01 July-Estée Lauder

Estée Lauder was a native of New York, USA. She was a successful businessperson who, with her husband, founded Estée Lauder Cosmetics. Estée Lauder Cosmetics has its headquarters in New York City. It manufactures and sells skincare, makeup, fragrance and hair care products.

Estée Lauder was born Josephine Esther Mentzer in Corona, Queens, New York City in 1908. She was educated locally and worked in the family’s hardware business. Her uncle owned a business which manufactured and sold beauty products and fragrances. Following graduation from high school Lauder began working in her uncle’s company.

She co-founded Estée Lauder Cosmetics Inc. in 1946. The company expanded rapidly and during the 1960’began to expand internationally. Today Estée Lauder Cosmetics Inc. continues to thrive and has 46,000 employees.

Estée Lauder was born in the year 1908 On This Day.

Estée Lauder



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