74 Cool Bantu Knots Hairstyles With How to Tutorials


If you are looking for a protective style that is going to keep your hair healthy and manageable then why not try out the Bantu knot hairstyle. There are many styles out that that will protect the afro-textured hair and Bantu knots are just one of them. You can try weaves, box braids and sew-in styles but Bantu knots are a really cool style that is sure to make you happy this season.

Women want to show off their styles they don’t want to hide them just because they are trying to protect their hair. Bantu knots allow you to do that why rocking out a style that is really quick and easy to do.

These knots can be created with ant length of hair as long as it’s not too short. This style is all about creating knots in the hair. It’s a lovely style that will flatter anyone. We have picture tutorials for you that will show you just how easy this style really is.

Check out these 74 Cool Bantu Knots Hairstyles With How to Tutorials:

  1. Sweet Styles 

As you can see these styles can be used with any texture of hair. If you need to provide your hair with some TLC for a bit, then this is a great style for you.

2. Tiny Knots

The Bantu knots can be created in many different sizes. It all depends on the style that you are looking for. Thin hair will likely leave you with small knots.

3. Golden Designs

These four pictures show you just how easy it is to create the Bantu knots. It’s not a hairstyle that will take you very long to do and then you can keep it in for as long as you want.

4. The Bantu Hawk Tutorial

This six-step process shows you how you can create this style for an event. It’s simple and easy. The additional flowers are a nice touch.


5. Great For Kids

This style is great for kids because it looks cool and they will think it’s a fun new style to try. These six photos show you how you can create the style at home in just a few easy steps.

6. A Mohawk

If you are looking for an edgy style that is sure to draw some attention then why not create your knots in a mohawk fashion. It’s a daring new look this season.

7. Great Colors

The white shades in this style are sure to make your entire look stand out. The combination of white and black makes for an amazing contrast.

8. Unusual Designs

A great style that is sure to draw the eye. We love these scalp designs that are created with these knots.

9. Short Styles

As you can see Bantu knots can be created with short styles as well. This is a great protective style if you are trying to grow out your hair.

10. Red Styles

Red is always a great color choice for any hairstyle. These little knots make for a cool new look.

11. A Twisty Style

When it is time to take out your knots, you will be left with an amazing bunch of twisty curls. You can create a whole new style from them.

12. A Spikey Look

She has really short hair and her knots are not fully, they are only partially done. If you are looking for a different style, then this is the one for you. It’s an unusual look, but it will create some pretty amazing curls at the end.

13. Round Knots

A low maintenance style that you can wear for a long time. It’s a simple look and yet it’s so cool. Rock this style for your next event and you will see what we are talking about.

14. Twisty Knots

This creative look would be great for an event. It’s original and it will really stand out. We love the braids that are all over the scalp. With style like this, you can wear it for a month before you take it out and see the curls that you are left with. Some women use these styles to protect their hair for a period of time.

15. Weird Twists

This is a different take on the Bantu knots, but it shows what thin hair would look like with the knots. It’s likely that they are just using the knots to create the amazing curls that they want. It’s not a style you would want to wear to an event. But the curls, however, will be breathtaking.

16. A Partial Style

This is a gorgeous style that incorporates loose kinks with Bantu knots. We love this style and so will you. It’s a great one to try for your next event. The kinks are absolutely amazing, so try it out this season.

17. Create Crazy Curls

These curls are amazing and so very different from most. You can get these gorgeous curls by tying the knots in your hair. This four-step process shows you exactly what you need to do to get them. It’s really very easy and you will see that you can wear the style for a long period of time.

18. A Great Style

Another example of how you can have a knotted style while keeping some of it loose. It’s a great style that you can wear anywhere. Where them for awhile and then allow those curls to go free.

19. Above Shot

Here we have the same look but we get to see the knots from a different angle. You get a better look at the knots from this photo and the curls in the back are going to be the type that you end up with when the knots are taken out. 

20. Celebrity Styles

Bantu knots have made it to the celebrity life, so you know it has to be a cool style. Rihanna here is known as a trendsetter and here she is rocking the knots. She looks pretty cool in the style. You can’t go wrong with following any style that Rihanna has. She always looks amazing and she knows good style when she sees it.

