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FORM 4
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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
Trower Alexandra C.
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
ESTEE LAUDER COMPANIES INC [EL]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
EVP - Global Communications
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
THE ESTEE LAUDER COMPANIES INC., 767 FIFTH AVENUE
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
02/06/2012
(Street)

NEW YORK, NY 10153
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Class A Common Stock 02/06/2012   M   16,668 A $26.415(1) 34,602 D  
Class A Common Stock 02/06/2012   M   21,666 A $17(2) 56,268 D  
Class A Common Stock 02/06/2012   M   25,222 A $29.04(3) 81,490 D  
Class A Common Stock 02/07/2012   S   63,556 D $56.89(4)(5) 17,934(6) D  

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Option (right to buy) $26.415(1) 02/06/2012   M     16,668 01/01/2010(1) 09/11/2018 Class A Common Stock 16,668 (7) 0 (8) D  
Option (right to buy) $17(2) 02/06/2012   M     12,666 01/01/2011(2) 09/02/2019 Class A Common Stock 21,666 (7) 21,668(8) D  
Option (right to buy) $29.04(3) 02/06/2012   M     25,222 01/01/2012(3) 09/02/2020 Class A Common Stock 25,222 (7) 50,448(8) D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
Trower Alexandra C.
THE ESTEE LAUDER COMPANIES INC.
767 FIFTH AVENUE
NEW YORK, NY 10153
      EVP - Global Communications  

Signatures

 Alexandra C. Trower, by Charles E. Reese, II, attorney-in-fact   02/08/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) Stock Options granted pursuant to Fiscal 2002 Share Incentive Plan in respect of 16,666 shares exercisable from and after January 1, 2010; 16,666 shares exercisable from and after January 1, 2011; 16,668 shares exercisable from and after January 1, 2012. This option was previously reported as covering 8,333 shares exercisable from and after January 1, 2010; 8,333 shares exercisable from and after January 1, 2011; and 8,334 shares exercisable from and after January 1, 2012 at an exercise price of $52.83 per share, but has been adjusted in this report to reflect the stock split that occurred on January 20, 2012.
(2) Stock Options granted pursuant to Fiscal 2002 Share Incentive Plan in respect of 21,666 shares exercisable from and after January 1, 2011; 21,666 shares exercisable from and after January 1, 2012; 21,668 shares exercisable from and after January 1, 2013. This option was previously reported as covering 10,833 shares exercisable from and after January 1, 2011; 10,833 shares exercisable from and after January 1, 2012; 10,834 shares exercisable from and after January 1, 2013 at an exercise price of $34.00 per share, but has been adjusted in this report to reflect the stock split that occurred on January 20, 2012.
(3) Stock Options granted pursuant to Fiscal 2002 Share Incentive Plan in respect of 25,222 shares exercisable from and after January 1, 2012; 25,224 shares exercisable from and after January 1, 2013; 25,224 shares exercisable from and after January 1, 2014. This option was previously reported as covering 12,611 shares exercisable from and after January 1, 2012; 12,612 shares exercisable from and after January 1, 2013; 12,612 shares exercisable from and after January 1, 2014 at an exercise price of $58.08 per share, but has been adjusted in this report to reflect the stock split that occurred on January 20, 2012.
(4) The number of securities reported represents an aggregate number of shares sold in multiple open market transactions over a range of sales prices. The price reported represents the weighted average price. The Reporting Person undertakes to provide to the staff of the SEC, the Issuer, or a stockholder of the Issuer, upon request, the number of shares sold by the Reporting Person at each separate price within the range.
(5) Sales prices range from $56.18 to $57.06 per share, inclusive.
(6) On January 20, 2012, the Class A Common Stock of the Issuer split 2-for-1, resulting in the reporting person's ownership of 8,967 additional shares of Class A Common Stock.
(7) Not Applicable
(8) The Reporting Person also has options to purchase 46,032 shares of Class A Common Stock at $49.085 per share.

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