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The Tata Harper Organic Facial: The At-Home Version

Tata Harper productsHave you experienced the luscious, effective products of Tata Harper? Due to your requests and our love of all things Tata, we now offer an hour-long Rejuvenating Organic Facial that uses only Tata Harper 100% natural organic products and our clients have swooned.

To take care of your skin in between treatments at the spa, you can refresh and refine your skin with three Tata Harper 100% natural organic products and an easy at-home routine.

Here's how:

  1. Cleanse with Tata's Regenerating Cleanser to polish and revive your complexion.
  2. Next, apply the Resurfacing Mask for an instant glow from the inside out.
  3. Finish with a spritzing of the Hydrating Floral Essence to freshen, hydrate and awaken the senses.

When you need a professional treatment, just call us to book an appointment and discover the magic that happens when Jill Bucy Skincare meets Tata Harper Skincare.


Top 10 foods that protect your skin from the sun

Heirloom_Tomatoes-1If you’ve ever had a treatment with us, you have probably heard about foods that can improve your skin in various ways. We hope you’re drinking lemon water to reduce inflammation, for example. But did you know there are an army of tasty and powerful foods that can help protect your skin from the sun and repair cells damaged by sun exposure. Of course, we still recommend you use an effective sunscreen, such as the new Biologique Recherche Protection U.V. But with the summer rays beating down, why not take extra precaution and reach for these great foods—including dark chocolate!—when shopping for groceries?

  1. Tomatoes: Tomatoes are a great source of lycopene, an antioxidant that provides long-term protection against UV-induced skin irritations.
  2. Watermelon: Guess what? This sweet summer staple also contains lycopene so cut yourself a slice or make a refreshing watermelon salad.
  3. Salmon: The Northwest’s favorite fish—as well as other fatty fish and some shellfish—contains high-levels of Omega-3 fatty acids, proven anti-inflammatory compounds that also protect cells from free radical damage and maybe even skin cancer.
  4. Carrots and sweet potatoes: The beta-carotene in these veggies can protect and even repair cells damaged by the sun.
  5. Fruits high in vitamin C: Reaching for oranges, kiwis and fruits high in vitamin C will battle the free radicals that crop up when cells are damaged by sun exposure.
  6. Dark Chocolate: Yes, it’s true! Dark chocolate with a high raw cocoa content are chockablock with flavonoids, another antioxidant ready to do battle in the fight against certain types of sun damage, such as UV-induced sunburns.
  7. Almonds and sunflower seeds: You probably already know the health benefits of nuts and seeds but these particular ones are loaded with vitamin E, which not only protects the skin but slows the aging of skin cells.
  8. Kale: Kale is trendy and with good reason. Along with other cruciferous veggies like broccoli, kale is packed with antioxidants, which as you now know, takes on free radicals.
  9. Red apples: The red peel of an apple is chockablock with triterpenoids, which can help kick cancer cells to the curb. Who knew?
  10. Green tea: No list is complete without signing the praises of green tea. In this case, it’s a powerful polyphenol in the tea that takes on free radicals and can prevent skin cancer from developing.

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Experience the Tata Harper Rejuvenating Organic Facial

TataHave you experienced the Tata Harper Organic Facial? Due to your requests and our love of all things Tata (that's her at right, after receiving a treatment from Svetlana), we added this Rejuvenating Organic Facial to our menu of services and our clients have swooned.

This hour-long facial features all Tata Harper 100% natural organic products (which, if you haven't tried, you must. In addition to being powerful treatments for your skin, they smell and feel luscious). Back to the facial: A skin analysis kicks off the treatment, which includes two custom cleanses, a mask, extractions, an application of a customized blend of serums, a cream, and finishing serum. This wildly effective treatment—which leverages the power of enzymes—is great for gently but thoroughly exfoliating, cleaning and treating the skin. The result is youthful, radiant skin. $145

Call to book your appointment and discover the magic that happens when Jill Bucy Skincare meets Tata Harper Skincare.