How are the beauty and makeup industry examples of capitalism? Please relate to Marx's theories and Adorno and Horkheimer's theories.

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If we use the Oxford English Dictionary's definition of capitalism: "An economic and political system in which a country's trade and industry are controlled by private owners for profit, rather than by the state," then the answer to the first part of your question is very basic. In the global market, the vast majority of beauty and makeup corporations are privately owned and run for profit, thus making them examples of capitalism.

To expand into the philosophies you cite: Marx wrote in Das Kapital , “Here individuals are dealt with only as fact as they are personifications of economic categories, embodiments of particular...

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