Hitting Reset Post-Vacay

Summer is when most naturals decide to let their hair be free. The heat and humidity do not always allow our favorite styles (i.e. perm rod sets) to perform at their best. Also, if you LOVE the water like I do, the pool and beach are your go-to places when on summer vacation. Being that I just wrapped up a cruise in the Bahamas, here are some great tips I learned for optimal stress-free hair. Don’t Over Think It. You are on vacation, so have some fun and live a little!  All your healthy hair practices do not have to Read More

Five Tips for Maintaining Your Hair on Vacation

Hair can be a hassle on any given day but when vacationing, no one wants to stress about it! I’m the type of person that still wants to look glamorous while putting in the least amount of effort, so I can focus on enjoying my vacation. I’ve managed to master maintaining my hair for all occasions, and there are a few things that anyone can do to keep it cute on the go. Head wraps will never go out of style and they can be worn so many ways. I will rock a head wrap if my hair isn’t dry Read More

Making the Most of Summer Vacation with UFD

The best part about summer is vacations, and of course, every naturalista feels she has has 2 options: wearing a protective style, or finding a hairstyle that is long lasting, and easy to refresh. I am always up for having my hair out, so it is likely that I will be rocking my ‘fro all vacation long! How you set your hair before you board the plane will ensure your hair will stay cute from day one through seven. Even if it’s super humid out, a huge ‘fro never hurt nobody! For any trip, before I leave for take off, I Read More

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

IMadameJay’s Spring Vacation Must-Haves

I don’t know about you, but spring break is the time of year that I most look forward to! As we get closer and closer to summer, the warm and breezy, “in-between” weather just makes me a unique kind of happy. This spring, I’ll be visiting the beach and there are definitely some essential items and products that I must have with me on this trip. First and foremost, I’ll need a big stylish tote to carry all of my things in. You always want to make sure you grab a bag that not only fits your style, but one that is roomy 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