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Should you do Bantu knots wet or dry?
Know that Bantu-knot outs work best on damp or dry hair that has been stretched, so creating them right on wash day with fully wet hair may be a failure waiting to happen. This style is great for old hair that is not ready for wash day.
How long should I leave Bantu knots in?
Your Bantu knots can last you up to two weeks, and when you’re ready to take them out, some can also enjoy a curled style called a knot-out, which is similar to a twist-out. To do so, release each knot carefully and separate them with your fingers to keep the curls they’ve created in place.
Is Bantu knots good for natural hair?
Bantu knots are a fantastic and gorgeous protective style. They can be used on natural and relaxed hair and work well with various hair textures and lengths. It is also a way to achieve curls without heat or chemicals, which is an incredibly appealing option.
What products should you use for Bantu knots?
Conditioner and moisturizing curl cream is a must for the Bantu knot hairstyle. Hydration should be your number one priority. When applying natural hair products for this style, try something light, like the Mielle Rice Water Moisturizing Milk.
How do you keep Bantu knots from frizzing?
When it comes time to undo your Bantu knots, add a little oil to your hands first. Dry hands will lead to frizzy hair. Olive oil, coconut oil, or argan oil are good to use here. They also add shine to the curls as you unravel them.
Does Bantu knots stretch hair?
Bantu knots take stretching your hair to the next level because, compared to just a twist out, they stretch even further when wrapped around itself. If you’re a lazy natural, you can even wear your bantu knots in a style like Rihanna did in her Pour It Up music video.
What products do you use for Bantu knots?
Can I use conditioner for Bantu knots?
Conditioner and moisturizing curl cream is a must for the Bantu knot hairstyle.
Can you use gel for Bantu knots?
For more definition you can use a foam or a gel with more hold like ECO styler. I start by misting my hair with water to make it easier to part and to add moisture. You can make your knots as big or as small as you’d like.