What do destroying makeup, washing brushes, and pimple popping all have in common? They make for very oddly satisfying videos. For some unexplainable reason, we find many beauty videos both strange and mesmerizing to watch. We used to get lost in the explore page of Instagram or the archives of YouTube watching these sorts of things, but now with TikTok, the amount of material available is at an all-time high.
From chaotic makeup challenges to synchronized audio loops of skincare routines, it's all too hard to look away from. If you welcome the opportunity to get lost in the depths of TikTok (because we know we do), enjoy these 18 oddly satisfying beauty videos that you can watch over, and over, and over again. They will have you in awe and wondering how long you've been lying on your couch for, all at the same time.