Top 5 Summer Do’s

Summer is right around the corner and many of us will be hitting the cruise ships, airplanes, and loading up cars to head to our much needed and anticipated vacation destinations. Planning, preparing, and packing for a vacation can be very hectic and time consuming, so for many the last thing we want to have to deal with is our HAIR!!! Your vacation should be about relaxation, sight-seeing, food, excitement, and maybe even some shopping. Not spending time twisting, braiding, stretching, and co-washing. Let’s face it…how we are going to style our hair from day to day while on vacation Read More

The Perfect Wash n’ Go for Every Hair Texture

It’s hot outside, and that means hairstyles that can withstand the heat, humidity, and hoopla that summer brings — a lot of outdoor activities! Sporting a wash n’ go could be the perfect solution to your summer style challenges…if you’ve got the right tools. Have no fear Funky Junkies…we’re here to help! Getting that perfect Wash n’ Go may have felt out of reach for so many of us, primarily because the Wash n’ Go is by no means a “Wash-and-Go”. In order to get the look you’re desiring that can sustain not only the day, but days thereafter, you need Read More

Fit Queen’s Natural Hair Journey

It’s flattering to get a compliment on occasion from friends, your significant other or even a stranger. But when your mom gives you a compliment, it has a different, more lasting effect. One of our most loyal Funky Junkies can attest to this truth. Five years ago, Funky Junky Kerri Swain, a Houstonian and naturalista, washed her hair after a workout. For convenience and ease, she decided to let her hair air dry – something she did seldomly. That same day, her mother visited her and to Kerri’s surprise, she immediately complimented Kerri on how beautiful her natural curls were. Kerri had been toying with Read More

Uncle Funky’s Daughter Reveals New Look

After nearly ten years in the hair care industry, the trailblazing Houston-based Uncle Funky’s Daughter has refreshed their brand with a new look. When the president, Renee Rhoten Morris, purchased the company last year, she wanted to reflect the company’s core values in its brand elements. As a naturalista for over 15 years, Morris explains her greatest challenge with transitioning was finding the right product and style that would help enhance the beauty of her natural hair. “As a woman, I feel it is important for us to be at peace with our natural beauty,” Morris said, “Which is why Read More