Bantu knots are one of the cutest and flirtatious hairstyles you can wear. Historically they came from West Africa and fortunately for us they spread throughout the world as a favorite hairstyle for everyone. In addition, they work with absolutely any hair type, be it curly or straight, long, short or medium. Oh, did we mention how easy it is to make your own Bantu knots at home? Therefore, here are 50 examples to admire and inspire.
1. Rocking the Bantu Knots Queen Style
It’s not easy to be a street star, but still stay on the feminine and elegant side. Still, you can always take a cue from this grim-looking lady and rock some Bantu knots the way she is. You can also add a gold choker to express your status as a queen and a statement ring, and you’re there.
2. Bantu knot on long hair
The colorful ’90s hit Boho Chic with this idea for Bantu knots. In addition, they are even bigger if you have long hair because the Bantu knots are twisted into pyramids or long funnels. Complete your outfit with stylish bohemian earrings and a pastel-colored one-shoulder shirt.
3. Bantu knot on curly hair
One way to copy this look is to split your hair into multiple strands. You can follow a hive pattern for your scalp to make the fabric look even more trendy. As a result, it will be a fabulous way to style your short, curly hair that will make you instantly fall in love.
4. Simple Bantu knots
Here is a back view of a beautiful young girl who chose the traditional and simple Bantu knots. If you want to try this at home, you need to share your hair in a radiant pattern. You can also complete the look with short statement earrings, as colorful as you can find it.
5. Beautifies Bantu nodes
At the opposite end of the simple Bantu knot are the ornate ones. For this look you will not only wear the traditional fabric of Bantu women in Africa, but you also need to add some shine. For example, this lovely lady has chosen to put some golden hair jewelry in her hair strands while she is weaving her knots. Finally, complete the look with some big gold hoops to make it even more luxurious.
6. Bantu knots and braids
Who says Bantu Nodes must stand alone? Add to the traditional hairstyle an element of surprise in the form of finely knit pigtails. In addition, you can stay two of them all the time of your hair, or you can go for the whole head for a spectacular view. Due to the intricate design of the hairstyle, keep your makeup and jewelry in a undertone and as simple as possible. That’s why you will not overdo it.
7. Lush closures in Bantu knots
Curls, knots, turns, coils. They call it. Bantu knots can incorporate them all and make them look good. Therefore, no matter how long your hair is, you can always tie it in a Bantu knot. Keep them close to the head instead of the pyramid style if you want elegance rather than fun.
8. Goddess Bantu Knot
Own the space you are in and rule the world while you’re at it. Here’s a wonderful piece of inspiration for you with lots of Bantu knots tied tightly around your head. Also add a pearl nose ring and a dark and earthy make-up, and you can not go wrong.
9. Bantu knot on ent ntes hair
Here’s a wonderful idea that you can try at home if you do not have much time left. First, split your hair into strands and twist loosely around your finger to create the Bantu knots. Finally, repeat the process as often as you want around the head.
10. Minimal Bantu nodes
How about a minimal use of the traditional Bantu knot? Divide your hair into four or five thick strands and twirl the knots. Seems like this lovely lady has added a 90s collar, a stylish pearl nose ring and a dark plum lip. You can look just as fabulous as you if you try!
11. Half the knot
You can also make an interesting twist on the Bantu knot hairstyle by making only half of your head. Here’s a wonderful inspiration for you with a young lady who knotted only the front half of her hair and let the other part hang over her shoulders in natural curls. As a consequence, she looks great.
12. Bantu knot on short hair
If you have short hair, you’re in luck. As a result, the little Bantu knots will look like little rosebuds on your head. Finally, add some statement trinkets for a touch of pizzazz.
13. Violently Bantu knot
This great look combines the natural playfulness of Bantu knots with the wildness of a camouflage shirt. As a result, it will make you look incredibly stylish no matter how you style it.
14. Naughty, road and statement Banu Knots
Here’s a look that unites all the elements to grow up. Sassy, road and statement. The ink blue lip and the golden nose ring bring out the cheek and the dollar pattern tank top is here to talk about street. In addition, the Bantu nodes are of course a statement.
15. Braided hair and Bantu knot
This look is all about business at the front and party in the back. The way to get that look is to braid a long and oversized braid forward and then a whole lot of fun Bantu knots in the back.
16. Chestnut in the knot
Bantu knots are not just for ladies with dark hair. Here is a perfect example of some beautiful chestnut waves trapped in the knots. They look like a crown of flower buds above the head that you can easily reproduce at home. Apart from that, you can also add some big earrings and colorful make-up to complete the look.
