If you’re thinking about tanning for the first time and are looking for the perfect self tanner to create flawless results effortlessly, you’ve come to the right place. From tanning mousses and gels to mists and lotions, we share the best fake tan for beginners below.
The best fake tan for beginners
- St.Tropez Self Tan Classic Bronzing Mousse
- St.Tropez Self Tan Purity Bronzing Water Mousse
- St.Tropez Gradual Tan Classic Everyday Body Lotion
- St.Tropez Self Tan Purity Vitamins Bronzing Water Body Mist
- St.Tropez Instant Tan Wash off Lotion
About these fake tans for beginners
The classic option
Our Classic Mousse is perfect for anyone who is nervous or new to tanning. This lightweight, easy-to-blend formula has a tint to guide application and adapts to your skin tone for a natural finish every time. Plus, it’s infused with hydrating Jojoba and skin care actives to keep skin healthy and moisturised.
Apply with our Applicator Mitt, then leave for 4-8 hours and rinse off in the shower. You’ll be glowing with confidence for up to 10 days!
The no-rinse option
If you’re concerned about leaving your wash-off tan on for too long, consider a no-rinse option. Our Purity Bronzing Water Mousse boasts a clear and lightweight formula that doesn’t need rinsing and won’t transfer onto clothes. It’s infused with 100% naturally derived and vegan-friendly tanning actives that refresh and revive the skin for a natural-looking, week-long tan.
Apply using an Applicator Mitt, then allow to develop over the next 4-8 hours. Don’t worry, it will naturally adapt to your skin tone!
The gradual option
Perfect for every tanning newbie, our Gradual Tan Body Lotion is a great way to slowly build and control the depth of your tan, all while hydrating and caring for your skin.
Massage into skin to start building your golden glow, then keep reapplying daily until you achieve your desired finish. Just remember to wash your hands after application!
The mist option
If it’s an uneven finish that you’re concerned about, try using a mist self tanner. All St.Tropez tanning mists distribute evenly and create a powder-soft finish with no missed patches.
One of the best fake tan for beginners? Our Self Tan Purity Vitamins Bronzing Water Body Mist! Lightweight and easy-to-use, this clear self tanner is infused with hydrating Hyaluronic Acid, refreshing Green Mandarin Water and Vitamin C and D boosters to create a supercharged sunkissed glow effortlessly. There’s no need to rinse – simply spritz and glow!
The risk-free option
The safest, quickest and easiest way to get a faux glow is with the St.Tropez Instant Tan range. These bronzing lotions act like body makeup, delivering a natural-looking glow that only lasts 24 hours – perfect if you want to try out your fake tan look before committing fully.
Choose between our Light/Medium and Medium/Dark shade, then apply onto dry skin for an immediate confidence boost and one-night-only glow. Rinse the next morning to remove. It’s the ultimate no-commitment tan!
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