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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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It’s 4th of July weekend! I share my favorite shade of red lipstick on

Looking for that perfect shade of red for this 4th of July weekend? Nothing says classic beauty like a red lip, and there’s one shade with a patriotic past. During WWII, women would wear red lipstick when they went to work in the factories. It was a show of patriotism, and support for their husbands, brothers, and fathers who were fighting overseas. asked me  to share my favorite red lipstick, and I’ve got the perfect shade for the upcoming holiday weekend and beyond.

To get the name of my favorite shade, click 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”

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My tips on Oxblood Lips in Shape Magazine ft. CHANEL and Shiseido

“Bright red lips exude playfulness, but this richer version lends instant sophistication to your look” says New York makeup artist Andrew Sotomayor”


Here is my step by step video on on how to get noticeably bright lips and cheeks


“Watch and learn as celebrity makeup artist and host of DIY Beautify Andrew Sotomayor shows you how to use bright gloss and bright blush — and nothing else — to stand out in a crowd.”

DIY Beautify: Get Noticed with Bright Lips and Cheeks





My interview with and Tips on Correcting Facial Asymmetry using Makeup

“Nothing that’s natural is perfectly identical, including each side of your face,” says celebrity makeup artist Andrew Sotomayor. For symmetry, “contouring is one of the best makeup skills you’ll ever learn. Contouring and highlighting can minimize asymmetries, enhance bone structure and actually make you look younger.”

Here are some of my tips to help define & contour face by using makeup tricks that I have learned over the past several years as a makeup artist.