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St. TropezSelf Tan Express Advanced Bronzing Mousse

St. Tropez

Self Tan Express Advanced Bronzing Mousse

6.7 oz Item 2285145

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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
 
4.5

(based on 129 reviews)

89%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Creates even tan (93)
  • Easy to apply (90)
  • Natural tan (90)
  • Works quickly (77)
  • Dries quickly (70)

Cons

  • Fades (12)
  • Bad odor (11)
  • Uneven fade (10)
  • Uneven tan (8)
  • Doesn't work (5)

Best Uses

  • Body (91)
  • Face (35)
  • Quick-fix (28)
  • Daily use (13)
  • Weekly use (13)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Brand buyer (54), Budget shopper (44)
    • My Beauty Routine Takes:
    • 10 minutes (5), 30 minutes (5)

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5.0

The best self tanner

By Brittany

from Indiana

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

In super pale and this is my go to, I use the 3 min. gradual shower gel, and when im completely dry I will use this. The both used together makes the tan look flawless and even.

 
4.0

Loved it !

By Trix

from Poughkeepsie, NY

About Me Brand Buyer

Verified Buyer

Pros

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

Cons

  • Fades Quickly

Best Uses

  • Face
  • Quick-Fix

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

I get spray tans almost every week and that's 30$ each time. This is the best investment I've ever made.

 
5.0

LOVE

By rachl325

from Iowa

About Me Brand Buyer

Pros

  • Creates Even Tan
  • Easy To Apply
  • Natural Tan

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Body

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

    Totally worth the money! I'm a self tanner junkie and have tried MANY different ones. I leave it on overnight because I like to be dark, and the color turns out amazing. Highly recommend!

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    W O R T H I T

    By Luv2tan

    from Avon, IN

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

    Great product! I was really iffy about purchasing because of the price, however this stuff is AMAZING. Here are 5 reasons why:
    No. 1 - 0 smell! It smells fresh and clean, which is wonderful!
    No. 2 - GREAT COLOR. I used to tan in a tanning bed but stopped because my family has a history of skin cancer. This stuff gives you the color you desire without the risk
    No. 3 - You can see the color as you apply it. So as you apply this product where the mousse is is slightly darker, which is SO HELPFUL to make sure that you haven't missed any spots while applying!
    No. 4 - no interruption with daily routine. With other products, I had to wait 8 hours before showering, and could not use any kind of additional lotion or anything, only the product. But with this, I simply wake up apply, wait a few hours and continue on with my routine as normal! It's great!!
    No. 5 - no streaking, and it fades evenly. As it fades, it fades just like a normal tan would, which is amazing.

    Will definitely purchase again!

    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    So worth it!

    By Lexi

    from Florida

    Verified Buyer

    Pros

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

    Cons

      Best Uses

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

        Gives you a dark yet natural tan. Not orange at all. Trussstttt! If you want an even and unstreaky tan, use the tanning mitt.

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Best Fake Tan!

        By Cara

        from Ann Arbor, MI

        About Me Budget Buyer

        Verified Reviewer

        Pros

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

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Body
          • Quick-Fix

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

          I have been applying self-tanner for years but ever since I discovered this product two years ago, I haven't used any other self-tanner. It has a nice, brown color rather than orange, is easy to apply (especially if you buy the mitt along with it), and it's so nice that you get to wash it off after a couple hours so you don't have to go about your day with nasty, sticky, fake-tanning lotion on you. It also smells so much better than the average self-tanner. AMAZING PRODUCT!

           
          5.0

          Found my GO TO

          By Sara

          from Pennsylvania

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

          I've always tanned in a tanning bed until I recently moved to a city that charges entirely way too much to tan. I was on the hunt and was super hesitant to buy a self tanner, but I wanted the extra glow for winter months. I am super pleased with the results of this mousse! It is pretty dark when you first apply it, but once you rinse, it comes almost completely off. I was alarmed at first thinking that it wouldn't work, but it gradually developed over night and I was bronzed in the morning! I apply about three pumps to each limb, and two for my neck/chest and back. It does smell like DHA, but not as bad as other self tanners. It also comes out looking green but that's a good thing because the green pigment helps block an orange color on your skin. I typically exfoliate and shave before I apply this, and it gradually fades over 5-7 days. Moisturizing is key to a longer lasting tan!! I'm now on my third week of using this product, in conjunction with the in-shower gel every 2 days, and I could not be anymore pleased! 10/10 recommend.

           
          5.0

          Love love this product!

          By Caroline

          from NY

          Pros

          • Creates Even Tan
          • Dries Quickly
          • Natural Tan
          • Works Quickly

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Body
            • Face

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

            I absolutely love this self tanner! It's a great alternative to tanning in a tanning bed! You get a natural glow and it's definitely worth the price!

             
            5.0

            I will definitely be repurchasing!

            By Jlee

            from Cape Coral, Florida

            About Me Budget Buyer

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

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

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Body
              • Face

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

              Absolutely loveeee this product. I'm normally very, very, pale skinned and this product makes me feel bronzed and glowy without making me look orange or fake.

               
              5.0

              Fabulous tan

              By Becky

              from Edwardsville IL

              About Me Budget Buyer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

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

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Body
                • Quick-Fix

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

                This stuff is very user friendly. I am no expert at self tanning, recently converting from tanning beds. You get a fast glow and it lasts for a few days. I no longer go to tanning beds because of this product.

                The longer you leave it on, the deeper the tan. My only complaint is that it does have that self tanner smell but it goes away after a day.

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                • Q:

                  What are some good exfoliators to use prior to using this self-tanner?

                  Also, during my first shower, can I wash my hair or should I just rinse off and refrain from using any shower products?

                  And finally, how often do I need to apply the self-tanner to maintain the color?
                  Asked on 2/8/2018 by K Swizz from Danbury, CT

                  1 answer

                  • Brand Expert

                    A:

                    The St.Tropez Tan Enhancing Body Polish is a great option for pre-self tan exfoliation and also sold at ULTA - https://www.ulta.com/tan-enhancing-body-polish?productId=xlsImpprod15751051

                    You can shower as normal following use.

                    Apply 1-2 times a week to maintain depending on activity level. Activities like Bikram yoga, rigorous exercise and swimming may cause your tan to fade a bit faster.

                    Answered on 2/9/2018 by Anonymous
                • 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
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