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St. TropezSelf Tan Classic Bronzing Lotion

St. Tropez

Self Tan Classic Bronzing Lotion

8.0 oz Item 2301295

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For St. Tropez's most iconic, natural and healthy looking tan, this lightweight, classic lotion tailors to your individual skin tone, with added moisturization for a long-lasting tan and even fade.

Key Benefits:
  • No self tan smell with a mood-boosting fragrance
  • Streak-free and easy to apply
  • Quick-drying and non-sticky, with no transfer
  • Ultra-hydrating & long lasting
Sophie's Pro Tips: This product is best applied before bed time to allow overnight development. If the tan does not look perfect upon application but you are confident the skin has been covered, do not panic! When you take your morning shower you will reveal a perfect seamless glow that will last for days. You can also dilute this self-tan lotion with moisturizer to customize the color and create a bespoke glow. We always recommend mixing the self-tan lotion with moisturizer when tanning the face. Use moisturizer on a fair hairline and eyebrows to prevent any staining and use a wet cloth/wipe to remove any unwanted self-tan from staining the nails and cuticles.
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's 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 4-8 hours before showering to reveal your developed tan. Step 5: To prolong and maintain your tan, moisturize daily, exfoliate regularly and reapply as desired.
Aqua (Water), Dihydroxyacetone, Caprylic/Capric Triglyceride, Glycerin, Caramel, Prunus Armeniaca (Apricot) Kernel Oil, Cetearyl Alcohol, Glyceryl Stearate, PEG-100 Stearate, Sorbitan Stearate, Dimethicone, Cetyl Alcohol, Dimethyl Isosorbide, Phenoxyethanol, Ceteareth-20, Parfum (Fragrance), Sclerotium Gum, Sodium Metabisulfite, Ethylhexylglycerin, Linalool, Hexyl Cinnamal, Benzyl Salicylate, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Citronellol, Limonene, Geraniol, Hydroxycitronellal, Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone, Anise Alcohol, Coumarin, CI 14700 (Red 4), CI 19140 (Yellow 5), CI 42090 (Blue 1).

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St. TropezSelf Tan Classic Bronzing Lotion
 
3.9

(based on 33 reviews)

74%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Creates even tan (20)
  • Natural tan (18)
  • Works quickly (17)
  • Dries quickly (16)
  • Easy to apply (16)

Cons

  • Fades (8)
  • Doesn't work (4)
  • Greasy (3)
  • Uneven fade (3)

Best Uses

  • Body (20)
  • Weekly use (4)
  • Daily use (3)
  • Quick-fix (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (15), Budget shopper (6)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 30 minutes (3)

Reviewed by 33 customers

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1.0

No

By BPing

from Texas

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Dries Quickly

Cons

  • Fades Quickly
  • Feels Greasy or Heavy
  • Ineffective

Best Uses

    Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Classic Bronzing Lotion:

    The smell isn't your usual self tanner smell which is nice but it feels greasy after applying. I was disappointed in the color for this price. I'm naturally pale and this didn't give me very much color. What little color it did, it all washes off in the shower. I've tried tons of self tanners but this one was a huge disappointment.

     
    5.0

    Best Tanner Out There

    By Maggie

    from Wisconsin

    Verified Reviewer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Body

      Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Classic Bronzing Lotion:

      I've tried so many self tanners over the years and this is the one I always come back to. I love the medium brown color is gives with enough (not sheer!) coverage for my 50 something legs. A bit pricey but I get atleast 15 applications of arms, legs and décolleté from each bottle. It dries very quickly and lasts a good four days. No streaks, either. Great product!

       
      1.0

      Way overpriced and doesn't work

      By JT

      from Colmar, PA

      About Me Brand Buyer

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

        Cons

        • Ineffective

        Best Uses

          Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Classic Bronzing Lotion:

          I usually use Bare Minerals faux tan and loved it but I don't believe they're making it anymore. So it was recommended that I try this brand. What a disappointment! Not only is it way more expensive; it doesn't work!!!!!

