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OFRA Blog — Minimalist Makeup

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
25
April

What's Better Than Big? MINI.

  What’s better than big? MINI. We are loving our brand new mini highlighters that are perfect to toss in your purse or makeup bag and can be taken with you on the go. But did you know they also come as godets? I’m sure you’re thinking, “what is a “godet”? A godet is a refillable pan of makeup without the compact. Godets are perfect for our professional palettes that all have a magnetic system...
2018
13
April

Gabby & Melanie Switch Makeup Routines!

  Today on Facebook Live, team members Gabby and Melanie are up for a new challenge. With completely different makeup styles, these two decided to switch their everyday makeup looks following each other's tips and tricks along the way to try out new techniques and products neither have used before.   Here are Gabby and Melanie rocking their everyday look:     Gabby typically goes for a more natural look with bold feathery brows, glowing...
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...
2018
03
April

Spring Trends: Part One

Spring is here and we are loving all the trends fresh off the runway from New York, Milan and London Fashion Week. From makeup to hair, and of course, the accessories to support the whole collection of each designer showcased, we are all here for whats trending these warmer seasons. With so much to love we had to turn this into two segments, so here are just a few trends with more to soon come!  The American...
2018
05
February

4 Valentines Inspired Makeup Looks

  Our newly launched Me, Myself, & I Collection is giving us all the feels. Anticipating the use of our new products, the OFRA team was feeling inspired to create looks we’d wear for Valentine’s Day or any occasion. Here are four different ways to use our new collection and hopefully these looks will help inspire you too, for whatever festivities you may be indulging in.   “I'd wear this look to Rocco's Tacos for...
2017
12
December

Signature Palette in Exquisite Eyes is Back and Here to Stay!

  Today we brought back our Signature Palette- Exquisite Eyes previously available only for a limited time in our Sleigh the Holiday Gift Bag. This five-piece shadow set contains shimmers and mattes to take your eye look from day to night seamlessly. As winter is on the rise, go from soft and glowy looks, to deep and alluring making the eyes the center of attention.    Shades included from left to right:  •Peach - glowy warm nude shimmer...
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
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
14
November

Sleighing The Holiday

  The holidays are practically here, and moms probably already started her gift shopping, she just might have to add these two to her list! OFRA is offering two great valued deals this year, and we are so excited to have made these goodies with your pockets (or moms) in mind with the versatility to create multiple makeups looks within each holiday special.   Let’s dive into these amazing deals!    Holiday Glow Palette  ...
2017
22
September

OFRA Team Takes Gen Beauty NYC

New York are you ready for the OFRA team?! We’re packing up our travel essentials and flying up to take over Gen Beauty NY again for another exciting weekend in the concrete jungle as if last year's adventure wasn’t already one for the books! Gen Beauty brings together makeup’s hottest influencers, passionate fans and the best makeup creators with top beauty brands for the most fun-filled weekend. You’ll see the latest trends in makeup, skin...
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...