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

Uncle Funky’s Daughter: A World of Curls

Wondering if Uncle Funky’s Daughter products work for your hair? Have you struggled to find products that compliment your hair texture or type? In lieu of our upcoming appearance at the World Natural Hair Show in Atlanta, we wanted to touch base with our funky junkies we may run into and let you know we have a product for each and every one of you! We make it our mission to cater to every curl in the world! Paraben, sulfate and overall junk-free, our product line includes cleansers, conditioners, moisturizers, curl definers and stylers using renewable plant resources of aloe, coconut Read More

What Is Hair Porosity and Why’s Everyone Asking About It?

On a normal weekday at Uncle Funky’s Daughter, as our social media team is checking and responding to all our Funky Junkies’ comments, questions and compliments, we come across one particular topic A LOT. You guessed it: hair porosity (Did the headline give it away?). From the slew of inquiries we receive, these are some of the most common: ‘How will this product work on low porosity hair?’ ‘How do I know my hair’s porosity level?’ ‘Are there any products that work best for type ___ hair?’ This week on our ChatBox, were taking a sec to address and answer Read More

The Secret to Getting the Ultimate Twist Out

Uncle Funky’s Daughter has products everyone’s hair type. What I love most about their products is… well, everything! To narrow it down, the results I am able to achieve with their products, not to mention the wonderful aroma! The Ultimate Curly Girls kit is my go-to because of the variety of products it offers; it’s a one stop shop. If you’ve ever struggled with finding the right products for your coily; kinky curls, then today is your lucky day, because this kit is the answer to all your problems. Today I will show you the sassy results of a flat twist 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

#CurlyGirlMagic: No Stopping Our Shine in 2018

We are kicking off 2018 with a new theme and are excited to bring you #CurlyGirlMagic! #CurlyGirlMagic exists as a compliment to curly girls everywhere (#NoCurlLeftBehind). Uncle Funky’s Daughter is committed to nurturing every curl we touch through our products and to make all our Funky Junkies feel absolutely fabulous. It is our intention to continue to celebrate you and how you embrace your natural beauty everyday. Heading into this new year, we have imagined a time of glam and sparkle and want to spread that all over. As curly girls, naturalistas, rizos (and all the other terms used to 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