Back to School with the Jacobs’

Yes! Summer time is officially over and it’s that time of the year again… BACK to SCHOOL. Summer came and went, so now we have to back to our daily regimen of preparing our girls’ for school. Here’s a quick look into our survival guide for tackling Hair for Back to School with UFD! Our hair routine starts on Sunday. Sundays are for washing/co-washing, conditioning (deep), detangling, and prepping. I like to alternate the Uncle Funky’s Daughter Squeaky Deep Cleansing Shampoo until the girls’ hair is 75% dry. I then go in with the UFD Midnite Train Leave-In Conditioner. This next Read More

Hitting Reset Post-Vacay

Summer is when most naturals decide to let their hair be free. The heat and humidity do not always allow our favorite styles (i.e. perm rod sets) to perform at their best. Also, if you LOVE the water like I do, the pool and beach are your go-to places when on summer vacation. Being that I just wrapped up a cruise in the Bahamas, here are some great tips I learned for optimal stress-free hair. Don’t Over Think It. You are on vacation, so have some fun and live a little!  All your healthy hair practices do not have to Read More

Work, Work, Don’t Stop!

It’s that time again for school to start, which means it’s also time for me to start work again, being that I work in a school. Managing natural hair for the work week does not have to be a task that you dread every morning before you head out of the door. For me, styling my hair in the morning is the last thing that I want to be worried about when I am trying to start my day. I don’t know about you guys, but my wash day is usually on a Sunday, so I use that time at Read More

Five Tips for Maintaining Your Hair on Vacation

Hair can be a hassle on any given day but when vacationing, no one wants to stress about it! I’m the type of person that still wants to look glamorous while putting in the least amount of effort, so I can focus on enjoying my vacation. I’ve managed to master maintaining my hair for all occasions, and there are a few things that anyone can do to keep it cute on the go. Head wraps will never go out of style and they can be worn so many ways. I will rock a head wrap if my hair isn’t dry Read More

Making the Most of Summer Vacation with UFD

The best part about summer is vacations, and of course, every naturalista feels she has has 2 options: wearing a protective style, or finding a hairstyle that is long lasting, and easy to refresh. I am always up for having my hair out, so it is likely that I will be rocking my ‘fro all vacation long! How you set your hair before you board the plane will ensure your hair will stay cute from day one through seven. Even if it’s super humid out, a huge ‘fro never hurt nobody! For any trip, before I leave for take off, I Read More

Daddy-Daughter Haircare with @ThisIsKeithJacobs

There’s a common misconception that the mamas solely have the responsibility to wash, prepare and style the kids’ hair in today’s household. This month, as you may have seen, we’ve decided to focus on the strong, awesome dads out there and pay credit where its due! We plan to do a little of that in this article, but with a spin! We sat down with our featured blogger for men’s moth, Keith Jacobs, to chat about fatherhood and how he took the challenge of styling his beautiful girls’ hair. Check it out!   UFD: What motivates you as a father? 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