Zoey Seboe on Miss SA and her rare skin condition: 'Beauty is knowing that simply existing is enough'

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Miss SA Top 30 finalist Zoey Seboe. Image by Walthariii Photography
Miss SA Top 30 finalist Zoey Seboe. Image by Walthariii Photography

Representation matters. We hear this all the time, but this time, at least for me, it almost feels like the unrealistic beauty standards conversation is not just lip service. 

This week, Miss SA's top 30 finalists were announced and, after a scroll down the list, my eyes were fixed on 22-year-old Zoey Seboe.

She was born with a rare skin condition, Lamellar Ichthyosis, which many mistake for burn marks or eczema.

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