Andrew Sotomayor is a celebrity makeup artist who’s worked with Academy Award winning actors, Emmy winners, Grammy winners, and more. He’s got over a decade worth of experience working on photo shoots, television, red carpet, and events like New York Fashion Week. His clients have worn his makeup for appearances on Project Runway, The Oprah Winfrey Show, The Today Show, Live with Regis & Kelly, The CBS Early Show, The Rachael Ray Show, CNN, and The Tony Awards. He’s created the makeup for Victoria Beckham, Proenza Schouler, Tyler Alexander, and Betsey Johnson’s look books, and worked backstage at fashion shows including Chanel, Dior, Marchesa, Oscar de la Renta, Diesel, and Project Runway.
From his time volunteering with Dress For Success and The High School of Fashion Industries, to creating makeup looks for celebrities attending red carpet events, he’s been driven by the belief that everyone deserves to look and feel fantastic. Editors from Elle, Glamour, Marie Claire, O Magazine, Latina, Shape, Self, InStyle, People Style Watch, Fitness, Good Housekeeping, Family Circle, Vogue.com, Style.com, TeenVogue.com, and InterviewMag.com, plus numerous bloggers have turned to Andrew for makeup tips and tricks inspired by the red carpet, which he cleverly adapts for everyday wear. Not limited to working behind the camera, Andrew has demonstrated makeup and shared his best makeup advice on-camera for Access Hollywood, Katie: The Katie Couric Show, GoodHousekeeping.com, Latina.com, Arise and Shine, and as the host of DIY Beautify on iVillage.com.
“I’ve had the chance to work with inspiring women from all walks of life, for an incredible variety of special events. I love having the opportunity to show clients how their daily beauty routine can serve them better, and can give them an extra boost of confidence as they approach their day. Makeup can be understated or glamorous, but it should always be your best fashion accessory.” Vogue.com lists Andrew among “beauty’s most influential personalities” to have joined Twitter.