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
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.
2. Bantu knots on curly crochet weave
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
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
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
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!
ATH reveals why using flexi rods on natural hair is the easiest way to create curl definition
Bouncy curls without heated styling tools? Yes, please! This is how to use flexi rods on natural hair...See article