A bad haircut at the age of six led her getting her name registered in the Guinness World Records
Nilanshi Patel won the Guinness World Record for the longest hair on a teenager as her hair currently measures 6 feet and 2.8 inches.
Earlier, Nilanshi, 17, from India's Gujarat who is often called as real-life Rapunzel, had set a record on November 21, 2018, with 170.5-centimeter long hair.
A bad haircut at the age of six led her getting her name registered in the Guinness World Records, reports NDTV.
"Longest hair on a teenager record holder Nilanshi Patel from India was recently remeasured - her lengthy locks now reach 190 cm," wrote Guinness World Records in an Instagram post sharing two pics of the teen with her floor-length hair on display.
When asked about the secret behind her long hair, she said applying a homemade hair oil that her mother prepares with some secret ingredients.
"I love my hair, I never want to get my hair chopped. It was my mom's dream to get my name in Guinness book of the world record," she added.
"I am happy that I made the Guinness Book of World Records. There is a new world in my life. The entire world has started knowing me," she said.
On being asked about her hair care regime, Nilanshi said that she washes her hair once in a week and it takes about half an hour for her hair to dry and about an hour to comb the locks.
Speaking about her career goals, Nilanshi, who is a student of Class 12, said that she wants to become a software engineer and is currently preparing for the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) mains.
She said her hair care regime is not a distraction from studying. "I never felt distraction because whenever mummy takes care of my hair I have books in my hand. This is happening since my childhood so I am habitual to it," Nilanshi said.
Nilanshi Patel dreams of setting many more world records, including the one for longest hair on an adult, in the future.