"Chinese Bump", "Onions", and "Pig Titty" - I've heard Bantu Knots called all these names as I was growing up in St. Martin. Originally called Zulu knots, this style is said to have its roots in South Africa among the Zulu people, who are of the Bantu ethnicity. Although Bantu Knots is a traditionally African style, I am amused with its transition into Caribbean culture. Do you know what a Chinese Bump is? How are onions related to the Bantu Knot style? Who coined the term "Pig Titty" for this style? All I can say is it was a private indoor hairstyle once upon a time in the Caribbean. How do I know? Well, in the 90s, my high school geography teacher was surprised when I wore the style to her class; she asked me, "Why are you wearing your "hair rollers" in public?"
That's my mini Bantu knot history for you. These micro buns are have long migrated around the world as a protective style worn by black women, who are transitioning or anyone who wants a statement but fuss-free hairstyle.
What do you like or dislike about Bantu Knots?
Here is my small collection of Bantu Knot Style inspiration. Which one will you try/have tried? Feel to send some love to these Instagram accounts.
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