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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
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
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...
2017
14
June

Graduate in Style

  Happy Grad Season!   If you happen to be graduating soon, congratulations! I’m sure you’ve been wondering about what kind of makeup you want to do for your big day. Hitting a milestone this big deserves a killer look, and let’s not forget about the hundreds of pictures you will look back on from years to come. Trust me, you want to look flawless. Whether you want to go full glam, or just elevate...
2017
13
June

Eyebrows Through the Decades

  Brows are the defining feature of the face; they’re the curtains to the eyes’ windows.  Nowadays, full brows are embraced and celebrated, a stark contrast from the overly plucked brows of the 90s and 2000s.  For many decades, brows have been growing and shrinking based on the style shown by celebrities everywhere from the silver screen and the stage to the runway.  To see the trend of time, check out this flashback to the...
2017
14
April

Monochromatic Makeup: Spring Pastels

  Monochromatic makeup has been appearing everywhere lately, particularly on the red carpet! The beauty of this trend is selecting one color for your eyes, cheeks and lips that also tends to match your outfit. With the wave of a brush and minimal effort, you too can create a trendy monochromatic makeup look! We are particularly loving the following spring-inspired pastel shades that are currently the rage among celebrity makeup artists.   Peach is turning...
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...
2017
20
January

2017 Beauty Goals

  2017 Beauty Goals 15 Resolutions to keep your New Year running smoothly         Remove your makeup - As mentioned in our previous blog post (Gym Approved Makeup), the most important thing to remember when it comes to makeup is to always remove it! If you don’t do this enough, now is the time to get in the habit of taking off your makeup whether it be the first thing after work...
2017
13
January

Gym Approved Makeup

  Gym Makeup How to wear makeup at the gym without it being super noticeable     Many of us are already trying to keep up with our personal New Year’s resolutions. Common resolutions include waking up earlier, sticking to a workout regime and generally taking better care of our bodies inside and out!   There are no rules when it comes to makeup… except to always remove it before bed. We all have the...
2017
06
January

Best of 2016

  Best of 2016   As we welcome 2017, the OFRA staff can’t help but reminisce on some of our favorite cult products, collaborations and new releases that have made this year so special.     (L to R: @axellepro wearing Miami Fever, @Lupescuevas wearing Charmed, & @denitslava wearing Mocha)   It seems only appropriate to kick off our “Best of 2016” list with our best-selling Long Lasting Liquid Lipsticks. OFRA x Kathleen Lights collaboration...
2016
28
October

Easy DIY Halloween Makeup

  Easy DIY Halloween Makeup Simple Go-To Looks using OFRA!   We’ve been seeing some fa-BOO-lous Halloween looks using OFRA Cosmetics all over Instagram this month!  Need a last minute makeup idea or have multiple Halloween events to attend? The OFRA Social Media Team has you covered. If you follow OFRA on Instagram (@ofracosmetics), you would have seen some of our favorite Halloween-inspired looks posted to our feed. The team was live on Periscope last...
2016
21
October

Winter Glitter

  Out with the OLD, in with the BOLD! Winter’s hottest new trend will stop traffic      (Hair Inspo via Pintrest)    Glitter tears, shimmering locks and metallic lips and lids are in right now. Get your fix with OFRA’s collection of Long Lasting Metallic Liquid Lipsticks and a few other special products to give you that dose of glamour you’re seeking!   With over 10 metallic liquid lipsticks including our newest limited edition...