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Self Tanning Express Tan Tinted Mousse

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Self Tanning Express Tan Tinted Mousse

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Control your tan level with Ulta's Self Tanning Express Tan Tinted Mousse. Leave on for 1 hour for a light tan, 2 hours for a medium tan, or 3+ hours for a deep tan (tan will not continue to deepen after 3 hours).

Benefits:
  • Coconut Water helps keep skin hydrated
  • Express formula allows you to choose your tan level
  • Shower, sweat or swim after only one hour of wear without streaking
For best results, apply to freshly cleansed and exfoliated skin. Hold bottle upright and pump onto sunless tan applicator mitt and apply in long, sweeping motions. Use sparingly around ankles, knees, and elbows. Wash hands thoroughly after application. Let skin dry prior to dressing. Allow 1, 2, or 3 hours before showering depending on your desired tan level. For your first shower, just rinse the body with warm water. Your tan will be fully developed after about 8 hours.

Precautions: This product does not contain a sunscreen and does not protect against sunburn. Repeated exposure of unprotected skin while tanning may increase the risk of skin ageing, skin cancer, and other harmful effects to the skin even if you do not burn. Use only as directed. Avoid contact with eyes & lips. Carry out a patch test 24 hours before use. Do not apply to broken or irritated skin. Store below 30ºC/86¿F in a cool, dark area. Keep out of reach of children. For external use only.

Water (Aqua), Propylene Glycol, Dihydroxyacetone, Glycerin, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Caprylyl/Capryl Glucoside, Sodium Lauroamphoacetate, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Fruit Juice, Maltodextrin, Parfum, Sodium Metabisulfite, Sodium Citrate, Citric Acid, Cetyl Hydroxyethylcellulose, Disodium Phosphate, Sodium Phosphate, Hydrated Silica, Silica Dimethyl Silylate, Ethylhexylglycerin, Phenoxyethanol, Red 40 (CI 16035), Blue 1 (CI 42090), Yellow 5 (CI 19140).

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ULTASelf Tanning Express Tan Tinted Mousse
 
4.3

(based on 30 reviews)

82%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Lightweight (10)
  • Non-greasy (8)
  • Moisturizes (6)
  • Smells great (5)
  • Softens skin (5)

Cons

  • Bad smell (5)

Best Uses

  • Uneven skin tone (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Beauty conscious (7), Survivalist / minimalist (4), Beauty expert (3)
    • Skin Type:
    • Combination (11), Dry (3), Normal (3)

Reviewed by 30 customers

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4.0

Pale girl love

By Ky

from Brentwood

Comments about ULTA Self Tanning Express Tan Tinted Mousse:

I'm extremely fair skinned with freckles and tanning by sun is my enemy. I only burn and go back to ghostly white. I haven't really ever self tanned before except for when younger and using bad products that just turn you orange but this product is a miracle for me! I applied it all over with a mit (with some assistance for my back) and it was so easy to apply and buff out and after two hours I rinsed it off and then woke up with a nice tan that complimented my freckles and wasn't orange at all, by far this is definitely a fair skin friendly product.

(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Love it!

By Kate

from Rockford Illinois

Comments about ULTA Self Tanning Express Tan Tinted Mousse:

This was the first self tan stuff that I have ever bought. I did this right before a wedding I went to and I was so impressed! When it first goes on it has a kind of gray tint to it which had me alittle worried but after I showered everything looked good! When I woke up the next day I had such a nice sun kissed glow! Couldn't ask for a better product! Definitely will be buying it again!

 
5.0

Great product

By Jen

from Tigard, OR

About Me Beauty Expert

Pros

  • Lightweight
  • Moisturizes
  • Smells Great
  • Softens Skin

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Uneven Skin Tone

    Comments about ULTA Self Tanning Express Tan Tinted Mousse:

    I love this self tanner, works the fastest and smells the least bad. I've tried the other Ulta self tanner that's not express and it takes forever to set 4-8 hours and smells bad. This product is just a good as self tanning booths.
    I definitely recommend.

    • Skin Type:
    • Combination
    • Age:
    • 30-44
     
    5.0

    Love it. Just be careful!

    By KF

    from Utah

    Comments about ULTA Self Tanning Express Tan Tinted Mousse:

    I used Loving Tan and I was in love with it. I decided to try this one due to the lower price. It's great! But be careful! It dries quickly, so if you leave a dot or a streak then it's very hard to buff out. BUT it's much easier to exfoliate and correct than Loving tan. I had a dot on my back and I just used Ulta's tan remover (they're shaped like little hearts) and exfoliated and it went away! I got pretty dark after 2 hours. Just put lotion on your hands/wrists, elbows, and feet/ankles beforehand!

     
    5.0

    Best self tanner I have found!

    By Kaizley

    from Nashville, TN

    About Me Beauty Conscious

    Pros

    • Lightweight
    • Non-Greasy
    • Softens Skin

    Cons

    • Bad Smell

    Best Uses

    • Uneven Skin Tone

    Comments about ULTA Self Tanning Express Tan Tinted Mousse:

    I was a little surprised when I first used this because it comes out of the bottle black. I didn't buy the mitt and it turned my hand black. So I definitely recommend buying the mitt. It also helps apply it evenly. I've gotten spray tans in the past and I would definitely compare this with a spray tan. You don't see all the results until 8 hours. You will most likely need a lot of time to put this on but it's well worth it.

    • Skin Type:
    • Combination
    • Age:
    • 18-29
     
    5.0

    Leave on for 4+ hours!!

