A Wimbledon woman has been crowned London's best beautician.

More than 400 hair and beauty professionals gathered at Kensington on October 27, for the London Hair and Beauty Awards.

Now in their fifth year the awards are dedicated to those who work hard to improve people's appearance and make them look and feel on top of the world.

The competition was fierce but Shabana Ahmad, from Divine Beauty, was crowned winner in the Beautician of the Year category and took the trophy home.

Divine Beauty salon, located near South Wimbledon station, opened its doors in April 2016 where its team of look to give people "life-changing" results.

Mrs Ahmad said: “Being nominated was a complete surprise.

"But winning the award for Beautician of the Year is incredible.

"I received the award because of my lovely, amazing, loyal clients who voted for me.

"So, I couldn’t thank them enough as I wouldn’t have received it if it wasn’t for their continued support over these years.”