Get set for summer with a subtle summer glow with new St Tropez Everyday Mousse. This instant-dry formula gradually delivers a hint of natural-looking, golden, colour to the skin. With its lightweight, velvety, texture and aloe vera-infused formula, St Tropez Everyday Mousse simply glides on providing effortless glamour every day.
All new look St Tropez products now contain innovative Aromaguard™ technology, which effectively banishes the odour associated with self-tanning by reducing the smell and leaving a subtle, yet refreshingly exhilarating, fragrance that's unique to your skin featuring hints of powdery iris roots, fresh fruits and violets. The science behind the fragrance means that as the product develops, fans can relax safe in the knowledge that their skin will look beautiful, as well as smell divine. You can almost hear the collective sigh-of-relief from partners everywhere!
Ten steps to the perfect St Tropez tan
If you’re a tanning junkie, make sure you exfoliate regularly to avoid build up as several layers of tan can result in an uneven result.
If you’re waxing or shaving before tanning, make sure you do it more than 24 hours before your tan.
When you’re tanning give yourself a good all-over polish and apply plenty of moisturiser the night before to get your skin as silky as possible. The most common cause of a patchy tan is dry skin, so it’s crucial to moisturise problem areas (wrists and hands, elbows, knees, ankles, and feet ) immediately prior to self tan application.
Keep palms tan-free — try using latex gloves or an applicator mitt when applying, then simply sweep the backs of the hands with self tan diluted with moisturiser. The tan remover– which you can use for up to four hours after tanning – removes any unwanted tan.
When you’re applying your tan, make sure you’re covered all over. Don’t worry if you go over the same area twice – the tan will only be patchy if you miss a bit, not if you double up.
Make sure you don’t rub in your gradual or self tan. Gentle smoothing is all you need, then you can let the product do its work. Rubbing may make the finish uneven.
Try to avoid washing your hands for as long as possible in the development time — a minimum of two hours. Try a hand sanitiser or wipes instead.
Your tan won’t get deeper the longer you leave it — once it’s been on for the required amount of time (check the pack ) it will have given you the natural-looking golden colour you’re after. For a deeper tan you should re-apply on successive days — two to three days in a row will give you a really deep, rich, bronze tan.
When you’ve applied your tan wear loose dark clothing and avoid tight-fitting underwear. Anything that’s pressing on skin may make the results a bit patchy.
The hands and face will fade quicker than the rest of the body so apply Rapide Face to the face and the backs of the hands to keep your tan looking fresher for longer. For a colour boost for the rest of the body, try using St Tropez Tan Intensifier every two to three days — but don’t forget to polish and moisturise, too, or your colour won’t fade evenly.