Ingredient Spotlight: Aloe Vera

Mar 31, 2022 | Products

From Hyaluronic Acid to Vitamin Eour self tanners are infused with an array of skin-loving ingredients. Our latest obsession? Aloe Vera! Deeply hydrating and soothingit can do wonders for your skin and tan. Read on to discover the skin benefits of Aloe Vera and meet our favorite Aloe Vera-infused self tanners


What is Aloe Vera?

Aloe Vera is a succulent plant with thick, short stems that stores water in its leaves. Rich in Vitamins, Minerals, Amino Acids, and Antioxidants, it has been used to cool and soothe the skin for centuries. We love it most, though, for its deeply hydrating properties. 

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What are the skin benefits of Aloe Vera?

With a high water content, Aloe Vera helps to hydrate dry skin, resulting in a more even and longer-lasting tan – but that’s not all. Other skin benefits of Aloe Vera include: 

  • MoisturizingRich in Amino Acids and boasting a 99.5% water content, Aloe Vera is a natural moisturizer that helps to lock in hydration and leave skin feeling soft and smooth. 
  • SoothingThanks to its abundance of Minerals and Vitamins, Aloe Vera has a cooling and soothing effect on the skin. 
  • Kind to skinBoasting antioxidant properties that help to soothe the skin, Aloe Vera is suitable for all skin types, including sensitive skin. 

Top Tip: Aloe Vera is particularly effective when used in moisturizers and no-rinse tanning products that sit on the skin and promote hydration.


Why should I use Aloe Vera on my skin?

As any glow-getter will tell you, healthy skin is the secret to an even-looking tan. When skin is dry, it absorbs excess tan, creating a patchy and unflattering finish. So, to achieve your most natural-looking glow, always keep skin hydrated and smooth.  

That’s where Aloe Vera-infused self tanners come in! Not only will they create a beautiful, bronzed look, but they will hydrate and soothe skin too.


What are the best Aloe Vera-infused self tanners?

Whether you’re looking for instant results, a gradual glow, or a tan-enhancing moisturizer, we’ve got the best Aloe Vera-infused tanning essentials…


St.Tropez Tan Enhancing Body Moisturizer

This Aloe Vera-infused moisturizer is a must-have for any glow getter. Not only does it prep skin before tanning, but it helps to prolong your glow for up to 3 days longer afterwards. 

Apply the silky formula onto dry skin 24 hours before tanningfocusing on drier areas such as the elbows, knees, ankles, feet, and hands. Then, apply every morning and night onto your whole body to maintain your sunkissed glow.


St.Tropez Express Mousse

Infused with hydrating Aloe Vera, our St.Tropez Express Mousse creates a beautiful golden tan while keeping skin hydrated for up to 3 days. 

Pump onto Tanning Mittthen sweep across the skin using circular motions for an even finish. Rinse off in the shower after 1 hour for a sunkissed glow, 2 for a medium bronze, and 3 hours for a dark finish. Your tan will continue to develop over the next 4 to 8 hours.    


St.Tropez Purity Bronzing Water Gel

Infused with Aloe Vera, our St.Tropez Purity Bronzing Water Gel boasts a refreshing, non-sticky and fast-absorbing formula that hydrates skin for up to 72 hours while creating a natural bronze.  

Glide this translucent gel onto the skin with a Tanning Mitt, then allow your sunkissed glow to develop over the next 3 hoursThere’s no need to rinse! 


St.Tropez Tan Remover

The easiest way to remove tan is with our St.Tropez Tan Remover MousseIts luxurious formula blends Aloe Vera with detoxifying Cotton Extract and Probiotics to remove even the darkest traces of tan in minutes.  

Apply generously to clean, dry skin and massage into the body. Leave for 5 minutesthen rinse off in the shower. You’ll have clean, smooth skin that’s ready for your next golden glow in no time!

– And that’s everything you need to know about the skin benefits of Aloe Vera! It’s the ultimate ingredient to keep skin hydrated and moisturized. Discover all of our St. Tropez self tanners on our website. 

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