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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
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
27
December

From Day to Night: New Years Eve Ready Makeup

New Years is quickly approaching and we’ve taken a dive into the OFRA makeup arsenal to come up with a quick way to transform your day to day makeup look into a New Years Eve ready look. Whether heading out straight from the office or simply working with what you got, you can easily transform your everyday makeup look into a glam, holiday party night look with a few OFRA products you may already have....
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
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
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
28
September

Make it Stick

  Let's talk magnetic: The newly released Glow Baby, Glow! Collection by OFRA x NIKKIETUTORIALS not only allows your favorite shade of Everglow (including a new enhanced shade) in single compacts but also comes in new packaging. Here at OFRA, we’ve been slowly implementing new changes that we think you will love!     These new highlighters come in brand new magnetic packaging that makes it easy for you to replace and refill with any 10-gram...
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
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
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...