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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
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
17
November

Do’s and Don’ts of Daily Skin Care Routines

  Now that we’ve transitioned from summer and soon into winter, it’s time to change up our skincare routine a bit. It’s about that time to rotate your moisturizer, toner and even cleanser as the seasons do too and while some may be oily year round others get drier skin as the temperature drops even breakouts and skin rashes! Like any other day, our personal hygiene routines are quite repetitive and usually don’t change much...
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...
2017
01
August

I Switched to an OFRA Skincare Routine and my Skin Thanked me!

    I have always had very troubled skin. Acne, hyper pigmentation, large pores, you name it - I have it.   ABOUT ME: I am a 21 year old college student, I have combination/acne prone skin, I am a coffee and chocolate ADDICT, and I’m lucky to get 5 hours of sleep a night. In a nutshell, the odds were against me. I am obsessed with skincare and am constantly on the hunt for...
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
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...
2017
07
July

Highlighters

    A Complete, In-Depth Look at the OFRA Highlighter Collection with Swatches   Our Highlighters are some of our best-selling products, and unsurprisingly so. With a variety of shades to choose from and a smooth, creamy formula created by our special Liquid to Baked Technology and highest grade pearls, there’s a perfectly blinding highlight for everyone. Highlighter shades tend to run in the same tones (peachy, icy, pink, bronzey), so it can be difficult...
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
27
June

Happy National Beauticians Day!

  If you didn’t know already, today is National Beautician's Day, and we’re celebrating by learning some skincare tips from Ofra herself! For those of you who don’t already know Ofra, the founder of OFRA Cosmetics is a licensed esthetician with over 30 years of experience in the industry.  She has had salons all over the globe and has worked on thousands of clients. Ofra cultivated all of this experience and started OFRA Cosmetics with...
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
20
June

Summer Approved Makeup

  Summer officially starts this week and here in South Florida, we’ve already begun to experience the 90 degree weather on a regular basis (and of course some rain fall too!). It can be tough finding the perfect makeup routine when you have to be more conscious of your makeup potentially sliding off and melting away throughout the summer days; trust us- we know!   Whether kicking it poolside with friends, laying out by the...