Smita Srivastava, a woman from Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh, has achieved a remarkable feat by setting the Guinness World Record for the longest hair in the world. Her hair measures 7.5 feet (2.29 meters) in length and has never been cut or chemically treated.
Smita Srivastava has always been fascinated by long hair since her childhood. She says that she was inspired by her grandmother, who had hair that reached her knees. She started growing her hair when she was 13 years old and never looked back. She says that she considers her hair as a gift from God and a symbol of her identity.
Smita Srivastava takes great care of her hair and follows a strict regimen to maintain its health and beauty. She washes her hair once a week with natural products like amla, shikakai, and reetha. She also applies oil and henna to nourish and condition her hair. She combs her hair twice a day and braids it before going to bed. She says that she spends about two hours every day on her hair care routine.
A record-breaking achievement
Smita Srivastava has been recognized for her extraordinary hair length by various organizations and platforms. She holds the record for the longest hair in India in the Limca Book of Records since 2015. She has also won several awards and accolades for her long hair and has appeared on many magazines, TV shows, and stage programs. She has a large fan following on social media, where she shares her journey and tips for long hair.
Smita Srivastava’s dream was to enter the Guinness World Records, which she finally achieved on November 29, 2023. She underwent an official measurement by a team of experts at a hotel in Prayagraj, where her hair was verified to be 7.5 feet long. She broke the previous record of 6.7 feet (2.05 meters) held by Xie Qiuping of China since 2004. She was awarded a certificate and a medal by the Guinness World Records representative and celebrated her achievement with her family and friends.
A role model and an influencer
Smita Srivastava says that she is proud of her achievement and hopes to inspire other women to embrace their natural beauty and uniqueness. She says that she wants to use her platform to empower women and raise awareness about various social issues. She also plans to donate her hair to a charity that makes wigs for cancer patients when she decides to cut it.
Smita Srivastava is a real-life Rapunzel who has proved that nothing is impossible with dedication and passion. She is an example of how one can achieve their dreams with hard work and perseverance. She is a role model and an influencer who has made India proud with her record-breaking hair.