I just came back from the mall where there was a sale at a makeup store, and I tried on a few lipstick colours (maybe 5?) . The attendant took each lipstick with a napkin and went away to 'sanitize' it, but admittedly I didn't see exactly what she did, like if she used a spray or just wiped it with the napkin.
I only thought afterwards that I could possibly get herpes or some disease from it, as i had applied it directly to my mouth. It was stupid, I know. Only one did I use a Q-tip from the store, because i saw the Q-tips at the last minute.
I asked my roommate who is an infectologist and when I asked her, she gave me a funny look, saying that I shouldn't have done it but that the chances of picking up something would be small.
However I'm really worried, especially because my lips are chapped due to cold weather. I've been applying chapstick and vaseline but the skin is split.
Is it possible to get herpes from what I did?? I feel so stupid for risking myself with lipstick.
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