What are waist beads?
African waist beads are belly beads chain that has been over the centuries by women for spiritual reasons, a fashion accessory, royalty for body adornment and our favorite as a body tracker to remind you to pay attention to your weight (put that Fitbit down for now).
These natural gemstone waist beads are either usually handmade. Wearing of beads around the waist is very popular among West Africans, notably Ghanaians and Nigerians.
They are a great way to lose weight because they restrict the amount of food you’ll eat and the type of food you’ll eat.