                  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

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

                    Gave me a dark and even tan. I left it on for three hours.

                     
                    5.0

                    Works great and fast acting

                    By Nancy

                    from Cincinnati,ohio

                    About Me Brand Buyer

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Creates Even Tan
                    • 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:

                      So far this product worked the best out of all the st.tropez products we used.

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                      • 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
                      • Q:

                        About how long does a tan last with regular showering and moisturizing?
                        Asked on 5/6/2016 by Jaime from Eagle River, Ak

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          You should stay a good color for about 5 days to a week.

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

                        How long do the effects of one application last be fore you need to redo it?
                        Asked on 5/3/2016 by Lolo from Los Angeles, CA

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          You should stay a good color for about 5 days to a week.

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

                        Can I use this on my face?
                        Asked on 4/29/2016 by Megs from Pensacola, FL

                        1 answer

                        • Staff Expert

                          A:

                          Yes! For best results, apply using the Tan Applicator Mitt Face (Item #: 2258916).

                          Answered on 4/29/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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