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Eye herpes.

I went to a cosmetic counter at M.A.C today and the sales girl was helpful but a tad pushy and just started saying "here, try this" and using her eye brush to put eyes shadow from the rack on my eyes, I NEVER Allow that nor do it myself in a store, but she was so assertive that I stupidly caved. Anyway, I'm worried about getting an infection or even worse, Ocular herpes, if I were to have contracted either one of those how long would it be before I knew if I had it???

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Asked by Anonymous at 6:02 PM on Aug. 11, 2013 in Health

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  • typically they use disposable applicators at trial counters so there is not contamination.

    Answer by But_Mommie at 6:11 PM on Aug. 11, 2013

  • I think you'll be fine. As previously posted, they typically use disposable brushes. If you're saying she didn't, you need to contact the store.

    Ocular herpes would be a very outside chance...

    Answer by Mrs_Prissy at 6:17 PM on Aug. 11, 2013

  • It was not a disposable applicator, it was a brush from her kit, which I'm not worried about because I'm pretty sure they sanitize those. It's the pod of eyeshadow she whooped off the rack that anyone could have had their fingers in, remdipping after testing it on there own eyes.

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 6:21 PM on Aug. 11, 2013

  • I'd be more concerned about conjunctivitis or possibly a sty.

    Answer by mommy_jules at 6:34 PM on Aug. 11, 2013

  • There would be no way in hell that I would have allowed that sales lady near my eyes!!
    I would have left and addressed the store manager!

    Answer by PMSMom10 at 6:39 PM on Aug. 11, 2013

  • How assertive could she have been? If I don't want someone to touch me they will get hurt if they try. Did she commit Battery?? If so report her now to the manager and fill out a police report so your medical bills will be paid for when your eyelashes fall out next week!!

    Answer by Crafty26 at 7:14 PM on Aug. 11, 2013

  • It might be worth reporting the incident to the salesperson's manager, just because she shouldn't have touched you withot your consent. She needs to be told that's not acceptable.

    Answer by Ballad at 8:38 PM on Aug. 11, 2013

  • She was pushy??? I would hav been push back!!!

    Answer by louise2 at 9:33 PM on Aug. 11, 2013

  • no

    Answer by tessa001 at 5:12 PM on Aug. 15, 2013

  • No what?

    Comment by Anonymous (original poster) at 8:05 AM on Aug. 16, 2013

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