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Tushy Tuesday | San Mateo Boudoir Photographer

It’s that time of the week when we celebrate the tush. Women seem to love either love their tush or hate their tush and my goal is to show clients how fabulous their tush can be! It’s not something we get to admire ourselves and when we do, it is often from unflattering mirrored angles. This is why I always try to capture a great tush shot when a client comes in for a photo shoot. Why not? You’re here in the studio, you rarely get to admire your own butt and it’s very likely your significant other has, so why not have that shot that makes you say “Damn, that IS a mighty fine ass!?” Hahaha

Last week I posted a VIDEO about my new favorite tushy pose and today’s shot is just a slight angle variation of said pose.

Be sure to check out my YouTube channel and even subscribe if you are so inclined. ;)

Now without further adieu, admire away…

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 P.S. I LOVE these high top panties and need to showcase these on a Fashion Friday because they look fabulous on all shapes and sizes of women!

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Pamper Spa and Fun Photo shoots | San Jose Boudoir Photographer

Today was fun. I did my first “commercial” shoot working with a local mobile spa called Pamper. They have a cool Mobile app!

All you have to do is download the app, book the service you want and they will come to you! I’m excited to not only be working with them in the way of marketing photos but also to add their services to some of my own promotions, including two special announcements in the video below. So watch the video to find out more!

Happy Friday, everyone!!!

P.S. One of my favorite shots from today…

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Tushy Tuesday | San Jose Bay Area Boudoir Photographer

It’s Tushy Tuesday time and this week I thought I would have a little fun with it and highlight today’s feature with a video! I’m going to let it explain everything since I took the time to shoot it last week in our San Jose portrait studio, so sit back and relax… oh and did I mention that I really don’t like being on video? Hahaha. You’ll see at the end. ;)

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Tushy Tuesday | San Jose Bay Area Boudoir Photo Shoot

Yeah, I have been slacking on the Tushy Tuesdays, please forgive me. I am hoping that this sexy tush will make up for it. She got this adorable garter belt skirt from Besos in Los Gatos. It has the matching bra too, which isn’t so important in this shot but comes into play in others! Luckily you’ll get to see more of this fabulous bridal session soon and this will be one grooms gift that he will remember forever!!! Lucky dog!

Oh, and next week I’ll be doing a fun little twist on the Tushy Tuesday so be sure to check back. :)

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Makeup Monday

Smashbox primer water

Smashbox Primer Water

Good morning lovelies!!!! Mari here bringing this weeks makeup Monday. Today I wanted to discuss one of my new faves!!!! Here’s a makeup artist secret which is totally affordable too!!! Living in the Bay Area we know we must be ready for a sudden change in weather pretty often, hot sunny San Jose days or chilly foggy San Francisco nights! One way of keeping your makeup beautiful is with the new Smashbox primer water!!!! It’s amazing!!! Use it under makeup to prime the skin and then over your finished makeup as a setting spray. This is an awesome alternative to traditional primer which can feel to oily or have too much slip on the skin. Primer water will help seal in your beautiful makeup while refreshing and giving electrolytes to the skin. Perfect for long work days, weddings and of course your Boudoir Coterie photo session! Check out this product inside Macy’s or Nordstrom here in San Jose or the Smashbox website which I linked. Hope you enjoy it and send in any of your personal feedback on it!

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Stay Beautiful!!! Xoxo Mari with Dolled Up Services

No Excuses! | San Jose Bay Area Boudoir Photography

Finally!

Early last year I had a few ideas for some promo videos. Unfortunately they have sat on the back burner for months and months. Finally, just over a week ago I realized that now was the time and I had the perfect person for my first shoot. I gave a past client, Miss F a call. It has been a year since she graced my studio but she had given me a full release and I figured she might be game. I pitched her my idea and what it would require from her(you’ll see), she laughed, paused and then agreed. Yay! We got together at the Boudoir Coterie San Jose Studio on Tuesday morning and with the help of my lovely assistant, Devon, shot everything we needed to make this happen. Of course the artist in me kept thinking of so many more things I could have done with this during the creation process but I am pretty dang thrilled with how it turned out!

This is the first video from my “No Excuses” campaign which will address some of the reasons I hear from women as to why they “can’t” book.

Can you guess what this video is addressing? Hahaha

So without further adieu, my video promo debut!

If you guessed nerves or embarrassment then you win! Yeah, so you don’t actually win anything but the satisfaction of being correct. Go ahead and give yourself a high five, smarty pants!
And now, click HERE and book yourself a session! I promise it will be just as fun as in the video and no, you won’t fall. That was totally staged, and she did a fantastic job at it, don’t you think!? Haha.
 

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Makeup Monday | San Jose Bay Area Makeup Artist Photography

I would like to introduce myself to you since I will be bringing you Boudoir Coterie’s Makeup Monday! My name is Mari, owner of Dolled Up Services in San Jose . I have over 12 years of experience as a Hair & Makeup artist! I’m excited to get this started so please comment on what you would like to read about in regards to makeup, beauty or even skin!

I have received many questions regarding highlight and contour and let me start by saying you DON’T have to look like Kim K to achieve mastering this technique! LOL highlight is achieved by adding a lighter tone(two shades lighter than skin) to the areas you want to bring out or accentuate , such as over brows, under brow bone, over cheek bone, cupids bow and over nose bridge. Contouring is a blend of a warmer bronze tone and a neutral brown(two shades darken than skin) to sculpt and create shadows in the face which will make the areas appear slimmer or more defined, such as near hair line, sides of nose bridge and tip, under cheek bones, chin and neck line. Now the million dollar tip for you is to accentuate and sculpt the part YOU want to bring forward or the part YOU want to slim or diminish. You do not have to highlight and sculpt every area unless you want a very defined and made up outcome. Hope this helps dolls!!!!!

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Please visit my website if you have any questions and drop me an email! www.dolledupservices.com
Stay beautiful , Mari <3