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For best results, lather up with Miss Jessie’s® Original Super Slip Sudsy Shampoo beforehand.

Miss Jessie's® Original

Birchbox Breakdown

We're kicking the outdated, crunchy curl look to the curb. This lightweight styling lotion gives definition to stubborn curls. The creamy formula delivers fluffy, touchable curls and larger than life volume, without weighing down your hair's natural bounce. It’'s made with a healing blend of avocado, coconut, sweet almond, and olive to repair dry, damaged locks. Plus, the fresh scent is sublimely subtle enough for everyday wear.

How to Use

After shampooing, apply a generous amount of product to damp strands, working from your roots to ends. Style as usual.

Water (Aqua), Emulsifying Wax NF, Glycerin, Amodimethicone, Behentrimonium Chloride, Methyl Gluceth-20, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Blue 1 (CI 42090), Fragrance (Parfum), Limonene, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Oil, Safflower (Carthamus Tinctorius) Oil, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Alpha Isomethyl Ionone, Citric Acid, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Silk Amino Acids, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein/PVP Crosspolymer, Linalool, Hexyl Cinnamal, Amyl Cinnamal, Citronellol, Benzyl Salicylate, Hydroxyisohexyl 3-Cyclohexene Carboxaldehyde, Benzyl Alcohol, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate, Hydroxycitronellal, Urtica Dioica (Nettle) Extract, Equisetum Arvense Leaf Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Althaea Officinalis Root Extract, Agave Americana Leaf Extract

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Not a fan...
Purchased

Miss Jessie's makes awesome curly hair products, but this one is going back. Unlike the jelly soft curls (which I will delightfully continue to use) the pillow soft did nothing for my hair. Not only did it not give definition to my curls, it made my hair flat and limp (and I didn't use too much - tried it twice). Sure, there was no frizz, but it also zapped all the natural curl and body. For reference, my hair is medium thick, textured (almost coarse) and, naturally dries somewhere between big waves and ringlets, depending on its mood and the weather.

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Finally! A product for my wacky waves!

After receiving a sample of Miss Jessie's Quick Curls in one of my Birchboxes, I decided to purchase my first full size product: Miss Jessie's Original Pillow Soft Curls. I actually ordered this product because it was the cheapest of their line of curling products. I mean, let's face it, I have never paid more than $10.00 for a hair product since I am never happy with them. But don't let the lower price fool you...this stuff is amazing and I like it better than my original Birchbox sample! This stuff gives my waves an actual curl, which looks amazing and rewards me with compliments from tons of people. It also tames the frizz without that crunchy, wet look that you get from most gels. The smell isn't too bad either. I am so happy to have finally found a product that does exactly what I want for my naturally curly hair! I can't wait to buy other products from Miss Jessie's!

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PRAISE THE LORD

If i could give this product 20000000 stars, i would. this is god of all gods for curly hair products. i have never had a product that makes my hair feel so soft and have let my fingers run through my hair but AT THE SAME TIME keep my curls in tact. i am in love. good thing its not human!!!
I have VERY curly thick hair so its really hard to find a product that doesnt feel heavy or sticky. THIS.IS.MAGIC

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My new favorite
Purchased

I received the Miss Jessie's Multicultural Curls in my June box, and really loved it. However, I felt that MC wasn't exactly what wavy, fine hair needed, so I decided to give this stuff a try. Wow, good move! It smells like fresh laundry (which is amazing), dries quickly, isn't too heavy or sticky, and gives me wonderfully curly/wavy hair without frizz. I pair it with a bit of texturizing spray and the Curly Hair Solutions Curl Keeper for frizz-free, soft curls/waves. Perfect for summertime!

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Perfect
Sampled

This is perfect for my daughter's ringlet curls & I'm so glad Birchbox sent me a sample. I swear by it now. It leaves her curls well-defined and not sticky. The smell is amazing and she always gets compliments on her curls and the fresh smell! Can't say enough about this product. Love it!

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Really NOT Good
Purchased

Fresh scent means smelling like laundry detergent, which may be fine for others but I really wasn't a fan. I was warned from other reviews and maybe could have put up with the smell if the product did what I wanted it to. I couldn't tell from the description on the website but when I got the bottle it was obvious that this is NOT for me. If you have defined tighter curls that you want to stay tight, do NOT use this. My curls became looser and did not look good.

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Love this!
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Miss Jessie's makes my hair soft and keeps my curl and smells great. It keeps my hair from being frizzy. It is manageable with Miss Jessie's LOVE IT!

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Fave of the Miss Jessie products
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I've tried several Miss Jessie products for curls and I like this one the best. The lotion formula is really nice and makes curls soft and bouncy and not crunchy and weighed down. The scent is also great.

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Great results - strong smell, however.

Great product! This cream did an uncommonly good job of controlling my frizz and defining my curls. It left my hair feeling soft and light - not at all crunchy or weighed down. My only criticism is that the fragrance in this cream can be a little overpowering - the scent is reminiscent of fabric softener. I think that might be a major drawback for folks who are sensitive to strong fragrances.

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The smell is horrible and overpowering
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I read a ton of reviews on this product and decided I wanted to try it because it has rave reviews. I have only used the one time and honestly don't even know how well it worked because I couldn't get over how strong the smell was even the next morning it was so overpowering. I probably will never use product again and it was a waste of money in my opinion.

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