Cinnamon Sugar Scrub Dermatitis: “Natural” Is Not Always Best

  title={Cinnamon Sugar Scrub Dermatitis: “Natural” Is Not Always Best},
  author={Shehla Admani and Hannah E. Hill and Sharon E Jacob},
  journal={Pediatric Dermatology},
Children are at risk of developing allergic contact dermatitis to fragrances. Personal hygiene products, even those labeled hypoallergenic or considered all natural, may be a significant source of fragrance exposure in this population. 

Natural ingredients in cosmetic products—A suggestion for a screening series for skin allergy

Naturally derived cosmetic product ingredients of both plant and animal origin are being included increasingly in product formulations in order to cater to consumer preferences. They may be an

Cinnamon extract effects on insulin resistance, metabolic factors, and menstrual cyclicity of women with polycystic ovary syndrome: A systematic review and meta-analysis

Cinnamon can be a potential supplementary therapy agent for PCOS women as it improves fasting blood glucose, insulin level, HDL–cholesterol and menstrual cyclicity in PCos women.



Occupational allergic contact dermatitis from cinnamon including one case from airborne exposure

This book describes how the bark of the cinnamon tree is used as a spice and its flavour is from an essential oil containing mainly cinnamal.

Exposing covert fragrance chemicals.

  • P. Scheinman
  • Environmental Science
    American journal of contact dermatitis : official journal of the American Contact Dermatitis Society
  • 2001
This article details some covert fragrance agents to help physicians better educate their fragrance-sensitive patients.

Patch Testing in Children From 2005 to 2012: Results From the North American Contact Dermatitis Group

Differences inpositive patch test and relevant positive patch test frequencies between children and adults as well as test periods confirm the importance of reporting periodic updates of patch testing in children to enhance clinicians’ vigilance to clinically important allergens.

Is there a risk using hypoallergenic cosmetic pediatric products in the United States?

Plant contact dermatitis

Occupa - tional allergic

  • Plant contact dermatitis
  • 1985