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

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

Who Said You Can’t Keep Your Curls After Going Straight?

Naturals can’t wear their hair straight! That’s a common phrase that lingers around the natural hair community but has been proven to be false. Natural hair is versatile, durable and uncategorized.  Twenty three year old blogger, Lexi Marcella began her healthy hair journey in 2011. Her hair is definitely something to lust over! You can now hear about it from Lexi, herself. I began blogging shortly after and have since received many questions about my natural hair — straight and curly. Even after a short time period of growing and caring for my natural hair, I quickly learned that heat styling Read More

How to Confess Your Love to a #CurlCrush

Happy Valentine’s Day! Does anyone else gawk over the styles you scroll past on social media, posted by influencers you love?! So do I! My Curl Crush is Ashley Hall, aka @curlsfothegirls on Instagram. She created a gorgeous holiday hairstyle that was posted on her page back in December… and I am absolutely in love with it! The style that she created was so simple to re-create. It featured a bantu knot on the side and a twist out on the rest of her hair. To top it off, she added gold bobby pins on the side with the bantu Read More

Get Flawless Curls with Curly Magic

The best thing about magic is that it provides instant satisfaction to achieve the impossible! Curly Magic by Uncle Funky’s Daughter is the perfect gel to give us curly girls the magic we’re all looking for! Curly Magic can be used in a plethora of ways to achieve defined, elongated, long-lasting and moisturized curls from twist outs to wash n go’s! The options are endless, and this my friends, is why it’s called Curly Magic.  Of course, we can always go the traditional route and use Curly Magic gel to achieve the perfect wash n’ go. It’s best to start Read More

Coarse Hair? Don’t Care! Tips For Our Type 4 Curly Girls!

For several years, natural hair was stereotyped and only thought of as ringlet-like, curly, long hair. But now, we’re in a time where Type 4 hair is getting more recognition. Young girls and women are embracing they’re natural kinky textures and I absolutely love it! Now, one problem that is still occurring is not knowing how to properly care for coarse hair. I’m here to help! Textured hair has a tendency to be drier than other hair types. This means you have to show it a bit more TLC, which brings me to the first tip: Add moisture. First, you will need Read More