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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 102 reviews)

86%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Creates even tan (71)
  • Easy to apply (69)
  • Natural tan (68)
  • Works quickly (58)
  • Dries quickly (55)

Cons

  • Bad odor (10)
  • Fades (8)
  • Uneven tan (7)
  • Uneven fade (6)
  • Doesn't work (5)

Best Uses

  • Body (69)
  • Face (25)
  • Quick-fix (20)
  • Weekly use (13)
  • Daily use (11)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (43), Budget shopper (35)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (5), 30 minutes (5)

Reviewed by 102 customers

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4.0

I would buy this again

By Jules

from Soddy daisy TN

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Face

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

    Love this product! Have no complaints

     
    4.0

    Satisfied

    By **fakebaker**

    from Abingdon, VA

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Creates Even Tan
    • Natural Tan
    • Not Greasy

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Body
      • Quick-Fix

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

      Great product, provides pretty, golden, natural looking tan! Goes on evenly with the tanning mitt. My only complaint is that it takes about 10-15 minutes to dry.

       
      5.0

      By Zetka

      from Lake in the Hills il

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

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

      Cons

        Best Uses

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

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Great for novices

          By Amy

          from Australia

          About Me Brand Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

          • Bad Odor

          Best Uses

          • Body
          • Face

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

          I was very anti-fake tanning until I tried this product. As long as I exfoliate and moisturise thoroughly it gives me the most even, natural and well fading tan. I leave it on for 3 hours and like that it has a guide when applying. By the second day the smell has faded and almost unnoticeable, especially because I moisturise twice a day to maintain it which masks the smell. Must use a good quality mit!

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          Best Tan Ever

          By LuvMyTanInACan

          from North Carolina

          About Me Budget 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 typically try cheaper versions of cosmetics before plunging into the more pricey brands like St. Tropez, but in this instance, none of the other self tanning products I have tried compare as far as the color quality, instant result, and pleasant smell throughout the entire processing of the tan! I will only use this product from here out...and plan to extend use through the entire year! Who says you have to be pale in winter?!

             
            5.0

            really works!

            By Robin

            from Roscoe, Il

            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:

            This worked great with one application!
            Really natural deep tan color. Took a while to dry. Felt a little tacky and had a bit of odor but not bad if I put it on before bed and shower in the morning. You don't need it on over night, that's just whatI did.

            (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

             
            2.0

            Doesn't stay on skin

            By Nat

            from Kansas City

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Reviewer

            Pros

            • Creates Even Tan
            • Easy To Apply
            • Works Quickly

            Cons

            • Fades Quickly
            • Ineffective

            Best Uses

            • Body

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

            I followed the application directions and waited the 3 hours before washing it off. As soon as I showered the tanner immediately washed off of my legs. This product I wouldn't recommend following th directions if you want to keep your tan.

            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Love this self tanner so much!!

            By Halley

            from Charleston, SC

            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 Express Advanced Bronzing Mousse:

              This tanner is not orange, it's not streaky, and it goes on very evenly and naturally. I bought this product instead of the St. Tropez gradual tanner in dark because I read multiple reviews from people who were loyal to the latter, but switched to the former because they loved it more. I would typically not buy a product that claims to do the same job as other products, but faster. However, given the reviews that I read, I bought this one. I did the whole sha-bang: exfoliated with the St. Tropez exfoliating mitt 24 hours before, applied the product with their mitt, and left it on for three hours. I saw a review that said it goes on green, which to be fair, is kind of true. HOWEVER, this is only indicative of the fact that this self tanner will work best for those who have yellow undertones. To contrast that, Tarte's Brazilliance has red undertones, and does not look natural on me. So I would say that if you are pink-toned, go for that one or Loving Tan. I imagine that if you were to use this product then it would tend to make you look orangey or yellowy. It doesn't look orangey on me because when I tan naturally I tend to get that yellowy golden hue to my skin, so this tanner looks great on me. Other than the whole color thing, it smells good and it goes on very smoothly. My skin genuinely looks like I tanned in the sun, because there's no overly tan spots on my knees, elbows, feet, or hands. It worked particularly well on my face, which is an area of my body that will just NOT tan in the sun or tanning bed. So this product really helped me achieve the tan I've always wanted: an evenly golden body!

               
              5.0

              This product is great

              By Jelena

              from San Diego

              About Me Brand 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 Express Advanced Bronzing Mousse:

                Finally a self tanner that works and doesn't make me look orange!!! It dries up quick and doesn't rub off onto my clothes or sheets. Highly recommended.

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                3.0

                good color, bad fading

                By Baby A

                from Boston

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

                Color is really good and natural but it fades horribly. It's very splotchy while it fades. You can't shave anywhere you apply this or it comes right off. Looks good on upper body but it's really hard to keep this looking good on your legs and feet. My feet hold the color for days after my legs fade. I've used lotion and coconut oil prior to application on dry spots hoping to avoid it. Color on legs only lasts about a day.

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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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