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2016
03
June

How to Achieve a Unicorn Look

How to Achieve a Unicorn Look Rainbow infused looks have been spotted from hair to makeup long before the approach of this year’s festival season. Summer is nearly here and we’ve discovered bold and colorful beauty trends to inspire you. “Rainbrows” is an enchanting new look for the bravest of beauties. By heavily blending eyeshadows or dyeing them in a vivid array of hues, you can create bright, show-stopping looks. It may be true these...
2016
27
May

Memorial Day

Memorial Day Kick off the season and get ready to splash into summer with some of OFRA’s most popular essentials!   Which Products will you use to create your Memorial Day look? Tag #OFRACOSMETICS on your social media to show us your Summer looks. Written by Mariel Fernandez - OFRA Team Member
2016
26
May

Bold Summer Trends

 Bold Summer Trends Not Your Typical Seasonal Looks In a perfect world, every new season would bring original trends with it. In reality, we will always have a few “been there, done that” moments. The Spring/Summer 2016 runways definitely reverted to the usual bronzed beach babe looks but they also threw a few curve balls into the mix. Read on to learn how to slay our top five daring trends for summer.   Ocean...
2016
23
May

OFRA's New & Improved Formula

OFRA's New & Improved Formula Our Absolute Cover Silk Peptide Foundation is a new and improved formula in 13 shades from #1-#10. No more struggling to mix your perfect color. Finding your match is simpler than ever since there is a shade to compliment every undertone from warm to cool. Absolute Cover replenishes your skin for a healthy look with over 50 ingredients like silk peptides and antioxidants for anti-aging results. Our long lasting and...
2016
20
May

Currently Loving: Dewy Skin

Currently Loving: Dewy Skin 7 Tips to Achieve an Overall Glossy Look this Summer Photo: Imaxtree Skin is in this season! Considering OFRA Cosmetics is a skincare brand that incorporates skin-loving ingredients into our makeup, one of our favorite beauty looks from this season’s runway shows is natural glowing skin. Below we have compiled our best tips to achieve a seamless dewy look, perfect for braving the summer heat. Read on to learn about this...
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
16
May

New Packaging Love

Since the launch of our newest long lasting liquid lippies in collab with Manny MUA, we’ve gotten so much love from all the Mannyacs on our new and improved sleek packaging!    Not only does it look luxurious on the outside, there is a more precise applicator on the inside to perfect any lip color without any bleeding or smudging, hugging the curves of your lips to define your lip shape.   Kathleen Lights who...
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
29
April

Starlight, Highlight

From contouring to “strobing”, here’s a fresh new take from OFRA on highlighting! “Strobing” is a more minimalistic highlighting technique with illuminator as opposed to contouring and slimming the face down with a sun-kissed glow. You focus on the highpoints of your features and it does not matter if you are tan or porcelain pale - the end results will be the same. Strobing is best achieved using a crème, liquid or powder to enhance...
2016
27
April

Manny MUA x OFRA Collab!

(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...