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A 22-year-old female asked:

A lipstick was put on me at a makeup counter it was dipped in water, wiped with a tissue, and applied with a disposable brush. could i catch anything?

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Dr. Charles Gordon
Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Possibly: If the water was contaminated then the lipstick could have gotten contaminated from contact with the water. At least the brush was single use and I hope the tissue was too.

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