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I share my tips on how I use SK-II’s LXP skincare!

It’s COLD! Majorly important time to take care of your skin. My friends at SK-II have shared my tips on how I use SK-II’s LXP skincare to keep skin looking clear, and give skin a hydrated, dewy finish even during the cold winter months.

See the full story…

Have a question? Tweet me @AndrewSotomayor!


My tips for the “New Sheer Makeup” via Good Housekeeping

I teamed up with Good Housekeeping magazine to share tips on getting a naturally gorgeous look with five sheer products. Learn how to fake a tan, brighten eyes, and define lashes using rich colors applied lightly. A super-light formula creates glowing skin that still shows through.

Photography by Peter Rosa/Studio D, hair by Adam Maclay, model: Jill De Jong, and makeup by me!

See the full story in the August issue of Good Housekeeping or read the online version here:



Want to know best beauty products for traveling? I share my favorites with!

I teamed up with to share my tips on my favorite travel beauty products and how to use them. When it comes to traveling its hard to to choose from all your favorite makeup & hair products. Be sure to grab the essentials and leave the rest behind. It’s always great to bring a travel-sized kit because you never know what your hotel will give you.

Find out my top picks for travel-sized kits, haircare, and more at:

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Good Housekeeping and I give you the scoop on taking makeup from day to night!

I teamed up with Good Housekeeping to share my tips on taking makeup from day to night! When transitioning your makeup from work to a night out, these pro tips will help amp up your look for any occasion.

Here’s a sneak peek:

“For your morning-to-night makeover, keep it simple. For daytime, a single eye shadow, eyeliner, and mascara is all you need, says makeup artist Andrew Sotomayor. For evening sizzle, tweak your application and add a dash of sparkly color.”

Read the story in the July issue or online, here:


How clean are your cosmetics? Get my tips to keep bacteria at bay, at “Lipstick” the new beauty blog by Glamour.

Beauty 101: KEEP YOU MAKEUP CLEAN. I shared my tips with Glamour’s makeup blog, on how to keep makeup sanitized and brushes clean. Creamy products like foundation and mascara need to be replaced regularly, and brushes should be cleaned properly.

One product I always use in my kit (and suggest everyone uses at home) is Beauty So Clean cosmetic sanitizing spray:

“It’s something every makeup artist should be using between every use, and on your products at home, a quick spritz daily, once a week, or whenever you clean your brushes should do. Remember that brushes can harbor bacteria, so clean them often with gentle soap like Dr Bronner’s”

Read the full story here:


In the November issue of Justine I dish about my must-have product of the season – L’Occitane Sublime BB Cream! To learn a quick tip on how to apply it, check out the issue here!


Now on, my makeup tips and favorite products for fall lip looks!