Bantu knots, also referred to as Zulu knots has their origin in Africa, among the Zulu tribe. They are versatile, vibrant and protective hairstyles which dates back centuries. A twisted or braided portion of hair wrapped around itself to form a bun is called a bantu knot. The partitioning of hair plays a huge role in styling this hairdo.
Is your hair extra long? Or are you on the shorter size? Are you just starting your natural hair journey? Twisting your hair into knots will keep it protected and cut back on styling time. Browse through for gorgeous bantu knots that we’ve got for you to inspire your hairstyle.
Braided triangular bantu knots
Braids, bantu knots and triangular partings creates a stunning hairstyle. Accessorize with beads and gold clasps for effect
Small bantu knots
You can never go wrong with bantu knots
Take your mid-sized knots up a notch
Side pattern bantu knots
The three bantu knots on the side are epic. Fluff up the rest of your hair and you’re ready to take the world.
Classy look with bantu knots
The hanging braids on either sides are a catch for these bantu knots. No doubt, this hairstyle is gorgeous.
Bantu knots with braided ends
Part your hair into partitions. Braid each section and wrap it around itself to make the knots. Simply amazing!
Bantu knots being made. They can be made with natural hair.
Flat twists with bantu knots
Cornrows and knots
You want to make your hairstyle memorable? Why not add a few cornrows for a unique look
3 bantu knots with half up half down style
Highlighted bantu knots with geometric parts
Cool and trendy bantu knots
Why not add some colours to your hairstyle?
Bantu knots with braids is among the killer designs in Africa
Frontal bantu knots with curls left hanging make a great hairdo
Black and classy
Little girl with beautiful bantu knots
Get creative with the design of your knots. To get curls in the right places, part your hair strategically.