Posted: Dec 01 2009 at 6:19pm: i could see if they were using expensive ass ingredients. Miss Jessie's Buttercreme ($34.99): Too expensive for only 8oz, so I make my own now. but beeswax is like what, number 2? However, I assume I'm going to have a mix of type 3c/4a/4b hair, so I'm wondering if I can use Miss Jessie's on all of my hair. They opened a salon in Brooklyn’s Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood in 1997 before their hair products were put up for sale in 2004. Topic: why is miss jessies so damn expensive? I haven't used it in like 2 years. Powered by EpperSoft.com. So, I Googled “Miss Jessie’s alternatives” and came across Kinky Curly products, which were sold at my Whole Foods. It provides a good hold, but soft. However, it's 22.00, and it has mineral oil. Alter Ego Deep Conditioner ($29.99 for 33.8oz): Soooo worth it and lasts a long time. We publish narratives intentionally and specifically to enlighten and transform the world. and you would think that with all the people that run and buy it up, the price would be cheaper. Rather than the Branch sisters having to pitch for the retail giant’s executives, the 10 people in the conference room already had a plan for them. maybe 3? Black Owned or Founded Brand Target recognizes Black owned and founded brands as U.S. based enterprises that are at least 51% Black owned, operated and controlled. Kinky Curly ($12.99 for 8oz): Worth it. It expensive because people still buy it in droves! I picked up some KC stuff, but was still curious about Miss Jessie’s. Kinky curly cost less than Miss Jessie's and Kinky Curly has natural ingredients. Later on, when the competitors come, you have to keep up that momentum.”. How Miko Branch Is Continuing the Crusade for Natural Hair Care, Natural Haircare CEO Backs Lupita Nyong’o For Leading Charge for Media to Embrace Natural Hair, 5 Industries Black People Should Dominate Based on Our Consumption. I tried a couple of products before finding this board. “At first we didn’t believe them because we didn’t see a ‘Target.com’ on the end of this person’s name so we thought that this call might have been bogus, but the good news is they kept calling.”. I don't understand why MJ's products are so expensive. “Luckily, when we got to that meeting … they interrupted us and let us know, ‘we know exactly who you are and we want to order everything.’ So with a handshake and a couple of smiles, Titi and I became multi-millionaires,” Miko Branch recalled. Today, Miss Jessie’s, which is named after the Branch sisters’ grandmother, is sold not only in Target but big-box retailers like Walmart, drug stores like CVS and Walgreens, as well as various beauty supply stores. “Being the first, it has its joys, but it also has its challenges. i could see if they were using expensive ass ingredients. Sally's or someone else should definitely do a generic version of her products. Get 20% Off Select Miss Jessie's products with promo code 'thanks2020' at check. i'm thinking about trying Bee Mine instead, there was a recipe floating around somewhere that's suppose to be a dupe for the Curly Pudding. It seems Miss Jessie's is all the rage, so I wonder if I will try it when natural. Miss Jessie's Pillow Soft Curls™ is the new natural soft curl cream styling lotion that borrows fabric care technology and marries it to haircare.This soft curl cream is perfect for achieving static-free, big, or small soft curls that we all dream about. Contribute to Atlanta Black Star today and help us share our narratives. Copyright © 1999 - 2013 BlackHairMedia.com, All Rights Reserved. Miss Jessies Curly Meringue: I forgot how much I paid for it, but it was not worth it. “You have to understand, Titi and I are pioneers, we are the first,” she said in November 2017. I am currently transitioning, and it's too soon to tell what my hair will look like. Soon, the sisters bought “the most expensive plane ticket” to Minneapolis, Minnesota, where Target is headquartered. I would understand if there products were natural but there not. yups Roxie, there is... u use proclaim curl activator, some cocoa butter sticks and some other stuff. The two siblings initially began mixing up moisturizing products on Titi Branch’s kitchen table. Miko Branch and her late sister Titi Branch are the co-founders of one of the most recognized natural hair care products, Miss Jessie’s. KCCC smells like cake batter to me. maybe 3? Atlanta Black Star is a narrative company. I use the curly pudding for my twists...it does do well with them. Sign up to receive The Atlanta Black Star Newsletter in your inbox. Addendum, July 5, 2012: This post was originally written in March 2010. They include an extra-strength, flake-free edge control and a honey-based styler that moisturizes curls and locks in the shape of them. And they were less expensive – obviously, a no brainer. But while the … Cause Miss Jessie needs a new private jet. “My big break came when we got an anonymous call from a third party that told us Target wanted Miss Jessie’s on shelves,” the CEO explains to Atlanta Black Star. Or at least it used to. By the third time the anonymous representative called, Titi Branch asked where the meeting would be held. but beeswax is like what, number 2? With Miss Jessie's Pillow Soft Curls, you can say goodbye to crunchy curls and hello to soft hair. sale ends 11/26 at 11:59 PM EST. Natural Soft Curl Cream. 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