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Consumer Health Care

At Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health, we are uniquely positioned to help improve personal health by delivering products that are rooted in science and endorsed by professionals. As part of a fast-moving segment of healthcare, we move with speed to keep the pace with our consumers and deliver meaningful solutions. Our iconic skin health, self care and essential health brands help people live healthier lives, every day from their very first day.
We bring Johnson & Johnson’s unique perspective as a leading healthcare company together with next-generation science and close partnerships with skin experts and dermatologists to create high performance premium and mass products for healthy skin. Our broad Skin Health portfolio provides the best care for skin.

Have a look at our brands available in Switzerland:
  • NEUTROGENA®

    Neutrogena® has brought clinically-proven skin care solutions to consumers for more than 60 years. By creating, innovating and rethinking what is possible in skincare, Neutrogena products for the face and body deliver real results without compromises. Today, Neutrogena is available in more than 70 countries, providing healthy beauty options for consumers across the globe.

    BEBE®

    bebe® is specially tailored to the needs of young skin and has been caring for it for over 50 years.

    Visit the bebe® Website
    PIZ BUIN®

    For over 70 years, Piz Buin® has been providing sun lovers everywhere with suncare solutions that help them achieve the perfect balance between getting a beautiful tan and the protection they need.

    LE PETIT MARSEILLAIS®

    A brand faithful to its Provencal land, driven by the desire to please you every day through its products. Our key words? The joy of living. That of small pleasures, simple things and sun-drenched nature.

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We meet the health needs of families across the globe by offering new ways for patients to take the power of their health into their own hands with both over-the-counter and naturally-based health and wellness products. These include a range of medicated and non-medicated solutions across key categories such as pain relief, smoking cessation, allergy, anti-diarrheal, antacids, nasal decongestants and cough and colds.

Have a look at the brands available in Switzerland:
  • Nicorette®

    For 40 years Nicorette® has helped people become smoke-free by offering the widest range of nicotine replacement therapy formats, ensuring everyone can find a stop smoking method that works for them.

    Imodium®

    Imodium® is used for the treatment of acute diarrhea and practical help on the road.

    Visine®

    Visine® eye drops are used to relieve slight irritation of the eyes.

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We raise the standard of everyday care with products that deliver beloved experiences and effective outcomes for healthier consumers at every stage of life. Throughout their lives, consumers reach for our iconic wound care, oral care, baby care, hair care, and women’s health brands to take care of themselves and others. The products used in consumers’ daily routines leave a lasting imprint. Many of our brands created the categories in which they sit and have been at the core of people’s lives for more than 100 years.

Have a look at the brands available in Switzerland:
  • CAREFREE®

    Every woman should make the world her own and be allowed to feel unreservedly feminine. That is why girls and women should draw their self-confidence from all facets of femininity. Carefree® was created through fresh, new thinking. The first panty liners available in Germany 1976 were Carefree liners. Since then we have developed our products based on the latest scientific findings to help women feel fresh and comfortable every day.

    JOHNSON’S®

    Whether it’s during the bubble baths or the bedtime snuggles, we’re proud that our baby products have been part of the special moments in your baby’s life for nearly 125 years. All Johnson’s® baby products are hypoallergenic, dermatologist-tested and paraben-free as part of our promise to enable a healthy future for all babies. Every Johnson’s® product is made with the purest and highest-quality ingredients because we are committed to happy, healthy development.

    LISTERINE®

    LISTERINE® Mouthwash is the world's number one daily mouthwash. More than 50 peer-reviewed scientific studies support the formula’s unique ability to fight plaque, protect gums, build strong teeth and boost confidence with long-lasting fresh breath. LISTERINE Mouthwash has been used by more than one billion people in more than 85 countries.

    MAUI MOISTURE

    Maui Moisture was inspired by handpicked and handcrafted ingredients that can be found on tropical islands like Maui. Most shampoos and conditioners start with deionized, chemically treated water as their primary ingredient. Maui Moisture starts with a unique blend with aloe vera juice and is infused with pure coconut water. Maui Moisture is crafted into 6 amazing ranges for all different hair types and textures to help get your hair looking healthy. An escape to the Maui islands with every use.

