7 Tips for Supporting Your Survivor Friend

In my experience, many women desire different levels of friendship during their cancer journey. Here are a few tips I can offer you all 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 and important asset!   Just do 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

On the Go? We’ve Got Your Bag!

Happy Summer! It always feels official around the Fourth of July. Many of us are traveling from this point up until things normalize again at the end of August when the kiddos go back to school. So it’s time to take flight or hop in the car for a roadtrip! It can be difficult packing for trips, especially with TSA sizing guidelines, and space (because we try to pack everything even though we can’t, right?). Well, guess what?! We’ve got you covered. Uncle Funky’s Daughter offers three Travel Kits to fit all our funky junkies’ needs! We know that often Read More

Renee’s Corner: Busy Mom Breakdown

  Life as a hard-working mom can be exciting and overwhelming all in one breath. We spend so much time caring for others, in all aspects, that we have to strategically plan getting ourselves together every. single. day. This applies to our hair care routines, too! I have three young daughters myself, twin girls (now age five!) and my youngest who’s two — all of whom need their hair done night and day. (PLUS my son who’s curls also need a little love too!) But this article isn’t about them! I just want to share how I keep my own hair Read More

Get Flawless Curls with Curly Magic

The best thing about magic is that it provides instant satisfaction to achieve the impossible! Curly Magic by Uncle Funky’s Daughter is the perfect gel to give us curly girls the magic we’re all looking for! Curly Magic can be used in a plethora of ways to achieve defined, elongated, long-lasting and moisturized curls from twist outs to wash n go’s! The options are endless, and this my friends, is why it’s called Curly Magic.  Of course, we can always go the traditional route and use Curly Magic gel to achieve the perfect wash n’ go. It’s best to start Read More

Renee’s Corner: Kicking off with #CurlyGirlMagic in CVS!!

Happy New Year Funky Junkies! I pray that your 2018 is kicking off right…full of joy, love, blessings, productivity, and prosperity. Our Uncle Funky’s Daughter team is energized about the year ahead. Because of you, great things are happening for us and I am so excited to begin sharing some of the news. 2018 is all about Curly Girl Magic — celebrating YOU and that glorious hair of yours…whichever way you choose to wear it! When we launched in Target in 2016, so many of you responded with a tremendous outpouring of excitement about the ability to get your hands Read More

Renee’s Corner: 2017…The Year in Review

2017 has been teachable and outspoken. It has been triumphant. I think many would agree it’s also been a “wild ride.” Uncle Funky’s Daughter has undergone many changes and has strived everyday this year to elevate, expand and include curly girls everywhere. As we bring 2017 to a close, I wanted to share some of my most memorable moments and happenings from the past year: We started the year off in protest for things as important to us at the Women’s March in January, and are still pumping our fists (and moving our fingers) to be heard (or read). Millions around the Read More