What are waist beads?
Waist beads are a traditional African accessory that consist of small beads on a string or wire worn around your waist or hips. They come in different colors and shapes and may also include decorative stones, crystals, or charms.
What are they good for?
Waist beads are used for health awareness. They are used to track weight gain or weight loss. They do not stretch. If you were to gain weight the beads would sit higher on the waist or become tighter.Waist beads are also good for reconnecting with yourself and amplifying your feminine energy. Wearing waist beads is a sensual experience with you and your body.
What are some benefits of waist beads?
They helps with weight awareness
They symbolize femininity
They look great on every waist
They can help with your posture
They represent maturity and fertility
They are a form of self-expression
In Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, and other West African countries, waist beads are a symbol of femininity, fertility, sensuality and spiritual well-being. In Ghana they use certain charms that can protect you from negative energy and can help you with healing.
You can’t go wrong with adorning yourself with waist beads. Choose the colors and styles that call out to you. You know what you like and what makes you feel like the Goddess you are.