37-year-old Aevin Dugas a social staff from the National city of Napoleonville in Louisiana has entered the Guinness World record with her Afro-hair, measuring 132 cm. According to Guiness Book of Records, she has the greatest normal afro hair.
Proud of her record-breaking afro, Aevin Dugas says her hair is inspiring legions of women to ditch chemical straighteners and ‘go natural’. The 37-year-old, whose hair entered the Guinness Book of Records at 4ft 4ins around, says everyone from toddlers to grandmothers are following in her footsteps.
Aevin said: ‘At one time I strived to get hair that was bone straight and now all I want is it big and poofy’.Aevin Dugas boasts the world’s biggest afro – measuring an incredible four-and-a-half foot around the middle Aevin struggles to see out from underneath her extravagant hairdo if she does not style it up properly years in the making, Aevin says that she loves her bouncy hair
She believes her voluminous hair may have grown even bigger, but she cannot reveal its size until Guinness take an official measurement.
‘When my hair is stretched out to its complete length and pressed, it goes down to my butt. But I don’t wear it like that because it looks weird.’ The newly single care worker is proud of her unique style but usually ties her hair back when going on first dates, only revealing her secret later. ‘I did tell one guy and he was shocked and he Googled me and was like ‘oh, wow’. ‘But then when I saw him again – he was wearing an afro too.’