Featuring Celia Almeida

Featuring Celia Almeida

By LaÍs Oliveira / English Edition: Gabriela Nader The native from Fortaleza, one of the most important touristic destinations in northeast of Brazil, Celia Almeida, owns a striking and exuberant beauty that she cultivates by training hard in the gym to keep fit and...
Featuring Julia Melim

Featuring Julia Melim

Julia was born in Florianópolis, South of Brazil, raised in Rio de Janeiro and moved to Los Angeles to pursued her dream of become an actress and model. She was selected to represent Brazil during the Miss Pan-American International 2008 in L.A and in 2012 Julia moved...
Featuring Juliana Karla Rast

Featuring Juliana Karla Rast

By Jennifer Parker Soul Brasil had the pleasure of interviewing Juliana Karla Rast, the pageant winner of the Miss Brazil-USA Nevada 2013. A natural born beauty, originally from Campina Grande, state of Paraiba in northeast of Brazil, she keeps herself fit with her...
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...
Featuring Mariana Alencar

Featuring Mariana Alencar

Mariana is a beautiful Brazilian model and actress who is currently living in Los Angeles. The blonde keeps her good shape by dancing and working out. When she was about six years old she started ballet because her dream was to be a ballerina. She says “Classic ballet...
Featuring Irene Balnis

Featuring Irene Balnis

*By Laís Oliveira | English edition by Jennifer Parker   This American blonde beauty was born in La Jolla, San Diego, California. Since Irene Balnis was a little girl, she practiced healthy activities such as gymnastics, dancing, capoeira, swimming, and hiking in...
Featuring Valeria Milton Cruz

Featuring Valeria Milton Cruz

This brunette with typical Brazilian looks decided to leave her native city, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to study English in the U.S. and originally settled in New York City. She has lived in Honolulu (Hawaii) and Wliliamsburg (Virginia). Now (*2014) she lives in Orlando...
Featuring Dominique Oneil

Featuring Dominique Oneil

*By Laís Oliveira | English Edition by Ann Fain Dominique Oneil was born in San Mateo, California, but her soul belongs to Brazil and its rich culture, music, and dance. Thanks to her mom, the American blonde beauty has been surrounded by Brazilian culture her entire...
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 Jonia McClenney

Featuring Jonia McClenney

Born in Recife in the state of Pernambuco in the Northeast of Brazil, Jonia started Brazilian folk dances such as pastoril, frevo, xaxado and forro when she was just four years old. By the age of 10, she was studying jazz and hip hop, and by age 13 she fell in love...
Featuring Katia Vaz

Featuring Katia Vaz

The petite dancer, choreographer, actress and fitness model Katia Vaz started to dance at age 2, and since then have been involved with over 30 different dance styles, from all type of Latin to Ballroom Dance and Hip Hop. “I always loved to exercise. It always made me...
Featuring Gina Amato

Featuring Gina Amato

Gina is an attorney working for a non-profit organization in Los Angeles and specializing in immigration rights. She loves to dance and have always been an active person, also practicing yoga, running on the beach, and lifting weights at the gym. “I trained in various...
Featuring Bruna Sakanoi

Featuring Bruna Sakanoi

Bruna began to practice yoga about 2010 when she enrolled in a Hatha Yoga class at El Camino Community College in Torrance, California. Her approach to yoga was highly influenced by her quest for balance and inner peace as well as her fascination with Eastern...
Featuring Jennifer Penfield

Featuring Jennifer Penfield

Jennifer Penfield definitely looks like a “California Girl”, but she born in Syracuse/NY and currently live in Southern California. This “multi-task” American beauty has a Bachelors degree in Aerospace Engineering, Minor in Music Performance and also a...
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...
Featuring Sabrina Machado

Featuring Sabrina Machado

The carioca “from Rio” Sabrina Machado practices many types of sport such as karate and capoeira, and also loves to dance ballet and jazz. As always she has been living close to the beach, Sabrina got accustomed to running at the beach or using the bike path....
Medical Tourism in Brazil

Medical Tourism in Brazil

By Lindenberg Junior | Translation: Edgar Lim The medical tourism segment is relatively new in Brazil and, three years ago, it was not even considered as a kind of tourism. Nowadays, however, in despite of not having official data, this phenomenon that we could call...
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 Marisa Montoya

Featuring Marisa Montoya

Now with two teenagers in her supervision, Marisa Montoya is the perfect example for a mother in great shape. Born in Abatia, state of Parana, Marisa grew up in a small town by the name of Aruja, in the state of Sao Paulo, and moved to the U.S years ago to live in...
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 has...
Paola Simão: Girl of the Sea

Paola Simão: Girl of the Sea

By Lindeberg 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...
The 8th International Summer Beauty

The 8th International Summer Beauty

The 8th Annual International Summer Beauty (formerly Brazilian Summer Beauty Pageant), a charity event produced by RioBela Productions, takes place on Saturday, August 22nd, 2015 at Samba Brazilian Steakhouse in Redondo Beach from 8:00 pm to 1:30 am. The beauty...