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Slowly Falling For...

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Miss Jessie's stylers for dry styling on blown out hair...OMG!! I really wanted to hate the products, for all that nonsense the owners spew, and the sub par ingredients.

BUT...I am slowly falling for them. Them being the products: the Stretch Silkening Creme (like this the least but only because of its fragrance: soap!), Curly Meringue (my favorite; smells like pineapple soda to me), and Curly Pudding Unscented (undecided; smells like Dax Jojoba Oil or vanilla cake).

The distinction between Curly Pudding Unscented and the original is necessary because despite what they say, the ingredients do differ. I've read that they yield different results, but as I only have the one (currently), I can't say for myself.

How I use them: I apply leave-in and a sealant to freshly washed hair then blow dry my hair using a Denman reminiscent brush (also known as a knock-off) to pull the strands straight. Afterwards, I apply more sealant to my ends. When done, I apply a MJ styler in sectio…

Lovely Kinks of 2011 (Hair Hits)

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Here are my favorites for hair products in 2011.

Pre-poo
Dabur Vatika Oil
EVCO or VCO

Cleansers

Bobeam Shampoo Bars
Ion Color Solutions Color Deense Clarifying Shampoo
Shea Moisture African Black Soap Deep Cleansing Shampoo
Curl Junkie Daily Fix Cleansing Hair Conditioner

Conditioners

Oyin Handmade Honey-Hemp Conditioner
Tigi Moisture Maniac

Deep Conditioners
BASK Cacao Bark Deep Conditioning Hair Treat

Treatments

ApHogee Two-Step Protein Treatment
Shea Moisture African Black Soap Purification Masque
Shea Moisture African Black Soap Scalp Elixir

Leave-ins

Curl Junkie Beauticurls Argan & Olive Oil Daily Conditioner
Curl Junkie Curl Rehab Moisturizing Hair Treatment
Oyin Handmade Hair Dew

Moisturizers

Qhemet Biologics Amla & Olive Heavy Cream
Qhemet Biologics Cocoa Tree Detangling Ghee
Shea Moisture Curl Enhancing Smoothie
Shea Moisture Shea Butter Leave-in

Sealants

BASK Java Bean & Honey Hair Balm
Castor oil
Dax Cocokui
Hairveda Almond Glaze
Jamaican black castor oil
Jane Cart…