7 DIY Beauty Treatments You Can Make in Under Five Minutes

by Bethany Cantor
Apr 14, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. ET

Fading acne scars with tropical fruit, whipping up your own shaving cream — welcome to the weird and magical world of DIY beauty. A few years ago, the phrase “DIY beauty” conjured up images of a messy mayo hair mask or earthy-smelling handmade soaps, but natural beauty has reached a whole new level of sophistication. We scoured the beauty blog world for some of the best natural beauty recipes out there that you can try in five minutes or less. Check them out ahead.

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1 /7: Pineapple face mask

1/7 :Pineapple face mask

If you struggle with acne or scars and discoloration left by blemishes, this pineapple and turmeric mask is an easy answer. Pineapple fights acne-causing bacteria and exfoliates, while turmeric lightens discoloration.

Recipe: Beauty Munsta

2 /7: Shaving cream

2/7 :Shaving cream

Shaving cream is one of those things we don’t often think about when it comes to cutting toxins out of our beauty routines. But Heather’s make-at-home version has us reconsidering our raspberry-scented lather. Her version is packed with nourishing oils and none of the nasty stuff.

Recipe: Mommypotamus

3 /7: Overnight skin treatment serum

3/7 :Overnight skin treatment serum

Blogger Jenni Raincloud dubbed this serum “beauty sleep in a bottle.” It’s a surprisingly easy-to-make blend of collagen-boosting and skin-balancing oils.

Recipe: Jenni Raincloud

4 /7: Homemade skin toners

4/7 :Homemade skin toners

In the time it takes to make a cup of tea, you can mix up your own skin-loving toner. These three simple recipes harness the anti-inflammatory properties of tea to calm and balance skin.

Recipes: Hello Glow

5 /7: DIY vitamin C serum

5/7 :DIY vitamin C serum

Vitamin C is one of the most beneficial ingredients you can use on your skin. It evens skin tone, fights aging and boosts the efficacy of other topicals such as retinol. With this easy recipe, you can whip up a serum packed with vitamin C in minutes.

Recipe: Real Food RN

6 /7: Acne-fighting mask

6/7 :Acne-fighting mask

The oatmeal mask is a DIY beauty staple thanks to this breakfast favorite’s ability to fight bacteria. But this upgraded version — which contains other anti-bacterial ingredients such as lemon juice and honey — fights acne and leaves skin glowing.

Recipe: Live Simply

7 /7: DIY eyeliner

7/7 :DIY eyeliner

Along with reviews of organic beauty products, Britanie Faith of Beauty by Britanie regularly treats her mass of followers (over 54,000 on Instagram alone) to recipes for DIY skin care concoctions. While she creates staples such as masks and toners, it was her how-to for organic eyeliner that caught our eyes — so to speak.

Recipe: Beauty by Britanie