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

5 Steps To Maintain Moisture While Styling

Ladies, I’m sure you can relate to this scenario. You’ve just put the finishing touches on your fresh bantu knot out or perfectly defined twist out. You go about your day as usual and get tons of compliments on your curls. You’re kinda feelin’ yourself, right? However, when you get home and actually feel your hair, you realize it’s drier than the heels of your granddaddy’s feet. Ughhhh! So, the question is, ladies: how can we maintain a beautifully defined style without sucking all of the moisture out of our strands simultaneously? Here are a few tips to help you Read More

A Vlogger’s Hair Challenge

As naturalistas, we can all agree that the natural hair journey is not the easiest road to travel. Being a naturalista is more than just being relaxer-free, it’s a newfound identity for some of us. We learn to love ourselves without any enhancements and allow the world to see us for who we are naturally, which is not an easy task. Ashley Singleton, a Virginia native and natural hair vlogger, can attest to the challenges of the natural hair journey. Ashley began her natural hair journey in 2005 during her senior year of high school, just as she was transitioning Read More

Top 5 Summer Do’s

Summer is right around the corner and many of us will be hitting the cruise ships, airplanes, and loading up cars to head to our much needed and anticipated vacation destinations. Planning, preparing, and packing for a vacation can be very hectic and time consuming, so for many the last thing we want to have to deal with is our HAIR!!! Your vacation should be about relaxation, sight-seeing, food, excitement, and maybe even some shopping. Not spending time twisting, braiding, stretching, and co-washing. Let’s face it…how we are going to style our hair from day to day while on vacation Read More

The Perfect Wash n’ Go for Every Hair Texture

It’s hot outside, and that means hairstyles that can withstand the heat, humidity, and hoopla that summer brings — a lot of outdoor activities! Sporting a wash n’ go could be the perfect solution to your summer style challenges…if you’ve got the right tools. Have no fear Funky Junkies…we’re here to help! Getting that perfect Wash n’ Go may have felt out of reach for so many of us, primarily because the Wash n’ Go is by no means a “Wash-and-Go”. In order to get the look you’re desiring that can sustain not only the day, but days thereafter, you need Read More