Girl makes record-breaking wig longer than seven Olympic swimming swimming pools

A girl from Lagos, Nigeria, has entered the file books after weaving a home made wig that measures 351.28 meters (1,152 toes, 5 inches) in size.

Skilled wigmaker Helen Williams spent greater than two million naira (virtually $2,500) and 11 days making the wig, which is longer than seven Olympic swimming swimming pools.

Williams first made the underlay utilizing wig-cap netting and black cloth mounted to a bicycle helmet, earlier than utilizing 1,000 bundles of hair, 12 cans of hair spray, 35 tubes of hair glue and 6,250 hair clips to finish the piece, in keeping with a press release from Guinness World Data.

“Discovering the supplies to make the longest wig was not a straightforward process,” mentioned Williams within the assertion. “My expertise as a wigmaker helped lots.”

She has been making wigs for eight years and produces 50-300 per week.

“I’ve skilled tons of of scholars and have made 1000’s of wigs,” mentioned Williams, though her record-breaking endeavor nonetheless proved troublesome.

“Sooner or later, I felt exhausted,” she mentioned. “Nonetheless, family and friends inspired me. I didn’t wish to allow them to down, so I maintained my focus. The result is the longest handmade wig on the earth.”

Longest handmade wig: The longest handmade wig is 351.28 m (1,152 ft 5 in), and was achieved by Helen Williams (Nigeria), in Abule Egba, Nigeria, on 7 July 2023.

Given its measurement, Williams discovered it troublesome to discover a house to put out the wig to be measured. She finally managed to take action alongside the freeway between Lagos and the town of Abeokuta.

Now, the wig is saved in her workplace, obtainable for individuals to admire “every time they wish to,” she mentioned.

“My recommendation to everybody out there may be: desires are attainable,” mentioned Williams. “Nonetheless, the journey is a really tough one.”

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