Miss Jessie's® Original Jelly Soft Curls

Miss Jessie’'s® is known as “"The Proven Expert in Curls”" for a reason, —and when it comes to managing our curly hair (which often seems to have a mind of its own), we could certainly use a dash of expertise. This cult favorite is specifically formulated to leave hair supersoft and crunch-free, while delivering enough hold and definition to keep frizz at bay on even the most humid summer days. Bonus: The gentle gel won’'t affect any chemical treatments.

Miss Jessie's® Original Jelly Soft Curls
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Not what I was expecting

I wanted nice, wavy beach hair. This gave me crunchy hair circa 1990's....no thanks! I think this would work better with naturally curly hair.

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Nothing special - would never purchase this product

Nothing special - would never purchase this product

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Horrible sticky

I have long thick curly black hair. Curly sue curls. Natural. This gel was goopy sticky and ineffective. I did not like this product at all. I washed and consigned my hair brushed my hair and parted in half to apply. I let it air dry and my hair became a frizzy mess. This product claims it controls frizz and you can apply and go!!! Not going to happen, also I wouldn't apply anything else to my hair afterwards bc my hair was so sticky after use

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not for wavy/kinky hair...
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I absolutely LOVED the Pillow Soft Curls products from Miss Jessie's for definition and I thought this would be just as great. It did absolutely NOTHING for my hair. It looked and felt the exact same as if I had used no product at all. It might be a different story for those with truly curly hair. As for me, I'm sticking with the Pillow Soft.

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Too crunchy
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This product was so not what I wanted. I was very crunchy and did not control the frizz. I am very disappointed. Wish I could send it back!!

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Not for me
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I have wavy/curly hair, not too thin or thick, and this did nothing for it. I generally only use a leave-in conditioner and let my hair air-dry, and unfortunately this product felt like it weighed down my curls.

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Not for me
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I read a lot of great reviews about Jelly Soft Curls, but I wanted to wash it out of my hair as soon as possible. I have large spiral curls that tend to get frizzy easily. I have never had much luck with gels, and always stick to mousse, but gave it a try because it came in my box. This product made my curls feel very sticky, and they were not well-formed, but more like a giant frizzy nest. I tried it again, thinking that maybe I used too much product, but got the same results. It's just not for me.

On the positive side, it did smell nice!

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This product smells like carpet shampoo
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The smell of this is so strong I could hardly wear it long enough to tell if it worked. I immediately felt like washing my hair because of the smell.

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High hopes for hold
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This had such great reviews, I had to get it. I hate crunchy curls and thought this could be a perfect solution to let my hair dry naturally!

But, I'm quite disappointed with its performance. It smells bad, is super sticky and did nothing to hold curl in my hair. Yes, my hair was soft, as advertised, but it was also a fluffy, shapeless and frizzy mess. I've tried varying amounts of the product and letting it air dry or blow drying it--the results are always the same. I would not recommend this if your curls are not already well-behaved without product.

Now I have this enormous tube that I have no plans to use!!

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Hoping for better
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I had high hopes for this product. Each time I used this product, it left my hair straighter (probably from applying it to "not wet" hair, as per instructions) and just as frizzy and unruly as without product. The product gave my medium-length, medium-tight curly hair no structure at all. Buyer's remorse.

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