Timeless Beauty 2018: Meet the Top 25

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With the help of select members of the Missosology forum (missosology.info), the 112 quarter-finalists of Timeless Beauty 2018 were trimmed down to just 25.
This exclusive group will be subjected to another round of judging with a completely different set of judges.
Without further ado, here are the Missosology Timeless Beauty 2018 Top 25 semifinalists:

Timeless Beauty 2018 Preliminary Scores

Rank
Big5 delegate
Average score
1
Earth Portugal – Telma Madeira
4.273
2
Universe South Africa — Tamaryn Green
4.242
3
International Philippines – Maria Ahtisa Manalo
4.030
3
World Chile – Anahi Hormazabal
4.030
5
Earth Vietnam – Nguyễn Phương Khánh
3.939
5
Universe Vietnam — H’Hen Niê
3.939
7
World Mexico – Vanessa Ponce
3.909
8
Universe Puerto Rico — Kiara Ortega
3.879
9
Universe Canada — Marta Stepien
3.788
10
Supranational Venezuela – Nariman Battikha
3.697
11
International Venezuela – Mariem Velazco
3.576
11
World Nepal – Shrinkhala Khatiwada
3.576
13
Universe Curacao — Akisha Albert
3.545
14
World France – Maëva Coucke
3.455
15
World Thailand – Nicolene Pichapa Limsnukan
3.394
16
World Uganda – Quiin Abenakyo
3.364
17
International Romania – Bianca Tirsin
3.333
17
International South Africa – Reabetswe Sechoaro
3.333
17
Supranational USA – Katrina Jayne Dimaranan
3.333
20
Earth Mexico – Melissa Flores
3.303
20
International Poland – Marta Pałucka (IOSWT)
3.303
20
Supranational Poland – Magdalena Bieńkowska
3.303
22
Earth Colombia – Valeria Ayos
3.273
22
Supranational Brazil – Bárbara Reis
3.273
22
Supranational Vietnam – Minh Tú
3.273
26
Supranational Philippines – Jehza Mae Huelar
3.242
26
Universe Venezuela — Sthefany Gutiérrez
3.242
28
International Mexico – Nebai Torres
3.152
28
Universe Nepal — Manita Devkota
3.152
28
World Panama – Solaris Barba
3.152
31
Supranational Puerto Rico – Valerie Vásquez Latorre
3.091
32
World New Zealand – Jessica Tyson
3.061
33
Universe Colombia — Valeria Morales (IOSWT)
3.030
34
Earth Philippines – Celeste Cortesi
3.000
35
Universe Great Britain — Dee-Ann Kentish-Rogers
2.939
36
Supranational India – Aditi Hundia
2.909
37
Universe Australia — Francesca Hung
2.879
38
International Colombia – Anabella Castro
2.848
39
World Belarus – Maria Vasilevich
2.818
40
Earth Slovenia – Danijela Burjan
2.758
40
Earth Venezuela – Diana Silva
2.758
40
Universe Costa Rica — Natalia Carvajal
2.758
43
World Philippines – Katarina Rodriguez (IOSWT)
2.727
44
Supranational Mexico – Diana Romero
2.697
45
Earth Chile – Antonia Figueroa
2.606
45
Supranational Romania – Andreea Maria Coman
2.606
47
World Russia – Natalya Stroeva
2.576
48
Supranational Ukraine – Snizhana Romanivna Tanchuk
2.545
48
Universe Jamaica — Emily Maddison
2.545
48
World Vietnam – Trần Tiểu Vy
2.545
51
Universe Belgium — Zoé Brunet
2.515
52
Earth Italy – Sofia Pavan
2.455
52
International Thailand – Keeratiga Jaruratjamon
2.455
54
Supranational Indonesia – Wilda Octaviana Situngkir
2.424
