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2018
11
May

I Did My Mom’s Makeup Using All OFRA

Hi, beauties! I’m Nicolle and I started working my dream job for OFRA Cosmetics in January this year! And I owe it all to this woman, my mama, Josie. Here we are on New Years featuring the bold brows she’s rocked since forever. Mama Josie (left) all trendy and cute in her choker and me (right) doing the most in faux fur and glitter eyeshadow.   This requires a little backstory. So, let’s take a...
2018
08
May

The 2018 Met Gala's Most Heavenly Looks

  Met Gala 2018: “Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination” The historical Metropolitan Museum of Art, better known as The Met, houses over 5,000 years of art from every corner of the world. Religion has been a lifelong influence from the beginning of art history and this year’s gala theme brings that dialogue to life between fashion and the masterworks of religious art. The Met Gala is the most prestigious fashion event of the...
2018
04
May

The Year of Cardi B

It’s the year of Cardi B (or maybe year two but who’s counting?) and even if you don’t know who she is or what she does we can guarantee you’ve heard the name. She’s been on the come up for years and has been breaking records and topping charts more recently with her new album that just released. Cardi has received even more well deserved respect in the industry these days, even being featured on...
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
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
20
April

Celebrating Earth Day With Your Favorite OFRA Products

  There are many ways you can reduce your waste. From refusing disposables to quitting plastic bottles, we can all take small steps to live a more sustainable lifestyle. With Earth Day fast approaching, we thought it was important to touch on how your favorite OFRA products are Earth-friendly, and how you can master the art of sustainability with your favorite OFRA products. In the past, we’ve celebrated National Beach Day and we wrote about...
2018
17
April

ALL NEW! MINI Highlighters

  Remember that one time we gave away free Mini Blissful Highlighters with purchase of $25 or more? Well, they are back and part of our permanent collection! You can now take your glow- to- go with ‘Gram faves Blissful, Rodeo Drive, and Pillow Talk with compact mirror included, for your touch-ups or added glow wherever you’re headed.   Hit highlighter nirvana in this soft pearl pink shade   Take a spin in this universally...
2018
13
April

Gabby & Melanie Switch Makeup Routines!

  Today on Facebook Live, team members Gabby and Melanie are up for a new challenge. With completely different makeup styles, these two decided to switch their everyday makeup looks following each other's tips and tricks along the way to try out new techniques and products neither have used before.   Here are Gabby and Melanie rocking their everyday look:     Gabby typically goes for a more natural look with bold feathery brows, glowing...
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
30
March

OFRA: BTS IRL

   Curate used to only apply to people that worked in a museum. Today, as a culture embedded on the Internet, we curate everything that we present to the world. Our OFRA Insta feed is a literal representation of curation. And if I’m honest...it’s really freakin’ cool. But, sometimes it’s also cool to take a peek behind the fourth wall. See how the magic* happens (insert all of the Instagram Husbands accounts and all of the...
2018
28
March

4 Different Looks Using The Free Spirit Palette

This week the OFRA Team got together to take on the challenge of creating different looks with our new Free Spirit Palette. We got our creative juices flowing and came up with some festival and more wearable makeup looks to show the variety this palette offers. It’s safe to say once we’ve played around with it that we love it even more now! This palette has everything you need to complete a full face of...
2018
22
March

8 Inspiring Festival Eye Looks

    As you all already know, festival season is here and it’s officially spring, yay! This is probably one of the best times of the year and definitely turns our creativity up a notch. One of our favorite products to rock this season, and a festival essential, is our Fixline Eyeliner Gels. They come in an array of colors and will last through the entire day of festival activities. This smudge-proof formula glides on...
2018
21
March

Meet Carey Hinrichs

On March 21st at 7-8 pm, we will be back on Amy Morrison’s Beauty Report live on the Home Shopping Network, with a very special guest. Meet Carey Hinrichs, our very own OFRA Cosmetics spokeswoman! Who is Carey Hinrichs? Carey is a makeup artist and cosmetologist from St. Petersburg, Florida, with 13 years in the industry under her belt. She is certified by over 7 makeup and skincare brands and has worked as a regional...