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Playing With: Drugged Lipstick
Basic Trope: Lipstick or other cosmetics laced with drugs or poison.
  • Straight: Alice wears lipstick laced with poison, and seduces Bob. When she kisses him, he absorbs the full dose of the poison. (Why Alice is immune is not explained.)
  • Exaggerated: Alice wears full makeup laced with the toxin, as well as perfume and lotion, so that no matter how Bob makes contact with her, he'll get poisoned.
  • Downplayed: ???
  • Justified:
    • The lipstick is an effective delivery system for the toxin.
    • The substance in the lipstick is some kind of illicit drug, and Alice is wearing (or carrying) the lipstick to not get caught either getting high or transporting the drug.
    • Alice is a Yandere who is trying the Taking You with Me approach on her Love Interest, hoping they'll be Together in Death.
    • The lipstick is laced with peanuts, to which Bob is allergic, but Alice isn't. When he kisses her, he dies of an allergic reaction.
    • Alice has Acquired Poison Immunity.
    • Alice is immune because she's actually a robot.
  • Inverted: Alice is on the receiving end of the poison kiss, not the giving end.
  • Gender Inverted: The one wearing the lipstick is Bob.
  • Subverted: Alice is In Da Club, and takes out what looks like an illicit drug, but is actually a breath mint.
  • Double Subverted: The mint has been laced with a drug or poison, and she kisses Bob with her minty-fresh and deadly breath.
  • Parodied: Beautygirl Cosmetics markets their lipstick as Now 100% drug-free!
  • Zig Zagged: ???
  • Averted:
    • Alice doesn't lace her makeup with drugs or poison.
    • Alice doesn't wear makeup of any kind.
  • Enforced: "We need to paint Alice as a real Femme Fatale."
  • Lampshaded: "Your kiss is like poison..."
  • Invoked: Alice becomes part of a Rave culture that involves drugs and/or is being used as a Honey Trap on someone else at the club.
  • Exploited: ???
  • Defied:
    • Alice worries about the potential hazards, and uses more... Conventional ways of either getting high or delivering poison.
    • Alternatively, Alice doesn't understand the need for drugs to enjoy lights, music, and dancing; she's just there to have a good time and doesn't feel the need to get herself or others high to do so.
  • Discussed: ???
  • Conversed: ???
  • Deconstructed: These chemicals present a hazard to Alice, as much as Bob.
  • Reconstructed:
  • Played For Laughs: Alice comes across as an Abhorrent Admirer.

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