It is perfectly fine to bathe, shower, swim, exercise, and have sex in traditional African waist beads strung on cotton string. Once tied on securely they become an intimate extension of you, and you do everything in them. Just be mindful not to yank on them while pulling your pants down to use the bathroom.
Can I bathe in waist beads?
Traditional tie waist beads are semi-permanent and can be worn while bathing, swimming, sleeping, etc. Clasp waist beads are made with a metal clasp so they can be taken off. They should be taken off while bathing or swimming to protect the gold plating.
Do you wear waist beads all the time?
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 you’ll want to tie them loosely from the beginning and then just pull them up and off like a shirt.
What does it mean if your waist beads break?
Your waist bead is totally breakable either because you’re eating too or maybe while moving too fast, you don’t get to notice your beads attached to something and it rips it off your waist. This is totally normal. You just need to take note of what you were doing before it happened.
What is the spiritual purpose of waist beads?
They’re also referred to as belly beads, waistline beads, or beaded waist chains. In Ghana, Nigeria, Senegal, and other West African countries, waist beads are a symbol of femininity, fertility, sensuality, and spiritual well-being.
Is it good to wear waist beads?
Some are worn to provide protection for the mother and growing baby. Some women wear waist beads to keep track of their weight. Due to the fact that waist beads don’t stretch, you can use it to gauge the size of your waist. … And if you were to lose weight, the beads will feel loose and fall further down to the hips.
What are the benefits of waist beads?
Benefits of Waist Beads
- It helps with weight loss. You may use waist beads to chart your weight instead of getting on a scale every day to know whether there’s a gain or a loss. …
- Boosts Sexual Attraction and Satisfaction. …
- Heritage and pride. …
Can you wear waist beads while pregnant?
Q: Can I wear waist beads while pregnant/ how do I measure while pregnant ? A: Yes. When measuring for waist beads while pregnant you can either measure below your baby bump, across your navel, or slightly above the navel.
What does the Bible say about waist beads?
There are no verses in the Bible or Quran that speaks against wearing of African beads. Even if there is, African waist beads are fashionable and our forebears wore them with a great sense of dignity.
What color are fertility waist beads?
Here are some of the waist beads colors and their meanings
For instance, if you are pregnant, green waist beads can be used to symbolize fertility. The shades of green will represent a new life and the whole aspect of being productive.
Why do girls wear waist beads?
In Hindu belief, there is a phenomenon known as chakra energy. Chakra energy in waist beads is believed to help the woman wearing them stay aligned and help with the flow of life-sustaining energy. Most young women (and few men) in Nigeria wear waist beads as a fashion accessory.
How do I stop my waist beads from pinching?
Spacing Between the Beads: When waist beads are tied, make sure there is no empty spaces between the beads before securing the string. If there is space, the beads move around on the string and catch your skin or body hair causing a pinch. So PLEASE make sure to eliminate empty bead spacing.