Labonya Siddiqui who has fought poverty and horrific burns to fulfil her dreams of becoming a model. See SWNS story SWBURN: A brave burns victim has overcome her horrific childhood injuries – to become a model for High Street giant Next. Stunning Labonya Siddiqui, 21, was permanently scarred over her lower face and upper body when a paraffin lamp exploded when she was just eight. She spent years battling post-traumatic stress and hid her scars with scarves and heavy clothes to avoid bullies. But she has been spotted by fashion chain Next – and yesterday modelled at the opening of their new store in Burnley, Lancs.