Coarse Hair? Don’t Care! Tips For Our Type 4 Curly Girls!

For several years, natural hair was stereotyped and only thought of as ringlet-like, curly, long hair. But now, we’re in a time where Type 4 hair is getting more recognition. Young girls and women are embracing they’re natural kinky textures and I absolutely love it! Now, one problem that is still occurring is not knowing how to properly care for coarse hair. I’m here to help! Textured hair has a tendency to be drier than other hair types. This means you have to show it a bit more TLC, which brings me to the first tip: Add moisture. First, you will need Read More

MrsHairToday’s Wintertime Hair Tips

“Cold” weather is relative to where you live; our Northern curlfriends have a much different idea about chilly temperatures than Southern sisters like me! But no matter where you live, it’s that time of year where the air is dryer, meaning your hair is dryer. Here are a few brief tips for taking care of your tresses in the cold winter months! Wash Your Hair Less: Do not over wash your hair. Wash your hair less in the winter. Try limiting down the products used in your hair to cause less build-up. You should try to wash your hair 8-10 days after each style. Use Read More

UFD Partners to Educate Teens on Hair Care Strategies

Every time we step out into the world and interact with the environment around us, we extend our personal reach. We come in contact with people — verbally, nonverbally, directly or indirectly — and have some impact on their day and lives moving forward, based purely on how we treat them in those few seconds or minutes. From smiles and greetings to small gestures of courtesy, our impressions on them have the potential to last much further beyond what we typically imagine. When you look at things from that perspective, it makes the importance of virtues like charity, kindness, and 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

6 Easy Back-to-School Styles for Curly Girls

School is here for some and just around the corner for others. Whether you’re styling your daughter’s hair or you’re at the stage of styling your own look for school, we have 6 easy styles to help take the stress away from your first week of school using bantu knots! Day 1: The bantu knot-out. To achieve a great bantu knot, spray your dry, stretched hair with Midnite Train Leave-in Conditioner. Twist your hair with Good Hair Conditioning Style Crème. For each twist, tightly wrap the twist into a bantu knot. Let this set overnight. (Note: creating twists and knots in Read More