As one of the leading international skin care companies, Nivea is close to consumers, offering them compelling, innovative products. Over 100 years ago, Nivea invented modern skincare with Nivea Creme. Today, millions of people all over the world, all with different types of skin, rely on the Nivea brand. That is why Nivea’s researchers work extensively with different skin types and the different care requirements brought about by culture, gender, and age. Nivea has worked with over 50 institutions around the world to ensure that our products are suitable for your skin. The name of Nivea itself comes from the Latin words “nix, nivis” and means “snow”. When translated, Nivea literally means “snow white”.