About

A beauty blog masquerading as a lifestyle blog.

I am no longer a full-time blogger, so if you are looking for regular content or consistency, you won’t find that here.  For now, at least, I’m only going to be posting when I feel like it.  If you do find my content helpful, I encourage you to follow me so you’ll be updated when I do post something.

I started Other Explorations to have a place to share my varied interests including beauty, cooking, home decor, and hopefully more.  I used to blog full time on Sensitive Beauty Blog, but after experiencing burnout I tried a lot of different things to solve what was wrong.  The issue I kept running into was that I couldn’t put my finger on what exactly the problem was.  I knew something was wrong that had to be fixed but didn’t know what.  Long story short and personal information omitted, I’ve decided that blogging can’t be full-time work for me like it once was when I was doing Sensitive Beauty Blog.  And when I’m in hobby mode, despite my best efforts to do other types of content, I find myself still sharing information about makeup.  I hope to branch out, but I’ll just have to see what happens.

Beauty Posts: For reference, my best color match is Estee Lauder Double Wear in the shade 5W1 Bronze. If you are more familiar with the MAC shade system I wear the studio fix powder plus foundation in C6 and C7 (depending on season and bronzer I can use both).  My skin type is dry/sensitive most of the year and combination/sensitive in the summer. Please keep in mind when using my swatches for guidance that my hand is not the exact same color as my face and that at times I alter color settings in order to showcase the true color of the actual product featured. Also, keep in mind that differences in monitors/phone screens/tablet screens may alter the way a product looks. Nothing looks the same in a picture as it does in person, so if it is an option, I encourage you to go to the store and take a look at things for yourself.

If you have questions for me, let me know.

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