Hitting Reset Post-Vacay

Summer is when most naturals decide to let their hair be free. The heat and humidity do not always allow our favorite styles (i.e. perm rod sets) to perform at their best. Also, if you LOVE the water like I do, the pool and beach are your go-to places when on summer vacation. Being that I just wrapped up a cruise in the Bahamas, here are some great tips I learned for optimal stress-free hair. Don’t Over Think It. You are on vacation, so have some fun and live a little!  All your healthy hair practices do not have to 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

5 Tips for Conditioning During the Winter

Right now, much of the western world is experiencing harsh, cold winters. Because cold air coupled with excessive artificial heat can dry your curls right out, deep conditioning becomes the utmost importance. Everybody has their own tricks and tips for a “deep condition”, but here are some basic tenants that absolutely must be part of your routine, no matter what. Give yourself a fresh start: Seems obvious, sure. But a lot of us tend to forget that maximizing the effect of your conditioner of choice (like, ahem, Richee Rich) starts with maximizing the cleanliness of your hair. Most of us Read More

5 Tips to Prepare Your Hair for the Winter Air

Winter has arrived! In the same manner that we change up our wardrobe to adapt to the harsher, colder weather, we also have to change up our hair routine and products. If you don’t know how to care for your hair during this time of year, or if you need a refresher, here are few tips on how to keep your hair winter-ready! Because our natural hair tends to be a bit drier during the colder months due to the dry air, heaters all around us keeping us warm, winter knit hats covering our tresses, and a host of other reasons, it’s important to Read More

Styling Tips to Wash and Style Your Wig Unit

Recently, Haute Kinky Hair (HKH) teamed up with Uncle Funky’s Daughter for an amazing opportunity to test out their products on the HKH natural hair extensions. I wanted to take a moment to share with you a few tips on how you can use your Uncle Funky’s Daughter products on the HKH hair or any other natural hair extensions you may have. Prepping the Wig Unit Before wearing your wig unit, you need to wash, detangle, and condition the unit. A light, moisturizing shampoo such as Rich & Funky Moisturizing Shampoo works well. I recommend detangling the hair while shampooing Read More

Natural Benefits of Comfrey for Your Hair

Healthy hair starts with a solid foundation, which includes using products that are fortified with natural ingredients such as COMFREY. Comfrey is a beautiful flowering plant and has been used in Chinese and Greek cultures for centuries for medicinal purposes to treat broken bones, relieve sprains, strains, and muscle tears. Comfrey is also excellent for your hair and skin, and when used in Uncle Funky’s Daughter products, it creates wonderful results. This healing herb is packed full of minerals, vitamins and phytochemicals — which are powerful antioxidants — that have various benefits for your hair. Benefits of Comfrey: Restores sheen and adds volume while nourishing and Read More