Do I Have to Be Photographed in My Underwear to Do Boudoir?

Booking a photo shoot is a great way to break out of your comfort zone, but if the thought of posing in skimpy lingerie makes you break out in a nervous sweat, you probably aren’t going to make it to a consultation. Whether it’s natural shyness, self consciousness, or modesty, many women who are interested in doing boudoir never take the plunge because they’re worried about wardrobe - or lack thereof. If you’ve been putting off realizing your boudoir dreams just because you don’t want to be nearly nude in front of the camera, we’re happy to tell you it’s more than possible to do a sensual shoot that keeps you covered.

Getting Ready for Your Photo Shoot

Everyone wants to look their best on camera, and the days leading up to a boudoir photo shoot can be stressful. There are so many hair and beauty treatments available you may be tempted to give yourself a full body makeover.But don't do anything drastic! There are a few simple steps you can take that make a big impact on your shoot without making a big impact on your daily life.
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The Most Popular Boudoir Looks

What do I bring to my shoot?!It’s one of the most frequently asked questions we get from first time clients. The answer sounds simple — pick outfits and accessories that make you feel sexy — but in practice, it’s more complicated. You should be comfortable and confident during your photo session, but it’s also an opportunity to get glammed up and try something new. You’ve got so many choices!
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Melanie’s Story: A Wedding Day Gift

"I wanted to get my future husband a wedding day gift, but I was so indecisive about what would be the perfect present. I was a bit nervous to reach out to Jonna but I did anyway. I knew my request was very demanding. I told her my wedding was only 8 weeks away would she be able to squeeze me in somehow? And she did!" Check out how our client Melanie describes her experience with Shy Vixen.

How Boudoir Builds Confidence

Doing boudoir is definitely about looking sexy, we won’t lie, but it’s what comes with the hair, makeup, and lingerie that’s really important. The number one thing our clients tell us they love about the Shy Vixen experience is the boost in confidence it inspires. Boudoir is the ultimate confidence booster, the perfect way to show yourself that you are beautiful and sensual no matter what bad experiences or low self esteem might’ve made you think over the years. A Shy Vixen boudoir shoot will show off your best features and teach you that the parts of your body you might normally hide don’t deserve to stay in the shadows - You just have to see them in the right light.