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

Discovering the Magic in Curly Magic!

As a naturalista with (as Uncle Funky’s Daughter would say) “Well Put Together” curls, I’ve found it can be sort of difficult to find a curl definer that works for my type of hair. Women with looser curl patterns sometimes have an easier time finding a gel that defines their ringlets, and I want that same kind of definition for my curls! I’ve found that in UFD’s Curly Magic Curl Stimulator. Curly Magic has so many great qualities and ingredients! I love that it has a short, simple composition that WORKS. One of my favorite ingredients that I look for Read More

7 Tips for Supporting Your Survivor Friend

In my experience as a cancer survivor, I find that many women desire different levels of friendship during their cancer journey. Here are a few tips I can offer you 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 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

Ctrl + Alt + Do You!

Style, grace and creativity. These are all things we all wish to have in this day and age, especially with the social media industry becoming a marketing tool for putting ourselves out there and showing off our stuff! This month, we’re featuring one of our fab Funky Junkies who’s doing just that! Krystal, known as @krysstylzs on Instagram, has caught our eyes on multiple occasions. Krystal happens to be a fashion consultant and stylist (a stylish woman’s dream, right?!), and she’s based right here in Houston, Texas! As you all know, we enjoy taking the time to get to know you Read More

Serena’s Lesson: Assertiveness is NOT Aggression

Serena Williams is undeniably the ultimate athlete — across both genders. The number of tournaments she has won speaks to her athleticism alone, and she has done this with grace and not a lot of fan fare…until recently. For those of you who missed the US Open this past weekend, you missed an amazing performance of resiliency, assertiveness, and courage that sent chills down my spine.  Serena has come under fire for challenging the umpire and standing her ground after being accused of cheating, breaking her racket, calling the umpire a “thief” and having a game taken away from her as a Read More