After the “incredibly strong” glue sold in Bunnings permanently pinned her hair, drastic medical intervention finally freed a US woman

A TikTok user garnered millions of views after admitting that she used an industrial-strength adhesive because she ran out of hairspray

Tessica Brown, the American who went viral after smearing Gorilla Glue on her hair to style it, finally got the incredibly sticky stuff out after the operation

Footage released by TMZ shows Ms. Brown in tears, running her fingers through her hair for the first time in more than a month after the four-hour procedure

“How does it feel to feel your hair this way again?” One hears a voice asking

Ms. Brown got into a sticky situation after smearing the glue on her scalp after running out of hairspray She said she thought it was just going to wash out

After her story spread around the world, Ms. Brown flew to LA to meet Dr Michael Obeng, who carried out the procedure free of charge Image: Rachpoot / MEGA Source: Mega

She ended up posting the saga online, saying she was desperate for a solution after trying olive oil, tea tree oil, and other concoctions – until a doctor came to the rescue

The operation was performed by Beverly Hills plastic surgeon Michael Obeng, who offered to be 16Perform 000 dollar procedures for free

“At first I thought it was a joke, but my office said,” Hey, can you remove gorilla glue from someone’s scalp? “he said to TMZ. I said, ‘Of course’

“I looked up the link … and we figured out how to break it down,” he said

Ms. Brown went viral earlier this month after discovering her hair was stuck in place after using Gorilla Glue Image: TikTokSource: TikTok TikTok

In a series of videos and Instagram posts, Ms. Brown from Louisiana, USA documented several unsuccessful attempts to wash the industrial-grade adhesive from her hair at home and seek hospital treatment

“It’s not my choice,” Ms. Brown said in a TikTok video last week that was viewed more than 20 million times of her stripped-down “forever ponytail”

“When I style my hair, do I want to finish it off with a little Got2B spray just to keep it in place? Well, I ran out of Got2B spray so I used this, ”she explained, holding up a can of gorilla glue

Ms. Brown said she “washed my hair 15 times and it doesn’t move” and it was a “bad, bad, bad idea”

Since going viral, Ms. Brown has documented multiple attempts to wash the glue off her hair – using home remedies like coconut and tea tree oil

Ms. Brown had previously gone to the emergency room to try to remove the adhesive Image: InstagramSource: Instagram

Ms. Brown’s plight has gained sympathy with a growing number of followers who have invested in what has happened, with dermatologists and even celebrities weighing on her situation

Gorilla Glue has since posted a statement on Twitter saying they are “very sorry to hear about the unfortunate incident that Miss Brown witnessed”

However, the company did not offer to assist the woman in removing the product, referring to the “unique situation as this product is not specified for use in or on hair”

“Our spray adhesive reads on the warning label:” Do not swallow Do not get in eyes, on skin or on clothing “”

This story first appeared in the New York Post and was republished with permission

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