These Mesmerizing Videos Show How Makeup Is Really Made

Ever wonder how your go-to red lipstick came to be? The process is a little more complicated than simply sticking some pigment in a tube. For curious cosmetics fans, these videos showing makeup being made are incredibly informative – and oddly hypnotic. Behind-the-scenes makeup videos provide a fascinating new look at how things are made, from sparkling eye shadow to natural looking foundation. If you've ever wondered just how those pretty products get assembled, here's how you make cosmetics.

These videos show just how far the world of makeup has come. People have adorned their faces and bodies for centuries, whether in rituals or simply to emphasize their features. Luckily, technology has come a long ways from the days of grinding stones to create pigments. Give these videos a watch, and marvel at just how much work goes into your cosmetics bag.