Are You Conditioning Enough?

As we begin to transition into summer weather, a lot of us naturalistas find it fitting to rejuvenate our curls for the heat ahead. It’s extremely important to prepare our curls for the (new) stress they’re about to endure in the summer months, and it’s necessary to switch up or add to our routines. One way to do that is by deep conditioning. Deep conditioning is important because…well…life happens. Our hair is constantly exposed to sunlight, humidity, moisture, and other elements. Not to mention, we just do stuff to it — color it, blow dry it and sometimes straighten it with Read More

When Life Gives You Flowers, Put Them In Your Hair!

Being a woman in this day and age requires a lot of internal strength. Women are required to know themselves, know the world and know that beauty is coveted but not required. Since Uncle Funky’s Daughter is part of the booming beauty industry, we often focus on the external entities of beauty, and work to empower women from the outside in. Embracing our natural hair is one of the things that help us exude confidence in who we really are. We’d say blogger, Kayla Janelle would agree. “What do I love about being a woman? Everything,” she said. “We are Read More

Three Ways to Shop for Mom this Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day is an annual celebration used to honor mothers for not only giving birth but loving endlessly, caring beyond measure and pouring their all into their offspring. Every mother, especially your mom deserves to feel special! We buy our moms something every year: new earrings, scarves, and handbags, but this year, we want to switch things up! How about new hair products? A simple stop at Walmart, RiteAid, CVS or Target to grab your mother’s favorite Uncle Funky’s Daughter products couldn’t be easier! To guide your Mother’s Day gift giving, here are 3 different gift bundles you can use Read More

Seeking Unity in the Natural Hair Community

Being a blogger with kinkier hair has some disadvantages and advantages. When I first started to learn about my natural hair texture and was looking to research more about people whose hair had similar properties, I didn’t see any vloggers who had similar hair to mine on Youtube… or any social media outlet for that matter. I saw a lot of girls with beautiful waves and curls but not any who had kinks and coils. I felt a disconnect with the natural hair community and I wanted to change that. Feeling excluded from the social media influencer world full of Read More

Renee’s Corner: Silk for Your Soul; Clay for Your Curls!

A couple of weeks ago, we posed a question on social media: What new products would you like to see from us? We put our heads together to create products you felt were missing from your UFD haircare routine and needs. After lots of hard work, I am overjoyed to present Heal & Renew Intensive Hair Masque and Bye-Bye Buildup Conditioning Cleanser! Let me just tell you about these two beauties, Funky Junkies: Heal & Renew gives new life to your curly tresses and has a tingle you won’t be able to resist! It’s fortified with silk protein; blended with organic baobab, argan, organic Read More

For Our Head Wrap Lovers!

Head wraps or head ties originated in Sub-Saharan Africa and have survived, in multiple cultures, through colonial and post-colonial times. They go by different names in different cultures. For instance, in Nigeria, they’re commonly known as  ‘Gele.’ In Ghana and Malawi, a ‘Duku.’ Just like our numerous traditional hairstyles, head wraps are used to symbolize culture, social status, spirituality, marital status or even age. They come in different styles and are made with a wide range of colors and fabrics, each with their own significances. It is often said that a head wrap can tell you a lot about the Read More

Uncle Funky’s Daughter: A World of Curls

Wondering if Uncle Funky’s Daughter products work for your hair? Have you struggled to find products that compliment your hair texture or type? In lieu of our upcoming appearance at the World Natural Hair Show in Atlanta, we wanted to touch base with our funky junkies we may run into and let you know we have a product for each and every one of you! We make it our mission to cater to every curl in the world! Paraben, sulfate and overall junk-free, our product line includes cleansers, conditioners, moisturizers, curl definers and stylers using renewable plant resources of aloe, coconut Read More