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FDA study reveals lead in 400 lipsticks

(CNN) - Ladies, a warning before you pucker up. Your lipstick could be covered in lead! 

A study by the Food and Drug Administration found 400 lipsticks on the market tested positive for lead. 

The least contaminated lipstick was "Wet n' Wild Mega Mixers Lip Balm Bahama Mama". 
It was also the cheapest brand. 

Five L'Oreal and Maybelline lipsticks ranked among the top most contaminated. 

The worst offender was "Maybelline Color Sensational Pink Petal" by L'Oreal U-S-A. It contained more than 275 times the amount of lead than the Wet and Wild brand. 

The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics wants the government to set limits for lead levels in lipsticks. 
The F-D-A says the lead detected does not pose safety risks. 

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