"I never just believed in success - I worked for it." Faithful to this motto, Estee Lauder became one of the richest and most influential women in the world. In a word, she became the American dream. Lauder was one of the original Beauty Queens, a pioneer of the cosmetic industry whose products gave women at the turn of the twentieth century a new self-confidence. Documentarians Ella Hershon and Roberto Guerra trace the career of this high-flying success in a new and illuminating view.