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How to style knotless braids are various ways you can style your knotless braids. 

This new technology braid has been in vogue for a while now.

Knotless braids are a new generation of braid styles. And technology has made it easy for women to be alluring and experience less pain. 

Knotless braids are not only less painful but also make one look neat and gorgeous. This style of braid is every girl’s dream hair. When you finally make it another worry you would have is, how do I style it? This is a common question women ask. 

Alessia Cara said in her song “Scars to Your Beautiful” that “Beauty is pain and there is beauty in everything”. The lyrics can be applied to women in many ways.

The actual meaning of the phrase “beauty is pain” comes from a French translation that says “one must suffer to be beautiful”. Gen-Z finds this definition silly because one must not suffer now to be attractive.

In this article, we are referring to hair as a form of beauty. Before getting started with how to style knotless braids. You’ll need two things a rubber band and basic knowledge of how to make a simple cornrow. 

We will answer your questions but you will have to keep scrolling to see.

How to style knotless braids           

How To Style Knotless Braids

This hairstyle has gained popularity, so everyone wants to know how to style it. We wrote 11 different ways you can style it to stay on trend and maintain beauty. 

11 ways to style knotless braids     

How to style knotless braids

The following are 11 ways to style knotless braids. They are:

1. Pigtail Buns Knotless Braids

How To Style Knotless Braids
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This is a Y2K hairstyle that is in trend now. The buns are either one or two. In the end, it will be down, like half up, half down, but with a bun.

Step 1: Split the braids down the middle of your head into half. Divide the half into two. 

Step 2: Tie the two buns together with a rubber band and roll them into a bun. 

Step 3: To add even more, pull off one braid above each bite.

2. Side Part Knotless Braids

How To Style Knotless Braids

Divide your hair into side parts and tie it to the back. You can cornrow the two sides. Or pull some to your forehead and some backwards. 

Step 1: Divide the hair you wish to braid into two halves. Unless you want the braid to be large. The first five rows of braids are what you grab.

Step 2: Continue the braids as a plait after forming the braids into a cornrow that stops above your ear.

Step 3: Plait down to prevent unraveling, or wrap the ends in a rubber band to keep them in place.

3. All Hair To One Side Knotless Braids

How To Style Knotless Braids

Pull your hair to the side of your head. This method is also suitable for women with broad foreheads. If you want your hair to be the focus rather than your forehead try this style. This style is done like the lemonade hairstyle. 

4. High Ponytail Knotless Braids

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Take hair cues from Ariana Grande since she is the queen of ponytails. Pack your hair upwards but higher than normal to form a ponytail. This hairstyle is known for bringing out the beauty of the hair. But its disadvantage is that it brings out the forehead. Who cares about the forehead when you can rock it? Beauty is accepting who you are. 

Step 1: Form a high ponytail out of your hair and fasten it with a hair tie.

Step 2: To conceal the hair tie, wrap two braids from the ponytail’s base around the ponytail.

Step 3: To create the bang, pull a few braids from the front of the ponytail.

Step 4: Lay them flat against your head and wrap them around your head’s crown.

Step 5: After wrapping the ends of the braids around the ponytail. And tucking them in, wrap them around the base of your head.

Step 6: (Optional) Convert this into a bun by encircling the ponytail’s base with all the hair.

5. High Bun Knotless Braids

How To Style Knotless Braids

Packing your hair into a bun is one of the coolest styles for the corporate world. If you want a formal look try this style. It is possible to braid two pieces in front or to put the side pieces up if you like the bun. So it will lap well. But wrapping the braids around your bun makes your bun lap well. 

Step 1: Turn your head over and gather all your hair into a high ponytail using your hands.

Step 2: Place one hand over the front of your head to hold your hair in place.

Step 3: Twist hair before forming the bun by wrapping it around.

Step 4: Continue moving in a circle around the sun after bringing the hair back in front. And start tucking it under the hair that is already there. Hold it in place with your other hand.

Step 5: To fix the bun, tuck in a few stray hairs and tighten around it.

Step 6: (Optional) Use a thick giant hair tie to further bind your bun.

6. Some Up Some Down Knotless Braids

How To Style Knotless Braids

It involves packing some knotless braids up and some down.

Step 1: Pull a quarter of your hair up while the rest will be down. 

Step2: You can also bring out 2 to 4 bangs. 

7. Half up, Half down Knotless Braids (hair tie optional) 

How To Style Knotless Braids

A half-up, half-down braid is one of the most popular styles beauty lovers are rocking. In contrast to the latter (some up some down), this style is recognized and chic. Also, you can add bangs in front. 

Step 1: Split hair in half horizontally, and then use a hair tie to pull the top half up into a high ponytail.

Step 2: To conceal the hair tie, wrap two braids from the ponytail’s base around the ponytail.

Step 3: To frame your face, take out the first two braids in the front.

8. Half Up In a Bun Half down Knotless Braids

How To Style Knotless Braids

Half up in a bun and half down is a Y2K hairstyle that is in trend now. This ’90s style can be done with one bun or two buns (pigtail) depending on how you want it. You can experiment with both to see which one fits better.. And you can also pull down two braids if you want. 

9. Pulled back Knotless Braids

How To Style Knotless Braids

This style is done by allowing your hair to pour. In this style, you don’t need a rubber band. Pour it like that. You can use three braids on both sides to tie your hair if you don’t want your braids to disturb you. This is an ideal formal look. If your hair disrupts you during work, meetings, or when you are doing house chores. This style is for you. 

Step 1: First, separate your hair to the side and wear it down.

Step 2: Pull roughly three braids around the hair that is hanging on your face. And toward the back on the side of your head where most of your hair is.

Step 3: Holding those three braids in one hand, take three braids from the opposite side. And place them above your ear. 

10. Low Ponytail Knotless Braids (Hoops optional)

How To Style Knotless Braids

Pack your hair in a low ponytail. The low ponytail is a way you back your hair that is between a high ponytail and a pulled-back style. You can pull it back and make it bun at the tip or back like that. This is also a formal look. So if you are looking for a knotless braid style for work. Try this style. And put on hoops. Hoops will make it look gorgeous. You can choose larger hoops or smaller hoops, but we prefer larger ones.

11. Side Swoop Ponytail Knotless Braids

How To Style Knotless Braids

This style is done by pulling some braids across your forehead and putting them at the side of your hair. It is usually done with natural hair but it is also done with a knotless braid. After you have pulled some sideways, pull the other part up in a ponytail. Make sure the side and ponytail are held together with a rubber band. Ensure that the ponytail is high enough. Once it is high enough, you can allow it to pour down. This is another Y2K-inspired hairstyle

We have shown you how to style knotless braids in 2022 and 11 jaw-dropping ways to style knotless braids.

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