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Knotless braids are those amazing timeless braids you can’t get enough of. These braids are on the top of the list of the most popular protective hairstyles for natural hair, it has been around for a very long time and it happens to be a versatile hairstyle you can try this year.
A knotless braid is a hairstyle worth trying if you need a break from the constant styling of your natural hair.
Do knotless braids last long? Yes, knotless braids can between two to three months, however, this includes the right maintenance and it’s recommended to have it removed after a month or two to prevent hair damage.
42 Amazing Knotless Braids Styles For The Year
Knotless braids are quite similar to box braids but knotless braids do not include the small knots that start at the base of traditional box braids.
With winter on the horizon, you do need to think of protective styles to keep your hair from frizz. Hence, we have rounded up 42 amazing knotless braids styles for the year.
1. Goddess Knotless Braids
One of the hairstyles that have taken the world of braids by storm is knotless braids and it seems the hairstyle is loved in all African countries. Knotless braids are lots easier to plait and less painful compared to box braids. This is one of the lovely ways you can rock knotless braids.
2. Blonde Boho Knotless
Pretty hard not to love the blonde-gold color. It is bright and really did highlight the knotless braid more.
3. Grey Knotless Braids
The fun part about braids is how exciting they are and you don’t have to worry about hair breakage or it becoming rough in days. It’s a really cool hairstyle and there are just so many ways it can be styled. If you are up for a simple but really classy look then the grey knotless braid is perfect.
4. Square Pattern Knotless Braid
The fun part of making a knotless braid is the pattern design and the exciting neat ways the lines are. This particular knotless braid style comes with curl tips to make it look even more interesting and classy.
5. Wine Extension Knotless Braids
We are completely in love with this knotless braid hairstyle. It is an interesting hairstyle you can’t help but love. It keeps you from worrying about your edges.
6. Knotless Box Braids
This overall look is quite sleek and it nicely compliments the hairstyle.
7. Trend Knotless Hairstyle
We must admit we are in love with this look. It’s the perfect definition of cool and classy.
8. Blonde Knotless Braids
The unique burgundy color tends to stand out in all kinds of braid hairstyles.
9. Big Knotless Braid
Big and simple is just great if you hate spending hours sitting to get your hair fixed.
10. Shoulder Length Curly Knotless Braid
This is another extremely fashionable look you are sure to love. It is perfect for all kinds of occasions.
11. Short Knotless Braids
Go for short knotless braids if you want to keep your hair off your shoulder.
12. Long Big Knotless Box Braids
We all love long braids, they keep things fancy and allow us to step out in style.
13. Cool Knotless Style
Stay on the knotless braid trend. It is all glam and classy for all kinds of looks you are trying to recreate.
14. Sectioning Braids
Sectioning braids are really amazing hairstyles for any hair type. They are really great if you want to give your hair a stylish makeover.
15. Box Braid Knotless
Chunky knotless braids are simply amazing.
16. High Ponytail
If you are thinking of ways to style your knotless braids then a ponytail is the way to keep it neat and tidy.
17. Gold Knotless Braid
If you are up for the gold extension look then here is the perfect knotless braid hairstyle to try.
18. Medium Knotless Braids
A wine-colored knotless braid has a unique way of introducing you without you having to say a word. It is a really cool and classy extension for braids.
19. Lemonade Knotless Braid
Short and curl will do the trick just fine.
20. Bohemian Knotless Braid
Knotless braids with curls are really exceptional as well.
21. Tiny Gold Knotless Braids
Gold is that color you can’t help but find fascinating and it happens to be really fancy especially when it’s made with knotless braids.
22. Dope Knotless Braids
Elegant is the perfect word for this overall look.
23. Space Knotless Braid
Here is another version of the knotless braid we are completely in love with. This braid hairstyle is really neat with visible lines to keep it from looking boring.
24. Really Long Knotless Braid
This is what we call ”diva braid”. This is extremely long and fitting for all kinds of elegant flamboyant looks.
25. Medium Jumbo Knotless Braids
Simple is always perfect with knotless braids. Nothing overly dramatic or too much to weigh your hair down
26. Goddess Knotless Braids
Goddess braids are usually bigger than the traditional box braids and when plaited in a knotless style can be a great protective hairstyle for any hair type. Adding accessories to it is the perfect way to show off your braids and creativity.
27. Cool Parted Knotless Braids With Loose Curls
One of the most beautiful things about knotless braids is how they can be really long without hurting your scalp. Here is a long knotless braid if you are into long hairstyles, this is a style that won’t cause breakage to your hair and there are so many ways you can have it styled.
28. White Boho Braids In Half Up Do
White boho braid is one of the most popular braid hairstyles, they are easy to maintain. These braids are perfect if you want to keep it chic and breezy, there are so many ways colors can be incorporated into it.
29. Knotless With Braids With Purple Ends
One of the most common ways to wear box braids is by using two-colored extensions. Black is usually at the top while any color can be used for the ends. This is a hairstyle with a timeless appeal and it’s really classy when packed in a bun.
30. Brown Knotless Braids
Brown is that color that helps keep things neutral and cool. The brown braid is a great choice if you are going for a style that highlights your facial features and keeps things cool.
31. Knotless Braids With Curls
We all love curls and having them adorn the ends of your knotless braids comes with a classic appeal. Curly ends are often common in bohemian box braids but they really do look great with knotless braids and you just have to choose to go with defined curls or fluff them for a more exciting look.
32. Knotless Braids With Feeds
Another fresh option to help you get classy braids is having feeds installed with them. This braid style allows you to get creative with the feeds
33. Ombre Knotless Box Braids
A light Ombre braid gives you a unique and gorgeous look you can’t help but love which is why it’s the most popular braid color. Ombre knotless braids help flatter your best features.
34. Tiny Ponytail Knotless Braid
Another trending knotless braid style worth trying is the tiny knotless braids. This braid style takes longer to make compared to box braids but they are a great way to keep your hair healthy and free from damages.
35. Honey Blonde Knotless Braid
Honey blonde knotless braid is a huge trend that makes you stand out from the crowd.
36. Bob Knotless Braids
Here is a bob knotless braid that takes less time to put in and they are not heavy on your scalp which makes them the ideal hairstyle if you don’t want to wear your natural hair down.
37. Pop Smoke Knotless Braids
The pop smoke with knotless braids is a tension-free and long-lasting protective hairstyle for all hair types. Depending on your preferred size, it can be done using the feed-in method while braiding the hair to keep it simple.
38. Jumbo Knotless Braids
Jumbo braids are those box braids we can’t get enough of. A knotless jumbo box braid keeps your hair sturdy and prevents breakage even after getting rid of the braids.
39. Medium Jumbo Braids
If you are not so into large jumbo box braids then you can go for the medium ones although they take longer to make but are just as sophisticated.
40. White Knotless Lock Braids
If you are going for a look that stands out, we recommend fixing your knotless braids with white extensions. The locks take less time to fix than the large knotless braids and when done with yarn, they don’t feel that heavy.
41. Boho knotless Braids With Classic Square
Give your knotless braids an upgrade with a classic square instead of the triangle section.
42. Knotless Braids With Beads
Beads are not just a way to accessorize your hair but they are great ways to take your knotless braids to the next level. They allow you to put a personalized finish to the ends of your braids and you can go for colorful beads for a more vibrant look.
Knotless braids are considered really fascinating option to traditional braids. They put less pressure and manipulation on your scalp which allows your hair to grow underneath it. There is less tugging on your hair with knotless braids however to stay on the safe side, above are knotless braids that are trending and are good for your edges.