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St. TropezIn-Shower Gradual Tan

St. Tropez

In-Shower Gradual Tan

6.7 oz Item 2290947

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Add a sun kissed glow to you shower routine. With sweet almond oil, the St. Tropez In-Shower Gradual Tan is clinically proven to hydrate skin for up to 24 hours, while developing a natural looking streak-free golden glow. Specially formulated to lather and glide evenly and smoothly over wet skin. This lotion uses a 100% natural tanning agent and is also paraben, sulphate and phthalate free. After showering, the self tan actives will naturally start to work, developing gradually and deepening with regular reapplication within the shower.

Sophie's Pro Tips: Always start from the bottom of your body and work your way up. To tan your hands- Once you have covered your whole body and your hands have been washed, rub the back of your hand over a large area of the body that has been covered well. This is an excellent product to maintain a real and a self-tan. TOP TIP- Waiting longer than 3 minutes will give you a slightly deeper glow.
Fully cleanse and wash in a warm shower. With the shower off, generously apply the product in circular motions with your hands to wet skin to create an even coverage. Wash palms after application. Wait 3 minutes. Fully rinse off with warm water only. Gently dry yourself, before getting dressed. After showering, the self-tan actives will naturally start to work, developing gradually and deepening with regular reapplication within the shower.
Aqua (Water), Dihydroxyacetone, Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Diethylhexyl Sodium Sulfosuccinate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Glycerin, Decyl Glucoside, Ethoxydiglycol, Sodium Acrylate/Sodium Acryloyldimethyl Taurate Copolymer, Parfum (Fragrance), Propylene Glycol, Phenoxyethanol, Sodium Chloride, Coco-Glucoside, Glyceryl Oleate, Isohexadecane, Pentaerythrityl Tetra-DI-t-Butyl Hydroxyhydrocinnamate, Glyceryl Laurate, PEG-18 Glyceryl Oleate/Cocoate, Polysorbate 80, Caramel, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Decylene Glycol, Caprylyl Glycol, Sodium Hydroxide, Geraniol, Linalool, Limonene, Alphaisomethyl Ionone, Coumarin.

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St. TropezIn-Shower Gradual Tan
 
2.9

(based on 260 reviews)

47%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to apply (86)
  • Creates even tan (62)
  • Easy to use (58)
  • Natural tan (53)
  • Not greasy (47)

Cons

  • Doesn't work (54)
  • Not effective (41)
  • Fades (14)
  • Bad odor (12)
  • Uneven tan (12)

Best Uses

  • Body (81)
  • Daily use (79)
  • Women (21)
  • Face (12)
  • On-the-go (10)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (108), Budget shopper (63)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (50), 1+ hour (21), 10 minutes (11)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (13)

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1.0

Left my skin with a burn like looking rash

By Halee

from Ohio

Comments about St. Tropez In-Shower Gradual Tan:

This stuff left my skin with a huge blotchy rash that almost looked like it was a burn mark. It also gave me no color whatsoever.

 
4.0

Color Keeper

By AzLady369

from Chandler Arizona

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • 3 Minutes in Shower
  • Creates Even Tan
  • Doesn't Clog Pores
  • Easy To Apply
  • Natural Tan
  • Not Greasy
  • Works Quickly

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Body
    • Face
    • Use When Shower

    Comments about St. Tropez In-Shower Gradual Tan:

    I use the medium to dark shower Tanner.
    Before you are ready to get out of the shower...turn shower off...stay in shower and apply to legs, arms & face. Let it stay on your body for 3 minutes then turn shower back on and rinse off. That's it. You will keep a nice natural tan color at all times.

     
    1.0

    Burned my face

    By sabsflores

    from Glendale, NY

    Comments about St. Tropez In-Shower Gradual Tan:

    Beware. This product is on sale for a reason. The reason is, it burns. I used it as instructed, and my chest and face started burning, so much so that my face looked like a hot red tomato for hours. Stay far away from this product. I am returning it today.

    (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

     
    1.0

    No color difference

    By LKap

    from Miami

    About Me Brand Buyer

    Pros

    • Doesn't Clog Pores
    • Easy To Apply
    • Not Greasy

    Cons

    • Ineffective

    Best Uses

    • Body

    Comments about St. Tropez In-Shower Gradual Tan:

    The product is completely ineffective. No color change plus you have to stand in the shower and freeze while the product sits on your skin. Bad concept, even worse results.

     
    1.0

    Can't rate it low enough

    By Macklemore

    from Alabamaslammer

    About Me Budget Buyer

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Easy To Apply

    Cons

    • Ineffective

    Best Uses

      Comments about St. Tropez In-Shower Gradual Tan:

      So it works- but sitting in the shower for the 3 minutes before you can rinse is awful.

      (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

       
      1.0

      Doesn't work, even on ultra fair skin

      By Danni

      from .CA

      About Me Budget Buyer

      Verified Reviewer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Ineffective

        Best Uses

          Comments about St. Tropez In-Shower Gradual Tan:

          I wanted to try something that would look natural on my ultra pale skin, but even after 4 uses exactly as instructed, this stuff didn't work. I'm translucent like a jellyfish, so any hint of color would be very obvious but there was exactly ZERO change in colour.

