Journal of Microscopy and Ultrastructure

ORIGINAL ARTICLE
Year
: 2019  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 194--197

Lipsticks: The microbial cellar: An original study


K Siya, Jubin Thomas, RB Vinod Kumar, Ajish M Saji, Amal K Iype, S Akhil 
 Department of Oral Pathology, Malabar Dental College and Research Centre, Edappal, Kerala, India

Correspondence Address:
Dr. S Akhil
Department of Oral Pathology, Malabar Dental College and Research Centre, Manoor, Chekanoor Road, Mudur P O, Edappal . 679 578, Malappuram, Kerala
India

Background: Microbial contamination of cosmetics products is of incredible significance since it will not only cause significant health hazardous but also act as a potential source of infections. Contamination will cause spoilage of the item and when pathogenic they become a genuine threat for its users. Aim: To evaluate the bacterial contamination in regularly used lipsticks. Objectives: To identify the pathogenic organism present in the lipsticks.To understand the potential complications of the organisms identified. Comparing the microbial count in used and new lipsticks.


How to cite this article:
Siya K, Thomas J, Vinod Kumar R B, Saji AM, Iype AK, Akhil S. Lipsticks: The microbial cellar: An original study.J Microsc Ultrastruct 2019;7:194-197


How to cite this URL:
Siya K, Thomas J, Vinod Kumar R B, Saji AM, Iype AK, Akhil S. Lipsticks: The microbial cellar: An original study. J Microsc Ultrastruct [serial online] 2019 [cited 2020 Aug 12 ];7:194-197
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