    O.B.®

    Can you imagine life without tampons? Since its introduction more than 70 years ago, o.b.® has been an important part of the lives of millions of women and a symbol of their self-confidence. Today, o.b.® continues to do everything possible to satisfy the needs of women.

    Visit the o.b.® Website
    OGX®

    We’re beauty, pure and simple. So unattainable looks don’t inspire us, but originality does. That’s why we love being different; from our exotic ingredients, to the shape of our bottles, to our quest for sustainability – we approach beauty in our own way. Our ads aren’t filled with celebrity spokesmodels, and we don’t try to make hair look “perfect” because we’d rather make hair look fuller, smoother, straighter, curlier, or bouncier and smell irresistible while we’re at it. That means we’ll never ask what you want to “fix” about your hair, because that’s something you should never even think about. We just want to know what you love about it, so we can make you love it even more.

    Visit the OGX® Website
    PENATEN®

    For over a century it has been Penaten's® concern to support parents with baby care and care with innovative products. The brand stands for trusted baby care and offers a comprehensive range of products that meet the special requirements of sensitive baby skin and the individual needs of caring parents.

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Consumer Health Products: 130 Years of Innovation

Johnson & Johnson Founded

Three brothers, Robert Wood Johnson, James Wood Johnson and Edward Mead Johnson, founded Johnson & Johnson in New Brunswick, NJ, U.S.

To the Rescue!

We made the first ever commercial First Aid kits. Johnson & Johnson still distributes kits like these to help in areas around the world that experience natural disasters.

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Keeping Teeth & Gums Healthy

We made the first mass-produced dental floss to help people keep their teeth and gums clean. Originally, the dental floss was made of leftover silk from sutures!

Addressing Women’s Needs

We started producing and marketing the first mass-produced disposable sanitary napkins for women. This was a big improvement over homemade methods and grew out of the company’s early maternal and child health kits.

The First Ready-Made Bandages

Johnson & Johnson employee Earle Dickson came up with the idea for BAND-AID® Brand Adhesive Bandages to help his wife (who would get minor cuts in the kitchen) with the first ready-made bandage you could apply yourself.

A New Routine at Bathtime

Knowing that bathtime is a special time (that shouldn’t be ruined by eye irritation), we introduced our Johnson's® Baby Shampoo with our No More Tears® formula, a mild soap-free formula that cleans baby’s hair, but won’t irritate eyes!

Over-the-Counter Pain Relief

Johnson & Johnson acquires McNeil Laboratories. The following year, Tylenol® is approved for sale without prescription.

Meeting Out-of-This-World Needs!

In 1963, BAND-AID® Brand Adhesive Bandages went into space with Mercury Astronauts.

The Motrin® IB Brand Story Begins

Motrin® first came out in 1974 as a prescription drug and was then approved as Motrin® IB in the mid-1980s as an over-the-counter pain reliever and fever reducer.

Safe Packaging

McNeil Consumer Healthcare launches the first tamper-resistant packaging in response to a criminal tampering incident with Extra Strength Tylenol®.

Improving the Safety of Children

To continue the company’s leadership in wound care innovation, Johnson & Johnson became a founding sponsor of Safe Kids Worldwide, a global organization dedicated to preventing injuries in children.

Neutrogena® Joins Johnson & Johnson

Neutrogena® joins the Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health, adding to our iconic Consumer Health brands. Neutrogena® manufactures and markets products in over 70 countries.

Children’s Motrin®

Children’s Motrin® becomes the first non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drug approved for pediatric use without a prescription in the U.S.

Antibiotic BAND-AID® Brand Adhesive Bandages

BAND-AID® Brand Antibiotic Adhesive Bandages were created as the first ever adhesive bandages to have specially formulated antibiotic ointment right on the pad.

Aveeno®

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health acquires the Aveeno® brand from SC Johnson.

Aveeno® for Babies

Aveeno® introduces a line of soothing and therapeutic skin care products for babies, formulated with colloidal oatmeal.

Aveeno® for the Face

Aveeno® launches its’ first facial care products, with the introduction of POSITIVELY RADIANT® and CLEAR COMPLEXION, both made with Soy Complex to even skin tone and texture.

