Think bantu knots on a weave don’t work? These ladies will make you think again!

It's time for your mane to jump on board the bantu knots bandwagon!  

Bored of your weave? We understand. But before you decide to take your extensions out, why not give bantu knots a go? Yes, bantu knots do actually work in a weave and let’s just say: if you haven’t been rocking them, you’ve totally been missing out!

So, to show how cool and fashion-forward this combination is, we’ve looked through Instagram and found 6 inspiring ladies who #slay the look.

Bantu knots on a weave: 6 gorgeous look you need to take a look at


bantu knots of weave: shot of woman with sleek bantu knot hairstyle standing outside wearing a bardot top
Sleek and steady wins the race! Credit:

1. Bantu knots + silky weave

Happen to have a silky straight weave? Then this might be your new favourite way to style your hair!

As this gorgeous Instagrammer demonstrates, bantu knots on a weave do work and look amazing when styled to sleek perfection. Notice how she’s also paired a triangle parting with the look for an edgy effect? That’s exactly how we’ll be rocking the look this season! Credit: @iam_queenroe

Editor’s tip: When creating your bantu knots, make sure to use some of the TIGI S Factor Silky Smooth Moisture Serum, which will help give you sleek, smooth and frizz-free strands — all the things this stunning look requires.

bantu knots on weave: shot of woman with crochet weave styled into half up bantu knots style
Crochet hair? Make your faux curls pop with some half-up bantu knots!

2. Bantu knots on curly crochet weave

This mega-babe varies the bantu knot look by rocking it with a curly crochet weave and fashioning it into a festival-ready half-up, half-down style. Cool, right?

To really bring the look together, make like this lady and try adding in some neat hair accessories! Then just sit back, relax and watch as the compliments come pouring in! Credit: @beautycanbraid

close up shot of woman with bantu knot with flowers in them
Got a short curly weave? Try this romantic look on for size! Credit:

3. Bantu knots on short curly weave

The best thing about half-up, half-down bantu knots? They can work just as well on shorter curly weaves, too. Need proof? Just take a look above.

All you have to do, is create 4 baby knots near the front of your hair line and add some pretty flowers of your choice to each one, for an extra romantic feel. Bloomin’ beautiful, no? Credit: @brialarine

side shot of woman with kinky weave styled into bantu knots
It doesn’t get kinkier than this! Credit:

4. Bantu knots on kinky weave

Want to really make your kinky weave pop? Show off that enviable natural texture in the trendiest way possible with these big and bountiful bantu knots.

Although simple, the look sure does pack an elegant punch, making it appropriate for any formal events you might be attending this autumn/winter season. Credit: @iamhannalashay

close up shot of woman with colourful bantu knots hairstyle at a salon
Colourful bantu knots are out of this world! Credit:

5. Colourful bantu knots on weave

Exude tonnes of cool-girl vibes with these colourful bantu knots on a weave hairstyle. This eye-catching look features pops of pastel pink and orange, is easy to achieve and perfect for any creative mavens out there (you know who you are!). Credit: @yourplugyoko

close up shot of woman with braided bantu knots on weave
Love braiding your weave? Then you should try braided bantu knots! Credit:

6. Braided bantu knots on weave

According to this stylish Instagrammer, wearing braided bantu knots with a weave is the way forward — especially if you want your style to last and look on point 24/7!

See? Bantu knots are versatile, non-boring and ready to make your weave look super fly. Credit: @fabyologist


Ready to upgrade your weave with some bantu knots now? We thought so. But the styling fun doesn’t stop there for all you naturalistas, as we have tonnes more inspiration on our Black Hairstyles page just waiting to be discovered!

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