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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...
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
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
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
03
November

The New Sleigh The Holiday Gift Bag

  The holiday season is upon us. That means long nights, parties to plan, events to get to, food and candy to go through and long lasting makeup is a necessity. Get ready to Sleigh The Holiday with this essential must-have makeup bag that features five hand-selected items picked for all our VIP beauties.   Take a look at the items that made the cut:   Exquisite Eyes Eyeshadow Palette- Our brand new sparkly eyeshadow...
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
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
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
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
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
12
July

Get That Look: Jennifer Lopez

    JLo always has the best red-carpet makeup looks.  This particular one from the 2017 Grammys is a little different from her usual bronzey look, but is the perfect example of how to seamlessly and sophisticatedly incorporate color into your eye looks.  Although the look is smokey, the highlight, lip, and eye colors make it fresh and perfect for summer.  Who knew purple and peach would go so well together?  This look makes for a...
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...
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...