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The Gorilla Glue Lady's New Hair Care Line Is an Inspiration

Tessica Brown's success points to the upside of making terrible decisions.

Back in February, Tessica Brown become an overnight celebrity when she shared a video on TikTok explaining the lead-up and the aftermath of her decision to put industrial adhesive in her hair.

Having run out of her usual firm-hold hairspray, Brown used a bottle of spray-on Gorilla Glue to hold her hair in place — ignoring the various safety warnings that should have made it clear what a bad idea that was. Weeks after the fact, she had still been unable to remove the glue, which had transformed her hair into a sort of thin laminated helmet permanently attached to her scalp.

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