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Rush Limbaugh's $155M Estate Is Being Demolished

Cosmetics heir William Lauder, who bought Palm Beach property in March, has begun teardown

(Newser) - What does it feel like to have so much money that you can buy property worth more than $100 million, then knock down the posh home there just because? Ask William Lauder, who apparently serially razes mansions. Via Yahoo Finance , USA Today reports that the cosmetics billionaire, executive chair of...

Town Balks at $110M Mansion Teardown: 'It's Kind of Gross'
Town Balks at $110M Mansion
Teardown: 'It's Kind of Gross'

Town Balks at $110M Mansion Teardown: 'It's Kind of Gross'

Estee Lauder heir William Lauder is said to be razing $110M home in Palm Beach, irking locals

(Newser) - Just six years ago, construction on a 35,000-square-foot mansion with 16 bathrooms, a barbershop, and even a theater was completed on a 2-acre lot in Palm Beach, Fla.—a monument to excess that irked neighbors. That annoyance just increased exponentially, after it was announced that the residence known...

Estee Lauder Exec Fired for Post Causing 'Widespread Offense'

Company says firing was due to John Demsey's Instagram post that featured the n-word

(Newser) - An Estee Lauder executive's 30-year stretch with the company has come to an end, after a social media post that the company says caused "widespread offense." CNN Business reports that John Demsey has been fired and will be exiting his job this week, after recent posts on...

Supply Run to Space Station Will Have 2 Unusual Items

A $23M toilet and a skincare formula for a product shoot in space

(Newser) - A Northrop Grumman rocket is scheduled to blast off Tuesday from Virginia to deliver all kinds of new supplies and equipment to the International Space Station, and two items in particular were drawing some attention:
  • Skin care: Estee Lauder is paying $128,000 to send up its latest skin care

Estée Lauder Building 2nd 'Home' Market in China

Osiao strives for local authenticity

(Newser) - Estée Lauder already sells most of its brands in China—but now it's working on a new line specifically designed for the Chinese market. Osiao skin care products "will give consumers a sense of being local, of being really dedicated to them," says CEO Fabrizio Freda....

5 Ugly Beauty Biz Facts
 5 Ugly Beauty Biz Facts 

5 Ugly Beauty Biz Facts

Toxic chemicals lurk in products

(Newser) - The beauty industry banks $500 billion a year by helping people hide the epidermal truth—so it should come as no surprise that the biz glosses over a few facts. Treehugger lists five:
  • Skin-toxic chemicals lurk in many skincare products, "and trigger skin problems such as rashes, redness, acne,

Changes in Lauder Dynasty Hardly Cosmetic

Incoming prez and CEO-apparent is first from outside family

(Newser) - Estée Lauder might be a massive, publicly owned company, but it’s also a family business, tightly controlled by the Lauder clan—until now. On Monday, it will welcome new president Fabrizio Freda, who will likely eventually replace CEO William Lauder—and become the first outsider to run the...

The 10 Hottest Heiresses
The 10 Hottest Heiresses

The 10 Hottest Heiresses

These ten lucky girls have looks and money to burn.

(Newser) -
  1. Paris Hilton, 26. Recently spent some time in the pokey.
  2. Ivanka Trump, 25: A a degree in real estate and a connected dad.
  3. Nicky Hilton, 23:  Her foray into the hotel business proved disastrous.
  4. Julia Louis-Dreyfus, 46:  Seinfeld star doesn't need daddy.
  5. Dylan Lauren, 32:  Ralph's

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