Preparing for Your Boudoir Session: Tips for Confidence and Comfort

December 28, 2023


Welcome to Lauren Ashley Studios, where we’re dedicated to capturing your inner radiance through the art of boudoir photography. Preparing for your boudoir session is an essential part of ensuring you feel relaxed, confident, and ready to shine. In this blog post, we’ll provide you with valuable recommendations on preparing for your boudoir session and how to make the most out of it.

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Getting Ready

1. Hydrate, Hydrate, Hydrate! Before arriving at Lauren Ashley Studios, it’s essential to stay hydrated. Drinking lots of water not only keeps your skin looking fresh but also helps you feel more energetic and confident. Proper hydration can make a big difference in how you look and feel during your session.

2. Wear Comfortable, Loose Clothing To avoid any unwanted lines on your skin, we recommend wearing comfortable, loose-fitting clothing prior to your arrival at the studio. This will help ensure that your skin looks smooth and flawless in your boudoir photos. Don’t forget to come braless, as you’ll have the opportunity to change privately once you’re here.

3. Use Clear Deodorant Clear deodorant is a must to avoid any unsightly white marks or pilling on your beautiful lingerie. Opting for a clear deodorant will help maintain the pristine look of your outfits throughout the session.

4. Moisturize Your Skin Before your boudoir session, pamper your skin with your favorite lotion. Hydrated skin looks radiant and enhances the overall look of your photographs. Plus, it’s a wonderful self-care step that can boost your confidence.

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What To Bring

– Simple Jewelry: A few well-chosen pieces of jewelry can add a touch of elegance and personality to your boudoir photos.

– Lingerie: Bring your favorite lingerie that makes you feel the confident and beautiful. Solid colors are recommended!

– Knee-High Socks: Knee-high socks are playful accessories that can complement your look and make you feel more at ease during your session.

– Oversized Sweaters: An oversized sweater can create a cozy, intimate atmosphere and provide variety in your photo set.

– Button-Down Shirt: A button-down shirt can be a sexy and versatile addition to your boudoir wardrobe. You can wear it partially unbuttoned or as a casual cover-up.

– Veil: A veil can add a touch of mystery and allure to your photos. It’s a fantastic accessory for creating visually captivating images.

– Robe and Coverup: Bringing a robe or coverup is essential for moving comfortably to and from the bathroom while changing outfits. Plus, it can be a great prop for some stunning shots.

– Additional Accessories: Feel free to bring any additional accessories that you love and feel confident in. Your session is all about showcasing your unique style and personality. Or if these photos are for a significant other, bring something that they love.

Confidence and Relaxation

Finally, it’s important to remember that your boudoir session is about having fun, embracing your beauty, and celebrating your uniqueness. Here are some tips for staying relaxed and confident during the session:

  • Relax and Breathe: Take deep breaths to ease any nervousness. Our experienced photographer will guide you through the poses, ensuring you look and feel your best.
  • Trust Your Photographer: Our team at Lauren Ashley Studios is dedicated to making you feel comfortable and confident throughout the session. Trust in our expertise, and let us capture your true essence.
  • Have Fun: Most importantly, remember that your boudoir session is a joyful experience. Embrace the moment, enjoy the process, and let your inner radiance shine.

At Lauren Ashley Studios, we’re here to empower you and create stunning, confidence-boosting boudoir photos that you’ll cherish forever. Prepare with these recommendations, and you’re sure to have an amazing and memorable session. We can’t wait to capture your beauty and help you see yourself in a new light!