Surprising Shiseido Ad Highlights Makeup's Transformative Power

These schoolgirls aren't at all what they seem.

This may look like a room full of bored schoolgirls, but all is not what is seems in this clever ad by Japanese makeup company Shiseido.

The video, which has racked up more than 2.8 million views in the last week, shows what happens when the models are stripped of their wigs and makeup.

Turns out the "schoolgirls" aren't schoolgirls at all.

Be sure to watch the commercial to the end to catch a final surprise, and click here to view a behind-the-scenes video that reveals how the ad was made and what products were used for the boys’ transformation.

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