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

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

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

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

5 Tips for Starting Your Hair Off Rite!

Hey Funky Family! January has been such a revealing and wonderful month, already. Everyone has set resolutions (or protested doing so), but when it comes down to it, we all just want better lives, better health, and better HAIR than 2018. Here are 5 tips for kicking off your year with great hair in 2019. I had to learn from my mistakes so here’s some great tips to keep in mind on your next wash day, and to prevent “bad hair days” to come. 1. Trim Those Ends! The main reason why your twist-outs or other styles aren’t bomb anymore Read More

Rescue Your Curls with UFD at CVS!

With winter right around the corner, your hair is likely to go through some changes — like dryness and breakage. You don’t want either to happen, so it is best to take the proper steps and use the best products to prevent those issues from happening. Here are step-by-step ways to keep your hair moisturized and healthy with UFD! Cleanse! Due to the decrease in temperature, I prefer a mild and gentle co-wash to keep the moisture in my hair, while clarifying your scalp and hair. Bye-Bye Buildup from Uncle Funky’s Daughter works great for this! It also has a Read More