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How to Prepare for Your Boudoir Session?

Updated: Apr 9

Choose your Wardrobe - Lingerie is great, but you don't have to wear it if you don't want to. A button down shirt, sports jersey, oversized sweater, or tight shirt and booty shorts are great alternatives. Be sure to try on your outfit(s) prior to your session to ensure everything fits properly.



Don't forget Accessories - Make sure you think about jewelry, shoes, props, etc. Pack anything you need to get ready for your session. For props, we suggest bringing personal items that are significant to your partner - sports gear, dog tags, lab coat, etc.



Hair + Makeup - We highly recommend using a makeup artist. If you need suggestions on who we like to work with, please contact us. A MUA will make sure that you look flawless and ready for your close up.



Choose a Location - We can help you with this if you don't already have a location in mind. We tend to do these sessions at hotels, in a studio, or in the comfort of your home.



Exposure - Talk to us prior to the session to let us know what you are comfortable with and how exposed, or unexposed, you want to be during your session. Everyone has a different comfort level, and we like to be aware and informed of your expectations prior to your session so there are no awkward moments.



Pre-Session Beauty Prep - We suggest getting a mani/pedi a few days prior to your session. If you wax, don't forget to pencil that into your schedule, as well. Don't forget to get your eyebrows shaped before your session.


A few days before your session, lower your salt intake to avoid bloating and also eat a light breakfast the morning of. Drink a lot of water leading up to your session for beautiful, healthy skin and get a good night's rest the night before. Shave and moisturize for beautiful legs. Wear a clear deodorant. Don't wear tight clothing, bras, panties, socks, etc. the morning of your session or driving to your session. These will leave red marks on your skin and we want you looking your best.


Relax - The most important thing you can do is relax! We will make sure you look amazing in your photos, so don't worry! If you're uncomfortable, it will show, so just keep calm.

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