Estée Lauder Companies, Inc.

Headquartered in midtown Manhattan, Estée Lauder Companies, Inc. is a cosmetics company, manufacturing and selling top-quality skincare, makeup, fragrance and hair care products.  It was established in 1946 by married couple Joseph and Estée Lauder who started producing cosmetics, with just four products: Super-Rich All Purpose Creme, Creme Pack, Cleansing Oil, and Skin Lotion.  But by 2010, it boasted product sales in department stores internationally with a chain of freestanding retail outlets.