Tessica Brown has been in a media firestorm after spraying Gorilla Glue in her hair. Fortunately, the Louisiana native went by a particular process in Beverly Hills, California to free her hair from the adhesive and he or she is recovering.
In line with Entertainment Tonight, Brown’s supervisor, Gina Rodriguez, defined all the Gorilla Glue was faraway from her hair and, “She is at present resting and therapeutic from the ordeal. As you’ll be able to think about, Tessica’s scalp is extraordinarily delicate proper now and can want a while to recuperate.”
In line with TMZ, the process was carried out by plastic surgeon Dr. Michael Obeng and took 4 hours to finish. He did the process freed from cost.
See a clip of the process beneath:
The harrowing ordeal began a couple of month in the past, when Brown says she used the sturdy adhesive to safe her wig after she ran out of her regular hair glue. She took to TikTok to share her dilemma, hoping that social media customers may need recommendation or concepts on methods to take away the glue. Gorilla Glue even tweeted some recommendation after Brown’s story went viral:
On Saturday (Feb. 6), Brown posted a photograph of herself from a hospital mattress. In an interview with Kiss 92.5, she mentioned she went to the emergency room to hunt remedy however left the hospital after the medical workers informed her she would want to remain for 20 hours for correct remedy and commentary. She claims the nurse who was treating her gave her acetone and saline water to copy the remedy at residence.
Brown later posted a video of one other girl, a TikTok person named Juanita Brown, making use of the liquids to her head. It’s not clear if the house remedy labored.
Brown’s hair was reportedly rock stable for nearly a month after utilizing Gorilla Glue Spray as a substitute of regular hair spray. TMZ experiences she’s employed an lawyer and is weighing her authorized choices in opposition to Gorilla Glue.
Gorilla Glue issued an official assertion through Twitter on Monday (Feb. 8), studying partly: “We’re very sorry to listen to in regards to the unlucky incident that Miss Brown skilled utilizing our Spray Adhesive on her hair. We’re glad to see in her latest video that Miss Brown has acquired medical remedy from her native medical facility and want her the perfect.”
Tessica Brown additionally began a GoFundMe account, elevating over $20,000 in simply two days.
On Feb. 6, Chance the Rapper shared well wishes on Twitter, “I’m glad mfs truly supporting her through this. After I watched the video the second time it was onerous to snicker trigger I may inform shorty genuinely didn’t know she had put one of many worlds strongest adhesives in her shit. I hope she recovers nicely.”
Brown just lately mentioned she regrets sharing the viral video.
Dr. Obeng spoke with BET.com about his plans to take away the heavy-duty sealant. He defined that to take away the glue, he’ll use a specifically made solvent created by him and his workforce, that may dissolve the long-bonded adhesive. Nonetheless, the solvent does include highly effective chemical compounds to interrupt by the seemingly indestructible adherent, which is why there may even be heapings of conditioner and “sterile water on standby.”
And far to everybody’s shock, he maintains that Brown will in reality be capable to retain her hair. Nonetheless, whether or not she chooses to maintain her hair after the process, is her choice. “The process is not going to take away her hair,” Dr. Obeng mentioned. “Nonetheless, the sturdy solvents might harm the well being of the hair.” Due to that, he says Brown might need to shield her hair with wigs and different types.
In line with Dr. Obeng, Brown ought to expertise a full and speedy restoration.
(Screenshot of video by Tessica Brown through TikTok & video by TMZ)