Featuring Jessica Pavão

Featuring Jessica Pavão

  Over the years, capoeira has brought me unparalleled fulfillment, energy, positivism, and life balance. Training with Capoeira Brasil has pushed me to achieve things I though impossible. My body has transformed, I have developed muscle strength, coordination...
Featuring Gabriela Nader

Featuring Gabriela Nader

Gabriela has the face of a typical brazilian woman: beautiful and naturally sexy. Besides the natural qualities of being beautiful, she has many talents that turn her into a versatile artist. Residing in Los Angeles, she came to the United States as a child and grew...
Featuring Monica Netherly

Featuring Monica Netherly

By Lindenberg Junior Monica was born in Southern Virginia and is living in sunny San Diego, California since she was a little girl. She is a research assistant in the pharmaceutical industry and during her spare time, just for fun, she work as a professional...
Featuring Renata Belem (DJ Potira)

Featuring Renata Belem (DJ Potira)

By Laís Oliveira Renata, or “DJ Potira”, is a versatile woman. Born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the carioca is a Capoeira instructor and DJ in Los Angeles. She used to practice Muay Thai to keep in good shape but when she started practicing capoeira at the age of 23,...
Featuring Marcela Oliveira

Featuring Marcela Oliveira

  From 13 to 17 years old this “Carioca” studied hard to be a model and actress. Aside from her fascination with the entertainment industry, Marcela also takes dance classes in different styles up to four times per week. She said “Dance is an...
Freedom is an Old Pair of Faded Blue Jeans

Freedom is an Old Pair of Faded Blue Jeans

By Carmem Gusmão / Translation: Ricardo Dantas The history of the blue jeans began in the U.S.A. around the 1850’s during the gold rush of the San Francisco expansion. Many merchants sold tools, provisions, textile tarps for tents, and clothing to the gold...
Featuring Neise Cordeiro

Featuring Neise Cordeiro

Edition by Alia Ponte | Photos by Oscar Picazzo and Todd Mizomi & Anthony Corbins Designs   The Miss Globe-Nevada 2013 is a Brazilian! Neise Cordeiro, born in São Paulo, Brazil, and is one among many Brazilian beauties that decided to immigrate to U.S. Neise...
Featuring Ana Ligia Galvão

Featuring Ana Ligia Galvão

Ana always liked martial arts since she was a little kid. “It gives me a lot of self-confidence and teaches me discipline. Ana also practices Jiu-Jitsu at least twice a week and boxing every other day. She said that both are excellent cardio routines. And yes, she...
Feed Your Hair!

Feed Your Hair!

Hair has always been and will always be an important visual aspect of men and women.  Beautiful, shiny and health hair “enhance” the image of anyone regardless of age, so learn to care for it beginning with knowing what to eat to keep each strand of hair...
Featuring Marquisha Walker

Featuring Marquisha Walker

*Edition: Ann Fain |  Photos: Claudia Passos Born and raised in Long Beach, California, this 5’5”, 115lb Sagittarius enjoys reading, dancing, watching movies and playing capoeira! Marquisha Walker is a financial professional by day and Samba dancer by night. She...
You Deserve the Best, Like a SPA at Home!

You Deserve the Best, Like a SPA at Home!

Our intention here is giving you a natural and affordable alternative for your beauty, and better, in your own home! While there are an increasing number of natural product lines on the market, not all products that call themselves natural are completely natural, and...
“Brazilian Blowout” Facts Explained by Brazilians

“Brazilian Blowout” Facts Explained by Brazilians

By Carol Mendes | Translation: Julia Melim   Many women dream of not having to spend one hour getting ready just because of their hair. This dream became a reality thanks to a technique developed by Brazilians. Women no longer have to rely on blow driers and flat...
Seven Valuable Tips for Beautiful Hair

Seven Valuable Tips for Beautiful Hair

By Lindenberg Junior | Consulting: Hair Designer Andrea Orsi   As though we didn’t get adequate age betrayal from our faces, necks and hands, now we have to fret about it from our hair. However with these tips from hair stylists’ professionals you’re aging locks...
You Eternally Young

