On the Go? We’ve Got Your Bag!

Happy Summer! It always feels official around the Fourth of July. Many of us are traveling from this point up until things normalize again at the end of August when the kiddos go back to school. So it’s time to take flight or hop in the car for a roadtrip! It can be difficult packing for trips, especially with TSA sizing guidelines, and space (because we try to pack everything even though we can’t, right?). Well, guess what?! We’ve got you covered. Uncle Funky’s Daughter offers three Travel Kits to fit all our funky junkies’ needs! We know that often Read More

Daddy-Daughter Haircare with @ThisIsKeithJacobs

There’s a common misconception that the mamas solely have the responsibility to wash, prepare and style the kids’ hair in today’s household. This month, as you may have seen, we’ve decided to focus on the strong, awesome dads out there and pay credit where its due! We plan to do a little of that in this article, but with a spin! We sat down with our featured blogger for men’s moth, Keith Jacobs, to chat about fatherhood and how he took the challenge of styling his beautiful girls’ hair. Check it out!   UFD: What motivates you as a father? Read More

4 Tips for Wedding Fashion Etiquette

It’s wedding season and that means cute hair and cute outfits! You ALWAYS want to look your best when it comes to a wedding. If you’re single….let’s just say the possibilities are endless! All jokes aside, looking your best should always be the goal. Let’s explore a few ways you can achieve your best hair and style all wedding season long.  Keep your hair moisturized: It’s important to make sure your waves, kinks and curls don’t appear to look dry and crunchy. Outdoor weddings are especially dangerous due to the sun’s UV rays. I like to use Thirsty Curls or Midnite Train to retain the moisture in my hair while outside. 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

Helecia Williams’ Summer Hair Protection Tips

With August wrapping up and the kiddos heading back to school, the realization that summer is drawing to a close is setting in. But, there’s still a few weeks of heat left to deal with – especially if you live in Houston like I do, where it feels like the summer can last well into October! I enjoy the outdoors as much as the next girl, but the sun is unforgiving, and can definitely take a toll on your hair. To help combat this, I created a DIY Hair Mask using Uncle Funky’s Daughter Richee Rich Conditioner and other common household Read More

Summer Travel Tips for Naturals

If your summer has been anything like mine, your suitcase has gotten a lot of mileage over the past couple of months. Travelling, either by yourself or with your family, is as much a part of the summer as hundred-degree weather, tasty snowcones, and fireworks in July. Albeit exciting, leaving home to go to new places (or old favorites) definitely comes with a healthy dose of stress – especially for us moms, who tend to bear the responsibility of making sure the kiddos (and even the hubby) are properly packed, in addition to ourselves. That stress level only doubles down Read More