Miss Jessie's® Original Pillow Soft Curls

We're kicking the outdated, crunchy curl look to the curb.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.

Miss Jessie's® Original Pillow Soft Curls
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I have light brown curly hair and I've been struggling to find a product that gives me smooth, defined curls minus the stringiness of many products. The smell is a bit strong at first, but after my hair fully dries I enjoy the light baby powder/fabric softener scent left behind. This product works great as well to spruce up hair to go out at the end of the day. I don't know how, but this product also manages to help my hair dry faster than usual when using a diffuser. Highly recommended!

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A nice, lightweight hold without crunch or grease
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This product did a nice job of holding my curls, and not letting frizz win the battle. Lovely soft lotion that isn't sticky and doesn't leave my hair crunch. I could do without the fabric softener smell, but everything else is a plus with this produce.

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Interesting product
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I really want to like this product, but I think it isn't well suited to my hair type. If my hair were slightly dryer this would be perfect for it. It truly smells like fabric softner, and a little went a long way on my hair, it did calm my frizz.

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Effective Curl Management Product
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Wow! Miss Jessie's Pillow Soft Curls works!

I have thick, waist-length, tight naturally curly hair. I am 38 years old and have been "battling" my curls my entire life. If I start calculating all of the money I have spent trying to manage my hair with salon/store bought/as-seen-on-tv products, it will only make me cry.

After moving to Philadelphia a few years ago, I started wearing my hair in either a bun or pontytail every single day because my hair was becoming uncontrollable in this climate. I have seriously considered cutting my hair much shorter many, many times....but then I remember the "Christmas tree bob" hairdos from the 1980's and I don't go through with it.

I used both of the Pillow Soft Curls sample packets (good call on sending two - it allowed me to test it out several times). Immediately after combing Pillow Soft through my hair, my hair went from "straw" to "silk." I did not get too excited, because every now and then I try something that seems to work the first time, but does not have the staying power. I was also nervous that my hair would be "crunchy" once it dried.

I went to bed with my freshly washed, Pillow Soft treated hair still wet and tied up in a top knot. The next morning, I let my hair fall down. Right away - ahhhhhhhhhhh - the fresh smell. My curls were still damp, but I could tell they were relaxed and more orderly than usual. As I went along with my morning routine, I let my hair air dry (I never use a blow dryer). Sometimes, this is the "kiss of death" for some products for whatever reason. After an hour went by, I stopped by the bathroom mirror and was happy to see that my hair looked tame and shiny - no crazy flyaways, no frazzles...and no crunchies! To my surprise, I didn't have to do any additional spritzing or fussing. I simply pinned back the sides to keep it out of my face while caring for my son during the day.

Like most curly haired folks, I wash my hair every 2-3 days (as recommended by my stylist). The next hurdle was to see if Pillow Soft had staying power...without becoming flaky. On day 2, I lightly dampened my hands with water and gently scrunched my hair. The fresh smell of Pillow Soft returned and my curls remained fantastically soft and in order throughout the day. I was shocked. On Day 3, I washed and conditioned my hair and applied Pillow Soft Curls again. And it worked. Again! Wow - if it worked this well with my current shampoo and conditioner - I wonder how well it will work with the other Miss Jessie products?!

The main reason I joined Birchbox was that I was frustrated with spending so much money just to try (yet another) product...only to discover that it did not meet my needs. I was so thrilled with the performance of Miss Jessie's Pillow Soft Curls sample that I just purchased the full size product.

5
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Effective Curl Management Product
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Wow! Miss Jessie's Pillow Soft Curls works!

I have thick, waist-length, tight naturally curly hair. I am 38 years old and have been "battling" my curls my entire life. If I start calculating all of the money I have spent trying to manage my hair with salon/store bought/as-seen-on-tv products, it will only make me cry.

After moving to Philadelphia a few years ago, I started wearing my hair in either a bun or pontytail every single day because my hair was becoming uncontrollable in this climate. I have seriously considered cutting my hair much shorter many, many times....but then I remember the "Christmas tree bob" hairdos from the 1980's and I don't go through with it.

I used both of the Pillow Soft Curls sample packets (good call on sending two - it allowed me to test it out several times). Immediately after combing Pillow Soft through my hair, my hair went from "straw" to "silk." I did not get too excited, because every now and then I try something that seems to work the first time, but does not have the staying power. I was also nervous that my hair would be "crunchy" once it dried.

I went to bed with my freshly washed, Pillow Soft treated hair still wet and tied up in a top knot. The next morning, I let my hair fall down. Right away - ahhhhhhhhhhh - the fresh smell. My curls were still damp, but I could tell they were relaxed and more orderly than usual. As I went along with my morning routine, I let my hair air dry (I never use a blow dryer). Sometimes, this is the "kiss of death" for some products for whatever reason. After an hour went by, I stopped by the bathroom mirror and was happy to see that my hair looked tame and shiny - no crazy flyaways, no frazzles...and no crunchies! To my surprise, I didn't have to do any additional spritzing or fussing. I simply pinned back the sides to keep it out of my face while caring for my son during the day.

Like most curly haired folks, I wash my hair every 2-3 days (as recommended by my stylist). The next hurdle was to see if Pillow Soft had staying power...without becoming flaky. On day 2, I lightly dampened my hands with water and gently scrunched my hair. The fresh smell of Pillow Soft returned and my curls remained fantastically soft and in order throughout the day. I was shocked. On Day 3, I washed and conditioned my hair and applied Pillow Soft Curls again. And it worked. Again! Wow - if it worked this well with my current shampoo and conditioner - I wonder how well it will work with the other Miss Jessie products?!

The main reason I joined Birchbox was that I was frustrated with spending so much money just to try (yet another) product...only to discover that it did not meet my needs. I was so thrilled with the performance of Miss Jessie's Pillow Soft Curls sample that I just purchased the full size product.

5
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Product works, smells bad
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This product works just as well as my everyday go-to (Shea Moisture Organic Curl Enhancing Smoothie), but the ingredients aren't all natural and the smell isn't pretty. To be honest, the smell is kind of medicinal/clinical.

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Not for me
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Despite what the product claims, it made my hair totally crunchy. Also, it disturbingly smelled just like my mother's fabric softener. Yuck!

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Not a big hit
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I don't normally put much in my hair. The smell was nice though.

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Not for my waves.
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I have wavy to loose spiral curls and this product was too heavy/oily for my hair. But my neice has very tight spiral curls and she is always brushing her hair (which I advised her to stop), and after I applied this to her curls, they looked amazing. I suggest this product is best for those with a lot of tight curls.

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Disappointed
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When I saw this was in the Birchbox this month I was very excited! I have naturally curly hair and most of the time I straighten it. So the idea of finding a hair product that I like and that makes it so I can wear my hair naturally made me super excited. But I was very disappointed. :-( It didn't do anything different than all the other products I have tried and it actually left my hair frizzy. I probably won't use the product again. Plus, the smell was like fabric softener and it was too strong.

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