Renee’s Corner: The Best of 2018

“It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop.” – Confucius 2018 has taught me that. As you all may know, I took over Uncle Funky’s Daughter back in 2014 after relocating to Houston and figuring out I have what it takes to run a successful, thoughtful company. One of my main goals was to launch these awesome products (which I had already been a fan of for years) on a national level because they deserved to be seen. In 2016, UFD launched in Target, and we remain on those shelves today in over Read More

A Few Things for Your Last-Minute Christmas List

Shopping for your curlfriends can be a conquerable task, if you ask me. I think I never really gave it much thought until this project. So, I thought, ‘if I could only give five gifts to a new or seasoned naturalista, what would they be?’  By new, I mean freshly big chopped, and by seasoned, I mean being in the natural hair game three (plus) years. She has cut, colored, mastered many styles and gained much experience with her hair. If you need a little help this holiday season for what to get either of these ladies, here’s what I came Read More

Don’t Forget About YOU This Holiday Season

Tis the Season… It’s the most wonderful time of the year—but also one of the most stressful!  From work and social commitments, to last-minute shopping and over-scheduled travel plans…  To making the list AND checking it twice… Things can get out of hand very quickly and the holiday season can take a toll on your sanity.  ‘Tis the season to be jolly, but more importantly, ’tis the season for Self-Care.  Here are some quick UFD Holiday Hacks so you don’t forget about you during the holidays! Give Yourself Permission – Allow yourself to do whatever it is that you want…even if your “whatever” Read More

Keeping it Cool and Under Control this Winter

Don’t you love the winter season? The holidays are the time when you can gather together with close friends and family! Can’t you feel the warm fire on those cool nights while sipping hot cocoa? I am now thinking of this year’s first snowfall; it’s so exciting and a beautiful sight to see when it arrives. Unfortunately, there is one downfall when it comes to the colder weather… DRY HAIR! The harsh and cold air can wreak havoc on our natural hair by drying it out, making it brittle and even causing breakage and split ends. It can also irritate Read More

Translating Creativity to Signature Style

We often hear stories about our current customers becoming Funky Junkies on accident! That’s right… On accident. Once they try some of our Good Funky Stuff, they never turn back! For this month’s Funky Junky Feature, we’ll be chatting it up with Kenvi of natruallykenvi.com, who fell in love with one of our products and hasn’t looked back since. Keep reading to find out which one! Because very naturalista has a story, aside from hearing about how awesome our products work for your hair, it greatly inspires us to see and read about your many triumphs in the natural hair Read More

The Ultimate Naturalista Gift Guide

Getting the right gifts for the people I care about during the holidays is something I look forward to every year. I usually gift both beauty and hair care products to my family and friends. This year, I went to Target and was able to get everything I needed to complete my gifting list. Check them out below, and happy shopping! Bahama Mama Nail Polish by Essie (Retail: $8.99) — This nail polish is the perfect deep plum color to wear for the holidays. It goes on easy and dries very quickly for that lady on the go! The City Mini Palette Read More

Rescue Your Curls with UFD at CVS!

With winter right around the corner, your hair is likely to go through some changes — like dryness and breakage. You don’t want either to happen, so it is best to take the proper steps and use the best products to prevent those issues from happening. Here are step-by-step ways to keep your hair moisturized and healthy with UFD! Cleanse! Due to the decrease in temperature, I prefer a mild and gentle co-wash to keep the moisture in my hair, while clarifying your scalp and hair. Bye-Bye Buildup from Uncle Funky’s Daughter works great for this! It also has a Read More