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 she or he is recovering.
In accordance with Entertainment Tonight, Brown’s supervisor, Gina Rodriguez, defined the entire Gorilla Glue was faraway from her hair and, “She is at present resting and therapeutic from the ordeal. As you possibly can think about, Tessica’s scalp is extraordinarily delicate proper now and can want a while to get well.”
In accordance 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 robust adhesive to safe her wig after she ran out of her standard hair glue. She took to TikTok to share her dilemma, hoping that social media customers might need recommendation or concepts on the best way 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 stated she went to the emergency room to hunt remedy however left the hospital after the medical workers instructed 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 consumer 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 strong for nearly a month after utilizing Gorilla Glue Spray as a substitute of regular hair spray. TMZ stories she’s employed an lawyer and is weighing her authorized choices towards Gorilla Glue.
Gorilla Glue issued an official assertion by way of 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 obtained medical remedy from her native medical facility and want her the very best.”
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 exhausting to chortle 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 properly.”
Brown just lately stated 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 comprise highly effective chemical compounds to interrupt by the seemingly indestructible adherent, which is why there can even be heapings of conditioner and “sterile water on standby.”
And far to everybody’s shock, he maintains that Brown will actually be capable of retain her hair. Nonetheless, whether or not she chooses to maintain her hair after the process, is her resolution. “The process won’t take away her hair,” Dr. Obeng stated. “Nonetheless, the robust solvents could injury the well being of the hair.” Due to that, he says Brown could need to shield her hair with wigs and different types.
In accordance with Dr. Obeng, Brown ought to expertise a full and speedy restoration.
(Screenshot of video by Tessica Brown by way of TikTok & video by TMZ)