21. Cute Kids Styles

How much would your child enjoy a cool hairstyle like this one? It’s a fun way of protecting your child’s hair. They will have fun while you know their hair is being protected at the same time.

22. Gorgeous Style

This is a perfect example of how you can wear this style to an event. Wow, the crowd with this amazing style. We love the accessories that she has added to the style. All you need to do is add accessories to make a simple look more glamourous for an event. She is sure to wow everyone when she shows up.

23. Front and Back

We get a front and back angle to see how the style is going to look. Once you have the style in, you can keep it in as long as you want. Then once you take it out, you are left with these stunning kinky curls. Try it out this spring and show off your amazing curls.

24. Creating a Hairstyle

As we can see here this simple task of creating Bantu knots can leave you with a stunning hairstyle in the end. It’s up to you how long you want to keep the knots in. Once you take them out, you will have gorgeous curls that people will be talking about all night.

25. Crazy Designs

You can have a lot of fun with these knots and create a design that is going to look cool while you are wearing the knots. It’s so easy to create that you will be happy you did it.

26. Add Some Braids

This style is truly a work of art. There is a lot of creativity to this design and you might want to go to the salon to have it styled. There are knots and braids throughout the style that is sure to make you the talk of the party. You won’t find a more creative or beautiful style than this one.

27. Leave it Loose

You can use knots to create a partial style. The bottom here has been left loose while the knots on top have been used as almost a bun.

28. Stylish Ideas

This girl is relaxing with one of the coolest hairstyles out there. This is a style that you can take anywhere with you. It takes no time at all to create and you will love the finished product.

29. Fashionable Style

Bantu knots can be worn anywhere, and that means whether you are running errands or going to a red carpet event. Rihanna has rocked the style, so that gives you permission to do so as well.We love how tall and twisty these knots are; it’s like having little tornados all over your head.

30. Bold Styles

We have Rihanna here rocking the same style and we get to see the front angle as well as the back. These styles are so cool and they are sure to put you on some best-dressed list, or at least the best hairstyle list. Either way, you will be glad you tried it out.

31. Gorgeous Curls

These stunning curls look amazing with the knots. If you are looking for a sexy and stylish hairdo, then you can’t go wrong with this one. Walk into any room with this style and you will blow everyone away, it’s just that beautiful.

32. Checkered Pattern

These knots can be styled in so many different ways. This one has more of a square checkered pattern. Find the pattern that matches your personality the best and go with it.  You won’t regret trying out this amazing style.

33. Tight Curls

If you are looking for very tight curls when you are finished, then make your Bantu knots very small and tight all over the head. You will end up with a pretty cool style at the end.

34. Stunning Updos

If you have a fancy event coming up, then you are sure to blow the crowd away with this gorgeous partial updo. The knots are stunning as well as the cascading curls in the back.

35. Stylish Knots

A simple style that is going to turn heads regardless of where you go. It’s a stunning style all around.

36. Tiny Knots

This style is very creative and it will be the talk of your next party for sure. In this style, the knots are all very small and they are making circular patterns all over the head.

37. Beautiful Knots

Another example of a style with Bantu knots that will make your child feel like a million bucks. Look how cute these styles are for children.

38. Twirly Curls

This four-step process is going to give you the best curls that you have ever seen. Just look at those elegant twirls at the end.

39. A Burst of Color

Her knots have been colored which gives her a whole new look at the end. We just love the end style; it’s quite sexy.

40. Creative Designs

These are two very different Bantu knots and it has a lot to do with the texture of your hair. There are many ways of achieving the knots so that you can get those amazing curls.

41. Section Off Styles

A great style that is perfectly sectioned off so that you have an even style all around.

42. Glamor Styles

Who says that you can’t wear your knots out? We have already proven that people are doing it.

43. Large Knots

The size of your knots depends on the size of the curls you are looking for in the end. You can choose whatever style you want right from the beginning.

44. Crazy New Looks

Create a crazy new look for yourself this season and don’t look back.

45. Model Styles

This gorgeous style requires a lot of hair. It’s easy to pull off though if you have the hair. We love how the top is knotted and the bottom is left loose. This is a great style for an event.

46. Braided Knots

Why not add some extra awesomeness to your style by braiding your hair before they are knotted. It will create a fashion statement for sure.

