The World’s Longest Hair: The Secret To Grow The World’s Longest Hair

African Celebs
2 min readApr 4, 2019


TBT: The Secret To Grow The World’s Longest Hair. Meet the Women of the Red Yao Tribe from the ancient Chinese village of Huangluo.

Huangluo village is popularly known as village of Rapunzels or Long Hair Village.

According to reports, Yao women are allowed to cut their hair once in a lifetime and that is just before they get married.

It is also believed that the first Yao women see any sign of white or grey hair is when they turn 80+.

The secret of the black and long hairs of Red Yao women’s hair is using their local rice water or fermented rice water to wash their hair.

The perfect way to use rice water to grow hair is to rinse your hair with it after a wash.

Next time you wash your rice don’t throw away the that dull white liquid you might think about using that rice water to wash your hair!

Rice water is known to have many benefits. According researchers, rice water contains vitamins B, C, and E which is aids hair growth. Also the presence of amino acids in rice water helps in the restoration of hair, thus aiding faster and healthy growth of your hair.

Most women Huangluo village have hair all the way to their feet, as long as 7 ft’ long in The longest hair in the village is seven feet long.

Check out other women with longest hair in the world, some have even made it to the Guinness World Record

Rice water has many benefits for the hair such as strengthening and adding a very natural shine to your hair

Olive oil is also very good and a healthy hair growth oil. It is very popular and has several benefits which include: hair growth, prevention of dandruff and preventing breakages. (Some our team members have tried the rice water wash as well as Olive oil Does work for us. Our hair though looks and feels very healthy and long is NOWHERE near the waist left alone the knee now feet 😃😃. Let’s look at the bright side, is better to have shoulder level hair that is healthy.

Other highly praised hair products includes:

  • Shea butter (we love using the one from Ghana)
  • Mizani 25 Miracle Milk
  • Olive oil products
  • Aveda Be Curly
  • Coconut oil
  • Lush Sunny Day
  • Mahogany Naturals
  • T444Z
  • Blue magic Coconut oil
  • Cantu products
  • Juiced ginger or ginger root oil….

Originally published at on April 4, 2019.



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