Camila Coelho is a Brazilian social media starlet who has amassed more than 9 million followers on Instagram. She began her career as a Dior makeup artist in the Macy’s cosmetic department, and now does everything from modeling, acting, and singing to running her own natural cosmetics empire.
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Camila became an international beauty and fashion influencer with a following in the United States, all thanks to her inspiring posts on social media. Her natural beauty products brand, Elaluz is now available at Sephora and her curated fashion is for sale at the Camila Coelho Collection!
West Coast Living
Camila currently lives in Los Angeles, CA where she resides with her husband and partner of 15 years, entrepreneur Icaro Brenner. Modeling came easy to Camila, and she began working in the industry at the age of five. Originally from Brazil, she moved to Scranton, PA at age nine with her parents and grew up in a humble household.
Making a Difference
Camila was diagnosed with Epilepsy at age nine, and is now an official Ambassador and board member of the National Epilepsy Foundation. While having lifestyle restrictions, Camila doesn’t let her condition “stop her from pursuing her dreams”. Instead, she has offered her personal story to encourage others that suffer from the same infliction to live passionate lives.
From The-Edit blog:
“My biggest goal is to use my story to educate our society and community about epilepsy and seizures,” said Camila. “What I’ve learned in this journey is that there are many people out there struggling with accepting themselves and feeling different because of their epilepsy. I’m hoping that my story inspires others to share theirs so that together we can create awareness and end the stigma associated with this condition.”
Epilepsy is the fourth most common neurological disorder and is characterized by recurrent unprovoked seizures that can cause other health problems. 1 in 26 people in the US will be diagnosed with epilepsy in their lifetime and today, the US Centers for Disease & Prevention estimate approximately 3.4M people are living with epilepsy currently.
Camila has come a long way in her short life. From humble beginnings to becoming one of the most followed social media stars, she is living proof that you can achieve your dreams!