Ayanna Williams – who held the Guinness World Records title for longest fingernails on a pair of hands (female) has finaly cut her nails. The former record holder won the title in 2017 with her nails at the time measuring 18 ft 10.9 in and requiring two bottles of nail polish to complete a manicure, according to Guinness.
Before cutting her nails Guinness, she broke her 2017 record and required three or four bottles of polish, although the outlet didn’t reveal her latest measurement. Wiliams went to Dr. Alison Readinger of Trinity Vista Dermatology in Forth Worth,Texas to have her nails sawed off with “electric rotary tool.”
” I have mixed emotions about my babies going,” She said about her nails, revealing she’s been growing th e mym for “about 28 [orl 29 years.”
Williams continued, “I’m so, so ready for a new life. I know l’m going to miss them, but it’s just about that time – it’s time for them to 90. I’m just about tired of them so it’s time for them to go.
“With or without my nails, I will still be the Queen. My nails don’t make me,I make my nails!” she stated.
She also revealed her decision to cut her nails stemmed from difficulty doing daily tasks. “With my movements, I have to be very, very careful. So usually in my mind, l’m already preparing for the next step that I have to do to make sure that l don’t hurt myself with my nails – or break them,” Williams revealed. “I’m excited about cutting my nails because l’m looking forward to new beginnings.
At the end of her proceedure, she told the doctor, “I Love it” and remarked that her knuckles felt instantly relieved.
Wiliams’ nails will be preserved at the Ripley’s Believe lt or Not! Museum in Orlando, Florida.
“It’s gonna be awesome,” She told Guinness. “It’s going to be Like a wax of myself even though it’s just my nails.I can’t wait to see that, for real. I’m going to miss them”.
Williams’ record, although impressive, still didn’t break the record for longest on a pair of hands ever in history. Lee Redmond’s nails grew to 28 ft 4.5 in until she broke them in a car accident in 2009, according to the Los Angeles Times.