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A market disruptive hair technology that serves women who enjoy working out while maintaining a salon quality hairstyle.
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Our invention is the Hair Cooling and Dehumidification Apparatus.  We call it the Tight and Right Fitness Cap. In short, it was designed to keep women’s hair free from sweat and vapor while working out. This is particularly important to women who work out and desire a carefree solution to maintain a salon quality style. Our technology exists as a two-part system: The Fitness Cap which is the wearable portion and the cooling delivery unit which connects to the Fitness Cap. Once connected to the Fitness Cap, the device delivers air at a high velocity through a network of ducts built into our Fitness Caps. The cap is also embedded with an adsorptive material that readily attracts vapor and made with absorptive material that attracts moisture before it gets into the wearer's hair.

Tight and Right’s revolutionary system is a breakthrough in hair and fitness technology and is the only patented system in the world that makes it possible for women to work out without compromising their hairstyle.  

Along with manufacturing our home delivery system unit, 

Home Delivery System - Resembles small functional ottoman - equipped with retractable hose for flexible use up to 20 ft and wheels for ease of relocation.
Home Delivery System - Resembles small functional ottoman - equipped with retractable hose for flexible use up to 20 ft and wheels for ease of relocation.

Tight & Right Hair Revolution (TRHR) Inc. is working to obtain license agreements with fitness equipment manufacturers so that our technology can be built into stationary fitness equipment and be available in gyms everywhere. Once that’s in place, women can bring the Fitness Cap with them to the gym and plug right into fitness equipment at the fitness center.

Mock-up of Cooling Delivery System Built into Treadmill
Mock-up of Cooling Delivery System Built into Treadmill
Our Mobile System is intended to be used while working out on the go.  The mobile air delivery systems last from 30 to 45 minutes depending on setting used.  Longer lasting batteries will be available for purchase separately.  It comes complete with a wearable air delivery system (the backpack) Rechargeable Lithium Ion Battery and charger as well as a Unique Fitness Cap (non interchangeable with our other systems).
Our Mobile System is intended to be used while working out on the go. The mobile air delivery systems last from 30 to 45 minutes depending on setting used. Longer lasting batteries will be available for purchase separately. It comes complete with a wearable air delivery system (the backpack) Rechargeable Lithium Ion Battery and charger as well as a Unique Fitness Cap (non interchangeable with our other systems).

My wife is not the only one who struggles with this issue.  Women everywhere are constantly vexed by the trials that come with managing their hair. That's why, in addition to the Tight & Right Fitness Cap, we have also designed the Tight & Right Pineapple Fitness Cap, The Tight & Right Shower Cap, The Tight & Right Sleep Cap and assorted designs to connect with the needs of various women.  We want to reduce the needless waste of time, money, and effort when it comes to hair and fitness – there are a myriad of other issues that need their attention. 

The benefits that others can experience with our product strengthen our resolve to see this technology available for all. 

- Gives women the ability to work out without having to sacrifice hair style – straight, weaves, braids, curly etc…

- Keeps hair feeling and smelling fresh 

- Lightweight, Durable & Easy to use

- Makes you feel cool and refreshed

- Can be used in the privacy of your home

- Saves money and time

- Low maintenance requirements and costs


*  This device is not intended to cure or treat any medical condition. 


SIDE BY SIDE WORKOUT WITH AND WITHOUT THE FITNESS CAP - uncut

TRHR is in the process of developing a free interactive app to add to the overall experience offered to our customers.  The app will be available in the Android and Apple markets.  Once license agreements are obtained, the app will also show you the gyms nearby that have TRHR technology available with their equipment.  The app will be a stepping stone for interactive Bluetooth Technology Integration.   

Available through the trhREV Fitness app:

  • Exclusive Offers
  • Coupons
  • Fitness Tracking
  • Exercise Videos
  • Recipe Faves
  • Tips
  • Customer Service
  • Pre-Order Opportunities
  • Product Updates
  • Content
  • A Support Community
  • All you need and more to help you succeed on your fitness journey 

We're about empowering women!

I invented the Tight and Right Fitness Cap to help my wife with maintaining her hair styles longer without having her life interrupted. I presented her with the idea I had and we began researching on how to make the Fitness Cap most effective and to whom it would benefit.  

