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If you’re searching for a more heavy-duty curl cream, check out Miss Jessie’s® Original Curly Meringue, which is specifically designed for ethnic hair.

Miss Jessie's® Original

Birchbox Breakdown

It’s a cardinal curly hair rule: work with your strands, not against them. Miss Jessie’s® makes that easy with this weightless styling cream, which enhances hair’s natural bounce and shape without any heaviness. Whether your hair is naturally kinky, curly, or wavy, the moisturizing formula does away with frizz and dryness. And since it’s packed full of moisturizing botanicals, it doubles as a rescue treatment for fried and over-processed hair.

How it Works

This light-as-air cream gets to work immediately, sealing in hydration and adding shine, while also softening and strengthening each strand. The secret to the formula is its winning combo of plant extracts, including grape seed, lavender, and chestnut. You can thank an infusion of ginger flower and lime for the fresh, sweet scent.

How to Use

Apply a tablespoon or so of the cream to damp hair, section by section. Don’t rinse out. Air dry your hair, or use a blow dryer with a diffuser for extra volume. Marvel at the amazing results.

Water, Paraffinum Liquidum, VP/DMAPA Acrylates Copolymer, Polyquaternium-37, Cyclopentasiloxane, Grape seed extract, Nettle Extract, Alfalfa Extract, Betula Alba Leaf Extract, Lavender Extract, Borago Officinalis Extract, Fennel Fruit Extract, Ginger Root Extract, Lamium Album Flower Extract, Chestnut Extract, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Sunflower Seed Extract, Matricaria Flower extract, Linseed Extract, Rosa Gallica Flower Extract, Silybum Marianum Extract, Viola Tricolor Extract, Punica Granatum Extract, Honeysuckle Flower Extract, Bergamot Fruit Extract, Apricot Kernel Extract, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein, PG-Propyl, Silanetriol Fragrance, Polyquaterniums-11, Propylene Glycol Dicaprylate Dicaprate, Cyclohexasiloxane, PPG-5 Ceteth-20, Cetyl alcohol, Stearyl Alcohol, Ceteareth-10, Propylene Glycol, Hydroxyethyl Cellulose, Disodium EDTA, PPG-1 Trideceth-6, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, DMDM Hydantoin, Iodopropynyl Butylcarbamate, Yellow 10 (CI 47005), Green 5 (CI 61570).

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Gross
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This product left my hair greasy and not curly. I guess if someone has very curly hair it may work for them, but if you usually use scrunching gel to get your hair into a curly situation, this is definitely not the product for you.

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OBSESSED
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This is amazing! It kept my hair frizz free and didn't add extra weight or that gunky feeling. I'm in love.

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nice protection
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I usually am not fond of this brand, so when I received this sample in my birchbox my heart fell. But boy was I wrong. This curl creme was smelled clean and was really lightweight and kept the curls together.

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Awesome product
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I absolutely adore this product! Gave my hair nice body and curls without feeling weighed down. Doesn't leave your hair greasy at all! Can't wait to purchase the full size!

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not for me
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This product does not have much hold. Itmight be good for girls with wavy or loose curls, but for those want want some boost to tighter curls, i'd say give it a pass. my hair felt somewhat heavy after i applied this produc.

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Weird Smell but Works Great

IT has a weird smell - king of like chemicals and weird hand soap. However, the product is fantastic! It absorbs quickly into my hair and provides a ton of moisture that keeps my hair from breaking. Overall, really like the product. The only con is the smell.

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LOVE
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I absolutely loved this product! It smells really good, kind of citrus-y. I have shoulder-length wavy hair and this product actually made my hair curl, soft bouncy curls, not crunchy. You don't need a lot of product either! I'm planning on purchasing as soon as I use all of my sample.

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Outstanding!
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Got the sample of this in one of my boxes and loved it! I wish the sample was bigger. I have thick, dry, wavy churlish hair and I used this after I towel dried my hair and voila! Soft curls and no frizz and it was long lasting throughout the day. Definitely will purchase.

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Good frizz fighter
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At first the smell was a little strange but after a few days it really grew on me. Can be crunchy if you use too much product but I thought this did a nice job with my frizzy, mildly curly hair. Kept the frizz in check and kept the curls fairly curly.

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Love this
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I love this brand! I love this product and plan on buying it when my other bottle of Miss Jessie's runs out. Thank you for sending!

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