It turns out Rapunzel is real! Meet the German woman with 1.78m-long hair

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Stefanie Classen has grown her hair to 1 length of 1.78m. (Image via @loreleys_hairdream on Instagram)
Stefanie Classen has grown her hair to 1 length of 1.78m. (Image via @loreleys_hairdream on Instagram)

A 1.72m-tall security guard from Germany, Stefanie Classen, has not seen a hairdresser in 15 years. As a result, she now has 'Rapunzel' locks that are two inches longer than she is. 

Her amazing 1.78m mane, which she measures from root to tip, has become a hit on Instagram, earning its own account @loreleys_hairdream

READ MORE: Woman who's never cut her 1.5m hair insists her Rapunzel-length locks make her irresistible to men

Stefanie likens herself to Rapunzel which is, in fact, a German fairytale about a princess with endless locks. The photos taken by her boyfriend Ralph Kopitz, have attracted over 2000 followers. 

The real-life Rapunzel says she hopes by 2022 her lustrous tresses will have reached two metres long.

Compiled by Ayanda Mgcina

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