Funky & Festive: Glam Up Your Holiday Hairstyles This Season

  Every year, we’ve taken it upon ourselves to showcase what our Funky Junkies can do with our products. The truth is, we find inspiration for our future as a brand from you, our Funky Family. Once again, our curlfriends far and wide have come to Uncle Funky’s Daughter to show off their funky, festive hair styles for this year’s Craft Your Curls! From fresh wash ‘n gos to decorated, textured tresses, this year’s campaign has been one for the books! Over the course of 2017, we’ve seen more inclusion for curly girls — all types (!) — and more Read More

Renee’s Corner: 3 Cheerful Gift Giving Ideas for Curly Girls

Happy Thanksgiving Funky Junkies! I am definitely in the holiday spirit this week (finally)! Between counting up the guest list for Thanksgiving Dinner, planning activities for the kids that will keep them busy, and checking off the early tasks of executing the menu (just made my pound cake), I not only have a lot to be thankful for, but I’m convinced I’m ready to do some of the thanking and play Mrs. Claus in the coming weeks. There are dozens of “holiday shopping tips” articles out there and brands are doing backflips to try and catch our attention for those Read More

Beauty Boss Chronicles: The Business of Salons & Hair Shows with Angela Walker

As women in business, it’s always important to set and maneuver goals like the “big boys.” We eat, sleep and breathe our brands, and have an innate ability to grow and nurture things and people. It’s not often we get to sit and gab about the business aspects of our lives with each other, share tips on how we build our own successes and help others do the same. We were able to do that this past weekend. Angela Walker is the owner and founder of N Natural Hair Studio and The Natural Hair Institute, a school she opened to Read More

Save the Strands: Shield Your Tresses with Protective Styling

Protective styling has always been a key component in my natural hair journey. There are so many benefits to protective styling, especially when the weather starts to get cooler. I find that when temperatures drop, it takes additional effort for me to keep my hair moisturized, so protective styling aids in preventing over handling my hair, promotes growth, and helps maintain moisture. Let’s face it, sometimes we just need that break from styling our hair everyday! There are various preservative methods that can be implemented into your natural hair routine. Looking back, I have styled my hair in low or Read More

New Hair, New You? Let’s Talk Hair Color Trends for this Fall.

Fall has arrived and it’s time to pull those thick sweaters and accessories down from the top of your closet to work them into your Autumn wardrobe. It’s also time to consider another change for Fall: a new hair color. We are tracking the trends for Fall hair color with our Groovy Guru Professional Hairstylist Ambassadors, Markeita Pruitt and Tar’Ra Troutman. Fall brings out the warmth in us. We associate this season with things that are comforting and warm, and compliment those in what we do the rest of the year. Our hair color’s no different. According to Pruitt, clients Read More