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...
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...
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...
Brazilian Blow Out

Brazilian Blow Out

By Carol Mendes | Translation by Julia Melim  Many women dream of not having to spend one hour getting ready just because of their hair. Recently this dream became a reality thanks to a new technique being developed in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Women no longer have to...
Feed Your Hair!

Feed Your Hair!

English Edition: Jennifer Parker 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...
The Colourful Art of Synthia

The Colourful Art of Synthia

Saint James, a lover of travel has visited several countries around the globe, her latest trip was Brazil. There, she spent time in the state of Bahia. According to Synthia Saint James, “Brazil has been a long awaited dream come true and the city of Salvador...
Facial Gymnastics Dive Into Your Mirror

Facial Gymnastics Dive Into Your Mirror

Sandra Loobo Translation: Ricado Dantas 1º – Close your eyes tightly for five to seven seconds, slowly opening to your neutral position. Repeat this movement five times. 2º – Open your eyes the most you can and raise your eyebrows and forhead as high as...
You Deserve the Best. Like a SPA…at Home!

You Deserve the Best. Like a SPA…at Home!

Edition: Lindenberg Jr. & Jennifer Parker Therapeutic Mustard Bath This intensely therapeutic bath utilizes the warmth of mustard to open pores and release toxins, and provides drawing and cleansing actions with the salts and clay. 2 cups borax 1 cup sea salt 1/2...
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...