Washington, D.C. 20549-1004

                                    FORM 8-K

                                 CURRENT REPORT
     Pursuant to Section 13 or 15 (d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

                Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported):
                                  May 18, 2007

                         The Estee Lauder Companies Inc.
             (Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

         Delaware                                         11-2408943
(State or other jurisdiction of                (IRS Employer Identification No.)
incorporation or organization)

767 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York                            10153
(Address of principal executive offices)                      (Zip Code)

                         Commission File Number: 1-14064

              (Registrant's telephone number, including area code)

                                 Not Applicable
          (Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

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Item 1.02 Termination of a Material Definitive Agreement.

$400 Million Revolving Credit Agreement

         On May 18, 2007, the Company terminated its $400 million 364-day
revolving credit facility (the "Facility") in accordance with its terms. The
credit agreement (the "Agreement") was entered into on March 6, 2007 by and
among the Company, Estee Lauder Inc., a direct wholly-owned subsidiary of the
Company, the Eligible Subsidiaries of the Company, as defined therein, the
lenders listed therein, JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as administrative agent
("JPMCB"), Bank of America N.A., as syndication agent, Citibank, N.A., as
documentation agent and Citigroup Global Markets Inc. and JPMCB, as joint

         The Facility created by the Agreement was used to supplement the
Company's then existing, and unused, $600 million revolving credit facility. The
Company's $600 million revolving credit facility was replaced by a $750 million
revolving credit agreement as disclosed in the Company's current report on Form
8-K filed on April 27, 2007.

         The Facility commenced on March 6, 2007 and had been set to expire by
its terms on March 4, 2008. The Facility remained unused and undrawn during its



Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the
registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the
undersigned, hereunto duly authorized.

                                          THE ESTEE LAUDER COMPANIES INC.

Date:  May 21, 2007                       By:  /s/ Sara E. Moss
                                             Sara E. Moss
                                             Executive Vice President
                                             and General Counsel