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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
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
24
October

OFRA Team Lip Art Challenge

    This past Friday Mariel & Melanie, with assistance from Kate behind the camera, did a Facebook Live stream doing a lip art challenge inspired by Halloween, followed by an awesome giveaway. Both have an art background and while thinking this would be a piece of cake, it quickly became a challenge, but fun to say the least. With so many cool looks that you could achieve with just OFRA products alone, Kate and Gabby joined...
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
09
August

Back to School Special Promo!

  Getting back into the swing of things for school can be a rough start. OFRA wants to help you get school-ready with customizing your own personal Pop-Up Palette.  With the flexibility to choose a minimum of six godet pan refills, you’ll earn yourself a free magnetic Pop-Up Palette and still have plenty of room to add on to it! It’s easy to become unorganized and frantic when it comes to your morning makeup routine, especially...
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
27
July

NEW IN MAKEUP AT OFRA: A MUST-HAVE IN ALL THINGS MATTE

OFRA Cosmetics is excited to announce a new Professional Makeup Palette - “Must Have Mattes.” This must-have includes 20 highly pigmented pressed matte eyeshadows. Each eyeshadow godet pan contains two grams of product within the magnetic palette. (Photo by @shades_of_april)  With a wide range of matte neutrals, this “Must Have Matte” palette also contains beautiful pops of color. Each row was designed to create individual makeup looks adding to this palettes versatility in makeup options...
2017
05
July

Most Flattering Blushes for Different Skin Tones

    Blush can be used in a variety of ways when it comes to enhancing your features, whether it be sculpting your cheekbones with a darker shade, adding color to the face with your perfect shade, or using it as an eyeshadow.  Blush can be the focal point, when it’s the most emphasized product on your face, or the afterthought of a look, when it doesn’t necessarily stand out, but does subtly complement the...
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...
2016
30
November

Fall Favorites

  Fall Favorites Inspired by Pantones Fashion Color Report for Fall 2016     (Colors From L to R: Riverside, Airy Blue, Sharkskin, Aurora Red, Warm Taupe, Dusty Cedar, Lush Meadow, Spicy Mustard, Potters Clay and Bodacious”)   The Fall 2016 Pantone color palette is described as “A Unity of Strength, Confidence and Complexity” inspired by the desire to emit the qualities of tranquility, strength and optimism inspired by the Blue family.  You’ll also see...
2016
25
August

Skin Saving Summer Products

  Skin Saving Summer Products Soothing a Sunburn with OFRA   It’s that time of year again. Summer is coming to a close and we’re all rushing to soak up that last ounce of sun. Ok, so maybe not in Florida where we’re fortunate to have sunny days year-round but you get the idea. Sometimes we go overboard and lose track of the sun exposure we’re getting in the midst of that super fun boat...
2016
12
July

Tips on Finding the Right Foundation

Tips on Finding the Right Foundation There can be a lot of confusion and unanswered questions when it comes to deciding which foundation is best for you. Foundation use involves many variables when picking the right one. OFRA is here to help you find the best match for your skin and make it easier for you to shop for your shade. Here’s how: Does it match your skin? People often make the mistake of swatching...
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
19
April

Your Perfect Shade: Reds, Oranges, Browns

Your Perfect Shade: Reds, Oranges, Browns Featuring OFRA Long Lasting Liquid Lipsticks Photo by @mariacast13   It may officially be spring but we refuse to pack away our fall lippies until next season. OFRA Cosmetics released a TON of autumn hues this year that look amazing year round and many are appropriate for everyday wear. Welcome to the second installment of ‘Your Perfect Shade’ featuring some of our most wearable fall inspired shades for every skin...
2016
16
March

Your Perfect Shade: Pinks, Nudes & Berries

Your Perfect Shade: Pinks, Nudes & Berries Featuring OFRA Long-Lasting Liquid Lipsticks Photo by @mariacast13 Finding your perfect everyday shade can be daunting. There are countless articles on this topic and it can all get a bit overwhelming trying to determine your undertone (or in some cases multiple undertones). If you are familiar with the OFRA brand, you already know that we have a serious array of long-lasting liquid lipstick shades in our range. So...