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Nilanshi Patel, Lady with the longest hair trimmed it after 12 years

Nilanshi Patel, Lady with the longest hair trimmed it after 12 years

Nilanshi Patel, Teen with the world’s longest hair cuts it off after growing it for more than a decade.

 

Nilanshi Patel had to stop cutting her hair due to some unpleasant scenario she encountered at the salon at a little age. She decided to stop getting her hair cut after a bad experience at the hairdressers when she was 6 years old.

 

After a while, she considered her long hair her “lucky charm” and kept letting it grow.

 

She earned three Guinness World Records titles as she grew out her locks, including having the longest hair, and the longest hair ever on a teenager.

Nilanshi Patel,  Lady with the longest hair trimmed it after 12 years

Just before her 18th birthday last summer, her hair measured 6.67 feet long. Patel then made the decision to cut her hair.

Nilanshi Patel,  Lady with the longest hair trimmed it after 12 years

“I’m so excited and a little bit nervous because I don’t know how I’m looking in the new hairstyle. So, let’s see what happens, but I hope it’s going to be amazing,” Patel said just before her haircut according to Guinness World Records.

 

 


Her hair now comes down to about her chin. She was thrilled with the new look.

 

Patel decided to donate her hair to Ripley’s Believe It or Not and Guinness World Records, and it will be displayed at both of their Los Angeles museums.

 

Shared on April 14, the clip has garnered over 32,000 reactions and tons of comments. Many were surprised to see Patel getting a haircut. Guinness World Records also commented under the clip, providing some more information about the decision taken by Patel.

 

“Nilanshi’s mother Kaminiben pledged that, in support, she would donate her own hair to charity, while Nilanshi is sending hers to Ripley’s Believe It or Not! museum and Guinness World Records Museum in Hollywood, to inspire people with her story,” read the comment.

 

 


Here’s how others reacted:

“That’s great courage from you to cut your hair like this. I really don’t have nerve to do that, and yet you look pretty in short hair,” said a Facebook user. “You once looked like Rapunzel, now you look like Dora, sweet and cute,” said another.

 

Few days ago, Ayanna Williams from Texas, USA, the record-holder for having the longest nails cut them after 30 years.

TEMI BADMUS
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