Work, Work, Don’t Stop!

It’s that time again for school to start, which means it’s also time for me to start work again, being that I work in a school. Managing natural hair for the work week does not have to be a task that you dread every morning before you head out of the door. For me, styling my hair in the morning is the last thing that I want to be worried about when I am trying to start my day. I don’t know about you guys, but my wash day is usually on a Sunday, so I use that time at Read More

Renee’s Corner: Three Signs You Are A Travel Ready Mama Bear

As you you may have seen, we’ve been BIG on summer traveling this past month at Uncle Funky’s Daughter. Aside from having awesome products to offer to keep your vacation hairstyles up 100%, we’ve been dishing tips and tricks for you all month long. As a working, traveling mother of four, keeping everything and everyone together is a challenge I gladly accept. I think as parents, my husband and I decided when our first born was really young that we would keep traveling and work out our work schedules, no matter how difficult it can get. Often times, we work Read More

Big Decisions Blossom Beautiful Hair!

Sometimes, making the decision to go natural is more simple than most of us believe it to be. When it comes to how we look and how others may perceive us, we have a tendency to overthink our beauty. Funky Junkies, remember: keep it simple. Just as @AlongCameMyzha’s do, your curls will speak for themselves. “I’d say my natural hair journey is pretty simple,” Myzha says. “Not in a bad way, but as simple as: I made a decision, I cut my hair, and I felt free. I did my big chop at a time where natural hair was nowhere Read More

Renee’s Corner: Why Dads Are Our Greatest Motivators

“My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person. He believed in me.” -Jim Valvano As you know, this month was extremely special to Uncle Funky’s Daughter as we celebrated dads all month! It’s important to shed light on the men in our lives (and on our feeds)! We appreciate all the fierce feminine energy we see and receive through social media, but saw it fitting to pay credit where its due for the funky fathers out there! Dads are all so special and unique, especially to their daughters. For women, our fathers are the first to 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

Renee’s Corner: Busy Mom Breakdown

  Life as a hard-working mom can be exciting and overwhelming all in one breath. We spend so much time caring for others, in all aspects, that we have to strategically plan getting ourselves together every. single. day. This applies to our hair care routines, too! I have three young daughters myself, twin girls (now age five!) and my youngest who’s two — all of whom need their hair done night and day. (PLUS my son who’s curls also need a little love too!) But this article isn’t about them! I just want to share how I keep my own hair Read More

Are You Conditioning Enough?

As we begin to transition into summer weather, a lot of us naturalistas find it fitting to rejuvenate our curls for the heat ahead. It’s extremely important to prepare our curls for the (new) stress they’re about to endure in the summer months, and it’s necessary to switch up or add to our routines. One way to do that is by deep conditioning. Deep conditioning is important because…well…life happens. Our hair is constantly exposed to sunlight, humidity, moisture, and other elements. Not to mention, we just do stuff to it — color it, blow dry it and sometimes straighten it with Read More