If you are looking for cool and edgy knotless medium box braid styles, you are in the right place. One of my favorite styles to have is braids because it’s a great protective style that you can do on the go and for an event. Also, knotless braids are super popular and seem to be a trend in pop culture this year. Many stars and famous people also love rocking the knotless braid look.
This post will cover what medium knotless braids are and share some styles you can use with your new knotless braids for inspiration. If you are new here and unsure what knotless braids are, let’s go over what knotless braids are.
What are knotless box braids?
Knotless box braids are a great protective hairstyle that combines synthetic or human hair into cornrows without using any knots.
Knotless box braids can protect your natural hair and help retain moisture, and the braids can also give your hair a break from styling and manipulation. On average, the braids can last for 5 to 6, depending on the size of the braids. But most medium knotless braids can last at least five weeks with proper maintenance.
How long do medium knotless box braids last?
Depending on the stylist, medium knotless box braids can last anywhere between 5 to 8 weeks. This hairstyle of box braids is a great protective style that can give your hair a break from styling every day.
Knotless braids are a great protective style because they don’t cause as much tension on the scalp as traditional box braids and are less likely to cause breakage.
They also look more natural and can last up to 8 weeks with proper care. Knotless braids also have more styling versatility since you can access your natural hair between them without having to undo them.
Which are better small or medium knotless braids?
Suppose you are looking to keep your knotless braids longer, than you might want to go with the small knotless braids. If you want to test knotless braids out and don’t want to spend hours in your stylist’s chair, then go with the medium knotless.
Nonetheless, you can’t go wrong with these knotless because they are so neat and a great protective style.
25 Easy Large & Medium Knotless Box Braids Styles
1. Medium knotless braids
These are super pretty if you want shorter knotless braids to test out.
2. Long medium knotless braids
Now, if you want the length, then try these long medium knotless braids out.
3. Jumbo knotless braids
Here are some jumbo knotless braids with color that are super pretty. I love the color of these braids, which gives them more creativity.
4. Medium Knotless Braids W/ Color
If you are looking for more color in your knotless braids, check out this medium knotless braid style.
5. Red Medium Knotless Box Braids
Here are some more knotless box braids, but this time, it has red in them. I think they are really pretty and super neat.
6. Purple Knotless Braids
Here are some medium knotless braids with purple in them. If you are looking for an edge style, this is the one!
7. Medium Ombre Knotless Braids
If you are looking for the ombre look this for you!
8. Blonde Knotless Box Braids
I love the color of these medium knotless box braids. If you are looking for new color try this style out.
9. Red Knotless Box Braids
The red in these knotless box braids is so pretty and adds some volume and edge.
10. Very Long Knotless Braids
I love long braids, and these take the cake as they are super pretty and neat.
11. Medium Blonde Knotless Braids
Look at this color! These blonde medium knotless braids are gorgeous. If you like to step out the box, try this one!
12. Red Knotless Box Braids
I love the red in this knotless braid hairstyle. They are very nice and great for everyday activities.
13. Knotless boho Braids
These are simply gorgeous! These are called knotless boho braids and they are perfect.
14. Jumbo boho knotless braids
Is this style super cute? While they aren’t medium knotless braids, I had to include them for individuals looking for significant jumbo knotless braids inspiration.
Jumbo boho knotless braids are a great way to switch up your look and add a fun, boho-chic vibe to your hairstyle.
15. Large Heart Boho Knotless Braids
This knotless braid hairstyle is super cute and another jumbo braid inspriation! The knotless technique is great because it gives you the same look as traditional knotless braids but without bulky knots that can add extra weight and take away from the jumbo-sized look.
16. Knotless Updo Knotless Box Braids
If you are looking for a way to style your knotless braids check out this updo! It’s super pretty and easy to do.
17. Knee Knotless Box Braids
I love these knotless box braids. If you want to get your hair done fairly quickly, check out this knotless braid hairstyle.
18. Long Blonde Knotless Braids
Here is another long blonde knotless braid hairstyle that you can if you are looking for a new color to try.
19. Triangle Knotless Box Braids
I love these triangle medium knotless box braids. These braids are super cute and very neat.
20. Half-Up Half-Down Knotless Braids
I also love the half-up and half-down look with braids. The stylist achieved that look in this image.
21. Triangle Knotless Braids with Ombre
Here are some triangle knotless braids with ombre in them! For this hairstyle, you will likely need about six to seven packs of hair.
22. Symmetrical Knotless Braids
I love this symmetrical knotless braid look. Once again these are super neat and very pretty.
23. Red Knotless Box Braids
These red knotless box braids are fire! If you love trying new colors, try this one out.
24. Curly Knotless Medium Braids
I love these medium braids and the end tips! If you are looking for medium box braids that are knotless to test out, check out these!
What size are medium knotless braids?
Medium knotless braids typically measure between 1/4 and 1/2 inches in diameter. The size will depend on the type of hair used and the size of the particular braids. If you are unsure, it’s always best to consult a professional hairstylist to ensure you get the size and look you desire.
Which last longer box braids or knotless?
Generally, box braids can last up to 8 weeks, while knotless braids can last up to 12 weeks. However, it depends on how you take care of your braids. If you make sure to wash, condition, and oil your braids regularly, both types of braids can last for a long time. Proper care is the key to keeping your braids looking great for longer.
What’s the difference between Knotless and box braids?
Knotless braids are a type of hairstyle created by using synthetic extensions that have no knots in them. This allows the wearer to achieve a natural-looking style, eliminating the small bumps that can occur with standard box braids.
Box braids are a type of hairstyle created by using small sections of hair and creating three-strand braids secured with elastics. Box braids tend to create a more defined and structured look compared to the more natural look of knotless braids.
Box Braids vs. Knotless Braids
With box braids, a knot is used to secure the braids in your hair. With knotless braids, the stylist will use your hair to start the braids and let it feed into the braids as they braid down.
Both braids are super cute. If you don’t want your braids super tight, inform the stylist not to braid tight beforehand.
How much should medium knotless cost?
The cost of knotless braids will vary depending on the stylist, but the average range for knotless braids is $150 to $500, depending on location and also the stylist. Also, keep in mind the size of the braids and also the length and longer & smaller braids are usually more in price.
How To Style Knotless Box Braids
If you are looking for different styles for your knotless braids, check out the tutorial below.
How to do knotless box braids
If you are looking to do knotless box braids yourself, check out the tutorial below.
How many packs of hair do you need for Knotless braids?
The amount of hair you need for knotless braids will vary depending on the size of the braids but on average, between 5 to 7 packs of hair. A great brand to check out for Knotless braids is Xpression pre-stretched hair for braids.
Pro Tip: Before you get your braids done, it’s a great idea to wash, condition, and blow dry your hair beforehand since you will have the braids in for at least a month and maybe more.