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

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

Renee’s Corner: 3 Tips for Surviving March Madness

Let me just say… March has been crazy! A part of being a mom, a wife and a CEO all at once is finding balance in the chaos, and I’m working to do that every day. After a few deep breaths and locking my office door, I’ve sat down to write this article to express myself for a moment, in the most positive way. It’s super important to express gratitude during your challenges; it makes it all worthwhile. Let’s start to the craziness. One of my daughters accidentally flooded our upstairs bathroom, causing a major flood. The result?  Major home 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

What Are (Curl)Friends For?! Galentine’s Day Gift Ideas for Curly Girls

Having good friends is so important! The memories that I have made with my friends are so unforgettable. They are a group of people that I will always love and appreciate. Each of my friends plays a very different, but crucial role in my life, and I strive to show them that I care every chance I get. Having fun with them and being that “shoulder” for them to lean on. is the role that I play most. As you keep reading, I will explain just how I do that and add thoughtful gifts to the equation! One way that 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