Is Mrs. Jessie's worth the price?

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  • 1 Post By BlackAngelPlayah
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Have you tried it?
IMHO, no.

I used it when I first came on Back in the day when I had to try EVERYTHING. For me, it wasn't anything special. Since that time, they've changed the ingredients--use a lot of the cheaper ingredients and still charged the same high prices.

My hair prefers the more natural products from the online, boutique type companies, so it's not the price that I mind.
3a (Corkicelli), highlighted, fine, low porosity

HGs: Anything Sevi; Curly Kinks Satin Roots, Curlycue ReNew and Coil Jam; homemade FSG and okra gel; soap bars; UFD Curly Magic; Botanical Spirits Jellies, CJ Repair Me, Aloe Fix
Based on the results I had, I'd say it's worth it. But the retailer where I got it didn't charge what I see it going for nowadays.

My hair grows like crazy on that stuff. Not all the products are spectacular. My mom likes curly pudding, I like curly buttercreme. Those worked really well for us. The other items in the product line aren't really that awesome. On some heads of hair the rapid recovery may do well...

Birth Feb 1984, First press 1990, First relaxer 1992, Last relaxer Oct 2006, BC Sept 2007, 4c.....
My hair looked great but whenever I use it the smell makes my head hurt because I'm sensitive to smells
They may work for some, but they are over priced for the ingredients. Basically they cost so much because people are willing to pay so much. Not because they cost so much to make.

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No, I don't care for the ingredients in the couple of products I had thought I might be interested in.
2C/3A/3B - modified CG - fairly fine now, normal/low porosity/normal elasticity

Current Main Rotation: MG217 medicated or Aim2Health 'poos for scalp, Elucence cond., Spiral Solutions Protein & Deeply Decadent Cond., CJCCCC reg or lite,CJ Pattern Pusha,, Giovanni LA Hold Hair Spritz + lots more, sporadically

HG Method: Super Soaker + Smasters-ing, brief upside down diffusing w/360o diffuser then clips/clamps & air dry. Newly gray - stopped my henna glosses!
Its not worth the money as far as the ingredients. But i tried the free samples and i really did like the curl creams.

And bc of how little of the samples i was able to use...they would last me a while!

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2yrs 7 months post relaxer/2 years and 11 months natural

Cleanse: SM Moisture Retention or Suave Naturals shampoos
Co-Wash: Suave Naturals, L'Oreal EverCreme or EverCurl
RO/Detangler: Tresseme Naturals, GVPCB
Leave-In: SM Curl Enhancing Smoothie, TN, GVPCB
Styler: EcoStyler, GF Pure Clean gel, KCCC

Just discovering my hair likes protein!


most of it's just glorified mineral oil and silicones
Sweetumms likes this.
21 y/o lifelong natural {4a-O ; spongy ; coarse ; dense ; MBL stretched}

products {'poo: TJTTT shampoo | RO: TJTTT Condish | LI/style: TJTTT Condish, homemade cocoa butter cream | DC: condish + ayurvedic powder(s), Aussie 3MMM Treatment | PT: condish + NPF | oils: castor oil, grapeseed oil | other treatments: probiotics, tea rinses, AVG rinse/spritz, oil rinse | sealing method: LC sometimes O}

long-term: HL stretched, BSL unstretched

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I started my long-term transition (a few years ago) using the Curly Meringue for braidouts, when I found out about SM-CES, I quickly switched to using that instead. I've tried a couple other styling products yet never really stuck with any of them but to this day the only product that I've continued to use consistently is the Super Sweetback Treatment. I stock up during the annual BOGO so that helps with dealing with the priciness of their products but this is my only MJ staple.
  • Oils: EVOO,JBCO, Almond Oil
  • Cleanse: SM JBCO Replenishing Shampoo, Jane Carter's Conditioning and Cleansing Co-Wash
  • Pre-poo: Trader Joe's Coconut Oil, Elucence Moisture Balancing Conditioner
  • LI: CRN The Leave-in Collection,
  • DC: LUSH Deep Conditioning Treatment by Miche Beauty, Cantu Deep Treatment Masque
  • PT: CJ Repair Me, Mielle Organics Babassu Oil Mint Deep Conditioner
  • Style: CRN Curl Maker, KCCC, WetLine Xtreme Gel, Cantu Coconut Curling Cream
They are great products but way over priced. My son, his father and I all use the products when I get them and they do wonders for our hair. When we do have it I use it (baby buttercream) daily in his hair (just a very small amount goes a long way on his curls), I use it when I wear my hair curly and his father uses it on his low cut. The problem is that it's very expensive. So when I do buy it I get it in December when it's bogo.
The curly pudding is also great but again very expensive.
I used my housemates' quick curls shampoo/conditioners once. They didn't really do anything for my hair. I don't mind the occasional silicone/mineral oil in my products, but i do mind when people try to charge me 40+ dollars for it. Ummm, excuse me? O_o

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Here are some reviews of Miss Jessie's products!
You might be able to get some more ideas there as to what people like and don't like!
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