These Makeup Transformations Are Seriously Impressive

Fashion shows are a funny thing. The lights go on, the music blares, the models stomp out, and less than 10 minutes later, it's all over. But here's what you don't see: months of tireless work by the designer, set designer, publicists, and a bajillion interns — and more than three to four hours of intense beauty prep by some of the world's top makeup artists and hairstylists.

To give you a peek at the crazy process, we snuck a GoPro backstage at some of our favorite shows this season. Ahead, check out what it's really like to be a part of the madness — and the gorgeous results of all that chaos.