Folic acid can naturally be found in foods, such as dark leafy greens, citrus fruits, and dried legumes. It’s a type of B vitamin (B9) and is an antioxidant that works to maintain healthy skin. It’s often taken as a supplement during pregnancy, as it promotes fetal health.
Benefits: It fights against free radical damage and is even known to brighten skin discoloration and improve the skin’s retention of moisture.
Skin Types: Skin that’s often exposed to free radicals in the form of sun rays or pollution will see the most benefits from using folic acid.