This article states that women swallow approximately 6 pounds of lipstick in their lifetime. This is untrue. However, you would have to use 454 to 1,512 tubs of lipstick (see calculations in article). The problem with this claim is that it is to falsifiable. There are many contributing factors to weight gain and to determine it's source to be a single thing is impossible. Not to mention weight varies greatly simply throughout the day. A lifetime is also a very long time to monitor someone's lipstick application amounts as well as their weight. Therefore, you cannot test this hypothesis with experimentation. This also seems to be an extraordinary claim. Someone using that much lipstick in their lifetime seems like an absurdly large usage amount. I do not see how anyone can believe this statement.
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