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For best results, lather up with Miss Jessie’s® Original Super Slip Sudsy Shampoo beforehand.

Miss Jessie's® Original

Birchbox Breakdown

We're kicking the outdated, crunchy curl look to the curb.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

How to Use

After shampooing, apply a generous amount of product to damp strands, working from your roots to ends. Style as usual.

Water (Aqua), Emulsifying Wax NF, Glycerin, Amodimethicone, Behentrimonium Chloride, Methyl Gluceth-20, Hydroxyethylcellulose, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Phenoxyethanol, Caprylyl Glycol, Blue 1 (CI 42090), Fragrance (Parfum), Limonene, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Germ Oil, Safflower (Carthamus Tinctorius) Oil, Persea Gratissima (Avocado) Oil, Alpha Isomethyl Ionone, Citric Acid, Ethylhexyl Methoxycinnamate, Butylphenyl Methylpropional, Silk Amino Acids, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein/PVP Crosspolymer, Linalool, Hexyl Cinnamal, Amyl Cinnamal, Citronellol, Benzyl Salicylate, Hydroxyisohexyl 3-Cyclohexene Carboxaldehyde, Benzyl Alcohol, Sodium Benzoate, Potassium Sorbate, Hydroxycitronellal, Urtica Dioica (Nettle) Extract, Equisetum Arvense Leaf Extract, Chamomilla Recutita (Matricaria) Flower Extract, Althaea Officinalis Root Extract, Agave Americana Leaf Extract

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Not a fan...

Miss Jessie's makes awesome curly hair products, but this one is going back. Unlike the jelly soft curls (which I will delightfully continue to use) the pillow soft did nothing for my hair. Not only did it not give definition to my curls, it made my hair flat and limp (and I didn't use too much - tried it twice). Sure, there was no frizz, but it also zapped all the natural curl and body. For reference, my hair is medium thick, textured (almost coarse) and, naturally dries somewhere between big waves and ringlets, depending on its mood and the weather.

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Finally! A product for my wacky waves!

After receiving a sample of Miss Jessie's Quick Curls in one of my Birchboxes, I decided to purchase my first full size product: Miss Jessie's Original Pillow Soft Curls. I actually ordered this product because it was the cheapest of their line of curling products. I mean, let's face it, I have never paid more than $10.00 for a hair product since I am never happy with them. But don't let the lower price fool you...this stuff is amazing and I like it better than my original Birchbox sample! This stuff gives my waves an actual curl, which looks amazing and rewards me with compliments from tons of people. It also tames the frizz without that crunchy, wet look that you get from most gels. The smell isn't too bad either. I am so happy to have finally found a product that does exactly what I want for my naturally curly hair! I can't wait to buy other products from Miss Jessie's!

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If i could give this product 20000000 stars, i would. this is god of all gods for curly hair products. i have never had a product that makes my hair feel so soft and have let my fingers run through my hair but AT THE SAME TIME keep my curls in tact. i am in love. good thing its not human!!!
I have VERY curly thick hair so its really hard to find a product that doesnt feel heavy or sticky. THIS.IS.MAGIC

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My new favorite

I received the Miss Jessie's Multicultural Curls in my June box, and really loved it. However, I felt that MC wasn't exactly what wavy, fine hair needed, so I decided to give this stuff a try. Wow, good move! It smells like fresh laundry (which is amazing), dries quickly, isn't too heavy or sticky, and gives me wonderfully curly/wavy hair without frizz. I pair it with a bit of texturizing spray and the Curly Hair Solutions Curl Keeper for frizz-free, soft curls/waves. Perfect for summertime!

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Love This!

This product is such a nice alternative to using mousse, gel, cream (or usually a combination of the 3). It helped keep my curls under control without making them stiff. The only thing I struggled with was how much to use because my hair is so long. But I would definitely recommend this!

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I LOVE this product

I have naturally curly hair and this is one of the best products i have ever used. I have repurchased it many times and i recommend it to anyone who asks. My curls are soft, natural looking and do not frizz. They last all day and even into the next day. This is the best!

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If I could give this junk zero stars I would. I thought this was my holy grail hair product. I was so excited when I tried it because it was everything I ever wanted in a hair product... so I thought.
I like to straighten my hair occasionally, little did I know that would not be possible anymore. I used it daily for a few months and when I decided to straighten it for the first time in a while I was shocked...
This product left a HORRIBLE waxy residue in my hair for over FOUR MONTHS. I'm not being dramatic... I could not straighten my hair for the life of me without the iron getting stuck half way down my hair. My strands stuck together. Forget running my fingers through it. It looked dull and dead. I was mortified. I spent $80 at a salon to try and get it out. Not even a LITTLE bit better. The hairdresser said she's never seen anything like it and was so sorry she couldn't help.I tried a handful of clarifying shampoos. I started to notice the product absorbed into the spots where I had highlights done 8 months before...
I tried various chemicals that would make you shiver.
Acetone, Nitro Methane (RACE CAR FUEL), stove cleaner, rubbing alcohol, peroxide, paint thinner, and gasoline. NONE OF THEM WORKED. I called Ms. Jessies to no avail. Always an answering machine, never a call back. I was in tears. I was now looking online for short hair cuts that would suit me. I've had long hair for 25 years.... I was mortified. In a last ditch effort I coated my hair with olive oil just to give it some love from all the torture I put it through. Wouldn't you know after the first wash some of the waxy residue came out. After 2 more weeks of olive oil soaks I was pretty much in the clear.
Come to find out, my cousin, who had turned me on to this product had the same issue a MONTH before her wedding. She was in tears as well.

Moral of the story is... DO NOT USE THIS STUFF. Every time I see it in stores I want to knock it off the shelves and put a warning label up.

Don't get me wrong, the product worked, my curls looked great. I had so many compliments. But unless you plan on using it daily for the rest of your life I suggest you find something else to use.

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Loved it

It Smells amazing and is so much better than using sticky icky mousse. The consistency doesn't leave her curls stiff or weighed down or greasy. It's amazing. Paired with the detangler we got from here her hair smells and looks like a million bucks with hardly any fuss. SO nice from before when there was a lot of tangles, pulled hair and took forever. Well, not with this product. We love it.

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Great for curly hair!

I have horribly unruly curls and am constantly looking for new products to manage them. This worked really well!! It didn't leave my hair heavy or crunchy like many products do. It smells amazing and left my hair soft and smooth with more uniform curls!

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I've had a difficult time finding the right product for my wavy, frizzy hair and this product is great. Most products I've used have just left my hair crunchy, stiff looking and dry and this leaves my waves so soft. Be careful not to use too much though, it may feel a little dirty if you do.

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