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Applying lipstick can harm your IQ

Postby plwk » Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:55 am

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A new study involving 22 brands of lipstick found that 55 per cent contained trace amounts of lead. More here
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Re: Applying lipstick can harm your IQ

Postby cooran » Wed Dec 05, 2012 9:09 am

Hello plwk, all,

A little more:

Most Lipsticks contain Lead, Study Finds
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/02/1 ... 75780.html
Easily Lead - Mostly False
http://www.snopes.com/medical/toxins/lipstick.asp
Lipsticks contain Lead and can cause Cancer - Facts Analysis
http://www.hoaxorfact.com/Health/lipsti ... ancer.html

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Re: Applying lipstick can harm your IQ

Postby tiltbillings » Wed Dec 05, 2012 9:42 am

Well, i guess that puts an end to any thoughts of being a drag queen.
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Re: Applying lipstick can harm your IQ

Postby BubbaBuddhist » Wed Dec 05, 2012 10:30 am

Yes, I shall stop doing that forthwith.

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Re: Applying lipstick can harm your IQ

Postby Aloka » Wed Dec 05, 2012 10:34 am

tiltbillings wrote:Well, i guess that puts an end to any thoughts of being a drag queen.


You could try staining your lips with berry juice, Tilt.
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Re: Applying lipstick can harm your IQ

Postby tiltbillings » Wed Dec 05, 2012 10:44 am

Aloka wrote:
tiltbillings wrote:Well, i guess that puts an end to any thoughts of being a drag queen.


You could try staining your lips with berry juice, Tilt.
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No. I think it is all just too much work.
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Re: Applying lipstick can harm your IQ

Postby Cittasanto » Wed Dec 05, 2012 7:40 pm

tiltbillings wrote:Well, i guess that puts an end to any thoughts of being a drag queen.

and I was hoping to be your drag princess, I already have the high heels, frock, and skirt!

This offering maybe right, or wrong, but it is one, the other, both, or neither!
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Re: Applying lipstick can harm your IQ

Postby tiltbillings » Wed Dec 05, 2012 8:50 pm

Cittasanto wrote:
tiltbillings wrote:Well, i guess that puts an end to any thoughts of being a drag queen.

and I was hoping to be your drag princess, I already have the high heels, frock, and skirt!
Being a female looks like way too much work.
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Re: Applying lipstick can harm your IQ

Postby Kare » Wed Dec 05, 2012 9:28 pm

tiltbillings wrote:Being a female looks like way too much work.


Agreed. That is probably why the lazier half of humanity choose to be reborn as males ... :twisted:
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Re: Applying lipstick can harm your IQ

Postby Yana » Thu Dec 06, 2012 2:20 am

Applying lipstick can harm your IQ

..passing out free lipstick before exam time.."muahahahaha*evil sinister :twisted: laugh*
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Re: Applying lipstick can harm your IQ

Postby m0rl0ck » Thu Dec 06, 2012 3:38 am

I think this is true. My ex wife wore alot of lipstick and i did kiss her at times and she quite often remarked at how stupid i was. She was apparently unscathed.
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Re: Applying lipstick can harm your IQ

Postby manas » Mon Jul 29, 2013 9:29 am

I have worn lipstick only three times, once when acting in this skit wherein I had to dress as a woman (they really should have given me a longer dress, to cover my legs - 'eww') and a couple of times when my daughters insisted on giving me a 'makeover' and I, doting dad that I am, let them subject me to this 'treatment' (which even included a wig). The eye-liner was actually quite difficult to get off. As for this powdery substance they applied to my face, it kind of stank. I don't know how you ladies put up with it all.

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