Also been using Stylast (and LAST) for many years, on a variety of different cartridges, and never had any problem. The key is to apply the liquid only to the stylus itself.
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I've never seen water migrate up the outside of a drinking straw. And, most liquid stylus cleaners and treatments, like stylast have viscosities that deter "capillary action" or are solvents that will disappate quickly. I don't buy into this capillary action nonsense. I've experimented on ruined hollow shaft cantilevers about 8 years ago and viewed the lack of migration with my 100 to 250 power binocular style microscope (purchased at a college auction for only $30!).
If you like Stylast, I'd keep using it. BTW, Garth Leerer, who is the U.S. distributor of Benz recommends RRL LP#9, which is a liquid solvent stylus cleaner. Since he is the guy that is responsible for all warranty in the US for the Benz, Clear Audio and Koetsu lines, I'll trust his opinion ...