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.

Miss Jessie's® Original Jelly Soft Curls
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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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eh
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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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Not for me
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I found this product left my hair frizzy it did not hold my curls very well. I need something with a bit more hold to keep my hair from frizzing.

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Eh
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I wanted to like this because I'm always seeking new curl products, but I just could not. Made my curls crunchy, which it expressly said it wouldn't. Also very sticky. I'll stick with my wonderful cashmere curls product that I also found through Birchbox :)

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Gah...no thank you
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I have a combination of curly / wavy hair and have been desperate for years to find a product that could tame and maintain my situation. Naturally, I was excited to receive this product in the mail however I NEVER USED IT. Why, given my desperation? THE SMELL...honestly even if the product made my hair 3X thicker, longer, more luxurious I wouldn't put it near my head.

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LOVE IT
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My hair is curly, coarse and wild. This gel smoothed the curl but didn't eliminate it. It also didn't give me crispy hair, which is often what happens with the strength of gel I need to use. Def buying this gel!!

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