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2018
30
May

Recreating Face Charts with the OFRA Team

Just one of the many other national holidays we’re loving- it’s National Creativity Day, and what better way to express ourselves creatively than with makeup! The OFRA Team took on a challenge of recreating face charts by the IG famous @milk1422 , known for creating beautiful and intricate face charts with makeup from the softest glam to the most colorful and bold looks. Check him out for yourself, maybe you’ll find some inspo like we...
2018
01
May

Five Minutes to Flawless: Makeup for Moms On the Go

Moms know all about multitasking- it’s a big part of their everyday lives! Whether they’re working or stay-at-home moms, they always have their hands full with a million different responsibilities.  Makeup, of course, is not a priority of the long list of things to do, but putting on makeup in the morning is a nice way to take time out of the day that is solely for the purpose of pampering! Here’s a step-by-step routine...
2018
06
April

Wedding Season Essentials + Tips!

Spring is in the air, and so is the love. Tis the season for festivals, but even more so- weddings. Now there are a lot of factors that go into wedding planning and with tools like planner apps and Pinterest where you can create boards for just about anything and search millions of ideas, it’s no wonder 68% of millennial women are using it to help them this wedding season. (This beautiful bride is wearing...
2017
08
December

Zodiac Holiday Gift Guide

Gift giving is not always the easiest and we’d hate to get a gift for someone we thought they’d like and turns out they end up returning it or exchanging for something else. We want it to be thoughtful and may be of some significance for that person. Have they been complimenting your lipstick every time you wear it? Maybe they’ve been raving about a new trend they want to try. Things like this can...
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
17
November

Do’s and Don’ts of Daily Skin Care Routines

  Now that we’ve transitioned from summer and soon into winter, it’s time to change up our skincare routine a bit. It’s about that time to rotate your moisturizer, toner and even cleanser as the seasons do too and while some may be oily year round others get drier skin as the temperature drops even breakouts and skin rashes! Like any other day, our personal hygiene routines are quite repetitive and usually don’t change much...
2017
09
November

Makeup Mistakes and How to Fix Them

We have all had our share of makeup mishaps, even those who walk the red carpet have, but learning from them is what takes our makeup to the next level. We’ve listed some common mistakes that are made in beauty routines as well as ways to fix them and perfect your look with OFRA products.   Applying makeup to dry skin It is important to exfoliate and moisturize often especially before putting on makeup. Otherwise,...
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
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
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
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
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
19
May

OFRA in ULTA: Snag Your Cult Faves Online

  OFRA in ULTA: Snag Your Cult Faves Online   (photo cred: @ultabeauty) OFRA products have officially made their way to Ulta Beauty online since our big partnership announcement last month! In case you haven’t heard, Ulta now carries a variety of cult OFRA products that are exclusively available online as a part of their prestige cosmetics. Thirty of OFRA’s most popular long lasting liquid lipstick shades, three ultra-pigmented highlighters and some of our other...
2017
11
May

Spring 2017 Pantone Fashion Color Report: Featuring our NEW Pop-Up Palette™!

    Every seasonal change provides its own unique inspiration for artistic industries to create their next big idea. The design, fashion and beauty industries alike draw creativity from the Pantones color report, a seasonal report on trending new hues. The spring 2017 report contains 10 diverse shades from bright and vivid to more down to earth cool tones. The chosen colors resemble a mix of both nature and the spring fashion runways.    ...
2017
17
February

Date Night Makeup

  Love is still in the air after celebrating Valentine’s Day (or Gal-entines Day) so I’ve pulled some inspiration to create a wine and deep brown smokey eye using our Dazzling Diamonds Eyeshadow Palette and some other great OFRA products to help tie it all together!   To start I applied some clear tape to the sides of my eyes to make sure I get a sharp even line.   Next I took the “Millennium...