Nigeria Wigmaker Sets New Guinness World Record For Longest Handmade Wig

Nigerian lady, Helen Williams has set the Guinness World Record for longest handmade wig.

The Guinness World Record announced Williams as setting a new world record via its X handle on Tuesday. The wig stretches an incredible 351.28 metres (1,152 ft 5 in).

To make the wig, Williams spent 11 days and over N200,000 (£2,031; $2,493) making the wig.

According to the GWR, Helen has been working as a professional wigmaker for eight years, producing anywhere from 50 to 300 wigs per week.

“Helen Williams from Lagos, Nigeria has achieved a new record for the longest handmade wig which stretches an incredible 351.28 metres (1,152 ft 5 in),” GWR tweeted.

After constructing the underlay with wig-cap netting and black fabric attached to a bicycle helmet, she completed the hairpiece using 1,000 bundles of hair, 12 cans of hair spray, 35 tubes of hair glue, and 6,250 hair clips.

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