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2019
02
July

NEW PRODUCT ALERT: SELF-MADE BAG

Here at OFRA, we are so proud to be a #Self-Made family-owned company with the ability to create, develop, test, manufacture, and distribute right from our home, in sunny South Florida.  With our one-year rebranding anniversary having just passed, and 4th of July around the corner, we wanted to keep the celebration going and had to bring you Beauties more goodies for you to get your glow up just right!  I introduce to you the...
2019
01
July

5 BENEFITS OF VITAMIN C FOR YOUR SKIN

Vitamin C has become a staple in many skincare products and I’m sure many of you have heard claims that Vitamin C is great for your skin (and it is!), but you’re not quite sure why? Or maybe you want to start doing some good for your skin and don't know where to start? Check out this guide to Vitamin C and see where this miracle ingredient fits into your skin care routine. How Can...
2019
27
June

OFRA'S 1 YEAR REBRAND ANNIVERSARY

One year ago, OFRA Cosmetics got the ultimate glow up while simultaneously entering more than 500 Ulta retail stores across the nation! As we celebrate one year since the rebrand, it’s the perfect time to reminisce on the history of how OFRA Cosmetics came to be. Pictured: Ofra and David Gaito Ofra Gaito is a therapist and makeup artist who entered the beauty industry in 1979. By 1994, Ofra and David Gaito created their own...
2019
26
June

BEAUTY SECRETS FROM PROFESSIONAL BEAUTICIANS

 Today, June 26th, it’s time to celebrate National Beautician’s Day, for those wonderful people who help us look even more beautiful than we already are! So of course, they deserve to be appreciated on their special day. Beauticians go to school and train to keep up with the latest styles, the best products, treatments, and techniques in the beauty industry. What better way to learn the best beauty secrets than asking them directly? I spoke...
2019
17
June

FESTIVAL MAKEUP 101

  Festival season is here Beauties, so when it comes to makeup it’s time to go big or go home! If there is ever a time when you want to broaden your horizons and diversify your makeup choices, this is it. Festival season also means that the weather is most likely very hot and humid, so whether you are going for a colorful and dazzling look or something more subtle, you need makeup that will...
2019
14
June

YOUR GUIDE TO GLOSSES

  Dreaming of the perfect gloss for the upcoming hot summer months? One that’s not too sticky, but has staying power? Look no further because the OFRA Lip Glosses are THE product to turn to this summer. Heavier products like lipstick aren’t necessarily suitable for a summer day lounging by the pool, so glosses are the perfect product to add into your summer makeup routine. They have the perfect texture and feel almost like a...
2019
10
June

7 STEPS TO NAIL THE NO-MAKEUP MAKEUP LOOK

  Doing my makeup usually involves me listening to music, drinking tea and looking up makeup looks for some inspo. It's pretty much a therapy session that could last up to two hours #SorryNotSorry. However, there are so many occasions in which I need to just get out the door ~mostly my own fault for hitting the snooze button until there’s no more time to snooze~ but I know I’m not the only one struggling...
2019
05
June

CONGRATS GRAD: A TIMELINE OF MUST-HAVE SKINCARE TIPS

Summer is now upon us, which means that many high school, college, and graduate school commencement ceremonies are finally taking place.  Many are anticipating the day when they can throw their caps up in the air, but as it inches closer, the little details become more and more important. When you cross that stage, you will be photographed from almost every angle possible.  Your graduation makeup has to be intense enough to be seen while...
2019
29
May

What’s in my Makeup Travel Bag

  When you’re makeup-obsessed like I am, thinking about narrowing down my makeup options to just one bag is no easy task. I tend to get just a tad (very) carried away because I think I will need ALL OF IT #Oops After contemplating the big pile of products I took out during my first round of “narrowing down” my choices, I made three rules for myself:   1. Pick products that are smaller/travel size....
2019
21
May

Makeup Tips and Tricks for this Upcoming Summer

Hey, Beauties! Now that summer is just around the corner and the days are getting hotter and increasingly humid (yuck!), I have compiled a list of some makeup tips and tricks that get me through the summer and keep me looking my best. These products help me keep my skin looking bright, healthy and fresh and they will hopefully do the same for you! This easy Saturday-morning look was achieved following these steps: Always start...
2019
04
March

My Top 5 Dry Skin Saviors

Once the temperatures drop below 50 degrees (which it actually has been in FL- surprise surprise!), let just say my skin needs more than a little help. My skin is very dry and I’m prone to hyperpigmentation. These five goodies keep my skin moisturized for our brief winter and all year long.
2019
10
January

BEST IN BEAUTY

This past year was all about that glow. It’s no wonder that our top ten best selling products of the year include all highlighters! With a range that includes a highlighting shade for everyone and the versatility to combine and mix shades, OFRA highlighters have become a cult favorite over the years. Last year Rodeo Drive was our top seller and it has now dropped to fourth place with Everglow as our number one highlight!...
2019
04
January

OFRAXFrancesca Tolot

  Who is Francesca Tolot? She’s only one of the most sought out professional makeup artists in Hollywood! You may even call her a Master Makeup Artist. Francesca’s work has been seen all over TV and in print for decades. She is known for creating electrifying looks for performers such as Beyonce, Cher, Madonna and models such as Cindy Crawford, Kate Moss and Tyra Banks - and this is just scratching the surface of her...
2018
28
December

Staff Picks for 2018 - Ofracosmetics

As we say goodbye to the last year, our staff reminisce on our favorite posts and pics of 2018! A lot has changed in one year, from completely revamping our brand in our massive “Glow Up” to reaching over 1 Million followers on Instagram. We are so proud of the changes and experiences 2018 has given us, and we want to share our favorite posts with you. Mariel’s favorite picture from June is the rebrand...
2018
13
December

Holiday Look Essentials

Ah yes, the holidays. It finally feels like somewhat of a winter here in South Florida now that it’s dropped below 70 degrees and I think we’re officially ready for all the gatherings, food and gift giving one could do during this season.  While our social team exchanges secret Santa gifts, we also got ready for our holiday office party! I asked the girls what their holiday look essentials were and some other fun questions...