The Whites defender looked to have scored his first Premier League goal when superbly heading home a pinpoint Tyler Roberts cross in the eighth minute of last month's clash at Craven Cottage.
Ayling raced to the touchline to celebrate and whipped out his long flowing locks before pretending to play an air guitar to mark the landmark strike.
However, the note ultimately proved flat as Ayling and Roberts had failed to strike a chord with VAR who adjudged that Roberts had been marginally offside and the goal was disallowed.
Ayling had released his long flowing mane for nothing but felt sure that showing off his impressive barnet would at least net him some sort of hair products sponsorship deal.
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Even that, though, was not on the offing as a disappointed Ayling looked through his Instagram DMs or lack of them in the aftermath of victory at Fulham.
Speaking on the Official Leeds United Podcast, Ayling was asked if Head & Shoulders or L'Oreal had been in touch over a deal and said: "In the Champ you don't expect it.
"But then when we got up and I whipped out the hair against Fulham a couple of weeks ago.
"'I thought here we go, I'll go on Instagram after this and I'll have a few messages and a few people fighting for me.
"Nothing. If we could get something going that would be quite nice."
Asked if he felt VAR had therefore robbed him twice, Ayling quipped: "Yeah. I think it's cost me.
"It's a liberty, get rid of it. It's cost me my hair."
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Thank you Laura Collins