Text by R. Galvez [@the4ofustraveling] / Graphics by Krizza Enriquez [@kxxenriquez]

South Africa is an emerging beauty superpower. Missosology has given South Africa the title of Performer of the Year after it earned the biggest score at the Big5 Ranking for the pageant year 2021. READ South Africa is Performer of the Year 2021. Days after the title was bestowed, the country won its first ever Miss Supranational title. READ Lalena Mswane is Miss Supranational 2022. Thus, any extra attention given to the Miss South Africa pageant is indeed warranted. The next Big5 Beauty queen could come from the roster of beautiful contestants vying for the title this year! Among the Top 10 finalists of Miss South Africa contest, Missosology’s beauty experts and analysts picked the five contestants that could run away with the title!

Ndavi Nokeri caught the attention of many pageant observers thus, topping this list. Her frontrunner status can be attributed to her élan and savoir faire. She speaks with both smoothness and conviction. Her beauty is world-class and whether she will be sent to Miss Universe or Miss World, she will earn a legion of fans.

Meanwhile, Tamsyn Jack is a candidate to watch out for. Her appeal lies on her head-turning beauty and inescapable grace. There is some sort of Hollywood/celebrity vibe in her. Tamsyn is truly a formidable candidate who is capable of staging an upset.

Long-legged Lebogang Mahlangu is also tagged by pageant observers as a strong contender for the Miss South Africa crown. Her body structure is so queenly and commands attention whenever she is onstage. Her outgoing and fierce personality can disarm anyone.

Sophistication can best describe Luvé Meyer. The way she speaks echoes her intelligence and warm soul. Her stage presence will leave your mouth agape. An advocate of mental health, Luvé has been described by some beauty experts as a shoo-in for the crown.

Luyanda Zuma‘s zest for life and genuine passion for whatever she is doing are all very apparent in the beauty that she exudes. Very comfortable in her own skin, her optimism is contagious. Therefore, some of the pageant experts claim that she could be the next Miss South Africa!