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Miss M – Overwhelmed… DO IT!

Miss M is a repeat client. The first session she just hoped for one or two good photos. But she loved her boudoir session with Shalista so much that she returned for a second photoshoot. She brought her husband in to the reveal appointment and he was as thrilled as she was about her amazing […]

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Miss J – 3rd Times Charmed

From Miss J <3 I decided to do my third shoot because I truly believe it is the most beautiful gift a woman can give to herself. I have overcome a lot in the last three years from when I did my first, and I wanted to show that. I have worked hard for weight […]

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Miss A – Felt Like I Was In A Dream

I was incredibly nervous about doing a boudoir session, seeing as I don’t consider myself as “sexy” or “photo worthy”. I decided to go ahead and go for it with my friend so that we both had the experience and could show our men back home how sexy we can be! And I can’t be more glad that we followed through!

I will admit I was pretty apprehensive about the whole situation because I felt like I wouldn’t be good at any of the poses and the photos wouldn’t be any good. But Shalista directed me into each and every pose and I started to feel more confident as time went on! I felt like I was in a dream where I felt so damn confident and sexy and I looked at the camera and showed my “sexy face”!

After the session, I felt so empowered and relaxed, I never in my life thought that a photo shoot would bring out such powerful feelings! Once I saw the photos I was awestruck! I could not believe that those photos were in fact me, looking real sexy if I might say! They turned out so much better than I expected and it was so hard to choose between them!

I would recommend this to absolutely anyone! It is fun and a great confidence booster if I might say! I honestly can’t wait to do this again a couple years from now and see the differences between shoots!

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Miss M – The Most Empowering Thing I’ve Ever Done

I admired the beautiful women you featured on your FB Page. I have always wanted to do a glamour shoot, but never had the courage to do. I needed to push myself out of my comfort zone! I hated how my body looked in the mirror… where was the sexy young thing that used to […]

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Miss K – Such an incredible experience.

It was such an incredible experience! My boyfriend tells me all the time how beautiful I am, but I’ve never seen or felt it until this shoot. When I saw the photos, I was truly in awe. I had a hard time believing that it was me. I finally was able to see what he sees. I have never felt so beautiful or sexy. I truly believe every woman should have a boudoir shoot done. I started off doing it for him and in the end it was more for me. And it was so worth it.

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Miss C – It was priceless.

I joined Shalista’s Facebook page awhile back. I really wanted to have my own session but it is totally out of the box for me this is not something I would normally do. After having 4 c-section babies in 8 years my body is just not what it used to be and I am not really comfortable even having my picture even taken, let alone half naked! I booked my session and ordered a couple outfits. The closer it got the more nervous I was. I mean how would I pose and even look sexy?!

My day came and as soon as walked in the door I was greeted by the most awesome people! I sat down and was pampered, having my hair and makeup done (which was fantastic “me time”) It looked great by the time I started with Shalista I forgot I was even nervous! I had so much fun and she told me exactly how to pose! Before I knew it the session was over… I couldn’t wait to see my pictures!! At my viewing, I loved them all. Seriously I loved all of my “sexy” half naked photos…who would have thought!! When my book arrived, I just couldn’t believe that I thought I was doing this for a gift for my husband! I mean it was but it ended up totally being a gift for ME too!

His reaction when he opened it was priceless ♡ I would definitely do it again and recommend you do a session too! Even if you are unsure, just do it…you will be so glad you did!!!

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Miss K – Happy Wife = Happy Life

Any time we have done any kind of family pictures, wedding pictures, anything… what I envision in my head never seems to be what the final product and I usually end up somewhat disappointed. This was one of my biggest fears with the shoot. And I was worried at how bad I was going to damage what little self confidence I had gained over the last few months. But when I sat down for my viewing I could not believe it was ME I was looking at! And my makeup and hair was SPOT.ON! Shalista took my visions and improved on them 10 fold. I had such a hard time picking what pictures to put in the album, I actually ended up paying to add in additional!

