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My pro makeup tips and product picks for dry skin featured on Glamour’s

The winter months can be harsh on your skin! I shared my tips on the best products for dry and flaky skin with Glamour’s Some of my top picks to help keep skin moisturized and refreshed include Kiehl’s Midnight Recovery, Chanel Sublimage Essential Revitalizing Concentrate, Clé de Peau Beauté Radiant Fluid Foundation, and more.

Journalist: Lauren Bernstein

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Check out my spend-or-splurge pro tips in Shop Smart magazine!


That got us talking about what makeup products the pros think are worth splurging on and what products they skimp on. Of course, this turned into a ShopSmart article where we asked a number of makeup artists around the country to weigh in on the same question.”

Here are some of my featured suggestions as Shop Smart magazine took the time out to interview me!


"Amplify Your Eyes" Andrew’s eye makeup tips via

Andrew on Brown and Dark-Brown Eyes: “Brown eyes come in the widest range of tones. Layering a variety of browns from caramel to praline to espresso will play up your unique dimension,” says Sotomayor. Sculpt your eyes by blending lighter, creamier shades on the lid and browbone, and then adding richer, chocolate colors into the crease, lash-line, and outer corner.


Natasha Bedingfield, The Red Dress Awards



Above is the lovely and talented, Natasha Bedingfield, on the red carpet before her performance at The Red Dress Awards, which took place at Jazz at Lincoln Center this week. Natasha killed it when she sang “Strip Me” off her new album, but while watching her performance of “Unwritten” on the monitor in the dressing room, it was I who suddenly had smoky eyes.


Ning Chao, the former beauty editor of Marie Claire, now brings you beauty advice via the blog at She wrote a great little piece about Natasha’s makeup.


I’m thrilled to link you to the site where you can get the inside scoop on the makeup look I created for Natasha, as well as other trends. The products are listed below, but for easy tricks and tips on how to create a fresh and modern smoky eye, you’ll have to click…then start blending!


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For the Red Dress Awards, sponsored by Women’s Day, Natasha Bedingfield wore…



Rouge Coco lipstick in Peregrina by Chanel

Glossimer in Beige Guitar by Chanel



Les 4 Ombres in 18 Kashka Beige by Chanel

Hypnose Mascara in Black by Lancome



Ultra Facial Moisturizer by Kiehl’s

Radiance Blush in Echo by Le Metier de Beaute

Concealer in Beige by Cle de Peau



Body Glow in Medium by Red Carpet Kolour

–Andrew Sotomayor is a celebrity makeup artist in New York who’s worked with Juliette Binoche, Kerry Washington, Alicia Silverstone, Saffron Burrows, Natasha Bedingfield, Nina Garcia, Rose Byrne, Piper Perabo, Mamie Gummer, Mickey Sumner, Isaac Mizrahi, Justin Kirk, Jonathan Groff, Beau Biden and champion boxer Andre Berto. His clients have appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, Project Runway, The Today Show, The CBS Early Show, Extra, The Rachel Ray Show, Live with Regis & Kelly, and CNN. He’s created the makeup for look books for Proenza Schouler, Behnaz Sarafpour, Victoria Beckham’s denim and eyewear collections, keyed the Simon Spurr runway show, and assisted on fashion shows including Dior, Diesel, Marchesa, and Project Runway. Magazines like Marie Claire, Latina, Shape, InStyle, Glamour, People, and numerous blogs have interviewed him, and he’s appeared on television for Access Hollywood. Andrew is a regular guest speaker at The High School of Fashion Industries in New York. See his work at  See his work at Share/Bookmark