You Eternally Young

By Conceição Trucom What is quality of life for you? And how is your quality of life? Most people are born with the potential to live a long, healthy and happy life. So why then do some of us miss this target? Often people manage to live along life, but in the end...
Avocado for Beautiful Hair and Skin

Avocado for Beautiful Hair and Skin

The “abacate” for us Brazilians or avocados as it is named in the United States and Mexico have a unique nutrition profile. They contain lots of health benefits and are rich in vitamins such as B, C, E and K, minerals such as potassium and copper, and compared to...
Brazil’s Long History of Beauty and Youthfulness

Brazil’s Long History of Beauty and Youthfulness

By Luciano Sztulman, MD. When we first hear the term “Beauty is Power”, our own culture has taught us this statement is a myth. After all, beauty is supposedly skin deep. Immediately the assumption is the beauty described refers to outer beauty at the expense of inner...
4 Dicas Para Recuperar a Beleza dos Cabelos

4 Dicas Para Recuperar a Beleza dos Cabelos

Por Laís Oliveira Para ter fios resistentes Tratamentos químicos como alisantes, progressivas e tinturas, ou mesmo problemas hormonais e estresse, muitas vezes fazem os cabelos ficarem quebradiços, elásticos e caindo com facilidade. Para deixa-lo resistente novamente,...
Facial Gymnastics: Dive Into Your Mirror

Facial Gymnastics: Dive Into Your Mirror

By Sandra Lobo | Translation: Ricado Dantas Step 1 – Close your eyes tightly for five to seven seconds, slowly opening to your neutral position. Repeat this movement five times. Step 2 – Open your eyes the most you can and raise your eyebrows and forhead...
Fashion is Timeless

Fashion is Timeless

By Aldo Mencatto From the glamour girl to the free-spirit bohemian the favorite 1970’s style stereotypes are back for a new day. Fringing, floral and shine beats, larger shoulders and volume. It’s came around about every five years bringing along a distant sense of...
Radiant and Glowing Skin: Get Your Springs On!

Radiant and Glowing Skin: Get Your Springs On!

By Betty Guy-Wills This changing weather of the Spring Season takes a special toll on your skin. In California as example, the chill in the morning and evening with sunny afternoons can distress your skin with a devastating dryness. In many areas of the U.S, the sun...
Why Women Should Lift Weights

Why Women Should Lift Weights

There used to be a belief that women should not lift weights. The thought was women would lose the feminine look when they got “muscled up” and bulky. And yes, if you are a female bodybuilder on supplements and steroids, you won’t look much different...
The Dictatorship of Fashion

The Dictatorship of Fashion

By Alberico Manoel | Translation by Cristiane Magalhães   Today, the demanding trends of fashion almost entirely molds us to consume products, in that we submit ourselves to marketing, advertisement, and to its ideology of the conformity or idealization of the current...
A Importância da Água para Rejuvenescer a Pele

A Importância da Água para Rejuvenescer a Pele

Muita gente já sabe que a água é uma substância essencial para nossa saúde e deve ser consumida diariamente pelos menos dois litros dela. Porém com o dia a dia corrido, hábitos ruins e uma alimentação baseada em muita comida processada, a ingestão da água passa...
Paola Simão: Girl of the Sea

Paola Simão: Girl of the Sea

By Lindenberg Junior The native Carioca and California lover is a professional bodyboarder with much love for sport radical and the nature. When she is not in the water, she probably will be in the land or air looking for some adrenaline. She usually goes training at...
A Ditadura da Moda

A Ditadura da Moda

Por Albérico Manoel Desde a Pré-história o homem vem criando sua moda. O inconsciente humano discerne o bom do ruim e orienta a sua sobrevivência. É como se fosse uma forma de se distinguir de seus iguais nos aspectos sociais, culturais, religiosos, estéticos e até...
Marcas Brasileiras Fazem Sucesso no New York Fashion Week 2015

Marcas Brasileiras Fazem Sucesso no New York Fashion Week 2015

Na segunda-feira (14), durante o “New York Fashion Week”, o estilista americano Jeremy Scott apresentou sua coleção primavera-verão 2016 e levou para a passarela dois modelos assinados por ele da marca brasileira Melissa. O estilista disse estar animado com a...