Preparing for my session | Part Two

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Preparing for my session | Part Two

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It’s Session Day!!!

The night before my session, I laid out all of my outfits and tried everything back on.  I picked my top outfits and put them in my “go bag.”  The one thing I forgot to pack and regretted it was my lotion!!

Hair and Makeup were not included in the session fee I paid to my photographer.  I know my makeup capabilities, and it does not include glam.  It only made sense to hire a friend and insanely talented makeup artist, Rachel Gabrielle.

To prepare for my hair and makeup, I showered the night before and took the blow dryer to my hair.  This allowed Rachel to give me the best curls for my shoot.  I also made sure to have a  clean and makeup free face before seeing Rachel.

The self-love appointments sure helped, but the icing on the cake for how sexy I felt for my session was because of Rachel.  Professional hair and makeup is a deal breaker for boudoir sessions.  It was so fun to see my before and after!!

Once hair and makeup were finished, I sprinted out of the house and to the studio!

I had some nerves, but overall, I felt great!  I was ready to get the shoot started.  For me the worst part was shopping for outfits.  Once I knew what I was wearing, I was excited and couldn’t wait to get in front of the camera! 

I left my session feeling empowered, sexy, confident.  I did not want it to end.  I could have gone longer.

My one regret is that we didn’t have a babysitter for the evening!  I had my hair and makeup done.  I had a fresh wax.  I was tan.  I was itching for a romantic date night.  Next time, I’m going to not only hire a babysitter, but I think I’ll also book us a night away!

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Big thanks to following ladies who contributed to the largest confidence boost I have felt in years!

Photography | Mallory Ann Photography
Hair and Makeup | Rachel Gabrielle and Co.
Studio | The Creatives

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