Ofra Gaito, a CIDESCO Therapist and makeup artist, began her career in Johannesburg, South Africa in 1979. The CIDESCO diploma is recognized as the most advanced certification in the field of Esthetics and Beauty Therapy achievable. The standard is awarded to individuals with the ability to analyze the skin as well as the body, and is a distinction which has helped shape her career’s trajectory.

After the success or her first salon & spa, Ofra opened a second, both thriving throughout the 80's. In the early 90's, Ofra expanded her business to include products distribution for European cosmetic companies in South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand, expanding distribution to over 400 new locations. By 1994, Ofra and her husband David founded their own line of skin care and makeup products and OFRA Cosmetics were being manufactured stateside. By 1998 Ofra and David relocated to the United States opening their own manufacturing facilities in Ft. Lauderdale, followed by the first OFRA Day Spa and Laser Center, in March 2001, to provide exclusive face, body and hair treatments using only OFRA Cosmetics Skin Care and Makeup lines.

Today, OFRA is an internationally recognized name in the beauty industry with a client list which includes celebrities from several countries and well known franchises such as Miss Universe, recognized American and Olympic athletes, politicians, the wives of judges and prime ministers as well as numerous other famous personalities. OFRA Cosmetics is a leading manufacture of professional skincare and makeup and is currently the top supplier of beauty kits to cosmetology schools in the United States, furnishing over 750 schools and salons.

OFRA Cosmetics, manufactured in the United States for the past 20 years, has distinguished themselves as innovators in the beauty industry by formulating and producing all their exclusive skin care and makeup products in-house. OFRA does it all: formulation, testing, manufacturing, packaging, and shipping. From start to finish, OFRA manufactures all products using only the finest ingredients found on earth such as plant, marine and vegetable extracts, specializes in Retinol, Argerline (Peptides from Amino Acids), Vegetable Growth Hormone, Vitamin C, Glycolic and Lactic Acids, Sodium Hyaluronate, some organic compounds, and other natural, anti-aging, skin repairing ingredients. The company is currently supplying 20 countries, including the United States.

    Skin Care Range Highlights

  • Advanced products designed by a research team of specialized doctors & highly qualified chemists, all licensed in the USA & France
  • This unique skin care line answers the needs for all skin types in any weather conditions, using technologically advanced formulas specializing in Retinol, Argerline, Vegetable Growth Hormone and Vitamin C. Professional peeling treatments include Glycolic, Lactic, Malic Acid and Pumpkin Pulp extracts. All products are made from PLANT, MARINE & VEGETABLE EXTRACTS
  • Retail & professional salon sizes are available including an educational program with professional manuals and treatments demonstration DVD
  • All laboratories are Health Department approved.
  • All packaging is recyclable and products are environmentally friendly
  • All products have been tested in a laboratory, never on animals and our products have no animal ingredients
  • All products are suitable for both men and women.
  • All products have a shelf life of at least two years

    Makeup Range Highlights

  • Suitable for the most sensitive skin types
  • Hypoallergenic and long lasting
  • Moisturizing lipsticks available in a wide variety of colors as well as long lasting liquid lipsticks
  • Eye shadow selection of velvety matte and shimmer, 3D Cream and 3D Powder technology including loose mineral shadows
  • Mascaras contains algae extract, glycine soja germ extract as well as Anagain (pea sprout extract) to condition, stimulate hair growth and fight loss. They are also are approved for contact lens wearers.
  • Easy to apply eye and lip liners, as well as gel eye liners
  • Mineral loose powder foundations, tinted, moisturizers, Silk Peptide long lasting liquid foundations, oil free compact foundations and moisturizing liquid foundations in a wide variety of colors
  • Beautiful shades of compact and cream blushes, mosaic and marble powders
  • All products come in attractive black packaging and are competitively priced