Ayanna Williams of Houston broke the Guinness World Record for the world’s longest fingernails in
2017, when they measured nearly
19 feet long
. It took her more than two bottles of nail polish and
20 hours to do her manicure then
Before getting them cut over the weekend, she got one final measurement: 24 pie, 0.7 en. That manicure took three to four bottles of nail polish over the course of a few days.
Williams got the task done at a dermatology office in Fort Worth, Texas, where an electric rotary tool was used for her first nail cut since the early 1990s.
“With or without my nails, I will still be the queen,” Williams dijo, according to Guinness. “My nails don’t make me, I make my nails!”
Williams said she plans to only grow her nails about six inches
, de acuerdo a Ripley’s Believe It or Not!
, which will display her trimmed nails at its museum in Orlando
Until now, Williams was unable to do some activities, such as washing the dishes and putting sheets on a bed. She said her new goal is to encourage the next history-making nail enthusiast to go for a Guiness World Records title.
The record for the longest fingernails ever on a pair of female hands still belongs to Lee Redmond
, who started to grow them in
1979. They reached a length of
28 pies, but Redmond lost them in an automobile accident in
2009, according to Guinness World Records