The Brilliance of Bantu Knots

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Bantu knots have always been hot, but we’ve been seeing them everywhere lately. The trendy hairstyle was created many years ago to categorize hundreds of ethnic groups within South Africa. One of the groups called Zulu started an ethnic group known as Bantu. This is where the style originated. Today, celebrities are rocking this style while adding their own unique flare.

This style isn’t just a cute hair trend, either. It can create a beautiful curl pattern without applying heat to your hair, tooSo not only is this a great style, it’s functional, as well. Celebs can’t get enough of this multifaceted style and nor can we! Here are a few of our favorite Bantu Knot looks.

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About The Author

Candace Smith

While studying fashion marketing at The Art Institute of Charlotte, Candace landed her first job as a beauty consultant for Ulta Beauty. There, she earned her informal education in hair and beauty. Now, she is the advertising manager for the multicultural beauty trade publication, OTC Beauty Magazine. She loves to share tips and help fellow beauty lovers stay on top of the current hair and beauty trends.