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I use lipstick everyday I want to try new ones but worried I'd be allergic n what's chances i use the liquid lipstick or stain ?

I use lipstick everyday I want to try new ones but worried I'd be allergic n what's chances i use the liquid lipstick or stain ?

Lipstick allergy: If you haven't had an allergic response so far, doubtful you will have one using other products. ...Read more

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If someone with herpes uses your make-up, like eyeliner or lipstick, do you have to throw it away or will the virus die after some hours/days?

If someone with herpes uses your make-up, like eyeliner or lipstick, do you have to throw it away or will the virus die after some hours/days?

Throw it away. : Just throw it away to be on the safe side. Herpes is easy to catch and it affects 1 out of 4 people on the planet. We do not know how long it lasts on make-up. ...Read more

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Few months ago I had cold sores on my lips for the first time. Now, I have allergic reactions to lipstick I used regularly. Can I still use lipstick?

Few months ago I had cold sores on my lips for the first time. Now, I have allergic reactions to lipstick I used regularly. Can I still use lipstick?

Lipstick allergy: Allergies can arise at anytime-- the immune system is constantly on the lookout for invaders, so u can kind of understand how this happens. That said, if your lipstick is giving u problems u have to stop using it. There are many ingredients in lipstick- red dyes, lanolin & some even with fish scales! which could explain the specifics of your allergy b/c these are common allergens. Try other brands ...Read more

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Someone with a cold sore used my lipstick and ate directly out of my ice cream container. Can the virus still be passed if I use them days later?

Someone with a cold sore used my lipstick and ate directly out of my ice cream container. Can the virus still be passed if I use them days later?

Little or no risk: HSV1, the oral herpes virus, is not usually transmitted by this sort of contact. Of course you should never share lipstick with anyone, but that's mostly to prevent colds, flu, etc, not herpes. Don't worry about it. ...Read more

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Is a chemical peel a top choice anti-aging treatment for reducing fine lines? I beginning to notice some fine lines around my mouth. They are really most visible when my lipstick bleeds into them. I feel like they make me look a lot older. I am looking i

Is a chemical peel a top choice anti-aging treatment  for reducing fine lines? I beginning to notice some fine lines around my mouth. They are really most visible when my lipstick bleeds into them. I feel like they make me look a lot older. I am looking i

There : There are a few options when it comes to treating fine lines around the lips like you describe: 1. Injectible skin filler: a filler such as Restylane (dermal fillers) or juvederm can be injected in the skin in the area where the lines are to improve volume loss that may be occurring there. This volume loss is a common component to what is leading to the fine lines to begin with. 2. Skin resurfacing: treatments such as a chemical peel, laser resurfacing or dermabrasion can be done to the skin. The idea with this treatment is to remove some of the outer layers of skin to then have a new, fresher layer reform in its place. ...Read more

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