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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Embracing Your Divine Feminine

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I am sure you have heard of the divine feminine before. This term may or may not be new to you. However, I implore you that some social media trends are worth leaning into. Some of them can help better you as a human and a feminine being on this Earth. If it resonates with […]

Let’s Talk About Posing For Your Boudoir Shoot

This is a collaboration between yourself and I. All you need to do is show up and trust me to deliver our best work.

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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

Yes, We Shoot Maternity Boudoir Photography!

ICYDK, we do actually photograph maternity portraits and I’ve not really talked about it and that shocked me too!!

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Will My Boudoir Images Be Posted Online?

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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.

Preparing For Your Boudoir Shoot

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!

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Learn From Others’ Mistakes

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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.)

Four Tips to Rock Your Boudoir Shoot 

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!

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