On February 3, 2021, Tessica Brown posted a TikTok video explaining how her hair ended up caught in a slicked-back, braided ponytail. After working out of her Got2B Glued Blasting Freeze Spray, she grabbed Gorilla Glue spray as a substitute, hoping that it could give her the lasting maintain she desired. Unfortunately, that maintain lasted for nearly a month earlier than she got here to the social-media platform to share the expertise and warn towards ever utilizing the superglue as a styling product.
The video went viral, and Brown turned generally known as “Gorilla Glue Girl.” Folks stayed tuned for updates on the state of her frozen-in-time ponytail. About per week later, on February 11, Brown underwent surgical procedure and a few excellent news was delivered: The glue was lastly out. It was comforting for a lot of to see and listen to that she might lastly run her arms via her hair.
And now, 4 months later, she’s refusing to let that unlucky state of affairs be the one factor she’s recognized for. Instead, she’s utilizing it as a possibility to start out her personal hair-care model referred to as Forever Hair. It formally launched on June 16 with two merchandise: Growth Stimulating Oil ($18) and Forever Hold hairspray ($14).
Rather than beginning with a shampoo or perhaps a moisturizing leave-in, Brown opted for a styling choice and a scalp product that she felt would finest match her personal hair wants in the mean time. After her expertise with the superglue, she wanted a moisturizing oil that may assist promote wholesome hair and scalp and swears the Growth Stimulating Oil is the one.
At night time, she massages a number of drops of the oil onto her scalp and loves the tingling sensation it gives. It’s infused with a number of completely different oils, like that of avocado, black cumin seed, and safflower. It additionally has a mix of important oils like lavender and rosemary, the latter of which has been in comparison with minoxidil for hair loss in some medical trials.
Brown is obsessed along with her ponytails (it is a go-to type for her), so she needed a hairspray that gave her the endurance she desires with out harm. “With the spritz, I was able to get [my hair] all up and blow-dry it to make it stay in a ponytail,” she says. The maintain is powerful, nevertheless it’s not Gorilla Glue sturdy, she explains, so this would possibly not make your type final previous a wash.