Are you considering getting knotless braids installed in your hair? You’re making the right choice. It is the go-to hairstyle for every black woman. They are straightforward to maintain, beautiful, light, wonderfully painless, and most significantly, they will not break your hair. Phew! What a relief. Only those who have struggled with their edges will understand why I sighed like this.
What are knotless braids? They are simply braids installed on the hair without the familiar pain associated with traditional braids. They are braids that start with your natural hair and extensions or what we Nigerians call attachments that will be added as you braid. This is what keeps your hair, especially your edges, protected because there is less tension on your scalp.
Latest knotless braids hairstyles
These hairstyles are numerous. All of them are beautiful as they show off your beauty and free spirit. Below are some of the latest knotless braids hairstyles you should try in 2022:
Bohemian knotless braids
Try this style if you want to feel wild and free. Beautiful and breezy, you can’t go wrong with this hairstyle. Bohemian knotless beads have very loose ends, and each braid is different from the other.
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Long knotless braids
If you have the energy to sit for long hours, this hairstyle is for you. They are long and braided in small sections with less tension on your scalp. Your stylist will only braid in more extensions for the extra inches. This hairstyle has 90s vibes and is edgy and very feminine.
Extra-long knotless braids
If you think long braids take hours, extra-long styles take forever. However, the result is always worth the effort as the hairstyle is versatile. You can braid with any colour of the extensions. Try the bun style, halfway up, halfway down kind and add beads, cowries, rings and ribbons to create a unique look.
Short knotless braids
If you don’t like stress, try short styles. Very chic and low maintenance, short braids flatter your face beautifully. While this hairstyle generally weighs less on your scalp, short knotless braids weigh even lesser. Very ideal for ladies who are growing their edges.
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Small knotless braids
This style is braided into the natural hair to create a more seamless finish. They are very light and can be worn long or short. Try using colours like burgundy, blonde, brown, or you can be daring and use red or orange.
Medium knotless braids
Medium knotless braids are ideal if you don’t want to go too long or too short. They take less time to make and don’t feel heavy on your scalp. They can also be styled in various ways.
Large knotless braids
These are versatile hairstyles that look great at any length. The weight of the large braids is concentrated in the area where you have more hair on your head. You can also style it however you wish.
Jumbo knotless braids
Jumbo braids are very thick and take less time to finish. They are fine on their own and don’t need extra styling.
Triangle knotless braids
Try this style instead of the classic square look if you love attention. Very ideal for extroverts. They are great in any length too.
Knotless goddess box braids
Knotless goddess box braids are very feminine, beautiful and classy. They are more bohemian than traditional and give off the “mermaid” vibe. Very carefree and seductive.
Senegalese twists are great for protecting your hair from friction and breakage. Very versatile and long-lasting, they can be worn long or short, small or jumbo size, up or down. Anyhow you want, it is excellent.
Latest knotless braids with curly ends
Do you want to jazz up your braids to make them look glam and stunning? Try these braids with curly ends listed below:
Box braids with curls
These are braids that transform into loose curls from chin length. They are very chic and easy to wear.
Red goddess box braids with curls
A great idea if you want to try a daring hair colour and new hairstyle. These mid-length braids have small curls at the end.
Ombre box braids with curls
Ombre allows you to try a new colour without being bold. It is a lighter and warmer shade that can suit anyone.
Triangle braids with curls
Take your attention-seeking triangle braids to the next level by adding curls. It’s a wow.
Goddess feed in and curls
Yeah, we’re really into goddess braids. This one is super glam and trendy. Any length will make you look like a goddess.
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Braided ponytails with curls
Braided into tribal cornrows and styled high on the head, braided ponytails with curls are great if you can’t decide between braids and curls. The upper half is braids, while the lower half is loose curls.
Braids to the side with curls
These braids are styled and worn on one side with tight curls. It is best worn long to create a wow look.
Jumbo braids with curls
Girl… you’re on another level if you add curls to your jumbo braids.
Braid bobs with curls
These braided curls are curled under the chin to frame the face beautifully. You can also accessorize with ribbons, cowries, rings and beads.
Latest knotless braids with beads
You can accessorize your this hairstyle with beads. Here is a video to inspire you.
Knotless braids styles
You mustn’t limit yourself to styling your knotless braids by letting them all down or tying them in an all-back fashion. With this hairstyle, there are numerous styles at your disposal. You can style your braids in a bun, half-up, half-down, ponytail, etc. Below is a video of how to style this hairdo to look glam: