with Playboy Norway December 2023 cover star Janaina Prazeres / @janaina3
Photographer Marco Pinto / @marcopintophoto
Styling Director Arno Jr / @arnojr
Makeup Artist Pedro Villar / @pedrovillar
How do you like to begin your day? I love starting my day with a delicious, healthy, and light breakfast, with fruit, scrambled eggs and I also include manipulated supplements.
How did you get started in the modeling industry? What inspired you to become a model? Fashion has always been present in my life, since I was a child I have been in love with this incredible, exuberant, and beautiful world. I wanted to be part of it because I was born destined for this. It delights me, fascinates me, and makes me happy.
Best place you have ever been to in the world? Paris, I love the charm and elegance of the streets. Paris is a complete city as it has excellent restaurants, bars, art, and fashion, it is a vibrant life and a magical place.
What are some of your biggest dreams you hope to achieve? My biggest dream is to continue being a happy, prosperous, and healthy person.
What does freedom of self-expression mean to you? It means independence, that is, being the owner of my actions and the exercise of being a woman.
How do you prepare physically and mentally for a photo shoot that will be seen by so many people? I prepare myself physically with an exercise routine, I do integrative medicine and aesthetic treatments. Mentally, I love reading and going to therapy because mental health is fundamental to having a full life.
What are your favorite aspects of modeling, and what challenges have you encountered along the way? I’m very eclectic, I like to vary styles depending on the moment and the occasion, always trying to feel good about myself and fulfilled. However, I have difficulty finding clothes that fit my body well, my waist is super thin and I like to emphasize my butt. Therefore, I also tend to create bespoke pieces.
Who are some of the models or influencers that you admire and draw inspiration from in your career? I love Kim Kardashian! She is my biggest inspiration.
What’s one thing about yourself that your fans might be surprised to learn? I am extremely positive and high-spirited, I love making friends and living the best in life.
3 things that you can’t go a day without. I don’t go a day without talking to my mother, I love reading a good book and taking care of my aesthetics.
If you could choose one word to describe your journey as a model so far, what would it be, and why? Zeal. Because there is nothing better than taking care of yourself, physically and mentally.
What do you believe sets you apart from other models in the industry? My willpower to seek to make all my dreams come true. We must always dream big and have bold dreams, dreams keep us alive. I am a very determined person.
Can you share any exciting upcoming projects or collaborations you’re involved in? There’s news coming, I’ll tell you soon! It’s a surprise.
Where can our readers follow you on social to stay updated on what you’re up to? My Instagram is @janaina3. There I share more about myself and my daily life.