We are committed to delivering uncompromising quality and unparalleled service to all of our consumers


We respect the human rights of our employees, suppliers and the communities in which we operate. We have confidence in the safety of all our ingredients and formulas. If concerns are raised on any issue of quality, health and safety, or human rights, we examine the scientific evidence and respond accordingly.

  • Animal Welfare

    We are committed to the elimination of all animal testing on all cosmetic products and ingredients worldwide.

  • Counterfeit

    Consumer safety is our top priority, which is why we are dedicated to the prevention of the illegal sale and distribution of counterfeit products.

  • Lead in Lipstick

    All of our products undergo extensive safety evaluation and testing before being marketed. Lead is not part of the formula for any of our lipsticks.

  • Microbeads

    The Estée Lauder Companies committed to voluntarily remove microbeads from our products by the end of our Fiscal Year 2017. We substantially met this goal in early 2016.

  • Nanotechnology

    In our continuing efforts to keep our consumers informed, we are sharing the following updated information regarding nanotechnology.

  • Palm Oil

    We are committed to the responsible sourcing of palm oil and are working with suppliers, communities and knowledgeable organizations to find sustainable solutions to palm oil sourcing.

  • Parabens

    We are a consumer-inspired Company and as a result of conversations with our consumers we are phasing out the use of parabens without compromising the integrity of our products.

  • Phthalates

    Phthalates are not used as an ingredient in any of our products.

  • Pinkwashing

    For more than 20 years we have actively supported global research, education and medical services to eradicate breast cancer through The BCA Campaign.

  • Political Engagement

    We are committed to the highest standards of professional and personal conduct. We conduct our relations with governments in places where we do business in accordance with applicable laws, rules and regulations.


    REACH is an EU chemicals regulation that took effect on June 1, 2007 which affects all industries, including the cosmetic industry. We are abiding by REACH regulations and will continue to do so.


    We are committed to protecting human rights within our supply chain. Our suppliers must comply with our Supplier Code of Conduct, the UN's Universal Declaration of Human Rights and the principles of California’s Transparency in Supply Chains Act.

  • Sunscreen Monograph

    We strongly believe in the importance of sun protection.