A woman breaks a world record with her eyelashes which measure... 12 centimeters long

Author: Clark Tos
2022-09-12 16:21:02

You Jianxia is a 54-year-old woman of Chinese origin who has the longest eyelashes in the world because they are… 12 centimeters long!

You Jianxia is a 54-year-old Chinese woman who has an amazing particularity since she has the longest eyelashes in the world. Indeed, his eyelashes measure more than 12 centimeters long while generally, the eyelashes measure less than one centimeter.

At first glance, his eyelashes look like hair as it runs down the woman's face, until it reaches her lower lips.

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Over time, her eyelashes grow bigger and bigger and never stop growing, so they could be even longer in the next few years. In May 2021, his largest eyelash was 20.5 centimeters long.

“I first realized my eyelashes were growing in 2015. They continue to grow slowly, getting longer and longer. I consulted health professionals to find out why my eyelashes are longer than those of others. The doctor couldn't explain it and he thought it was really amazing.' , said You Jianxia.

She has eyelashes 12 centimeters long

Although You Jianxia has not received any medical explanation for her physical peculiarity, she suspects that the length of her eyelashes could be due to divine intervention. This thought first came to him when he returned from an 18-month retreat in nature.

“I kept wondering why I had such long eyelashes , she explained. Then I remembered that I had spent more than 480 days in the mountains, years ago. So I thought my eyelashes must be a gift from the Buddha. I also tried to find scientific reasons, like genes or whatever. However, none of my family members have long eyelashes like me, so it can't be explained. »

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Contrary to what one might think, her long eyelashes do not impact her daily life.

'Thanks to my naturally long eyelashes, I don't need to wear eyeshadow or eyeliner. My long natural lashes act like a long line of eyeliner. Because my lashes are natural, I find it easy to wash my face and go about my daily business. They fall and grow back. Sometimes they break if you pull them carelessly” , said You Jianxia.

The longest eyelashes in the world

Today, the Chinese has made this particularity a strength because she claims to want to be the champion of 'different beauties', such as women who have fingernails or hair the longest in the world. This unique beauty makes You Jianxia especially happy.

Photo credit: Guinness World Records

With this incredible feature, this woman holds the record for the longest eyelashes in the world. She officially obtained this title by the Guinness des records on June 28, 2016 and since then it has found no competition. Before her, this record was held by a man named Stuart Miller, whose eyelashes were 6.6 centimeters long.

Source : Marie-France