3 Makeup Styles perfect for your Boudoir shoot

No two women are the same, so why should their makeup be? Don’t let all those makeup options stop you from having the time of your life at your boudoir shoot. Whether you’re Glam, prefer the natural vixen, or looking for that classic pinup style, a boudoir photo shoot is the perfect time to rock what makes you beautiful. And the best part is that you aren’t alone! Our in-house makeup artist will help you create whichever fun and flirty style you decide.


Bring on the contour! For glam, think: lining, smudging and accentuating to bring out that smokey eye. Your lips are another great asset, so we’ll be lining and shining those beauties, as well. Lashes are a must for this look, but don’t be intimidated by the idea of wearing false ones. A little lash-inspiration is easy to come by with the help of our makeup artist.

Remember, you’ll want to choose one main focal point for your glam boudoir look, whether it’s eyes or lips. A good rule-of-thumb is to pair dark eyes with a nude or lighter lip (as seen here). This is very classic Victoria Secret vibes… Don’t worry our expert makeup artists will have you GLAM in a heart beat!


If you’re more a natural beauty type of girl, you can still be who you are while wearing some great makeup. You’ll start off by moisturizing (the secret to all around great makeup sessions), and then use a concealer to lighten up under your eyes.

For a natural glow you can add a light powder foundation and a little rosy blush. And for your eyes? Think a muted shadow over your eyelid, and more natural style of false eyelashes. We always suggest false lashes as they add just a bit more oomph to your eyes. Think about trying a matte natural or nude color tone for your lip!


For the retro girl, a boudoir shoot is the perfect platform to show off her style. If you’re looking for more of a vintage vibe, the key to pinup boudoir style is not to overdo it!

For brows, which are the foundation of the pinup look, your stylist will keep them well shaped, and filled with a brow pencil just a shade or two darker than your natural hair color. Your eyelids will stay neutral, emphasized with either a beige or taupe color variation. Ready to get that perfect cat-eye? With the help of our makeup artist you can have that crisp bold liner and top it off with a red lip, you will be camera ready!

No matter what type of look you want our expert stylists have it under control!

Have you thought about booking your own shoot with Lux? Download your complimentary Dream Shoot Planner by clicking HERE.  It will tell you all about the experience and what to expect.  I would love to chat with you! You can give us a call directly at 604-558-4848.  You can also email us at hello@luxportraits.ca  We can’t wait to hear from you!

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