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Gradual Tan Pre Shower Mousse

St. Tropez

Gradual Tan Pre Shower Mousse

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St Tropez Gradual Tan Pre Shower Mousse is a revolutionary and hydrating mousse that is quick and easy to apply and fits perfectly into your daily routine. Its luxurious foam texture is applied to dry skin, with a subtle sheen to ensure no patches are missed. After allowing to set for ONE MINUTE, simply shower as normal and your subtle, natural looking, sun-kissed glow will gradually develop over 8 hours. Apply daily to build your ultimate depth of tan, as desired. Formulated with jojoba extract, it nourishes skin and is clinically proven to hydrate all day. Apply, shower and be ready to glow.


Step 1: Before showering, pump the mousse into your hands or onto our applicator mitt and smooth over dry skin, carefully applying all over the body to ensure even coverage.
Step 2: Once your full body is covered, wash the palms of hands thoroughly, immediately after use.
Step 3: Wait one minute before getting skin wet, then shower as normal.

Tip: For a deeper glow, you may leave the mousse setting for 2-5 minutes. Leaving it longer than 5 minutes prior to showering is not recommended. Tanning development time and color may vary.

Precautions: Carry out a patch test 24 hours prior to use. Wash palms after use. Gradual tan may stain. Do not apply to broken or irritated skin. Stop if irritation occurs. Do not get in eyes, if you do rinse well with water. Do not leave the mousse on skin for more than 5 minutes. Avoid contact with eyes and lips. Store below 30°C/86°F.
Aqua (Water/Eau), Dihydroxyacetone, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Propylene Glycol, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Glycerin, PPG-5-Ceteth-20, Coco-Glucoside, Isopentyldiol, Divinyldimethicone/Dimethicone Copolymer, Phenoxyethanol, Parfum (Fragrance), Sodium Chloride, Betaine, Sodium Metabisulfite, Poloxamer 338, PPG-12/SMDI Copolymer, Hydrolyzed Jojoba Esters, Tocopherol, Caprylyl Glycol, Decylene Glycol, Geraniol, Linalool, C12-13 Pareth-23, C12-13 Pareth-3, Limonene, Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone.

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St. TropezGradual Tan Pre Shower Mousse
 
3.0

(based on 20 reviews)

50%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (9)
  • Creates even tan (7)
  • Natural tan (6)
  • Works quickly (5)
  • Dries quickly (4)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (7)

Best Uses

  • Body (8)
  • Daily use (6)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (5), Budget shopper (5)

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1.0

Does not work

By love st tropez

from Little Rock, AR

About Me Brand Buyer

Pros

    Cons

    • Ineffective
    • Unnatural Color

    Best Uses

    • Body

    Comments about St. Tropez Gradual Tan Pre Shower Mousse:

    This does not work. It leaves my skin slightly red, not tan like the other St. Tropez products. Terrible! Waste of money

    (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    This Does Work But...

    By MzVikkee

    from Winston-Salem, NC

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

    • Feels Greasy or Heavy
    • Uneven Fade

    Best Uses

    • Body

    Comments about St. Tropez Gradual Tan Pre Shower Mousse:

    Let's start off with this will work but the one minute claim is deceiving. I've left this on 1 hour for a light tan and then a full 8 hours for a tropical tan. I guess I never fell for the one minute claim from the get go. I would recommend at least an hour before showering. Normally I apply on Friday nights and I get up on Saturday and shower and I have a deep golden tan. I don't notice any odor and I always use a mitt so it applies evening. It's sticky to start off with so I recommend standing in front of a fan for a few minutes before going to bed. You will need to exfoliate it off after a few days because it doesn't fade in an even manner.

