Should I Bring My Own Makeup?

belle makeup 199x300 Should I Bring My Own Makeup?I know it can be scary to put your face and hair in the hands of an artist that you have never worked with before. You want to look and feel your best and for that to radiate through your photos. Therefore, I have had several women bring their own makeup or ask if they should. Bringing your own makeup isn’t necessary unless it makes you feel more comfortable. Our makeup artist, Nikoma, has 16 years of experience in makeup artistry and has a wide variety of colors and textures of foundation, concealer, primer, and all the color necessary to create beautifully flawless faces. She uses only products that are non-comedogenic, non-acneagenic, and sensitivity tested. So feel free to bring your own makeup if it makes you more comfortable but definitely do not feel like you have to.


This blog is such a treasure trove of information that we lovingly refer to it as the wiki.

Enter a keyword below to search our knowledge base.

Recent Work




Pinup & Old Hollywood


Makeup Ideas

Wardrobe Inspiration

Misc Tips




Our 2500+ sq ft studio is located in the heart of Ballard in Seattle.

Ready to plan your session?


We will send you 7 tips for a successful boudoir shoot + plus bonus access to our client-exclusive 100+ page preparation guide!