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I got to share art inspired lip looks LIVE on Arise TV

I’m excited to have had the opportunity to demonstrate three art inspired lip looks on Arise & Shine, the new morning show on Arise TV. Arise TV shows around the world in places as far as London, New York, Johannesburg, Lagos. It also streams live at Arise.TV and on Facebook.

I’m thrilled to have met Arise TV hosts Priya Sridhar and Rain Pryor, and I’m so excited for next time! Stay tuned!

Have a question? Tweet me @AndrewSotomayor

The ultimate in luxe skincare. My pick, as told to Saks Fifth Avenue Saks POV.

On June 26th, I made a personal appearance at Saks Fifth Avenue in New York City for their Brushes with Greatness beauty event. During the event, I demonstrated makeup and skincare from Cle De Peau Beaute, and was interviewed by Alexander Patino (@PatinoBlog) about a major must-have item.

Visit the official Saks blog, Saks POV, to get the skinny on summer skincare from me, and a mascara pick from my pal, celebrity makeup Ricky Wilson, from Dior.

Learn more about Alexander visit!


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:


In case you missed it, check out my article on where I dish on the Most Important Makeup Question No One Is Asking!

For the past 12 years, I have answered almost every beauty question you can think of, but there’s one that no one is asking. I teamed up with to share the question that everyone should consider.

Here is a snippet:

“The beauty world is full of rules. My press book has over 100 pages of interviews from magazines, websites, and blogs. I’ve tried to share useful tips and tricks, but for the past 12 years that I’ve worked as a makeup artist, I’ve tried to avoid giving women rules on how they should wear makeup. I try to offer techniques, tricks, and ideas, but rules are another thing altogether. I think it’s time that all of us come up with a new way of thinking about rules…”

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Tweet me your beauty, skincare, and health questions @AndrewSotomayor


Ying Chu & I serve up tips to save you from top makeup mistakes featured on the “Katie” Show

Recently, I had the opportunity to appear on “Katie” The Katie Couric Show with Ying Chu, Beauty Editor of Glamour Magazine. Watch the clip from our TV appearance  as we share tips on how to conceal pimples, choosing the right foundation, bronzers and more!

Get this look: Ying is wearing Kiehls BB Cream in Medium for smooth, lightweight coverage & I am wearing Kiehls MicroBlur to prevent skin from shining too much on camera. My wardrobe was from Zara (Contrasting Structured Blazer, Coated Skinny Trousers in Petrol Blue, Fabric Blucher shoes in grey)Untitled

Be sure to follow Ying Chu on Twitter @YingChuNYC!

Tweet me your beauty questions on Twitter @AndrewSotomayor


Check out my tips on under-eye circles and creating a bright makeup look featured on

In this feature “Never Look Tired Again”, by journalist Melissa Grace Gold, I discuss the how to create a bright makeup look by covering up under-eye circles and concealing blue-grey darkness. Check out my expert product picks for creating this look! Read more at

Makeup questions? Tweet me @AndrewSotomayor

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Check out the January issue of O the Oprah Magazine where celebrity hairstylist Ken Paves and myself help women get retouched on makeovers they received long ago!

“O” The Oprah Magazine is known for turning out some amazing makeover. They decided to bring back some makeover alumni and see if some much needed lightning could strike twice. In the January issue, you’ll see how well they did maintaining their original makeover looks, what needed a touchup, and who got a totally different approach! Celebrity hairstylist Ken Paves and myself were on set to provide fresh new hair and makeup! I used all products by Chanel for this story including Les Beiges powder compacts.

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