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OFRA Blog — Summer Lipsticks

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
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
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
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...
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
20
September

Side by Side Comparisons

  It’s finally here! The Glow Baby, Glow! OFRAXNIKKIETUTORIALS collection is live, and has been flying off the shelves! Glazed Donut was the first to sell out with the other highlighters following closely behind. Currently still in stock (and probably not for long) is the Dutchess Long Lasting Liquid Lipstick. The original collection featured a trio created by Nikkie herself which featured her perfect pink nude, a vampy metallic brown shade, and a bright shape-shifting...
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
18
August

Q&A with Ofra

  Over the past couple of days we’ve been receiving questions from those who follow us on social media, of what they would want to ask Ofra- the President of OFRA Cosmetics- to get to know her better whether work related, or not. We took it to Facebook live to give some of the viewers a chance to ask questions as well. If you missed out on the live stream, we’ve recapped it all for...
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
25
July

THE OFRA LIP SQUAD TAKES GEN BEAUTY SAN FRANCISCO

  This weekend kicks off yet another Gen Beauty hosted by Ipsy, this time bringing the OFRA Lip Squad to the wonderful city of San Francisco in California. Our team is super excited to be taking Gen Beauty again and we have recently announced via instagram , our meet and greet with the beautiful and talented @ RoxetteArisa ! Gen Beauty brings together influencers, passionate fans and fashion creators alike with top beauty brands for...
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...