How tight are waist beads supposed to be?

Should waist beads fit tight?

Make sure they are not too tight, so that they do not break when you bend or sit (or after you eat too much). I personally have worn the same set of waist beads for up to 5 years without taking them off.

Are waist beads supposed to pinch?

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.

Can you tighten waist beads?

Adjust your waist beads right on the stomach. If you feel them tight, you can loosen them or if they lose use clasp to adjust them correctly on the stomach and cut the extra ones. … If the beads are tightened, make sure you eat foods that help flush your kidneys, and you may go to the washroom regularly.

When should 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.

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Does waist beads shape your body?

Measurements and Body Shaping

Both traditionally and in modern times, women will wear waist beads to get/keep their bodies intact. It is said that the beads shape your body and keep the waist small and hips accentuated.

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 is the best cord for waist beads?

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  • Top 10 Best Strings For Waist Beads: Product Reviews.
  • 1) EuTengHao 0.8mm Elastic Waist Bead String.
  • 2) Tenn Well Colorful Elastic Fabric 1.5mm String.
  • 3) Mandala Crafts 2mm Waxed Cotton String.
  • 4) Hemptique 100% Strong Hemp String 1mm.
  • 5) PH Pandahall Satin And Nylon Rattail Smooth Strings – Set Of 10.

Can you shower with waist beads?

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.

What do clear waist beads mean?

Icy – Clear Waist Beads

In African culture, Clear stands for gifted and clever. Learn more about the meaning of colors here.