About us

At a glance

Nestlé Skin Health is part of Nestlé's global business portfolio. To meet a broad range of skin health needs, we offer a range of leading medical and consumer skin health brands, through three business units: Prescription, Aesthetics (both under the Galderma brand), and Consumer care.

A timeline of our history

1981
Foundation of Galderma

1984
Galderma discovers Adapalene

1986
First commercial operations

1995
Acne treatment Differin launch

2000
Opening of production site in Baie d’Urfé, Canada

2001
Licensing agreement for Metvix (Skin cancer)

2004
Opening of production site in Hortolândia, Brazil

2007
Launch of Differin 0.3%

2008
Launch of Epiduo

2009
Launch of Azzalure and Restylane Injector

 

 

2011
Acquisition of Q-med, maker of Restylane

2014
Nestlé Skin Health is founded

2016
Formation of The Proactiv Company