Olay

Olay

About Olay

Olay is an American skin care line. It is one of the top skin care retail brands in the world, except for Japan, and is one of Procter & Gamble's multi-billion dollar brands. For the 2009 fiscal year ended June 30, Olay accounted for an estimated $2.8 billion of P&G's $79 billion in revenue.Olay originated in South Africa as Oil of Olay. Graham Wulff (1916-2008), an ex-Unilever chemist from Durban, started it in 1949. The name 'Oil of Olay' was chosen by Wulff as a spin on the word 'lanolin', a key ingredient.It was unique in the early days because it was a pink fluid rather than a cream, packaged in a heavy glass bottle.

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