My name is Ziph’ezinhle Moyo. I am a 23 year old South African who hails from the city of gold, Johannesburg, but is currently based in Cape Town. I am a final year medical student at the University of Cape Town.
Skin Deep(er) is born from my childhood dream of becoming a Dermatologist. Ever since I was a child, I knew I wanted to become a skin doctor. In my head, dermatology was all beauty and glamour, until I came to medical school and found out that it was quite the opposite- except maybe the dreamy working hours (lol). Nevertheless, it is a dream I harbour still.
It has been a long time coming. This is my space to talk about the things I love the most- skincare, beauty and overall health-inside and out. A space to wear my heart on my proverbial sleeve. This is also a space for me to express my political views. Although many shy away from this, for fear of “controversy,” I believe that the personal is political, and the political is personal. I am deeply passionate about societal justice, and I believe this blog is a way for me to brighten my corner of the world by shining a light on those dark cervices that society would rather ignore or keep hidden.
So again, welcome. Come with me and lets wade through the murky waters of this thing called life.