My anniversary is in June, but after seeing the pictures I couldn’t wait and ended up giving them to him for Christmas also. Shocked does not even begin to describe my husband’s reaction! He sat there speechless, red-faced and just smiling and nodding with each picture. Later he told me how he couldn’t believe what a lucky guy he is that he had a wife that was willing to do that for him, to go completely out of my comfort zone and surprise him like that. And he was so glad that I was finally able to see myself the way he sees me. He actually laughs when he catches me looking at the pictures (because I do it all the time), saying “I’m starting to wonder if this was my gift or yours”. And he’s not wrong, it really did end up being for me too. As a mom, I usually put everyone else first, so consciously thinking of myself and taking care of myself before the shoot was amazing. And then seeing the pictures after the shoot boosted my confidence SO MUCH! And the funny thing is that taking care of myself is reflecting in my family. My kids have been happier and my husband is DEFINITELY happier.

It’s true what they say “happy wife = happy life”. Shalista gave that to me/us and I could never thank her enough!

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Miss L – “WOW…this is how I look to my husband!”

This experience started out as a 10th anniversary gift for my husband! We got married young, didn’t get much of a honeymoon and had our first baby 8 days before our first anniversary. We’ve never really had a big anniversary celebration and I knew I wanted to do something for him. I had been following your boudoir pages for years and have always wanted to do it! With that milestone anniversary coming up, I thought now was the time! I had actually been working really hard at getting my body back to “pre-kid” and what better way to celebrate that as well! Cost was always a factor… we’ve never had a lot of “extra” money, but if I was going to do this, it was going to be with the best photographer and this was going to be an investment! I finally made the appointment and was super excited! It don’t ever recall being “nervous” about it! Just super excited that I was finally going to do this! The only thing I was nervous about was my “sexy face,” I’m a super smiley person and love smiling for pictures so I think that was what I was most nervous about.

Lacey did my hair and makeup and made the start of my appointment totally comfortable! She’s freaking amazing at her job and I was HOTT!!! I really couldn’t wait to get started at that point and I was ready! A word to the wise….STRETCH!! If there was something I can tell everyone preparing for a session, some of the poses feel WEIRD, But I took her word! My muscles were shaking trying to hold poses, it was like a 2 hour intense yoga class in your lingerie!

In the blink of an eye, it was over and I couldn’t wait to see my pictures! I made my viewing appointment and it was so hard to keep a straight face at home! I knew what I had just done was going to blow his mind and still needed to wait…until Christmas! I came to see my pictures and was completely blown away…like… speechless! The time came to narrow down my favorites for my album and that was by far the hardest part of the whole process! Literally all the pictures we AMAZING! I have my album sitting at my sister’s house…waiting…for Christmas (I take that back…waiting to give my husband the album is the hardest part!) I was so amazed at how I looked from a different point of view! Like…I saw myself how my husband sees me…and I looked amazing! As moms, I feel like all we see are the flaws…the stretch marks, the bags under the eyes, the messy buns because we just don’t have the time for ourselves. Being able to see myself in the untouched photos at the viewing left me in complete awe thinking “wow…this is how I look to my husband!”

This experience completely changed how I see myself! I cannot wait to give this to him as a Christmas gift!

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Miss K – Back for the 2nd time. This time to change her life!

This experience was so great and was almost life-changing for me this time around. I feel so confident and really feel pretty for the first time in a long time as a mother of two and a full time working mom.

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Miss M – Ultimate Groom’s Gift

From Miss M ❤️ I had been trying to come up with a unique grooms gift for my fiancé…and this couldn’t have been more perfect! Shalista is so sweet and down to earth! When I arrived she showed me around the studio and introduced me to the ladies that were doing my hair and makeup. […]

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Miss K – When I look in the mirror, I see a worn out, broken lady with many physical flaws that I can’t look past.&nbsp;

From Miss K I owe Shalista everything!  Building up to my shoot I was hot and cold. One day I was pumped and ready to do this and the next day I felt sick to my stomach and wanted to cancel.  I’ve recently had 2 babies, practically back to back. I wanted to do this […]

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Miss S – I almost cried because I felt so amazing and confident

I came across Shalista’s page from another group I was in. I was taken with how amazing her pictures where and how they showed off every lady. I was debating on if I wanted to do this one day and then I got an email about a deal she was having and I thought why […]

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Miss T – The hardest secret to keep!

