(Gently) Guiding Your Guy’s Grooming Habits

The key to any relationship is communication, and the ability of either partner to listen (and retain!) the things their partner shares with them. That’s not a novel idea, and while it’s most often shared within the context of serious, introspective conversations, it can and does also apply to lighter, less serious situations — like when you decide to give your partner a friendly nudge in a certain direction regarding their grooming habits. From the male perspective, guys are typically only concerned with solving for two objectives as it pertains to their hygiene regimen: efficiency and cost-effectiveness. Or…more bluntly…is it easy? Is it Read More

Zandra Stovall: Loc’d Into Freedom

As many Funky Junkies will certainly attest, the decision to wear our hair in its natural state, or in a protective style is hardly ever just as easy as talking about it. There are a number of factors we must take into account before making the life-changing leap into the natural realm – how will the look alter my overall appearance? Will my family, friends, significant other, employer, etc. accept my new look? It’s a lot to consider, and our concern about the answer to these questions can make a huge difference in the trajectory of our journey. But sometimes, as Read More