Stylists

Exclusive Beauty Team for Haute Shots

Hera Beauty


Haute Shots  is proud to offer Hera Beauty services for your photo shoot. Let Hera Beauty primp and pamper you before your boudoir session. They will help make you look and feel like the star you really are!

Hera Beauty, inspired by the Greek goddess of marriage, is a beauty services company specializing in on-location makeup and hair design for Haute Shots boudoir shoots, as well as weddings and special events in Las Vegas, Nevada. All artists are Nevada State Board Licensed Cosmetologists and Estheticians with over 10-years experience in the beauty industry. Familiar with every skin & hair type, we provide a range of beauty services both in and out of the salon environment.

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Kat Ludens

Makeup Artist and Shoot Assistant

A beauty industry veteran, Kat Ludens, has been a makeup artist and a licensed esthetician since the early 2000s. Co-founder of Hera Beauty and Hera Beauty Shop, Kat took her lifelong love of beauty and skincare and turned it into a career that has been incredibly fun and fulfilling.

From glamorous boudoir styles to fantasy effects, Kat has provided her makeup artistry for photo, video and fine art projects. Working with her clients has provided her with a fascinating glimpse of the world and hearing their stories and experiences are one of the best parts of the job.

Kat’s Favorite Things:

  • Micellar water and waterproof makeup
  • A deep exfoliation
  • Glitter
  • Vegas summer evenings
  • Coffee
  • Stopping to smell the roses
  • Antiquing
  • Long walks outside
  • Podcasts


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Rachel Bates

Hair Stylist

As they say in Hollywood, Rachel is TV gold! And, “Hollywood” actually has said that about her when we were filming our sizzle reel for what was to be our very own reality show. Rachel often provides the comedy relief during the styling segment of our shoots. She’s not only funny, but vibrant, youthful, outgoing and trendy. And, always has your best interest at heart when it comes to styling.

A freelance stylist in Las Vegas, Rachel is a NV State Board of Cosmetology licensed cosmetologist who offers haircuts and coloring options for both men and women. Rachel is a wedding and event styling specialist with a unique talent for braided styles, classic and modern updos. She also specializes in all types of hair extensions, with extensive experience with clip-in wefts and bonding. With seven years of experience creating wedding hairstyles, Rachel can customize your hair to reflect your personality and style.

A few of Rachel’s Favorite Things:

  • Laughing until your crying
  • The smell of fresh laundry
  • Strong coffee
  • The color pink
  • A book so good you can’t put it down 
  • A dirty martini 
  • The color pink
  • Leopard print
  • The ocean
  • A perfect cat eye on the first try