Nilanshi Patel: 17-year-old holds world record with her 1.9m long hair

Nilanshi Patel: 17-year-old holds world record with her 1.9m long hair

- Nilanshi Patel has broken Guinness World Records as a teenager with the longest hair at 1.9m long

- Though she goes through a rigorous process to keep the hair healthy, Nilanshi said she hopes to get the longest hair prize for the adult category

- The 17-year-old said she is very proud of how popular her thick mane has made her in the world

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Nilanshi Patel, a 17-year-old girl who has the longest hair, reportedly uses one whole hour to comb it. She won Guinness World Record for the hair on two different occasions.

The first time Nilanshi won the record on Wednesday, 21 November 2018, she did with 1.71m long hair. Now, her hair is said to be 1.9m long, UK Sun reports.

The teenager said she would not stop growing her hair as she is gunning for the longest hair on an adult prize.

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She uses a special homemade oil made by her mother. Photo source: UK Sun

She uses a special homemade oil made by her mother. Photo source: UK Sun
Source: UGC

To keep her mane healthy and thick, she only washes it once a week and dries it for hours. After the washing, she uses secret oil made by her mother on it.

Nilanshi Patel also said it takes over an hour to comb her hair and several hours to dry it after washing. Photo source: UK Sun

Nilanshi Patel also said it takes over an hour to comb her hair and several hours to dry it after washing. Photo source: UK Sun
Source: UGC

The teenage record holder avoids clumsiness with her hair by wearing it in a bun. She said the hair is something she is very proud of and glad that it gave her the world title.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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