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14 September 2017 | General News

Guinness World Records 2018: Long fingernails, long eyelashes and big, big hair

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Guinness World Records 2018: Long fingernails, long eyelashes and big, big hair

When it comes to long fingernails, Ayanna Williams has nailed the world record.

Williams, of Houston, Texas, has fingernails with a combined total length of 18 feet, 10.9 inches, making her the current Guinness World Record holder in that category.

The previous record holder, Chris “The Dutchess” Walton, had nails that were 19 feet, 9 inches long, but she was scratched from the record book after she cut them, according to a Guinness spokeswoman.

Williams is officially fingered as the new fingernail champ in the 2018 edition of Guinness World Records, which was released today.

She’s not the only one who made the record books handily. Some of the weirder records appear below.

Longest Fingernails (Current)
Kevin Scott Ramos/Guinness World Records
Ayanna Williams of Houston has fingernails with a combined total length of 18 feet, 10.9 inches.

  • Longest Eyelash

    Jonathan Browning/Guinness World Records

  • You Jianxia of Changzhou, Jiangsu, China has eyelashes measuring 4.88 inches long.

  • Tallest High Top Fade

    Ryan Schude/Guinness World Records

    Benny Harlem of Los Angeles has a high top fade measuring 52 inches above his head.

  • Oldest Bodybuilder

    Ryan Schude/Guinness World Records

    Jim Arrington was officially declared the World’s Oldest Bodybuilder in 2013 when he competed in a professional competition in Venice Beach, California, at the age of 83 years, six days.

  • Cat With Longest Tail

    Kevin Scott Ramos/Guinness World Records

    Cygnus, a Maine Coon in Ferndale, Michigan, has a tail measuring 17.58 inches.

  • Andre Ortolf

    Paul Michael Hughes/Guinness World Records

    Andre Ortolf owns a wide variety of world records in the 2018 edition of Guinness World Records, including most Marmite eaten in one minute: 252 grams.

  • Largest Crazy Coupe

    Richard Bradbury/Guinness World Records

    Brits Geof Bitmead (pictured) and John Bitmead built the world’s largest Cozy Coupe: 8 feet, 10.2 inches.

  • Most Jenga Blocks Removed By Whip

    Kevin Scott Ramos/Guinness World Records

    April Choi holds the record for most Jenga blocks removed by whip in one minute: 4. She achieved the record in Peoria, Illinois on Sept. 27, 2016.

  • Rubiks Cube Wizard

    Guinness World Records

    Feliks Zemdegs holds numerous world records for the Rubik’s Cube. The student from Melbourne, Australia can solve the cube in just 4.73 seconds.

  • World’s Heaviest Bicycle

    Ranald Mackechnie/Guinness World Records

    Jeff Peeters of Belgium built the heaviest rideable bicycle in 2015. It weighs 1895 pounds, 15.6 ounces.

  • Most Balloons Blown Up In An Hour

    Kevin Scott Ramos/Guinness World Records

    Hunter Ewen holds the record for most balloons blown up in an hour: 910.

  • Tallest Cat

    Kevin Scott Ramos/Guinness World Records

    Arcturus Aldebaran Powers of Ann Arbor, Michigan, is the tallest living domestic cat: 19.05 inches.

  • Largest Collection Of Teddy Bears

    Kevin Scott Ramos/Guinness World Records

    Jackie Miley of Hill City, South Dakota has more than 8,026 teddy bears.

  • Prosthetic Tattoo Arm

    Olivier Ramonteu/Guinness World Records

    Tattoo artist JC Sheitan owns the world’s first prosthetic tattoo gun arm. It was made by JL Gonzal of Lyon, France.

  • Largest Covered Wagon

    Kevin Scott Ramos/Guinness World Records

    The world’s largest covered wagon measures 40 feet long, 12 feet wide, and 25 feet tall. David Bentley handbuilt the wagon out of Illinois oak and steel in 2001. The wagon now sits near Route 66 in Lincoln, Illinois.

  • Largest Collection Of Batman Memorabilia

    Kevin Scott Ramos/Guinness World Records

    Brad Ladner of Roswell, Georgia, has the world’s largest collection of Batman memorabilia: 8,226 different items as of April, 2015.

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