Why Luxury Is All About Self Respect

Luxury is often framed in an image dripping in gold and diamonds. Even commodities like silks, lush colors, and plush furnishings may pop into your mind when you think about things of luxury. You may think about some famously-know luxury brands before you envision any of the images above. Either way, the idea of luxury […]

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There is No Shame in Boudoir

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Boudoir creates a level of vulnerability to be seen and photographed like such. Read more about how we don’t embrace shame around here.

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How to make your boudoir shoot day easier

Tips to have a seamless boudoir shoot with The GFE Boudoir You have gone and done the damn thing. Your mind has been made up and you aren’t waiting any longer. Your boudoir photography shoot has been booked. You’ve paid your deposit, signed your contract, set your date and you’ve found wardrobe you love yourself […]

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About Pittsburgh Makeup Artist Dessa Marie Artistry

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One of the first questions we get asked is if we have a makeup artist.

Do we have a makeup artist?

Yes we do GIRLFRIENDS Only the in the whole wide world!!!! Dessa Marie Artistry

Will My Boudoir Images Be Posted Online?

When you have a boudoir session with me, one of the first things we’ll discuss is your privacy. Some women prefer to have zero images shared anywhere. Some are OK with me posting to a private and secure group online for other clients to see, and some don’t mind having their images shown on my Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, or Website.

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Preparing For Your Boudoir Shoot

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Did you know I have a referral program for boudoir sessions? When you refer a friend, and they schedule with us, you will both receive $100 product credit. Yes, you read that right! Take this as my way of saying thank you. So if you’ refer ten friends…you do the math!

Learn From Others’ Mistakes

If you’ve not eaten you can’t hear me and you can comprehend what I’ve asked you to do. if you can’t follow and be coached because your brain is busy trying to figure out where the fuck the famine came from, I could very well ask you to go home. Couple some booze on a totally empty stomach and you’ve just wasted your money and my time. (Yes, I sound like an asshole but I am the expert and you chose me because I know how to make your session fire as hell, let’s not blow it because we are afraid of a banana.)

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Four Tips to Rock Your Boudoir Shoot 

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If you bring lingerie, make sure you love it. I mean like seriously fucking love it. It is so amazing you absolutely have to wear it and would fight me on it if I said its a no. If it is just ‘meh’ leave that lukewarm crap at home. This is where most of my clients get stumped!! Lingerie just isn’t part of our clothing foundations anymore. So most of us don’t know what we like, what fits well or even where to find it. I am your best resource for this. Use me, Girlfriends! I am here for you. In fact I created a really fun and simple quiz that might give you some insight into what your lingerie style might be and give you some jumping off points to help you find your lingerie style!

Go Ahead and Reward Yourself!

So you finally did that thing you’ve been promising yourself you’d do something for yourself for ages and now you want to to make good on that promise to yourself? What are you going to do??! Book a boudoir shoot, that’s what! Here are five reasons why this is an excellent idea:

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