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OFRA Blog — Summer

2019
29
May

What’s in my Makeup Travel Bag

  When you’re makeup-obsessed like I am, thinking about narrowing down my makeup options to just one bag is no easy task. I tend to get just a tad (very) carried away because I think I will need ALL OF IT #Oops After contemplating the big pile of products I took out during my first round of “narrowing down” my choices, I made three rules for myself:   1. Pick products that are smaller/travel size....
2019
21
May

Makeup Tips and Tricks for this Upcoming Summer

Hey, Beauties! Now that summer is just around the corner and the days are getting hotter and increasingly humid (yuck!), I have compiled a list of some makeup tips and tricks that get me through the summer and keep me looking my best. These products help me keep my skin looking bright, healthy and fresh and they will hopefully do the same for you! This easy Saturday-morning look was achieved following these steps: Always start...
2018
08
August

ULTA Beauty Presents: Forever Fabulous Event

We love blush! Whether going for a matte blush or a shimmering blush to add on the extra wow factor this summer, OFRA has got a blush for you! Check out the Most Flattering Blushes for Different Skin Tones to find out which blush is your perfect match. Then head on over to Ulta’s website for their Forever Fabulous event going on today only to get 40% off all OFRA Cosmetics 4 gram Pressed Blush....
2018
30
July

The OFRA Cosmetics Glow Up

June 27th, 2018 Marked as the day OFRA Cosmetics re-branded and glow'd up!   “We outgrew our image and needed to change the vision of our business. It didn’t feel like our current branding suited what we wanted OFRA to represent anymore. As a team, we felt that we needed to appeal to our emerging target audience. This exciting change in our business will put us ahead of the game ensuring that our brand is...
2018
21
June

OFRA Team Summer Faves

Summer is officially here and what better way to kick it off than with the OFRA Teams Summer Favorite picks? Skincare should be your top priority but when it comes to makeup that lasts or is perfect for the season, these are the ones we recommend:   Carine: “Our Black HD Mascara does not flake or smudge even during the hot summer Florida heat and keeps your lashes lifted all day :) And the plus side...
2018
06
June

Pick Your Perfect Summer Nude

  Summer has unofficially started once Memorial Day passes and we are so ready for it! The season is all about glowing skin, beach waved hair, the newest and trendiest swimsuits and minimal makeup, with pops of color here and there. We’re all for experimenting with our summer looks but what about the classic birthday suit?- as in nude lipstick, we mean. Recently launched, Verona liquid lippie looks sweet enough to eat and will be...
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
25
April

What's Better Than Big? MINI.

  What’s better than big? MINI. We are loving our brand new mini highlighters that are perfect to toss in your purse or makeup bag and can be taken with you on the go. But did you know they also come as godets? I’m sure you’re thinking, “what is a “godet”? A godet is a refillable pan of makeup without the compact. Godets are perfect for our professional palettes that all have a magnetic system...
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
04
January

Post-Holiday Skin Care

  Now that things are settling down from all the holiday cheer it's time for a skin refresh! If your days went anything like mine, where chocolate and candy were in constant rotation at work, and you couldn't stay away from the sweets whether baking for a holiday party or indulging in them, “no” was just not an option. Not to mention the drinks that were flowing and some nights of forgetting to remove all...
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
07
September

Get Ready to Glow Baby, Glow!

  Your wish. Our command. As requested, NikkieTutorials’s Everglow highlighter is back and available in individual single shades in our new magnetic compacts! Now you can relive the magic from the first edition of the OFRAxNikkieTutorials collab with brand new items. After listening to our customers and Nikkie’s fans, we’ve tweaked the deepest shade in the Everglow highlighter to have a more natural undertone that perfectly compliments deep skin tones, and added a universally flattering...
2017
01
September

Turn Your Skin Care Routine Into A Self-Care Ritual

  Your skincare routine should be something you enjoy, and taking the time to focus on yourself reaps mind, body, and beauty benefits. An effective and efficient skin care routine is a therapeutic process that will help you feel your best. As people search for ways and time to care for themselves, OFRA offers a simple solution. We believe in the power of skin care as a self-care ritual, and want to enable you to...
2017
30
August

The Unending Benefits of Vitamin C

  Never enough Vitamin Sea. We mean- Vitamin C. We’re clearly still running on Island Time!   With Summer coming to a close and today being National Beach Day, we wanted to bring you guys some of our favorite Vitamin C products to help beat the last of the summer heat. There are so many benefits of Vitamin C that are especially perfect for summer but well needed all year round! Let's dive into some...