54
World South Africa – Thulisa Keyi
2.424
54
World USA – Marisa Butler
2.424
57
World Venezuela – Veruska Ljubisavljević
2.394
58
International Australia – Emily Tokić
2.364
59
Earth Nepal – Priya Sigdel
2.333
59
Earth South Africa – Margo Fargo
2.333
61
Earth Brazil – Sayonara Veras
2.303
62
World Jamaica – Kadijah Robinson
2.303
63
Earth Netherlands – Margaretha de Jong
2.273
63
Supranational Malaysia – Sanjna Suri
2.273
63
Supranational Netherlands – Kelly van den Dungen
2.273
63
Supranational Paraguay – Ana Paula Céspedes (IOSWT)
2.273
67
World Cook Islands – Reihana Koteka-Wiki
2.242
67
World India – Anukreethy Vas
2.242
69
Earth Nigeria – Maristella Okpala (IOSWT)
2.212
69
Supranational Denmark – Celina West Riel
2.212
69
Universe Indonesia — Sonia Fergina Citra
2.212
69
Universe Ireland — Grainne Gallanagh
2.212
69
Universe Thailand — Sophida Kanchanarin
2.212
74
Supranational Belarus – Margarita Martynova
2.182
74
Universe Hungary — Enikő Kecskès
2.182
74
Universe Poland — Magdalena Powanskca
2.182
74
World Martinique – Larissa Segarel
2.182
78
International Paraguay – Daisy Lezcano
2.152
78
Supranational Myanmar – Shwe Eain Si
2.152
78
Supranational Pakistan – Anzhelika Rublevska Tahir
2.152
78
Supranational Slovak Republic – Katarína Očovanová
2.152
82
Earth Romania – Denisse Andor
2.061
83
Earth Austria – Melanie Mader
2.030
84
Earth Japan – Mio Tanaka
2.000
84
International Indonesia – Vania Herlambang
2.000
86
Supranational Equatorial Guinea – María Lucrecia Nve Maleva
1.970
87
Supranational Colombia – Miriam Isabel Carranza
1.939
88
International Madagascar – Esmeralda Malleka
1.909
88
Supranational Australia – Maddison-Clare Sloane
1.909
88
Universe Brazil — Mayra Dias
1.909
88
Universe USA — Sarah Rose Summers
1.909
88
World Scotland – Linzi McLelland
1.909
93
World Belgium – Angeline Flor Pua
1.879
93
World Northern Ireland – Katharine Walker
1.879
95
Earth Ghana – Belvy Naa
1.848
95
Earth Montenegro – Katarina Seckovic
1.848
95
World China – Mao Peirui
1.848
98
World Malaysia – Larissa Ping
1.818
98
World Nigeria – Anita Ukah
1.818
100
International Ecuador – Michelle Huet
1.788
101
International Japan – Hinano Sugimoto
1.758
101
World Mauritius – Murielle Ravina
1.758
103
World Japan – Kanako Date
1.727
103
World Singapore – Vanessa Peh
1.727
105
International Spain – Susana Sanchez
1.697
105
Supranational Nigeria – Daniella Orumwense
1.697
107
Supranational Russia – Guzaliya Damirovna Izmailova
1.667
107
World Bangladesh – Jannatul Ferdous
1.667
107
World Barbados – Ashley Lashley
1.667
107
International Ukraine – Bohdana Tarasyk
1.667
107
Supranational Mauritius – Marie Anoushka Ah Keng
1.667
112
World Indonesia – Alya Nurshabrina
1.636
* IOSWT: “If Only She Were There” is an honorary title given by Missosology to a Big5 candidate who in our opinion deserves to be in the semifinals of her respective pageant but failed to make it.
Missosology Timeless Beauty 2018 Top 25 semifinalists
Missosology Timeless Beauty 2018 Top 25 semifinalists

