Beiersdorf Aktiengesellschaft is a Germany-based manufacturer of chemical consumer goods, with a focus on personal care products and cosmetics. The company operates in two business areas: Consumer and tesa. The Consumer business segment offers skin and beauty care products such as all-purpose creams, face, body and hand creams, lip care sticks, deodorants, soaps, shampoos, plasters and other bandages. The brand portfolio includes NIVEA, Eucerin and La Prairie, the company's core brand, as well as regional and local brands such as Hansaplast / Elastoplast, Labello, Florena, Aquaphor and Hidrofugal. The tesa business division deals with the development, manufacture and marketing of self-adhesive products and solutions for industrial customers, craftsmen and end users under the tesa brand. The company also has its own research and development department.