Initially, we thought, those who have the same issue; of which we concluded, yes  removing obstacles that contribute to the tediousness of style preservation.  Many who we interviewed while researching said they wanted to get their “money’s worth” for their salon style without interrupting reaching their health goals.  The more that we researched and spoke about it, the more our target market expanded as different individuals said, “Don’t leave us out!”    

Over the past 3 years we have formed our business (2016), completed our business plan (2016) filed for and received a Nonprovisional Utility Patent (2016-2019), developed several iterations of Prototypes (2016-2019), Designed research and secured researcher for independent product research (2018), and - our most recent victory – had our International Patent allowed (2018-2019).  We have also raised over 40k in investments to date (2017-2019).

 Prototypes for the cap and delivery system developed

1. First drawings of the Fitness cap with materials  2. Drawing of network of inner duct work  3. First Prototype design of the Fitness Cap (original)  4. Second Prototype of the Fitness Cap (Original) with system
1. First drawings of the Fitness cap with materials 2. Drawing of network of inner duct work 3. First Prototype design of the Fitness Cap (original) 4. Second Prototype of the Fitness Cap (Original) with system
1. Home delivery system drawings  2. Prototype 1 casing  3. Prototype 1 - Preparing to implement new structural design  4. Wiring electrical components  5. Framing unit and installing major components  6. Verifying installation and Testing components  7. Installed an exhaust fan with a greater cfm to increase the runtime of unit and added finishes  8. Installed a radiator to increase the cooling of the system 9. Added a retractable hose for ease of use and added foam to increase sound attenuation  10. Final Testing and Finishes  11.  Completed Prototype 1 with paint job.  12. Prototype 2 - external casing updates
1. Home delivery system drawings 2. Prototype 1 casing 3. Prototype 1 - Preparing to implement new structural design 4. Wiring electrical components 5. Framing unit and installing major components 6. Verifying installation and Testing components 7. Installed an exhaust fan with a greater cfm to increase the runtime of unit and added finishes 8. Installed a radiator to increase the cooling of the system 9. Added a retractable hose for ease of use and added foam to increase sound attenuation 10. Final Testing and Finishes 11. Completed Prototype 1 with paint job. 12. Prototype 2 - external casing updates

 Larry Sumerville II is the lead inventor of the Fitness Cap as well as the co-founder of Tight & Right Hair Revolution Inc (TRHR). He has been inventing from adolescence – even calling the U.S. patent office to inquire about the process at the age of 8. He’s so excited to see one of his inventions with a domestic and international patent. He looks forward to the success of this project and the possibilities for the ones to come.  

Core Team:

Larry Sumerville II Co-founder, CEO & Inventor – Industrial Engineer graduate from Morgan State University.  10+ as an engineer.

Tumajah Sumerville Co-founder, COO, CCO & Contributing Inventor – B.S. in Biology, research experience from Johns Hopkins, Naval Research Lab & Kennedy Krieger, M.Ed. in C & I, Printing and Design Company business owner

Phillip Niles CTO – B.S. in Civil engineering, M.S. Engineering Management, & 10+ years as an engineer

Kim Harden – Secretary – Business Owner

Larry Sumerville Sr. - Sales Manager 45+ years experience.

Elaine Sumerville - Lead Subject Matter Expert – S.M.E. – 45+ years hair industry, 15+ state board certified, National educator for Paul Mitchell System

Tonya Fortune - S.M.E. 35+ years experience

Nicole Niles - S.M.E. Natural Hair care specialist, Textured hair care, educator for Influance, 20+ years experience

Shamika Niles - Social Media and Content Manager

Brian Boyd - Design Consultant & Carpenter

Jabari Jackson - Data Analytics Manager

Consultant – Mark Newson

Board Member – Dr. James Haynes

Special thanks to our Extended Team/ Volunteers: Laurestine Ashe, John Ashe, Octavia Smith, Shereen Dawkins, investors, and many more family, friends and supporters.

Collaboration Session
Collaboration Session

We can’t thank you enough for checking out our project and helping us make the Fitness Cap a reality. 

We know not everyone will be able to support us with a pledge, so even if you can’t give $5 or purchase the Fitness Cap, you can help us spread the word by sharing our campaign on Twitter, Facebook, Linked In, Instagram and anywhere else you can think of! 

