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OFRA Blog — Pastel Lids

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
10
April

Spring Trends: Part Two

Bringing it back to fashion week for all the newest in spring/summer trends, we're here with Part Two. Like we mentioned in Part One a lot of these designs showcase more than one trend so feel free to mix and match and get creative with your outfits and makeup! If you thought Part One had your favorite trend thus far, check these out below and then make your final decision:   Pastels/ Dusty Tones Spotted on the...
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...
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
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
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
11
May

Spring 2017 Pantone Fashion Color Report: Featuring our NEW Pop-Up Palette™!

    Every seasonal change provides its own unique inspiration for artistic industries to create their next big idea. The design, fashion and beauty industries alike draw creativity from the Pantones color report, a seasonal report on trending new hues. The spring 2017 report contains 10 diverse shades from bright and vivid to more down to earth cool tones. The chosen colors resemble a mix of both nature and the spring fashion runways.    ...
2017
14
April

Monochromatic Makeup: Spring Pastels

  Monochromatic makeup has been appearing everywhere lately, particularly on the red carpet! The beauty of this trend is selecting one color for your eyes, cheeks and lips that also tends to match your outfit. With the wave of a brush and minimal effort, you too can create a trendy monochromatic makeup look! We are particularly loving the following spring-inspired pastel shades that are currently the rage among celebrity makeup artists.   Peach is turning...
2017
10
March

Off The Runway: Spring Beauty Trends

  I don't know about you, but I'm ready for some spring makeup looks. The spring 2017 fashion shows have solidified the newest beauty trends for the upcoming season and we're LOVING the results. The OFRA social media team couldn't wait to try our hands at this season's IT looks and we took our inspiration straight from the runway.   Each day this week a team member recreated a runway beauty trend (from THIS Harper's...