Category: self acceptance

2020 Brand Ambassador Search!

Outgoing!Fearless!Body Positive!Passionate!Social Media Savvy! Does this sound like you? The Pouting Room is looking for courageous, spirited women willing to join our brand ambassador program! Our ambassador babes will focus on spreading the word about what a boudoir session at The Pouting Room is really like, and will be proud to share their boudoir photos… Read more »

Self-Acceptance for Beginners

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Learning to be okay with who you are and eventually coming to love that person is anything but easy. Too many people look at self-acceptance as a finite destination, rather than an ongoing process of peaks and valleys. While there are no shortcuts on the road to self-love, that doesn’t mean there aren’t any guideposts… Read more »

What is Body Neutrality?

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The conversation around self-love has shifted and expanded considerably in recent years to be much more diverse and inclusive! The ongoing dialogue today includes many different perspectives and philosophies on how to best practice self-care and maintain a healthy mindset. One of the newer doctrines sweeping the blogosphere is body neutrality. Because we prioritize the… Read more »

Reasons to Do a Boudoir Shoot as an Older Woman

A widely held misconception is that only young, fit women are attractive enough to do boudoir photography—a heavily flawed belief. First and foremost, it is critical to note that there is not one standard definition of what makes someone beautiful. The second mistake this assumption makes is that beauty can be limited or determined by… Read more »

Three Self-Love Books Every Woman Should Read

Self-Love Books for Women

At the Pouting Room, we’re all about self-love. We believe that every woman is uniquely gorgeous and amazing, including you! For many women, however, self-love can be a difficult concept to put into practice. We’re so prone to self-criticism, and the messages we get from the media don’t help either. Learning to love yourself unconditionally… Read more »

How to Find Beauty in Yourself

Finding beauty in yourself

Quick: think of one thing you absolutely love about yourself! If you’re like many, you might find that challenging. Plenty of women immediately turn to self-criticism: My thighs are too big. I never lost the baby weight. I’m always having a bad hair day. At the Pouting Room, we’re here to tell you to stop… Read more »

Body Positivity: What Does It Really Mean?

Who says you have to be a size 2 or have perfectly toned abs to be beautiful, sexy and confident? A new way of thinking, body positivity, empowers us to accept and love ourselves as we are. You may have heard the term before, but what does body positivity really mean? If you’re “body positive,”… Read more »

Why We Love High Heels

Why We Love High Heels

When we were little, we stumbled around in our mother’s heels, trying to walk the way we saw her walk because we admired her stature and grace. She was our first role model. As we grew up and became a teenager, runway models in strappy stilettos were our idols as we saw them smirking as… Read more »

Tips for Making Yourself a Priority

Tips for Making Yourself a Priority

Chances are, if you’re a mother or have a very demanding job or a busy social life—or all of the above—you tend to feel stressed and spread thin, especially during the holiday season. When so many people count on you in your life, it’s really hard to put yourself first. But the truth is, if… Read more »

Picking the Best Bathing Suit for Your Body Type

Regardless of your body type, many women dread shopping for a bathing suit. (That’s right ladies, we’re in it together!) With temperatures starting to warm up, many of us will soon be hitting the mall for a swimsuit that we can feel confident in while soaking up the summer sun. Unfortunately, seeing our bare bodies… Read more »