34-year-old Alena Kravchenko from Ukraine is a mother of seven year old twins, Valeria and Miroslava. She is a happy mother to her children and a confident woman, but one will definitely grow curious to know that her confidence comes from her hair. The woman lets her hair grow to 6 feet long, something she's been doing since she was 5 and that makes her an individual that obviously stands out from others.
Yes, Alena Kravchenko is a real-life Rapunzel and she's been active on Instagram flaunting her fabulous golden locks of hair since last year. Her Instagram page, alenuwka_longhair now has 16.9k followers with many complimenting her gorgeous hair and how healthy it looks.
Alena Kravchenko, 34, looks bright and confident with her long locks of golden hair.
This mother of twins talks about her mother influenced her decisions.
"From childhood, my mother told me how long a braid adorns a woman, her words live in my heart and soul throughout life," says the Odessa-based mother who also calls it a manifestation of her soul.
"When people see the length of my hair, they can't hide their enthusiastic looks and emotions, it's very nice. Also, many come up and say how unusual and beautiful it is nowadays," she added.
She says that she commonly receives praises and everything, but there is one weird thing she's encountered.
"The most unusual comments are a request to sniff my hair," admits the woman.
She also addresses on how men react to her posts.
"A lot of men admire my hair, want to meet, travel, invite me to visit their country... often I don't answer messages so as not to give a man hope."
Alena spends an hour a week to wash her hair and use professional hair care products to maintain the luster and keep it frizz-free.
"I trim the ends twice a year, the last time I did it was in July, where I had 15cm cut off," Alena reveals.
She also added that while she trims it to keep it neat and healthy, she is not planning to get it cut short anytime soon. She loves it, although she does accidentally steps on it from time to time.
She also reveals her secret to her beautiful, long golden hairs!
"The main secret in long beautiful hair is a great desire to have such beauty. You cannot doubt it for a moment. How much you love and protect your hair (equals) how much it will be healthy and beautiful in return," said Alena.