    By Emily

    from Hurst, TX

    About Me Skin Care Professional

    Pros

    • Doesn't Stain
    • Gives Olive Complexion
    • Lightweight
    • Moisturizes
    • Non-Greasy

    Cons

      Best Uses

        Comments about ULTA Self Tanning Express Tan Tinted Mousse:

        Blends well so no splotches. I'm paisty white and I left this on for 4 hours and I'm a medium tan and not orange at all! I even used it on my face with the selfie foundation elf brush and it came out perfectly. I also laid in my bed and sat on my couch and it didn't stain anything. I would highly recommend trying this, just leave it on extra long.

        • Skin Type:
        • Normal
        • Age:
        • 18-29

        (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Really really good!!

        By Amy68

        from St. Louis

        About Me Minimalist

        Pros

        • Lightweight
        • Non-Greasy
        • Smells Great

        Cons

          Best Uses

            Comments about ULTA Self Tanning Express Tan Tinted Mousse:

            I don't normally take the time to review items but this stuff is that good. I'm a self tanning veteran. The first time I used this product I left it on overnight. The tan was beautiful but wayyy too dark for me. It was, however, streak free and very even. On top of that it lasted for over a week and faded completely evenly. The second time I put it on, waited three hours, then showered. This seems to be the magic time period for me. It dries fast and isn't sticky after the initial 20 minutes or so. No color transfer onto my sheets when I wore it overnight. I love how it's adjustable depending on how long I leave it on. Just be careful if you put it on the day of an event by that night you will be dark!! Really dark especially with the guide still on. This is my new go-to tan!!

            • Skin Type:
            • Normal
            • Age:
            • 45-59

            (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

             
            4.0

            Better than decent...

            By BBP007

            from Youngstown, Ohio

            Pros

            • Easy to Apply
            • Nice Color
            • Smells Great

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about ULTA Self Tanning Express Tan Tinted Mousse:

                I'm very surprised that I happened to find this $13 gem. I have been using Mine Tan for a good year and a half and was in love, but unfortunately, they made changes to it, and I'm no longer a big fan. So I have been in a panic trying to find a replacement tanner. I tried Loving Tan but wasn't impressed enough with it to pay the price for that little bottle. I tried Tarte's Glow with the Faux and loved the reddish tan it gave, but after a few days it got incredibly scaley looking. I went to Ulta to buy St. Tropez Extra Dark and somehow found myself with the Ulta Express tanner in hand as well. That night I put Ulta's tanner on my left arm and St. Tropez on my right. I was a little intimidated by the Ulta one because the mouse came out greenish (no biggie...there are a lot of green tanners) and went on quite orange looking. I left it on for 7 hours (I know it's express, but oh well), rinsed it the next morning and to my surprise I was dark and a pretty brown color. Not at all what I expected. It definitely beat St. Tropez, which ended up slightly orange and didn't wear off real well. The Ulta color was very smooth looking and wears off very naturally. If you're familiar with St. Tropez...they kind of smell the same. I like the fragrance of it. The only fault is that it takes a little time to dry. So I'm going to stick with my $13 find and quit blowing $35-$45 on a bottle of tanner.

                • Skin Type:
                • Combination
                • Age:
                • 30-44

                (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                1.0

                Worst self tanner ever!

                By Kkkkk

                from 84078

                Comments about ULTA Self Tanning Express Tan Tinted Mousse:

                I hated the way it went on. It looked even when applying and it was definitely not after 2 hours. If you don't want to be that dark you can't make it stop after 2 hours you can't just rinse off, it takes off the self tanner completely. Hate this product. Ugh.

                 
                3.0

                No effect

                By G

                from Michigan

                Comments about ULTA Self Tanning Express Tan Tinted Mousse:

                I left it on for an hour and saw no difference. When I applied it (with the mitt), I could see a change, but it didn't last.

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                • Q:

                  When having this self tanner on, can you put sunscreen on without the product rubbing off or having discolored spots on your skin?
                  Asked on 5/23/2018 by Kay from undisclosed

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    As long as you've allowed the tan to set and showered the excess product off, you can apply sunscreen product on top.

                    Answered on 6/5/2018 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  Can this product be used on the face? Will the color wash off when I wash my face?
                  Asked on 4/9/2018 by Kal from CA

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, this product can be used on your face. We recommend waiting to wash face and body for minimally 4 hours, this way you have a beautiful, even tan :)

                    Answered on 4/11/2018 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  Hello, i was wondering if this product is waterproof?, Also how long does the tan effect last? Thank you
                  Asked on 3/29/2018 by jessybbe from undisclosed

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Wait 8 hours before showering, sweating or swimming to allow your tan to fully develop. After that, the effects are waterproof! Typically, one application will last 3-5 days, and you can re-apply as needed to extend the life of your tan. Enjoy!

                    Answered on 4/3/2018 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  How long does this product last after putting it on ?
                  Asked on 3/12/2018 by hdm from California

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Typically, one application will last 3-5 days, and you can re-apply as needed to extend the life of your tan.

                    Answered on 5/6/2018 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  How long does this tan last?
                  Asked on 3/11/2018 by Kenz from US

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Typically, one application will last 3-5 days, and you can re-apply as needed to extend the life of your tan.

                    Answered on 5/6/2018 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
                • Q:

                  can you leave this overnight?
                  Asked on 3/3/2018 by betsy from michigan

                  1 answer

                  • Staff Expert

                    A:

                    Yes, you can leave on 3+ hours for a deep tan (tan will not continue to deepen after 3 hours).

                    Answered on 4/3/2018 by Staff Expert from Ulta Beauty
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