• Waist beads are a traditional African accessory that consist of small glass beads on a string or wire worn around the waist or hips. In Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, and other West African countries, waist beads are a symbol of femininity, fertility, sensuality, and spiritual well-being.


  • 1. It helps with weight loss

    • Sexual Attraction. A majority of African women wear waist beads as a way to show their sexual desire towards their lovers.
    • They are trendy.
    • For celebrating heritage.
    • Symbols of Femininity.

    Subsequently, question is, how should waist beads fit? Stand up straight, hold the tape measure behind you, and bring it around your waist to meet at your navel. The tape should be parallel to the floor and fit snugly around your torso without digging into your skin.

    Moreover, does Waist Beads shape your body?

    It is said that the beads shape your body and keep the waist small and hips accentuated. It was (and still is) used as a measurement tool. The beads do not stretch, so if/when the waist beads start to feel a little tight, its a sign that there was some weight gain, and vice versa.

    Do you take waist beads off?

    And youre all set! You can wear your waist beads all day, everyday. They may dull after time from showering, if that happens just polish them with a cloth. If you do want to take them off from time to time youll want to tie them loosely from the beginning and then just pull them up and off like a shirt.

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