Knotted vs Knotless Braids and where to find them

Updated: Oct 20, 2019

If you’ve been on insta lately, you’ll have seen the trend towards knotless braids. What are knotless braids? Are they better or worse than knotted? Read on to find out.

Knotted Braids

The classic. If it ain’t broke 🤷🏿‍♀️The staple in a box braiders toolkit. This is the original braiding type where hair is introduced right at the start of the braid. Especially great for those with shorter hair that can be harder to pick. Here are some of our recommended knotted braids stylists



Knotless Braids

For those who hate the bumps at the start of their braids. People are raving about knotless braids because you don’t see the knots at the start and its less tension on your natural hair. Your hair is slightly plaited before introducing extensions to give off a more natural aka #straightfromthehead look. Here is one of our recommended knotless braids stylists.



If you’re interested in finding out how to do your own #knotlessbraids check out this easy to follow video by Glam By Merry.

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