I decided to do a shoot after a friend suggested it. She had done one for her husband’s wedding present and I thought it would be a great gift for my future husband 🙂 I was very nervous the last couple days leading up to my shoot. I was worried that I wouldn’t like the way I looked […]

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Miss M returns – Inspiring us all!

This was my 2nd session. I decided to do another because besides being in a wheelchair, I recently had a colostomy surgery. It’s hard to feel sexy about yourself when you have a bag of poop hanging from your stomach. I decided to also go nude in some of my pictures. This was a huge […]

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Miss S – I guarantee you’ll love your session and pictures :)

wanted to give my fiance something special before our wedding, so I thought I would surprise him with a boudoir book. I’m definitely not the type of person to do a photo shoot exposing so much of myself, and was extremely nervous walking into Shalista’s office. Then I met her and Lacey and my nerves […]

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Miss Anonymous – My husband absolutely loved the photos.

I decided to do this photo shoot as a birthday present for my husband.  I was very nervous about doing this and had second thoughts even as I walked throug the door that day.  Having my makeup and hair done eased the nervousness a little.  It looked great.  Shalista was amazing she has a way […]

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Miss Anonymous – I’ve never been satisfied enough with myself.

I had so many reasons not to do the shoot. Like most women out there I didn’t feel worthy of it. I knew it was not the right time financially and I wanted to grow my hair out longer and I wanted to lose weight.  After following Shalista’s Facebook page for about a year and […]

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Miss K – I have never felt or looked sexier! Every woman needs to do a boudoir shoot!

Every woman needs to do a boudoir shoot! I did this as a gift for the man in my life, and it ended up being a gift for myself as well. Boudoir gives a serious boost of confidence and makes you feel empowered. Sure, it’s nerve wracking having to get semi nude in front of a […]

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Miss J – You have nothing to worry about!

As I look back on my decision to do a session with Shalista there is nothing I regret!  I am so happy I decided to do it.  It was fun and gave me a lot more confidence.  Not to mention it felt really good to have my hair and make-up done by a professional!  I […]

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Miss Anonymous – My husband absolutely loved the photos.

I decided to do this photo shoot as a birthday present for my husband.  I was very nervous about doing this and had second thoughts even as I walked throug the door that day.  Having my makeup and hair done eased the nervousness a little.  It looked great.  Shalista was amazing she has a way […]

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I have been following Shalista’s page for quite some time and always wanted to do a shoot (because I knew it was going to be fun!). I finally decided I didn’t want to be the girl wishing she could, so I did it.  After I booked my shoot, I was definitely excited but wasn’t sure […]

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Miss Anonymous – I sold my wedding ring for something memorable.

Miss Anonymous –  I sold my wedding ring after much thought & wanted to use that money for something memorable & something just for me. I thought a long time before I decided to book my session.  Finally I decided what more kick add way to show my independence! And to feel good about myself & […]

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Miss Annonymous – Your confidence will go through the roof! 

From Miss Anonymous I have got professional photos done before, whether it was senior photos or engagement photos and I always love doing them. I was really hesitant on doing a photo shoot like this. I wanted to give something to my soon to be husband on the night before our wedding that will leave […]

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Miss K – You won’t regret a thing!

From Miss K… Being a single mother, things don’t always come easy. You are the one & only who your child can count on (in some situations, like mine anyway). With that being said, we really don’t ever have time for ourself. Shopping for ourself is rare, once you have a child, it’s not just […]

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Miss T – Don’t think of all the excuses… go for it!!

