There are many big names in cosmetics but none has more impression on a woman's image and conscience than Estee Lauder who died this week aged 96. SANDRA CHAPMAN explains why the name is the most popular on make-up counters today.
ESTEE Lauder couldn't bear to be away too long from her staff and customers.
Right up to her retirement, 10 years ago, she was still visiting stores, talking to those selling her cosmetics and having a personal word with customers.
It's a custom continued by her family and today her son Leonard, who is 76, is a globe trotter for the company of which he is chairman.
It is company policy that even …