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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Got this in my June box, not a fan of the texture- far to sticky! Did not smooth well through damp hair, had to wash my hands twice to get off excess. Left my curls crunchy and did not tighten or enhance the curl, just left it undefined and wavy. I will stick with either Ouidad or Aveda. Not a fan of the scent either.

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Not for me.

I was so excited to receive this item in my Birchbox for my naturally curly hair. The one positive thing I can say is that it does not leave curls crunchy. Aside from that, my hair was still frizzy and the gel didn't tame my curls in the least bit.

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Yuck

This product did nothing for my hair but make it ten times frizzier. The smell was off-putting as well. Next!

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Not a fan

I got this in my sample box and was sooo excited - I want jelly soft curls! My curls are frizzy and dry! First off I noticed the awful scent - it seriously smells like laundry detergent. Then after using it, I noticed it made my hair stiff like hair spray in some parts and even frizzier in others. I thought maybe it was because I put it in my wet hair so I tried it on dry hair - even worse. Definitely did not work for me.

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Hate to say it, but I hated this product!

I am normally a HUGE Miss Jessie's fan! Seriously obsessed with their products (particularly pillow soft curls). When I received this in my BB for June, I was giddy, excited to sample it and was sadly, extremely disappointed. It made my hair ridiculously frizzy and caused my split ends to get split ends!!!! This formula is simply not for my hair type. I didn't want to waste the gel, so I slicked my hair in a bun and used it to give my hair a tight look, that worked and gave it a natural look. I will definitely NOT purchase this product. SO disappointed.

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Did nothing for my frizz

Guess the Miss Jessie products are meant for people with other types of curly hair than I have. My hair is light brown, the strands are rather fine, and it tends to frizz. Both this sample and the last one that came in a previous box just didn't do anything for me. No definition of curl at all. Total dandelion head.

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Too Thick

I don't think my hair is curly enough for this product. I just have wavy hair that I usually crimp or diffuse with my blow dryer. This product was too much for my wavy hair. This would be good for someone with tight coils or thick curly hair.

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Not the product for me

While I love Miss Jessie's Pillow Soft Curls, this gel was not for me. It made my hair stiff, crunchy, and straw-like. I find the Pillow Soft Curls product to have plenty of hold without the gel feel, and this gel didn't give me the same curl "oomph" as the other product.

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Drying

My hair got super dried out using this gel. I tried it a couple different times. At first I thought maybe my conditioner wasn't very good, but I tried several different conditioner, one's that have always been great for my curls, and my curls were still brittle and frizzy.

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I wanted to like this product, as I'm always looking for new products for my curly hair, but I just could not. It left my curls feeling crunch, which it expressly said it would not do and was also very sticky. I will stick with my Cashmere Curls, which I absolutely love, that I also found through Birchbox :)

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