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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
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...
2018
16
January

Contouring Essentials

  Contouring is one of those trends we were on the fence about as we came to a close of 2017 looking back on a year of some of the best and worst trends we've seen. Extreme contouring (including chest, neck and other body parts) was not a favorite, however, a well applied subtle contour to the face can really make a difference in your appearance and enhance your features so we’re still here for it!...
2018
03
January

OFRA's Top 10 of 2017

  2017 was one for the books. There have been many noteworthy trends and as we look back at the year with amazing collaborations and launches it's no wonder the OFRA Highlighters and liquid lippies were the top contenders in our year of best sellers.  With OFRA’s unique formula for both highlighters and liquid lipsticks, they have quickly become fan favorites and beauty influencers go-to’s to complete any makeup look. It was truly a year for...
2017
28
December

The Best and Worst Trends of 2017

    This year came in fierce and has almost blown right past us. What a year! Am I right? From some of the most loved trends to some of the worst we have seen, (nostril hair extensions? Yuck!). We’re giving you a roundup of some of our faves from over the year and just to balance it out, some of our unloved ones too. Worst of 2017: Unicorn Everything- enough with the unicorn looks!...
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
24
November

Holiday Gift Guide

  Ah, the holidays! A time for giving, and hoping you get what you wished for. Ever heard the phrase “gift what you would want to get”? Whether it's picking out a gift for your younger cousin who’s into makeup, hinting at your aunt who needs a little skin rejuvenation or that co-worker you barely know but got stuck to buy a gift for after picking their name out of a hat, OFRA has tons...
2017
31
October

Last Minute Halloween Inspiration

  Halloween is creeping around the corner. We’ve got some more inspo from popular Halloween looks we’ve seen all over the internet lately, brought to you by Kate and Mariel on Facebook Live this past Friday! Kates brought us the How To: Recreate Wonder Woman look to life and Mariel has some Beetle Juice inspired makeup going on.   There are a variety of products that can be useful in creating these looks and probably some you...
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
01
September

Turn Your Skin Care Routine Into A Self-Care Ritual

  Your skincare routine should be something you enjoy, and taking the time to focus on yourself reaps mind, body, and beauty benefits. An effective and efficient skin care routine is a therapeutic process that will help you feel your best. As people search for ways and time to care for themselves, OFRA offers a simple solution. We believe in the power of skin care as a self-care ritual, and want to enable you to...
2017
30
August

The Unending Benefits of Vitamin C

  Never enough Vitamin Sea. We mean- Vitamin C. We’re clearly still running on Island Time!   With Summer coming to a close and today being National Beach Day, we wanted to bring you guys some of our favorite Vitamin C products to help beat the last of the summer heat. There are so many benefits of Vitamin C that are especially perfect for summer but well needed all year round! Let's dive into some...
2017
01
August

I Switched to an OFRA Skincare Routine and my Skin Thanked me!

    I have always had very troubled skin. Acne, hyper pigmentation, large pores, you name it - I have it.   ABOUT ME: I am a 21 year old college student, I have combination/acne prone skin, I am a coffee and chocolate ADDICT, and I’m lucky to get 5 hours of sleep a night. In a nutshell, the odds were against me. I am obsessed with skincare and am constantly on the hunt for...
2017
25
July

THE OFRA LIP SQUAD TAKES GEN BEAUTY SAN FRANCISCO

  This weekend kicks off yet another Gen Beauty hosted by Ipsy, this time bringing the OFRA Lip Squad to the wonderful city of San Francisco in California. Our team is super excited to be taking Gen Beauty again and we have recently announced via instagram , our meet and greet with the beautiful and talented @ RoxetteArisa ! Gen Beauty brings together influencers, passionate fans and fashion creators alike with top beauty brands for...
2017
21
July

How To Enhance Your Favorite Feature With The OFRA Social Media Team

  With the rise of selfies, Instagram and Snapchat, we are constantly reminded that society wants us to look a certain way. Here at OFRA, we embrace what makes us unique and showcase these features! I headed to our Social Media Department to ask the ladies there what they love most about themselves and how they show it off! They've chosen two favorite features and talk about how they enhance them using OFRA. Gabby “To...
2017
30
June

Get To Know The OFRA Social Media Team!

 (From L to R: Carine, Kate, Gabby, & Mariel)  Its National Social Media Day and we’re getting personal with the Social Media team here at OFRA. We’ve asked a few makeup related and non-makeup related questions and we’ve definitely learned a bunch of new things about each other, keep reading if you’re interested to find out more about the team behind OFRA!         "Any type of brow product. I will go days...