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2016
18
May

Boys in Beauty

We want to give a huge shout-out and congratulate Alan (@alannized), Manny (@mannymua733), James (@jcharlesbeauty) and Patrick (@PatrickStarrr) for all of their successes and achievements so far, including their feature article in Marie Claire Magazine entitled “The Beauty Boys of Instagram.”  Through their personal stories, they give insight into how they have transformed the way  makeup and gender roles are viewed in today’s society while simultaneously inspiring many people. “The boys in beauty aren’t blurring...
2016
10
May

On Wednesdays We Wear Pink

On Wednesdays We Wear Pink A staple in any woman’s make up bag from light to dark, here are some of our pink favorites from OFRA: (@NikkiFrenchMakeup stunning lip combo wearing Cancun and Cocos Island with lip liner in Cherish) Cancun & Cocos Island long lasting liquid lipstick are the perfect spring go-to shades versatile enough for the office or  beach and can be combined for a stunning third shade!  (See more beautiful pink shades...
2016
10
May

2016 Met Gala- Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology inspo

2016 Met Gala- Manus x Machina: Fashion in an Age of Technology inspo A blend between handmade haute couture and mechanically engineered fashion, the exhibition featured beautiful hand-made techniques such as embroidery, pleating and lacework in juxtaposition to machine-made techniques such as laser cutting, thermos shaping and circular knitting. Many unique outfits graced the red carpet that evening. Actors, artists, designers and many others walked the gala with futuristic inspired structured outfits (& makeup!) in...
2016
04
May

Ofra’s On the Go Traveling Tips

Ofra’s On the Go Traveling Tips As women, we like to have options… and plenty of them. Packing for a trip usually means sitting on our luggage trying to get that zipper to close. If our makeup bag was only as big as the luggage, we wouldn’t have a problem, right? Questions to ask before packing are, “How do I downsize? How can I go lighter? What are the essentials?” To start, search for clothing...
2016
27
April

Manny MUA x OFRA Collab | Long Lasting Liquid Lipsticks

(Manny wearing “Aries”, one of his three new Long Lasting Liquid Lipsticks!) It’s here! OFRA collaborated with Manny MUA on a trio of NEW limited edition Long Lasting Liquid Lipsticks now available for exclusive purchase at OFRA Cosmetics. Our newest shades, named by Manny, are “Aries” - a stunning, lighter, peachy-nude shade, “Charmed” - a rosy, mauve toned nude and “Hypno”- a deeper, burgundy shade. All three were created to look ravishing on any skin...
2016
19
April

Your Perfect Shade: Reds, Oranges, Browns

Your Perfect Shade: Reds, Oranges, Browns Featuring OFRA Long Lasting Liquid Lipsticks Photo by @mariacast13   It may officially be spring but we refuse to pack away our fall lippies until next season. OFRA Cosmetics released a TON of autumn hues this year that look amazing year round and many are appropriate for everyday wear. Welcome to the second installment of ‘Your Perfect Shade’ featuring some of our most wearable fall inspired shades for every skin...
2016
13
April

Six OFRA Tips for #IWokeUpLikeThis

Six OFRA Tips for #IWokeUpLikeThis   The revisiting trend you’ve seen on the runway and probably heard a million times is the natural “no makeup” makeup look. Although, according to OFRA, natural has always been in style! But, since we’re coming out of a high contouring and bold brow phase, it’s time to get earthy and keep it a little more simple yet modern. How can we achieve this all-natural look? It begins with a clear...
2016
11
April

How to Prep Skin for Makeup

How to Prep Skin for Makeup Pharrell Williams, known beyond his musical and fashionable influences for his impeccable skin, said, “You have to clean your face; you can’t sit around and assume it’s going to be ok.” In other words, pay attention to your skin! During a radio interview with Angie Martinez, he revealed his flawless skincare secret,“Washing my face, paying attention to it…I mean little small stuff. Naomi Campbell taught me a couple of...
2016
06
April

Blast From The Past

Reoccurring and Returning Trends + Beauty Expert Tips   Red Lips:  You can’t go wrong with a classic red lip. A strong pigmented red is always in style. (@laura_leth rocking OFRA’s Long Lasting Liquid Lipstick in “Atlantic City”)   “Bright red lips are bigger than ever. The key is to keep the color a true primary red and to experiment with finishes, from satin to matte to a lacquered shine.” – Sonia Kashuk, MUA &...
2016
04
April

Pantones Colors of the Year 2016

 Pantones Colors of the Year 2016    Rose Quartz and Serenity usher in spring and summer as the most popular colors of the seasons. Not only are these shades soft, pastel and feminine individually, Rose Quartz and Serenity blossom into a fresh, weightless look when paired together.   Top Rose Quartz: Lipsticks in ‘Frosted Pink’, ‘Crazy Pink’ & ‘Pink Lady’, Liquid lipsticks in ‘Angeles’, ‘Laguna Beach’ & ‘Pasadena’, Lip Liners in ‘Silk’ & ‘Pink’, Derma Mineral...
2016
31
March

Boost your eye look!

Shakespeare once said, “The eyes are the window into the soul.” As one of the most important features on our face, we should know what colors look best with our eye color so we can play up our eyes and make them stand out. Take a look at the color options we chose with some inspo from our Instagram beauties rocking it with these OFRA Cosmetics products: Our newly revamped Eyeshadow ICE with primer that’s...
2016
16
March

Your Perfect Shade: Pinks, Nudes & Berries

Your Perfect Shade: Pinks, Nudes & Berries Featuring OFRA Long-Lasting Liquid Lipsticks Photo by @mariacast13 Finding your perfect everyday shade can be daunting. There are countless articles on this topic and it can all get a bit overwhelming trying to determine your undertone (or in some cases multiple undertones). If you are familiar with the OFRA brand, you already know that we have a serious array of long-lasting liquid lipstick shades in our range. So...
2016
15
January

Ombré: The New Lip Trend

Here at OFRA we have been following some awesome lip trends featuring our Long Lasting Liquid Lipsticks.    Ombré Beautiful Sure, you can show up to this year’s soirees wearing the typical reds or even winter’s vampy shades but here at OFRA cosmetics we’re trying out a different look with our long lasting liquid lipsticks. The two-toned ombré lip, besides just looking downright awesome, can benefit your pucker in a variety of ways. As you...
2015
11
December

Essential Morning Skincare Routine

Photo credit: Clumps of Mascara   According to research and my very own personal philosophy, the most important part of your day is the very first 20 minutes of it. These crucial 1200 seconds set the tone for the remainder of the day, and can ultimately determine whether or not you freak out when someone cuts you off in traffic, or whether you just smile and brush it off. While Yoga is always a popular choice...
2015
26
July

Which Beauty Kit is Right for Me?



OFRA Cosmetic Laboratories has the best cosmetic kits and beauty kits on the market. Our kits have set the standard for beauty and cosmetic kits not only in the salon and spa, but in cosmetology and beauty schools as well. We have schools and distributors all across the globe, and we are a household name in hundreds of cities worldwide. Our kits are known for setting the standard in the industry....