Q: Are cosmetics substances or products used to enhance or alter the appearance or fragrance of the body? ¶
Q: Are cosmetics designed for use of applying to the face and hair? ¶
Q: Are cosmetics distinguished by the area of the body intended for application? ¶
Q: Are cosmetics used by girls at increasingly young ages? ¶
A: Yes, and especially in the United States.
Q: Are cosmetics dominated by a small number of multinational corporations that originated in the early 20th century? ¶
A: Yes, but the distribution and sales of cosmetics is spread among a wide range of businesses.
Q: Are cosmetics mentioned in the Old Testament? ¶
A: Yes, such as in 2 Kings 9:30, where Jezebel painted her eyelids—approximately 840 BC—and in the book of Esther, where beauty treatments are described.
Q: Are cosmetics called "make-up"? ¶
A: Yes, and refers primarily to products containing color pigments that are intended to alter the user's appearance.
Q: Are cosmetics intended to be applied externally? ¶