47. Roll Your Knots

These are very different knots and they are rolled instead of twisted into a knot. You are sure to get the same type of curls, however, when you take out the rolls. The rolled look is not one that we recommend you wearing out in public.

48. Amazing Curls

This knotted style is sure to bring a smile to your face. This gorgeous look is one that you should definitely wear to your next event.

49. Amazing Designs

Another great style that has a lot of creative elements to it. These types of styles are sure to draw the eye. We love the addition of the double braids to this style.

50. Step By Step

This simple style is quite easy to put together. These eight steps show you just have simple the process is. At the end, you are left with gorgeous curls.

51. A Model Appeal

This style is very fashionable in the industry right now. We have seen stars and models wearing it. It’s time for you to take the step and create your own awesome style.

52. Mohawk Styles

This gorgeous style is breathtaking and more than a little cool. If you like the mohawk fashions, then you are sure to love this knotted style that leaves the mohawk portion loose.

53. Blonde Styles

If you are looking for a breathtaking blonde look, then this is the style for you. All those Bantu knots created those gorgeous curls and now she is ready for a night on the town.

54. Braided Middle

A gorgeous style that combines braids and knots together. We love how the middle of the head has braids that are sectioning off. It’s a gorgeous style that you can wear anywhere.

55. Create Some Waves

If you have ever wanted waves without using a heating tool, then you have come to the right place. These knots will give you the perfect beach waves for this summer. Follow the steps to get your waves today.

56. Stunning Red

Red is always an eye-catching color. If you want to make an impression this season, then this is the style for you.

57. Children’s Hairstyles

A great style that you are sure to love for your child. We just adore the shine in this style. The back is left loose in the style while the front has the knots.

58. Amazon Styles

This gorgeous style is sure to keep you cool this summer. Wear it to your next BBQ or even to the beach.

59. Creative Styles and Knots

A bold look that is sure not turn heads regardless of where you are. It’s a simple style that doesn’t take a lot of time to create.


60. Different Looks

Two very different looks, but both are beautiful to wear to an event. One has a partial style while the other has all the knots.

61. Smaller Knots

Knots come in all shapes and sizes; it just depends on what kind of style you are looking for.

62. Sweet Styles

If you need a formal style for an event for your child, then you won’t find a more elegant and sweet style than this one. We love how cute she looks with the small knots.

63. Large Twisty Knots

A gorgeous style that shows off large twisty knots all over the years. She is sure to have a gorgeous style when the knots come out.

64. Add Some Bling

The gold jewelry addition to the knots really makes the entire look stand out. If you have an event to go to, then consider adding some accessories ot your style.

65. Mesmerizing Knots

Another example of a knotted style that is small with blonde coloring. These curls are sure to come out tight and marvelous looking.

66. A Bold New Look

We love these knotted styles because they are convenient if you want a style that can stay in there for a long period of time. Protecting your hair is so very important.

67. The Knotted Process

This girl has a smile on her face as she waits for her knotted creation to be complete.

68. Simple Styles

A simple style that is not only low-maintenance but gorgeous as well. We can’t get enough of these cool trends that will make you the life of the party as soon as you arrive.

69. A Couple of Knots

These knots come in all shapes and sizes and as we can see here she has added some accessories to the style as well. Accessories will always make your style stand out more so if you want something different then try these out.

70. Beautiful Knotted Looks

If you have thin hair, then this is likely what your knots will end up looking like. They tend to be smaller than the knots created with thicker hair. You will still get the same type of curls though, but they will just be tighter.

71. Tight Braids

A gorgeous style that has tony braided knots all over the head. The style is well put together and the finishing touches have accessories in them. It’s a gorgeous style that is sure to make you the talk of the party. So try them out!

72. Magnificent Styles

A stylish look that is going to look amazing at your next formal event. The great thing about these styles is that you can wear them for a girl’s night out or just a day at the beach, they are very versatile styles.

73. Gorgeous from Every Angle

These styles are sure to please you wherever you are planning on going. We get two photos here that show off the stunning styles. We love how beautiful the knots look after they are finished.

74. Tall Knots

A great style that has some pretty tall knots. Again, it’s all about how you want to create your knots because they had been styled in many different ways. The sky is the limit for what you can create with Bantu knots. A bold choice that will really turn heads.


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