I had a good friend of mine talk me into doing a photo shoot, because she was doing one herself! After first I thought no I don’t think I can because I haven’t really ever been confident with my body so I was just nervous and scared and I thought alot about what If I […]

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Miss C – It is one of the most empowering things I’ve ever done

From Miss C   I have been following your page for quite some time.  There was always an excuse for me not to do it….I needed to cut my hair, lose weight, etc.  I saw the model call and I had to apply.  I was very nervous about the shoot, I had no idea what […]

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Miss L – There wasn’t one that I didn’t like!

I have been following both of your Facebook boudoir pages for maybe a year and have always wanted to do a shoot but never did. My excuses were:too expensive, I’ve gained weight and this is the most I ever weighed, I could never look as good as the other gals & then my friend did […]

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Miss Anonymous – He was floored.

I decided to do a boudoir session to surprise my husband of 12 years for Christmas.  I’m pretty conservative so it’s something he’d never expect that I’d do.  I booked a mini session and then started looking for something to wear which may have been the most nerve wracking part of the process!  I found […]

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Miss M

Back in November my coworker told me about a Black Friday special that Shalista was having and I decided it was the perfect opportunity to get myself to do it, so I bought the package deal. After getting past my nerves I found a date that would work and got myself on the schedule to […]

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Miss B – Society tells me to shame my body, Shalista helped me learn to love my body.

From start to finish my session with Shalista was amazing. Before I got into the room I thought I was crazy and even slightly embarrassed that I was doing this. Being a heavier-set woman, I have been conditioned to be embarrassed of exposing my body or even sexualizing myself at all. Society tells me to […]

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Miss H – Dang I am pretty sexy!!

Doing a session likes this I would never have thought about in the past cause I felt like I wasn’t pretty enough. I started thinking  about doing one after I lost weight and began liking myself. I have heard about these but never thought about. Well I started to look around found couple places. I […]

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Miss M – He couldn’t stop smiling.

I was wanting to do something unique for my new husband.  This is OBVIOUSLY the perfect gift for a husband.  I didn’t do a whole lot to prepare for my session, just took good care of my body right before so I would look and feel my best.  I wasn’t nervous at all – just […]

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Miss K – I am beautiful and confident and fierce, no matter what.

I decided to do a boudoir session with Shalista at a time in my life where I was the heaviest I’d ever been and honestly when I didn’t feel the greatest about myself. I wanted to do something nice for my husband for our anniversary and told myself if I could just get one good […]

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Miss E – Goddess

Shared with permission from Miss E – The fertility Goddess. Mother-extraordinaire – This lady has FIVE kiddos under FIVE – That is not a typo. She’s wonder woman! Shalista ~  Let me start off saying WE LOVE the photos & the album! I have been meaning to let you know how much since I received […]

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Miss J – I can’t wait to do it AGAIN!!!

Note from Shalista – I love and adore all my clients, but it’s clients like Miss J that make this job 100% the best thing ever. This is what I live for. So much love to you Miss J! From Miss J – Shared with permission. I wanted to send a quick email to let […]

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Miss L – In the words of Fergie…G-L-A-M-O-R-O-U-S!

In the words of Fergie…G-L-A-M-O-R-O-U-S! It was absolutely amazing and surpassed any expectations I had going into it. Angelique delivered absolutely flawless hair and makeup, resulting in exactly what I had envisioned. Shalista was so supportive and made me feel so comfortable and beautiful in my own skin throughout the entire process. I’d do it again in a heartbeat.

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Miss C – Something BIG for her anniversary!

As I was scrolling through Facebook I saw Shalista’s ad and clicked on it. I did my research and all her pictures were and are amazing. I wanted to do something BIG for my anniversary. I knew this was the BIG thing to do as I looked through Shalista’s pictures and reviews. Everything said was […]

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Miss E – Giddy with excitement wedding gift!

