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2017
24
March

Making the Most of Your Makeup Stash

  by Mariel Fernandez   Spring has sprung and while you’re probably doing lots of spring cleaning this season and hopefully tossing any expired products, we’ve got some additional tips on how you can save more pennies and salvage the last of your winter makeup. Quality makeup and skincare is not cheap and should be savored, right? Read on to find out how to make the most of your coveted products.   It’s all about...
2017
09
March

Best Uses for Lipliner

  Best Uses for Lipliner (@agapelovegirl Wearing @OFRAcosmetics 'Mauve' Lipliner & 'Pasadena' Liquid Lipstick as shown in our previous blog post -Six Tips to Achieve a Full Pout!)   If you’re like me, I never thought of using lipliner before I started working for a cosmetics company. I never saw the point. As I started to learn more about lip application techniques, lipliner has become a staple item in my bag! Lipliner is a preference. Some...
2017
17
February

Date Night Makeup

  Love is still in the air after celebrating Valentine’s Day (or Gal-entines Day) so I’ve pulled some inspiration to create a wine and deep brown smokey eye using our Dazzling Diamonds Eyeshadow Palette and some other great OFRA products to help tie it all together!   To start I applied some clear tape to the sides of my eyes to make sure I get a sharp even line.   Next I took the “Millennium...
2017
20
January

2017 Beauty Goals

  2017 Beauty Goals 15 Resolutions to keep your New Year running smoothly         Remove your makeup - As mentioned in our previous blog post (Gym Approved Makeup), the most important thing to remember when it comes to makeup is to always remove it! If you don’t do this enough, now is the time to get in the habit of taking off your makeup whether it be the first thing after work...
2017
13
January

Gym Approved Makeup

  Gym Makeup How to wear makeup at the gym without it being super noticeable     Many of us are already trying to keep up with our personal New Year’s resolutions. Common resolutions include waking up earlier, sticking to a workout regime and generally taking better care of our bodies inside and out!   There are no rules when it comes to makeup… except to always remove it before bed. We all have the...
2017
04
January

New Release: Wanderlush Moisturizer

  Wanderlush Moisturizer OFRA X KIM THAI   (Beautiful product shot by @hellomissniki!)   OFRA Cosmetics is excited to have just released our first ever skin care collaboration with beauty and lifestyle influencer Kim Thai (@kkimthai)! Together, we have created a unique multitasking moisturizer suitable for all skin types. Wanderlush is an extremely velvety, soothing and lightweight moisturizer that quenches skin with intense moisture for long-lasting hydration without the heavy finish of an oily film that...
2016
09
November

Stocking Stuffers & Then Some!

  Stocking Stuffers & Then Some! OFRA’s Mini Holiday Gift Picks   As the holidays approach, many of us may have already started pinning gift ideas on Pinterest and searching for the perfect products for our loved ones - I know I have! Stocking stuffers are some of the cutest items to gift no matter which holiday you celebrate. OFRA Cosmetics offers a variety of options for you this season that are super compact and...
2016
28
October

Easy DIY Halloween Makeup

  Easy DIY Halloween Makeup Simple Go-To Looks using OFRA!   We’ve been seeing some fa-BOO-lous Halloween looks using OFRA Cosmetics all over Instagram this month!  Need a last minute makeup idea or have multiple Halloween events to attend? The OFRA Social Media Team has you covered. If you follow OFRA on Instagram (@ofracosmetics), you would have seen some of our favorite Halloween-inspired looks posted to our feed. The team was live on Periscope last...
2016
21
October

Winter Glitter

  Out with the OLD, in with the BOLD! Winter’s hottest new trend will stop traffic      (Hair Inspo via Pintrest)    Glitter tears, shimmering locks and metallic lips and lids are in right now. Get your fix with OFRA’s collection of Long Lasting Metallic Liquid Lipsticks and a few other special products to give you that dose of glamour you’re seeking!   With over 10 metallic liquid lipsticks including our newest limited edition...
2016
08
June

How to Sweat-proof Your Makeup

  How to Sweat-proof Your Makeup     Summer is nearly here and the sweltering heat and humidity are ramping up. You need your makeup to have maximum staying power while exercising, enjoying the beach, playing with your kids and commuting to work. What can you do to keep your makeup coverage flawless while maintaining its longevity throughout the muggiest of summer days?   Here are ten OFRA tips:   1. Spritz on OFRA’s Makeup Fixer setting spray...
2016
06
June

Six Tips to Achieve a Full Pout

How to Achieve a Full Pout (@agapelovegirl Wearing @OFRAcosmetics 'Mauve' Lipliner & 'Pasadena' Liquid Lipstick!) Remember the Kylie Jenner Lip challenge? Teens everywhere tried to recreate her generous pout but had disastrous results. Classic beauties like French actress Brigitte Bardot or Angelina Jolie can inspire but you do not need to resort to fillers, injections or homemade remedies to achieve full lips. Instead, use these easy, fool-proof steps to acquire a luscious pout: Exfoliate. Proper lip care...
2016
20
May

Currently Loving: Dewy Skin

Currently Loving: Dewy Skin 7 Tips to Achieve an Overall Glossy Look this Summer Photo: Imaxtree Skin is in this season! Considering OFRA Cosmetics is a skincare brand that incorporates skin-loving ingredients into our makeup, one of our favorite beauty looks from this season’s runway shows is natural glowing skin. Below we have compiled our best tips to achieve a seamless dewy look, perfect for braving the summer heat. Read on to learn about this...
2016
13
April

Six OFRA Tips for #IWokeUpLikeThis

Six OFRA Tips for #IWokeUpLikeThis   The revisiting trend you’ve seen on the runway and probably heard a million times is the natural “no makeup” makeup look. Although, according to OFRA, natural has always been in style! But, since we’re coming out of a high contouring and bold brow phase, it’s time to get earthy and keep it a little more simple yet modern. How can we achieve this all-natural look? It begins with a clear...