3 most popular boudoir hair styles

July 9, 2021

boudoir hair and makeup popular style 1 is hollywood glamour


When you’re thinking about which boudoir hair styles to have at your shoot, the options are endless! Professional hair and makeup is undoubtedly crucial in tying together a complete look for the camera. When you book your boudoir photography shoot with Intimately You, professional hair and makeup is included in your session fee.

We work with the best of the best when it comes to hair and makeup artists. Together, their combined experience spans 40+ years. They regularly work on commercials, live TV and as wedding hair and makeup artists. It’s safe to say, you’re in great hands!

You can opt to either let your stylist run with their own inspiration, or you can provide guidance for how you would like to look. If you’re in need of inspiration, here’s our top 3 boudoir hairstyles to consider for your shoot.

1. Hollywood Glamour for old-school glam

A nod to the golden era of Hollywood, the glamorous waves are for the woman who loves classic and timeless looks. Style influences include Marilyn Monroe and Grace Kelly. This is one of the top boudoir hair styles we see.

What is boudoir photography? Woman wearing red bodysuit looking out the window.
What is boudoir photography? Woman wearing pink tulle robe with Hollywood glamour hairstyle

2. Mermaid waves are currently ‘in’

Mermaid waves offer a contemporary, polished look for the woman who appreciates modern style. These waves are created using a triple barrel tong, and create a carefree, feminine and flirty look.

popular boudoir hair styles

3. Sleek and Straight Boudoir Hair Styles

For the no-fuss femme, straight locks look sleek and effortless. This look is best suited to very long hair, and women who have fairly voluminous locks.

boudoir hairstyle woman with window pane shadow across her face

Whatever option you pick, know that you’ll look amazing! There are plenty of additional boudoir hair styles to consider, including bed hair and loose curls. Bring in some inspiration photos to show your hair and makeup artist and allow her to work her magic!! Take a look at some additional styles on our Instagram feed! If you’re ready to take the leap and book your boudoir shoot, contact us here now.

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I’m a single mum to the sweetest little boy, and I know firsthand the challenges that come with embracing and loving your body. That's why I feel so lucky to be doing what I love every day.



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