Nivea is a German personal care brand that specializes in skin- and body-care products. It was founded in 1911 and is one of the world's largest personal care brands.
Founded in 1911 by Oskar Troplowitz in Germany
Launched the iconic Nivea Creme in 1911
Acquired by Beiersdorf AG in 1922
Expanded to other countries in the 1930s
Introduced the first sunscreen in 1936
Launched the first men's grooming range in 1980
Continued to expand product range and global presence in the 2000s and 2010s
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The iconic product that started it all, the Nivea Creme is a moisturizing cream that can be used on the face, hands, and body. It is known for its thick, creamy formula that provides intense hydration.
A lighter version of the Nivea Creme, Nivea Soft is a moisturizing cream that can be used on the face, hands, and body. It is known for its fast-absorbing formula and delicate scent.
A range of products specifically designed for men, the Nivea Men line includes body washes, shaving products, and facial cleansers. It is known for its straightforward approach to men's grooming.
No, Nivea is not a cruelty-free brand. They test on animals when required by law, and their parent company, Beiersdorf AG, sells products in China, where animal testing is required by law.
Nivea Creme is a heavier, more intense moisturizer that is best used on extremely dry skin. Nivea Soft is a lighter moisturizer that absorbs quickly and is ideal for everyday use.
Some common ingredients in Nivea products include glycerin, shea butter, sunflower seed oil, and provitamin B5.
Nivea has products that are specifically designed for sensitive skin, such as the Nivea Sensitive line. However, every person's skin is different, so it's best to patch test a new product before using it on your face or body.
Nivea products are sold in many drugstores, supermarkets, and online retailers. You can also buy them directly from the Nivea website.