The Secret Behind All Those 'Beauty Through The Decades' Videos

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We've all seen those fun "100 Years of Beauty" videos that've gone viral the past few months, but when we saw this one we weren't quite prepared for the unexpected spin: the truth behind those iconic looks. Think about it: when we think of the 1920s we think of fabulous flappers with flawless eyeliner - but the reality was (according to this video) that one out of every nine women worked in a domestic service job during this decade. Not as glamorous as we thought.

Made by Karolina ┼╗ebrowska, the woman behind the costume blog Domowa Kostiumologia, "Real Women - Beauty Through The Decades The Realistic Way" sheds light on the women behind the last hundred years' worth of beauty trends. Her original intention was to create a video similar to all the other viral beauty-through-the-decades videos, but upon doing some research she discovered that she "became more and more aware that beautiful faces and fashion we see on the photos, ads and fashion plates are just an idealistic version of reality," she said on the YouTube site, "so here's to reality."

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