We take the time to give extra thanks for those who have been on the journey with us from the beginning and supported us with time, energy, money, words of encouragement and many prayers.
 



Branded Sweat Wicking Fitness Shirt to help keep your body sweat free while you're on your health journey
Branded Sweat Wicking Fitness Shirt to help keep your body sweat free while you're on your health journey
The Fitness Cap (Original) - as seen throughout demonstrations
The Fitness Cap (Original) - as seen throughout demonstrations
The Shower Cap - for shower and bathtub use only - to keep hair from humidity that causes frizz and reverting while in shower/tub.  Made of waterproof material - not meant to be submerged.  The shower cap has a 360 degree turn radius attachment giving you the flexibility to move around freely.
The Shower Cap - for shower and bathtub use only - to keep hair from humidity that causes frizz and reverting while in shower/tub. Made of waterproof material - not meant to be submerged. The shower cap has a 360 degree turn radius attachment giving you the flexibility to move around freely.
The Pineapple Fitness Cap is ideal for high ponytails and came be used in the same fashion as the Fitness Cap (Original)
The Pineapple Fitness Cap is ideal for high ponytails and came be used in the same fashion as the Fitness Cap (Original)
The mobile system - Rechargeable Lithium Ion Battery Operated Hair Cooling and Dehumidification System with Unique Fitness Cap.  Allows the flexibility of working out on the go without sweating out your hair.
The mobile system - Rechargeable Lithium Ion Battery Operated Hair Cooling and Dehumidification System with Unique Fitness Cap. Allows the flexibility of working out on the go without sweating out your hair.

The Home Delivery Unit - can be used with Fitness Cap (Original), Pineapple Cap & Shower Cap and is equipped with retractable hose for flexible use up to 20 ft and wheels for ease of relocation. Intended for Home use.
The Home Delivery Unit - can be used with Fitness Cap (Original), Pineapple Cap & Shower Cap and is equipped with retractable hose for flexible use up to 20 ft and wheels for ease of relocation. Intended for Home use.

 *The prototype may look slightly different than the final manufactured product.  

Tight and Right Hair Revolution stands by its product.  If a manufacturing issue is identified within 30 days of receiving our product, we will repair or replace it at no cost to you.  In the event that a repair can not be made, a full refund will be issued.  Shipping related damages will be addressed by the carrier.  Shipping/Freight charges are not refundable. 

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Risks and challenges

There are always certain risks that can arise at any moment during a project like this. That being said, we’re confident in our ability to produce, and have taken all the necessary measures. We have a highly qualified team of engineers, scientists, subject matter experts, as well as a team of legal experts; we have looked to partner with manufacturing and fulfillment companies around the world. With your support, we can finalize schematic updates for the delivery system and finalize designs of the wearable caps for the production ready prototype. We will also fulfill pre-orders of the Fitness Cap and System as well as begin mass production of our patented system.

Don’t worry, we’re completely prepared to bring Tight & Right Fitness Cap to your home as well as local fitness facilities, and we have the manpower to make it happen! If anything comes up along the way, you’ll be the first to know.

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Environmental commitments

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Long-lasting design

We are engineering our home cooling system to use durable materials with quality assurance in mind. We also include usage and maintenance instructions with our product to ensure its proper handling. We additionally have a modular design, fit for easy repair and upgrades.

Reusability and recyclability

We will offer warranties to the customers on their products and encourage them to send products back to us where spare parts can be used to repair other systems.

Sustainable materials

We will aim to minimize the distance between our material suppliers and manufacturing facilities as much as possible to reduce emissions.

Environmentally friendly factories

We aim to partner with companies who treat their employees fairly and provide good working environments for them.

Sustainable fulfillment and distribution

We will optimize the load in each delivery vehicle by shipping as many items together as possible at the lowest emissions rate.

Where possible, we will also choose a shipping provider that offers a pick-up service.

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    Five Dollar High Five!

    High Five to you for helping us to empower women, fight obesity, supporting us and assisting in bringing our dream into fruition! We also will give you special thanks verbally on one of our videos and on the website. Thank you in advance!