          (2 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          This doesnt work.

          By Tan Man

          from Maple Grove, Minnesota

          Verified Buyer

          Comments about St. Tropez In-Shower Gradual Tan:

          I did not see any difference after 4 applications and one whole bottle of use. Yes, I followed the directions step by step.

           
          4.0

          I will repurchase

          By C jester

          from Denton, TX.

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

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

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Body
            • Daily Use
            • Face

            Comments about St. Tropez In-Shower Gradual Tan:

            I like that it doesn't take long to soak in and I can rinse it off and not deal with the tanning odor. Only good for about 5 or 6 applications as it will run out but creates natural looking color.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Love It!

            By Jwow907

            from San Antonio, TX

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Body
              • Daily Use

              Comments about St. Tropez In-Shower Gradual Tan:

              This is by far my favorite sunless tanner. It is so easy to apply and convenient. Also creates the most natural tan of any product I've used (which has pretty much been them all). Best of all... no weird smell!

               
              5.0

              Can't live without

              By Beauty and Bikes

              from Indianapolis

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Creates Even Tan
              • Doesn't Clog Pores

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Body
                • Daily Use
                • Face
                • Quick-Fix

                Comments about St. Tropez In-Shower Gradual Tan:

                So, tanning in anyway takes time. My truck to this product is patting dry and rubbing it on. I leave it on for longer than noted but wash my hands immediately after applying. It's a new staple of mine. It doesn't streak or clog pores. I can't use mousse because it will dots all over my skin. I even use this on my face. I love it!

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                • Q:

                  Can this be used daily?
                  Asked on 6/25/2017 by TJ from Florence, SC

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, it absolutely can! It's a great way to extend the life of your tan.

                    Answered on 7/11/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  How long should you wait to apply moisturizer?
                  Asked on 6/14/2017 by Kerry from New York

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    In-Shower Gradual Tan provides moisturizing benefits. We do not recommend applying an additional moisturizer, as this could negatively affect product performance. It would be OK to apply moisturizer the next day. We hope this info helps!

                    Answered on 6/15/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  Can this be used to maintain/extend the tan I get by using the St. Tropez express product?
                  Asked on 6/12/2017 by Rae from Rhode Island

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, we absolutely recommend it for that use! You'll see wonderful results.

                    Answered on 7/11/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  I just got a spray tan today using organic spray. Can I use this product along side it to prevent the awkwardness of a spray tan wearing off? Or will it strip away the spray tan faster?
                  Asked on 5/25/2017 by Sal from undisclosed

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    It's the perfect product to help maintain the results of your spray tan! :-)

                    Answered on 5/31/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  If I applied a face moisturizer and makeup to my face after rinsing and drying off, will it leave streaks?
                  Asked on 4/24/2017 by Mary

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    In-Shower Gradual Tan provides moisturizing benefits. If using on the face, we do not recommend applying an additional moisturizer or makeup, as this could negatively affect product performance. We hope this info helps!

                    Answered on 5/18/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  Can this be used in conjunction with other tanners? I would be using this in the shower then later that evening applying bare minerals self tanner.
                  Asked on 2/23/2017 by Leahbia from Mpls, mn

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    We would suggest using as your sole self tanner rather than alongside self tanners of other brands for best results.

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

                  Should I towel dry before applying this product? It should I be soaking wet in the shower?
                  Asked on 8/15/2016 by Coliemayporter from Carson, CA

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Your skin should be wet. Here are the full usage directions:

                    Fully cleanse and wash in a warm shower. With the shower off, generously apply the product in circular motions with your hands to wet skin to create an even coverage. Wash palms after application. Wait 3 minutes. Fully rinse off with warm water only. Gently dry yourself, before getting dressed. After showering, the self-tan actives will naturally start to work, developing gradually and deepening with regular reapplication within the shower.

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

                  Can I use sunscreen after applying this? Or do you have to stay inside on the days you use this?
                  Asked on 8/9/2016 by Nessah131

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    In-Shower Gradual Tan provides moisturizing benefits. We do not recommend applying an additional moisturizer or sunscreen after it, as this could negatively affect product performance. You could certainly use it at night, and then apply sunscreen as usual in the AM, which would allow the color to fully develop overnight. We hope this info helps!

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

                  Once you get out of the shower and dry off, will the product rub off on the towel?
                  Asked on 7/28/2016 by Candee from Indianapolis, IN

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    As long as you fully rinse off In-Shower Gradual Tan after 3 minutes (with warm water only), it should not discolor your towel.

                    Answered on 7/28/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  Can you use on face
                  Asked on 6/16/2016 by Bren711 from NH

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, you can! We recommend applying using the Tan Applicator Mitt Face (Item #: 2258916) for best results.

                    Answered on 7/28/2016 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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