How long do your bantu knot out last?

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I bantu knotted my hair and I LOVE the results. Any suggestions on how to get it to last longer. I am getting about 2 days, if I'm lucky.

I know part of the issue is that the product i use makes my hair slightly damp, so it's still damp when I take them down. I'm going to dry them better, but any other suggestions?

I switched products. So far that seems to helping. The ors was causing tangles

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Ok, for anyone interested, I am now getting 5+ days

Day 1 - i don't separate the curls as much. So they are kinda tight that first day

Around day 3, i start redoing random knots around my hair (the ones that have become really fuzzy0

around day 5 - I add a headband


I think I have my new winter style. Woohooo!!!!
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Some people reknot at night to make the style last longer.
Shampoo: Shea Moisture Coconut & Hibiscus Curl & Shine
Cowash: Curls Unleashed No Restrictions Conditioner
Deep Conditioner: Shea Moisture Deep Treatment Masque
Leave-In: Curls Unleashed No Boundaries
Oils: olive, argan, and Jamaican Black castor oils
So Beautiful! And wow 5 days! I have been wanting to try a BKO but I am lazy, your hair inspired me.
High Porosity, Fine, Thin Density, Low Elasticity
Co-wash, leave in, and gel: Alba botanica coconut cond., ogx mousse, &/or super wet look gel.
Curls
I wish my bantu knot out curls looked like that! Those are gorgeous. I haven't had a successful knot out yet- when I go to blend my part lines all my definition has gone out of the window. I may have to try it now that I've been doing the curly girl method, since my wash and go's last longer too.
3C/4A Fine texture, low porosity, low/medium density? Trying CG since Dec. 2013
Shampoo: Curl's Creamy Curl Cleanser or clarifying shampoo when needed.
Co-wash: Curl's coconut curlada
Deep Condition: Experimenting in the kitchen
oil: flaxseed and coconut for treatments
Styler: Tresemme conditioner, alone or mixed together with aloe vera gel
Sealer: aloe vera juice
I bantu knotted my hair and I LOVE the results. Any suggestions on how to get it to last longer. I am getting about 2 days, if I'm lucky.

I know part of the issue is that the product i use makes my hair slightly damp, so it's still damp when I take them down. I'm going to dry them better, but any other suggestions?

Originally Posted by scrills
Great results. Can you share the process from a to z with us?
Hair type/properties:
3c hair, high porosity, mediumdensity, low elasticity, fine hair.

Curly hair routine/regime:
Combine the modified cg-method (low poo) and a modified tightly curly method.
-Condition and leave in: Aubrey Organics, Giovanni Barzilian keratin and argan oil
-Sealer: shea butter, Argan, olive and coconutoil
-Gel: homemade flaxseed gel, Kinky curly custard, Queen Helene Curl royal shaping creme.
What product are you using to hold?

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