Culture Makes Curls!

I’ve always been fascinated by natural hair and loved the look of big afros and how structured kinky textured hair is. In college, I decided to transition into my natural hair. At that time, the natural hair movement was really growing, I was obsessed with watching natural hair videos on YouTube, imagining how my hair would look in a couple years. I was mesmerized by the beautiful heads of hair I saw. It was my plan to transition for a year before my big chop, but I couldn’t wait! I was too eager to see what my natural hair looked Read More

Embrace Your Crown: The Key to an Empowered Natural Hair Journey

The social media natural hair craze is a pool of textures and personalities from all races and ethnicities, and it’s an inspiring thing to watch. As teenagers or twenty-somethings before the natural hair craze began, some of our main goals in life were to blend in. It was a crucial time for us to develop personal style… and then most of us caught on to eventually let our hair grow up and out! Ginelle, one our awesome Funky Junkies can relate! Keep  reading for more of her inspiring story! Ginelle is creative and charismatic, hailing from New York city, with a Read More

Five Spring Hair Tips for Curly and Kinky Hair

Although the weather hasn’t caught up to the season just yet, it’s time to prepare for Springtime, people! It’s highly suggested we switch up our regimens just a bit in order to accommodate our tresses and the changes they’re about to face while the season is transitioning and it gets warmer (finally!). We have a few tips for you to keep your curls defined, healthy and luscious! Snip, snip! Spring into the season with a much needed trim to rid your curls of any dead ends or damage, and give it real room to grow and flourish. Book an appointment Read More

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

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

Can You Say Hair Goals?

All of us naturals have hair goals! Whether it’s length retention, continuous moisture, definition, or developing your perfect hair regimen, we all strive for perfection when it comes to our tresses! Although we might never reach true perfection with our hair, I’ll say that Uncle Funky’s Daughter is a close match to perfection!  I have my staple products that have helped me reach my hair goal, which is: HEALTHY HAIR. In the beginning of my journey, I was so wrapped up on length, that I was doing a length check almost every day! I was losing sight of what was Read More

Teaching Our Daughters Self Confidence, Care and Love

Life is all about choices. Some choices are simple, others choices are more complex. As parent raising two girls in today’s times, my wife and I must choose to be very intentional in what we allow our girls to take in. Self-love is extremely important, and we want to instill this in our little ones as early as possible. Early on, we reinforced them to “love the skin they are in.” We try to show them examples in popular culture of Black girls and Black families including music, art and literature. For example, we are currently reading, “A B to Read More