7 Tips for Supporting Your Survivor Friend

In my experience, many women desire different levels of friendship during their cancer journey. Here are a few tips I can offer you all while supporting a friend with breast cancer… All based on what I can say I needed most during those times. JUST BE THERE! We’ve never been a cancer patient before so we don’t know what to ask of you or exactly what we need, usually not until the very second we need it. We need you! This is the scariest time of our lives. A reliable friend is a great and important asset!   Just do Read More

Underneath It All: Protecting Your Hair With Wigs

Protective styling is something many black women are familiar with. The aim of protective styling is to reduce the amount of manipulation done to our natural hair, be it through styling, coloring or heat application, that can cause damage. Protective styles also serve the purpose of allowing us to experiment with different hairstyles and looks. One minute, you could be rocking braids, the next week you could be rocking a sleek red bob, another minute you could be turning heads in a gorgeous afro curly wig; the space for creativity is as vast as you want it to be! With Read More

Back to School with UFD

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 get 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 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

Renee’s Corner: Three Signs You Are A Travel Ready Mama Bear

As you you may have seen, we’ve been BIG on summer traveling this past month at Uncle Funky’s Daughter. Aside from having awesome products to offer to keep your vacation hairstyles up 100%, we’ve been dishing tips and tricks for you all month long. As a working, traveling mother of four, keeping everything and everyone together is a challenge I gladly accept. I think as parents, my husband and I decided when our first born was really young that we would keep traveling and work out our work schedules, no matter how difficult it can get. Often times, we work 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