Ian Botham’s beauty queen granddaughter Imani-Jayne Botham stars in Miss England’s bare face competition as she vies for title

Imani-Jayne Botham, 20, who currently holds the title of Miss Yorkshire, posed without make-up alongside her fellow Miss England contestants to promote natural beauty.

Miss Yorkshire posed without makeup alongside her fellow Miss England contestants

The beauty queens wore pyjamas and pink head towels as they posed by the River Thames in London during the competition’s ‘Bare Face Top Model’ round.

The no makeup round of the competition was launched two years ago with the aim of empowering women and promoting a more realistic body image.

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One of the finalists is Miss Yorkshire Imani-Jayne Botham, 20, who is the granddaughter of cricket legend Lord Ian Botham.

She explained that she decided to enter the no makeup round in order to promote natural beauty and encourage individuals to embrace their own.

"In today’s world many people are shaped by the unrealistic expectations of society and beauty demands,” she said.

"Issues surrounding mental health are becoming increasingly more prominent, with social media playing a part.

"It’s very easy to compare ourselves against what we see on these platforms and that’s why this round plays a large role in encouraging individuals to feel confident from the inside out.

"This round will show the real us, not just what you see on social media behind filters and makeup."

The Miss England final is taking place at the Heart of England Coventry on August 27.

The winner will be selected to represent England at the 70th Miss World in Puerto Rico.