How To Glow In Three Hours Or Less

Dec 31, 2021 | How To: Tutorials

How long does it take to tanNot as long as you might think! Our St.Tropez Express tan range creates a sunkissed glow in 3 hours or less! Keep reading to discover how to tan fast for a goddess-worthy bronzed look.


How to tan fast

Our St.Tropez Express Tan range is possibly the fastest way to tan. The gel and mousse both create a gorgeous glow in as little as 1 hour.

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About our St.Tropez express tan range

The St.Tropez Express Tan Range includes vegan self tan that make you look and feel confident. Choose from our:   

  • St.Tropez Express Tan Mousse: Our multi-award-winning mousse creates a streak-free, long-lasting tan. Apply, then rinse after 1 hour for a light tan, 2 hours for a sunkissed glow, and 3 hours for a dark bronze.  
  • St.Tropez Express Tan Gel: Offering the same long-lasting results as our famous express mousse, this hydrating and translucent non-sticky tanning gel is formulated with hydrating Hyaluronic Acid to create a natural-looking, streak-free tan that lasts up to 10 days and fades evenly. Perfect for times when you’re in need of a quick tan, simply choose when to rinse for a personalized glow. 


How to tan fast with the St.Tropez Express Tan Range


For anyone who wants to know how to tan quickly, the secret to a flawless-looking glow is clean, smooth skin.  

Massage our Body Exfoliator onto skin 24 hours prior to using your express tan to buff away dry patches and create a smooth canvas for your tan. Focus on dry areas such as the feet, ankles, elbows and knees.


Moisturize for a quick tan that lasts

Next, apply an oil-free moisturizer 2 to 3 hours before using your St.Tropez Express Tan, focusing on dry areas such as the feet, ankles, hands and elbows.


Apply and blend

To get a quick tan, apply and blend your chosen St.Tropez Express self tanner. 

  • St.Tropez Self Tan Express Bronzing MoussePump this fast-acting tan onto a Tanning Mitt, then sweep over the skin using circular motions to ensure an even application.  
  • St.Tropez Self Tan Express Bronzing Gel: Pump your express tan onto a Tanning Mitt then use slow sweeping motions to apply evenly onto the skin. 

Rinse after 1 hour for a light tan, 2 hours for a sunkissed glow, and 3 hours for a dark bronze. Your tan will continue to develop over the next 8 hours.  


How to maintain a tan

Exfoliating and moisturizing regularly helps to make sure that your quick tan lasts for longer!  

If you want to know how to make your tan last longer, moisturize every day with our Tan Enhancing Moisturizer to reduce tan break-up, and prolong your glow for up to 3 days. Then, exfoliate with our Tan Enhancing Body Polish for an even fade.

And that’s how to tan fast in 3 easy steps – our express tan is perfect for achieving a golden bronze in under 3 hours. It really is the fastest way to tanWhether you opt foour St.Tropez Self Tan Express Mousse or our silky gel formula, there’s no better way to get a quick tan that lasts.


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