Cinnamon Sugar Scrub Dermatitis: "Natural" Is Not Always Best

Pediatr Dermatol. 2017 Jan;34(1):e42-e43. doi: 10.1111/pde.12994. Epub 2016 Oct 4.


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.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adolescent
  • Allergens / adverse effects*
  • Cinnamomum zeylanicum / adverse effects*
  • Dermatitis, Allergic Contact / diagnosis
  • Dermatitis, Allergic Contact / etiology*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Patch Tests
  • Perfume / adverse effects*


  • Allergens
  • Perfume