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Miss Jessie’s: Creating a Successful Business from Scratch—Naturally by Miko Branch with Titi Branch

April 16, 2015

Miko and Titi Branch took their father’s advice to heart when they started their own business—founding their company without borrowing a cent, the sisters blended family values with elements from ‘90s Brooklyn and high-end Manhattan hairdressers to produce their own wildly successful salon and hair care line. Named after their grandmother, Miss Jessie, the sisters’ products are designed for curly girls of all kinds and have revolutionized the hair care industry. Miss Jessie’s tells the story of building this business from the ground up—blending entertaining stories with serious advice for entrepreneurs in this journey from the sisters’ Bed-Stuy apartment to the shelves of major retailers.

Praise for Miss Jessie’s:

“I have been fortunate to know Miko and Titi Branch since my early days of founding I have watched them turn their passion into one of the hottest brands in texture—a brand that is now a household name among women with curly, coily, or wavy hair. Miss Jessie’s is an inspiring success story about hard work, determination, and creativity, as well as a detailed look at how passion can revolutionize an industry.”
– Michelle Breyer, co-founder and president of

“Miko offers lessons learned from her experience, solid advice for aspiring entrepreneurs…in this highly accessible blueprint for business success.”

“Cheerful, encouraging….Branch’s peppy tone and passion for her topic make this an energetic and positive read, and by the time the sisters ace their historic meeting with Target, securing nationwide distribution and the future of their business, readers will cheer right along with them.”
Publishers Weekly

“Miss Jessie’s is a pioneer…continuously empowering women to look and feel their best.”

“Miss Jessie’s was one of the first major hair-care lines to grace the shelves of Target in the new wave of natural-hair enthusiasm….Miss Jessie’s success was explosive.”
Washington Post

Miss Jessie’s can be found at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and your local indie bookstore.

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