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2020
03
August

How to Beat the Summer Heat

  With the Summer heat setting in, it is time to transition your skincare and makeup routine. Let’s dive into a few of our products for both self-care and beauty to beat the summer sun and the makeup melt. When it comes to the change in weather, it can take a toll on our skin. As the seasons transition, so does your skincare routine. Check out these three products that will help your skin maintain staying...
2020
30
July

Fave Lippie Combos Using OFRAxJenLuvsReviews

Hey, Beauties! With the recent launch of our lippie collab with JenLuvsReviews, it was only right that our team played around with some products to find their fave lip combo. If you didn't know, Jen created an innovative trio of lipstick shades meant for mixing in with shades you already have in your collection. The more lippies the merrier! Check out our combos below! My Favorite lip combo at the moment is Vermillion with Reimagine....
2020
28
July

OFRA Team: We Tried Food Inspired Makeup Looks

Hey, Beauties! We were looking at the calendar and noticed how many National Food Days there were in the month of July. So the team thought let's do some fun or everyday glam inspired by a food day this month. If you're like us we are either talking food or makeup and this was a chance to bring our two passions together. Check out our looks below! For National Piña Colada day I was inspired...
2020
13
July

Everyday OFRA Products

  As much as we love creating full glam looks, everyone has those days where a little skincare or makeup does the trick. Even on those mornings when you keep snoozing your alarm, there are just some products that will never be left behind. Read what the team has to say about which OFRA products are a part of their daily routines. Maybe you'll find your next go-to product Paula's Go-To's "Every morning for my...
2020
07
July

Team Looks Using Loose Eyeshadows

Hey, Beauties! Did you know here at OFRA Cosmetics we have an entire line of loose eyeshadows? These pigmented shadows are perfect for both blending out an entire look or just popping on one color. Check out the looks our social team created using their favorite loose eye shadows. For my eye look I used 2 matte and 2 shimmer shades from our Loose Shadows collection. I used the shade Champagne as a slight transition...
2020
02
July

Summer Edit Challenge

Hey, Beauties! With the launch of our new Pro Palette - Summer Edit, we decided to challenge our team by picking a row or column in the palette at random and creating a look with it. This in total created nine different looks. Check out the shades of team dipped into and the beautiful looks they created. Of course, topped off with some of their fave OFRA lippies and highlighters.   I was challenged to use...
2020
25
June

My Go-To Dry Skin Care Routine

When it comes to dealing with my dry skin, I have tried out a bunch of different steps and combinations before perfecting my routine. In this blog, I am going to let you Beauties in on my go-to skin care routine. Whether you have dry skin year-round or you're like me and it's dependent on the weather, this routine is sure to help rejuvenate your skin. Say hello to your natural glow with these four...
2020
23
June

National Pink Day Makeup Looks That Are So 2020

Hey, Beauties! Happy National Pink Day. Just saying "pink" automatically brings happiness. So a whole day dedicated to it? Bring on all the good vibes and check out our team looks with all pink looks from bold to subtle.  Who doesn’t love Pink? Am I right?! So, I just had to celebrate National Pink Day in style (is there any other way?). For my eyes, I decided to use our new Getaway and Beachside palettes....
2020
17
June

OFRA Team Creates Fresh Summer 2020 Looks With All New Eyeshadow Palettes

Summer 2020 could not have come soon enough. While we might be staying closer to home this summer, sun and fun can still be had. ThisSZN we are bringing bold brights and bougie bronzes with our All-new Inspired Signature Palettes, Beachside and Getaway. Each palette is inspired by and features one of our highlighters. Check out the palettes, plus the OFRA Team shows you some energy-infused looks with both palettes, our all-new glosses, and Makeup...
2020
16
June

Easy Skincare Steps After a Night Out

Everyone knows how hard it can be to remember to take your makeup off after a big night out… or even wake up with your makeup perfectly on the next morning. I am going to tell you 4 EASY steps to refreshing your skin. Sometimes it's a nice change to keep your skincare routine simple. Whether you are just too tired or not in the mood, I promise these products will change that for you....
2020
11
June

Spray Hand Sanitizers vs Liquid

Hand sanitizer isn’t just a trend, it’s something we always need no matter where we are. At OFRA Cosmetics, we have hand sanitizers that come in many different sizes, shapes, and forms. Check out the teams go-to formula: "Out of all the hand sanitizer products we now have, I prefer our 3oz squeeze bottle. I can understand why the team wanted to come out with spray versions of our hand sanitizers, but I prefer the...
2020
09
June

Full-Face Looks with all Black-Owned Beauty Brands

 Who else needed some positivity with Beauty after a whirlwind of events this past week? With everything going on this week we felt it was more than the perfect time to showcase brands outside of our own that we have partnered with in the past and are also just fans of. We decided to create full-face looks dedicated to products from Black-Owned beauty brands. Check out the looks we created from brands such as Juvia's Place,...
2020
22
May

My Top 5 Fragrance-Free Products

If you have sensitive skin, but more importantly a sensitive nose like me, then you are definitely on the lookout for fragrance-free products. While we do use fragrance in some of our skin care and makeup, we do have a selection of fragrance-free items.  But let’s get one slightly misunderstood point about fragrance-free out of the way, these products may not necessarily be unscented, there is just no fragrance/parfum added in. So, for instance, many...
2020
19
May

2020 Prom Looks That We Love

Proms in 2020 may be closer to home than ever, but that doesn't mean that you can't get your glam on just like it was 2019! We've seen so much creativity unleashed during quarantine and we wanted to recreate some of our favorite looks and even get dressed up, because why not?! Check out our looks below. We were definitely feeling ourselves ;) PROM QUEEN  I had so much fun creating this prom look. With...
2020
08
May

5 Steps to the Perfect Home Spa Day for Mom

Mom's (and Dad's) have even more jobs than ever now that their kids are home and won't be going back to school for the rest of the year. Mom's are now full-time teachers and coaches as well as entertainment, chefs, and cleaners. Mother's Day needs a whole new level of celebration in 2020. Whether you are home with Mom or want to send her a package so she can do some self-care, here is 5-step...