• Lab Partners

    To ensure every Estée Lauder creation would always perform up to her high standards, Estée opened her first research and development laboratory in Melville, New York in 1967. Together with their team of scientists, Estée and Joe “mixed, tested and discovered” every ingredient that would star in their products. As the business grew, their roles became further refined: “Joe ran the factory and dealt with numbers and production. I ran the sales force,” Estée would explain.