AHMADABAD: A 17-year-old Indian lady has retained her crown as the teenager with the world’s longest hair greater than a decade after she stopped getting her tresses reduce following a nasty expertise at a salon, international media reported.
Nilanshi Patel, from the small city of Modasa in Gujarat state, stays a reduce above the remainder in keeping with the Guinness World Information having bettered her file of 170.5 centimetres (5.59 ft) set in December 2018 with a brand new size of 190 centimetres.
Her proud father mentioned his solely kid’s locks had turned her from an area superstar into a global one.
Nicknamed “Rapunzel” by her pals and schoolmates after the lengthy, flowing hair of the princess within the Brothers Grimm fairytale, Patel mentioned she has not visited a hairdresser for 11 years after a hair-raising ordeal.
“At six, I had a really unhealthy expertise at an area salon,” she mentioned. “Since then I’ve been apprehensive about slicing my hair. My mother and father accepted my needs and now my locks have turn out to be my fortunate attraction.”
Patel has to put on high-heeled footwear if she doesn’t need her hair to the touch the bottom. Aside from that, Patel mentioned she cares for her hair like each different teenager – however with assist from her mom.
“I do what each teenager does. Wash the hair each week and oil it a couple of times per week,” the aspiring engineer mentioned, including that she dries it by sitting within the solar or with a hairdryer.
“Principally I hold a braid, however whereas taking part in or for some events, I tie the hair right into a bun. The one time I’ve hassle is whereas swimming.”