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Reason #302: To Show Off Your Curves with Sexy Boudoir Photography for Plus-Size Women

Curves so fine they're practically a crime! Celebrating all the beautiful plus size women out there who know how to work it! #PlusSizeDiva #LoveYourBody

Empowering plus size women with boudoir photography

Are you a plus size woman looking to empower yourself? Boudoir photography has emerged as an increasingly popular way for women of all sizes and ages to commemorate their unique beauty—and that includes our more voluptuous ladies! Whether you are a young mother wanting to capture your newfound curves or in the later stages of life and looking for something special - or anywhere in-between - a boudoir photo shoot can provide both an empowering opportunity and leave behind tangible proof of your gorgeousness. Read on to learn more about how you too can feel beautiful inside and out with a stunning shoot!

Embracing the positive aspects of being curvy

Being curvy can often come with negative connotations and societal pressure to conform to a certain body type. However, embracing the positive aspects of being curvy can lead to a happier and more confident life. Curvy bodies are beautiful and unique, with curves in all the right places. They offer a softness and femininity that can't be found in other body types. By embracing the positive aspects of being curvy, we can learn to love and appreciate our bodies for what they are and all that they can do.

Celebrating body confidence through boudoir photography

Feeling confident in your own skin can be a challenge, especially in a society that often focuses on unrealistic beauty standards. Boudoir photography, however, provides a way for individuals to celebrate their bodies and boost their confidence in a unique and empowering way. By capturing sensual and intimate images, boudoir photography allows individuals to see themselves in a new light and embrace their natural beauty. So, whether you're doing it for yourself or as a gift for a partner, boudoir photography is a fun and exciting way to celebrate body confidence.

Overcoming societal beauty expectations

Let's be real - we've all felt the pressure to conform to society's beauty standards at some point in our lives. And honestly, it can be exhausting. But here's the thing - those standards are constantly changing and are often unrealistic. So, how can we overcome them? First and foremost, we need to remind ourselves that beauty comes in all shapes, sizes, and forms. Secondly, we can challenge those expectations by celebrating diversity and pushing for more representation in media and advertising. Finally, we can all make a conscious effort to prioritize self-love and acceptance over the approval of others. It won't happen overnight, but taking these small yet impactful steps can help us break free from the pressure of beauty standards and embrace our authentic selves.

Loving yourself in all shapes and sizes

Loving yourself in all shapes and sizes is not always easy in a society that often values a single, narrow beauty standard. However, self-love and self-acceptance are essential components of a happy and healthy life. It's important to remember that our worth is not determined by our appearance or size, but instead by our unique qualities and the positive impact we have on the world. Embracing and celebrating our bodies exactly as they are can be a powerful act of resistance against harmful societal norms. It takes time and effort, but by practicing self-compassion and focusing on our strengths and abilities, we can cultivate a deep sense of self-love and acceptance that will carry us through the ups and downs of life.

Creating a safe space for women to express their sexuality and femininity

Sexuality and femininity are two powerful aspects that women possess, yet unfortunately, they are often oppressed by society's expectations and judgments. However, creating a safe space can allow women to explore and embrace these aspects without fear of backlash. This doesn't just mean physical safety, but also emotional safety. A safe space should be a judgment-free zone where women can express themselves freely and without shame or embarrassment. When women feel safe and supported, they can fully embrace their femininity and sexuality, leading to a sense of empowerment and confidence. By creating safe spaces for women to explore their sexuality and femininity, we can help break down the barriers that have limited them for so long. The team at Sugar and Spice Photography is thrilled to be providing this safe space to so many women!

Explore more voluptuousness in our curvy lookbook.

Side note: in our galleries, it is so hard to really tell how "curvy" someone really is because of the outfits, posing & retouching tricks! We do a lot of body contouring, shaping and shading, and some wanted to be retouched quite a bit slimmer than others.

Ultimately, boudoir photography for curvy women can be a powerful and meaningful experience on many levels. It can provide the opportunity to appreciate the body exactly as it is today, recognizing that accepting its changes throughout life is part of the human condition. Through boudoir photography one can gain greater awareness of body image and all its nuances – but, importantly, also step out and challenge prescribed societal beauty standards. Therefore, boudoir photography can become an empowering form of self-expression as well as foster a safe space to celebrate femininity and sexuality in any decade or age group. Together we can create a movement that inspires a new standard and highlights how everyone, regardless of their race or age, is uniquely beautiful in their own way.

We hope this blog post from Colleen Lindstrom (radio personality from FM107.1) about her experience with Sugar & Spice Photography will inspire you! Get the tissues ready and read her story HERE. It was from our very first studio in 2006, but her words still make us cry!

Still not sure? Wondering if we can accommodate your curves?

We PROMISE you will LOVE your photographs and your entire experience! We have thousands of raves from women that had the same concerns as you - many which are on our website for you to read, that walked away feeling and looking beautiful, empowered and sexy….and you will too!

We have tons of outfit options that we know you'll love and will be flattering, so don't worry about that! But are always welcome to bring your own things that you love and that you know fit you well.

You can also come visit us for a tour of the studio, so you can meet us and check out our sets, shoes and accessories and more (and see all the great lingerie we have available in your size)!

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Book a shoot with us today to embark on this journey to show off your curves with a boudoir photo shoot experience with Sugar and Spice Photography.



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Sugar & Spice Photography is a Minnesota based, women-owned small business that specializes in boudoir and pinup photography.

WE ARE...moms, wives, engaged, divorced or single women...and we are on a mission to share our passion with you! Our intimate and tasteful boudoir photography is created to...

...CELEBRATE each woman's individuality, helping them to look and feel beautiful, be playful and ooze sexuality with dignity, elegance and class.

...ENLIGHTEN and empower the women that we touch, and help them realize that they are beautifully and wonderfully made by their Creator.

...TRANSFORM and unveil the inner bombshell of each woman, by pampering her, laughing with her, and making her feel as amazing as she is!



A boudoir photography shoot with us is done tastefully and beautifully with an all female team to nurture your comfort and ensure that you feel pampered, empowered & sexy! Nervous? We will coach you through the entire amazing, super fun experience…from outfit selection to posing! We’ll give you the Hollywood treatment and help bring out your inner supermodel!

Our sessions INCLUDE hair styling - with clip-in hair extensions at no additional cost, professional photography makeup & false lash application.

Our drawers and closets are OVERFLOWING with smoldering lingerie and sexy costumes in sizes 0-26 and tons of shoes, accessories and props for you to choose from!

We have an adorable 6,000 sq ft studio serving Minneapolis and the Twin Cities with more than 20 amazing sets and countless props: from the bedroom the kitchen the locker room ...and everything in between!

Say BUH-BYE to lumps & bumps, cellulite, stretch marks, scarring & unwanted tattoos! We will contour and shape body to enhance your natural beauty. We have photographed women of ALL shapes, sizes & ages & we are masters of retouching. Our custom-tailored products INCLUDE body shaping and retouching.

You may be shocked that the perfect gift for him...turns out to be the perfect present for you, too….! Check out hundreds of testimonials from our clients who left their session feeling empowered, confident, beautiful and sexy! Discover your inner bombshell with a boudoir photo shoot experience with Sugar & Spice Photography.



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