The Aesthetics of Being a #BeautyBoss featuring @iknowleee

Life makes many unexpected, tumultuous turns. We sometimes think we are headed straight down a path of success and arrive at new destinations unknown. We strive for normality, but at times our journey allows us to rise to the occasion and become extraordinary. This proves to be true with this month’s #BeautyBoss, Helecia, aka @iknowleee. Helecia, post-university (where she majored in Graphic Design) became a school teacher, and taught fourth, fifth and seventh grade classes over a course of seven years. She also started a blog right after graduation, and, being a side-hustle pro, she also made and sold handmade Read More

Funky & Festive: Glam Up Your Holiday Hairstyles This Season

  Every year, we’ve taken it upon ourselves to showcase what our Funky Junkies can do with our products. The truth is, we find inspiration for our future as a brand from you, our Funky Family. Once again, our curlfriends far and wide have come to Uncle Funky’s Daughter to show off their funky, festive hair styles for this year’s Craft Your Curls! From fresh wash ‘n gos to decorated, textured tresses, this year’s campaign has been one for the books! Over the course of 2017, we’ve seen more inclusion for curly girls — all types (!) — and more Read More

Beauty Boss Chronicles: The Business of Salons & Hair Shows with Angela Walker

As women in business, it’s always important to set and maneuver goals like the “big boys.” We eat, sleep and breathe our brands, and have an innate ability to grow and nurture things and people. It’s not often we get to sit and gab about the business aspects of our lives with each other, share tips on how we build our own successes and help others do the same. We were able to do that this past weekend. Angela Walker is the owner and founder of N Natural Hair Studio and The Natural Hair Institute, a school she opened to Read More

Tarchelle Bryant: Hair, and Life Journaling Her Way Through

Most women who decide to go natural either want the feeling of freeness by going with a big chop, like celeb Sanaa Lathan recently shared, or desire for their hair to be healthy and strong without adding extra chemicals. This is the story of many women across the globe and the natural hair movement has no signs of slowing down.  The popularity of online social engagement — frequency of “hair goals” posts down our timelines — has lead to droves of women and children that have decided to embrace their natural textures. Countless hours of watching video tutorials and spending hundreds of Read More

And Away We Grow: Expanding Our Presence in Target

It is hard for us to believe that 2016 is already halfway over! This year has certainly been a year of tremendous growth and opportunity for our Funky Junky family! We began this year with the launch of our Good Funky Stuff into almost 70 select Target stores across the United States – a huge step toward our ultimate goal of reaching every curlista in the world