‘I Won’t Cut Them’: Lady With 30cm Nails Grown Over 30 Years Shares How She Cooks With Them
- A woman identified as Cordelia with 12-inch fingernails she had kept for over 30 years has vowed never to have them cut
- The 59-year-old American woman who became an internet sensation because of her nails says she was inspired by her mother to keep such nails
- Besides expressing herself through the length of her fingernails, Cordelia also uses them as a canvas for artwork.
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For 59-year-old Cordelia, the best way to express herself is through her nails, which are currently 12 inches long.
The Virginia resident in the United States became a TikTok sensation amid the pandemic when she shared a video of herself washing her nails, reports APost.
She started in 1989
Speaking about her nails in an interview shared by Hooked on The Look, Cordelia revealed that she was inspired to keep them from her mother who had long nails herself.
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Although it is 12 inches, the woman had, in the past, kept them at 16 inches. Besides the fame her fingernails have brought her, Cordelia uses them as a canvas for works of art. She started growing them in 1989.
What she loves most about nails
Many people have criticized her for the nails, with the woman occasionally receiving negative comments on social media, but she remains unperturbed.
Cordelia said the attention she actually gets from having super long nails is something she cherishes.
“I have to say the best thing about having super long nails is the attention.”
How she lives with the nails
While swearing never to cut them, the woman said she uses her joints when performing daily tasks.
Cordelia’s four fingers, except for her thumb, are tucked against her arm, making it easier to do tasks like washing dishes, cooking, and more.
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Not everyone likes their nails
Misluv Elizy said:
“I think they’re terrible, it’s way too stressful having nails that long, I mean how does she do her daily routine like cleaning, cooking and cleaning herself properly??? No but no thanks. ..”
Memberz Princess wrote:
“Are these her real nails with an acrylic or gel coat, or are the nails natural? Looks like she’s developing arthritis in her hands and her fingers look swollen, but with everything that, as long as she’s happy with her decision to grow her nails this long, that’s all that matters. Her nails are beautiful.”
Elizabeth Torres said:
“You manage your nails well, I didn’t think I would like it, but I do, it looks good on you. You also do a good job polishing them, I don’t see why people should say anything negative , and be happy. God bless you.
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Amber Rose said:
“His fingers got deformed from those nails. They look sore. I watched a few long nail stories. Every person’s fingers got deformed. I just don’t think that’s a good thing. idea. But she’s definitely a beautiful woman.”
The woman with the longest nails in the world finally cuts them
During this time, In brief News previously reported that the woman with the Guinness World Record for the longest fingernails finally had it cut for the first time in nearly 30 years.
Williams set the record in 2017 when her fingernails were nearly 19 feet and 10.9 inches long, requiring nearly two bottles of nail polish to complete a manicure.
“I’ve been growing my nails for a few decades now. I’m so, so ready for a new life. I know I’m going to miss them, but that’s about when – it’s time for them to to leave.
“With or without my nails, I’ll always be the queen. My nails don’t make me, I do my nails,” she said.
Source: News in Brief