A Louisiana lady who sprayed her personal hair with Gorilla Glue has hacked off her ponytail in a determined try to alleviate her struggling after spending 22 hours within the ER the place docs burned her head with acetone in a failed bid to dissolve the adhesive that has been caught in her locks for over a month.
Tessica Brown, 40, from Violet, made one more try to finish her sticky state of affairs by enlisting a hairstylist to hack off her prolonged ponytail on Tuesday – earlier than revealing that she goes to fly to Los Angeles to go to a plastic surgeon who says he can lastly dissolve the glue as soon as and for all.
In a newly-released video, Tessica is seen sitting with her head in her fingers whereas a hairdresser applies Goof Off superglue remover to her locks within the hopes of softening her rock-hard hair sufficient to chop by it with scissors.
Drastic measures: A girl who sprayed her hair with Gorilla Glue has had her ponytail chopped off in one other failed try to take away the adhesive
Upset: Tessica Brown, 40, from Louisiana is seen sitting with her head in her fingers as her hairdresser makes use of ‘Goof Off’ glue remover to melt her locks, earlier than chopping off her hair
The outcomes: The hairdresser panned the digicam to point out the ponytail earlier than and after it was lower off, revealing that it made little distinction to the inflexible hair on Tessica’s head
‘We’ve been utilizing acetone every single day making an attempt to melt it up,’ Tessica’s hairstylist explains initially of the clip, whereas making use of the Goof Off.
‘It sort of appears like it could have softened up a bit, however we will use this [Goof Off]. We have some on right here already however I’m going so as to add just a little extra after which we’re simply going to chop this complete ponytail off and attempt to let it breathe just a little bit.’
Using a big pair of orange-handled kitchen scissors, the hairdresser begins hacking off the ponytail close to the bottom, getting as near Tessica’s head as attainable and leaving her with only a quick tuft poking out of the again of her head.
But whereas her try to chop off the thick ponytail was profitable, the hairstylist admits that the transfer made no distinction to the rock-hard hair masking Tessica’s head – which she set in place with glue after operating out of hairspray greater than a month in the past.
‘So that is sort of what it seems to be like now,’ the hairdresser explains whereas displaying off the quick tuft behind Tessica’s head. ‘I used to be in a position to get the ponytail off, nevertheless it’s nonetheless not opening it up as you all can see.
‘It’s nonetheless sort of hardened so we’re not letting the air in an excessive amount of, however there’s just a little opening proper there. So she may get just a little little bit of air out of there however not a lot as a result of it is nonetheless fairly exhausting.’
In an Instagram replace shared after her failed journey to the hairstylist, Tessica revealed that she is going to now journey to Los Angeles with a view to meet with a Beverly Hills plastic surgeon who claims that he can take away the glue from her head as soon as and for all.
Making the chop: Tessica’s hairdresser defined within the video that they’ve been making use of acetone to her scalp every single day to attempt to loosen up the glue
Heading off: Tessica revealed on Instagram on Tuesday that she goes to fly to Los Angeles to go to plastic surgeon Dr. Michael Obeng, who claims he can take away the glue for her
Helping hand: She began a GoFundMe web page this week, which has raised a staggering $15,000
‘I will likely be leaving tomorrow to go see a surgeon,’ she wrote, whereas thanking her new legion of followers for his or her concern.
Dr. Michael Obeng reached out to Tessica to supply his help, claiming that he can take away the adhesive with medical-grade glue dissolver, though he believes the method may take as much as three days.
According to TMZ, the process would ordinarily price a staggering $12,500, though Dr. Obeng has instructed Tessica he’ll do it without cost.
‘I’ll replace you guys the second I’ve information,’ Tessica concluded her publish. ‘Again thanks a lot.’
Since Tessica first shared her story on TikTok final week, she has racked up lots of of hundreds of followers throughout her social media accounts; she now has greater than 780,000 followers on the video-sharing app, whereas her Instagram has greater than 696,000.
Her Instagram account has even been verified with a blue test, one thing that’s normally solely given to celebrities and public figures.
She has additionally up to date her bio to incorporate an e-mail tackle for her new supervisor – suggesting that she might have already been despatched partnership alternatives by manufacturers desperate to capitalize on the viral curiosity surrounding her sticky saga.
Tessica has already managed to translate the drama into chilly exhausting money after organising a GoFundMe account that had topped $15,000 in donations as of Tuesday night – having solely been reside for a matter of hours.
Struggle: Tessica is known to have spent 22 hours within the ER on Sunday as healthcare staff tried to take away the glue with acetone – which solely burned her scalp
Ouch! The Louisiana native additionally shared a video of a pal making an attempt at-home cures to take away the glue from her head to no avail
She has not but shared particulars of what she plans to make use of the money for, nevertheless a few of it could go in direction of the payments from her 22-hour journey to the ER throughout which docs tried all method of remedies in an try to take away the glue from her hair.
