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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
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
26
April

OFRA x NIKKIETUTORIALS Collection is BACK!

After a tremendously successful first launch, the OFRA X NIKKIE TUTORIALS collaboration - containing three unique long lasting liquid lipsticks and one versatile highlighter - is back for round two! That’s right! As of today, April 26th at 1pm EST we are relaunching this beautiful collection. With so many amazing reviews and requests from Nikkie’s subscribers and fans, we have decided to bring back the collection with the option to buy all items either individually...
2017
12
April

Coachella-Inspired Makeup Lookbook

Coachella marks the kickoff to music festival season and it's right around the corner! Music festivals are synonymous with summer and the OFRA Team is ready for some much-needed sun. Thousands flock to festivals like Coachella to let loose and listen to talented music artists, however, the real fun lies in the people-watching. Fashion and beauty trendsetters are everywhere and they don't hold back the creativity.  Beauty bloggers are perhaps the best source of inspiration for creative...
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...
2016
18
May

Boys in Beauty

We want to give a huge shout-out and congratulate Alan (@alannized), Manny (@mannymua733), James (@jcharlesbeauty) and Patrick (@PatrickStarrr) for all of their successes and achievements so far, including their feature article in Marie Claire Magazine entitled “The Beauty Boys of Instagram.”  Through their personal stories, they give insight into how they have transformed the way  makeup and gender roles are viewed in today’s society while simultaneously inspiring many people. “The boys in beauty aren’t blurring...
2016
27
April

Manny MUA x OFRA Collab!

(Manny wearing “Aries”, one of his three new Long Lasting Liquid Lipsticks!) It’s here! OFRA collaborated with Manny MUA on a trio of NEW limited edition Long Lasting Liquid Lipsticks now available for exclusive purchase at OFRA Cosmetics. Our newest shades, named by Manny, are “Aries” - a stunning, lighter, peachy-nude shade, “Charmed” - a rosy, mauve toned nude and “Hypno”- a deeper, burgundy shade. All three were created to look ravishing on any skin...
2016
13
April

Six OFRA Tips for #IWokeUpLikeThis

Six OFRA Tips for #IWokeUpLikeThis   The revisiting trend you’ve seen on the runway and probably heard a million times is the natural “no makeup” makeup look. Although, according to OFRA, natural has always been in style! But, since we’re coming out of a high contouring and bold brow phase, it’s time to get earthy and keep it a little more simple yet modern. How can we achieve this all-natural look? It begins with a clear...
2016
06
April

Blast From The Past

Reoccurring and Returning Trends + Beauty Expert Tips   Red Lips:  You can’t go wrong with a classic red lip. A strong pigmented red is always in style. (@laura_leth rocking OFRA’s Long Lasting Liquid Lipstick in “Atlantic City”)   “Bright red lips are bigger than ever. The key is to keep the color a true primary red and to experiment with finishes, from satin to matte to a lacquered shine.” – Sonia Kashuk, MUA &...
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...
2016
31
March

Boost your eye look!

Shakespeare once said, “The eyes are the window into the soul.” As one of the most important features on our face, we should know what colors look best with our eye color so we can play up our eyes and make them stand out. Take a look at the color options we chose with some inspo from our Instagram beauties rocking it with these OFRA Cosmetics products: Our newly revamped Eyeshadow ICE with primer that’s...