Miss Jessie's® Original Super Sweetback Treatment

Sure, styling gels and creams can mask dry and frizzy hair, but for a real fix, we have to go to the root of the problem. This heavy-duty deep conditioning treatment nourishes hair for curls that are soft, bouncy, and easy to manage. This sweet-scented treatment takes 30 minutes to work its magic, so grab a mag, sit back, relax, and get your much-needed fix of celebrity gossip.

Miss Jessie's® Original Super Sweetback Treatment
3.7 out of 5 stars, based on 1,712 Reviews 1,712 Reviews
3.7 out of 5 stars
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I must preface this review by saying, I am not a woman of color. I have read the reviews here and on numerous other sites and it seems like this product is geared more towards "ethnic" hair (for lack of a better description. I have extremely thick hair that is very wavy, with the under layers curly. It is about 4 inches past my shoulders, if I cut it above my shoulders it gets VERY curly, and if I am anywhere near humidity, I look like a poodle. I read the reviews with high hopes, and was honestly looking forward to the bubblegum smell.
First I have to say, it left my hair EXTREMELY soft feeling, which was awesome. Second, while it was sitting on my hair, there was a scent of bubblegum, not overwhelming, but definitely there, once I rinsed though, it was more of a chemical smell. Third, after my hair air-dried (I never use a blow dryer) the frizz was less than usual. Not completely gone, but manageable. I have only used once and I will finish up the jar, but I'm not sure I will purchase again.

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Cool!

I like this product a lot! Excellent product and I like the scent as well! Wonderful addition to the Birchbox product list.

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loveeeee
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I just got this as a sample in my birch box and absolutely loved it. Loved the smell, loved how easy the treatment was, loved how my hair felt after it. I would so buy it if I wasn't on a tight budget!

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WoW
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This product was so great, I would always recommend it. Forever. The End.

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Luxurious
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Love how soft my hair felt after use. I use a lot of chemicals on my hair and this product gave my hair strength. It made it manageable, shiny, and healthy looking.

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Good stuff
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Miss Jessie makes the best hair products. This one is no different.

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Smell is less than pleasant
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I thought that the product worked great, left my hair feeling soft and smooth. However, the smell wasn't particularly pleasant.

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Enjoyed this product!
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I really enjoyed this product. I put it on after a shower (I would have tried the steam, but was confused if I should put in on dry hair or damp hair...) and my hair was definitely soft and shiny after. I didn't enjoy the smell so much, but after putting it on and rinsing it out, I didn't mind it. Sample could have been just a bit more...I was able to use it once and I had a tiny bit left over that I later, but it wasn't enough for a proper application.

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Strong scent of ammonia
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The product sample was too small for me to evaluate it well - I'd like to use it a couple of times to see how effective it is. The product had a distinct ammonia smell after I put it in my color-treated hair. It seemed to lighten my hair a little, but I feel like I may be just a little too oversensitive given the ammonia smell.

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Love it!
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This treatment was great! After reading the reviews I was a little hesitant about the scent being "over powering", but upon trying it, it really wasnt bad! Yes it does smell somewhat like bubblegum, but it was not overwhelming. The cream is very thick so I was worried that it would weigh my hair down. To my surprise it didnt at all! I will be buying this product.

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