Sources instructed TMZ on Monday that healthcare professionals utilized acetone to Tessica’s scalp, nevertheless this reportedly solely burned her scalp and made the glue sticky once more earlier than it dried up – leaving her with the identical inflexible ‘do she began with.
Tessica, who has been caught with the identical hairdo for a month, was reportedly suggested to maintain making an attempt the acetone at house, and on Sunday, she shared a photograph of her sterile water and nail polish remover wipes.
‘This is actually about to be a protracted course of,’ she wrote.
Gorilla Glue advised she attempt utilizing rubbing alcohol to take away the glue, and Tessica beforehand posted footage of her pal trying the at-home resolution to no avail.
TMZ reported that Tessica has employed an lawyer and searching into her authorized choices in opposition to Gorilla Glue as a result of she thinks the spray adhesive’s label is deceptive.
The entrance of the Gorilla Glue adhesive spray bottle says it bonds material, paper, wooden, steel, and extra. While the label states it is a watch and pores and skin irritant, it does not particularly point out hair.
Hard to deal with: Tessica was reportedly suggested to maintain making an attempt the acetone at house. On Sunday, she shared a photograph of her sterile water and nail polish remover wipes
Response: Gorilla Glue launched an announcement in regards to the state of affairs on social media Monday after it was reported that Tessica is contemplating suing the company
The publication said that Tessica thought it was okay to make use of the Gorilla Glue on her hair as a result of the bottle stated ‘multi-use’ – even though it additionally warned that the adhesive is everlasting.
Gorilla Glue launched an announcement in regards to the state of affairs on social media Monday.
‘We are conscious of the state of affairs and we’re very sorry to listen to in regards to the unlucky incident that Miss Brown skilled utilizing our Spray Adhesive on her hair,’ the model wrote.
‘This is a novel state of affairs as a result of this product s not indicated to be used in or on hair as it’s thought of everlasting. Our spray adhesive states within the warning label “do not swallow. Do not get in eyes, on skin or on clothing.”‘
The company added: ‘We are glad to see in her current video that Miss Brown has acquired medical remedy from her native medical facility and need her one of the best.’
Say what? Tessica, who is named @im_d_ollady on TikTok, surprised social media customers when she revealed she set her hair with Gorilla Glue spray — and now it will not transfer
Yikes: She defined in her viral TikTok video that she ran out of her Göt2b Glued Spray and used Gorilla Glue as an alternative
Throwback: Tessica used to put on her hair in braids earlier than switching up her look
Tessica, who is named @im_d_ollady on TikTok, went viral final week when she opened up about her magnificence conundrum on the platform.
‘Hey, y’all. For these of you that know me know that my hair has been like this for a couple of month now. It’s not by alternative. No, it’s not by alternative,’ she stated initially of the clip.
Tessica’s lengthy locks are parted to the facet and slicked again into a protracted braid. Not one hair is misplaced, however she defined there’s an unlucky purpose for that.
‘When I do my hair, I like to complete it off with just a little Göt2b Glued Spray, you already know, simply to maintain it in place. Well, I didn’t have any extra Göt2b Glued Spray, so I used this: Gorilla Glue spray. Bad, unhealthy, unhealthy thought.’
She then patted her head to point out how the glue spray has turned her hair right into a stiff, immovable helmet.
‘Y’all look, it do not transfer. You hear what I’m telling you? It. Don’t. Move. I’ve washed my hair 15 instances and it do not transfer,’ she insisted. ‘Stiff the place? My hair.’
Stuck this fashion: Tessica stated she had washed her hair 15 instances to no avail and hasn’t been in a position to transfer it in a month
‘Nothing occurs’: In a follow-up video, Tessica lathered her hair with shampoo to point out the way it does not do something to take away the glue spray
Try it: Gorilla Glue really commented on Tessica’s video, advising she spray a mixture of alcohol and water on her hair to attempt to take away it, nevertheless it did not work
Tessica ended her video with some phrases of recommendation: ‘If you ever, ever run out of Göt2b Glued Spray, don’t ever use this. Unless you need your hair to be like that perpetually.’
In a follow-up video, Tessica lathered her hair with shampoo to point out the way it does not do something to take away the glue spray.
‘Look, you wipe it off and nothing occurs. Like that is the life that I’m residing at this level,’ she stated, beginning to get emotional.
Gorilla Glue really commented on Tessica’s video, advising she spray a mixture of alcohol and water on her hair to attempt to take away it.
The model famous that her hair ‘may very well be broken,’ explaining: ‘It’s going to take a while to return off since it has been there for a month.’