Renee’s Corner: Here’s How to A Get No Fail Wash & Go!

Aside from the usual, “What products do you use in your hair,” question, I also get a couple of follow-up questions that aren’t so short in response — Mainly styling questions. My hair is tightly coiled and absorbs moisture very well, but with my crazy routine, I typically opt for a twist out, protective style or wash & go. Uncle Funky’s Daughter products have helped me with these looks long before they became a bigger part of my life as President. I’m going to break down my wash & go routine for you guys as I’ve done with so many naturalistas Read More

Can You Say Hair Goals?

All of us naturals have hair goals! Whether it’s length retention, continuous moisture, definition, or developing your perfect hair regimen, we all strive for perfection when it comes to our tresses! Although we might never reach true perfection with our hair, I’ll say that Uncle Funky’s Daughter is a close match to perfection!  I have my staple products that have helped me reach my hair goal, which is: HEALTHY HAIR. In the beginning of my journey, I was so wrapped up on length, that I was doing a length check almost every day! I was losing sight of what was Read More

What Are (Curl)Friends For?! Galentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Curly Girls

Having good friends is so important! The memories that I have made with my friends are so unforgettable. They are a group of people that I will always love and appreciate. Each of my friends plays a very different, but crucial role in my life, and I strive to show them that I care every chance I get. Having fun with them and being that “shoulder” for them to lean on. is the role that I play most. As you keep reading, I will explain just how I do that and add thoughtful gifts to the equation! One way that Read More

Teaching Our Daughters Self Confidence, Care and Love

Life is all about choices. Some choices are simple, others choices are more complex. As parent raising two girls in today’s times, my wife and I must choose to be very intentional in what we allow our girls to take in. Self-love is extremely important, and we want to instill this in our little ones as early as possible. Early on, we reinforced them to “love the skin they are in.” We try to show them examples in popular culture of Black girls and Black families including music, art and literature. For example, we are currently reading, “A B to Read More

Renee’s Corner: Celebrating 10 Years of Funk!!

I discovered Uncle Funky’s Daughter in 2009, after relocating to Houston from Atlanta. As all naturals do, I immediately searched where to buy natural hair products in the area. Uncle Funky’s Daughter was the first search result, so I visited the store where I purchased my first jar of Extra Butter…and fell in love! What I didn’t know at the time I met my second love (my family is the first) was that this was a new brand that had just launched! It was 10 years ago that two people saw a need in the curly hair community which led Read More

5 Tips for Starting Your Hair Off Rite!

Hey Funky Family! January has been such a revealing and wonderful month, already. Everyone has set resolutions (or protested doing so), but when it comes down to it, we all just want better lives, better health, and better HAIR than 2018. Here are 5 tips for kicking off your year with great hair in 2019. I had to learn from my mistakes so here’s some great tips to keep in mind on your next wash day, and to prevent “bad hair days” to come. 1. Trim Those Ends! The main reason why your twist-outs or other styles aren’t bomb anymore Read More

How to Grow Long 4C Hair

In this article, I will be sharing how I grew my type 4 hair long and how you can also do the same. As we begin the New Year, a lot of us have made resolutions. For some of us, those resolutions include taking better care of our hair so it can be healthy and grow. It’s one thing for your hair to grow, but it’s another to actually retain the length. If you’re interested in important tips to retain length and improve the overall health of your type 4 hair, here are three simple techniques I recommend you practice Read More