Saturday, January 18, 2014

Bantu knots my new favorite style

I get so excited every time I discover a new way to style my hair that I love. About a month ago I discovered bantu knots and I have been in love ever since. Where have you been all my life. It took me a few tries to get it right but I think I finally got it down to a science. What I love about it is that it only takes 10 min to prep and 5 min to style. Now that's my kind of hairstyle.

I usually do the bantu knots the night before and unravel the next morning. Now that I am loving the length of my hair and want to wear it out more often, I am so glad that I am finding great ways to style it. The only drawback for me is that it doesn't last very long, I pretty much have to redo it every other night for it to have that nice look.

This is the result I got from doing it mid-week. I didn't record the process but I totally loved the result and decided to record the process the next time I did it.
Most people do a lot of bantu knots to get more curls but I ain't got time for that. I only do 5 bantu knots and it's working for me. I put some a bit of oil in each section then do the knots. After I am done I put a scarf on my head and sleep with them. This is what they look like in the morning before I take them out.
This is what the front looks like
 From the side, well hello 35 week baby bump
I unraveled the knots and before combing and fluffing out completely
The final result, all fluffed out and combed out. I love it. I don't need the intense curls, I just want some volume, body and a bit of waves.
Have you tried the bantu knot method yet? you totally should it's definitely an awesome way to get some curls without using any heat. Bantu knots are a keeper.


  1. I pinned a how to on those months ago but I haven't gotten around to trying it yet! The way you did it looks great.

  2. Your hair looks really nice! You're doing a great job. I do bantu knots often. It is my go to style. On the other hand, I just discovered how to use flex rods. I am still a work in progress there :).

  3. This has been a miss for me but yours came out great.

  4. It looks so good!

    I have yet to try the Bantu knot but I want to as my sister swears by it and now you!

    You glow girl!

  5. Ooh I like them a lot...I attempted Bantu knots but I think my hair was too short!!

  6. I love your hairstyle, it looks professional :)