I wanted to do something special for my fiancé as a personal wedding gift. A good friend of mine had a shoot awhile ago and her photos looked amazing. I had always wanted to do something like this, but was hesitant because I didn’t think my personality, my body, could pull off such photos. However […]

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Miss A – A sexy little secret

I actually chose to do a boudoir shoot after talking to my sister about getting my fiancé a wedding gift and she said she knows people who have done a boudoir, but I shouldn’t consider it because I’m a college student that’s about to get married and need to save my money. After checking it […]

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Miss J – I am not the same person I was before I went to the studio that day.

Last winter around Thanksgiving, I finally made a commitment to myself. I decided I was going to do a boudoir session because I had been telling myself for two years that it was something I wanted to scratch off my bucket list. I often tend to put the things I want as the bottom of […]

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Miss M – Feeling like a badass.

This is something I had always wanted to do for my husband. I’ve heard about it over and over again and thought how awesome it would be to do! So, when I was stumped on what to get my husband for our anniversary, someone mentioned a boudoir shoot. Immediately, I knew that’s what I was […]

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Miss K – It ended up being a gift for herself.

Always wanted to do a sexy shoot but was always afraid. Well I finally worked up the courage and found Shalista. I walked through the door that morning not knowing what to expect, palms sweaty and my lip shaking a bit. Shalista came around the corner with this huge smile, that easily made me feel at home. We got started with makeup and hair, now that was amazing; for once to not have to do it myself. By the time I was done I felt like I was on top of the world. During my shoot, she directed me to pose ways I never thought possible. I felt like a goddess. While choosing my photos I was amazed on how gorgeous I looked. To be honest I went in there thinking I was giving a gift to my fiance and I walked outta there with a gift for myself. A gift of self confidence, knowing that I can be sexy. Thank you so much!!

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Miss C – A gift for me…

What was supposed to be an extra special anniversary gift for my husband – something to maybe put a little youth and spunk back into our 15 year routine – turned into one of the most empowering thing I have ever done for myself.

I never could have imagined that to be the case, but what a gift it ended up being for ME!

I will do it again someday. Maybe soon, while I’m still on the high of this first one. Maybe years from know when I’ve forgotten and the ‘UNs’ have crept back in. But I have no doubts that I will do it again. 

And when I do, it will be for me……

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Miss R – Sioux Falls Bridal Boudoir

I did this boudoir shoot for a wedding gift for my husband-to-be! Excited and nervous are the two words I would use to describe how I was feeling before this shoot. I think those words are pretty accurate feelings for a lot of the girls out there before a photoshoot. But during the session, Shalista changed my emotions to feeling sexy, confident and super comfortable! I cannot tell all you girls enough how amazing this experience was. Shalista tells you exactly what to do and how to do it. She helps you with every arm, hand, hip, butt and foot placement along with exactly how to look and where. 

If you ever had even a slight thought about doing a boudoir shoot, stop thinking and book a session with Shalista now! I am so glad I decided to do it and I haven’t stopped telling my girlfriends about it. I am so excited to see my pictures and I am even more excited to show my fiancé on our wedding day. I know he is going to absolutely love them!

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Miss R

I loved the atmosphere and the “me time” I received. Getting my hair and makeup done before the shoot made me feel so pampered and the pictures made me feel absolutely beautiful. I haven’t received that sort of feeling for a long time, especially with something that I can hold on to for a long time! Shalista made the experience genuine and not awkward or unprofessional. Would do it again in a heartbeat!

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Miss K – Anniversary Gift

I was a little nervous on my drive to take my photo shoot. Once I got there and got my hair and makeup done. We started to talk and I started to relax more. I thought I looked great When she was all done with my hair and makeup. Starting out in my first outfit I felt a little uncomfortable because I’m not the smallest person but once we got started I started to feel more confident. I loved doing all the pictures and would do it again in a heart beat. I loved all my pictures and it was hard to select which ones to keep.

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Miss Anonymous – 20 year wedding gift to amaze him.

