Long Hair Does Care!

The number one question I am always asked pertains to hair growth. Never fails! On my hair growth journey, I have tried a lot of different tips and tricks to maximize it. When it comes to growing long, healthy locks, it is important to stimulate hair growth and retain length. I’ll be sharing a few of my tips that cover both of those key components! The first tip is such an old hair hack, but I feel it’s been forgotten about over time. I’m talking about hot oil scalp treatments! It’s an easy way to stimulate hair growth if you Read More

Renee’s Corner: Thankful for the Funk

It’s cooling down, stores are selling pumpkin spice EVERYTHING, and we’re snacking on Halloween candy until we can’t anymore… These are signs it is definitely FALL. This also means 2018 is (unbelievably) about to come to a close. It makes me feel all warm and fuzzy inside to think about all the success and growth Uncle Funky’s Daughter has had over the course of this year, but the thing I feel most is GRATITUDE! This month we are starting off a period of thanks (stay tuned to our social media for more details)! My Family— My youngest daughter, Laura, started Read More

Discovering the Magic in Curly Magic!

As a naturalista with (as Uncle Funky’s Daughter would say) “Well Put Together” curls, I’ve found it can be sort of difficult to find a curl definer that works for my type of hair. Women with looser curl patterns sometimes have an easier time finding a gel that defines their ringlets, and I want that same kind of definition for my curls! I’ve found that in UFD’s Curly Magic Curl Stimulator. Curly Magic has so many great qualities and ingredients! I love that it has a short, simple composition that WORKS. One of my favorite ingredients that I look for Read More

7 Tips for Supporting Your Survivor Friend

In my experience as a cancer survivor, I find that many women desire different levels of friendship during their cancer journey. Here are a few tips I can offer you while supporting a friend with breast cancer… All based on what I can say I needed most during those times. JUST BE THERE! We’ve never been a cancer patient before, so we don’t know what to ask of you or exactly what we need, usually not until the very second we need it. We need you! This is the scariest time of our lives. A reliable friend is a great Read More

Underneath It All: Protecting Your Hair With Wigs

Protective styling is something many black women are familiar with. The aim of protective styling is to reduce the amount of manipulation done to our natural hair, be it through styling, coloring or heat application, that can cause damage. Protective styles also serve the purpose of allowing us to experiment with different hairstyles and looks. One minute, you could be rocking braids, the next week you could be rocking a sleek red bob, another minute you could be turning heads in a gorgeous afro curly wig; the space for creativity is as vast as you want it to be! With Read More

Ctrl + Alt + Do You!

Style, grace and creativity. These are all things we all wish to have in this day and age, especially with the social media industry becoming a marketing tool for putting ourselves out there and showing off our stuff! This month, we’re featuring one of our fab Funky Junkies who’s doing just that! Krystal, known as @krysstylzs on Instagram, has caught our eyes on multiple occasions. Krystal happens to be a fashion consultant and stylist (a stylish woman’s dream, right?!), and she’s based right here in Houston, Texas! As you all know, we enjoy taking the time to get to know you Read More

7 Tips for Natural Hair Newbies

Hey Funky Junkies! It’s your favorite indecisive, product junky, sometime hair neglector, Nia here and we’re going to be discussing the beginner’s guide to natural hair, and no, this won’t be one of those “How To Successfully Be Natural Because I Was Born with Perfect Hair and Never Experienced Struggle” type of guides. I have actually been through many trials and tribulations with my hair from heat damage, damage from bleach, balding… You name it!  On the flip side, my curls have also seen brighter days! I’ve been able to reach waist length hair, aid my hair back to health Read More