1. WHAT ARE MY WAIST BEADS FOR?
Waist beads are used for various reasons but why they are worn depends on the receivers intended purpose to put them on their body.
2. HOW DO I PUT ON MY WAIST BEADS?
You tie waist beads on to your body using one side of the string and adjust them to where you would like them to sit on your body then tie the other string together, or if you have a twist clasp, you will tightly secure the clasp together .
3. HOW DO I REMOVE MY WAIST BEADS?
Use scissors or a sharp knife to remove the waist beads off your body. If you cut the bead in the same place that you tied them you will be able to retie them on your body.
if you have a twist clasp you will untwist to remove.
4. WILL MY WAIST BEADS FIT MY BODY SIZE?
Yes. All waist beads are meant to fit any body types. Below is a sizing chart for your waist measurements and sizing. The beads can be made as long as 60 inches. Please request if you need them to extend 60 inches
XS 20-25 inches
S 26-31 inches
M 32-37 inches
L 38-42 inches
XL 43-48 inches
XXL 49-54 inches
XXXL 55-60 inches
5. HOW MANY WAIST BEADS SHOULD I WEAR?
You can wear as many waist beads as you would like depending on your intended purpose to put them on your body.
6. WHAT HAPPENS WHEN MY WAIST BEADS BREAK?
It is natural for your waist beads to break off your body. Do not panic. You can try to save the beads to tie them back together or you may have to purchase a new one. Please be careful when attaching your beads unto your body and be mindful when they are on your body to prevent them from breaking off easily
7. CAN I WEAR MY WAIST BEADS IN THE SHOWER?
Yes. You can wear waist beads in the shower and also while exercising however excessive water can weaken the string over time but they will still be durable. Also please be mindful that excess water can also change the color of the beads depending on which bead is worn on your body.
8. WILL MY WAIST BEADS HELP ME LOSE WEIGHT?
Waist beads do help with weight loss and tracking your progress. The beads fall lower on your waist as you shed inches and pounds so you can visible see your weight loss. Waist beads roll higher on your waist when as you gain weight.
9. WILL MY WAIST BEADS MAKE MY BUTT BIGGER?
Waist beads can help with body shaping. Some African women wear them as a body shaping tool to shift their weight to their hips and buttocks so yes in a way they can help with gaining a bigger butt or help make your butt and hips appear more shapely
10. WHO INVENTED WAIST BEADS?
Waist beads have been a part of tradition for African women however many believe this tradition originated from the Yoruba tribe in Nigeria.
11. WHAT IS THE TRADITION OF MY WAIST BEADS?
African women practice an old age tradition of wearing waist beads to serve as a sign of wealth. However the tradition of waist beads also celebrates womanhood, sexuality, femininity, fertility, healing, protection and spiritual well being.
12. ARE MY WAIST BEADS ONLY FOR AFRICAN WOMEN?
No. Any woman can wear waist beads
13. CAN MEN WEAR MY WAIST BEADS?
Waist beads were designed to embrace womanhood, however a homosexual male can wear waist beads to signify his feminine role between him and his lover
14. HOW LONG DOES SHIPPING TAKE?
Shipping depends on the type of bead that is ordered
15. CAN I EXCHANGE MY ORDER?
Yes you may exchange your order for another bead. Please send your order back to the return address listed on the label first and then contact us with your order information for an exchange
16. CAN I GET A REFUND?
There is a no refund policy however if you do not receive your beads after 30 business days from when you placed an order you may receive a refund.