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2017
06
December

Holiday Makeup Looks

The holidays are nearing quickly and we all want to look flawless from the parties to the family dinners, to the last minute gift shopping trips. So, we have picked a few easy holiday looks that you can achieve using OFRA products that will get you through this season and some beauty influencers who have nailed it.   A classic you can never go wrong with. You’ll be sure to turn heads at any holiday...
2017
30
November

How to Convert Any Eye Look to Fit Your Eye Shape

Hooded, rounded, mono-lid, almond: these are just a few of the many different eye shapes that exist. It’s crazy to think that there are so many different eye shapes, but these differences make makeup even more exciting and dynamic because it allows us all to customize looks in order to make them our own. With that in mind, have you ever watched a tutorial, followed it step-by-step, and have it come out looking a little...
2017
24
October

OFRA Team Lip Art Challenge

    This past Friday Mariel & Melanie, with assistance from Kate behind the camera, did a Facebook Live stream doing a lip art challenge inspired by Halloween, followed by an awesome giveaway. Both have an art background and while thinking this would be a piece of cake, it quickly became a challenge, but fun to say the least. With so many cool looks that you could achieve with just OFRA products alone, Kate and Gabby joined...
2017
12
October

19 Days Left to get Glamorously Spooky with OFRA

  It’s the most mystical time of the year! We’ve already seen so many eerie Halloween looks with the help of OFRA and we want to keep inspiring your upcoming Halloween ideas with some of our most spellbinding liquid lipsticks that are discounted with an additional 10% off just for this season! With ranges of Barbie pinks, wizardly purples, and mermaid blues we’ve got over 20 liquid lipsticks discounted right now for you to get...
2017
16
August

Must Have Mattes Challenge

This week the OFRA Team challenged themselves using one palette for an eye look and only one row in that palette to complete it. Our new Must Have Mattes Palette was the product of choice since it was designed to be able to create a single look within one row. We quickly divvied up the rows to each person and put our skills to the test! Check out the results and see what each girl...
2017
09
August

Back to School Special Promo!

  Getting back into the swing of things for school can be a rough start. OFRA wants to help you get school-ready with customizing your own personal Pop-Up Palette.  With the flexibility to choose a minimum of six godet pan refills, you’ll earn yourself a free magnetic Pop-Up Palette and still have plenty of room to add on to it! It’s easy to become unorganized and frantic when it comes to your morning makeup routine, especially...
2017
27
July

NEW IN MAKEUP AT OFRA: A MUST-HAVE IN ALL THINGS MATTE

OFRA Cosmetics is excited to announce a new Professional Makeup Palette - “Must Have Mattes.” This must-have includes 20 highly pigmented pressed matte eyeshadows. Each eyeshadow godet pan contains two grams of product within the magnetic palette. (Photo by @shades_of_april)  With a wide range of matte neutrals, this “Must Have Matte” palette also contains beautiful pops of color. Each row was designed to create individual makeup looks adding to this palettes versatility in makeup options...
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
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
06
January

Best of 2016

  Best of 2016   As we welcome 2017, the OFRA staff can’t help but reminisce on some of our favorite cult products, collaborations and new releases that have made this year so special.     (L to R: @axellepro wearing Miami Fever, @Lupescuevas wearing Charmed, & @denitslava wearing Mocha)   It seems only appropriate to kick off our “Best of 2016” list with our best-selling Long Lasting Liquid Lipsticks. OFRA x Kathleen Lights collaboration...
2016
30
November

Fall Favorites

  Fall Favorites Inspired by Pantones Fashion Color Report for Fall 2016     (Colors From L to R: Riverside, Airy Blue, Sharkskin, Aurora Red, Warm Taupe, Dusty Cedar, Lush Meadow, Spicy Mustard, Potters Clay and Bodacious”)   The Fall 2016 Pantone color palette is described as “A Unity of Strength, Confidence and Complexity” inspired by the desire to emit the qualities of tranquility, strength and optimism inspired by the Blue family.  You’ll also see...
2016
02
September

New Release: Duo-Chrome and Triple-Chrome Liquid Lipsticks

Duo-Chrome and Triple-Chrome Liquid Lipsticks   OFRA Cosmetics is pleased to introduce you to our most magical creations yet: duo-chrome and triple-chrome liquid lipsticks just launched TODAY!  OFRA’s laboratory produced five mesmerizing new shades named after some of the most mystical places in history: Atlantis, Utopia, Wonderland, Emerald City and Fantasia. Atlantis, Wonderland and Utopia are duo-chromes comprised of varying pink shades. “Atlantis” is a radiant pink that reflects gold, “Wonderland” is a vibrant purple-pink...
2016
27
May

Memorial Day

Memorial Day Kick off the season and get ready to splash into summer with some of OFRA’s most popular essentials!   Which Products will you use to create your Memorial Day look? Tag #OFRACOSMETICS on your social media to show us your Summer looks. Written by Mariel Fernandez - OFRA Team Member
2016
26
May

Bold Summer Trends

 Bold Summer Trends Not Your Typical Seasonal Looks In a perfect world, every new season would bring original trends with it. In reality, we will always have a few “been there, done that” moments. The Spring/Summer 2016 runways definitely reverted to the usual bronzed beach babe looks but they also threw a few curve balls into the mix. Read on to learn how to slay our top five daring trends for summer.   Ocean...
2016
04
April

Pantones Colors of the Year 2016

 Pantones Colors of the Year 2016    Rose Quartz and Serenity usher in spring and summer as the most popular colors of the seasons. Not only are these shades soft, pastel and feminine individually, Rose Quartz and Serenity blossom into a fresh, weightless look when paired together.   Top Rose Quartz: Lipsticks in ‘Frosted Pink’, ‘Crazy Pink’ & ‘Pink Lady’, Liquid lipsticks in ‘Angeles’, ‘Laguna Beach’ & ‘Pasadena’, Lip Liners in ‘Silk’ & ‘Pink’, Derma Mineral...