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the journal

By definition, Boudoir means “a woman’s bedroom or private room”. Although this is a great representation of what boudoir is, it is not necessarily all that boudoir is. Boudoir is not simply a location. Boudoir cannot be found on a map.  Boudoir is that sacred place you hold dear to your heart that you run […]

Size. It’s something we all deal with on one level or another. Some days we feel confident and sexy, while others can lead to overthinking and determining our worth based on how big or small we are. We limit ourselves by our size and weight, thinking we’re incapable because we don’t look like “them”. We […]

When we need to do something for ourselves, we often stop ourselves. We hesitate to do something bold in fear of what our peers may think. It’s a reasonable fear. It’s okay to be afraid. We were all afraid at one point or another. The beauty of boudoir is that your fear will fuel you. […]

Now, I can’t claim to know what it is like to be a mom, since I’m not (and I do know that even though my business is my baby.. it doesn’t count). But I am a firm believe in the fact that YOU are the most important person in your life. Nobody else is to […]

You heard me right, all you need for your boudoir wardrobe for your experience, is sitting in your closet, literally as we speak. That is not to say that I don’t approve of you going out, and shopping for new lingerie for your session because YOU TOTALLY SHOULD pamper yourself and take yourself out! BUT, […]

It all started when my dad asked me a really out of the blue question, “Hey Lyss, will you take me to Starbucks?” The reason this was strange, is because my dad NEVER grabs a late night Starbucks. It’s always a morning or early afternoon treat, so for this day, it was already odd. It […]

1.  How old are you? 23.   2. What do you do for a living? I’m a caregiver/nanny/family assistant.   3. What made you decide to take a leap of faith and do a boudoir session? Alyssa offered a Boudie Call and the only requirement was to email her about myself and why I felt […]

About 99.9% of my clients are nervous to all hell before their Boudoir Experience, and let me tell you… That is NORMAL. Completely normal. You are probably getting more and more scatter brained as your session fast approaches, “What do I wear?! What should I be doing before my shoot?! What if I forget something?!” […]

I looked down at my belly and it hit me, I could no longer see my full feet, I now can only see the tip top of my cute little toes. I remember that day – I cried, a lot. I felt like I was a failure. I sat there and I thought… How dare […]

  1.  How old are you?  30 2. What do you do for a living? I work in Public Health for the State of CA     3. What made you decide to take a leap of faith and do a boudoir session? I’ve been wanting to do it for a while but have been […]