Water is one of the greatest gifts we can give the upper layer of our skin. This layer performs a vital role in the protection of the deeper, more vulnerable cells beneath and because of this, it helps prevent our skin from prematurely ageing 💦 This layer is naturally very dry but it does need a water content of about 18% to ensure it is strong and resilient. If the water content falls too low, your skin will become dry and brittle. Unfortunately, the water we drink doesn’t really contribute to the hydration of this layer. It is more impacted upon by the humidity of the environment and the skin care products you have chosen to use. This is where skin bathing comes in! Skin bathing is a very direct way of giving your skin a drink and ensuring that it has that magic 18% of water. After, skin bathing it is essential to lock in the newly acquired moisture with the application of a hydrating serum. Bestow The Graces Hydrating Serum is perfect! It contains four different types of hyaluronan, an ingredient renowned for its ability to trap moisture to the skin.