     
    1.0

    Does not work

    By Kim

    from Pa

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Pros

    • Dries Quickly
    • Easy To Apply
    • Not Greasy

    Cons

    • Ineffective

    Best Uses

      Comments about St. Tropez Gradual Tan Pre Shower Mousse:

      I really wish I read the reviews online before purchasing this product but instead I followed the advice of the sales lady who told me this was top rated. Maybe the St Tropez brand is top rated but this product certainly is not. I used as directed and also left on for longer and longer periods of time and after a week I have no tan whatsoever. I want to add that I am very fair skinned as well so I thought something would be better than nothing but this product has given me absolutely zero color.

       
      1.0

      Doesn't Work

      By Shanda

      from Jacksonville, FL

      Pros

        Cons

        • Ineffective

        Best Uses

          Comments about St. Tropez Gradual Tan Pre Shower Mousse:

          I was highly disappointed that this product didn't work because i love that you use it before you shower so that you aren't sticky ,smelly or sitting around waiting for it to set in! but sadly this didnt do anything for me. I have almost finished the whole bottle.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          2.0

          Did not work

          By Annag

          from Kansas

          Comments about St. Tropez Gradual Tan Pre Shower Mousse:

          I was excited about this product but it didn't work for me at all. I've used over half the bottle and don't notice I difference. I even left it on for not like 10 min and the color still did not develop.

          (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          2.0

          I would not recommend this product; it does not work.

          By Angela

          from Orlando

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Apply
          • Good Smell

          Cons

          • Ineffective
          • Very thick and dries very quickly

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use

          Comments about St. Tropez Gradual Tan Pre Shower Mousse:

          I have been using this product for a few weeks now and I have typically been applying it 1-2X a day and leaving it on for more than 5 minutes each time (more like 10 minutes) and it has shown very little results. I would recommend using Jergens Natural Glow moisturizer instead for a minimal commitment and minimal effort tan.

          (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Doesn't work

          By Big Red

          from Las Cruces, NM

          Pros

            Cons

            • Ineffective

            Best Uses

              Comments about St. Tropez Gradual Tan Pre Shower Mousse:

              I've used half the bottle, applying every night before I shower. I followed the directions, leaving it on for one minute before washing. I have had no results. Other reviewers said to leave it on for a long period of time for it to work, but if I wanted to leave a product on I would have purchased a product that was made to do so. I don't like the sticky feel left behind by the self tanners that you leave on. I thought this was the perfect product for me, but it doesn't work as it is advertised. Very disappointed. Why advertise a one minute product if it needs three hours to work? Frustrating. I want my money back.

              (9 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Omg! Amazing!!

              By Amy

              from Raleigh, NC

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Pros

              • Creates Even Tan
              • Easy To Apply
              • Natural Tan

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Body
                • Face

                Comments about St. Tropez Gradual Tan Pre Shower Mousse:

                As a natural Red head with extremely pale skin, I literally have tried every sunless tanning product that exsists. I read ALL the reviews on this one minute pre tanning mousse and based on that was very skeptical to try it. I'm so glad I didn't let any negative comments keep me from trying it for myself.

                First off I noticed that there is relatively no odor to this stuff at all. None. It is a thicker mousse than others I've used. I really like that because it seems easier to apply the product. The company claims that you don't have to exfoliate or moisturize prior to application so I didn't. The mousse is white in color, as well and because it's thicker in consistency it doesn't "slop" all over like other self tanning mousses I use. I applied with a mitt and would recommend the same.

                Admittedly, I did wait 30ish min before showering and rinsing it off the first day based on reviews that said one minute doesn't get results. I could see a darker shade of white processing within 3-4 hours. After 8 hours, I had a nice, natural fair glow. Honestly, I would've been happy with the results after just one application. As I said, I am very fair skinned so one application gave great results for me. I did a second day and the tan processed even darker-still natural looking. (I only waited a couple min to rinse after applying the second day). I love this stuff and I'm a believer!

                Note: I can see why people with darker skin tones may not see or like the results after only one application. It is a gradual tanning product so if you have darker skin, you need to use it consecutive days (they recommend 3) in a row.

