A laughing baby sitting on floor with legs wide spread while his hands touching the Huggies diapers AboutUs_Hero Banner_Mobile
annotation annotation

About Huggies®

The name Huggies® is synonymous with comfy diapers. But there’s more to us than diapers and wipes. We want you to see what Huggies® is really all about — a legacy of innovation, healthcare, and science.

dot lines dot lines
annotation icon
annotation icon

Huggies® History

For more than five decades, Huggies® has been part of the parenting journey. A lot has changed since the first Kimbies diapers in 1968, including innovations that have helped generations of babies to stay clean and healthy.

  • 1978

    1968

    Kimberly-Clark® launches Kimbies disposable diaper, which was renamed to Kleenex Huggies® in 1978.

  • 1982

    1983

    By 1983, Huggies® becomes the first diaper on the market to offer refastenable tape on its waistband.

  • 1990

    1990

    Huggies® started offering plant-based* wipes since 1990™.

  • 1997

    Huggies® launches our disposable swim pant, Little Swimmers®- the first innovative swimming solution made with unique materials that don’t swell in water.

  • 2017

    Huggies® introduced the Little Snugglers® Nano Preemie Diaper and Natural Care® Extra Sensitive Wipes to protect the delicate skin of a premature baby under 2 lbs.

  • 2019

    Huggies releases our latest innovation, Special Delivery™ Diapers, our softest diaper with plant-based materials* to help keep your baby comfortable.

AboutUsHealthySkin AboutUsHealthySkin

Importance of healthy, huggable Skin

Did you know babies’ skin is biologically different in structure and function from grown-ups? Learn about the science behind diapered skin health.

dot lines dot lines