8 Celebs Who’ve Rocked Bantu Knots

Blac Chyna x Bantu Knots

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I’m feeling all sorts of #BlackGirlMagic when it comes to our hair! Our hairstyles are showing up left and right as trends and must-see looks. I’m not mad at the hair props – just the seeming lack of appreciation of their origins. Added to the buzz are bantu (or Zulu) knots – those twisted or braided sections coiled on our hair that we’ve been rocking for centuries.

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Just last week, Blac Chyna served up bantu knots with micro-cornrows for a trendy take on the protective style staple.


Keep clicking for seven more celebs who’ve slayed – and have been slaying – the banging protective style.

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Stephenetta (isis) Harmon

isis is a music, hair and communications junkie. founder of Sadiaa and editor for HypeHair.com.