Bye-Bye Buildup; Hello Beard Care!

June is Men’s Month here at Uncle Funky’s Daughter! In lieu of Father’s Day, we are taking some time out to acknowledge and celebrate the men in our families. We’ll be chatting you guys up on beard care and how men can use UFD products for their hair, too! Hopefully our fierce, female Funky Junkies have it in their hearts to share their #GoodFunkyStuff with you … but we’re hoping to provide some inspo for you to grab your own! Aside from celebrating the fathers in the UFD community, we’ll be featuring some of you fellows out there and providing Read More

Are You Conditioning Enough?

As we begin to transition into summer weather, a lot of us naturalistas find it fitting to rejuvenate our curls for the heat ahead. It’s extremely important to prepare our curls for the (new) stress they’re about to endure in the summer months, and it’s necessary to switch up or add to our routines. One way to do that is by deep conditioning. Deep conditioning is important because…well…life happens. Our hair is constantly exposed to sunlight, humidity, moisture, and other elements. Not to mention, we just do stuff to it — color it, blow dry it and sometimes straighten it with Read More

Renee’s Corner: Silk for Your Soul; Clay for Your Curls!

A couple of weeks ago, we posed a question on social media: What new products would you like to see from us? We put our heads together to create products you felt were missing from your UFD haircare routine and needs. After lots of hard work, I am overjoyed to present Heal & Renew Intensive Hair Masque and Bye-Bye Buildup Conditioning Cleanser! Let me just tell you about these two beauties, Funky Junkies: Heal & Renew gives new life to your curly tresses and has a tingle you won’t be able to resist! It’s fortified with silk protein; blended with organic baobab, argan, organic Read More

How to Confess Your Love to a #CurlCrush

Happy Valentine’s Day! Does anyone else gawk over the styles you scroll past on social media, posted by influencers you love?! So do I! My Curl Crush is Ashley Hall, aka @curlsfothegirls on Instagram. She created a gorgeous holiday hairstyle that was posted on her page back in December… and I am absolutely in love with it! The style that she created was so simple to re-create. It featured a bantu knot on the side and a twist out on the rest of her hair. To top it off, she added gold bobby pins on the side with the bantu Read More

You Can’t Beat the Heat When Deep Conditioning!

Whatever your hair type, one thing we can all benefit from is deep conditioning. High heat tools, chemical products and other elements can be so harsh on our tresses. It becomes so important to restore the moisture and nutrients in your hair. Here are five simple deep conditioning tips to guide you on your next wash day:  Find the right hair treatment: The first step is to find the right treatment for your hair. This may take some experimentation. Your hair may have different protein needs, or favor certain oils. If you listen to your hair, it will let you Read More

Shimere Williams Sherwood: The Beginning of a Bond

There’s an immediate, almost universally-felt camaraderie among the women of the natural hair community. Seeing another naturalista anywhere in public is an instant jolt of pride for many curly girls; smiles and compliments can turn into fifteen-minute conversations about regimens and products in the blink of an eye. Likewise, it’s more than commonplace for curlfriends to discuss and exchange products between themselves. In the already vast and ever-growing market of natural hair products, word of mouth is the ultimate tool for naturalistas looking to take their look to the next level. So when Shimere Williams Sherwood, a then-transitioning natural was Read More