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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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Didn't work for me

This was not for me. I thought it might work with my wavy hair and lighten it! It didn't work for my hair. I don't know why!! So sad!

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Great for curly hair
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I have a hard time finding something to tame my really curly hair. This worked great! It left my curls soft and manageable without frizz. A small amount went a long way. I highly recommend it.

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Great product!
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One of my favorite products I have found for curly hair. This stuff works great, and helps cut down the frizz!

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Nothing too exciting
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I have very thick, coarse, slightly wavy, mostly straight hair that can be difficult to tame. It's often compared to the texture of dry curly hair, so I found this product promising. It smells a bit like laundry detergent (Gain, maybe?). It does make my hair softer, but doesn't necessarily tame the frizz or smooth my hair the way I hoped.

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Curl Cream
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Absolutely LOVED this product! It left my waves moistened and must less frizzy. Can't wait to have the full size to use all the time!

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Nice for curls, No help for frizz
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I love this smell of this product and the fullness of the curls I get from using it; however living in a very humid area it does nothing for my frizz. By the end of the day I look like a frizz ball.

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Great Curls
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Lightweight wavey curls achieved! My hair was wavey and full of body without being stiff or appearing wet. Smelled great too!

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Worked pretty good
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My hair is extremely hard to tame and frizzy. This not only tamed my curls and flattened them down it made them non frizzy and i didn't need to use a ton of it to get it to work for me.

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Quick Curls
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this product is great if you want something that can hold curls all day. the product also smells great, i would highly recommend.

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Meh
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This didn't do very much for me, I followed the directions and it made my hair look sort of greasy, but didn't do anything to add curls or body.

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