I had contemplated doing a boudoir shoot for a while and finally decided to just DO it! I found a perfect date to do my shoot, my birthday! This was something I wanted to do for myself and of course my hubby. 

I felt very comfortable with Shalista, after reading her reviews and watching her short video clip on Facebook, I knew she was going to be great with me. 

She was not only great with me during the shoot, but the photos were breathtaking and they captured my sexy side very well!

I highly recommend her to anyone considering doing a boudoir shoot. You owe it to yourself to capture a side of you that is so amazing and intimate

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Miss Anonymous – She’s still got it anniversary gift.

I was a little nervous on my drive to take my photo shoot. Once I got there and got my hair and makeup done. We started to talk and I started to relax more. I thought I looked great When she was all done with my hair and makeup. Starting out in my first outfit I felt a little uncomfortable because I’m not the smallest person but once we got started I started to feel more confident. I loved doing all the pictures and would do it again in a heart beat. I loved all my pictures and it was hard to select which ones to keep.

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Miss L – Just because she wanted to. A session for herself.

What made you decide to do a boudoir session?Something for myself What made you decide to hire me as your photographer?Friend referral and online reviews How were you feeling before your shoot? Any thoughts going through your head?Nervous!! I feel like a fatty! Now that you’ve had your own photo shoot, how was it?Spectacular! How […]

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Raves: Miss J

At first, I was super hesitant to do the session, but a good friend convinced me too and I am so glad I took her advice. I was super nervous at first, but as soon as I got relaxed it was a super fun experience. I didn’t expect to walk out of there the way I did. After the session, I felt confident and beautiful. The images exceeded my expectations and it was the perfect gift for my husband on wedding day. I definately recommend others to do the shoot, even if they are on the fence about it, because it is an amazingly fun and empowering experience.

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Raves: Miss J

I was really nervous about doing boudoir a session, as I don’t consider myself “sexy” and I wasn’t sure I could pull off the cute little outfits or the “serious” face! 
I decided to go ahead with it because I wanted to a surprise my husband with a fun and unique gift for our 10th anniversary. I am SO glad I did. 

I’ll admit I was nervous for the first 10 minutes or so, but with Shalista’s direction, I got into the groove of things quickly and had SO much fun! I felt beautiful…like I was on America’s Next Top Model 😉 

After the session, I felt so much more confident and empowered, I didn’t think I was capable of feeling so comfortable in front of a camera.

When I got to see the images, I was blown away…I couldn’t believe it was me. They turned out so much better than I even imagined. It was hard to choose between the photos.

I would recommend this to anyone, it’s fun and a great confidence booster! I can’t wait to do it again!!!

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Raves: Miss A

From Miss A…. I had always been intrigued by the thought of doing a boudoir shoot, so when I was thinking of possible wedding presents for my husband-to-be, doing a shoot like this seemed like the perfect gift! I’m new to the area, so I found Shalista based purely on her glowing online reviews- and […]

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Raves: Miss K.

I never thought I would do anything like this but decided to for my husband. I welcomed on the day of my shoot and shalista made me feel so comfratable that made the whole experience wonderful. The photos came out wonderful and better then I ever pictured. My husband loves them also.

-Miss K.

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Raves: Miss L.

I was very nervous about doing the session. I decided to do it because I had lost quite of bit of weight and was beginning to have more self esteem. I thought this would help me and also be a great anniversary gift for my husband. I was made to feel very comfortable while shooting. Shalista makes you feel very comfortable. The images were beautiful! The reaction was more incredible than I thought! My husband was amazed that I had done something like this and enjoyed the book I gave him very much! He said it was a very thoughtful gift and he wished I had done it sooner. I would definitely recommend anyone at any age to do this.

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Raves: Miss K.

This was something that I never dreamed that I would have done. From the initial phone call to receiving my images was 100% the most wonderful experience ever. Shalista is absolutely amazing! She did such an amazing job and I cannot wait to come back and do another shoot!