Rapid Release

McNeil Consumer Healthcare launches Tylenol® Extra Strength Rapid Release Gels, which are Gelcaps that are specifically designed with holes to allow the release of powerful medicine even faster than before.

Bringing Together Two of the Biggest Names in Consumer Health!

Listerine®, Visine® and Benadryl® join the Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health after being acquired from Pfizer’s Consumer Healthcare business.

A New Way to Combat the Sun

Neutrogena® develops a breakthrough sun protection technology Helioplex®. This proven broad spectrum sunscreen technology is uniquely formulated to provide an ideal balance of UVA and UVB protection to match the damage of UV rays.

Zyrtec®

Zyrtec®, previously available by prescription only, becomes available over-the-counter in the U.S.

Neutrogena® Hydro Boost

Neutrogena® launched Neutrogena® Hydro Boost skin care globally, which includes Purified Hyaluronic Acid that acts as a sponge for dry skin cells by absorbing up to 1000x its weight in water.

Listerine Zero®

Listerine® Brand launched Listerine Zero®, a zero-alcohol formula that cleans deep to kill bad breath germs for a healthier mouth.

Neutrogena® Rapid Wrinkle Repair

Neutrogena® launched the Neutrogena® Rapid Wrinkle Repair® line, which is designed to meet the needs of women seeking quick results and aggressive anti-aging solutions.

Women’s Rogaine®

Women’s Rogaine® 5% Minoxidil Foam is the first and only approved once a day 5% minoxidil foam treatment for women.

Neutrogena® Wet Skin

Wet Skin Sunscreen with Helioplex® is the first line of sunscreen specially formulated to be applied to wet skin. Wet Spray technology cuts through water, providing broad spectrum UVA/UVB protection.

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NeoStrata Company, Inc.

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. acquired NeoStrata Company, Inc., a global leader in dermocosmetics.

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Vogue International LLC

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. acquired Vogue International LLC, maker of hair care (OGX, Maui Moisture).

Motionmax™ Technology

BAND-AID® Brand Skin-Flex® Bandages that use Motionmax™ Technology were launched. The bandages expand and contract for the ultimate skin-like fit.

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Johnson's®

Johnson's® began a global end-to-end relaunch of all baby washes, lotions and haircare products, including fewer ingredients, ergonomic new packaging, and a greener manufacturing footprint.

Zarbee’s, Inc.

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. acquired Zarbee’s, Inc., a leader in naturally inspired healthcare products for children and adults. Read the press release.

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Listerine® Ready Tabs™

Listerine® Ready Tabs™ launched, representing a game-changing way to get a whole-mouth clean feeling outside of the bathroom. Anytime. Anywhere. Read the press release.

New Plastics Economy Global Commitment

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc. signed the New Plastics Economy Global Commitment, pledging to use more recycled materials in packaging, reduce reliance on the single-use model, and ensure that 100% of plastic packaging be reusable, recyclable or compostable by the year 2025.

Johnson’s CottonTouch™

Johnson’s® launched its CottonTouch™ line, made with real cotton. Perfectly pH balanced, it is specially designed for a newborn's sensitive skin.

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Dr Ci:Labo, Labo Labo and Genomer

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health acquired Japanese prestige skin care lines Dr Ci:Labo, Labo Labo and Genomer. Read the press release.

Neutrogena® Bright Boost

Neutrogena® launched Bright Boost, the first skin collection created by millennial scientists for millennial skin.

Children’s Tylenol® Dissolve Packs

Children’s Tylenol® Dissolve Packs are kid-friendly and come in a wild berry flavor that works without water and dissolves on your kid’s tongue in seconds.

Aveeno® Restorative Skin Therapy

The Aveeno® Restorative Skin Therapy collection is made with prebiotic oat and is clinically proven to restore sensitive, distressed, dry skin and help improve skin’s resilience over time. This therapeutic line was developed in collaboration with a leading onco-dermatologist and proven effective even on the distressed skin of oncology patients.

Healthy Lives Mission

Building on Johnson & Johnson’s long-standing history of sustainability, Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health announced its commitment to accelerate action to protect our environment and address important human health challenges through its Healthy Lives Mission. As part of its total health approach, Consumer Health will invest $800 million through 2030 to deliver greater benefits for people, communities and our planet.

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