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OFRA Blog — beyond the product

2017
01
September

Turn Your Skin Care Routine Into A Self-Care Ritual

  Your skincare routine should be something you enjoy, and taking the time to focus on yourself reaps mind, body, and beauty benefits. An effective and efficient skin care routine is a therapeutic process that will help you feel your best. As people search for ways and time to care for themselves, OFRA offers a simple solution. We believe in the power of skin care as a self-care ritual, and want to enable you to...
2017
30
August

The Unending Benefits of Vitamin C

  Never enough Vitamin Sea. We mean- Vitamin C. We’re clearly still running on Island Time!   With Summer coming to a close and today being National Beach Day, we wanted to bring you guys some of our favorite Vitamin C products to help beat the last of the summer heat. There are so many benefits of Vitamin C that are especially perfect for summer but well needed all year round! Let's dive into some...
2017
18
August

Q&A with Ofra

  Over the past couple of days we’ve been receiving questions from those who follow us on social media, of what they would want to ask Ofra- the President of OFRA Cosmetics- to get to know her better whether work related, or not. We took it to Facebook live to give some of the viewers a chance to ask questions as well. If you missed out on the live stream, we’ve recapped it all for...
2017
04
August

Fast and Flawless: Back to School Makeup Routine

  Fast and Flawless: Back to School Makeup Routine   Going back to school is either one of two things for students: dreaded or exciting.  Getting back into the routine of getting up early and sitting in class all day can be pretty torturous, and the best way to combat the monotony of a school routine is to create a routine that makes you want to pop right out of bed in the morning.  That...
2017
19
July

Summer Lip Care: How to Maintain the Perfect Lips All Summer Long + Bold Summer Lip Options

      How to Maintain the Perfect Lips All Summer Long + Bold Summer Lip Options   During the hot summer months, skincare quickly becomes focused around maintaining dewy skin.  Serums, self tanners, and glowy moisturizers appear on vanities everywhere, helping to keep skin nourished and sunkissed.  But with all of this focus on skincare comes little focus on lip care, often leaving the lips feeling dry and chapped.  One of the best parts...
2017
14
July

Modernizing Swingin’ 60s Mod Makeup for Summer

The sixties were a revolutionary time, especially when it came to makeup.  Due to this period of experimentation, the sixties were filled with some of the most intriguing makeup looks of the twentieth century.  After years of fairly bland, manicured makeup that consisted of thin brows, powdered faces, and red lips, the sixties widened the world of makeup by adding pops of color and graphic design into the mix.  There were the good looks of...
2017
12
July

Get That Look: Jennifer Lopez

    JLo always has the best red-carpet makeup looks.  This particular one from the 2017 Grammys is a little different from her usual bronzey look, but is the perfect example of how to seamlessly and sophisticatedly incorporate color into your eye looks.  Although the look is smokey, the highlight, lip, and eye colors make it fresh and perfect for summer.  Who knew purple and peach would go so well together?  This look makes for a...
2017
05
July

Most Flattering Blushes for Different Skin Tones

    Blush can be used in a variety of ways when it comes to enhancing your features, whether it be sculpting your cheekbones with a darker shade, adding color to the face with your perfect shade, or using it as an eyeshadow.  Blush can be the focal point, when it’s the most emphasized product on your face, or the afterthought of a look, when it doesn’t necessarily stand out, but does subtly complement the...
2017
30
June

Get To Know The OFRA Social Media Team!

 (From L to R: Carine, Kate, Gabby, & Mariel)  Its National Social Media Day and we’re getting personal with the Social Media team here at OFRA. We’ve asked a few makeup related and non-makeup related questions and we’ve definitely learned a bunch of new things about each other, keep reading if you’re interested to find out more about the team behind OFRA!         "Any type of brow product. I will go days...
2017
27
June

Happy National Beauticians Day!

  If you didn’t know already, today is National Beautician's Day, and we’re celebrating by learning some skincare tips from Ofra herself! For those of you who don’t already know Ofra, the founder of OFRA Cosmetics is a licensed esthetician with over 30 years of experience in the industry.  She has had salons all over the globe and has worked on thousands of clients. Ofra cultivated all of this experience and started OFRA Cosmetics with...
2017
22
June

Upcoming Launch: Island Time Summer Collection

  Our summer collection is almost here!  The collection called “Island Time”, as the name suggests, is all about kicking back, relaxing, and basking in the glow of summer.  “Island Time” consists of a lip set with three of our Long Lasting Liquid Lipsticks, a brand-new Highlighter, and three brand-new baked Pressed Blushes!  All the shades are perfect for summer with the golden tone of the highlight, a combination of coral and peachy tones of...
2017
20
June

Summer Approved Makeup

  Summer officially starts this week and here in South Florida, we’ve already begun to experience the 90 degree weather on a regular basis (and of course some rain fall too!). It can be tough finding the perfect makeup routine when you have to be more conscious of your makeup potentially sliding off and melting away throughout the summer days; trust us- we know!   Whether kicking it poolside with friends, laying out by the...
2017
16
June

Beach Body Skin

    Summertime is officially here and we all know what that means: hotter weather, shorter shorts, and, of course, a pina colada or two! The warmer weather can be tough on the skin, so we put together a list of some of the best OFRA skincare products to use from the neck down. They are all amazing on their own, but are even better as a summer regimen- your skin can thank us later!...
2017
14
June

Graduate in Style

  Happy Grad Season!   If you happen to be graduating soon, congratulations! I’m sure you’ve been wondering about what kind of makeup you want to do for your big day. Hitting a milestone this big deserves a killer look, and let’s not forget about the hundreds of pictures you will look back on from years to come. Trust me, you want to look flawless. Whether you want to go full glam, or just elevate...
2017
06
June

Metallics Are Making A Comeback!

    It’s not news that our most loved products are now featured on ULTA online. But, you may have heard through the grapevine that we’re bringing back some of our highly requested metallic lippies! After bringing back a few top sellers to our site (Emerald City, Versailles, Monaco, and Wonderland), we’re bringing the rest of the metallic lippies back, exclusively to ULTA online!    (L to R: Santorini, Utopia, Atlantis, Fantasia) This week, our...