How to Get the Perfect ‘Fro with Uncle Funky’s Daughter Products

Is anyone else happy the ‘fro is back? We scroll Instagram and see tons of ringlets, protective styles and wet looks… but the afro hadn’t been getting much glory until more recently. Viral social media posts like those from @afropunk’s ‘Afro of the Day’ series and inspiring beauties like Ebonee Davis, are sparking interest in the style we thought was forgotten about. Wanna know how to achieve the look with Uncle Funky’s Daughter? Read on! Healthy Hair First Embracing your natural hair can be a challenge in itself, and establishing a regimen is even more difficult. UFD’s goal is to Read More

Simple Wash Day Routine For Natural Hair Kids in Five Steps

Wash days can be very tasking, especially if you have a lot of hair to work with and you’re still trying to figure everything out. When you add kids to the equation, it can throw everything off-balance. That’s why in this post, I will be sharing a simple five step wash day routine you can start implementing in your kids natural hair regimen. This wash day routine is very useful for mothers with multiple daughters who have to take care of their natural hair and that of their daughters. I can guarantee that after reading this post, you and your daughters will look forward Read More

4 Life Lessons Your Natural Hair Journey Can Teach You

Having natural hair is hard at times. It’s something our world has just recently begun to accept, and is finally starting to celebrate. It is trying, and educating, but can be rewarding in more ways than one. Some would call it a “beautiful struggle.” Our hair teaches us many things we don’t recognize in the moment, and our Funky Junkies are true testaments of some of the growth and support aspects of the natural hair community. Take Dominique, an educator and freelance makeup artist in the Bronx. She has had a natural hair journey of several years, and still keeps Read More

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

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

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