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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
01
May

Five Minutes to Flawless: Makeup for Moms On the Go

Moms know all about multitasking- it’s a big part of their everyday lives! Whether they’re working or stay-at-home moms, they always have their hands full with a million different responsibilities.  Makeup, of course, is not a priority of the long list of things to do, but putting on makeup in the morning is a nice way to take time out of the day that is solely for the purpose of pampering! Here’s a step-by-step routine...
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
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...
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
09
November

Makeup Mistakes and How to Fix Them

We have all had our share of makeup mishaps, even those who walk the red carpet have, but learning from them is what takes our makeup to the next level. We’ve listed some common mistakes that are made in beauty routines as well as ways to fix them and perfect your look with OFRA products.   Applying makeup to dry skin It is important to exfoliate and moisturize often especially before putting on makeup. Otherwise,...
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
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
19
May

OFRA in ULTA: Snag Your Cult Faves Online

  OFRA in ULTA: Snag Your Cult Faves Online   (photo cred: @ultabeauty) OFRA products have officially made their way to Ulta Beauty online since our big partnership announcement last month! In case you haven’t heard, Ulta now carries a variety of cult OFRA products that are exclusively available online as a part of their prestige cosmetics. Thirty of OFRA’s most popular long lasting liquid lipstick shades, three ultra-pigmented highlighters and some of our other...
2017
12
April

Coachella-Inspired Makeup Lookbook

Coachella marks the kickoff to music festival season and it's right around the corner! Music festivals are synonymous with summer and the OFRA Team is ready for some much-needed sun. Thousands flock to festivals like Coachella to let loose and listen to talented music artists, however, the real fun lies in the people-watching. Fashion and beauty trendsetters are everywhere and they don't hold back the creativity.  Beauty bloggers are perhaps the best source of inspiration for creative...
2017
10
March

Off The Runway: Spring Beauty Trends

  I don't know about you, but I'm ready for some spring makeup looks. The spring 2017 fashion shows have solidified the newest beauty trends for the upcoming season and we're LOVING the results. The OFRA social media team couldn't wait to try our hands at this season's IT looks and we took our inspiration straight from the runway.   Each day this week a team member recreated a runway beauty trend (from THIS Harper's...