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

3 Easy Natural Hair Looks for The New Year

Healthy hair is always in! It’s never too late to start your healthy hair journey, and you shouldn’t have to compromise when it comes to styling, either. Who doesn’t want bomb hair without cutting or coloring it? There are so many ways to change up your look that I continue to gravitate toward — and they can even double as protective styles! Whenever you’re in doubt, opt for a wig. It’s something that can literally be thrown on in minutes that completely covers your hair and can be worn for extended periods of time. That’s minimal manipulation on your tresses! I Read More

Translating Creativity to Signature Style

We often hear stories about our current customers becoming Funky Junkies on accident! That’s right… On accident. Once they try some of our Good Funky Stuff, they never turn back! For this month’s Funky Junky Feature, we’ll be chatting it up with Kenvi of natruallykenvi.com, who fell in love with one of our products and hasn’t looked back since. Keep reading to find out which one! Because very naturalista has a story, aside from hearing about how awesome our products work for your hair, it greatly inspires us to see and read about your many triumphs in the natural hair Read More

Rena Tyler: Growing Through Faith

For many of us, church is our home away from home; a safe haven where we and fellow believers come together to lay down any burdens we’ve been carrying throughout the week, and lift up His name in praise for our successes and victories. This very much holds true for Rena Tyler, a faithful attendee of Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas. In fact, Rena does more than just show up to service every week – she’s a prayer minister within the church, a role that requires her to be seen and heard from by several members during the course of Read More

5 Tips to Prepare Your Hair for the Winter Air

Winter has arrived! In the same manner that we change up our wardrobe to adapt to the harsher, colder weather, we also have to change up our hair routine and products. If you don’t know how to care for your hair during this time of year, or if you need a refresher, here are few tips on how to keep your hair winter-ready! Because our natural hair tends to be a bit drier during the colder months due to the dry air, heaters all around us keeping us warm, winter knit hats covering our tresses, and a host of other reasons, it’s important to Read More

5 Tips for a Tear-Free Morning Hair Routine

When it comes to managing natural hair on your little princess, it is absolutely essential to have the right tools and techniques.Many moms quickly discover that you must tame your daughter’s tresses the night before, or be prepared to put a little extra time in during the morning routine. One of the most frequently asked questions I receive is, “What can I do about dry, brittle hair?” This is a big issue for most naturalistas, as natural hair has a tendency to be drier than most textures. After years of styling my natural tresses and those of my three girls, I’ve Read More