BRAND INNOVATION PROJECTS
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How Our Scientists Turned a Digital Trend Into Reality
Ever experience maskne (mask acne)? The last two years have changed life for us all—from more time at home to less travel. But a far less talked about impact of the pandemic is its effect on our skin. From mask-induced breakouts to stress pimples, skin has been a constant struggle for many throughout the course of the pandemic. During this unprecedented time, we have also seen a rise in social media use, with consumers looking to...
Aveeno® is advancing skincare for cancer patients
Cancer therapy often causes skin-related side effects. So, our scientists at Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health teamed up with oncology experts at our pharmaceutical division to find a solution. The result? A first-of-its-kind study that uncovered how some cancer therapies can damage the skin barrier. The study also found that Aveeno® Restorative Skin Therapy provides “significant” improvement in cancer patients’ skin and itch relief.
Nicorette® gets personal(ized) with smokers*
Every smoker is unique. What triggers them to light up. How much and how often they smoke. And why they’re motivated to quit. Enter the Nicorette® QuickMist SmartTrack™ product and app, available outside of the United States. The world’s first digitally connected craving relief spray and personalized app, SmartTrack™ tracks doses and provides personalized support with a tap of the phone. The best part? With SmartTrack™, smokers are 2.5 times more likely kick the habit.
* Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health markets the Nicorette® brand outside of the United States.
Neutrogena Skin360® app
Personalized care at your fingertips. Just snap a selfie on your smart phone and poof! The Neutrogena Skin360® app processes over 100,000 pixels from each selfie to measure and track five different aspects of skin health to give you a personalized skin care routine. The best part? AI technology learns and adapts to your skin over time.
Global Head, Research & Development
“As any Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health scientist will tell you, our ability to draw inspiration from the world around us strengthens our science and enhances the solutions we’re able to deliver.”
Stories from the frontlines of innovation
Inside our virtual and physical walls, you’ll find brilliant people with big ideas and the passion to make them a reality. Go behind the lab coats, tests tubes and digital-first thinking to find out what our tireless team is working on now—and dreaming about tackling next.
With 99% of people breathing air containing high levels of pollutants, is it any surprise that outdoor air pollution has the potential to disrupt daily life for millions of people suffering from nonallergic rhinitis? Learn how Leslie Zhang, a Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health scientist who lives in China with his family, is finding ways to reduce symptoms triggered by air pollution.
If you’ve found yourself living anywhere but under a rock in the past few years, you’ll know that long gone are the days of “wash-and-go.” And here to stay are the three, five, and seven-step skincare routines that include cleansing, exfoliating, moisturizing, and everything in-between. The problem? No one skincare routine or product works for us all.
In today’s world, there aren’t many things in our daily lives that don’t involve digital technology. Trends are emerging involving how we adopt digital tools, and the new ways scientists innovate to improve everyday life. But exactly how are scientists improving our day-to-day lives?
Meet the scientists behind our brands
Ramit Kalia, Principal Scientist, Oral Care, shares how his journey through R&D at Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health has taught him the most important lesson of all: trusting himself.
Ever thought about the people behind iconic brands like BAND-AID® Brand? Well, look no further than scientist and trained engineer, Jenny Du-Soriano.
WHY & HOW WE INNOVATE
The health and safety of the people and planet we love are paramount. That’s why every product we make goes through a rigorous five-step safety process. If any step in the process fails, we go back to the drawing board. No shortcuts. Period.
We're all about earning the trust of millions of people around the world. That's why we're constantly improving existing formulas–and inventing new ones–to empower consumers to take better care of themselves and their loved ones.