17. Metal and copper
Continuing the examples of multicolored hair, here is a copper-colored mane. The lady in the picture tied everything together in beautifully arranged Bantu knots. In addition, she styled everything with oversized narrow silver earrings and a silver collar. In addition, the white dots are not mandatory. However, you can wear this look everyday.
18. Short and sweet Bantu knots
When it comes to Bantu knots on short hair, the rule is simple. The thinner the hair strands, the more knots you will have. Therefore, here is a perfect example that represents this idea. Notice how she also arranged her knots perfectly in straight lines. How smart and elegant!
A good opportunity for you to show off your new Bantu knot hairstyle is, of course, at a party. If you want to repeat this look, you should tie your hair in a selection of Bantu pyramidal knots. In addition, you can dress up in a party dress and add a statement pearl earring.
20. Of course, go
If you are tired of your hairstyle and want a change, you do not need to cut or dye that far. In contrast, you can use your natural-colored locks to create loose Bantu knots here and there. As a consequence, you can observe how your whole face changes in a few minutes. Change is really easy, after all!
21. Haarkunst with Bantuknoten
Beautifying Bantu knots can go further than just adding a braid or some golden studs. Here is an example of a fantastic piece of hair art. If you add some delicate elements of your own hair directly to the scalp, you will frame your face and make the nodes even more prominent.
22. Lolita in Bantu knot
How can you make a little girl sweeter than she already is? Of course, add some Bantu knots in her hair. This pretty young lady is a living proof that modern princesses are just the hype.
23. Controls and squares
Take an example from this example and divide your hair into squares. Take the resulting strands and weave them into Bantu knots. As a result, the result, seen from above, is fabulously geometric, not to mention stylish. Besides, even if you do it yourself at home, you will still look like you’ve gone to a professional salon.
24. Electrical vibrations
Here is a fantastic interpretation of the traditional color and style of the Bantu knot. You can get it by dipping your hair in half. In addition, you can achieve the same result when you call ombre. For this to work, we suggest that you choose an electric color, just like the one you see in the picture. Choose a sea foam green, electric pink or gaga yellow.
25. Bantu Knot on Transitioning Hair
If you are about to switch to your natural hair and are looking for a style that will guide you through this difficult time, look no further. It is Bantu knot to the rescue. Let your hair heal and return to its former glory. As we all know, Bantu knots are a very protective style against the hair strands and will keep them safe and sound.
26. Zig and Zag and Zig again
When talking about Bantu knots, the detachments you make in your hair are as important as the knots themselves. If you keep this idea in mind, you can cut your hair in a zigzag pattern rather than a straight one.
27. Bantu knots and blonde highlights
Another way to put your Bantu knots and your hair into perspective is to tie in your blonde highlights. Especially lighter hair will always stand out and give your hair the necessary perspective. Think in 3D!
28. Luscious locks
Talk about breathtaking! Add some hair oil or product to your strands before you turn them. Finally, after you finish, the Bantu knots will look smart and supple. Apart from that, the oil will also make your hair and scalp, which we all wish, shine.
29. Bantu for blonde
Crazy for blond and crazy for topknot results in a fantastic light colored Bantuknoten. Do not worry if your hair is too short. As a consequence, the knots will be tiny but still wondrous. Also, you can add a statement lip and some oversized jewelry to really make an entrance. You can not go for any jewelry at all, if you want to look more natural and demure.
30. Braided Bantu knots on long hair
How about, instead of twisting the strands of hair, do you braid them? Take the long braids and twist them around your finger until you get the pyramidal knot. In addition, you can go the extra mile, just like the lovely lady on the picture by adding some golden hair glare.
31. Shiny and chic
When you make your Bantu knots at home, you can always start when your hair is still wet after washing. In this way, the knots not only keep their shine and shine, but your hair will curly after losing weight.
32. Spider web and spools
Continuing the countdown of all sorts, in which you can style your separating hair strands, here is the spider web. It is probably safe to say that it also falls into the category of “hair art”. Although you may be able to do this at home rather than in a salon, you may need help to get it right. At least in the beginning.
33. Long and high Bantu knots
Remember this tip – the longer your hair is, the bigger your Bantu knots get. For example, in this example you can clearly see that this young lady has some serious closures. So their Bantu knots look like little funnels of glamor and style.
