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OFRA Blog — Semi-Matte

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...
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
12
December

Signature Palette in Exquisite Eyes is Back and Here to Stay!

  Today we brought back our Signature Palette- Exquisite Eyes previously available only for a limited time in our Sleigh the Holiday Gift Bag. This five-piece shadow set contains shimmers and mattes to take your eye look from day to night seamlessly. As winter is on the rise, go from soft and glowy looks, to deep and alluring making the eyes the center of attention.    Shades included from left to right:  •Peach - glowy warm nude shimmer...
2017
06
December

Holiday Makeup Looks

The holidays are nearing quickly and we all want to look flawless from the parties to the family dinners, to the last minute gift shopping trips. So, we have picked a few easy holiday looks that you can achieve using OFRA products that will get you through this season and some beauty influencers who have nailed it.   A classic you can never go wrong with. You’ll be sure to turn heads at any holiday...
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
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
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
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
22
June

Upcoming Launch: Island Time Summer Collection

  Our summer collection is almost here!  The collection called “Island Time”, as the name suggests, is all about kicking back, relaxing, and basking in the glow of summer.  “Island Time” consists of a lip set with three of our Long Lasting Liquid Lipsticks, a brand-new Highlighter, and three brand-new baked Pressed Blushes!  All the shades are perfect for summer with the golden tone of the highlight, a combination of coral and peachy tones of...
2017
06
June

Metallics Are Making A Comeback!

    It’s not news that our most loved products are now featured on ULTA online. But, you may have heard through the grapevine that we’re bringing back some of our highly requested metallic lippies! After bringing back a few top sellers to our site (Emerald City, Versailles, Monaco, and Wonderland), we’re bringing the rest of the metallic lippies back, exclusively to ULTA online!    (L to R: Santorini, Utopia, Atlantis, Fantasia) This week, our...
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
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...
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...