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St. Tropez Self Tan Express Advanced Bronzing Mousse Review

Last Updated: August 14, 2023

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Advanced Bronzing Mousse

Control the Depth of Your Tan and Enjoy Long-lasting Results

This super-lightweight, easy-to-apply, velvety mousse delivers the ultra-even all-over tan you’ve always wanted. You pick how dark you want your tan. This fact-acting self tan with intelligent shade complex allows you to choose your depth of tan and continues to develop once the guide color has been washed off.

Full Review of St. Tropez Self Tan Express Advanced Bronzing Mousse

I have a pretty fair complexion with dark eyes and hair, so I like to have a nice tan so I don’t look pale all the time. I’ve tried so many self tanners I can hardly count them all. I’ve used some bad ones and some really great ones. This is my new favorite tanning product ever! The color is great!

St. Tropez Tan Express works quicker than the original and it also lasts longer. This product lasted close to a week on me before I noticed any fading. This product looks much better after the second day following the initial application. I had a really nice golden brown tan, no traces of orange at all. This product came with a color guide and the color lightened slightly after the first shower because the color guide will wash away.

I love this product because you can control the depth of your tan. Tanning time and developed color may vary depending on your skin. Wait the amount of time required for your desired shade, then rinse off the tinted guide color with warm water only.

After showering, the skin will have a light color but it will continue to work for up to 8 hours, developing and deepening into your chosen shade. After one hour you get a natural, healthy looking tan. After two hours you get a medium golden tan. If you leave it on for up to three hours you get a deep, dark tan. It is recommended not to leave it on for more than three hours. It does not leave any traces of orange. It lightens slightly after the first few days.

This is a high quality product and it doesn’t have a strong DHA smell. The scent isn’t too strong and it goes away after a few hours. I love the feel of foam and how easily it goes on.

It is highly suggested that you exfoliate 24 hours prior to use and moisturize dry areas especially elbows, knees, and ankles. I would highly suggest using the St. Tropez tanning mitt to help the foam spread evenly. The mitt is an additional charge but it’s worth the price. The mitt is soft and washable so you’ll get endless uses from it.

I like foam self tanners much more than lotions because they spread better and seem to dry quicker. Start applying from ankles and work your way up. To prolong and maintain your tan, moisturize daily and exfoliate regularly. Re-apply a couple of times a week for a healthy glow.

I highly recommend St. Tropez Self Tan Express. It’s easy to use and provides great results. It provides a healthy looking tan on your terms. You pick how light or dark you want your tan. Love this product!

St.Tropez Self Tan Express Mousse, Fast Acting Fake Tan, Develops in 1-3 Hours, Streak-Free Finish, Vegan, Natural & Cruelty Free, 6.7 Fl Oz
  • SELF TANNER: Customize the depth of your self tan with our most advanced 3-in-1 express tanning mousse – wait 1, 2 or 3 hours for your desired glow
  • BEAUTY PRODUCTS: Choose from a light, medium or dark tan with fast & foolproof results that last all week with this quick-drying & non-sticky bronzer fake tan
  • AWARD WINNING: Enjoy a natural looking, streak-free & flawless tan with our signature mood boosting fragrance and no self tan smell
  • HOW TO USE: Use an exfoliator & moisturizer before applying then simply apply to our St.Tropez tanning mitt & wait 1 – 3 hours before washing off
  • VEGAN BEAUTY 100% clean, vegan friendly & natural tanning actives – makes a great gift for anyone who needs a little self care

Hello! I'm Mandi Colburn, the lead writer of Inspired by a California upbringing and a passion for health and fitness, I turned my fascination with sun exposure into a blog that offers credible, research-driven advice on tanning and skin protection. Welcome to, where my goal is to guide you toward a healthier, sun-kissed glow.