           
          4.0

          Instantly tan

          By Sherlyn

          from Jacksonville, Fl

          About Me Budget Buyer

          Verified Buyer

          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 Classic Bronzing Lotion:

            Little pricey
            Rinses off in shower
            Wish it Stayed on longer without having to reapply so often

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            1.0

            Very disappointed

            By sweatingforthewedding

            from Chicago, IL

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

            • Bad Odor
            • Fades Quickly

            Best Uses

            • Body

            Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Classic Bronzing Lotion:

            I decided to use this product before going to a wedding, and I'm glad I started the application two weeks in advance because I was extremely disappointed. The second you start sweating, it streaks like crazy! I first noticed it after being out in the Chicago heat, but I went for a run that night, and it was terrible. It went on well, and the color looked pretty natural from what I initially observed, but it seem that it would only work for me in the middle of winter with zero physical activity.

             
            4.0

            Pretty color, doesn't last.

            By Eli

            from Brooklyn, MI

            About Me Brand Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Creates Even Tan
            • Easy To Apply
            • Natural Tan
            • Not Greasy

            Cons

            • Fades Quickly

            Best Uses

            • Body

            Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Classic Bronzing Lotion:

            I really, REALLY love the color it gives, but even with exfoliating and moisturizing it doesn't last more than a few days. I heard the Dark lasts a bit longer but I am nervous to go up.

             
            4.0

            Good stuff

            By Shannon

            from Jefferson City, MO

            Verified Buyer

            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
            • Quick-Fix

            Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Classic Bronzing Lotion:

            Okay, so this stuff is pricey, but it's good. For a quick fix for some natural color it works great. It seems to last pretty well too. I'm VERY fair and this gives a nice healthy tan... nothing too dark.

            (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Love This!

            By Rachel

            from Hanover, PA

            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

              Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Classic Bronzing Lotion:

              I am a fair skinned red head. I do not making be in the sun a priority and when I am, I wear a strong sunscreen. I wanted something that would take the red spotted white look out of my legs. I had used St Tropez a few years ago when I received a sample and did not care for it. I felt it turned me a little on the orange side. I decided to give it another try understanding that now I should always mix a little moisturizer in with my sunless tanner until I know how the color will react. I used it promptly a dime size amount with 3 pumps of a moisturizer for each leg and here is what i found:
              1. great smell... not that typical sunless tanner smell
              2. Absorbs quickly- I was able to put clothes on almost immediately and there was no sticky feeling
              3. I have a great bronzed color to my skin after the one application
              I will be applying again soon to add to the color, but i was very happy withe the results of the intial application. I did not use a mitt- and do not find it to be necessary as long as you wash your hands immediately.

               
              5.0

              Yes! Only self tanner that looks real!

              By Di

              from Louisiana

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Creates Even Tan

              Cons

              • None

              Best Uses

              • Body

              Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Classic Bronzing Lotion:

              All over for sun kiss look.

              (1 of 2 customers found this review helpful)

               
              5.0

              Best Self Tanner!

              By Hannah Montanna

              from Columbia MO

              About Me Brand Buyer

              Verified Reviewer

              Pros

              • Creates Even Tan
              • Dries Quickly
              • Natural Tan
              • Not Greasy
              • Works Quickly

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Body
                • Quick-Fix

                Comments about St. Tropez Self Tan Classic Bronzing Lotion:

                I've tried every self tanner in the book, and this one is by far my favorite. It has the perfect bronzed (NOT ORANGE) color to it. It works quickly, but isn't over the top. I usually use it once every week or two and it lasts that long in between uses. My coworkers compliment me on my bronzed glow on a regular basis, what they don't know won't hurt them.

                It doesn't have the best smell, but it's not the worst. It just has the usual self tanner smell to it, so what I usually do is put it on in the evening and shower in the morning.

                DO USE AN APPLICATION MIT! If you don't your hand WILL be fabulously bronzed if that's what you're into (I'm not but no judgement).

                Overall great product, definitely worth the splurge.

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                  I work out frequently, 6-7 times a week, and obviously get rather sweaty. Will this product streak onto my clothes when sweating?? Will this product generally rub off onto my clothes?
                  Asked on 7/13/2017 by Hallie from Ohio

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                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    We would suggest waiting the full 8 hours after application for your color to fully develop prior to showering, sweating, or swimming to ensure best results.

                    As far as transfer to clothing, just wait for the product to fully absorb and dry on the skin, which should only take a few minutes, prior to dressing, and you shouldn't experience any transfer.

                    Answered on 7/14/2017 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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