Jennifer: Pushing Your Limits

What is the meaning of life? It’s the most fundamental philosophical question to ever be posed, and one that can not only invoke several different answers, but even twice as many questions. We spend a large bulk of our existence trying Read More …

2016: The Year in Review

In so many ways, 2016 has truly been a year for the books. Personally, my family grew — making us now a party of six when we go out to dine! As some of you may have read in my Read More …

Mia Waters: A New Sense Of Freedom

Freedom — arguably the most powerful and thought-provoking concept of humanity there is. There are many different forms and levels of freedom, and it lies at the root of the most basic of our motivations. As a young adult, you move out of 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 Read More …

Renee’s Corner: Finding Your Holiday Inspiration

In the dictionary, inspiration is defined as “the process of being mentally stimulated to do or feel something, especially to do something creative”. We’re all creative in some way, and in the natural hair community, finding a new look for your Read More …

Michelle Holmes: Sticks and Stones

In a perfect world, people would always be nice to us. They’d always be understanding and accepting of our choices and circumstances, and would never waiver in their support of what we want. But of course, we don’t live in 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 Read More …