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'I have the world's biggest afro'

15 September 2011 Last updated at 16:03 BST

The 2012 edition of the Guinness Book of Records has been published, after 56 years charting the world's fastest, longest, tallest, widest and every other conceivable type of record available.

But what is it like to be the record holder for the largest afro?

Aevin Dugas, who holds the record and Craig Glenday, the book's editor in chief, explained to Lucy Hockings how much effort goes into maintaining the style and how it gets a little too hot in the summer months.