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Ingredient Spotlight: Hibiscus Extract

Ingredient Spotlight: Hibiscus Extract

Time to tan and glow! If you’re looking to moisturize your skin while achieving the perfect glow, try using a tanner with skin-loving ingredients, like Hibiscus Flower! It offers a rich mix of plant compounds, while protecting, moisturizing and soothing the skin. Keep reading to discover more Hibiscus skin benefits and find the best tanning Hibiscus skincare for you 

What is Hibiscus?

When you think of Hibiscus, colorful bright flowers come to mindWhile it is an exotic plant thats stunningly beautiful, it also contains antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and malic acid, all of which greatly benefit the skin.

Hibiscus skin benefits

Wondering what hibiscus skin benefits you can enjoy? Here are 4 key benefits: 

  • It protects skin from environmental aggressors: Hibiscus is rich in antioxidants that protect skin from free radical damage, preventing the appearance of premature aging.   
  •  It’s deeply moisturizing: Hibiscus boasts a naturally high mucilage content, a sticky substance produced by plants to help them retain water. Applying Hibiscus topically enhances skin’s ability to retain moisture too, leaving it feeling hydrated, soft and supple.  
  •  It soothes sensitive skin: Hibiscus also has an anti-inflammatory effect and helps to soothe skin inflammation and irritation.   
  •  It has anti-aging benefits: Hibiscus flower helps prevent enzymes from breaking down elastin, the protein that is responsible for skin’s firmness and plumpness. The result? Skin looks healthier and younger for longer.   

The best Hibiscus skincare and self-tanners

  1. Self Tan Purity Vitamins Bronzing Water Body Mist 6.7 oz
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    Self Tan Purity Vitamins Bronzing Water Body Mist 6.7 oz

    Lightweight and easy-to-use, our Purity Vitamins Bronzing Water Body Mist is infused with hydrating Hibiscus Extract, Hyaluronic Acid, refreshing Green Mandarin Water and Vitamin C and D boosters to mimic the effects of the sun.

    Apply day or night with no need to rinse and no transfer onto clothing or bed sheets. Your sunkissed glow will develop over 4-8 hours and fade evenly. 

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  2. Self Tan Purity Vitamins Bronzing Water Face Serum 1.6 oz
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    Self Tan Purity Vitamins Bronzing Water Face Serum 1.6 oz

    This St.Tropez face serum is infused with Hibiscus Flower, Hyaluronic Acid, Peach Flower Extract, Green Mandarin Water and Vitamin C and D boosters known to brighten skin, protect from external aggressors and mimic the effects of the sun, without the harmful effects of UV rays.  

    Top Tip: This St.Tropez face serum can also be mixed into your moisturizer or foundation.   

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  3. Self Tan Purity Bronzing Water Mousse 6.7 oz
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    Self Tan Purity Bronzing Water Mousse 6.7 oz

    This lightweight, clear, water-to-foam self tanner from St. Tropez is infused with Hibiscus Flower and 100% naturally derived and vegan-friendly tanning actives that refresh and revive the skin, with no need to rinse. 

    With no transfer onto clothing, it can be applied day or night, and subtly develops into a streak-free tan over 4-8 hours. 

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  4. Self Tan Purity Bronzing Water Gel 6.7 oz
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    Self Tan Purity Bronzing Water Gel 6.7 oz

    The St. Tropez Purity Bronzing Water Gel is a lightweight, gel-to-water self tan infused with Hibiscus Flower that develops into a natural medium tan in just 3 hours. With no need to rinse, this refreshing, non-sticky and fast-absorbing self tanner provides up to 72 hours of hydration, for a longer-lasting and more even-looking tan. 

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  5. Self Tan Purity Bronzing Water Face Mist 2.7 oz
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    Self Tan Purity Bronzing Water Face Mist 2.7 oz

    This clean and clear facial tanning mist is our easiest to use self tanner yet!

    Infused with Hibiscus Extract, Green Mandarin Water, 100% natural tanning active, Hyaluronic Acid and non-pore blocking skincare ingredients, the St Tropez Purity Bronzing Water Face Mist creates an instant radiance boost all year round. 

    Simply moisturize any dry areas, then shake the bottle and spritz 3-5 times to ensure an even coverage. Your healthy-looking medium glow will subtly develop over 4-8 hours. Top up as desired to maintain your tan or layer for a deeper shade! 

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To enjoy the Hibiscus skin benefits for yourself, explore our range of Hibiscus self tanners.



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