                (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Leave it on 20 minutes longer for a deeper tan

                By Zara

                from 90120

                About Me Budget Buyer

                Pros

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

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Body
                  • Daily Use
                  • Face

                  Comments about St. Tropez Gradual Tan Pre Shower Mousse:

                  I like this product. The first few times I used it and didn't see results after 1 minute. Now I make sure I wear it longer and wait 25 minutes before I shower. It works and the tan lasts for days. I don't see any uneven steaks and it doesn't fade splotchy. I recommend this product

                  (2 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  1.0

                  Doesn't work!

                  By Allie

                  from Kentucky

                  Comments about St. Tropez Gradual Tan Pre Shower Mousse:

                  I've tried this on 3 different occasions and saw no results at all. The first time I let it sit for 1 minute like it says to and got nothing. Left it for a bit longer the other 2 times and still saw no results. Waste of money!

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                  • Q:

                    Once I get to my desired level, if I shower between uses or get my legs wet the day after I tan will it come off?
                    Asked on 5/7/2018 by Lizi from Washington

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      No. Just wait 8 hours after application before showering.

                      Answered on 5/29/2018 by Official Answer from St. Tropez from Brand Answer
                  • Q:

                    Will the product still work if I use soap when I shower after application?
                    Asked on 3/25/2018 by Cheri from San Diego

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Yes, just do not use body oils or loofah.

                      Answered on 3/27/2018 by Anonymous
                  • Q:

                    If you are applying to dry skin, what if your skin had let's say Josie Maran body butter on it during the day and you go to shower at night, can you apply this on skin that has had a body butter or moisturizer applied earlier that day? Will it work or not create a tan??? I just purchased two bottles of this.
                    Asked on 3/3/2018 by Carmen from OH

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      Absolutely fine, we just don't want you applying over FRESHLY moisturized skin. If moisturizer was applied 8 hours prior and you cannot feel the body butter on the skin then application will be fine even without a shower. Always remove deodorant and other products that remain and appear to be on the skin prior to self tan application.

                      Answered on 3/6/2018 by Anonymous
                  • Q:

                    Is it okay to leave on for several hours, or even overnight before showering? And will that give you a deeper tan?
                    Asked on 3/3/2018 by Happy from Kansas City, Missouri

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      This product is created for expedited development, so would strongly recommend to shower within ten minutes of application. It is a Gradual Tan product, so needs to be used consecutive days to build your tan.

                      If you want a deeper tan you can shower off in 1-3 hours, I would recommend St.Tropez Express Bronzing Mousse.

                      Answered on 3/5/2018 by Anonymous
                  • Q:

                    How long does the tan last after application?
                    Asked on 3/1/2018 by Makeup Newbie from South Dakota

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      The product needs to be applied for 3 consecutive days to build a tan. Depending on activity level, your tan will last up to 3 days. After achieving desired color through consecutive use, we recommend reapplying every 2-3 days to maintain.

                      Answered on 3/2/2018 by Anonymous
                  • Q:

                    How long do I need to wait to be able to apply a moisturizer?
                    Asked on 2/26/2018 by Kelly from Tega Cay, SC

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      You can apply moisturizer immediately following your shower, however, the product is quite hydrating, so not necessary.

                      Answered on 2/27/2018 by Anonymous
                  • Q:

                    Are you supposed to exfoliate before use?
                    Asked on 2/22/2018 by amy from Long Island ny

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      It is not necessary to exfoliate the day of use.

                      Answered on 2/26/2018 by Anonymous
                  • Q:

                    Is there a recommended period of time you should wait before shaving? Also, is okay to use this directly after going to the gym?
                    Asked on 2/7/2018 by Mel from Florida

                    1 answer

                    • Brand Expert

                      A:

                      You may shave the day before or 8 hours post application. Alternatively, you can use St. Tropez In Shower Medium on the days you wish to shave.

                      It is perfectly okay to use post gym, just towel off completely prior to application.

                      Answered on 2/26/2018 by Anonymous
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