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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.

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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


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

  • 1982


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

  • 1990


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

    *70%+ by weight

  • 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 Special Delivery™ Diapers, a soft diaper made with plant-based materials* to help keep your baby comfortable.

    *20%+ by weight

  • 2024

    Huggies launches our latest innovation, HUGGIES® Skin Essentials™ diapers, wipes, and PULL-UPS® training pants. Dermatologist approved and designed to help keep skin clean and healthy from baby to BIG KID®

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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.

Our Commitment to Quality & Safety

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