#CurlsForTheCure: Inform. Inspire. Give.

About 1 in 8 women in the United States will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. According to statistics, in 2017, an estimated 252,710 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the U.S., along with 63,410 new cases of non-invasive breast cancer. Everyone knows at least one woman who has struggled with the disease, participated in a walk, donated or posted insightful information to raise awareness of the epidemic. It’s no secret what tolls breast cancer takes on patients mentally, emotionally and physically, and that one of the most Read More

How Do You Spruce Up For Fall?

As much as I adore beaches and tanned skin, the fall season still reigns as my favorite time of the year.  I must admit, I am more of a sweater and boots kind of girl though! Colder temperatures usually cause a serious change in my skin and haircare routine.  Let’s discuss some of these alterations in this brief guide to Fall.  Fall makeup is all about warm, rich and bold tones with several shades to choose from such as burgundy, plum, brown, orange, and mustard. These tones can be applied to your eyes, lips, nails and hair…if you are feeling that Read More

You Can’t Beat the Heat When Deep Conditioning!

Whatever your hair type, one thing we can all benefit from is deep conditioning. High heat tools, chemical products and other elements can be so harsh on our tresses. It becomes so important to restore the moisture and nutrients in your hair. Here are five simple deep conditioning tips to guide you on your next wash day:  Find the right hair treatment: The first step is to find the right treatment for your hair. This may take some experimentation. Your hair may have different protein needs, or favor certain oils. If you listen to your hair, it will let you Read More

Three Tips for Summertime Scalp Health

Temperatures are going up, and the sun is hanging out for longer — summer is here! Between cookouts, graduation parties, vacations, or just days out in the park with your family, your time outside is going to increase significantly. Of course, a major part of this fun is looking (and staying) cute! Many naturalistas use this time to install protective styles for the season, but there are other options as well. Regardless to how you choose to style during the summer, it will be important that you keep your scalp clean and healthy as you expose yourself and your curls to the elements. Read More

Charisse: Pressing For Growth

One of the most difficult aspects of adulthood is having to confront and unlearn some of the things we were taught as children. More often than not, life compels us to explore an alternative method or point of view. The practices and beliefs we became comfortable with in our youth don’t always continue to work for us as we age — such is the nature of growth. For Charisse, finding and experiencing growth in her personal life was hardly a problem. A native of San Jose, California, she flipped coasts and attended Howard University in Washington D.C. as an undergrad. After Read More

Take Part in our #12DaysOfFunk 30K Instagram Giveaway!

Seasons Greetings, Funky Junkies! If you’re anything like I am, you’re currently knee-deep in the hustle-and-bustle of the holiday season – that is, travel, Christmas shopping, family time, holiday parties – you name it, I’ve done it! But no matter how busy we get it, we simply cannot afford to neglect the true spirit of this time of year – the spirit of giving! That’s why we at Uncle Funky’s Daughter are very excited to bring back our “12 Days Of Funk” Holiday Giveaway. For the next two weeks, we will be giving away FREE UFD products to our loyal Read More

MrsHairToday’s Wintertime Hair Tips

“Cold” weather is relative to where you live; our Northern curlfriends have a much different idea about chilly temperatures than Southern sisters like me! But no matter where you live, it’s that time of year where the air is dryer, meaning your hair is dryer. Here are a few brief tips for taking care of your tresses in the cold winter months! Wash Your Hair Less: Do not over wash your hair. Wash your hair less in the winter. Try limiting down the products used in your hair to cause less build-up. You should try to wash your hair 8-10 days after each style. Use Read More