The preliminary judges

The Missosology core group selected this group of accomplished individuals from the forum to help select the best among the best of 2018 pageants:
Alex Sivixay (Ambassador) This international relations student from Laos is passionate about diversity and beauty in pageants.
AlvinSebetero (Pageant Specialist) This Mathematics teacher started loving and following pageants in 2004. He says pageants him boost his self-confidence.
Andydmoray (Predictionist) This English teacher from China started watching pageants in 2003. He is one of Missosology forum’s most active participants in prediction games.
Beautywatchnyc (VIP) This international HR practitioner by profession is currently residing in Central London. He is a survivor of the September 11 2011 tragedy, and has been a member of Missosology forum since 2001.
Cronista (Predictionist) He is one of the forum’s best predictionists. He hails from Mexico and is one of the main contributors of Missosology Mexico’s official page.
Ea’rend¿l (Moderator) Aside from being a big fan of Miss Earth pageant, he is a chemical engineer by professional. He is a strong advocate of environmental protection and sustainability.
Firerprince (Ambassador) Hailing from Quezon City, Philippines this active forumer is a part-time model and currently pursuing his masters. Being a Geography geek, pageantry attracted him with its national costume competitions that later led him into watching the pageants.
G01 (Fashion Expert) A Dubai-based fashion designer, he fell in love with pageants after watching the Miss Universe 1994 edition as a kid.
Handsama (Pageant Apprentice) This environmental activist from the USA started paying attention to pageantry after finding out that there is more to it than just pretty faces.
IanC062 (Ambassador) This customer service specialist from Ireland has always admired beauty queens for their projection and confidence.
Iknowbeauty (Ambassador) Currently residing in the USA, this ambassador has been a Missosology forum member for seven years.
Islander1 (Pageant Expert) This hospitality management student from the Cayman Islands started following pageants in 2012, when Lindsay Japal was Miss Cayman Islands.
Jonathan Nguyen (Missosologist) Originally from Vietnam, this college student currently resides in the USA.
Juan Sebastian (Pageant Expert) Born and raised in Bogotá, Colombia, he was sent to Las Vegas for a better education where he graduated from the University of Nevada Las Vegas and currently works as a pharmacist.
Kurtij (Elite) An architect by profession, this Philippine-based forum member developed his love for pageants when he was five years old, when Miss Universe 1994 was held in his home country.
Lesham (Elite) This early childhood education graduate from the Philippines have been following all major pageants since 2011.
Ms_melanie (Pageant Specialist) This data analyst from the Philippines is one of the forum’s most entertaining members, who is most active during male pageant season. She became a pageant fan when Miss Universe 1994 was held in her country.
PH_BEAUTY (Ambassador) He is a civil engineering student from the Philippines who also volunteers to raise awareness of HIV/AIDS prevention in his local organization. Dayana Mendoza’s iconic twirl in 2008 made him a fan of Miss Universe.
Pippo93 (Ambassador) This medicine student from Italy discovered his love for pageants at the age of six, but avidly followed pageantry when Claudia Ferraris placed in Miss Universe 2008.
Pulchritude (Ambassador) Representing Lebanon is one of the forum’s best predictionists in male pageants. He works in the field of linguistics and translation.
Queen Esther (VIP) A controversial name in the Missosology forum, Queen Esther never fails to give insider info during pageant season.
Rivermoss (Elite) He is a human resource specialist from the USA who has been an active member of the forum since 2009.
RMadrid (Ambassador) An active member of the Missosology forum since 2011, he has been a great source of news on pageantry in Peru.
Stoichio (Pageant Expert) It was Miriam Quiambao’s 1999 Miss Universe runner-up finish that made this chemical engineer follow pageants religiously.
Supernatural5399 (Ambassador) From USA, this businessman started loving pageants since 2010 through Missosology.
ThatCanadian (Pageant Expert) He is s a Colombian expatriate in Canada studying to complete his university degree with honours. He credits the Miss Universe 2007 pageant as the beginning of his love story with beauty pageants and has been an avid fan ever since.
The Duchess (Pageant Expert) This fashion and art history student from Puerto Rico developed her love for pageants after stumbling across blogs and forums in 2009.
Touchedbyanangel (Correspondent) This chef and restaurateur is originally from Bali, Indonesia but currently residing in the USA. He owns an Asiafn fusion restaurant.
Unbreakable (Ambassador) A member in the forum for almost a decade now, this medical doctor from the Middle East started watching Miss Universe in 2000.
Valleriam (Pageant Expert) The pageant loving island of Puerto Rico is represented in the judging panel by one of the most respected pageant experts in the forum. He is from Guaynabo.