34. Bantu knot on curly hair
Deciding to tie your curly hair into bantu knots may be the best decision you’ve ever made. So if it seems that your deep curly hair has its own meaning, you can now bring it to its rightful place with this hairstyle. As a bonus, it will look natural and blurry.
35. Thin Bantu knots
So, another way to go, if you have long hair, is to tie it in several very thin bantu knots. You can replicate this look by dividing your hair into thin strands and then spinning around until you get funnel-shaped knots. The big part about this hairstyle choice is that some of the knots are going to stand straight while some will be a little flop. The result is a very natural appearance.
36. Bicoloured two-tone knots
Instead of the golden hair ornaments we showed earlier, you can always use your natural hair to beautify your Bantu knots. Gently bind them together so that the blond strands surround the base of the knot leaving only a dark tip.
37. Less is more
Less can be more when it comes to this beautiful hairstyle. Divide your hair into two sections, one in front and one in the back. Also, add a shiny hair product and tie two large knots near the forehead and neck. Dramatic makeup is a must to supplement this one kind.
38. Several Bantu nodes
Fine hair can also be tied in several small Bantu knots. Keep it as close as possible to your scalp for a beautiful 90’s mood. The beautiful lady in this example has managed to make all her knots the same size, shape and height. As a result, she looks wonderful and pretty.
39. Bantu knot in a crown
This amazing way of tying your Bantu knots will make you feel like a queen. Since a series of tall, funnel-shaped knots runs from the left side of the head to the right, it looks like the queen has a crown on her head. Talk about a royal style!
40. braids and more braids
This style includes as many braids as you can. Not only does the model have tiny braids where it separates the strands of hair, but also the curls it used to twist and knot.
41. The colors of the rainbow in your hair
So, in case you’re going to a party or a fun New Year’s Eve party, here’s a bold suggestion for you – multicolored Bantu knots. You can dye your hair permanently or temporarily in as many colors as you like. First divide your mane into several strands by color. You can mix them for a rainbow look or have separate shades. If you tie the Bantu knots, they look like a colorful piece of art. You can do as the lovely lady on the picture and also add a statement jewel on your head.
42. The knot-down
Bantu knots are not only useful when tied together, but also when you let your hair loose. If you keep your hair moist or apply some fixative before positioning it, the hair will be wavy or curly after disassembly. In addition, you can have your hair dry out during the night or use a hair dryer if you are on the run.
43. Geometric patterns
Geometric patterns may have been the trend in the ’90s, but they were there for a reason. It makes the proud owner of such a hairstyle elegant, sophisticated and chic. In addition, this way of working works for both parties and a fun day in the office or a casual Friday.
44. Purple Bantu knot
If you have short hair and make your bantu knots small and thick, they look like little rosebuds. Besides, if you dye your hair in a suitable shade, the likeness will be scary. So if you are looking for the best festival look of the next summer, then look no further, because you have found it!
45. The simple Bantu knot
Simplicity should never be overrated because there is much beauty in it. Therefore, binding a few simple Bantu knots without many embellishments can create a wonderful effect, especially if you are doing it for your child. Thus, it can be worn everywhere, even in kindergarten or at school.
46. Street Style Bantu knot
Bantu knots can also be a very efficient hairstyle if you do not have too much time on your hands. Above all, you need to wash your hair in the morning shower and then quickly tie in some knots. Finally, of course, let it dry as you go towards the office or school. Also go for natural makeup to complete the look.
47. Bantu knot on weave
So, if you’re looking for a new hairstyle that’s quick and easy on your fabric, why not try the Bantu knots? Plus, when you combine them with glamorous smokey eye makeup and some big gold earrings, you’ll look like the queen of the night no matter where you go.
48. Bantu knot of dreads
If you’re scared and you want to give them new life, you can turn them into some well-designed Bantu knots. Aside from that, go for the loose style instead of the very tight will make your hair look natural and clean.
49. Bantu knot and glamor
These creative Bantu knots were made by first braiding the hair and then picking some of these braids and twisting them into knots. As a result, they are very fresh and urban, so you look smart and cheeky as you walk down the street.
50. Bantu knot on thin hair
After all, here is a good example of how you can go urban and stylish with your hairstyle. As a consequence, you can make your amazing and thin Bantu knots. In addition, you can add a statement lips and thick eyebrows, as well as a large pair of earrings and a collar.
Finally, there is a hairstyle for everyone out there. Luckily for us, the Bantu nodes fit everywhere and everywhere!