The waist beads are designed for women who wish to look more beautiful and attractive. The African women wear one or multiple waist beads 24×7 throughout their life. The purpose of wearing African waist beads is different for every woman but the process to wear waist beads is the same.
Wearing African waist beads is very simple but the first time wearer should learn the procedure before trying on her own. The African waist beads are crafted in different sizes (lengths) to fit on slim women, average women and plus size women. So, it is important to know the right size of waist beads for your body size before buying one.
How to Wear African Waist Beads in a Safe Way
Wearing waist beads is a simple yet important task. Because the waist beads will stay firmly on your waist only if you wear them properly otherwise the waist beads won’t stay in place and you will need to keep adjusting it frequently. Here I provide some tips to choose the right African waist beads for yourself and wear them in a safe way.
Steps to Wear African Waist Beads Properly
The Original African Waist Beads are made with either nylon or cotton string without any buckle or clasps. The African women tie multiple knots to wear the waist beads firmly and properly around their waistline. Here I provide the procedure to wear African waist beads so that you can tie them in a safe way.
- Get the African waist beads in your hands and hold one end of the string in each hand.
- Wrap the waist beads on your waist above the navel or on the navel or below the navel, whichever style you like.
- Check if the waist beads cover your entire waist and lock it where they fit properly.
- Don’t suck your stomach in, keep breathing normally and make sure your stomach is in its natural condition.
- Tie one end of the string with the string part where the waist beads fit properly, keep remaining beads a bit away.
- Tie multiple knots to secure the waist beads and cut the excess part with scissors.
- So, this is how you can tie African waist beads safely on your body.
Are African Waist Beads Hard to Wear?
No, the African waist beads are easy to wear for all women. You just need to get your waist beads in right size and learn how to wear them properly. Thereafter there is nothing hard or complicated in wearing waist beads.
The original African waist beads don’t have any buckle or clasp for easy locking when wearing them. Perhaps, it is the reason for some women finding waist beads hard to wear.
Know Your Waist Size
The African artisans make waist beads in different sizes because the women with large body need longer waist beads. So, it is important to know your waist size before you choose any waist beads set for yourself.
You should get a soft tape measure and wrap it around your waist to get accurate measurement of your waist. Make sure that you measure the body area where you want to tie the waist beads. Knowing your waist size will help you get the right size African waist beads or you will know that you need to add an extension string to your existing waist beads.
Are African Waist Beads Stretchy?
No, the Original African Waist Beads are not stretchy as they contain either nylon or cotton string. Moreover, the African women wear waist beads for body shaping, posture improvement and weight management purposes, all of these are possible only when the waist beads won’t stretch.
Some modern waist beads come with the elastic string or polyester/polyurethane string that is stretchy.
The African waist beads are easy to wear for women and they last for a long time. I hope that now you have learned how to tie African waist beads in a safe way and how to measure your waist for waist beads.