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Raves: Miss K.

I was excited and nervous to do the session. I decided to do the session not only for my significant other but for myself as well. I felt great about my body and I wanted to give myself more confidence. The images were amazing, Shalista did such a spectacular job. She knows what she is doing!

-Miss K.

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Raves: Miss A.

My first thoughts about doing a session were, “No, way, not for me.” But the more I thought about it, the more I thought, but why not me? As I read the reviews & looked at the website, I decided I really wanted to do this, for me & as a gift to my husband. I was nervous, but more excited. It was thrilling to plan it all as a surprise. Lacey & Shalista were both so amazing & made me feel right at home in the studio. The results of the shoot were beyond what I expected. I have not ever felt so beautiful, & cannot wait for Christmas to see my husband’s reaction. I would 100% do this again in the future, & would recommend a shoot to anyone. I felt so safe & comfortable, & wonder what a 2nd shoot would bring out in me! Shalista does such outstanding work, & am so thankful I did this!

-Miss A.

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Raves: Miss J.

When I booked my shoot, I was super nervous. I am 32 years old and I have triplets! So needless to say I wasn’t confident, BUT Shalista made me feel so damn sexy about myself! I felt comfortable and ready to rock that shoot! I wouldn’t hesitate one second to do another shoot with her! I’d do one every year if I could. I feel that as mothers with our busy schedules and all the giving we give all year, that once in a while we deserve to pamper ourselves and have a “me” day!

-Miss J.

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Raves: Miss L.

I was hesitant to book my shoot as I am not a super model! But seeing Shalista’s amazing work including other women of my size gave me the push to just do it. I wanted to wow my man for our 10 year anniversary. Lacy did a wonderful job on my hair and make up. When it was finally time to take photos, I felt very relaxed and comfortable. Shalista took her time. She was professional and friendly throughout our time together. By the time I left, I was so excited to see my images! It was definitely worth the wait. I had a hard time choosing and even purchased several extras including a wall canvas which my BFF told me to hang in my living room because it is a “stunning piece of art!” When my man opened his little black book, he was speechless and even teared up. He said he now has proof to remind me of how beautiful I am. I could not have been more pleased with the whole experience. In fact, I stole the canvas for myself! I cannot wait for the opportunity to do another session so I can to my “art collection”

-Miss L.

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Raves: Miss J.

I was excited and nervous when I first decided to do a session. Excited, because I knew my husband would love the outcome. Nervous, because I’ve never felt particularly photogenic let alone sexy in photos and I didn’t want this to be further proof of that! Frankly, all of my anxiety was completely unwarranted. Even before the day of the shoot I started to feel comfortable with the process, and on the day of the shoot I felt like a different woman. Suddenly, prancing around and posing in my sexy undergarments was fun! THEN I got to see the result … incredible! At first glance I was completely subjective (I even thought to myself “I hope she realizes how pretty she really is”) … and then I allowed it to sink in that these really were pictures of ME … not some pretty stranger, not some touched up and ‘photoshopped’ pictures of someone else .. but really incredible pictures of ME! What a revelation!! At that point my anticipation and excitement about the process turned into excitement about giving them to my husband as a gift! He was speechless … and at first, pleasantly confused, because he couldn’t figure out how I had pulled it off (no pun intended)! Then he really looked at them and realized that in some of the shots I was wearing his hat and shirt or my wedding dress and got pretty emotional about how truly intimate they are. He definitely has his favorites (as do I) … and his only complaint is that his “bragging rights” now come with some self-imposed censorship .. ha! I wouldn’t hesitate to do this again and will recommend it to every woman interested and willing to listen!

-Miss J

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Raves: Miss K,

I initially wanted to do the session as a confidence booster. I had recently gone through a divorce and had lost my confidence. After having two beautiful children and being with someone for 15 years, the thought of dating or being with someone again was downright petrifying. These photos gave me my confidence back and […]

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Raves: Miss S.

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