OPI, MAC, Nyx, SK-II. These are cosmetic brands we use — and love! — every day. Yet most of us can't tell you what the heck those names actually stand for. In fact, in researching this story, even our most seasoned beauty editors were shocked to find out the true meaning of the acronym ghd. And OPI pretty much blew our collective minds. Meanwhile, some were still a mystery even to the people working for the brand. (Oops.)
Ahead, find 16 companies with more to their names than meets the eye. Go ahead and take your best guesses — and let us know which ones surprised you most in the comments.