Favorite Beauty Product: Sweet Individuals Lashes from Kre-At Beauty
Favorite Films:9 to 5 and Hedwig & The Angry Inch
Favorite Actor: Alan Cumming
Favorite Actress: Audrey Hepburn
Favorite Restaurant: Quintessence
Favorite Fragrance Ingredient: Sandalwood
Makeup artist Andrew Sotomayor has worked with celebrities including Jennifer Lawrence, Anne Hathaway, Kerry Washington, Juliette Binoche, Miley Cyrus, Emmy Rossum, Christine Baranski, Lena Dunham, Alicia Silverstone, Amy Poehler, Maya Rudolph, Nina Garcia, Natasha Bedingfield, Rose Byrne, Adam Levine, Bruno Mars, Zach Galifianakis, Sir Ian McKellan, Isaac Mizrahi, Adam Lambert, Candice Bergen, Steve Martin, Dan Ackroyd, Jonah Hill, Bruce Willis, Michael Cera, Seth Rogan, James Lipton, and many more. Supermodels including Liu Wen, Arlenis Sosa, Angela Lindvall, Elettra Wiedemann, and Du Juan, have worn makeup by Andrew and 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, Good Day New York, The Rachael Ray Show, CNN, and The Tony Awards. He’s created the makeup for Betsey Johnson and Victoria Beckham’s look books, and assisted on fashion shows including Chanel, Dior, Marchesa, Oscar de la Renta, and Diesel Black Gold.
From his time as a volunteer with Dress For Success to creating makeup looks for guests attending red carpet events, he’s been driven by the belief that everyone deserves to look and feel fantastic. Editors from Elle, Marie Claire, Latina, Shape, InStyle, Glamour, Good Housekeeping, O The Oprah Magazine, People, 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 in videos for Access Hollywood on NBC, GoodHousekeeping.com, Latina.com, and as the host of DIY Beautifyon iVillage.com.
Andrew also brings his decade worth of experience in entertainment, fashion, and education to personal appearances, on-camera interviews, and retail events. “I’ve had the chance to work with inspiring women from all walks of life, for an incredible variety of events. I love having the opportunity to show clients how their daily beauty routine can serve them better, and give them the extra boost of confidence as they approach their day. Makeup can be understated or glamorous, but it should always be your best fashion accessory." A frequent guest speaker at The High School of Fashion Industries, Vogue.com listsAndrew among “beauty’s most influential personalities” to have joined Twitter.