About us

At a glance

Galderma and Nestlé Skin Health are 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 strategic areas: Prescription, Aesthetics, and Consumer. 

A Timeline of our Global 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% Gel

2008
Launch of Epiduo Gel

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

*Not all products are approved in the United States.