Tessica Brown has been in a media firestorm after spraying Gorilla Glue in her hair. Fortunately, the Louisiana native went by means of a particular process in Beverly Hills, California to free her hair from the adhesive and she or he is recovering.
In keeping with Entertainment Tonight, Brown’s supervisor, Gina Rodriguez, defined all the Gorilla Glue was faraway from her hair and, “She is at the moment resting and therapeutic from the ordeal. As you may think about, Tessica’s scalp is extraordinarily delicate proper now and can want a while to recuperate.”
In keeping 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 few month in the past, when Brown says she used the robust adhesive to safe her wig after she ran out of her normal hair glue. She took to TikTok to share her dilemma, hoping that social media customers may need recommendation or concepts on easy 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 stated she went to the emergency room to hunt therapy however left the hospital after the medical employees advised her she would want to remain for 20 hours for correct therapy and commentary. She claims the nurse who was treating her gave her acetone and saline water to duplicate the therapy at dwelling.
Brown later posted a video of one other lady, a TikTok consumer named Juanita Brown, making use of the liquids to her head. It’s not clear if the house therapy 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 reviews she’s employed an legal professional and is weighing her authorized choices towards Gorilla Glue.
Gorilla Glue issued an official assertion through Twitter on Monday (Feb. 8), studying partially: “We’re very sorry to listen to concerning 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 therapy 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 really supporting her via this. After I watched the video the second time it was laborious to snort 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 not too long ago 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 staff, that may dissolve the long-bonded adhesive. Nevertheless, the solvent does include highly effective chemical substances to interrupt by means of 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 actual fact have the ability to retain her hair. Nevertheless, whether or not she chooses to maintain her hair after the process, is her resolution. “The process is not going to take away her hair,” Dr. Obeng stated. “Nevertheless, the robust solvents could injury the well being of the hair.” Due to that, he says Brown could need to defend her hair with wigs and different types.
In keeping with Dr. Obeng, Brown ought to expertise a full and speedy restoration.
(Screenshot of video by Tessica Brown through TikTok & video by TMZ)