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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
 
3.5

(based on 14 reviews)

64%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Creates even tan (6)
  • Easy to apply (6)
  • Natural tan (6)
  • Works quickly (5)
  • Dries quickly (3)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (3)

Best Uses

  • Body (6)
  • Daily use (5)
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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.

      (3 of 3 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 3 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!

          (3 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          NEVER BUY THIS PRODUCT

          By Ella

          from United Kingdom

          Pros

            Cons

            • Ineffective
            • Unnatural Color

            Best Uses

              Comments about St. Tropez Gradual Tan Pre Shower Mousse:

              I used this product over three days and each day, nothing happened, apart from to my hands which are bright orange! I applied it with my hands but made sure to wash it off of them as I knew they would go an unnatural colour but unfortunately that has happened. I waited longer than 20 minutes on all three days of use, so the '1 minute' part of it is all lies. There's no change in colour on any part of my body other than my hands. i would NOT recommended buying this product I am extremely disappointed with the results

              (2 of 5 customers found this review helpful)

               
              1.0

              I would not buy this product again.

              By Kriss

              from Cincinnati, Ohio

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Pros

                Cons

                • Ineffective

                Best Uses

                  Comments about St. Tropez Gradual Tan Pre Shower Mousse:

                  I have applied this three times, and received no color whatsoever. This product was a waste, and did absolutely nothing. I had really high hopes, and really wanted this to work, as it would be extremely convenient. But unfortunately, that was not the case.

                  (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  Love this. So quick and easy!

                  By June

                  from San Jose, CA

                  About Me Budget Buyer

                  Pros

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

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Body
                    • Daily Use

                    Comments about St. Tropez Gradual Tan Pre Shower Mousse:

                    I tried this for the first time at the weekend and it was so quick and easy to use versus every other product I've tried. I'm a mom of 2 kids, so I don't have time to tan like I used to and my skin is looking pale and tired. So this takes the edge off of my pasty winter skin in no time and makes me feel a lot healthier.

                    (1 of 13 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    4.0

                    like it but dont always have the time

                    By Debbie

                    from Toms River NJ

                    Comments about St. Tropez Gradual Tan Pre Shower Mousse:

                    I havr had the same bottle for almost a year. It hard to find thr time to put it on hrs before you shower. they need to make a formula that will develope in 20 mins. for some reason it doesn't work that well on really fair skin. I have read it in reviews and tried on my friend who is lke a ghost. it works great for me. I am light skinned. I either leave on 4 hrs or overnight. the tan does last for 5-7 days so its great for vacations. does not make my face break out.

                    (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    So simply to use

                    By Alibe

                    from NYC

                    Comments about St. Tropez Gradual Tan Pre Shower Mousse:

                    I love this product!!! I used the In Shower products before and they work but I did not like having to wait 3 mins in the shower (already wet). Now I just turn on the water, lather this mouse all over my skin with my hands, wash my hands and jump in the shower. I noticed a light tan after 2 days of use and it gets deeper each consecutive day I use. I shower everyday so it's so easy to make this part of my shower routine

                    (4 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                     
                    5.0

                    Perfect addition to my morning routine!

                    By Holly

                    from CA

                    About Me Budget Buyer

                    Pros

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

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Body
                      • Daily Use

                      Comments about St. Tropez Gradual Tan Pre Shower Mousse:

                      I am always very busy and can never really find the time to use fake tan but this is a game changer! I simply apply it all over in the morning before I get in the shower, wait one minute, and then get in and rinse off! It gave me a gorgeous, natural colour after just 3 days use - will definitely be buying again, so affordable!

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                      • 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

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                        • 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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