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    Invite - Exclusive Product Launch Party

    In addition a name mention in a video and on the website, we will send you an invitation to our exclusive Product Launch Party! We want to celebrate with you, our supporters, who helped us empower women to live life on their terms, fight obesity, and reach our goals.

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    75 Dollar Sweat 'Wicking' Fitness Shirt

    In addition to the name mention in video and on the website, please enjoy a Tight and Right Branded Sweat 'Wicking' Long Sleeved Fitness Shirt to use as you are on your fitness journey. We thank you for your support at this level and also extend an invitation to celebrate with us at our Product Launch Party in Summer 2020. We are celebrating taking a united front to empower women, making women's lives easier, fighting obesity, and assisting us in reaching our goals. Thank you in advance! *We offer a local pick-up option (Baltimore, MD).

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    Fitness Cap (Original) - A la carte

    The Fitness Cap (Original) - The Fitness Cap (Original) alone - can be used with Home Delivery System or with the anticipated license agreement allowing fitness equipment in Fitness Facilities (*We do not have a date set for this). The Fitness Cap (Original) is designed with a brim and can be used with a wrapped hairstyle or a low ponytail. This cap can be used as an additional hat - if you purchase the home delivery system (which comes with a cap of your choice) - this may be a great addition to that or for an extra user. The Fitness Cap comes complete with user instructions and vapor control inserts. Additionally, we want to celebrate with you, our supporters, who helped us empower women to live life on their terms, fight obesity, and achieve our goals. We will send you an invitation to our exclusive Product Launch Party! Moreover, a name mention in a video and on the website. Thank you in advance! *We offer a local pick-up option (Baltimore, MD).

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    The Shower Cap - A la carte

    The Tight & Right Shower Cap - The Shower Cap alone - suggested used is with the Home Delivery System. The Shower is designed without a brim and can be used while taking a shower or bath. It is not intended for submersion in water but to create a less humid environment for the area surrounding the head to reduce/eliminate frizz and sweat caused by heat and steam. The Shower Cap comes complete with user instructions and vapor control inserts. Additionally, we want to celebrate with you, our supporters, who helped us empower women to live life on their terms, fight obesity, and achieve our goals. We will send you an invitation to our exclusive Product Launch Party! Moreover, a name mention in a video and on the website. Thank you in advance! *We offer a local pick-up option (Baltimore, MD).

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    Mobile System & Unique Fitness Cap

    The Tight & Right Mobile System & Cap - Comes with a Fitness Cap unique to the mobile system and is especially designed for those working out on the go. The mobile fitness cap cannot be used in conjunction with other systems (home delivery and/or fitness equipment in gyms) - complete with user instructions and vapor control inserts. Additionally, we want to celebrate with you, our supporters, who helped us empower women to live life on their terms, fight obesity, and achieve our dream. We will send you an invitation to our exclusive Product Launch Party! Moreover, a name mention in a video and on the website. Thank you in advance!

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    Home Delivery System w/ Cap w/ Shipping

    The Tight & Right Home Delivery System Unit & Cap - Intended for home use with Fitness Equipment, Fitness Training Programs, Shower/Bath, around the home chores etc... Comes with your choice of Fitness Cap (Original), Pineapple Fitness Cap or Shower Cap, complete with user instructions and vapor control inserts. Additionally, we want to celebrate with you, our supporters, who helped us empower women to live life on their terms, fight obesity, and achieve our goals. We will send you an invitation to our exclusive Product Launch Party! Moreover, a name mention in a video and on the website and our branded Tight & Right Long Sleeved Sweat 'Wicking' Fitness Shirt. Thank you in advance! Our product is backed by our customer satisfaction guarantee. See details in campaign Rewards section,

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    Home Delivery System w/ Cap

    The Tight & Right Home Delivery System Unit & Cap - Intended for home use with Fitness Equipment, Fitness Training Programs, Shower/Bath, around the home chores etc... Comes with your choice of Fitness Cap (Original), Pineapple Fitness Cap or Shower Cap, complete with user instructions and vapor control inserts. Additionally, we want to celebrate with you, our supporters, who helped us empower women to live life on their terms, fight obesity, and achieve our dream. We will send you an invitation to our exclusive Product Launch Party! Moreover, a name mention in a video and on the website. Thank you in advance! *We offer a local pick-up option (Baltimore, MD).

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