Screenshot via Tessica Brown TikTok

Tessica Brown took to TikTok to show followers a sleek hairstyle using Gorilla Glue Spray, which glued Brown’s hair in a slicked-back style for a month, landing her a visit to the emergency room. 

“My hair, it don’t move. You hear what I’m telling you? It don’t move,” Brown said in the Tik Tok video. 

Brown said she usually opts for Got2b Glued hairspray but it ran out. The next thing she reached for was an industrial-strength glue which is not suggested for use on skin or clothing. 

Brown sought help on social media asking for at-home remedies. 

The Gorilla Glue Company learned of her mistake and reached out to her via Twitter

“Hi there, we are sorry to learn about your experience! We do not recommend using our products in hair as they are considered permanent,” Gorilla Glue said. “You can try soaking the affected area in warm, soapy water or applying rubbing alcohol to the area.”

Nothing could fix Brown’s hair though, and she checked into St. Bernard Parish Hospital in Louisiana Feb. 5. She posted several photos of herself and a healthcare worker using cotton swabs and saline wipes on her head. 

Brown later said the treatment burned her head and was so painful she was unable to continue. The healthcare worker told her the complete treatment would take around 20 hours if she stayed. 

Instead, she went home and attempted the treatment again with her sister. 

Gorilla Glue then issued a statement about the incident on Twitter which said, “We are very glad to see in her recent video that Miss Brown has received medical treatment…” 

Written ByAshley Grams

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