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Geraniol is a common fragrance ingredient. It smells like rose and can be found in rose oil or in small quantities in geranium, lemon and many other essential oils. 

Just like other similar fragrance ingredients (like linalool and limonene) geraniol also oxidises on air exposure and becomes allergenic. Best to avoid if you have sensitive skin.

Show me some proof

  • Chemical Research in Toxicology, 2007, 20 (5), pp 807–814, Fragrance Compound Geraniol Forms Contact Allergens on Air Exposure. Identification and Quantification of Oxidation Products and Effect on Skin Sensitization

Products with Geraniol

Junglück Rosewater Meishoku Bigansui Medicated Skin Lotion My rose Rose Water Nobilis Tilia Květová Voda - Bio Růže Pantene Pro-V Miracles Lift&Volume Biotin + Rosewater Shampoo Aveda Chakra 4 Balancing Pure-Fume Mist Harmony Aveda Lavender Essential Oil + Base Damascena Natural Rose Water Dr Hauschka Renewing Night Conditioner Gulsha Ultimate Rosewater MELVITA Bourbon Geranium Floral Water Najel Damascus Rose Hydrolate Neal's Yard Remedies Lavender Bath Salts sensatia botanicals Anti Wrinkle Serum For 30+ Years Antipodes Resurrect Clarifying Facial Toner Aveda Stress-fix™ Concentrate Elemis Cellular Recovery Skin Bliss Capsules Indola Finish Smooth Serum Lush Eau Roma Water MELVITA Organic Rose Floral Water Nurme Super Foaming Lavender Soap POM POM Sheavaj Sárgabarackmag Olajjal SKOON Spotless Spot Stick Saloos Bio Face Oil Argan & Prickly Pear & Rose Seven wonders Moroccan Argan Oil Skin Serum renovality Massage Body Oil With Lavender Aroma Zone Elixir Floral De Rose De Damas Bio Aveda Chakra 6 Balancing Pure-Fume Mist Insight Aveda Stress-fix™ Soaking Salts BIOSSANCE Squalane + Vitamin C Rose Oil BIOSSANCE Squalane + Vitamin C Rose Oil Dr. Brenner’s Vitamin C Serum Night Oil Treatment LOLI Arnica Elderberry Jelly MELVITA Argan Oil purfumed with Rose Essential Oil MELVITA Orange Blossom Floral Water Patyka Huile Absolue Skin Booster Serum Sister & Co Super Seed Facial Formula Solea Krema Vichy Dercos Densi-Solutions Hair Mass Creator Treatment cokoon Eau D'Essence De Rose Alter/Native Conditioner Avon Aromatherapy Calm Body Mist Spray - Eucalyptus & Peppermint Beauty Bay Skinhit Nourishing Oil Botanics Nourishing Facial Oil With Rosehip Calduch Laboratorios Suavina Dermo Original Dora Natura Tonizáló Virágvíz Permet Hialuronsavval Jázmin - Búzavirág Dr Hauschka Rose Nurturing Body Oil Dr Hauschka Rose Nurturing Body Oil Dr Hauschka Sage Purifying Bath Essence Dr Hauschka Silk Body Powder