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

Embrace Your Crown: The Key to an Empowered Natural Hair Journey

The social media natural hair craze is a pool of textures and personalities from all races and ethnicities, and it’s an inspiring thing to watch. As teenagers or twenty-somethings before the natural hair craze began, some of our main goals in life were to blend in. It was a crucial time for us to develop personal style… and then most of us caught on to eventually let our hair grow up and out! Ginelle, one our awesome Funky Junkies can relate! Keep  reading for more of her inspiring story! Ginelle is creative and charismatic, hailing from New York city, with a 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

How to Get the Perfect ‘Fro with Uncle Funky’s Daughter Products

Is anyone else happy the ‘fro is back? We scroll Instagram and see tons of ringlets, protective styles and wet looks… but the afro hadn’t been getting much glory until more recently. Viral social media posts like those from @afropunk’s ‘Afro of the Day’ series and inspiring beauties like Ebonee Davis, are sparking interest in the style we thought was forgotten about. Wanna know how to achieve the look with Uncle Funky’s Daughter? Read on! Healthy Hair First Embracing your natural hair can be a challenge in itself, and establishing a regimen is even more difficult. UFD’s goal is to Read More

Simple Wash Day Routine For Natural Hair Kids in Five Steps

Wash days can be very tasking, especially if you have a lot of hair to work with and you’re still trying to figure everything out. When you add kids to the equation, it can throw everything off-balance. That’s why in this post, I will be sharing a simple five step wash day routine you can start implementing in your kids natural hair regimen. This wash day routine is very useful for mothers with multiple daughters who have to take care of their natural hair and that of their daughters. I can guarantee that after reading this post, you and your daughters will look forward 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

Renee’s Corner: Here’s How to A Get No Fail Wash & Go!

Aside from the usual, “What products do you use in your hair,” question, I also get a couple of follow-up questions that aren’t so short in response — Mainly styling questions. My hair is tightly coiled and absorbs moisture very well, but with my crazy routine, I typically opt for a twist out, protective style or wash & go. Uncle Funky’s Daughter products have helped me with these looks long before they became a bigger part of my life as President. I’m going to break down my wash & go routine for you guys as I’ve done with so many naturalistas Read More