R. C. Jamieson, M.D.
JAMA. 1933;101(20):1560. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.27430450003009b.
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The report by Greenbaum1 of a case of dermatitis and conjunctivitis due to eyelash dye has prompted the addition of this case to those on record in which eyelash dye (in this case also Lash-Lure) was the excitant.

The use of dyes on eyelids and eyebrows would seem to the public a simple and harmless procedure, but to the dermatologist even the most trifling and apparently innocuous agents must be considered as a possible cause in searching for the etiology in mild chronic cases of dermatitis about the eyes, face and neck in women. These cases are encountered more and more frequently, and each new cosmetic added to the already long list adds one more possible exciting agent.

In Bab's2 recent article he mentions a number of cosmetics and dyes used on eyelashes, eyebrows or skin which are known to produce dermatitis and even conjunctivitis. Henna also, which


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