The Estée Lauder Companies Inc. is an American manufacturer and marketer of prestige skincare, makeup, fragrance and hair care products. It is listed as 7th on the list of the top global beauty companies with net sales of $11.26 billion in 2016.
It owns many other brands: Clinique, Origins, M.A.C, Bobbi Brown Cosmetics, La Mer, Aveda, fragrance house Jo Malone London, Editions de Parfums Frédéric Malle, Becca Cosmetics, GLAMGLOW, Too Faced , Tom Ford Beauty, and others. The founder of the company Estee Lauder (real Josephine Esther Mentzer) and her husband were Jews and supporters of Israel.
Because of the pro-Israel activities of Ronald Lauder (the son), Estée Lauder Company and its brands have been the target of a boycott campaign by pro-Palestine activists. The boycott has generated an anti-boycott campaign by supporters of the Israeli occupation.
Estee Lauder is expensive. A lipstick sells for approximately $32, £21 each, while a cream can cost up to $350.
What is the quality of this product?
Ingredients of Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II
Our scale from 1-10.
- S 1-2: safe
- M 3-6: moderate hazard
- T 7-10: toxic
- L: limited data
Price: $68USD. Size: 1.0 oz.
Ingredients: Water\Aqua\Eau; Bifida Ferment Lysate; Methyl Gluceth-20; Peg-75; Bis-Peg-18 Methyl Ether Dimethyl Silane; Butylene Glycol; Propanediol; Cola Acuminata (Kola) Seed Extract; Hydrolyzed Algin; Pantethine; Caffeine; Lecithin; Tripeptide-32; Ethylhexylglycerin; Sodium Rna; Bisabolol; Glycereth-26; Squalane; Sodium Hyaluronate; Oleth-3 Phosphate; Caprylyl Glycol; Lactobacillus Ferment; Oleth-3; Oleth-5; Anthemis Nobilis (Chamomile); Yeast Extract\Faex\Extrait De Levure; Choleth-24; Hydrogenated Lecithin; Ceteth-24; Tocopheryl Acetate; Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate; Hexylene Glycol; Carbomer; Triethanolamine; Trisodium Edta; Bht; Xanthan Gum; Phenoxyethanol; Red 4 (Ci 14700); Yellow 5 (Ci 19140)
Lecithin is derived from eggs, soybeans and corn, among others. Unless specifically labeled, soybeans and corn are genetically modified (GMO). Lecithin can be contaminated during production by highly toxic NITROSAMINES.
Result: 5 Moderate Hazard
Overall, Estee Lauder Advanced Night Repair Synchronized Recovery Complex II seems to be a moderately hazardous product for a $68USD price. It contains 39 ingredients. Although it doesn’t contain any known toxins, it contains 7 moderately toxic ingredients, and 23 untested ingredients for which there is no scientific data.